Renee Kelly

Clinical Director - Occupational Therapist

Renee Kelly completed her degree at the University of South Australia in 1998 with a Bachelor of Applied Science in Occupational Therapy.  Renee is a TAC and Worksafe Framework OT, Lifetime Care Case Manager for iCare and Functional Capacity Evaluation trained (both Ergoscience PWPE (Physical work performance evaluation) and Workhab protocols)

With experience in metropolitan, locally and abroad, Renee has worked across the ages.  Her experience in disability, paediatrics, aged care, chronic disease, vocational rehabilitation and mental health laid the foundations for establishing a private practice.  Out of small beginnings, Lime Therapy has grown into a dynamic multi disciplinary practice servicing the needs of the Sunraysia community and beyond.  Renee is particularly passionate about understanding the needs of the community and providing services to meet these needs.  She has embraced the NDIS and all it offers participants.

Renee's clinical intervention empowers individuals, families and carers by working closely with doctors, health professionals and service providers to maximise outcomes for the individual.  Her leadership, passion, dedication and vision inspires her team and those she works with to dream big, and to always see possibilities and opportunities.

renee@lime-therapy.com.au

Matt Kelly

Finance Director

Matt Kelly graduated from the University of South Australia in 1997 with a Bachelor Degree in Accountancy, then furthering his study by completing his Certified Practising Accountants. He has worked predominantly in public practice firms in metropolitan locations, the UK and locally in Sunraysia.

Matt has partnered with his wife, Renee Kelly, in building a dynamic and progressive allied health practice in Mildura.  Matt provides leadership to the Finance and Administration team, and is instrumental in guiding the vision for Lime Therapy.

Matt spends his time between his family, the farm, football and Lime Therapy.

matt@lime-therapy.com.au

Shane Morrison

Principal Physiotherapist

Shane graduated from the University of South Australia’s Physiotherapy program in 2007.  Shane spent the first few years living and working in the Barossa Valley, South Australia. He gained private practice experience before spending time in public health working at the local hospitals and in community health. While there he furthered his education around aged care by completing a Geriatric Evaluation and Management course. He has also completed further training in Kinesio taping and Mulligans Techniques.

In 2013, after a short stint working in Geelong, Shane moved home to the Sunraysia region with his family and began work establishing physiotherapy services at Lime Therapy.  Shane now works as a generalist physiotherapist with particular interests in Orthopaedics, Geriatric Rehabilitation and Sports Physiotherapy.

Shane has overseen the development and expansion of the multi-dimensional physiotherapy team since Lime Physiotherapy began back in 2013.  Shane is responsible for providing leadership to our Physiotherapy team and is committed to providing a service that is continually evolving to meet the needs of the Sunraysia community.

In his spare time Shane enjoys keeping himself fit by competing in long distance triathlons and coaching football.

shane@lime-therapy.com.au

Andrina Mitcham

Senior Physiotherapist, Pelvic Health and Continence

Andrina graduated in 1987 from the Lincoln Institute Of Health Sciences in Melbourne.  She has worked as a physiotherapist in a wide variety of settings, including hospital and private practice, developing a broad experience base across many areas of physiotherapy.

Andrina completed a Post Graduate Certificate in Continence and Pelvic Floor Rehabilitation from the University of Melbourne in 2000, and since then has specialised in Women’s Health physiotherapy alongside her general physiotherapy roles.

Andrina brings to Lime Therapy a wealth of knowledge and experience. She provides Pelvic Health and Continence Physiotherapy to women and men, and is able to assist with: pelvic floor issues, continence problems including bladder and bowel, pelvic pain, pre and post pregnancy conditions, and pre and post-surgery for urological, gynaecological and prostate conditions.

