Our Staff

Cairns City

Alyza Brown - Senior Physiotherapist

Back Pain, Foot & Ankle Pain, Hip & Knee Pain, Hypermobility, Post Concussion Syndrome, Shoulder Pain, Sprains & Strains and TMJ Dysfunction

Concussion Baseline Testing, Concussions Clinic, Orthotics & Arch Support Shoes, Physiotherapy, Physiotherapy Video Consults, Running & Movement Assessments, Shockwave Therapy, Sports Club Concussion Care, Sports Injury Treatment and Strength & Conditioning Coach

Alyza is one of our CCMI trained Concussion Management Practitioners and provides Physiotherapy services to local sporting teams, including the Wanderers Rugby Union. She is also our Running and Strength / Movement Assessment Physiotherapist.

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Cairns City and Mount Sheridan

Carrie-Lee Garcia - Admin Assistant

Administration

Carrie is committed to providing clients with excellent customer service. Her passion for service keeps her motivated in volunteering at various local events. She is a proud Aboriginal and Torres Strait islander woman born and raised in Cairns

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Cairns City

Catherine Lipsett-Moore - Senior Physiotherapist & Naturopath

Back Pain, Foot & Ankle Pain, Headaches, Hip & Knee Pain, Hypermobility, Long COVID, Osteoarthritis, Post Concussion Syndrome, Pregnancy Pain, Shoulder Pain, Sprains & Strains, Stress & Anxiety, TMJ Dysfunction and Whiplash

Mens Health Management, Mental Health Management, Mild Hyperbaric Oxygen Therapy, Naturopathy, Orthotics & Arch Support Shoes, Physiotherapy, Shockwave Therapy and Sports Injury Treatment

Catherine has degrees in Biology, Naturopathy and Physiotherapy. She is a strong advocate of holistic treatment and endeavours to treat the cause of the problem, while also alleviating the symptoms. She offers physiotherapy and naturopathy appointments at Wellness Embodied and looks forward to meeting you.

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Cooktown

Chloe Beresford - Occupational Therapist

Autism Support, Developmental Delay, Functional Neurological Disorder, Multiple Sclerosis, Parkinson’s Disease, Stress & Anxiety and Stroke Rehabilitation

Functional Capacity Assessments, Home Care Packages and Occupational Therapy

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.

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Parramatta Park

Chris Alcorn - Provisional Psychologist

Autism Support and Stress & Anxiety

Functional Capacity Assessments, Mens Health Management, Mental Health Management, Psychology and Workcover Injury Management

Always person centered, Chris has trained in the use of both Dialectical Behaviour Therapy (DBT) and Cognitive Behaviour Therapy (CBT), and uses these to help his clients work through life’s challenges. Chris also has a background in behaviour support, assisting individuals and families experiencing behaviours of concern.

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Cairns City

Clara Andrich - Senior Physiotherapist

Functional Neurological Disorder, Headaches, Hypermobility, Long COVID, Multiple Sclerosis, Parkinson’s Disease, Post Concussion Syndrome, Shoulder Pain, Stroke Rehabilitation, TMJ Dysfunction, Vertigo & Motion Sickness and Whiplash

Concussions Clinic, Dizziness Clinic, Mild Hyperbaric Oxygen Therapy, NDIS Physiotherapy, Physiotherapy and Physiotherapy Video Consults

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 Physiotherapists and our main Vestibular Physiotherapist, using the Vesticam goggles and evidence based techniques to assist those suffering with vertigo, balance issues and persistant dizziness. Clara speaks English, Spanish and basic Auslan.

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Cairns City and Parramatta Park

Danielle Erskine - Finance & Projects Coordinator

Administration

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. She joined our team in 2019 and in 2023 was the winner of the Manager in Business, at the Cairns Business Women’s Club Awards.

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Parramatta Park

Elysha Emrich - Remedial Massage Therapist & Reiki

Remedial Massage

Elysha offers Remedial Massage, Swedish Massage and Relaxation Massage with techniques such as Dynamic Release, Trigger Point Therapy, MET, Mobilisation, Deep tissue, Cross Fibre Friction and Muscle Compression. She also offers two different energy healing and clearing modalities; Access Bars and Reiki.

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Cairns City and Mount Sheridan

Francesco De Vito - Physiotherapist

Back Pain, Foot & Ankle Pain, Headaches, Hip & Knee Pain, Osteoarthritis, Shoulder Pain, Sprains & Strains, Stress & Anxiety, TMJ Dysfunction and Whiplash

Craniosacral Therapy, Home Care Packages, Hydrotherapy, NDIS Physiotherapy, Physiotherapy, Pre-Employment Physical Assessments, Shockwave Therapy and Workcover Injury Management

Francesco believes in an evidence-based approach and values building a trusting and collaborative relationship with his patients, providing support throughout their recovery and disease management journey. Francesco speaks English and Italian.

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Parramatta Park

Jesse Booysen - Occupational Therapist

Autism Support, Functional Neurological Disorder, Long COVID, Multiple Sclerosis, Parkinson’s Disease, Post Concussion Syndrome, Stress & Anxiety and Stroke Rehabilitation

Chronic Disease Management, Functional Capacity Assessments, Home Care Packages, Occupational Therapy and Workcover Injury Management

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.

