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Barwon Occupational Therapy

Servicing Geelong, Torquay,  The Bellarine, Colac, Bannockburn & Werribee 

Focusing in Mental Health

NDIS Registered Provider

Registered SWEP Prescriber


Our team provide a range of assessment and interventions for children through to the elderly.  We are flexible where we meet our clients, whether it is at their home, workplace or out in the community. Some of the areas we cover include are: community participation, employment, education, home maintenance, domestic task at home and self-care. Barwon OT is registered with State-wide Equipment Program (SWEP) and has the ability to assess and submit applications on your behalf.

Now offering Therapy Assistant services

:Areas of Interventions include

Sensory strategies to regulate arousal & Distress tolerance
Behavioural & emotional management
Mindfulness techniques
Maximizing independence in self-care, personal, domestic & community activities.
Addictive behaviours
Social skills training
Community connections including: shopping, volunteer, work
Assistance with employment
Stress management
Work – Life balance, routines, planning & time management
Improved sleep
Domestic activities training including: cooking, cleaning, budgeting &  shopping
Community access & public transport training
Anger Management
School readiness
Self-identity development
Self-care strategies including: bathing, toileting, dressing & eating
Therapeutic approaches informed by Acceptance and  Commitment Therapy (ACT),  Cognitive Behavioural Therapy (CBT), and Dialectical Behaviour Therapy (DBT)
Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing (EMDR)
Home modifications & applications for equipment funding
:Areas of assessment include
Assessment of Motor Processing Skills (AMPS)
To evaluate a person’s quality of performance of personal or instrumental activities of daily living (ADL).

Canadian Occupational Performance Measure(COPM)
The Canadian Occupational Performance Measure (COPM) is an individualised measure designed for use by occupational therapists to detect change in a client's self-perception of occupational performance over time.
Sensory Modulation
The process which the brain interprets different sensory information. Sensory Profiles are also used
Functional Assessment
To assess habits, routines, roles, values, interests, environment, attitudes, motivation, activities of daily living (ADL), family and relationships.
Assessment of Motivation
Sensory Integration Assessments including the Sensory Profile
Time Use Diaries
Volitional Questionnaire (VQ)
Occupational Self-Assessment (OSA)
Role Checklist
Model of Human Occupation Screening Tool (MOHOST)  
Occupational Performance History Interview 2 (OPHI-II)
Work Environment Impact Scale (WEIS)
Assessment of Work Performance (AWP)
Worker Role Interview (WRI)
The Assessment of Communication and Interaction Skills (ACIS)
The Occupational Circumstances Assessment Interview and Rating Scale (OCAIRS)
Child Occupational Self-Assessment (COSA)
The Short Child Occupational Profile (SCOPE)
The School Setting Interview (SSI)
Occupational Therapy Psychosocial Assessment of Learning (OT PAL)