Mental Health Occupational Therapist & Animal Assisted Therapist

Keira is a Mental Health Occupational Therapist, with a special interest in Animal Assisted Therapy and Sensory Interventions.  Keira works with her therapy dog, Zumi.  Keira has a particular interest in working with autism spectrum disorders and behavioural issues, as well as anxiety, depression, personality disorders and early psychosis.  Keira utilises strategies from Cognitive Behaviour Therapy, Acceptance and Commitment Therapy, Dialectical Behaviour Therapy, Sensory Modulation and animal assisted therapy approaches.  Keira believes strongly in early intervention to improve the quality of life and participation in meaningful activity for everyone. Keira believes in tailoring individual interventions for each of her clients, to ensure that they can achieve the goals they set together.  Keira enjoys being creative and innovative in her approaches, and enjoys the challenge of finding strategies that genuinely address her individual clients needs.

Keira is registered as a mental health Occupational Therapist with Occupational Therapy Australia and is able to provide psychologically informed therapies under Medicare Better Access and ATAPS.  Keira has a Bachelor of Occupational Therapy from the University of Queensland and is also a trained Animal Assisted Therapist.


B. Occupational Therapy
Mental Health Endorsed Practitioner
Animal Assisted Therapist



Monday 2:30pm to 9:00pm
Friday 9:00am to 3:30pm


Tuesday 8:00am to 4:00pm
Thursday 8:00am to 2:30pm
  • Autism Spectrum Disorders
  • Behavioural Issues
  • Anxiety
  • Depression
  • Early Psychosis

Love anything to do with the water, family and friends, live music and hot room yoga (if I can find the time!)

  • Animal Assisted Therapy
  • Sensory Approaches in mental health
  • Medicare (Better Access / Mental Health Care Plan)
  • Employee Assistance Programs (Acacia Connections)
  • Private Pay
  • ATAPS – Adults
  • ATAPS – Kids
  • Medicare (Chronic Disease Management Plan)

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