Astrid Prendergast

Occupational Therapist

Astrid is a passionate occupational therapist with a lifetime of experience and a drive to help people realize their potential.

About Astrid

With her degree in Communication and Marketing, Astrid pursued further education in Occupational therapy graduating in March 2018 from the University of Sydney. Astrid is caring and compassionate and enjoys getting to know her clients well to collaborate and support their therapy goals. Applying the knowledge gained from university study and combining this with her lived experience, common sense and strong interpersonal and communication skills means Astrid has the necessary skills to work with her clients to reach their potential and achieve their goals.

Career Achievements/Recognitions

Running the Body Brain Fitness (BBF) groups has given Astrid a great opportunity to work closely with a diverse group of people with a range of challenges from various conditions including but not limited to traumatic brain injury (TBI), stroke, intellectual disability, dementia. This evidence-based program targets people’s physical, cognitive and social performance as well as making therapy fun.

Qualifications

  • Bachelor of Applied Science (Occupational Therapy), University of Sydney, Australia, 2017
  • Bachelor of Arts (Communication), University of Technology Sydney, 1995