About Cherry Reynolds

Cher­ry Reynolds has 20 years expe­ri­ence work­ing with peo­ple with dis­abil­i­ties. Cher­ry grad­u­at­ed as an Occu­pa­tion­al Ther­a­pist in 2001 and has worked as a dis­abil­i­ty sup­port work­er, pro­gram man­ag­er, adult guardian­ship offi­cer, occu­pa­tion­al ther­a­pist and behav­iour spe­cial­ist for gov­ern­ment and non-gov­ern­ment organisations. 

Cher­ry has expe­ri­ence in case man­age­ment, stan­dard­ised assess­ment, func­tion­al behav­iour assess­ment, devel­op­ing and imple­ment­ing pos­i­tive behav­iour sup­port plans and excels in work­ing with teams to cre­ate pos­i­tive out­comes for all. Cher­ry also has expe­ri­ence in train­ing oth­ers and increas­ing their capac­i­ty to sup­port peo­ple in a per­son cen­tred way.

Cher­ry is pas­sion­ate about work­ing part­ner­ship with indi­vid­u­als and ser­vices to achieve pos­i­tive out­comes and improve the qual­i­ty of life for peo­ple with dis­abil­i­ty. She holds a Bach­e­lor of Applied Sci­ence (Occu­pa­tion­al Ther­a­py), Grad­u­ate Cer­tifi­cate in Pub­lic Sec­tor Man­age­ment and a Grad­u­ate Diplo­ma in Health Research. 

Cher­ry is a mem­ber of OT Aus­tralia and is an AHPRA reg­is­tered Occu­pa­tion­al Ther­a­pist. Cher­ry is also the state lead for the Dis­abil­i­ty and Com­mu­ni­ty Net­work with­in the Asso­ci­a­tion for Pos­i­tive Behav­iour Sup­port Aus­tralia (APB­SA).

She is FIM accred­it­ed and has under­tak­en fur­ther train­ing in the pro­vi­sion of Occu­pa­tion­al Per­for­mance Coach­ing. She is com­mit­ted to ongo­ing pro­fes­sion­al devel­op­ment and reg­u­lar­ly engages in train­ing, cours­es and con­fer­ences, to ensure adher­ence to cur­rent best practice.