Thompson Optometry Team

Trish, Vision Therapist

Trish graduated from Sheridan’s Medical Assistant's Program in 1978. At that time she began work in a chiropractor's office worked and then switched to a family physician's office where she was promoted to office manager. Later she became an education assistant at Brampton Christian Schools. Trish taught skating many years in Brampton.

Trish has been involved in the practice starting as a bookkeeper in the practice in 1990. In 2011 she trained as a vision therapist with courses under the direction of the Optometric Extension Program.


Cathy, Optometric Assistant

Cathy joined our Team in 2015, bringing with her 17 years of experience in the medical device industry.

She is currently responsible for assisting our patients with booking appointments, running diagnostic vision tests and dispensing eyeglasses. She has a unique interest and perspective when assisting our patients with all of their visual needs, as she herself has been in eyeglasses since she was just an infant.

Cathy is married with two grown sons. She loves spending time at her cottage in the Haliburton Highlands, socialising with family and friends.


Denise, Lab Technician

Denise joined our team in August of 2015 bringing with her 25 years of experience in the field of optometry. She completed the Certified Optometric Assistants Program in 2000, and has attended numerous continuing education courses.

She enjoys helping patients select the appropriate frame and lenses that best suit them and adjusts them for the most comfortable fit. Quite often being able to provide same day service with our in office edging lab.

Denise enjoys spending time in the garden, reading and has a cat. She tries to get back to the East coast as much as possible to visit family and friends, which is where she grew up.


Christina (Criss), Optometric Assistant

Criss joined the team in May of 2017. She has been working in the eye care industry since 2011 and brings with her a wealth of experience. Criss graduated from the School of Make-Up Art and worked as an cosmetics education specialist for seven years. Criss is originally from Vaughan and still lives there. She likes yoga and has a Yorkie named Harley.