Qualifications:

  • B(Sc) Occupational Therapy (TCD, 2011)

  • C/NDT Paediatric Neurodevelopmental Treatment/Bobath Therapist (NDTA, 2017)

  • Certified:  Assessment of Motor and Process Skills (AMPS, 2013), 

  • Therapeutic Listening (Vital Links, 2014)

Mairead Cushen

My name is Mairead. I'm an occupational therapist from Ireland. I completed my training at Trinity College Dublin before moving to Singapore in 2011. I gained some experience working with adolescents and adults before moving into paediatrics. I worked in the government sector in both hospital and community settings before moving to Kaleidoscope. 

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I place great emphasis on continued professional development and dedicate time every year to increasing my knowledge and skills. This year I spent 2 months participating in a neurodevelopmental treatment (NDT)/Bobath course with has equipped me with greater skills in working with children with neuromotor disorders. I am beginning formal training in Sensory Integration this coming January and I look forward to adding this knowledge to the sensory courses I have completed thus far. 

 

I love to work with children of all ages. I am a firm believer in empowering parents and I prioritise helping families to carry over the skills learnt in therapy to the community and home environment.