Over the last 6 years Sarah has been working as a private practitioner across the Sunshine Coast in a variety of settings ranging from nursing homes to primary schools. Sarah uses targeted exercises to treat/manage a wide variety of conditions such as Cerebral Palsy, Parkinsons, Diabetes, Weight Loss, Mental Health, Cardiovascular Disease and Chronic Pain Management.
Sarah is driven to help people achieve their health and wellbeing goals and incorporate lifestyle changes to better self-manage their conditions.
Cassie is an Accredited Exercise Physiologist (AEP) registered with the governing national body, Exercise and Sports Science Australia (ESSA). Cassie graduated from the University of the Sunshine Coast, where she successfully obtained a bachelor degree in Clinical Exercise Science. Growing up on the beautiful Sunshine Coast, Cassie developed a passion for health and fitness and decided to pursue studies in the promotion of exercise intervention for chronic conditions. With over 500 hours of practicum experience in multiple fields, including neurology, cardiac, metabolic and musculoskeletal rehabilitation, she is skilled and committed to improving the lives of others through exercise promotion and intervention. Cassie enjoys taking both individual clients and group sessions, ranging from falls prevention and mobility to hydrotherapy and metabolic conditioning.
Ashley is an Accredited Practising Dietitian, registered with the Dietitian’s Association of Australia (DAA) and graduated from the University of Newcastle.
Ash is passionate about health, nutrition and is dedicated to helping people lead a healthier lifestyle. She is committed to educating people in a positive, practical and easy to understand way to help them achieve their goals and become the healthiest version of themselves. She will strive to help people make simple, step-by-step changes, that are individualised and sustainable to meet their needs.
Ash enjoys all aspects of dietetics with particular interest in weight loss, cardiovascular health, diabetes, gut health and malnutrition.
Peter gained registration as a psychologist in 2007. He has operated a private practice in Bendigo (Vic) and worked in public health in Western Victoria and Southern NSW. In July 2018 he relocated to the Sunshine Coast and is expanding his services there now.
Peter possesses substantial competence and experience treating a range of mainstream psychological difficulties and mental health disorders. These include anxiety, depression, self-harm, stress, anger, grief and loss, trauma, bullying, workplace issues, relationship problems, phobias, mild ASD, and some addictions and substance abuse conditions. He also provides sport, performance and exercise psychology services, to athletes, coaches and teams, as well as support for associated conditions including injury and rehabilitation, career transition and life-style balance.
Typically, Peter works with older children (10+), adolescents, and adults of all ages. He does also work with younger children and is trained to do so, although usually he would work in conjunction with parents in such circumstances. His work is informed by his particular interest in attachment theory and neuropsychotherapy, so psychoeducation is a vital part of Peter’s psychological services.
In addition to the above, Peter has a passionate interest in sport, coaching, learning, creativity, innovation, technology, travel, exercise, business and nutrition. Peter’s clients certainly discover that he brings this passion to his professional work, while always operating respectfully, ethically and within his domain of competence.
Chenoa Lloyd is a qualified Occupational Therapist with additional post graduate training in manual lymph drainage and lymphoedema management undertaken at the Vodder School International. Chenoa applies her lymphoedema management skills to treat all aspects of lymphoedema, including manual lymph drainage, compression and exercise therapy, advice on skin care and patient education with an emphasis on prevention.
Since completing her occupational therapy degree Chenoa has been working in the Aged Care sector and has developed a keen interest in community aged care, chronic disease management and slow stream rehabilitation. She can assist with recommendations and interventions in falls prevention, equipment prescription, home modifications, rehabilitation and education. In summary Chenoa is passionate about contributing to the lives of her patients to achieve meaning and improve their quality of daily living. Her clinical practice reflects the application of current research, evidence and critical reasoning to achieve the best outcomes.
Rosalee Dewar is a physiotherapist with over 20 years clinical experience working with infants and children and the founder of Sunshine Kids and Infants Physiotherapy (SKIP). Rosalee is passionate about working with children and families to reach their potential and achieve their goals by delivering evidence-based therapy.
Rosalee completed her physiotherapy undergraduate degree with honours at UQ, holds a postgraduate diploma in neurological rehabilitation (Paeds) and is a current PhD student at the University of Queensland (UQ). She has worked in paediatrics both interstate and overseas, in a number of settings, from acute and neonatal intensive care to community therapy services for children 0-18 years. In her last clinical post Rosalee spent seven years as the senior physiotherapist in a paediatric allied health unit for children 0-18 years.
As well as her clinical roles Rosalee teaches into the undergraduate physiotherapy course in peadiatrics at UQ. As part of the Children’s Motor Control Research Collaboration (CMCRC) at UQ, Rosalee is investigating postural control assessment and intervention in children with a particular interest in children with cerebral palsy. Rosalee has presented the results of her research and published at national and international level. Rosalee is driven to explore research that can be translated into the clinic to improve outcomes of children receiving physiotherapy interventions. Visit:- www.skipphysio.com
Andrew is a registered podiatrist with the Podiatry Board of Australia and principal podiatrist for Andrew Khoury Podiatry.
Andrew has an interest in diabetic wound management and is the Senior Diabetic Podiatrist at both Nambour and Sunshine Coast University Hospitals, where he treats and manages complex diabetic wounds.
In Private Practice, Andrew’s treatment ranges from general foot care to ingrown toenail surgery, treating children’s growing feet, foot biomechanics and diabetic assessments. Orthotics are custom made by Andrew as standard or complex, depending on the foot needs of the patient.
Andrew has genuine care and consideration for each and every patient, accepting and bulk billing Enhanced Primary Care Plans as part of the Medicare scheme.