Registered Occupational Therapist; Bachelor of Occupational Therapy
Marita is an experienced occupational therapist who has specialized in working with children. She has worked as a pediatric occupational therapist both in Australia and overseas, in a variety of settings, including home-based and clinic-based.
Marita strongly believes in working closely with families to develop their child’s/family’s goals. Marita assists children in developing their fine and gross motor skills, self-help skills, attention and concentration, self-regulation, sensory processing, and social skills. She has experience in co-facilitating groups, and enjoys working in a team environment. Marita has worked with children with a wide range of conditions.
Marita has a special interest in working with children with autism and with children with sensory processing disorder.
Marita is Registered with Medicare as a Mental Health Care Provider and is also Registered to work with children under the Helping Children With Autism and Better Start Packages through FaHCSIA.