ANITA BROWN - MAJOR
Occupational Therapist


Anita Brown-Major is an Occupational Therapist who is passionate about working with individuals to address their sexual health needs.

 

Since completing her 1998 honors thesis on the experiences of how older women’s sexuality is managed during rehabilitation, she has worked extensively in subacute rehabilitation and has always included sexuality as part of her quality of life treatment planning.  

 

Anita has extensive rehabilitation experience, including amputee, mental health (PTSD) and has specialized in neurological rehabilitation. She and has worked both locally and internationally.

 

Anita is a passionate advocate of occupational therapy and completed extensive research into the management of sexuality and disability.

 

Strangely enough Anita loves public speaking and is dedicated to educating all healthcare professionals to be comfortable in addressing sexuality as part of their routine practice.

 

Anita has been presenting and running sexuality workshops since 2014 and tailors each session to the individual healthcare setting.

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

SIMONE SHERIDAN
 
Clinical Nurse Specialist
Simone Sheridan is a nurse educator and sexual health nurse consultant with considerable experience in supporting patients with concerns related to sexual health and intimacy. She is passionate about sharing her knowledge with other health professionals and has facilitated many seminars and workshops on the topic of sexual health.

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