The NDIS Allied Health Providers Team

The NDIS Allied Health Providers Team

Carla Quinn

Occupational Therapist

Carla graduated from Monash University in 2008 with a Bachelor of Occupational Therapy. She commenced her career working at Epworth Hospital where she spent over 7 years working in the rehabilitation sector, prior to moving to the United Kingdom to work as a locum under the NHS.

Carla returned to Melbourne in 2016 where she returned to working within the rehabilitation sector until she made the transition into private practice in 2021.

Carla has a keen interest in multi-trauma rehabilitation and mental health and prides herself on her compassion, and drive to work with her clients to achieve their goals related to maximising independence and safety in their everyday life.

Jamie Schültz

Occupational Therapist

Jamie is passionate about assisting patients and their families to maximise independence and participation in meaningful life activities.

She has a wealth of experience in providing occupational therapy services to both children and adults with a variety of physical and mental health conditions. As such, she is happy to accept referrals for both children and adults with physical or mental health conditions.

Jamie loves how occupational therapy is both a science and an art and that every case and client is unique, each one requiring creativity, compassion and knowledge to develop client centred care plans and goals.

Jamie strives to ensure her patients feel heard and represented in their goal setting. In her free time, she enjoys drawing and going on road trips.

Anya Dizon

Occupational Therapist

Anya is a dedicated Occupational Therapist specialising in Paediatrics. With a bachelor’s degree in Occupational Therapy from the University of the Philippines Manila, Anya has been
practicing as an OT since 2003. Her expertise lies in working with children with ADHD, ASD, Sensory Processing Disorders, Communication Disorders, and other developmental disorders.
Anya firmly believes in a client-centred approach, actively involving families and
collaborating with other professionals to achieve optimal outcomes. She uses a wide range of techniques such as Therapeutic play, Sensory integration activities, ADL training, Executive Functions training, and Social Skills training. Notably, she takes a strengths-based approach when working with individuals on the Autism Spectrum, highlighting their strengths and unique abilities.

During her leisure time, Anya enjoys the company of family and friends, and finds creative
fulfilment through watercolour painting.

Amanda Chen

Occupational Therapist

Amanda graduated from Monash University in 2018 with a Bachelor of Occupational Therapy (Honours). Throughout her studies and professional career, Amanda has always had a passion for working within the disability sector and the wider community.

In addition to her role at Healthy Bodies Physiotherapy, primarily working with NDIS patients, Amanda also works in an inpatient rehabilitation hospital setting, working a mixed caseload with predominantly orthopaedic, reconditioning and neurological patients. Amanda has a strong interest in neurological conditions, including Parkinson’s Disease, Multiple Sclerosis and Dementia.

In her spare time, Amanda enjoys weight training, with interests in Powerlifting and Olympic Weightlifting, as well as going to the beach and road trips.

Mel Prior


Mel comes to us having completed her Bachelor of Physiotherapy (Honours) at Monash University, having already achieved a Bachelor of Exercise and Sports Science with Distinction at Deakin University and a Diploma of Remedial Massage from Evolve College. Mel has a wealth of sporting experience working alongside the head physiotherapists at Melbourne Boomers, Dandenong Rangers and Southside Flyers Women’s National Basketball League (WNBL) teams. This involved mentoring from the current Australian Opals physiotherapist as well as past and present Australian Diamonds and Opals massage therapists.

In addition to her main interest of basketball, where she has competed at the national level, Mel has also competed in high level swimming, rowing, volleyball and athletics. Her experience with her own injuries growing up sparked her love for physiotherapy and the desire to help others as she had been.

Mel enjoys going to the gym, travelling, drawing, writing and spending time with friends. She is passionate about promoting healthy lifestyles, empowering patients to be the best version of themselves through evidence-based treatment and is looking forward to progressing her knowledge and furthering her scope of practice.

Holly Clayton


Holly earned a Doctor of Physiotherapy with Distinction from The University of Melbourne after completing a Bachelor of Exercise and Sports Science at Deakin University, majoring in Exercise Physiology. Her education provided diverse clinical experience in musculoskeletal, orthopaedic, paediatric, and geriatric settings.

