AT A GLANCE
Bachelor of Occupational Therapy (Honours)
Area of Focus
Autism, ADHD, developmental delay, physical impairment and intellectual impairment
Traffic Jam in my Brain – Sensory Processing workshop with Genevieve Jereb (2019), Asperger’s Child / Sensory Detective Workshop with Nelle Frances (2019), Emotional Freedom Techniques – 3 day course (2020), Supporting children’s mental health after trauma – Emerging minds (2019), Social Thinking (2021), Learn to Play – Karen Stagnitti (2021), Introduction to Play Therapy (2023)
Individual sessions, parent consultations, telehealth, school visits
Chloe is an understanding and down-to-earth therapist who enjoys getting to know a child and their family and works collaboratively to develop a child’s full potential. Chloe utilises a strengths-based and family-centred approach in therapy and enjoys seeing a child and their family develop and grow together.
Chloe graduated from The University of Queensland with a Bachelor of Occupational Therapy (Honours) and developed a passion for working in the area of paediatrics early on in her studies and career. She believes every achievement, no matter how small, can have a significant and lasting impact on a child and their family’s life.
Chloe has experience working with a varied caseload from young children to adults. Chloe has worked in a multi-disciplinary practice (with Speech Pathologists) helping people with a wide variety of disabilities and conditions to achieve independence in their meaningful roles, leisure activities and activities of daily living. Chloe has also spent time in the Gulf of Carpentaria in a rural and remote, school-based setting working to provide strategies for children in the classroom environment to support their learning and engagement. As Chloe grew up in Northwest Queensland, she has a passion for rural and remote health and has experience providing rural telehealth services (where deemed appropriate) for families who do not have access to in-person services in their area.
Chloe has experience working with the following:
- Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD)
- Attention-Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD)
- Down Syndrome
- Behavioural challenges
- Chromosome abnormalities
- Intellectual Impairment
- Developmental Delay
- Social skills
- Emotional awareness
- Sensory processing challenges
- Prep-readiness skills
- Fine motor development
- Gross motor development
- Traffic Jam in my Brain – Sensory Processing workshop with Genevieve Jereb (2019)
- Asperger’s Child / Sensory Detective Workshop with Nelle Frances (2019)
- Emotional Freedom Techniques – 3 day course (2020)
- Supporting children’s mental health after trauma – Emerging minds (2019)
- Social Thinking (2021)
- Learn to Play – Karen Stagnitti Part 1 & 2 (2021/2022)
- Introduction to Play Therapy (2023)
Chloe uses a family-centred approach to therapy and enjoys getting to know the child and their family. Chloe endeavours to make her therapy sessions fun and engaging for the child and using their strengths and interests to help support development of their skills. Chloe uses her keen observation skills and problem-solving abilities to formulate treatment plans that are tailored specifically to the child’s needs.
Chloe was born and raised in the small mining town of Mount Isa in North West Queensland. She was fortunate to have many opportunities growing up in the outback, including playing in sporting teams, racing go karts, engaging in music and cultural events all whilst completing her schooling. After finishing Year 12, Chloe made the long journey to Brisbane to complete her Occupational Therapy Degree. Chloe enjoys spending time with her family, pets and friends.
- Playing musical instruments (piano and violin to name a few)
- Playing board games and puzzles
- Designing polymer clay earrings
- Iced Lattes
Sometimes, despite our best efforts, you or the therapist may find that you are not a good fit. If your therapist feels that he or she is not best suited to you, he/she will discuss this with you and recommend a more appropriate therapist.
If you feel that your therapist is not a good fit within the first three sessions, simply discuss this with our admin team who will find a more suitable therapist.