OCCUPATIONAL THERAPISTS IN PRIVATE PRACTICE WORKING WITH CHILDREN

Occupational therapists provide assessment and therapy for children who are experiencing difficulties in their development and learning. The areas occupational therapists may assess include play skills, self-care skills, feeding skills, sensory processing, gross motor skills, fine motor skills, visual-motor coordination, visual perception, handwriting, social skills and self-esteem.

This indicates that the Occupational Therapist is registered with Medicare to provide rebated sessions via the Chronic Disease Management services with referral via GP

Metro - North of the River

Abilitations Occupational Therapy Service

Toni Farquharson

4 Myrtle Avenue, Sorrento, 6020

: 0419960577

Secondary Email: pit@bigpond.net.au

School and home visiting service providing assessment and intervention for children with prewriting, writing and drawing, fine motor control, thinking skills – problem solving and perception, visual processing and pre-reading, planning and organisation, body control and posture, attention to task and sensory processing difficulties.

Swiss Family Clinic

Kristy Casella

97 Thomas Street SUBIACO

: (08) 6255 5333

Secondary Email: Kristy.casellaot@gmail.com

Website: http://www.swissfamilyclinic.com.au

Kristy Casella is an experienced Occupational Therapist offering assessment and intervention for children 0-8 years of age. Kristy is accepting referrals for children with developmental delays, handwriting difficulties, coordination difficulties, sensory processing, attention difficulties, ADHD and Autism Spectrum Disorder. Swiss Family Clinic is a private multidisciplinary service providing expert mental health and developmental paediatric service using a family/client centred approach.

Kids Shine Therapy Services

Kendra Sunits

Mobile Therapy Service

: 0423 060 527

Secondary Email: hello@kidsshine.com.au

Website: https://www.facebook.com/kids.shine.therapy

Kids Shine is a mobile therapy service providing high quality paediatric OT and speech therapy in homes, schools, and community settings. We work with children aged 0 – 10, specialising in supporting children with disabilities such as autism, developmental delay, Down syndrome, and other diagnoses. We use the early childhood approach to therapy – partnering with families to set goals, complete assessments, and provide individualized intervention. We provide services across a range of support needs; early intervention, school skills, fine-motor, self-care, mealtimes, regulation and play skills.

Step Ahead Occupational Therapy Services

Corene Wainstein

162 Stirling Highway Nedlands 6009

: 0410651755

Secondary Email: info@stepaheadot.com.au

Website: http://www.stepaheadot.com.au

Child and Family centred Paediatric Private Practice for babies, children and young adults up to the age of 13 years. Work closely with other offsite Multi- Disciplinary Teams and Professionals. Experienced staff provide mainly clinic based individual and small group therapy sessions, and assessments to address individual needs. Gross and fine motor skills, sensory processing, modulation of attention and behaviours, learning/handwriting and self care skills to help children to develop the confidence and skills for activities they want to or need to do and to reach their potential.

  • Registered for Helping Children with Autism
  • Registered for Better Start for Children with Disability

Blossom Therapy WA

Emma Marpole

The Whitford Family Centre 21C Endeavour Road Hillarys, 6025

: 0405181196 or 0405181196

Secondary Email: kemarpole@yahoo.com.au

Website: http://www.blossomtherapywa.com.au

We have 16 years experience working with children 0-18 years old with a variety of needs. We work from a clinic in Hillarys and also in schools, day care centres and in homes. We develop individualised plans, where the interventions are fun, evidence based, family friendly and focused on enhancing development and independence. Areas addressed include fine motor, gross motor, self-care and play skills. Also, Motor planning, sensory processing and attention skills. We are part of a multidisciplinary team providing occupational therapy, physiotherapy and speech pathology services.

Balance to Bloom

Isabelle Nash

PO Box 26, Inglewood WA 6932

: 0473656800

Website: https://www.balancetobloom.com.au

Balance to Bloom offers holistic and inclusive occupational therapy services for children 3-18 and their families across the Perth Region. We believe in providing solutions that will work for your child and family in everyday settings and provide therapeutic services in the home, school, and community.

