Analise completed her Bachelor of Occupational Therapy degree with Honours at the Australian Catholic University. Here she completed research on the Cognitive Orientation to Occupational Performance Approach (CO-OP ApproachTM), an intervention widely regarded as the gold standard for addressing functional performance goals in persons who have motor planning difficulties.
Analise has experience working within the disability and rehabilitation space for persons across the lifespan in a variety of community, in-patient, and clinic-based settings.
Analise works collaboratively with people with neurological conditions to support them along their pathway to achieving their functional goals related to inclusion, participation, accessibility, seating and positioning, assistive technology, sensory processing, and housingsolutions.
Analise has a particular interest in sensory processing disorders and working with individuals who have complex behavioural support needs. Within ARC’s Housing Team, she prides herself in being able to create innovative environmental solutions and support models which consider a person’s sensory needs and are designed to optimise their functioning.
Analise forms part of the Housing Solutions & SDA Team of Occupational Therapists at ARC. She takes a holistic approach towards understanding her clients and their housing andsupport goals and applies this knowledge when performing functional assessments, creatingsupport models, or designing housing solutions which aim to support participants to achieve these.
Outside of her role as an Occupational Therapist, Analise enjoys rock climbing and reading in her free time. She has undertaken post-graduate training in the area of access consulting, which has extended her knowledge base in the areas of housing and physical access designstandards and solutions.