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Julie Atkinson
Occupational Therapist


Julie graduated with a Bachelor of Occupational therapy in 2002 from Otago Polytechnic. Her career has taken her in various directions, including inpatient and outpatient stroke/neuro rehabilitation, chronic pain and adult physical rehabilitation. She has recently returned to New Zealand after working in England for over seven years. Julie has also been a Project Manager for a clinical audit on stroke psychology services in North West London and has completed her Prince Foundation training after enjoying the challenge of this. 

Julie works primarily in the Morrinsville, Matamata, Te Aroha area as a contractor for Active Plus. Her special interest is in Neurorehabilitation and providing rehabilitation in one’s home; a meaningful environment to enable one’s independence in. Julie has also up skilled to work in Vocational Rehabilitation services offered by Active+.


My Goals

-To learn to garden and keep plants alive

-To improve my skills in cake decorating

Julie Atkinson