My main business location is:
I also work in these areas:
Telehealth services in all states and territories
Do I offer services online?
Type of provider
- Occupational therapy
I have experience supporting people with:
- Acquired brain injury
- Cognitive impairment
- Complex communication needs
- Health related disability
- Intellectual disability
- Neurological disability
- Physical disability
- Psychosocial disability
- Spinal cord injury
More information about my experience:
I am a practicing Occupational Therapist with full registration. I have more than 12 years’ experience as an Occupational Therapist and specialise in working with community-dwelling adults with long-term disabilities, neurological and degenerative conditions.I have spent time working as an Occupational Therapist in the Greater Geelong region, Melbourne and Vancouver, Canada in both the public and private healthcare systems. I work with NDIS clients via Telehealth (using phone or video calls) and provide Occupational Therapy services across Australia. My current role is highly focused on supporting people with disabilities to maximise their independence with daily activities and community engagement. I am passionate about working with clients to achieve their personal goals and help them to optimise their engagement in activities that they find meaningful. I am interested and passionate about working with clients on cognitive and learning strategies, community retraining, equipment and home modifications. I am competent and have experience supporting NDIS participants to achieve their housing goals including assistance with SDA and SIL applications.
I have skills working with:
- People from culturally and linguistically diverse backgrounds
- People in crisis or emergency situations
- People in hospital
- People living in or at risk of entering residential aged care
- People seeking mainstream housing
- People seeking specialist disability accommodation (SDA)
- People with ageing or seriously ill parents/family
- People with behaviours of concern
- People with complex communication needs
- People with high and complex health needs
- Support workers - including meeting their training needs
My formal qualifications and professional memberships include:
- Bachelor of Occupational Therapy (with Honours), La Trobe University
- AHPRA Registration OCC0001726576
- Working with Children Check 1373843A-01
I have attended the following UpSkill training workshop(s):
A little bit more about me:
I am an Occupational Therapist and run my own private practice – Occupational Therapy and Me, Australia. I grew up mostly in Melbourne however spent several of my primary school years in regional Western Australia. I now live with my young family in New Zealand. In my spare time I enjoy spending time with my family and friends exploring the outdoors. You will often find me with my husband and daughter at our local beach. I also love spending time drinking coffee (daily), reading, watching movies, hiking or snowboarding in the winter. My favourite hobby is swimming and I am a fully qualified swimming instructor.
My professional values are:
As an Occupational Therapist, I am committed to working with clients in a client-centred manner, and value respect, honesty and reliability in my practice. In my approach to therapy, I aim to assist clients to improve and/or maintain independence in everyday activities that they find meaningful. I am passionate about working with clients to optimise their overall health and wellbeing and to achieve their personal and housing goals.
Registered NDIS service provider:
I am not a registered NDIS service provider.
Please note: Your NDIS plan must be self-managed or plan-managed to use this provider. This provider is not registered with the NDIS Commission.
64 028 8513 7989
Occupational Therapy and Me, Australia
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