Dr Jessica Hill


School of Health and Rehabilitation Sciences
Faculty of Health and Behavioural Sciences


Research Interests

  • Animal-assisted therapy
    The safe and ethical incorporation of animal-assisted therapy as an adjunct to occupational therapy services.
  • Occupational therapists role withing facilitating physical activity
    Understanding the role of occupational therapists facilitating regular physical activity with clients to support overall mental and physical well-being, and overall occupational engagement.
  • Autism spectrum disorder
    Clinical reasoning and decision making for evidence based intervention, client-centered, family-centered practice


  • Doctor of Philosophy, The University of Queensland
  • Bachelor of Occupational Therapy (Honours), C.Sturt


View all Publications


  • Doctor Philosophy

  • Doctor Philosophy

  • Doctor Philosophy

View all Supervision


Journal Article

Other Outputs

PhD and MPhil Supervision

Current Supervision

  • Doctor Philosophy — Principal Advisor

    Other advisors:

  • Doctor Philosophy — Associate Advisor

  • Doctor Philosophy — Associate Advisor