Call us today on +64 9 3006324
Call us today on +64 9 3006324

OUR STAFF

About Sabine Mawdsley:
Practice Manager
Sabine manages the practice whilst also being able to offer support during therapy sessions as an Occupational Therapy Assistant. 

Sabine is a qualified nurse and midwife, is trained in ante-natal and post-natal instruction although is not currently practicing. Sabine has completed various courses and workshops on child development, Sensory Integration, social skills, Autism Spectrum Disorder, and supporting learning disabilities. 

Sabine also offers breastfeeding support to new mothers. This occurs at our clinic, in the family home (depending on location) or at Sabine's home on the North Shore. 

About Belinda Goosen:

Occupational Therapist

​​Belinda is highly motivated and passionate about working with children of all ages and their families. She is skilled in establishing positive and respectful relationships with children and helping them to achieve their goals and reach their fullest potential. Belinda has experience working with children and families and ensures every interaction is a positive interaction. 


About Lindsay Ross (nee Mawdsley):

Senior Occupational Therapist 

Lindsay Ross (nee Mawdsley) completed her Bachelor of Health Science majoring in Occupational Therapy through AUT and her Postgraduate Certificate in Occupational Therapy through Otago Polytechnic. Lindsay has worked internationally in both the public and private sectors. She has successfully established services in New Zealand and the United Arab Emirates. Her experience ranges from mild needs through to complex medical conditions. Lindsay believes that intervention should be holistic and involve the child’s family, school and wider community.
Lindsay has particular interest in sensory processing needs, parent coaching, early intervention, complex medical needs, rare diseases and disorders and cortical visual impairment/cerebral visual impairment. 


Training and Qualifications:

Our therapists are qualified Occupational Therapists. Registered with the New Zealand Board of Occupational Therapists. Therapists partake in regular professional development and supervision. 


Our therapists are able to offer the following intervention programs:

  • Sensory Integration Therapy
  • Wilbarger Brushing Protocol
  • Astronaut Training Program
  • Therapeutic Listening Program
  • Magic Caterpillar Handwriting Program
  • Creating functional sensory diets
  • M.O.R.E. Integrating the mouth with sensory and postural functions
  • Interoception program 
  • Handwriting without tears
  • Cortical Visual Impairment/Cerebral Visual Impairment (CVI)
  • Post-hospitalisation rehabilitation
  • Early Intervention
  • TalkTools Sensory Motor Approach to Feeding