Ms Heather Cutten

Heather Cutten is a Clinical Director at Mind Plasticity and our Principal Occupational Therapist. She is an endorsed Mental Health Occupational Therapist who has worked in and around Sydney in public and private health since 2003. Heather has professional affiliations with Brain and Mind Centre at Sydney University, headspace, St Vincent’s Private Hospital, and Department of Veterans Affairs.

Heather delivers clinical skill in physical and psychological Occupational Therapy, including community access, environmental modification, equipment prescription, functional assessment, cognitive behaviour therapy, and solution focused brief therapy. She has a special interest in working with young people and adults who experience complex co-morbid mental health and medical problems.

Heather is able to provide assessment and interventions in clinic or community contexts in Sydney, Central Coast and Newcastle, as indicated for each individual’s needs. In addition to her work at Mind Plasticity, Heather tutors in psychological strategies for Masters of Occupational Therapy students at the University of Sydney and has guest lectured at the University of Western Sydney.


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We believe that everyone should have access to high-quality mental health care, which is why we offer a range of fee options and rebates. Medicare rebates may be available with an appropriate referral and private health insurance rebates may be applicable. Contact us to learn more.