Cari is a Graduate Occupational Therapist at First Choice Allied Health, working as an Allied Health Assistant while awaiting her registration. Cari completed a Master of Occupational Therapy and Bachelor of Applied Science at La Trobe University.
Cari is outgoing and enjoys working with individuals of all ages to help them achieve their goals and collaboratively tackle difficult challenges they face. Cari has worked with school-aged children and their families in her previous position as a therapy assistant and has personal experience navigating developmental challenges with her own children. Cari also has professional experience working in a recovery-oriented setting offering support for people experiencing mental health challenges and has gained clinical experience during her studies working in the areas of community mental health, pediatrics and acute hand therapy.
Cari is passionate about helping people and is continuously building on her current skills through ongoing professional development and learning by doing. Outside work, Cari enjoys spending time with her family, gardening, cooking, enjoying nature and traveling.