Beijing: Eliott’s Corner Staff

Occupational Therapy Services

Kristi Troutman
Kristi is a US-licensed occupational therapist with 22 years of experience, earning her BS from Elizabethtown College (US) in 1990. In the US, she worked in a variety of settings including hospitals, out-patient centers, school systems, and early intervention (birth-3 years). Pediatric therapy has been her sole focus for the last 14 years. Kristi has worked with children with a variety of diagnoses including, but not limited to, cerebral palsy, brain injury, blindness, Angelman Syndrome, Noonan Syndrome, ADHD/ADD, Autism Spectrum, Selective Mutism, and developmental delay. She has had the opportunity to work with children on routine based therapy within the home, integrated and pull out models within the school system, and clinic based sessions. Kristi utilizes neurodevelopmental, sensory integrative, and psychosocial frames of reference in treatment and has experience with a variety of specialized programs including Handwriting Without Tears and the Alert Program. Language: English
Sorcha Ni Chadhain
Sorcha is an occupational therapist from Galway, Ireland. She received her degree from Trinity College, Dublin and has worked as an OT for eight years. Sorcha has worked in a variety of pediatric settings and teams including early intervention, childhood physical and sensory disability, and pediatric primary care services. In her previous role in Ireland, she was involved in the roll out of new services including specialised wheelchair and seating service and school-based OT for children with language disorders. Sorcha worked as a volunteer in a children’s medical and social rehabilitation center in Vietnam in 2011 which inspired her to return to Asia to work full time. Languages: English

Physical Therapy Services

Dr. April Gamble

April Gamble DPT, PT earned her doctorate of physical therapy at Grand Valley State University in Michigan in 2012 and is a licensed physical therapist in the United States. During her doctoral work, April was a research collaborator in a randomized controlled trial investigating locomotion interventions for individuals with Parkinson’s disease. Clinical experiences furthered her abilities in burn and wound care, pediatrics, and manual therapy. She held the Lulenski-Smith Neurologic Residency at Mary Free Bed Rehabilitation Hospital, in Grand Rapids, Michigan, in 2013. In this position, she had the opportunity to expand her clinical and research skills by working with a variety of neurological diagnoses,  children and adults, and in inpatient and outpatient settings. April demonstrates a passion for providing physical therapy to underserved populations through her direct work with a Michigan pro bono clinic, a rehabilitation clinic in Guatemala, and a children’s home in Mexico. Languages:  English, Spanish

Marc Innerhofer
Marc received his Bachelor of Physiotherapy at the University of Queensland in Brisbane, Australia and worked there for a year in a public hospital. During his clinical year at university he served in a school for disabled children and a children’s hospital. Prior to studying physiotherapy, Marc completed national mandatory social service in a conductive therapy center for children with cerebral palsy in Vienna. Marc is originally from Austria. Languages: English, German, Mandarin

Speech-Language Services

Trish Hull
Trish is a  speech language pathologist from Australia who has also worked in Canada and England. She has had 14 years of experience with young children in teams specializing in disability, education, and early intervention, as well as running her own private practice. Trish is a Makaton sign language instructor and a certified Hanen therapist. She is passionate about empowering parents, carers, and teaching staff to help children reach their potential. Her areas of specialty are in developmental delay, autism, early intervention, augmentative and alternative communication, and the use of PROMPT for speech disorders. Languages: English, French.
Zara Kan
Zara is a UK-licensed speech and Language Therapist and registered with the Health Care Professions Council in the UK. She is a current member of both the Royal College of Speech and Language Therapists in the UK and the Hong Kong Association of Speech and Language Therapists. Zara holds a Bachelor’s Degree in Linguistics and a Master’s Degree in Speech and Language Sciences from University College London, UK. During her time in London, Zara worked at the NHS with children under the age of six with particular emphasis on early intervention and early assessments of children with special needs. Since her return to Hong Kong, Zara has been working at a non-government organization with children in clinic and school settings both individually and in groups. Zara specializes in assessing children with special needs and working with bilingual children, autism spectrum disorders, global developmental delay, social interaction difficulties, stammering and articulation difficulties. Languages: English, Cantonese, Mandarin

Educational and Clinical Psychology Services

Dr. Olivia Gavin

Dr. Gavin is a Chartered Clinical Psychologist from the UK, specialising in Pediatric Psychology and is registered with the Health & Care Professions Council.  She earned an undergraduate degree in Psychology (BSc) at The University of Bath before completing her Clinical Doctorate in Psychology at The University of East Anglia. She has worked for a number of years in the National Health System in the UK, most recently at a Child Development Centre in North East London as part of a multidisciplinary team. Dr. Gavin has extensive experience in assessing developmental conditions including autistic spectrum disorders, AD/HD, and learning disabilities. She has worked with children who have a variety of complex emotional and behavioral problems, including anxiety, phobias, depression, self-harm, and eating disorders as well as developmental disorders and chronic medical conditions.  Dr. Gavin’s area of expertise is in assessing autistic spectrum disorders and she has specialist training in diagnostic tools for this purpose.  Dr. Gavin is available for consultations, developmental and psycho-educational assessments as well as individual therapy with both younger and older children including adolescents.  Language: English

Dr. Jacqueline M. Wolf
Dr. Wolf is a licensed clinical psychologist from the US and holds a Doctorate of Psychology from the George Washington University and a BS in Human Development from Cornell University. Dr. Wolf completed her clinical residency at New York University’s Langone Medical Center – Rusk Institute for Rehabilitation Medicine, specializing in pediatric psychology and neuropsychology. She completed an additional clinical fellowship at Children’s National Medical Center in the Child Development Program, specializing in infant and toddler assessment and the early identification of Autism Spectrum Disorders. Dr. Wolf has published in the Journal of Early Childhood and Infant Psychology and is an international affiliate member of the American Psychological Association.Dr. Wolf has specialties in psycho-educational assessment, developmental assessment with infants and toddlers, and individual therapy for a variety of social-emotional and behavioral problems. She has extensive experience completing comprehensive evaluations with children of all ages. She has worked with children who have a variety of complex behavioral and developmental conditions including AD/HD, learning and developmental disabilities, traumatic brain injury, Autism Spectrum Disorders, and chronic medical conditions. Dr. Wolf is available for developmental and psycho-educational assessments, as well as play therapy with younger children and individual therapy with older children and adolescents. Language: English
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