Allied Health Assistants

We have allied health assistants who help our OT's in a variety of ways including developing and implementing home programs with the client's therapist. Engaging in group therapy sessions as well as assisting behind the scenes in admin roles and resource development.

Alyssa Abella

Alyssa is a 4th-year student studying a Bachelor of Occupational Therapy at Western Sydney University. She joined our team in 2021 as a 3rd-year student OT completing her clinical placement. Through placement, Alyssa has found a new passion to work with children who need assistance in achieving their goals and developing independence. She aided in the development of resources for school readiness groups during school holidays. She assists in administrative duties and is enthusiastic to begin working as an OT Aide in 2022 to build meaningful rapport with clients and practice a family-centred approach. 

 

Alyssa has experience working as a Disability Support Worker, helping individuals with disabilities who have complex needs and require maximum assistance in completing self-care occupations. Previously, Alyssa completed a project placement at a Primary School to develop a Fine Motor Skills Program for children from K-2, involving research using an evidence-based approach.