Teresa has 30 years’ experience, and has worked as a Clinical Educator/Clinic Manager in the Occupational Therapy Life Skills Clinic since 2006. Teresa earned a Bachelor of Science in Occupational Therapy in 1987 from Towson University in the United States. She has worked for several years overseas in Bermuda and the Middle East (Doha, Qatar) with both paediatric and adult populations.

In 2012 and 2014 she travelled to Vietnam, leading an Interprofessional team to provide therapy services to rural areas with fourth year OT, Physio and Speech students. She has extensive paediatric experience and has worked for many years with local Indigenous schools and communities developing interprofessional clinical education clinics.