Hillary graduated from Dalhousie University in Nova Scotia Canada with her Master’s in Occupational Therapist in 2016. Additionally, she has a double Bachelor in Science degree (BSc) in Biology and Psychology from Acadia University in 2014. Hillary has been living and working within the UK since September 2019. She works part-time at Kiki’s Clinic and part-time at a special school in London where she provides services  for learners aged between 3 and 19 years old that have Severe/Profound and Multiple Learning Difficulties and/or disabilities, as well as learners who, additionally are on the Autistic Spectrum (ASD) with complex needs.   

In Canada, she worked within a private paediatric clinic and has experience working with both children and adults in a community setting.  Hillary is certified in the DIR Floortime approach “DIRFloortime Basic Certificate” as well as completed her training in Therapeutic Listening in December 2020. Her special interest lies in helping children with emotional regulation difficulties, Autism, Sensory Processing Disorders, and developmental delays to increase their confidence and independence in play, learning and self-care activities. 

She believes that therapy must be targeted towards the child’s developmental level and building on their strengths to achieve their maximum potential.  Hillary follows a sensory motor framework as well as uses play and emotional connections support the development of motor, behavioral, cognitive, and social skills. 

She is registered with the Health Care Professionals Council (HCPC) and with the Royal College of Occupational Therapist (RCOT).