Certified Health and Wellness Coach (Wellcoaches School of Coaching)
Certified Exercise Physiologist, (Canadian Society for Exercise Physiology)
Masters Degree, Adapted Physical Activity
BSc, Health and Exercise Physiology
Master of Arts in Counselling Psychology Student (graduate May 2021)
Simone Olinek is a Certified Health and Wellness Coach, Certified Exercise Physiologist with the Canadian Society for Exercise Physiology, and has a Master’s
degree in Adapted Physical Activity. She is completing her internship as a counsellor / psychotherapist at the Centre for Treatment of Sexual Assault and Childhood Trauma (Ottawa, ON). She will
complete her Master of Arts degree in Counselling Psychology by May 2021. Simone also volunteers as a support person for women who have survived sexual assault.
In addition to her work in Mental Health, Simone spent 8 years working with the Directorate of Fitness Human Performance Research team creating fitness standards for the Canadian Department of National Defence. She has worked as a kinesiologist, fitness instructor and outdoor adventure guide.
Simone has visited, worked and studied in several countries across Asia, Africa, Europe and North America. She has volunteered with the Jamaica Paraplegic Association and Paralympic team, with refugee organizations along the Thailand / Myanmar border, and studied in Ghana, Belgium and Ireland. Simone is the mother of two boys and an avid believer in making holistic fitness, health and wellness priorities in her family's lifestyle.