Together we aim to provide comprehensive, professional and engaging practices to build self confidence to have a go, try new skills and further develop independence!
Kellie Houghton - Director
Kellie is an Occupational Therapist with 12 years of experience who works both as a therapist and consultant. She completed a Bachelor of Occupational Therapy and a Bachelor of Ergonomics, Safety and Health at La Trobe University. Kellie has a special interest and passion for working with children and young people with Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD). Kellie supports Different Journeys which is a volunteer run organisation aiming to empower young people with ASD by providing them with a social platform that fosters an environment for them to create positive connections, feeling of inclusion, and linking families with services and support.
Kellie has just given birth to her second child at the end of June 2020 and in lockdown she has been enjoying a lot of family time, and getting back into her love for cooking & baking.
Kellie is working hard in making the most of personal development online during these unfamiliar times in COVID19 in Melbourne. Occupational Therapy sessions are currently all online or via techology based sessions.
At the moment Kellie is not taking on any new clients unfortuately as she is fully booked.
Amy locke - Occupational Therapist
Amy begun her university degree in Occupational Therapy after having a younger brother who was diagnosed with Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) and Cerebral Palsy (CP). Throughout her course she was always interested in working in the disability field. Amy's experience working with children with ASD as a volunteer and in paid work inspired her to build a career in this field. Her goal is to help individuals reach their full potential.
Outside of working with Beyond the Book Therapy Services Amy cares for foster cats and dogs, and has an amazing love for all animals.