Maintaining an active lifestyle, Holly engages in resistance training, Pilates, and social netball, and competes in triathlons during the summer. She has a competitive background in athletics, focusing on sprints and jumps.

Currently serving as head physiotherapist for Oakleigh Amateur Football Club, Holly provides injury assessment and management, and assists in game day preparation. She approaches patient care holistically, aiming to improve function and well-being to return them to activities they love. Holly stays updated with the latest physiotherapy evidence to provide evidence-based treatment and educates and prescribes exercises to empower her patients.

Sarah Borland


Sarah’s six-year tenure as a physiotherapy assistant laid the foundation for her appreciation of the field. Seeking a challenge, she pursued a Masters of Physiotherapy and values her assistant experience for shaping her holistic healthcare approach. Sarah advocates for collaborative care, fostering a supportive environment where patients actively engage in their health.

Certified in Clinical Pilates, Sarah integrates it into her practice, aiming to optimise patient outcomes. She discovered a passion for women’s health physiotherapy during a five-week placement, particularly in pregnancy-related concerns. Sarah continues her professional development in this area.

Outside work, Sarah maintains an active lifestyle, frequenting the gym, competing in triathlons, and traveling. Her diverse interests reflect her commitment to personal well-being and complement her dynamic and approachable nature as a healthcare professional.

Caleb Houng


Caleb graduated with a Bachelor of Physiotherapy (Honours) from Monash University in 2019. He initially worked at a local private practice but shifted to occupational rehabilitation in 2021 to focus on injury management. After two years, he returned to private practice in 2023, now working at Healthy Bodies Physiotherapy and as an injury management advisor at a WorkSafe insurer.

With expertise in WorkCover processes and injury management, Caleb liaises with stakeholders to facilitate safe return-to-work strategies. He believes in patient-centered rehabilitation, emphasizing understanding, goal-setting, and evidence-based care, all while maintaining a positive approach.

Outside work, Caleb is passionate about MMA/BJJ training, social basketball, and enjoys coffee, music, reading, traveling, and sports. He also serves as a physiotherapist for the Ormond Football Club.

George Antoniou


With a thirst for knowledge, George has achieved his Bachelor of Exercise and Sport science (majoring in Sports Nutrition and Exercise Physiology) at Deakin University, Bachelor of Health Science (majoring in Anatomy and Physiology) at Latrobe University (finishing as the highest-ranked student in the course), and Masters of Physiotherapy at Latrobe University, where he was actively involved in mentoring physiotherapy students in both anatomy and physiology. He has also recently become a GLA:D accredited provider, an initiative designed to improve symptoms for those with hip or knee osteoarthritis.

George has a wealth of sporting experience having worked with Melbourne Victory women’s team in 2017 and 2018 and has worked in the Southern Football League with Highett Football Club. He is currently the head Physiotherapist for Ormond Football club (Victorian Amateur Football Association).

Chris Seville


Chris has worked in private practice around Melbourne as a musculoskeletal physiotherapist for the last decade, between 2011 and 2017 he also worked at Collingwood Football Club where as Team Physiotherapist and Strength Program Co-ordinator.

Qualified with a Bachelor of Physiotherapy and a Bachelor of Biomedical Science majoring in Anatomy and Exercise, Chris worked as part of the Monash University Physiotherapy teaching faculty at between 2010 and 2014. During his time working at Monash University he facilitated the development of the 3rd year curriculum, taught anatomy and physiotherapy treatment and assessment techniques and collaborated on a published research article**. He has also lectured at the Australian Physiotherapy Association Graduate Group Lecture Series.

Ebony Chan


Ebony graduated from Monash University with a Bachelor of Physiotherapy and currently works at St Vincent’s Hospital, focusing on orthopaedics, oncology, plastics, and rheumatology. Seeking a shift to sports and musculoskeletal settings, she joined Healthy Bodies Physiotherapy and is pursuing a Master of Sports and Exercise Physiotherapy.

Her interest in sports injuries stems from her competitive swimming background, having swum in Victorian and Australian squad teams. Ebony has worked with NPL and State 1 soccer teams and serves as the Competition Physiotherapist for the Victorian Netball League.

