Wellness Embodied Blog

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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Danielle Erskine

Danielle loves making our clients feel welcome when they walk through our clinic doors, advocating for Wellness Embodied and supporting our goal of making Cairns the healthiest city in Australia. Danielle grew up in Adelaide before making the move to sunny Cairns in 2001 to further her then career as a Chef. After spending 20 years as a chef, working in Cairns and the Middle East, she knew it was time to make a change to a more fulfilling job with a better work life balance, so she joined the Wellness Embodied team in 2019. In 2023 Danielle was the

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Elysha Emrich

Elysha is originally from Canada and grew up in a caring family where her mother was there to support anyone in pain, feeling unwell or who felt sore in their body. Over the years, that quality rubbed off on Elysha who is passionate about the wellbeing of others and focuses on the areas requiring attention to be relieved of pain, enabling you to feel free and fabulous in your body. Elysha recently graduated with a Diploma in Remedial Massage (2022), where she incorporates her intuitive touch with the skills and knowledge from her recent training. In her spare time she

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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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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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