Emma Catchpole

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Emma Catchpole

Occupational & Behavioural Therapist
Bachelor of Behavioural Science (Psychology)- Queensland University of Technology
Master of Occupational Therapy Studies – University of Queensland
Member of Occupational Therapy Australia
Registered Occupational Therapist – AHPRA OCC0002164013
Medicare, Private Health, and NDIS Registration

Emma is originally from Brisbane, Australia and has recently relocated to Newcastle for its beautiful beaches and lifestyle.

Emma has been working as a Paediatric Occupational Therapist for a number of years. During this time she has established her ability to work with children with a range of difficulties, including emotional and behavioural difficulties, attention and concentration, social skills, whole body coordination and self-care. She works collaboratively with children, their parents and their teachers to provide clients with the support they need to live their everyday lives.

Emma is particularly passionate about supporting children in recognising and controlling their emotions and arousal level which may be impacting on things such as making friends, coping with problems, remaining focussed in the classroom, reducing emotional meltdowns, and being aware of the emotions and feelings of others around them.

Emma has a bright, bubbly personality and loves to make children feel safe and comfortable to be themselves during therapy. She loves blending play with function, hiding functional skills within fun tasks; kids don’t even realise they are learning! Therapy can be fun and exciting, and still work towards your goals.

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