Amy is a registered Occupational Therapist, following the completion of her Bachelor of Occupational Therapy (Honours) at Monash University in 2018.
Amy has a strong passion for pain management, with her own personal experience evoking her desire to provide Occupational Therapy input within this area of practice. Amy grew up as an avid dancer, passionate for her ballet, contemporary and tap. Though the sustenance of an injury in her early teens, Amy’s pain journey commenced, but guided her desire to become an Occupational Therapist, providing others the opportunity to engage in activities that are meaningful and important to them.
Since graduating, Amy has worked in acute inpatient and long-term rehabilitation psychiatric settings within the public health system. Such has provided Amy with the opportunity to appraise the individual biopsychosocial factors contributing to a patient’s presentation, guiding the implementation of assessments, interventions and evaluations, in accordance with evidence-based practice.
Amy thrives off recognising the unique nature of individuals and the impact their environment has on their pain presentation and psychological wellbeing. The opportunity to work with patients in pain in a privilege and something Amy will never take for granted, you are your own person and your journey is unique!