Ebony is involved in clinical education, mentoring junior staff and physiotherapy students. With a comprehensive understanding of the patient journey, she tailors rehabilitation and empowers patients during recovery.

Outside work, Ebony stays active through swimming, gym, running, and snowboarding, and values time with family and friends.

Todd Anderson


Todd graduated from Monash University in 2008 with a Bachelor of Physiotherapy and is a passionate and experienced musculoskeletal physiotherapist. Todd also completed an Advanced Diploma in Myotherapy & Health Science. Todd has more than a decade experience in a variety of private practice and elite sporting settings and has worked both in Australia and overseas.

Todd is an official tour physiotherapist for Athletics Australia and has supported Australian teams at the World Half Marathon in Spain (2018), World University Games in Taipei (2017) and the Nitro Athletics Series in Melbourne (2017). In 2019 Todd spent time consulting at the AIS Training Centre in Italy providing physiotherapy for some of our key Australian Track and Field athletes. He looks forward to supporting some of Australia’s top athletes at their international competitions again once international competitions recommence.

Jill Campbell


For over twenty years Jill has worked as a qualified physiotherapist both in Australia and the USA in a variety of clinical settings. In the last ten years Jill has pursued further Pilates training and education and has focussed her practise in this area as it is a fantastic tool for recovering from injury and enhancing performance.

Special interests include Pilates for post-natal recovery, low back pain and maintaining form in the over 50s population.

Ben Cooper

Exercise Physiologist

Ben completed his Bachelor of Sport and Exercise Science in 2017. Following completion, Ben was employed by Victoria University as a research exercise scientist. Within Ben’s undergraduate studies he developed an affinity for clinical practice which led him to undertake a post-graduate Masters in Clinical Exercise Science and Rehabilitation.

Ben has always been heavily involved in sport form a young age and has represented Australia at two indoor cricket World Cups; South Africa in 2012 and New Zealand in 2014. Ben is still heavily involved in sport today playing both football and cricket in their respective seasons and has taken on the role of assistant coach at Bentleigh Football Clubs’ Under 19s team.

Despite his sporting background Ben’s interests are not only involved with athletes. Ben is also passionate about promoting exercise and a healthy lifestyle in those of all ages and abilities as well as aiding in restoring optimal function to those of the wider community.

Ben Lewis

Exercise Physiologist

Ben has always had a passion for exercise, understanding the body and helping people. This
brought him to start his career in the health and fitness industry as a personal trainer where
he worked for 10 years. After working with people from a vast range of backgrounds and
abilities he decided to progress his knowledge and skill set and completed his Bachelor of
Exercise Science in 2019 and followed that with a Masters of Clinical Exercise and Rehabilitation.

Ben grew up playing a variety of sports including swimming, tennis and soccer, but is now
focused on being a competitive bodybuilder. most recently winning a Victorian title in
2022 in the International Fitness and Bodybuilding Federation.

Ben enjoys building good relationships and aims to help people of all ages and abilities to
improve their strength, health and function by providing exercise-based interventions,
supported by the latest clinical evidence and regularly attends professional development to
keep up with the newest research.

Despite his sporting background Ben’s interests are not only involved with athletes. Ben is also passionate about promoting exercise and a healthy lifestyle in those of all ages and abilities as well as aiding in restoring optimal function to those of the wider community.

Kai Hui Tan


Kai has been working in private practice around Melbourne as a accredited practicing dietitian since 2016. She graduated from Charles Sturt University with a Bachelor of Health Science (Nutrition and Dietetics).

Having a special interest in diabetes management, Kai enjoys running group diabetes education and also providing individual consultation to improve their quality of life. She has also further her studies and completed a Graduate Certificate of Diabetes Education and Bachelor of Nursing to provide evidence based practice.

Apart from diabetes management, Kai has also helped many individuals with irritable bowel syndrome, high cholesterol levels, high blood pressure, food intolerance, bowel obstruction, coeliac disease, diverticulitis, vitamin and mineral deficiency.



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