Dharsha Petrie

Invited Speaker, Advanced Practice

Physiotherapist, Surgical, Treatment and Rehabilitation Service (STARS), QLD

    Dharsha Petrie APAM MACP is an APA Neurological Physiotherapist. She has completed her Master of Rehabilitation (Neurological) and is Acting Advanced Physiotherapist (Team Leader) at the Surgical, Treatment and Rehabilitation Service (STARS) in Brisbane and is National Chair of the APA National Neurology group.

    Dharsha has extensive experience working locally and internationally in the area of neurological rehabilitation across public and private models of care. Dharsha is a co-collaborator on the FND Australia website, is actively involved in training health professionals in the area of FND and has publications in FND, presenting this research at national and international conferences. She was the Physiotherapy Team Leader at Australia’s first dedicated public clinic for FND at the Mater Hospital in Brisbane, 2015–2019.