Olivia graduated from Curtin University in 2016 with a Bachelor of Science in Occupational Therapy. Olivia is a passionate Occupational Therapist who prioritises the importance of occupation to enhance an individual’s wellbeing.
In 2015, Olivia had placements at Princess Margaret Hospital on the Oncology ward, Sir Charles Gairdner Hospital in the Emergency Department and at the Hand + Upper Limb Centre (HULC) in the Southwest clinics.
Shortly after graduating, Olivia joined the HULC therapy team and spent two months of intensive training in Perth before moving work in the Bunbury and Busselton clinics.
Since commencing therapy, Olivia’s love for hand therapy has continued to evolve with special interests in pain syndromes and presenting talks on metacarpal fractures. Olivia is also looking at beginning a research project as well as assisting with ongoing research within HULC.
Olivia is an active member of the Neuroscience and Hand Interest Groups and is also an Associate Member of the Australian Hand Therapy Association, working towards gaining full membership.