Perth Children's Occupational Therapy

Sarina Shirazee

Mobile practice

: 0414657142

Website: https://www.pcot.com.au/

Perth Children's Occupational therapy is a mobile practice servicing children aged 2-16 years of age in the Perth metropolitan area. Assessment and individual therapy is provided for children experiencing a range of difficulties, including but not limited to attention, self-esteem, sensory processing, gross motor skills, fine motor skills, visual perception, self-care tasks, handwriting and literacy. We take a holistic, family-centred approach to therapy, ensuring children's independence in all environments. Rebates may be available through private health insurance or Medicare.

  • Registered for Better Access to Mental Health

SleepLinks

Perth

48 Shakespeare St

: 0403285855

Secondary Email: sleeplinksperth@gmail.com

Website: http://www.sleeplinks.com.au

Community based occupational therapy service with focus on sleep, for people of all ages with developmental, neuro-motor, neurological and health conditions.

Shine OT

Jen O'Shea

Wembley Downs, Perth, Western Australia

: 0406087656

Secondary Email: walker_jen@hotmail.com

Website: http://www.shineot.com.au

Shine OT is a specialised paediatric Occupational Therapy practice offering services to children from 2 years of age onwards. Shine OT is a mobile service providing OT to clients North of the river. OT can be provided in the school, home or daycare setting. We provide expert knowledge and intervention in the following areas: Fine Motor, Gross motor, Sensory Processing, Self regulation, Visual Perception, Handwriting, School readiness. Shine OT also provides Kindy and Preprimary screening to schools.

Inscribe Occupational Therapy

Janet Richmond

63 Cheriton Drive Carramar WA 6031

: 0448337003

Secondary Email: inscribeot@outlook.com.au

Website: https://inscribeot.com/

Assessments, individual and group therapy for young people from birth to 18 years.

Skillbuilders Therapy Services & Products for Children

Penny Melsom, Caryn Mincherton, Natalie Lea

Unit 19/41 Catalano Circuit, CANNING VALE, WA 6155 Unit 1/24 Hammond Rd, COCKBURN CENTRAL, WA 6164

: 08 9332 2223 (CanningVale) and 08 9417 4903 (Cockburn Central) or 0407 442 659

Secondary Email: penny@skillbuilders.com.au

Website: http://www.skillbuilders.com.au

Skillbuilders has provided family-centred therapy services for children aged 0-18 years for the past 26 years. Our team includes OT, Physio & Speech Therapy. Our centres are based at Cockburn Central and Canning Vale. We provide services in schools, day care centres and homes. Skillbuilders Therapy also includes a large range of products to support children in their development. All these items can be seen at www.skillbuilders.com.au, and also at our Cockburn location. Guidance in equipment selection is available to families from across the state.

  • Registered for Helping Children with Autism
  • Registered for Better Start for Children with Disability

North Beach Occupational Therapy

Bernadette Wiegele

16 Millar Rd North Beach 6020

: 08 94488170 or 0466726896

Website: http://www.facebook.com/NorthBeachOccupationalTherapy

Over 25 years experience with assessment ant treatment of children up to 12 years. Individual sessions only. Treatment of sensory, postural control, attention/ concentration , organisation, fine and gross motor, visual perception, handwriting and self care needs. Uses play, music, sensory activities along with structured learning goals to enhance function at school and home. Bernadette works in a team with an experienced Speech Pathologist and Psychologist.Continues with ongoing training with Developmental Issues, ADHD, Sensory Processing, Sensory Integration, Handwriting, Literacy and Play

Building Blocks OT 4 Kids

Maria Fuentes Arrocha, Trina MacAdam, Nicola Hawkins, Karen McGrogan

Suite 9-10 Kingsley Professional Centre 56 Creaney Drive KINGSLEY WA 6026

: 9409 5510 or 0450 700 836

Website: http://www.buildingblocksot4kids.com

Experienced therapists provide individual and small group therapy at the clinic, child’s school, day care or family home dependent upon the child’s needs. Children aged 1-12 years receive assistance with: fine motor skills (including handwriting); gross motor skills; sensory processing; attention and concentration; social and emotional skills (including managing anxiety); sleep, meal time and toileting; and play skills. HiCaps available. Rebates may be available through private insurance or Medicare including through the below listed programs.

