Occupational Therapist

Sandy Donaldson

Helping to improve the quality of life for people with disabilities is why I became an Occupational Therapist and is what I am passionate about.

10 Fun Facts About Sandy

How long have you been an OT? 9 years


What is your favourite food? Cheese!!


Where were you born? Brisbane


What is your favourite movie?  Jurassic Park


Favourite Disney Character or Super Hero? Princess Merida (Brave)


What did you love to do as a kid?  Go to the beach


What did you think you were going to be growing up?  Fire Fighter


Who are the four people you would most like to have a conversation with? David Attenborough, Rosie Jones, Amelia Earhart, My Younger Self


Who is your favourite band? Foo Fighters


Tell us an interesting fact about you? I went to school in France

Sandy brings a lot of fun & positivity to the Optimum Movement team and believes therapy should be meaningful, fun, engaging and easy to replicate at home.

She has developed her skills through clinical experience in a variety of paediatric, community health and school settings both here in Australia and in the UK.  Sandy is also formally trained to administer the Assessment of Motor and Process Skills (AMPS).

Sandy believes in empowering individuals and utilising a strength-based approach to support them to engage in meaningful activities.  She has a passion for supporting individuals and their families to increase particpiation and maximise independence.

Sandy is a member of Occupational Therapy Australia.