Catlin Manley

Occupational Therapist

  • Diploma of Children’s Services (Bedford College)

  • Bachelor Health Sciences (WSU)

  • Master Occupational Therapy (WSU

  • Mental Health Accredited OT – OT Australia, Registered OT APRHA

  • Member of OT Australia (WSU)

Caitlin is a paediatric Occupational Therapist who is passionate about working with children and their families. Her early childhood education background gives her a unique understanding of children and their occupational needs in their educational, home and outside environments. She has experience working with children with a range of difficulties including fine and gross motor development, fussy eating, play, sensory and emotional regulation and social skills. She has worked with children with a range of diagnoses including Autism Spectrum Disorders, ADD/ADHD, sensory processing difficulties, Down Syndrome, Global Developmental Delay and intellectual delays. Caitlin is accredited to provide Occupational Therapy using Focused Psychological Strategies as part of the Medicare Better Access to Mental Health initiative and is also a registered provider with NDIS.

Caitlin is committed to ongoing professional development. Some of her more recent areas for development have included:

  • Essentials of Praxis Intervention for Children with Autism
  • Building Blocks to Movement and Praxis
  • OT for Children: Principles of Assessment and Intervention
  • A 5 Day Treatment Course: Clinical Perspectives
  • Alert Program
  • MORE: Integrating the Mouth with Sensory and Postural Functions
  • The Traffic Jam in my Brain
  • Therapeutic Listening
  • Occupational Therapy Fieldwork Supervision Workshop
  • Transition to school workshop
  • Health and Safety Representative Training Course
  • Picky Eaters vs Problem Feeders: The SOS Approach to Feeding
  • Ensure Children’s Health and Safety: Travel with Children Safely
  • Decoding Autism
  • Wilbarger Therapeutic Brushing protocol
  • 3 steps to improve introception