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Team members

Team Members

Julie O’Sullivan BSc. (Hons.) Occupational Therapy

  • Post Graduate Certificate in Sensory Integration
  • Postgraduate Diploma in Sensory Integration
  • Sensory Integration Advanced Practitioner
  • Senior Paediatric Occupational Therapist
  • Founder and Clinical Manager

Julie is a graduate of Dublin University, Trinity College, with over 20 years experience of working with children in Ireland, UK and Canada. Julie is the founder and Clinical Manager of The Sunflower Clinic, an independent Occupational Therapy Clinic providing assessment and treatment services for children. adolescents and young adults.

Julie has extensive training in Sensory Integration which is employed as the principle frame of reference within all of the clinics nationwide. Julie is an Advanced Practitioner in Sensory Integration and is currently completing her masters in Sensory Integration – Theory and Practice. Julie has completed post graduate training in Sensory Integration and is also qualified to administer and interpret the Sensory Integration and Praxis Tests (SIPT).

Julie has also been certified as a Bobath (NDT) therapist and has extensive experience with treating children with Cerebral Palsy and related neurological conditions.

In addition, Julie administers the ADOS diagnostic for Autism for toddlers and older children as part of a multi-disciplinary team assessment.

Julie is passionate about delivering the best possible service for children and their families and in further developing the awareness and effectiveness of early intervention when working with children with a range of developmental needs.

Relevant training

  • Sensory Integration Advanced Practitioner
  • Sensory Integration Praxis Test (SIPT)
  • Bobath (NDT) Practitioner
  • Handwriting without Tears
  • Therapeutic Listening Programme – certified practitioner
  • Autism Diagnostic Interview-Revised (ADI-R)
  • Autism Diagnostic Observation Schedule (ADOS)
  • Trained in DIR floortime
  • Trained in Sensory Modulation and Regulation intervention with adults (Tina Champagne)
  • Astronaut Training Programme

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