Bachelor of Occupational Therapy,
Sensory Integration Certified / Ayres Sensory Integration®: OT 610 (University of Southern California), DIR FLOORTIME Coach, Neurodevelopmental Certified (Bobath, USA).
Urvi loves to work with children and serve the community. These passions brought her to the field of Children’s Occupational Therapy. She has been working in Hong Kong since 2012, at SPOT as well as at two International Schools. She specialises in running evidence based intensive therapy programs and family centered practice.
Urvi continuously engages in learning to be able to better support children and their families. She integrates her knowledge of various evidence-based approaches making each of her sessions fun and uniquely catered to each family and child. Urvi believes that each child has unique potential and is best supported by family centered care.
Urvi gained her Bachelor of Occupational Therapy degree from Seth G.S Medical College & King Edward Memorial Hospital. She 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 (Sensory Processing Disorder) at Denver, Colorado, founded by Dr. Lucy Miller. In over 100 hours of on-site training she developed advanced clinical skills through hands-on treatment, active mentoring, advanced lecture topics and self-reflection.
Urvi is NDT certified and has completed the 280 hour Neurodevelopmental therapy/Bobath Certificate Course in the Management and Treatment of Children with Cerebral Palsy and Other Neuromotor Disorders.
She is also a DIR Floortime Coach and successfully supports children on the Autism Spectrum and their families through a developmental, relationship based approach.
Urvi is also a Trauma Informed Practitioner and works with children and families using attachment and trauma informed practice. She has additional training in auditory programs like Therapeutic Listening, Safe and Sound Protocol and Handwriting Without Tears. She also enjoys teaching and has been invited as a guest lecturer at PolyU.