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Cairns City

Kate Jeremy - Accredited Exercise Physiologist

Autism Support, Functional Neurological Disorder, Hypermobility, Long COVID, Multiple Sclerosis, Osteoarthritis, Parkinson’s Disease, Post Concussion Syndrome and Stroke Rehabilitation

Chronic Disease Management, Exercise Physiology, Osteoporosis Exercise Program, Pre-Employment Physical Assessments, Rehab Room, Sports Injury Treatment, Strength & Conditioning Coach and Workcover Injury Management

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 loves to help patients with osteoporosis or osteopenia, mental health struggles, back pain, musculoskeletal issues and more.

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Cairns City and Mount Sheridan

Lea Samson - Physiotherapist

Back Pain, Foot & Ankle Pain, Hip & Knee Pain, Osteoarthritis, Shoulder Pain, Sprains & Strains and TMJ Dysfunction

Chronic Disease Management, Home Care Packages, Mild Hyperbaric Oxygen Therapy, NDIS Physiotherapy, Osteoporosis Exercise Program, Physiotherapy, Pre-Employment Physical Assessments, Rehab Room, Shockwave Therapy and Workcover Injury Management

Lea is committed to helping her clients reach their full potential and get back to doing the activities that they love. Her treatment techniques include manual therapy, Proprioceptive Neuromuscular Facilitation (level 2 practitioner) M2T blading, cupping and dry needling. Lea speaks Filipino and English.

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Cairns City

Leisa Lawson - Senior Physiotherapist

Back Pain, Foot & Ankle Pain and Pregnancy Pain

Mens Health Management and Physiotherapy

Leisa has a passion for helping women with all pregnancy niggles / pelvic girdle pain, prepare for birth (both vaginal and caesarean delivery) and helping them recover their pelvic floor, tummy and any discomfort after. She aims to treat the cause of the problem whilst relieving the symptoms.

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Cairns City and Mount Sheridan

Maigi Korbe - Senior Physiotherapist

Functional Neurological Disorder, Headaches, Hypermobility, Long COVID, Multiple Sclerosis, Parkinson’s Disease, Post Concussion Syndrome, Shoulder Pain, TMJ Dysfunction, Vertigo & Motion Sickness and Whiplash

Concussions Clinic, Dizziness Clinic, NDIS Physiotherapy, Physiotherapy, Physiotherapy Video Consults and Shockwave Therapy

Maigi is passionate about helping people and enjoys working as a physiotherapist. She has a special interest in vestibular rehabilitation and has undertaken extensive training in this area, and uses Vesticam infrared video goggles during sessions. Maigi is also one of our Complete Concussions trained clinicians and assists people who have sustained a concussion with their recovery.

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Cairns City

Marnie Wren - Referrer Liaison

Administration

Marnie joined the Wellness Embodied team in February 2019 and has continued to see the practice grow its team, expand its services and expand its locations, including services in Cooktown. She loves interacting with clients and providing first class service.

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Cairns City and Mount Sheridan

Nicolas Olguin - Physiotherapist

Autism Support, Back Pain, Developmental Delay, Foot & Ankle Pain, Functional Neurological Disorder, Headaches, Hip & Knee Pain, Long COVID, Multiple Sclerosis, Osteoarthritis, Parkinson’s Disease, Shoulder Pain, Sprains & Strains and Stroke Rehabilitation

Chronic Disease Management, Home Care Packages, Hydrotherapy, Mild Hyperbaric Oxygen Therapy, NDIS Physiotherapy, Physiotherapy, Pre-Employment Physical Assessments, Shockwave Therapy and Workcover Injury Management

Nicolas is very interested in neurological and respiratory conditions. He provides support and treatment to patients with Parkinson’s disease, Alzheimer’s, Huntington’s disease, Cerebral Palsy, COPD, Cystic Fibrosis and more.

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Cairns City and Mount Sheridan

Novi Novitasari - Admin Assistant

Administration

Novi joined the Wellness Embodied Administrative team in mid-2023. She is delighted to join a close-knit team like Wellness Embodied and looks forward to assisting and providing a positive experience for our clients.

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Parramatta Park

Ranjita Shetty - Occupational Therapist

Autism Support and Developmental Delay

Functional Capacity Assessments and Occupational Therapy

Ranjita provides paediatric occupational therapy, adult mental health services, assessments and rehabilitation.

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Mount Sheridan

Samantha Mills - Provisional Psychologist

Stress & Anxiety

Functional Capacity Assessments, Mental Health Management and Psychology

Sam is passionate about destigmatising mental ill-health, suicide and trauma related conditions. She supports clients of all ages that are struggling with mental health (e.g., depression, anxiety) and can support those with trauma and stress related conditions (e.g., C-PTSD, PTSD).

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Parramatta Park

Sam Pugh - Allied Health Assistant

Autism Support and Developmental Delay

Allied Health Assistant and Hydrotherapy

Sam is experienced with working with children with special needs, aged care, rehab and hydrotherapy.

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Cairns City and Mount Sheridan

Suzanne Rath - Director & Lead Physiotherapist

Headaches, Post Concussion Syndrome, Stress & Anxiety, TMJ Dysfunction and Whiplash

Concussions Clinic, Corporate Wellbeing Programs, Craniosacral Therapy, Mental Health Management, Mild Hyperbaric Oxygen Therapy, Physiotherapy, Somato-Emotional Release and Yoga Therapy

Suzanne’s areas of interest include Craniosacral therapy, TMJ, Headaches and Concussion. Her books are currently closed to new clients, however, we can recommend the right member of our team to assist you.

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Cairns City

Trudie Causer - Administration Manager

Administration

Trudie Causer, a dedicated Administration Manager and Cairns native, embodies the essence of warm hospitality and commitment to Wellness Embodied. Renowned for exceptional customer service across diverse channels, she brings extensive experience to her role at Wellness Embodied.

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