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SPOTS was established in 2013 as a private occupational therapy practice in Bunbury, Western Australia providing Specialised* Paediatric Occupational Therapy Services. The practice has a special interest and expertise in *Ayres Sensory Integration, *Neuro Developmental Treatment, handwriting remediation, and early intervention (babies and toddlers).

Meet Your Occupational Therapists

Skilled clinicians with a big hearts.

Esmé Le Roux

Director and Senior Occupational Therapist

Esmé worked with young adults in the military services, before she studied OT at the University of Pretoria, South Africa.

She qualified as an OT in 2000 and has experience working with children in multi-disciplinary clinics and specialist schools for children with hearing impairment, learning difficulties and behavioural problems. Esmé also has extensive private practice experience.

She is certified in Ayres Sensory Integration (specialist post-graduate training through the University of Southern California, USA).

She attended and presented many lectures, workshops and courses over the years and has been a dedicated mentor and instructor to undergraduate OT students. Esmé enjoys gaining new knowledge and skills and sharing it with others.

Bunbury has been home to her family since 2008, and she supported families in the South West as an OT since 2011. Esmé and her husband have two sons.

Bridget Schmidt

Senior Occupational Therapist

Bridget qualified as an OT in 2001 in South Africa, and has worked in the fields neuro rehabilitation and paediatrics across both public and private sectors in South Africa, the UK, Ireland and Australia.

She has experience in and completed courses in Ayres Sensory Integration, and has specialist post graduate training, certification and experience in NDT (Neuro Developmental Therapy).

Her special interest is working with younger children, babies and their families to build a solid foundation on which essential skills can be developed.

Bridget and her husband have three children and have called Australia home since 2014.

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