Cheryl Liu

    BSc (Hons) in Occupational Therapy
    MSc in Rehabilitation Science
    Ayres Sensory Integration Certified
    DIR Floortime Provider
    Registered Occupational Therapist

    Cheryl is a registered Occupational Therapist (part I) in Hong Kong and gained her bachelor and master’s degrees at The Hong Kong Polytechnic University. Since her graduation, Cheryl has spent 7 years working in Hong Kong public hospitals and almost 2 years practicing in a private pediatric clinic in Shenzhen, mainland China. On account of her experience, Cheryl has extensive occupational therapist experience in paediatric fields. During her practice in the Hong Kong public hospitals, Cheryl specialized in carrying out assessments and treatments for children with developmental delay, fine motor delay, sensory processing disorder, handwriting, and oral feeding difficulties. In the private setting, Cheryl expanded her specialty in helping young children with autism and since then became a DIR Floortime provider. 

    Cheryl is very passionate about DIR practice incorporating sensory integration since both approaches are play-based and relationship-based methods to improve a child’s ability to make successes and meet challenges. After years of experience in training, practicing, learning and being a mum, Cheryl developed a lot of self-regulation and co-regulation skills, both of which are fundamental in ASI and DIR theoretical frameworks. Knowing her in person, she could always show a strong understanding of parents’ concerns and worries. Cheryl is a good listener and is always open to talking, sharing, and learning parents’ feedback. She believes that parents are the most influential ones who can guide their kids to make positive changes in their lives.

    Cheryl values continuously professional development and spends a lot of her time in professional training. She is certified in Ayres Sensory Integration and Praxis Test, DIRFloortime, Therapressure© Brushing Protocol and Quickshift. On top of that, she has received diversified training in sensorimotor treatment approach, fine motor training, handwriting etc.

    Cheryl is easy going person with good interpersonal and communication skills. She can speak and practice in English, Mandarin and Cantonese.

    Cheryl Liu 刘晨

    职业治疗理学学士
    康复科学理学硕士
    Ayres感觉统合认证
    DIR地板时光认证
    香港注册职业治疗师

    Cheryl是香港注册职业治疗师。她在香港理工大学完成了职业治疗的本科学习和康复科学的研究生学习。毕业后她加入医管局下一间公立医院,在那里工作了7年的时间。其后,Cheryl在深圳的一间私立儿科诊所工作了一年多的时间。Cheryl在儿科作业治疗领域有很丰富的经验。在公立医院工作期间,她曾在新生儿重症监护病房、儿科病房、儿科门诊等多个地方为早产喂养困难、全面发育迟缓、精细运动发育障碍、感觉处理障碍、以及书写困难的小朋友和青少年提供评估和治疗训练。在私立诊所工作期间,Cheryl积累了大量的儿童自闭症治疗经验,并成为了DIR地板时光认证的治疗师。

    Cheryl热衷且擅长于将DIR地板时光和Ayres感觉统合结合起来的治疗方式,因为这两种方法的理论基础都是以儿童发展、玩耍、和关系为核心,来促进儿童在取得成功的同时学习面对挑战的方法。在多年来的学习、实践以及作为一个妈妈的体验获取中,Cheryl掌握了不论是DIR地板时光还是ASI感觉统合理论中很基础的能力,那就是自我调节以及共同调节。Cheryl非常能够理解父母对于发展障碍孩子的担心和焦虑,她始终愿意与父母一起交谈、分享、反馈,共同为孩子的治疗训练制定目标和计划。Cheryl相信,在每个孩子的成长过程中,父母能提供给孩子最强大的帮助,他们才是改变孩子的力量所在。

    Cheryl非常热衷于学习和在专业领域的持续发展进步。她用很多的时间精力来学习并取得了很多相关的认证。例如Ayres感觉统合、地板时光以及其他与职业治疗领域相关的感觉运动治疗手段。同时,Cheryl学习了很多书写、精细运动的相关专业课程。

    Cheryl 是一个非常外向和容易相处的人。她可以使用普通话、广东话、以及英语日常交流和工作。