Occupational Therapists

Elena Carbone

Occupational Therapist

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Elena is an Occupational Therapist registered with the Australian Health Practitioner Regulation Agency (AHPRA) and is a member of Occupational Therapy Australia. Her experience relates to working with children, teenagers and adults with Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) and related disorders.

Elena has undertaken additional study and experience in Applied Behavior Analysis (ABA) and Cognitive Orientation to Occupational Performance (CO-OP). Elena’s other interests and experience include motor skills, sleep, handwriting, toileting, sensory and emotional regulation, play and activities of daily living. 

Her roles include providing support and education for clients and other therapists. Elena also administers  functional capacity, sensory, handwriting, and motor assessments. Elena works with families and clients to find the best solutions for at-home and in-clinic support. Elena works with Allied Health Assistants (AHA) to provide support to clients.

Elena consults from our Wayville and Gawler clinic.

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Danielle Della-Verde

Occupational Therapist

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Danielle graduated from a Bachelor of Applied Science- Occupational Therapy from the University of South Australia, and is registered with the AHPRA and Occupational Therapy Australia.

With experience in paediatrics, mental health and aged care; Danielle has found her passion in supporting children with Autism and their families. In particular, she has worked with children to recognise factors that affect a child’s development and form goal-oriented plans to overcome these. Danielle believes in the importance of using creative methods to support a child’s gross motor, fine motor, play and sensory processing skills to make learning experiences enjoyable.

Danielle is an advocate for the skill of independence and promotes that, regardless of abilities, anyone can achieve this. She has a focus on building professional relationships with those she works with, as she believes that supportive interaction underpins learning and skill development.

Danielle consults from Wayville and Gawler clinics.

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Caitlin McKenzie

Occupational Therapist

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Caitlin completed a Bachelor of Applied Science (Occupational Therapy) at the University of South Australia. Caitlin is registered with the AHPRA and is a member of Occupational Therapy Australia.

Caitlin has a passion for working with children and has relevant experience providing therapeutic interventions for children with a variety of learning difficulties including those with Autism Spectrum Disorder. Caitlin has experience working within both clinical and school environments.

Caitlin aims to support children to reach their goals and increase independence in activities of daily living by providing an enjoyable and friendly learning environment. Caitlin believes that in order to achieve desired outcomes, building relationships and working collaboratively with families is key.

Caitlin has experience supporting children with:

  • Handwriting skills
  • Gross motor development
  • Fine motor skills
  • Sensory processing
  • Activities of daily living (including sleep and toileting)
  • Emotional regulation and Behaviour
  • Attention and Concentration

Caitlin consults from Wayville and Gawler.

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Beth Evans

Occupational Therapist

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Beth completed a Bachelor of Applied Science (Occupational Therapy) at the University of South Australia, is registered with AHPRA and a member of Occupational Therapy Australia.

Beth always knew she wanted a career which would allow her to work with kids, help others, work as part of a team and embrace her playful and energetic nature – she discovered OT and it ticked all her boxes! 

Beth has experience working in the paediatric field and believes that OT is about forming therapeutic relationships built on trust, rapport and respect between the client and their therapist. She is passionate about using the skills she has learned through her studies to form relationships with clients and their families and provide them opportunity to reach their maximum potential at home, school and in a social and community setting.

Beth’s interest areas include supporting the development of:

·         Social skills

·         Emotional regulation

·         Executive function

·         Fine and gross motor

·         Sensory processing and regulation strategies

 

Beth consults from Gawler