Wellness Embodied Blog

Chloe Beresford

Chloe grew up in Dalby, a rural town on the Darling Downs, however moved to the Sunshine Coast to study Occupational Therapy. Chloe has worked in both community care and acute care. She has recently moved to Cooktown, and is excited to live in such a beautiful part of Queensland. Chloe enjoys working with people of all ages, and is passionate about helping people to engage in activities that are important to them. Chloe believes a person’s unique experience, support network, culture, beliefs and interests must be considered throughout the therapy process. When not at work, Chloe enjoys anything to

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Chris Alcorn

Chris attained his Bachelors degree in Psychology with Honors from James Cook University in 2021. He is a Provisionally registered Psychologist and has spent the past 18 months in private practice. Prior to this Chris worked as a counsellor, assisting individuals experiencing problem gambling. He has also assisted individuals across Australia through Lifeline as a qualified crisis support worker. Chris has engaged in a diverse range of psychological practices whilst working toward his general registration, providing individual therapy, group skills training, and producing psychological assessments and reports. He receives ongoing supervision with registered psychologists to build on his practice and

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Jesse Booysen

Jesse was born in South Africa and moved to Queensland when she was young. She completed her schooling in Warwick, before moving to Brisbane to study at Australian Catholic University. After graduating, Jesse spent several months working on a property in Bloomfield, which she loved. She embarked on Occupational Therapy practice at Wellness Embodied at the end of 2022. Jesse understands that each person has a unique set of goals and interests, and aims to support them to participate fully in those activities. She is passionate about tailoring her practice to complement the needs and preferences of her clients. Jesse

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Kate Jeremy

Kate grew up in Cairns, before travelling and moving about, and eventually graduating from QUT in 2017 with First Class Honours. Kate has been a Crossfitter for a decade and has extensive experience coaching adults and children in this modality. Kate loves to find a way to meet a client where they are at and believes that everyone’s approach to exercise should be different. She enjoys helping CrossFitter’s improve their training outcomes, technique and reduce injury profiles. She loves to help patients with osteoporosis or osteopenia, mental health struggles, back pain and musculoskeletal issues. Outside of work, Kate loves to

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Nicolas Olguin

Nicolas grew up in Neuquen, a city located in the Patagonia region. He graduated with a BsC in Physiotherapy at Universidad Nacional de Córdoba, one of the oldest universities in South America. Before moving to Australia, he worked in private practice treating lower limb musculoskeletal disorders and as a sports physiotherapist in rugby teams. After moving to Australia, he developed a great interest in neurological and respiratory conditions. Nicolas is interested in treating patients with Parkinson’s disease, Alzheimer’s, Huntington’s disease, Cerebral Palsy, COPD, Cystic Fibrosis among other conditions. Nicolas has been a physio for four years. When not at work,

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Ranjita Shetty

Ranjita completed her Bachelor of Occupational Therapy in Mumbai, India. She worked with the pediatric population in India and adults with Intellectual Disabilities in HMC, Qatar. Her basic interests lie in applying her problem-solving skills in client care to facilitate their integration into the Community. Outside of work, she likes reading fiction, walking around exploring new places and nature-watching.

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Sam Pugh

Sam is from Northern Ireland and has lived in Cairns for the last 5 years. Sam decided upon a career change during COVID and is undertaking a Masters in Occupational Therapy at Charles Darwin University. In her spare time Sam enjoys travel, reading, paddle boarding, walks and trying new coffee shops and restaurants.

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