ANITA BROWN - MAJOR
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.
2014 - Current
Member of International OT and Sexuality Special Interest Group, Local OT networks, Aust OT association.
Graduate Certificate of Health Science (OT), The University of Sydney
Bobath trained (Specialised Neuro Rehabilitation)
Assessment of Motor and Process Skills
Bachelor of Occupational Therapy (Honours) La Trobe University
MEDIA / PUBLICATIONS
Get cliterate: how a Melbourne doctor is redefining female sexuality
Good Weekend, The Age
Sexuality, intimacy and cancer booklet
Cancer Council (PDF download)
OnlyFans + masturbating when you have a disability
The Hook up - Triple J