Welcome to Georgia – Occupational Therapist

Georgia Clarke - Occupational Therapist

Occupational Therapists look at how the child can function well in their everyday lives.

Term one is off to a great start! We have some new team members!

We are pleased to announce Georgia Clarke. She comes to us with a wide variety of knowledge and experience working with children and adolescents.

Her passion is to see clients achieve their goals as she engages and supports her clients to participate in all aspects of their lives. This covers skills related to school, home, social skills, independence, and growth!

Georgia is also a practicing Speech Pathologist. She is passionate about using her knowledge to support children and their families. Georgia studied both her Bachelor of Applied Science (Occupational Therapy) and Masters of Speech Language Pathology at the University of Sydney. Talented lady!
Occupational therapy is a role related to the child’s current occupation and development, literacy + life skills. This means we are interested in the skills related to:

Little ones + Middle Kids {literacy & lifeskill}

Self care skills (e.g. buttons, zippers, tshirt/pants, shoelaces, drinking from a cup or using cutlery, opening/closing containers)

Fine motor skills (e.g. pencil grasp, drawing, cutting, using small toys, beading, writing name/letters,
colouring in)
Gross motor skills (e.g. running, sitting in a w-position, using playground equipment, ball skills, sore legs)
Completing activities (e.g. avoids trickier tasks, maintaining attention to activities, moves around alot, following routine, following directions, often tired)
Social Behaviour (e.g. playing with and making friends, sharing, turn-taking, controlling emotions)

Young People {literacy & lifeskill}

Handwriting skills (e.g. pencil grasp, forming letters, reversals, legibility, speed, pain, written organisation, generating ideas)
Self care skills (e.g. managing belongings, buttons, shoelaces, using cutlery)
Gross motor skills (e.g. running, appears un-coordinated, ball skills)
Social Behaviour (e.g. playing with and making friends, sharing, turn-taking, controlling emotions)

Georgia is at Sydney Therapy & Co Thursday’s and Fridays. She is running groups and one to one sessions this term. Get in touch if you would like to book in a session; info@sydneytherapyco.com.au