This service is for youth and adults with mental health issues, autism and/or intellectual disability and targets the unique needs of the person involved.
OT 4 Life Skills is a mobile service providing Occupational Therapy with all sessions conducted in your home or in the community.
OT 4 Life Skills is based in the Ballarat area and provides services in Ballarat, Central Highlands and Pyrenees Shire.
Our focus is on working with you at “doing”, “being”, “ becoming” and “connecting” so you can achieve your goals and live a meaningful and fulfilling life.
Julie Schlemmer is a registered Occupational Therapist with over 30 years’ experience in a range of health settings in clinical and senior clinical roles. During that time, she has worked in clinical mental health settings including acute, community and recovery focussed programs with clients across the lifespan. More recently, she has worked in the disability field and has a particular interest in mental health and autism, capacity building and promotion of health, wellbeing and resilience. Julie works in a trauma-informed, supportive, collaborative and person-centred way.Know More
Occupational Therapists working in mental health help people to achieve the everyday activities that people engage in and find meaningful. They draw on a range of psychological and occupational therapy strategies to help people understand and cope with their daily function, productivity and capacity through the prescription of graded tasks and activities.
We will work with you to:
At OT 4 Life Skills we work with you and your support team. We help you to improve your mental health and wellbeing through individualised assessment and therapy programs.
We spend time getting to know you, your goals and your aspirations and then Identify and tackle what gets in the way of a life worth living. This may involve completing an assessment to find out what you can do now and what will be a challenge to your independence. We will also complete any necessary reports for NDIS.