Cindy grew up in Saskatchewan and began her post secondary education at the University of Saskatchewan. She received a BA in 1996 with a major in Psychology and furthered her education at the University of Alberta, obtaining a degree in Occupational Therapy in 2000. Cindy began her career as an Occupational Therapist working in a variety of settings for a year then started to specialize in Hand Therapy. She obtained her Certified Hand Therapist (CHT) designation in 2006. Cindy is a member of the Canadian Society of Hand Therapist and served as their treasurer for a three-year term. She moved to Edmonton two years ago and is enjoying being close to family.