Bryony is passionate about finding out what interests and motivates your child and enjoys applying this in fun, creative ways during her therapy sessions. Bryony also enjoys supporting parents to improve confidence and self-efficacy when implementing strategies at home and in the community.
Bryony completed her Master of Occupational Therapy from The University of Sydney. She is a positive and creative therapist and brings a wide repertoire of skills and knowledge into sessions that stem from her love of science and the creative Arts. Having completed her undergraduate studies in Science and Arts, she holds an Honours degree in Geology, a Bachelor of Science degree in Geology, Geophysics and Applied Geology and a Bachelor of Arts degree in French.
Bryony is open minded and has experienced many different cultures having grown up on a goat farm in Rural Darwin, lived in France and in many cities across Australia. Bryony easily makes connections with children, is empathetic, and can comprehend complexities of child development, valuing your child’s unique qualities and strengths.
Bryony takes a holistic and family-centred approach and is driven to provide individualised therapy goals to support a wide range of children to participate in meaningful activities aimed to improve their quality of life. Through her OT clinical experience Bryony has worked with children to develop:
- – social and play skills
- – emotional regulation
- – sensory processing
- – handwriting
- – visual attention
- – gross motor skills
- – fine motor skills
- – confidence and self-esteem
Bryony draws from a wide range of approaches, always staying on top of the latest research and strategising how to implement this in real life to ensure quality service.
Bryony loves animals, especially maremma sheepdogs, and on the weekend enjoys spending time with friends and family at the beach, hiking in the bush, competing in the long-distance cross-country navigation sport Rogaining, or adding to her rock collection.