Izzy

Occupational Therapist – BHlthSc, MOT
Izzy obtained her Bachelor of Health Science and Master of Occupational Therapy Practice at La Trobe University. Since then, Izzy has worked with a variety of neurodivergencies to support children and their families with their sensory and emotional regulation, play, social connections and independence in day to day living activities. Izzy is passionate about keeping up to date with new and emerging research and learning about neurodivergencies from the Autistic and ADHDer communities.
Izzy has attended further training in the following programs:
• DIR Floortime
• Cognitive Orientation to daily Occupational Performance (CO-OP Approach)
• Traffic Jam In My Brain
• Strength-based Supervision: Partnerships for Worker Empowerment
• Learn Play Thrive Approach to Autism
• Trauma-Informed Practice
In her free time, Izzy enjoys spending time with her daughter and exploring cafes in Melbourne to find the best soy latte.

Shannon

Occupational Therapist – BScOT, MSOT
Shannon is an Occupational Therapist with six years of practice experience. She has completed both her Bachelor of Science in Occupational Therapy and Master of Science in Occupational Therapy degree at the University of Santo Tomas. Shannon believes that therapy should follow a holistic approach, wherein she collaborates not only with the child, but also with the carers, teachers, support workers, and other therapists to reach the child's goals. Shannon believes that play is an integral part to therapy and makes it a point to make every session fun whilst targeting the child's pertinent skills.
Outside work, Shannon enjoys hanging out with her friends, going on day trips, exploring new places, and drinking coffee.

Lara

Occupational Therapist – BOT
Lara is a passionate Occupational Therapist who has completed her Bachelor of Occupational Therapy at Deakin University. Lara is devoted to providing a family-centred approach by working with both the child and their families to ensure high-quality, evidence-based intervention and management. Lara has an interest in sensory regulation and play-based therapy to support children to develop their skills. Lara loves physical activities, so expect your child to move around in our sensory room and laugh together.

Caitlin

Occupational Therapist – BOT
Caitlin is a passionate occupational therapist who completed her Bachelor of Occupational Therapy at Deakin University. Using a client-centred, goal orientated approach, Caitlin is committed to working with her clients, assisting them to achieve their milestones and social and emotional development. Caitlin utilises evidence-based therapy, adapting it to individuals needs to assist them to reach maximum potential. She believes play is an effective method to assisting children develop long-term strategies.
Caitlin loves planning holidays and travel however, at the moment has to settle with building Lego. Her spare time is spent with her fur babies, Pugley the Pug and Billy the Labrador. She is also a bit of a foodie and loves exploring the laneways and all Melbourne has to offer.

Erin

Occupational Therapist – BScOT
Erin is a passionate Occupational Therapist who has obtained her Bachelor of Science in Occupational Therapy at the University of Santo Tomas.
Using a child-centered approach, Erin is dedicated to helping children become more independent, resulting in improvements in their quality of living. She also collaborates with families and helps them use everyday routines as opportunities for their children to be ready to cope with various demands; may it be at home, in school, or within the community.
Erin loves exploring new places and learning new recipes in her spare time.

Rukiye

Speech Pathologist - BAppSc, MSP
Rukiye, also known as Ruks (pronounced “Rooks”), completed her Bachelor of Applied Sciences and Master of Speech Pathology at La Trobe University.
Ruks enjoys building rapport with her little friends and their families. Her sessions are child-led, meaningful, and accommodations are made to meet her clients’ needs.
Ruks upholds a neuroaffirmative therapy approach. Her mission is to help her clients understand their true self and to increase their self-advocacy skills. When she is not at work, you will find her sipping on an iced latte and Netflix and chilling with her cat daughter, Chuko.

Hannah

Speech Pathologist - BAppSc, MSP
Hannah obtained her Bachelor of Applied Science and Master of Speech Pathology at La Trobe University. Hannah loves providing meaningful therapy and ensuring that she creates a comfortable space for her kiddies and their families.
Hannah is a lover of all things learning; especially advocating and educating for the neuro divergent community.
During her down time, you can catch Hannah reading a new Colleen Hoover book, sipping on a coffee or spending time with her friends.

Ayse

Speech Pathologist - BAppSc, MSP
Ayse, also known as Aysh, completed her Bachelor of Applied Sciences and Master of Speech Pathology at La Trobe University. Aysh enjoys getting to know her clients and their families, and learning all about their interests to incorporate them into her therapy sessions. She thrives on building meaningful connections with her clients, and tailoring her sessions to accommodate for their needs in an engaging manner.
Aysh has a passion for working within the paediatric population and incorporating a neuro-affirmative approach to delivering a wide range of evidence-based intervention.
When she’s not in clinic, Aysh loves to spend her time with her family and friends. On the weekends, she could almost always be found at the beach.

Jess

Allied Health Assistant – BAppSc(Psych)
Jess completed her Bachelor of Applied Science (Psychology) at RMIT University in 2019. Jess is passionate about working with children and supporting families and is now undertaking her Master of Teaching (Primary).
Jess is enthusiastic about using children’s interests and strengths to support their development and wellbeing and is very excited to progress her career.
During her free time, Jess enjoys spending the day at the beach, walking her dog, and attending yoga and pilates.

Athaliah

Allied Health Assistant - BRdSc
Athaliah completed her Bachelor of Radiation Sciences at Monash University and is now pursuing a Master of Speech Pathology at Melbourne University. She is very excited to kick start her career and believes helping children and their families is one of the most rewarding jobs. Athaliah is passionate about providing personalised care to ensure each child is supported in the most effective way.
Outside of work, Athaliah enjoys exploring new places and collecting sneakers.
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