At Viva Kids – Occupational Therapy  We believe in what we do and…we love what we do.

We love working with children. We are passionate about our Occupational Therapy approaches to support your child’s development.

  • We believe that the life of each child is a unique and miraculous gift.
  • Our therapy intervention and support services considers the “Whole” child providing a vast array of approaches to support overall development
  • We believe that each family is uniquehaving their own specific needs and circumstances.Therapy and support services are customised to suit the needs of the child and their family.
  • We value working together with parents and families and the relevant supports within a child’s life.
  • Our family focused, skills development therapy approach supports each individual child to develop not only skills for today but skills for life.

Viva Kids – Occupational Therapists

Fiona Lehmann – Senior Occupational Therapist.

Bach. AppliSci – Occ Therapy

  • Fiona has extensive experience over 20 years in a broad range of paediatric Occupational Therapy services and settings including hospital, outpatient, community health ,primary and secondary schools and private practice clinic based therapy.
  • Fiona is a member of Occupational Therapy Australia (OT AUS) and is a registered Occupational Therapist with the Australian Health Practitioners Regulation Agency (AHPRA).
  • ​Fiona has co-created a school- aged goal setting program for children and teenagers- empowering children and teenagers to make positive life choices. This program has been delivered to Year 7 and Year 12 students for8 years.
  • Fiona and her husband Roger are the co-founders of a children’s home in Fiji. (currently the home for 16 children)
  • Fiona is a “life loving “ active mother of 4.
  • She loves being an O.T. & is passionate about helping children and their families to thrive.

Ashlee Lawrance – Occupational Therapist.

Bach. AppliSci – OccTherapy  (Honours)

  • Ashlee graduated from the University of Sunshine Coast with Occupational Therapy with Honours. She has gained a variety of paediatric experience through her University degree professional training placements- in the areas of Special Schools, Regional Paediatric Services, Youth Crisis Services and Youth Education Services.
  • Ashlee is a member of Occupational Therapy Australia (OT AUS) and is a registered Occupational Therapist with the Australian Health Practitioners Regulation Agency (AHPRA).
  • Ashlee has a huge heart for children and youth and has participated in volunteer work in an orphanage in Thailand and Fiji, a Special needs School in China and assisted in teaching English in Korea (for a summer school program)
  • Ashlee and her husband Steven are Youth Pastors and run a weekly programs for 200 plus – youth on the Sunshine Coast.
  • Ashlee’s engaging therapy sessions put the “fun” into functional.