Mrs. Mary Philip, BOT
- Position: Sr. Occupational Therapist
She is a paediatric occupational therapist with nearly 16 years of experience. Her expertise is working with children having ASD, learning disabilities, and developmental delays. Her approach is As an experienced therapist with almost 2 decades of practice with children having Autism, ADHD, Developmental Delay – She updates herself on recent trends in scientific approach to the development of special ability children. With equal love for children and her profession, she has imprinted herself in the field of Occupational Therapy within the state of Kerala and abroad. She is enthusiastic in learning and teaching and has graduated from Kovai Medical Center and Hospital, Coimbatore in 1999. She is currently pursuing certification courses such as OPT level 1, Sensory Integration from USC Chan Division of OSOT. At Kerala University of Health Sciences, she represented Kerala Occupational Therapy Association as a Syllabus committee member and a Scrutiny committee member to promote two Occupational Therapy colleges in Kerala.
She was awarded the Professional Excellence Award by the Kerala Occupational Therapist Association on October, 2022 by Dr. R.Bindu (Hon. Minister for Higher Education and Social Justice, Kerala). Working with different managements abroad and in Kerala, has enabled her to understand a child and the problems faced by their parents. Her holistic approach has helped many families lead a better tomorrow. She has been credited for the changes witnessed by the parents and care givers. Her motto has always been and will continue as “Be the change to see the change”. holistic, developmental, and relationship based. She understands that creating trust with children and families is the foremost important step of any therapy program and she strives to achieve emotional engagement with all of her clients. She has worked with multidisciplinary teams on assessments and implementation of behavioural intervention and skill acquisition programs.