  • Registered for Better Access to Mental Health
  • Registered for Helping Children with Autism
  • Registered for Better Start for Children with Disability

Western Kids Health

Tiffany Edwards, Emily Bruining, Ariel Berelowitz, Courtney Pardini

84 Matlock St, Mount Hawthorn 6016 2 Banks Ave, Hillarys 6025 392 Rokeby Rd, Subiaco 6008

: 61122977 or 93087722

Secondary Email: info@westernkidshealth.com

Website: https://westernkidshealth.com/

Western Kids Health provides fun, evidence-based, integrated care in an environment specifically designed for babies, children and teens. We help children aged 0 - 18 years. We offer clinic based therapy at our Mt Hawthorn, Hillarys and Subiaco clinics. Our team consists of occupational therapists, speech pathologists, physiotherapist, psychologists and dieticians.

  • Registered for Better Access to Mental Health

Equip for Life

Fiona Kemp

West Leederville WA 6007

: 0412 901 754

Equip for Life is a private OT service providing a range of service to families that have a child with a disability, particularly those with complex or multiple disabilities. Services are provided within the home, school, day care or other relevant settings. Services can include: direct intervention, one off consultations, programme development, recreation options and programmes, equipment prescription, home modifications, staff training. Services are available for people of all ages and disabilities. Equip for Life is based in metro Perth, but visits to country areas can be arranged.

  • Registered for Helping Children with Autism
  • Registered for Better Start for Children with Disability

Ready Set Grow Perth Kids Therapy

Bella Martini

Mobile Practice - Perth Metro area and south of the river

: 0491706425

Website: http://www.readysetgrowperth.com.au

Ready Set Grow Perth Kids Therapy is a mobile occupational therapy practice providing specialist one-to-one support to children aged 0-18 years with Autism, Developmental delay, Down Syndrome, Intellectual disability and other disabilities. Services include: - Specialist OT assessment - Individualised therapy programs - Home, school and/or community visits - Telehealth services - Intensive holiday therapy programs - Specialist school support - Consultative support We are currently accepting Central and South Metro clients that are privately funded, NDIS self-managed or plan-managed.

Early Start Australia (WA) Ellenbrook|Armadale|Stirling

Liz Omaidi, Jade Agius, Sarah Boyle, Jordan Brierley, Georgia Gray, Chanelle Conradie,

ARMADALE: 47 Church Ave, Armadale WA 6112; ELLENBROOK: 54 Mornington Parkway, Ellenbrook WA 6069; STIRLING: Level 1, 31 Cedric Street, Stirling WA 6021

: 93998547 (Armadale); 6296 2726 (Ellenbrook); 6559 7004 (Stirling)

Secondary Email: elizabeth.omaidi@earlystartaustralia.com.au

Website: http://www.earlystartaustralia.com.au

We provide family / child centred therapy support for children and young people (0-18 years) who have specific or global developmental delays, Autism, ADHD and other diagnoses. Clinic, home, school or daycare based. Areas our OTs focus on may include self care (toileting, dressing, eating, drinking, sleep); school skills (handwriting, attention, memory, problem solving, social skills); leisure (play, sports skills); fine motor; gross motor; sensory processing and emotional regulation. Specialist ESDM program run from our Stirling clinic (OT & SP). Registered with NDIS.

  • Registered for Helping Children with Autism

Kathy Walmsley OT

Kathy Walmsley

Floreat, WA

: 0424288779

Kathy is available to provide early intervention support for parents with children with autism and neurodiverse presentations. She has expansive experience and credentials in using a play and developmentally based approach ( DIR/Floortime). Her focus is on supporting parents and primary caregivers in their understanding of their child's individual differences and to empower them to use their relationship with their child to support their child and family. Telehealth and visits to home and natural environments within travel limits are available

  • Registered for Better Access to Mental Health

Katy Rutter Occupational Therapy

Katy Rutter

51a Tasman St, Mount Hawthorn

: 0422 520 188

Katy Rutter Occupational Therapy provides services to improve quality of life in an affordable way that is accessible to all. It is an holistic practice that uses a family-centred approach to help individuals improve their skills, overcome challenges and increase their independence through problem solving whilst having fun. I tailor programs to individual needs including assessments, reports, individual sessions, small groups, in home, school or workplace. Sessions focus on fine motor, gross motor, perceptual, sensory, cognitive, play, social and self-care areas.

