Meet the team

Meet the amazing team at Paediatric Potentials Occupational Therapy, a group of therapists passionate about delivering an enriching and engaging service to children and their families to achieve their developmental goals and milestones

 

Gabby Smith

Director & Senior Occupational Therapist

Gabby is passionate about inclusive education and ensuring that all children have the supports in place to promote active participation in the curriculum. By equipping children, parents and schools with the strategies they need to best support each individual child, Occupational Therapy intervention is optimised and student success and independence is maximised.

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ELLEN McILWAIN

Occupational Therapist

Ellen obtained a Bachelor of Occupational Therapy at Griffith University. Ellen has experience working with children and young adults. Her areas of expertise include, Autism Spectrum Disorders, physical impairment (including Cerebral Palsy), global developmental delay, learning difficulties, handwriting, toileting, sensory processing, self-regulation and functional fine-motor skills.

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GEORGIA GROVES

Occupational Therapist

Georgia obtained a Bachelor of Occupational Therapy from the Australian Catholic University. She strives towards seeing the joy it brings as each child develops skills and progresses towards achieving their goals. Her areas of expertise include, learning difficulties, Autism Spectrum Disorders, Cerebral Palsy, mental health, genetic conditions (including chromosomal abnormalities), behaviour, stroke, independent living skills, self regulation, fine motor, handwriting and play skills.

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REBECKA SCHMIDT

Occupational Therapist

Rebecka obtained a Bachelor of Occupational Therapy (Honours) from the University of Queensland. Throughout her work, she empowers families to support their child, working together to find strategies that will work best for each individual family. Her areas of expertise include, learning difficulties, Autism Spectrum Disorders, physical impairments, behaviour, independent living skills, self regulation, fine motor, handwriting and play skills.

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