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Reconnecting with life through vital sensations, actions, and relationships with Occupational Therapy.

Mission: To reduce pain and distress and help people to live with confidence and vitality

Vital Connections is an occupational therapy service dedicated to helping people with complex chronic conditions. These conditions are frequently linked with pain, fatigue and experiences of trauma. The focus of treatment is to regain a sense of safety, reduce pain and distress, and empower people to grow in independence and live with confidence and vitality.

Occupational therapists at Vital Connections treat children, adolescents, families and young adults.


Occupational therapy enables you to do the activities which are most important to you, with deep respect for what is essential to your unique growth.

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Frequently Asked Questions

We are all filled with questions and being inquisitive, we see this as a positive and have tried to help answer some of your questions here.

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Our aim at Vital Connections is to foster feelings of safety and growth through connection to helpful sensations, actions and relationships.

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Meet Cate

Occupational Therapist and founder of Vital Connections.

Dr Cate Sinclair is an Occupational Therapist and founder of Vital Connections. She has over thirty years’ experience working with children, adolescents and adults in senior clinician and managerial roles in public health, community and mental health, and private practice.

Cate has a particular interest in the impact of complex chronic ill-health, such as pain, fatigue and disease states, on the mind, body and capacity to function.