ENRICHeS Occupational Therapy

Jacqui Hunt

Suite 2, 86 Francis Avenue, Karrinyup WA 6018

: 0451 984 097

Website: https://www.facebook.com/ENRICHeSOT

We work with children, adolescents, and their families to optimise health and wellbeing through participation in everyday activities at home, school and in the community. We use current best practice principles to provide quality services across a wide range of abilities and have specialist knowledge and extensive experience in early intervention (0-3 years); school participation including handwriting; motor coordination; play; mealtimes; neurological rehabilitation and disability.

iThrive - Occupational Therapy for Children

Hayley Huxtable

2/178 Railway Parade, West Leederville

: (08) 9381 2614 or 0411 890 364

Secondary Email: info@ithrivegroup.com.au

Website: http://www.ithrivegroup.com.au

iThrive West Leederville offers the assessment and intervention of school aged children (3-18 years) who may be experiencing learning difficulties such as ADHD or other attentional difficulties, dyslexia, dysgraphia, dyscalculia, high functioning autism, behavioural issues and sensory processing disorder (SPD). We assist with handwriting, reading, comprehension, numeracy, fine and gross motor strength and co-ordination. Most of all we wish to help children achieve their best to improve maintain their self-efficacy and ease any anxieties or difficulties they may be facing in school and in life.

  • Registered for Better Access to Mental Health

Occupational Therapy 4 KIDZ

Rebecca Czaplinska

PO BOx 164 Burswood 6100

: 0406492565

Mobile paediatric service providing home and school based therapy services; specialising in the assessment and treatment of children who are experiencing difficulties with sensory processing, motor skills, visual perception, handwriting, attention and self care.

Gymworks Occupational Therapy

Helen Cooper, Sue Beurteaux, Thomas Burchfield, Victoria Callaghan, Clare Jongeling, Katy Rutter, Cooper Hamilton, Melissa Rowles

1-100 Walters Drive Osborne Park WA 6017

: 6164 9631 or 0412 710 957

Secondary Email: helen@gymworksot.com.au

Website: http://www.gymworksot.com.au

Gymworks OT offers assessment and a wide range of programs for children delivered by a very experienced team of OTs in excellent facilities. We believe in working hand in hand with families, teachers and other health professionals to help children reach their potential whether they have DCD, ASD, ADHD or a specific learning disorder such as dysgraphia or difficulties with fine motor skills. We have a number of allied health professionals on site including Bubbles Speech Pathology and Let's Go Physio. We accept self and plan managed NDIS clients.

  • Registered for Helping Children with Autism
  • Registered for Better Start for Children with Disability

OT to Your Door

Susanne Parker

P.O Box 817 Scarborough 6922

: 0481 590 089

Website: http://ottoyourdoor.com.au/

Susanne has over 20 years of experience as an OT working with children and can provide OT services in the comfort and convenience of your home. For children aged 2-12 yrs and their families. SUSANNE CAN VISIT YOU AND/OR PROVIDE SERVICES VIA TELEHEALTH using Coviu, a secure and easy-to-use video conferencing platform. SATURDAY appointments are available on request. Providing support where children are experiencing difficulties with fine motor skills, in particular handwriting, coordination, sensory processing/ emotional regulation, visual perception, and independence in daily activities.

AIM Therapy for Children

Jasmine Fong, Emma Lessing, Candice Thomas, Rinda Strydom, Thuy Anh McGrath, Shannon Jakovcevic

1b/228 Cambridge Street, Wembley WA 6014 1/101 Winton Rd, Joondalup WA 6027 8/83 Catalano Circuit Canning Vale WA 6155 2 Waldron Boulevard, Mandurah WA 6210

: 08 61508339 or 08 93003544

Secondary Email: claire@aimtherapy.com.au

Website: http://www.aimtherapy.com.au

At AIM Therapy we are passionate about helping children to improve their skills while also having fun! We offer Occupational Therapy, Speech Pathology, Psychology and Physiotherapy for children. Our main premises are located in Perth including Wembley, Joondalup and Canning Vale, all providing multidisciplinary services. Our secondary premises are located in Rockingham and Mandurah, all providing Occupational Therapy services. We also provide home and school visits, ask us if we can come to you.

