Senior Occupational Therapist
Sue is a Senior Paediatric Occupational Therapist with 10 years experience in her field. Sue graduated from Trinity College Dublin in 2007 with an honours degree in Occupational Therapy, followed by a Masters in Disability Studies, also from TCD, in 2011. She has worked for the Health Service Executive since graduating in various settings, including inpatient Mental Health, a specialist service for children with Autism Spectrum Disorders, and in Primary Care in the community.
Sue is a member of Association of Occupational Therapists in Ireland, including the subgroup Paediatric Advisory Group; she is a member of the National Occupational Therapy Vocational Group under IMPACT, and is currently in the process of professional registration with CORU. Sue is also an experienced student Practice Educator for all four Irish universities and enjoys training student Occupational Therapists.
Sue’s professional interests include Sensory Processing Disorder and its treatment; fussy/restricted eaters and expanding children’s diets through sensory-based play; FloorTime and other child-led treatment approaches and student practice education.
Continuing professional development achievements include:
- Co-Op Approach
- Introduction to DIR/Floortime Approach
- Sensory Integration Module 1
- Lamh Course (Module 1)
- Handwriting without Tears