Kimberley (Kim) became an occupational therapist in order to help people with disabilities maximise their ability to perform the activities and skills that are important to them in their lives.
Kim works a lot with SCI and stroke clients, and enjoys helping with upper limb therapy, assistive technology prescription, community integration, self management and vocational consultancy. She also has interests in environmental intervention and community reintegration of individuals with neurological deficits.
Kim takes an evidence-based approach to her role, whilst addressing the functional needs of the individual with a holistic and client-centred model of OT.
Kim’s experience is truly impressive! She obtained her bachelor of arts degree in psychology and master of science degree in occupational therapy in the United States. She’s also been an adjunct faculty assistant professor at the University of Illinois-Chicago in the Occupational Therapy Department and has been a senior therapist at the Rehabilitation Institute of Chicago. She has served on the board of directors in regional spinal cord injury associations in the United States and has participated in research related to spinal cord injury intervention and outcome assessments.