  • Registered for Better Access to Mental Health
  • Registered for Helping Children with Autism
  • Registered for Better Start for Children with Disability

I Can! Occupational Therapy

Joellen Bevilaqua

123 Walter Rd W Dianella WA 6059

: +61424290271

Secondary Email: joellenmaree@yahoo.com.au

I'm an occupational therapist, with 16 years experience in paediatrics and disability. I love working with children and their families to achieve independence in every day tasks, like dressing, feeding, toileting, play and self regulation skills. I now have clinic rooms where I can work with children and their caregivers on developing and improving the skills needed in school environments like hand writing, visual motor skills, planning, organisation, social participation. I am Medicare and private health fund registered, have working with children clearance and police clearance

Spark Therapy

Samantha Watters

Unit 2 884 Beaufort street, Inglewood 6052

: 0484641509

A skilled therapist with 17 years experience in working with children in infancy, early childhood and adolescence. Spark Therapy will work towards meeting goals related to neurological impairment, fine motor skills (eg handwriting), gross motor skills (eg developmental coordination difficulties), play, sensory processing , challenging behaviour and self-help skills (eg mealtimes). With a comprehensive assessment battery and skilled intervention, we look forward to maximising your child's potential.

West Coast Occupational Therapy Services

Rebecca Eley, Felicity Matthews

Unit 13/1 The Gateway Edgewater WA 6027

: 08 9301 0052

Website: http://www.westcoasttherapy.com

Private paediatric occupational therapy practice, offering assessment and intervention services to children aged 3-12 years of age. Areas of intervention include, fine and gross motor skills, handwriting, sensory development, visual perceptual skills, core strength and stability, body awareness and coordination, attention, and self care skills. We believe in providing client centred practice, with close consultation with family, school and other key support people.

It's Your Journey

Anne Nguyen

Mobile Occupational Therapy Service

: 0420 288 994

It’s Your Journey is a mobile therapy service offering quality and personalised paediatric Occupational Therapy services to children, adolescence and their families at home, school and in the community. Areas of speciality includes Autism Spectrum Disorder, Global Developmental Delay/Intellectual Disability, Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder, Down Syndrome, and other diagnosis.

OT to GO: Mobile Occupational Therapy for Kids

Vanessa Wheeler

Mobile Service

: 0419194272

Website: http://www.ottogo.com.au

OT to GO is a private occupational therapy practice offering services to primary school and pre-kindy aged children in the northern suburbs of Perth. Vanessa has over 25 years experience working in both the public and private sectors, within mainstream and specialist schools, and in close collaboration with teachers and parents. Therapy sessions take place within the child’s school, home or childcare centre. Areas of intervention include attention and concentration, self-regulation, fine motor skills and handwriting, coordination, gross motor skills, visual perception, and organisation.

Narelle Rodgers Occupational Therapy

Narelle Rodgers

Karrinyup 6018

: 0416612181

Website: http://www.narellerodgersot.com

Provides support for children and teenagers in the areas of: 1) continence, bladder and bowel health, toileting independence, enuresis. 2) fine motor & gross motor skills, sensory processing and independence skills 3) emotional resilience & regulation, art therapy and counselling

Kidz OT Essentials

Rebecca Eley, Felicity Matthews, Natalie Lea

PO BOX 2418 CLARKSON WA 6030

: 0433 559 356

Website: http://www.kidzotessentials.com/

Providing school based occupational therapy services for primary school students. - Screening assessments (Kindergarten and Pre-Primary students) - Assessments of primary school students - Individual school based intervention services - School based group intervention - Parent information sessions - Teacher professional development sessions For additional service enquiries please contact Kidz OT Essentials.

Updated: 27.03.2023