Paris Purcell

Occupational Therapist
Lives on Darkinjung land (she/her)

Paris is an Occupational Therapist living in Darkinjung Country, Central Coast NSW. Graduating at the University of Newcastle (Class 1 Honours) in 2016, her clinical experience has involved specialising in Paediatrics and working with babies as young as 4 months to young adults. She prides herself on her ability to be empathetic and approachable, walking alongside the families and young people she works with to assist them to achieve their goals. She is passionate about being an OT and its holistic perspective considering all aspects of a persons life.

Her experience has involved working in the private and public sector including working in the community attending home visits, at schools, day-care centres and pre schools, in a clinic setting and remote via Telehealth. She believes collaborating with parents is essential when working with children, recognising that they are the experts. She has had extensive training in trauma and worked in a youth mental health service. She is committed to working with appropriate multidisciplinary team members to promote and facilitate positive outcomes for her clients.

She loves going to the beach, living an active lifestyle, spending time with family, friends and of course fur babies.