Director and Senior Occupational Therapist
Zac completed his Bachelor of Applied Science (Occupational Therapy) degree in 2012 at the University of South Australia. Zac has over 8 years experience working with neurodiverse children, including Autistic and ADHD children. Zac also has experience supporting children with Developmental Delays and children experiencing anxiety. Zac enjoys building authentic relationships with children and learning about their strengths and interests while supporting them to reach their potential.
Zac is calm, friendly and patient. He enjoys learning about best practice, is a considerate problem solver and values clear communication.
Zac likes to spend his time with his family, surfing, camping and doing jiu jitsu.
TRACEY - LEIGH EDWARDS
Occupational Therapist - Telehealth
Tracey completed her Bachelor of Health Science in Occupational Therapy in 2017, at Auckland University of Technology in Auckland, New Zealand. Since then she has worked with children, adolescents and older adults. Tracey has experience working with Autistic children, ADHD children, children with Developmental Delays and children experiencing Anxiety. Tracey enjoys using sensory interventions and absolutely loves helping children overcome challenges to reach their goals.
Tracey is a kind, friendly and enthusiastic therapist. She practices from a neurodiverse affirming, strength-based approach when supporting young people to achieve their goals.
Outside of work Tracey enjoys getting creative! She plays the guitar, loves to draw and exercises most days.
Telehealth appointments available. Enquire today.
Occupational Therapist Supervisor
Sharni completed her Bachelor of Occupational Therapy (Honours) in 2019, at Monash University Peninsula Campus in Victoria. Sharni also completed a Graduate Certificate in Specialist Inclusive Education in 2021, at Deakin University in Victoria. Sharni has experience working with children and adolescents, including Autistic children, ADHD children and children with Developmental Delays (including GDD), Anxiety and Trauma.
Sharni is a passionate and enthusiastic therapist, who strives to make a difference in the lives of children and their families. Sharni endeavours to develop strong therapeutic relationships to ensure collaborative, holistic, family focused therapy. Sharni practices using a strengths-based approach to support young people to achieve their goals.
Outside of work Sharni enjoys spending time outdoors in the sun, exploring new places and walking her dog.
Katie completed her Bachelor of Sport and Exercise Science in 2019 at Southern Cross University and then went on to complete her Master of Occupational Therapy at Bond University. Katie is passionate about working with children to help them overcome barriers and achieve their goals.
Katie is a kind, calm, and enthusiastic therapist. Katie values a family focused, holistic approach to therapy and is motivated to continue to grow her clinical skills.
Outside of work, Katie enjoys spending her time with her family, going to the beach, and going out for coffee on a Sunday!
Tess completed her Bachelor of Occupational Therapy in 2021 at Griffith University on the Gold
Coast. Since then, Tess has worked with neurodiverse children and adolescents in supporting them
to achieve their individualised goals and true potential. Tess values a strengths-based approach to
therapy and enjoys working alongside families to support their goals.
Tess is caring and compassionate, and enjoys celebrating young people and their achievements to
empower their perspectives and sense of self. Tess also has a passion for food exploration.
Outside of work, Tess enjoys catching up with friends. She likes a good hit of tennis and cooking up a
storm in the kitchen!
Lauren completed her Bachelor of Occupational Therapy in 2022 at Griffith University on the Gold Coast.
Since then, she has found her passion in paediatrics and has been working with children of all abilities. Lauren is a kind and bubbly therapist. She seeks to be collaborative with families and strives towards ensuring that clients have a sense of belonging and choice, so they feel safe and valued during sessions.
Outside of work, Lauren enjoys hanging out with friends and family, watching the footy and exploring new and fun recipes!
Communications and Graphic Designer
Amy is the friendly voice on the phone. Amy is caring, thoughtful and will support you in finding an answer to your questions.
A driven Graphic Designer, Amy is head of all things creative. Inspired by Australian natives, Our Children's Occupational Therapy represents our kind, approachable nature and thoughtful service.
Amy likes to start the day with an early walk, enjoys sunshine with family and friends and slow weekends drawing.
Head of all cuddles, Luna is a bouncy and energetic whippet who loves chasing her tail and running along the beach. Luna's favourite food is turkey and her favourite movie is The Secret Life Of Pets.