Meet The Team
In 2012, Rebecca completed her undergraduate degree in Occupational Therapy at University of Sydney. During her studies, Rebecca gained valuable experience working with children with developmental delays in a pre-school environment.
Following the completion of her studies in 2012, Rebecca worked in the assistive technology sector for specialising in disability-specific equipment including manual and powered wheelchairs, as well as rehabilitation technologies for individuals with physical and cognitive impairments such as brain injury, stroke and spinal cord injuries.
Rebecca also has significant experience working in the rehabilitation sector, which involved chronic pain management and supporting individuals with physical and psychosocial disabilities to increase their engagement in activities of daily living.
Rebecca has worked as an OT within the NDIS scheme since 2018, including working with children with autism spectrum disorders, intellectual disability, Down syndrome, attention deficit hyperactivity disorder, Prader-Willi syndrome and muscular dystrophy.
Rebecca enjoys working with children through play-based therapy to achieve their goals in a fun and enjoyable environment, in addition to regularly collaborating with parents and caregivers, teachers and other allied-health providers to work towards achieving the child’s goals.
Rebecca is a mum to two young boys and when she is not working, she enjoys going for walks through Bouddi National Park with her kids, curling up with a book, and spending time with her family.
Working in paediatrics was an overarching passion of Jade’s since commencing University. She graduated with a Bachelor of Occupational Therapy (Honours) from the University of Newcastle in 2018. Jade has experience working with children with ASD, sensory processing differences, ODD, ADHD, PDA, developmental coordination disorder, global developmental delay, intellectual disability, genetic disorders, and mental health conditions.
As a therapist, nothing gives her greater joy than watching a child develop greater confidence, self-esteem and independence in activities necessary for them to thrive in their home or school environments. Jade loves to see parent’s faces light up as they celebrate progress together.
Jade values the importance of incorporating children’s interests and utilising their strengths within therapy, whilst providing a fun yet challenging environment in order for them to work towards achieving their goals.
Jade loves developing strong therapeutic relationships with clients and their families and being able to play a part in improving their quality of life.
With nine years experience working within NGO’s in the Ageing and Disability Sector including time spent working as a Support Facilitator and Coordinator of Supports under NDIS Corinne joined us in 2017.
Corinne’s most rewarding aspect of her role is helping our families. Corinne loves being able to support families with any questions or concerns they may have, she also loves seeing each child’s smiling face when they attend the clinic and love being a part of their journey with CCOT.
Corinne is currently studying a Bachelor of Business majoring in Human Resource Management. Outside of work she enjoys spending time with her two children and family (especially her nieces and nephew).
In 2020, Sarah completed her Bachelor of Occupational Therapy (Honours) from the University of Newcastle. Sarah is passionate about developing rapport and collaborating with families and children to help achieve their goals and get the most out of their therapy sessions.
Sarah’s interest and experience with kids began through university placements and extended through assistant work here at Central Coast Occupational Therapy.
Sarah has always been interested in keeping a healthy lifestyle and spends her weekends enjoying the outdoors with her family, friends and dogs!
In 2015, Bec graduated with a Bachelor of Occupational Therapy (Honours) from the University of Newcastle. Prior to becoming an Occupational Therapist Bec worked with children aged 0-5 and completed her Diploma of Early Childhood Education and Care.
Subsequent to the completion of her studies Bec specialised in Rehabilitation in both the Mainstream and Geriatric setting. From stroke rehab, acquired brain injury, spinal, knee and hip fracture rehabilitation after a fall, injury or accident or cognitive rehab for people living with dementia, a head injury or Parkinson's disease.
Through my experience working with children and adolescence I have supported children and their families with ASD, ADHD, Sensory Processing challenges, Global developmental delays, Cerebral Palsy, Muscular dystrophy and Mental Health disorders. I enjoy assisting children work on meeting their goals in an enjoyable and meaningful way keeping them engaged and having fun. I love nothing more than children or adolescence leaving my sessions with a smile on their face and feeling proud of themselves. I am passionate about being a positive advocate for my children, their families and offering my support in the home, school and community environment.