Masters of Occupational Therapy, University of Canberra
Sophie graduated from the University of Canberra with a Master of Occupational Therapy. Having worked in a variety of clinical settings, Sophie found her passion in neurological rehabilitation after experiencing the positive impact this has on clients and their families.
Sophie works full-time and is split between the community and Housing Solutions team. Sophie’s community experience includes complex equipment prescription and functional retraining and she is dedicated to working with people to enable their engagement in meaningful occupations. Sophie also has experience implementing upper limb therapy, cognitive rehabilitation and understands complex report writing required by NDIS.
Within the Housing Solutions Team, Sophie has achieved many wonderful outcomes for clients, including transitioning participants into Specialist Disability Accommodation and working towards their goals of independent living. She has worked alongside participants, their families and support networks to gain a holistic understanding of the client and enjoys facilitating a team approach to find the best environmental solution and support model for clients.
Sophie has a dynamic role within ARC and enjoys working collaboratively with the multidisciplinary team to achieve the best outcomes for her clients.
Outside of her role as an Occupational Therapist, Sophie enjoys spending time outdoors and going camping with family and friends.