Southern River Occupational Therapy has a fully qualified Occupational Therapist working with children south of the river in Perth.

The Occupational Therapist works closely with children to provide assessment and therapy catering to many different developmental issues including sensory processing difficulties, motor developmental delays such as fine motor, gross motor and balance difficulties, motor planning, visual perceptual delays, concentration problems, writing problems, academic potential difficulties and sleeping problems.

With a strong client focused approach the Occupational Therapist works to ensure children can reach their full potential in all areas of their lives, helping them to improve their sensory , motor, physical, behavioural and cognitive skills and enhance their self-esteem. Call today on (08) 9490 7569 to see how her programs can be helpful to you and your child.


Southern River Occupational Therapy is a local Occupational Therapy private practice who has a therapist that has worked in private pediatric practice since 1991. She is a member of Developmental Occupational Therapy (DOT) in Western Australia and is registered with the Occupational Therapist's Registration Board of Western Australia. She continuously attends relevant Occupational Therapy courses to stay current with new therapy techniques and information. The therapist is Therapeutic Listening trained and is registered with private health insurance and Medicare.

Based in Perth, Southern River Occupational Therapy services clients throughout the Perth region, including the areas of Harrisdale, Huntingdale, Canning Vale, Thornlie, Gosnells, Armadale, Southern River, Piara Waters, Kelmscott, and surrounding suburbs.

Working with babies, toddlers, pre-schoolers and children of school age, the therapist provides assessments to determine the appropriate course of therapy for children experiencing developmental delays, helping to keep them on track with what is developmentally appropriate for their age group. When suitable the therapist provides individualised treatment and therapy as well as developmental re-assessments and reports for parents and caregivers that track progress and provide recommendations for the future.

For more information on the program don’t hesitate to call (08) 9490 7569 and learn how Southern River Occupational Therapy can best be of help to your child.


Southern River Occupational Therapy addresses numerous areas of concern including:

  • Sleeping Problems
  • Fine Motor Difficulties
  • Visual Perception Problems
  • Learning Difficulties
  • Sensory Processing Disorders
  • Concentration Problems
  • Academic Potential Problems
  • Listening Problems
  • Gross Motor Coordination
  • Balance & Coordination Problems
  • Developmental Delays
  • Writing Difficulties
  • Pediatric Developmental Problems

With over 25 years of experience in occupational therapy for children, Southern River Occupational Therapy is well catered to support and nurture your child through the early developmental stages in life.

Services are available by appointment.


Children are meant to play and learn in their formative years, and occupational therapy can aid in the development of a child’s skills in recreation, school performance, sports, or social activity that will help them achieve their full growth potential. Indications for Occupational Therapy include a wide range of developmental issues such as low activity levels, difficulty concentrating, poor sleep, problems in school, and many more.

Get in touch with Bea at Southern River Occupational Therapy today to find out how she can help you and your child.


Call Southern River Occupational Therapy today on (08) 9490 7569 to find out more information about our services. You can also get in touch with online through the enquiry form on the contact page.