Chelsea Jones PhD - Inclusion advocate - Postdoctoral Fellowship - photographer - Veteran Occupational Therapist
Chelsea Jones, what a delight to chat with. Her easy smile and quick laugh arrive before you realize how sharp and creative her mind is. The thread of her life so far has been helping those disadvantaged restoring bodies and minds. She has big goals, achieves them in what she calls small bits, yet for most people they would be considered long strides. Chelsea is humble in relating her Occupational Therapist work with the Canadian Armed Forces members. I believe the members of our forces deserve all the support we can give them for what they do for us, proud of her for that.
Her photography will take your breath away, as it has many judges.
We chat about her systems for reaching her big goals, how she balances her life-work ratio, which is hard when you love both so dearly. She relates the influences in her life; how she has embraced her path from that. It is a cheery conversation that I think will give you some rich insights that you can use yourself.
Chelsea Jones Bio
Chelsea is a diverse woman accomplished in both medical and artistic fields. She is brilliant in both. Having just earned her Ph.D. at the Faculty of Rehabilitation Medicine. Now she is a Postdoctoral Fellowship at Leiden University, Netherlands going deeper into trauma-affected populations and novel interventions. She started and remains working with military and veteran personnel as an Occupational Therapists. Even her dogs play their part as comfort dogs.
Her artistic expressions earned her PPOC’s Master of Photographic Arts (MPA). The crown is the rare award of a Fellow of PPOC with her thesis on Diversity and Inclusion in the Photographic Community. Her images frequently win regional and National salon awards. Chelsea holds 20 Accreditations in diverse photographic genres.
In front of all these accomplishments is a warm, caring woman easy to laugh and smile. Based in Edmonton with her family she has just started her stride to improve our world. She is the chair for PPOC’s National Accreditation program, a member of the PPOC National Diversity effort and PPOC-AB’s chair for their Inclusion effort
Chelsea is the owner and award-winning principal photographer for Vitality Images.
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