Meet the Team

Our team of qualified and passionate allied health professionals are dedicated to helping your child succeed in achieving their goals.

Trish Essenhigh
Clinical Director / Occupational Therapist

Trish is an experienced Occupational Therapist who has spent over 14 years working in the Paediatric Occupational Therapy space, predominantly in Early Intervention. 

Lyndonna Milroy
Occupational Therapist

Lyndonna is a highly skilled Occupational Therapist with a Bachelor of Occupational Therapy from James Cook University.  

Stephanie De Zilva
Paediatric Dietician

Steph has over 10 years’ experience working in dietetics. She has worked extensively across FNQ including providing clinical dietetic services to remote Cape York Communities. 

Anna Ward
Early Childhood Development Specialist

Anna has extensive experience working with children with Autism, Global Developmental Delay and additional support needs. 

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Lisa Seymour
Early Childhood Development Specialist

For over 30 years Lisa has been committed to early childhood in teaching, early intervention and therapy provision.

Kellie Wilson
Service Coordinator 

Kellie has 20 years experience working in the human services sector in disability, mental health and social housing in both government and non-government organisations. 

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Kaori Shimizu
Allied Health Assistant

Kaori has had over 10 years experience working in the childcare industry and has been working as an Allied Health Assistant in paediatrics for the last two years.

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Marina Mancino
Allied Health Assistant

Marina is passionate and brings a wealth of experience to her role, having worked as a disability support worker and now specialising in paediatric care.