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Our Team

Our team of kind, passionate and experienced therapists aim to assist individuals and families in receiving the best support. We frequently engage in mentoring, supervision and professional development to ensure our practice is up to date, evidence-based and family-orientated. Our therapists have training and experience in providing a range of interventions to early years and adults.

Our therapists are also qualified to provide services under various funding plans including;

  • National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS)

    • Early Childhood Approach (ECA)

  • Private Health Insurance

  • Medicare

    • Chronic Disease Management (CDM)/Enhanced Primary Care (EPC)

    • Complex Neurodevelopmental Disorder (CND)

    • Better Access to Mental Health (BAMH). 

Please note: BAMH providers require several years of clinical practice in specialised mental health approaches, supervision from a BAMH registered therapist and also active membership with Occupational Therapy Australia. 

 

Please refer to the Funding tab for further information.

Marilyn Tran

Marilyn Tran KnOT Director

Senior Paediatric Occupational Therapist 

Bachelor of Occupational Therapy Honours

Dean's Commendation for Academic Excellence at UQ

Better Access to Mental Health (BAMH) Provider

Australian Health Practitioner Regulation Agency (AHPRA) Registered

Occupational Therapy Australia (OTA) Member

Additional post-graduate training/certifications;

  • Certificate in Ayres Sensory Integration® (CLASI)

  • Australian Bobath Neurodevelopmental Therapy (ABNDT)
    and Child Development

  • Therapeutic Listening® Certified 

  • Structured Observations of Sensory Integration-Motor Assessment (SOSI-M)

  • Psycho-sensory Interventions and Trauma Informed Practice

  • Regulation Matters: Polyvagal Theory, Interoception and Emotional Integration

  • Professional Clinical Supervision and Coaching

Marilyn is a warm-hearted therapist who has a passion for early childhood intervention and sensory integration. She works collaboratively with the child, family and stakeholders to enable children to reach their full potential. She has experience working with children who have sensory processing and neurodevelopmental difficulties, Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD), Developmental Delay, Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) and more! She is motivated to educate others and promote Sensory Integration practice in Australia.

Rachel Price

Senior Occupational Therapist 

Bachelor of Occupational Therapy

Better Access to Mental Health (BAMH) provider

Australian Health Practitioner Regulation Agency (AHPRA) registered

Occupational Therapy Australia (OTA) member

Additional post-graduate training/certifications;

  • Certificate in Ayres Sensory Integration® (CLASI) 

  • Psycho-sensory Interventions and Trauma Informed Practice

  • Regulation Matters: Polyvagal Theory, Interoception and Emotional Integration

Rachel is a amiable therapist who has over 12 years of experience and knowledge in paediatrics and mental health. She has worked in numerous settings including the community, private practice, public health and hospital. She facilitates and empowers children in developing essential skills to reach their milestones. Rachel is a mother of 3 kids and loves swimming, walking through nature and finding new parks to play with her kids and labrador.

Rachel Price OT

Neilson Giang

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Senior Occupational Therapist

Bachelor of Occupational Therapy Honours UQ

Australian Health Practitioner Regulation Agency (AHPRA) Registered

Additional post-graduate training/certifications;

  • Certificate in Trauma: Fundamentals of Hand Therapy

  • Management of Common Hand Conditions

  • Introduction to Soft Tissue OT

  • Functional Independence Measure (FIM) Credentialing

  • Montreal Cognitive Assessment (MoCA) Credentialing

  • Home Modification Essentials

  • Assistive Technology and Home Modification Best Practices 

  • Sensory Processing in Older Adults - Practical Approaches

  • Adult/Adolescent Sensory History (ASH) in Clinical Practice

  • Understanding Traumatised Children’s Behaviour

  • Developmental, Individual-differences and Relationship-based model (DIRFloortime®)

Neilson is an experienced and qualified therapist who has worked in numerous settings including community, aged care, clinic and private hospitals. He specialises in rehabilitation and assistive technology for all ages. He has also  developed an interest in sensory processing and neurodevelopmental difficulties in paediatrics and older adults. Neilson likes to keep his hands active with tennis and pottery. 

Richard Yuen

Senior Physiotherapist

Bachelor of Physiotherapy Honours

Dean's Commendation for Academic Excellence at UQ

Australian Health Practitioner Regulation Agency (AHPRA) Registered

Australian Physiotherapy Association (APA) Member

Additional post-graduate training/certifications;

  • Adult and Paediatric Community Based Rehabilitation in Nepal

  • Red Cross Youth Volunteer

  • Dry Needling Certified

  • Developmental, Individual-differences and Relationship-based model (DIRFloortime®)

Richard is a compassionate and hard-working therapist who spends his spare time volunteering internationally. He has experience working with both children and adults who have neurological conditions including cerebral palsy and developmental delay. He great knowledge and experience treating motor difficulties and musculoskeletal impairments that affects posture, balance, coordination and gross motor skills. Richard is very active and enjoys trail running, meditating and playing tennis.

Richard Physio

Joanna Giang

Joanna Dietitian

Senior Dietitian

Master of Nutrition and Dietetic Practice

Vice Chancellors List for Academic Excellence at Bond University

Dietitians Australia Accredited Practicising Dietitian (APD)

Mental Health First Aid Officer

Joanna is a peer reviewer for the Nutrition Journal and a published author of 2 research articles;

Joanna is a kind-hearted therapist who understands the importance of good oral, gut and skin health, and their impact on individual health and family well-being. She is a weight neutral dietitian who practises within the Health At Every Size® (HAES®) framework. She can tailor dietetic and nutrition advice to all ages and address specific areas such as food intolerances, poor appetite and chronic disease. She has experience working across numerous settings such as clinics, food services and research. Joanna enjoys spending her spare time travelling with her family and friends, and discovering new delicacies.

Nhu Nguyen

Occupational Therapist

Bachelor of Occupational Therapy Honours UQ

Australian Health Practitioner Regulation Agency (AHPRA) Registered

Additional training/certifications;​

  • Sensory Integration (SI) Education: Sensory Processing and SI difficulties

  • CPR and First Aid Certified

Nhu is a dedicated and motivated therapist with a passion for early intervention. She strives to provide family-centred care through tailored sessions that empower children to reach their full potential and better understand the world around them. She has experience in assisting families in accessing funding through the NDIS early childhood approach. In her spare time, Nhu enjoys reading and volunteering at youth groups.

Nhu OT

Phoebe Giang

Phoebe AHA

Allied Health Assistant

Bachelor of Speech Pathology Honours student UQ

Member of Student Council Team

Symphonic Band Captain & Instrumental Music Graduation

Additional training/certifications;

  • Blue Card Holder

  • CPR and First Aid Certified

  • NDIS Worker Orientation Module Certified

  • Student Traineeship at Sunnybank Private Hospital

  • Australian Music Examinations Board (AMEB) Certificate Eighth Grade

Phoebe is one of our caring and enthusiastic Allied Health Assistants (AHA) who has a passion for helping families. She has experience in guiding and supporting children in building their capacity with daily activities. She has a love for music and piano and was previously a piano tutor for children. She has developed a keen interest in communication and speech impairments and is currently furthering her studies by completing a degree in Speech Pathology.

We frequently liaise with other health professionals in Brisbane including; 

Paediatricians

Speech Pathologists

Psychologists

Behavioural Optometrists
 

Please get in touch for our recommendations.

KnOT Team
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