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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Clara Andrich

Clara grew up in Azul, a small town in Buenos Aires State, Argentina. She studied at Buenos Aires University, graduating in 2014, and speaks Spanish, English and basic Auslan. Clara worked in private practice treating musculoskeletal disorders, before moving to Australia. She met her FNQ born husband James while working in the Torres Strait and is happy to call Cairns home now. Clara is a passionate physiotherapist who is always learning and encourages our team to do the same, in her role as Lead Physiotherapist for the Wellness Embodied ‘Dizzy Clinic’. She is one of our CCMI trained Concussion Management

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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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Maigi Korbe

Maigi is from Estonia, where she graduated from Tartu Health Care College in 2013. She obtained a master’s degree at the University of Tartu in 2015. She is passionate about helping people and enjoys working as a physiotherapist. Maigi has a special interest in vestibular rehabilitation and has completed a vestibular rehabilitation competency certificate in Australia, as well as a competency renewal course with U.S. faculty. She has undertaken extensive CPD in vestibular rehabilitation and she uses Vesticam infrared video goggles during sessions. She is also one of our Complete Concussions trained clinicians and assists people who have sustained a

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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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Ry Darcy

Ry works and lives in Cooktown. Ry is a Rural Generalist and has developed his skills across multiple settings since completing his studies at James Cook University Townsville, in 2016. Ry provides services to persons of all ages and prides himself on his thorough, person-centered assessment and management. With a sporting background, he is passionate about staying healthy and helping everyone get back on track after injury. Ry continues to develop the Wellness Embodied service in the Cook Shire and completes regular outreach to Hope Vale and Lakeland. When not at work, you will see Ry walking with his partner

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