Elise Shade

Occupational Therapist
Lives on Darkinjung land (she/her)

Elise is an Occupational Therapist living and working on Darkinjung Country, Central Coast NSW. She graduated Australian Catholic University in 2018 and has since gained a range of clinical experience working with children 0-18 years and young adults. Elise is a down to earth, practical and empathic Occupational Therapist who is passionate about working alongside clients and carers achieve their goals.

Elise has worked in the public and private sectors delivering services across a range of environments including, schools, preschools, clinic, homes, in the community and online platforms. Elise has worked with a diverse client groups and is particularly passionate about working with parents/carers. Elise sees the value in providing parents and carers with tools to enable their children to lead full and happy lives. She also understands the demands of family life and strives to make interventions manageable, and within the capacity of the individual family. At the core of her work is creating individualised, evidence based treatment approaches that make her clients feel heard and supported.

Outside of helping people peruse their own meaningful activities, Elise enjoys the beach, being with her young family and good food.