Perinatal Occupational Therapy (OT) is a specialised area of OT that focuses on supporting individuals and families during the perinatal period (which includes pregnancy, birth and postpartum).
At Brilliant Minds Psychology, our Perinatal OT can provide support for:
Prenatal & Postnatal Mental Health Support
Pre and post natal anxiety and depression
Pregnancy & Parenthood as a Neurodivergent Individual
Managing sensory overwhelm, adjusting to change, developing coping tools
Assessing and offering guidance on positioning and techniques to support breastfeeding
Infant Sleep & Settling
Understanding biologically normal infant sleep and how to support infant sleep)
Supporting parents in developing bonds with their infants through activities that promote attachment and responsive parenting
Adapting Routines & Activities to Accomodate Physical Changes
Associated with pregnancy and postpartum recovery
How to Refer?
You can self-refer with NDIS or private funding. Your GP can refer with a Mental Health Care Plan.
To inquire about appointments, please complete the following form: