Sophine graduated as an Occupational Therapist from Curtin University in the year 2019 while simultaneously working as a disability support worker while studying at the university. She was involved in a honours project, which was to investigate the effectiveness of virtual reality in reducing chronic pain. Over a period of time, she has developed a special interest with geriatrics, falls prevention, equipment prescription and neurological disorders, subsequently having plans to continue with further professional development in these areas.
Sophine is an enthusiastic Occupational Therapist who prides herself on her ability to build meaningful relationships with her clients and their families. Sophine strives to empower and facilitate her clients to reach their goals through adapting interventions to suit each individual’s needs and is passionate about enabling people to live meaningful and fulfilling lives. She always believes that small changes make a big difference.
Through evidence based best practice and person-centred care, Sophine places great importance on keeping individuals as independent as possible. Sophine strives to understand and show great compassion and hard work to help individuals to achieve their goals, and to maintain the highest levels of independence possible. Through the use of collaborative practice, Sophine will advocate and include other discipline’s knowledge, skills and opinions are utilised to ensure the best outcome for each of her clients. In her spare time, Sophine likes to enjoy an active and healthy lifestyle by spending time with her family and friends, playing piano, volleyball and visiting the beach.