Emma has 20 years’ experience as an Occupational Therapist, specialising in Paediatrics, Mental Health and Upper Limb Therapy.
Emma spent 10 years at Princess Margaret Hospital in Perth and many years in London’s top hospitals, working with children with a variety of acute and long-term health conditions. She then opened The Therapy Space WA and currently leads a team of dynamic therapists.
Emma is passionate about providing exceptional care to children and their families. She loves working with a wide range of developmental conditions, and complex disabilities.
Specific areas of specialty include assisting young people with developing self-regulation skills, assisting with emotions, social skills and play, learning and attention.
As an Accredited Hand Therapist (awarded by the Australian Hand Therapy Association) she is able to assess hand function and fine motor abilities and works with a variety of upper limb conditions of developmental, congenital, neurological and trauma origin.
Emma has experience working with children with tics, seizures, chronic pain and fatigue, hypermobility, sensory processing difficulties, handwriting difficulties, ADHD, anxiety, sleep and eating difficulties, gross motor, and coordination conditions.
Emma has published literature on outcomes measures for sensory and upper limb treatment and interventions in the Burns Journal.