About us

Our interactive courses combine theory, evidence, and video footage from clinical practice to ensure participants gain the confidence and practical skills to immediately implement interventions into clinical practice.

Established in 2012, CPTeaching has provided education to over 2000 therapists and medical specialists. Courses have received an average rating of 9.4/10 and have been conducted across the globe.

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CPTeaching is an integral part of the Cerebral Palsy Group Pty Ltd (www.cerebralpalsygroup.org). This group of businesses was established by A/Professor Brian Hoare in 2012 to bridge the gap between research and clinical practice for the treatment of children with cerebral palsy.


CPToys is a platform that supports therapists and parents of children with cerebral palsy to maximise therapy outcomes through carefully matching the right toys to a child’s goals and age. Find out more at www.cptoys.org



CPTherapy is a highly specialised occupational therapy service for children with cerebral palsy. CPTherapy only provides therapy services that are based on high-quality research evidence. Our two occupational therapists, Brian Hoare BOT; PhD and Susan Greaves B.App.Sc (OT); PhD have over 45 years combined clinical and research experience in the assessment and treatment of children with cerebral palsy. Find out more at www.cptherapy.org

Brian Hoare

Adjunct Associate Professor Hoare spent the first 20 years of his career as a clinical occupational therapist at Monash Children’s Hospital, Melbourne. He completed a PhD at La Trobe University, Melbourne in 2010 and a post-doctoral fellowship at the Karolinska…

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Dr Susan Greaves

Sue has been a paediatric Occupational Therapist for over 40 years, with a primary clinical focus on children with cerebral palsy. She is passionate about early intervention, especially assessment and management of the upper limb in children with unilateral cerebral…

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Jane Berry

Jane Berry is an occupational therapist for Cerebral Palsy Alliance. She has worked as Consultant for Occupational Therapy in Clinical Governance for 10 years and has over 30 years of experience working with children and adults with disabilities. Jane is…

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Gabriela Granados García

Gabriela Granados García, OTR, MS, studied at the Universidad Autónoma del Estado de México and she studied a Master Degree in Neurorehabilitation at Centro Mexicano Universitario de Ciencias y Humanidades. She has worked as an occupational therapist in pediatric and…

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Kirsten Browney

Kirsten Browney is an experienced occupational therapist who currently working in private practice for CPTherapy (part of the Cerebral Palsy Group). Kirsten has previously worked at the Royal Children’s Hospital and Monash Children’s Hospital, Melbourne.

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Heather Mahnken

Heather Mahnken is a pediatric occupational therapist in the United States with over 20 years of experience working. Her clinical interests include early detection cerebral palsy, and motor intensive therapies for children with neuromuscular diagnoses. She has been instructor for…

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Lisa Wagner

Dr Lisa Wagner, DHS, OTR/L received her OT degree from the Medical University of South Carolina and her doctorate from the University of Indianapolis. Lisa has participated in various research projects resulting in peer-reviewed articles, book chapter and the ability…

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Ellen Romein

Ellen Romein euMSc.OT is Dutch, worked 17 years in Germany and lives now in France. Her interest has always been to improve the occupational- and client-centered OT. She developed an assessment for children after severe acquired brain damage (RemiPro) and…

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Rachel Bard-Pondarré

Rachel Bard-Pondarré is an occupational therapist in paediatric neuro-orthopaedics at the Centre des Massues – French Red Cross. She has a Master’s degree in Motor Disability Research and Rehabilitation. Rachel conducts various training courses on assessment tools, including the AHA,…

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Britt-Marie Zethraeus

Britt-Marie Zethraeus, MSc and Reg. Occupational Therapist has extensive clinical experience from working with children with disabilities in Sweden. One of the original developers of BoHA and an AHA and BoHA instructor.

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