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Ian completed his Occupational Therapy training at Curtin University, receiving the Head of the School Award and and Outstanding Mentor Award. Additionally, he has received training in chronic pain management from McGill University and The Neuro Orthopaedic Institute. Prior to his role in occupational therapy, Ian had graduated from the University of Western Australia with a degree in Computer Science, and had worked for 15+ years in the areas of user experience design and software engineering. He brings a unique blend of clinical and technology skills to the team based on his experience.

At Lifeworks OT, Ian’s focus include chronic pain care, mental health recovery and neurorehabilitation. He also has a deep interest in immersive and assistive technologies in healthcare. He has worked with numerous community-based organisations and private practices to deliver occupational therapy services and implement healthcare technology projects. Ian has also been involved as a Clinical Supervisor to 4th year Honours OT students from Curtin University and Edith Cowan University.

Ian strongly believes that when people are able to participate in activities they truly enjoy, their health and well-being will be greatly improved. He thrives in helping others express the best version of themselves by honouring their unique personality and working around their strengths.

Master of Occupational Therapy, Curtin University
Bachelor of Science
, The University of Western Australia

Special Interests:
Persistent Pain Care (Complex Regional Pain Syndrome, Chronic Widespread Pain, Phantom Limb Pain), Mental Health Recovery, Neurorehabilitation (Functional Neurological Disorder, Stroke, Acquired Brain Injury), Therapeutic Virtual Reality Therapy, Assistive Technology

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