ANITA BROWN - MAJOR
Occupational Therapist


Anita Brown-Major is an Occupational Therapist who is passionate about working with individuals in a client centred approach. 

 

Anita has extensive rehabilitation experience,including amputee and mental health and for the past twenty years has specialised in neurological rehabilitation. She has worked with Thrive rehab for 6 years, while continuing to work part time at a major Melbourne hospital as well as tutoring Occupational therapy students at a local university.   

 

Anita has completed extensive research into the importance sexuality (not just sex, but relationships, intimacy and self-esteem) for people living with different abilities and bodies, ensuring a focus on quality of life.

 

Anita has developed an in-depth understanding of the Australian National Disability and Insurance Scheme (NDIS) and assists people navigate their

journey within this system.

Strangely enough Anita loves public speaking and is dedicated to working with consumers, families, staff and other health care professionals to be the best versions of themselves. She strongly believes in the concepts of “nothing about me, without me” and insists on raising consumers voices to the forefront.

EDUCATION

  • 2014 - Current        
    Member of  International OT and Sexuality Special Interest Group, Local OT networks, Aust OT association.
     

  • 2008                          
    Graduate Certificate of Health Science (OT),
     The University of Sydney
     

  • 2005                        
    Bobath trained (Specialised Neuro Rehabilitation)
     

  • 2000                          
    Assessment of Motor and Process Skills

     

  • 1995-1998                
    Bachelor of Occupational Therapy (Honours)
     La Trobe University

MEDIA / PUBLICATIONS

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