Frédérique Poncet, erg., Ph.D.

Institutional Researcher, Lethbridge-Layton-Mackay Rehabilitation Centre (LLMRC), CIUSSS West-Central Montreal (CWCM);
Assistant Professor, School of Physical and Occupational Therapy, McGill University;
Adjunct Professor, School of Optometry, Université de Montréal;
Regular Researcher, CRIR—LLMRC, CWCM.

Phone: 514 487-1770 (1134)



  • Diplôme d’État, Occupational Therapy, Université Paris-Est-Créteil-Val-de-Marne, France, 1996
  • Diplôme Universitaire (DU), Neuropsychology, Université Pierre et Marie Currie, France, 2004
  • M.Sc., Motor Science, Université Paris Sud, France, 2007
  • Ph.D., Biomédical Sciences, Université de Montréal/Université Pierre et Marie Currie, Montréal/Paris, 2014
  • Postdoctorate, Rehabilitation, Université de Montréal et CRIR—Centre de réadaptation Lucie-Bruneau, 2015
  • Postdoctorates, Psychology, Université Concordia and Vision, Université de Montréal/CRIR—INLB, 2019

Research interests

Cognitive and neurovisual impairments; sensorymotor disabilities; strokes, traumatismes craniocérébraux; brain injuries; culinary intervention; dance therapy.

Selected publications

Moore, V., Cantin, S., Carignan, M., Courchesne, M., Qian, C.X. & Poncet, F. (2020). Case report: Effect of a retinal prosthesis system on Charles Bonnet visual hallucinations. Optometry and Vision Science, 97(12), 1023-1028. [doi]

Swaine, B., Poncet, F., Lachance, B., Proulx-Goulet, C., Bergeron, V., Brousse, É., . . . McKinley, P. (2020). The effectiveness of dance therapy as an adjunct to rehabilitation of adults with a physical disability. Frontiers in Psychology, 11, 1963. [doi] OPEN ACCESS

Esmail, A., Poncet, F., Auger, C., Rochette, A., Dahan-Oliel, N., Labbé, D., Kehayia, E., Billebaud, C., de Guise, É., Lessard, I., Ducharme, I., Vermeersch, O. & Swaine B.R. (2020). The role of clothing on participation of persons with a physical disability: A scoping review. Applied Ergonomics, 85,103058. [doi]

Poncet, F., Swaine, B.R., Migeot, H., Lamoureux, J., Picq, C. & Pradat-Diehl, P. (2018). Effectiveness of a multidisciplinary rehabilitation program for persons with acquired brain injury and executive dysfunction. Disability & Rehabilitation, 40(13), 1569-1583. [doi]

Poncet, F., Swaine, B.R., Dutil, E., Chevignard, M. & Pradat-Diehl, P. (2017). How do assessments of activities of daily living address executive functions: A scoping review. Neuropsychological Rehabilitation, 27(5), 618-666. [doi]




Research orientation

Axis 2: Participation, Social Inclusion and Rehabilitation Services

Research topic

Thème 1 : The person, their entourage and the community

Theme 1: Functional Mechanisms

Research Site

CRIR – Lethbridge-Layton-Mackay Rehabilitation Centre (Constance-Lethbridge site), CIUSSS West-Central Montreal

University Affiliation