Anita Brown-Major (she/her) is an Occupational Therapist who is passionate about working alongside individuals using a client centred approach. Anita, has worked as an occupational therapist since 1998. Her roles have been varied including extensive rehabilitation experience in amputee, pain managed, mental health and PTSD, however she has specialised in neurological (brain injury) rehabilitation since the early 2004.
Anita founded Thrive Rehab in 2014 with a focus on training other therapists on how to include sexuality as part of their routine practice. Anita has completed extensive research into the importance of sexuality (not just sex, but also relationships, intimacy, and self-esteem) for people living with different abilities and bodies, ensuring a focus on quality of life.
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.
2022 Accredited member of Society of Australian Sexologists (SAS)
2008 Graduate Certificate of Health Science (OT)
The University of Sydney
1995-1998 Bachelor of Occupational Therapy (Honours)
La Trobe University
Media and Publications
Get cliterate: how a Melbourne doctor is redefining female sexuality
Good Weekend, The Age
Sexuality, intimacy and cancer booklet
Private Parts Community
The Hook up, Triple J