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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Francesco De Vito

Francesco graduated from the University of Vanvitelli in Naples, Italy. He began working in the aged care sector, specializing in neuromusculoskeletal disorders and hospice care. During this time, he also pursued further studies in osteopathy, attending courses in Rome and Florence. In 2015, he relocated to Australia to improve his English language skills and obtained a diploma in remedial massage therapy. Upon returning to Europe, he worked as a senior physiotherapist in England for 4 years, treating musculoskeletal patients within the NHS (National Health Service). In September 2023, Francesco returned to Australia, choosing Cairns as his new starting point. Francesco

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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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Lea Samson

Lea is from Malolos, in the Philippines. She graduated from Emilio Aguinaldo College, with a Bachelor of Science in Physical Therapy and received an award for being the best trained intern in their batch. After this Lea, enrolled in a Post Graduate course to expand her knowledge and skills in Sports physiotherapy and before moving to Australia, she was one of the physiotherapists who supported the Philippine National team for Obstacle Course Racing that competes worldwide, and won most of the gold medals in the Southeast Asian Games. Lea is committed to helping her clients reach their full potential and

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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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