Our Team

Specialist rehabilitation, in good hands.

TABIRS benefits from unrivalled access to the expertise and oversight of multiple esteemed professionals with many years of combined industry experience.

Led by President Hedy Chandler, a registered Social Worker and Executive Director of Community Head Injury Resource Services of Toronto (CHIRS) since 1986, she has overseen the organization grow to become one of North America’s most recognized multi-service health agencies.

Our neuropsychologists Carolyn Lemsky and Michelle Busse have over 35 years of combined industry experience. They are both fully qualified to quickly understand the complex relationships between an individual’s brain injury, history, personality and their environment.

Active participants in regular team meetings, staff training and mentoring sessions, this underlines their passion and commitment to providing consistent, high quality service.

Whenever you work with us, TABIRS will design program plans that include personally relevant goals, appropriate intervention strategies focused on an individual’s strengths and needs, and provision of services to stimulate community integration and personal achievement.

Carry on reading to discover a little more about our team members and how they treat every single person with compassion, dignity, inclusivity and respect. Rest assured, you’re in good hands with us.

Why choose TABIRS? Here’s how we’re different.

Practical Reports

Designed to be easily interpreted by clients and families, and readily translated into service and care plans.

Specialized Practice

Providing evaluation and intervention with complex co-occurring conditions such as serious mental illness and substance use.

Significant Expertise

Our assessors are experienced with medical legal evaluations and are confident courtroom experts.

Long-Term Care Specialists

As clinicians who provide ongoing intervention for clients in the community, we are well positioned to advise on long-term care needs and costs as well.

Discover the difference our rehabilitation and support services can make.
Please call us today at (416)-696-6031, toll free: 833-696-6031.

We transform lives.
Help us do more for the community.

A gift to the CHIRS Foundation is a wonderful way to pay tribute or make a dfference to those
living with ABI and their families. Your donations help with undertaking more ABI research,
consistently improving care facilities, and employing even more influential members of staff.

People Also Asked

I’ve worked with TABIRS and want to submit a testimonial. How can I do that?

TABIRS always welcomes the feedback of those we’ve had the pleasure of working with. Please visit our Testimonials page to share your story. You can also leave a review on our Google My Business and Facebook pages.  

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