AT A GLANCE
Bachelor of Occupational Therapy
Area of Focus
ASD, ADHD, DCD/dyspraxia, handwriting concerns, play concerns
Learn to Play – Karen Stagnitti (2021) and 2022, Therapeutic Listening: Listening with the Whole Body (2020), DIR Floortime 101 (2019), Traffic Jam in my brain (2022)
Individual sessions, telehealth, school/ kindy visits
Jasmine is an enthusiastic therapist who is passionate about working collaboratively with children and their families to help them reach their full potential in meaningful activities. Jasmine graduated from the University of South Australia in 2018 and has worked as a paediatric occupational therapist since this time. She has experience working with children aged 3-17 years and has worked with her clients in the clinic, school, kindy and home setting.
Jasmine strongly values using a family-centred and play based approach in her therapy sessions. She believes that each and every child has the capacity to learn and develop their skills to achieve goals that are meaningful to them. Jasmine loves working with children due to their creative, playful and fun nature!
Jasmine has experience working with children with a range of challenges including play skills, fine motor skills, handwriting, gross motor skills, self-care skills, emotional regulation, sensory processing (including interoceptive awareness) and social skills.
Jasmine has experience working with the following conditions:
- Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD)
- Attention-Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD)
- Intellectual Disability
- Global Developmental Delay
- Developmental Coordination Disorder
- Sensory Processing Disorder
Jasmine strongly values working collaboratively with her clients, caregivers and other key stakeholders (e.g. teachers and other therapists). Jasmine enjoys using her clients interests and strengths in therapy to make sessions as fun and enjoyable as possible! Jasmine tailors her sessions to her clients’ goals and needs – sessions can be child-led or structured.
Jasmine was born in country South Australia and moved to Cairns when she 5 years old where she completed all of her schooling. After finishing Year 12, Jasmine spent a year abroad in Germany as a Rotary Youth Exchange Student. This was a life changing experience where she was able to immerse herself in a different culture. Jasmine has always been passionate about helping people, which led her to move to South Australia to complete her Occupational Therapy Degree upon her return to Australia. Jasmine started out her OT career in Geelong and moved to Brisbane in 2022. Jasmine values spending time with her family, friends and cheeky miniature dachshund called Vivienne.
In her spare time Jasmine loves to do Pilates, draw, create with clay, practice her German and go on adventures with her partner and miniature dachshund.
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.