Meet the team

Kate Smith

Behaviour Support Practitioner

Kate has extensive experience in delivering ABA therapy and positive behaviour support services, particularly for children with diagnoses of autism spectrum disorder and ADHD.

Collaborating closely with caregivers and support networks, she implements effective behavioural strategies within both home and school environments. Kate excels in providing therapeutic 1:1 skill-building programs that focus on promoting emotion regulation, social skills, and positive communication. Kate is experienced in creating a safe and nurturing environment and demonstrates an understanding of the importance of trauma-informed support.

Beyond her experience in working with children, Kate offers comprehensive behaviour support services to individuals of all ages. Her extensive knowledge covers a wide range of neurodevelopmental and psychosocial conditions, highlighting her proficiency in working with clients across a broad spectrum of diagnoses, which include intellectual disability, bipolar disorder, generalised anxiety disorder, obsessive-compulsive disorder, and schizophrenia.

Services

Positive Behaviour Support

Age Group

4+

Coverage Sites

Sunshine (30-minute radius), inner city/south-eastern suburbs

Karishma Chandiramani

Allied Health Team Leader

Karishma has over 18 years of experience as a leader. She has led numerous multi-disciplinary teams within the rehabilitation, disability, and community services.

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Robert Armitage

Occupational Therapist

Robert is one of our dedicated occupational therapists who joined our team in March of 2020.

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Ada Gurewicz

Behaviour Support Practitioner

Ada is a dedicated Behavioural Support Practitioner who is deeply committed to establishing meaningful connections and helping individuals achieve their goals and unlock their full potential.

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Michael Sepe

Psychologist

Michael is a psychologist who works with clients experiencing moderate to more complex mental health challenges.

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Sarah McLean

Behaviour Support Practitioner

Sarah is a Behaviour Support Practitioner who dedicates herself to helping her clients succeed in their everyday lives.

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Hushmita Mudaliar

Occupational Therapist

Hushmita is a dedicated professional with a Bachelor of Health Science in Occupational Therapy from Auckland, New Zealand specialising in acute therapy and rehabilitation for geriatrics.

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Lee Sepe

Psychologist

Lee has 10 years of experience working in the mental health field and is a fully registered psychologist.

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Joanne Szlinyk

Behaviour Support Practitioner

Joanne is a dedicated Behaviour Support Practitioner with a passion for enhancing the lives of individuals with disabilities.

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Himani Sindhi

Occupational Therapist

Himani is a passionate and dedicated professional armed with a Bachelor of Biomedical Science and a Masters in Occupational Therapy from Melbourne, Australia.

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Tom Smith

Behaviour Support Practitioner

Tom brings a wealth of knowledge and passion to his role, particularly in the youth and disability sector.

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Kate Smith

Collaborating closely with caregivers and support networks, she implements effective behavioural strategies within both home and school environments. Kate excels in providing therapeutic 1:1 skill-building programs that focus on promoting emotion regulation, social skills, and positive communication. Kate is experienced in creating a safe and nurturing environment and demonstrates an understanding of the importance of trauma-informed support.

Beyond her experience in working with children, Kate offers comprehensive behaviour support services to individuals of all ages. Her extensive knowledge covers a wide range of neurodevelopmental and psychosocial conditions, highlighting her proficiency in working with clients across a broad spectrum of diagnoses, which include intellectual disability, bipolar disorder, generalised anxiety disorder, obsessive-compulsive disorder, and schizophrenia.

Services

Positive Behaviour Support

Age Group

4+

Coverage Sites

Sunshine (30-minute radius), inner city/south-eastern suburbs