Practice Principal

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  • Lara Moes
    Lara is the Practice Principal of Grow On Childrens Therapy. Lara is a graduate of the University of Queensland with a Bachelor of Occupational Therapy (2001).  For the past 12 years Lara has worked in private practice providing occupational therapy for children.  Prior to this Lara worked in hospitals and community health for Qld Health for 6 years in the field of neurological rehabilitation and developmental paediatrics.

    Lara's work at Grow On involves both working with children and families, and providing leadership to the therapy team. She loves connecting with kids and parents and helping them to problem solve, develop and grow through challenges. Lara is particularly interested in early intervention and in the practical problems that children often face such as feeding and toileting.

    Lara is currently completing her Advanced Practioner Training in the Early Start Denver Model for Early Intervention. She has also completed further training in:
    - Feeding Therapy (Sequential Oral Sensory Approach; Sense-ational Mealtimes Model)
    - Paediatric Continence and Toileting
    - Developmental Coordination Disorder (using both Sensory Integration Approach and Cognitive Orientation to Daily Occupational Performance Approach)
    - DIR floortime
    - Sensory Defensiveness: A comprehensive treatment approach.  Including the Therapressure - Technique (Wilbarger approach). 
    - Cogmed Coaching

    Lara is married to Brian Moes, who is the Practice Manager at Grow On Childrens Therapy, and has three school age children.

    Practice Principal Occupational Therapist

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