Bachelor of Occupational Therapy,
Sensory Integration Certified / Ayres Sensory Integration®: OT 610,
Urvi is a registered Occupational Therapist with a Bachelors of Occupational Therapy from Seth G.S Medical College & King Edward Memorial Hospital. She moved to Hong Kong in 2012. Urvi loves to work with children and serve the community and these passions naturally brought her to the field of Children’s Occupational Therapy.
Urvi has completed the 280 hour NDT / Bobath Certificate Course in the Management and Treatment of Children with Cerebral Palsy and Other Neuromotor Disorders.
Urvi has completed OT 610; advanced intensive training in Ayres Sensory Integration from University of Southern California under the training and guidance of Dr. Erna Blanche, world renowned Occupational Therapist. As part of the internship she worked and managed a caseload at the prestigious Pediatric Therapy Network, a multidisciplinary clinic in California treating children with varied diagnosis like Autism, ADHD, Sensory processing disorder and Developmental delay.
Urvi has completed the Level 1 and 2 Intensive Mentorship program at the world renowned STAR Institute for SPD at Denver, Colorado, founded by Dr. Lucy Miller. As a part of the program, she has completed over 60 hours of on-site training to develop advanced clinical skills through hands-on treatment, active mentoring, advanced lecture topics, and self-reflection. The intensive format allows for a deeper understanding of the STAR PROCESS treatment model, integrating information from Level 1 coursework with the relationship-based, family-centered approach that is foundational to STAR.
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She has additional training in Therapeutic Listening, Handwriting Without Tears and Rational Emotive Behaviour Therapy.
Urvi has work experience in Orthopedics, Neurology, Pediatrics, and Special Needs school. She currently provides clinic-based on-site school therapy as well as teacher training. She integrates her knowledge of various evidence-based approaches making each of her sessions fun and uniquely catered to each family and child.