Andrina was born in Mildura, growing up in Merbein on a dried fruit block. After 20 years away she returned to the area in 2005 with her four children, two of whom are now at the University of Melbourne. Being able to live close to her parents has allowed them to share in the children’s lives as they have grown up, which is irreplaceable.  In her spare time, aside from running her two youngest children around, Andrina loves being outside in the garden, with growing roses being a special passion.

andrina@lime-therapy.com.au

Ellen Neyland

Exercise Physiologist

Ellen Neyland graduated from Federation University Australia with a post graduate diploma in Clinical Exercise Physiology. She has experience in a range of private and community based settings. Ellen is also a qualified Remedial Massage therapist who enjoys using both skills to gain the best possible outcomes for clients.

Ellen is enjoying being back in the Sunraysia area and working alongside Lime Therapy’s physiotherapists and occupational therapists to help our clients achieve their goals.

ellen@lime-therapy.com.au

Georgina Kilimaitis

Senior Speech Pathologist

Georgina joined Lime Therapy in 2019 to establish our Speech Pathology services.  After attending speech pathology as a child for a severe stutter, Georgina is passionate about the field and helping others with this issue. She graduated from University in 2015 and commenced her career in Western Australia working in paediatric settings within Private Practice and Ronald McDonald House Charities.

Georgina has a passion for working with fluency, early intervention, language and articulation skills in a fun, family-centred approach. She loves the dynamic and fun environment of working with children and their families to optimise their communication skills.

Georgina is excited about Lime Legends and the vision we share for your children.

georgina@lime-therapy.com.au

Hannah Boylan

Physiotherapist

Hannah graduated in 2016 from the University of South Australia. Hannah joined Lime Therapy as we established our Lime Legends paediatric service. Hannah has a passion for Pilates, postural pain, working with children and musculoskeletal conditions. She is trained in Pilates, superficial dry needling, and Cranio Sacral Therapy.

Originally from Eyre Peninsula Australia Hannah enjoys playing sport and spending time with family and friends.

hannah@lime-therapy.com.au

Helen Alexander

Senior Physiotherapist

Helen Alexander graduated from Auckland Institute of Technology as a Physiotherapist in 1983. Helen joined Lime Therapy in 2013 brining with her a wealth of knowledge and experience. Prior to relocating to Australia Helen was working in the United States as a Home Health Physiotherapist. She received her Master’s in Health Science (PT) in 2001 from Washington University and has an extensive background ranging from paediatric school-based services to Aged Care Rehabilitation and hospital-based therapy.

Helen has a passion for therapy services delivered in the home and community, and enjoys delivering this model of service to clients across the Sunraysia region.

helen@lime-therapy.com.au

Holly Brown

Occupational Therapist

Holly has been working as an Occupational Therapist since graduating from the University of South Australia at the end of 2010. She has worked in the Riverland, Mildura and the United Kingdom, across a variety of areas including aged care, paediatrics, and mental health. As a result she brings a breadth and depth of knowledge and skill to her day to day clinical practice.

Holly absolutely loves food and travelling. She has visited 30+ countries to date, and her aim is to visit every country in the world!

holly@lime-therapy.com.au

James Selby

Clinical Lead Physiotherapist

James graduated with a Masters of Physiotherapy from Flinders University in 2013. Since graduating, James has worked in a number of rural locations across South Australia before moving across the border and joining the Lime Therapy team in 2017.

James has completed additional training in APA sports level 1, APA spinal physiotherapy level 1 and 2, dry needling, and is Functional Capacity Evaluation trained (Ergoscience PWPE (Physical work performance evaluation) protocol) .

As someone who enjoys a variety of sports, James is passionate about supporting local sports clubs with injury prevention programs as well as injury rehabilitation.

“It’s always hard to deal with injuries mentally, but I like to think about it as a new challenge, I can’t change what has happened, so the focus needs to go towards healing and coming back stronger than before” – Carli Lloyd

james@lime-therapy.com.au

Jesse Walker

Occupational Therapist - Toowoomba

Jessie graduated as an occupational therapist at the end of 2016 from Auckland University of Technology. Jessie moved to Australia from New Zealand in July 2017 where she gained experience in Aged Care and rural health. At Lime Therapy, Jessie enjoys working with individuals with complex needs, she completes home assessments, equipment prescription and functional cognitive assessments.

Outside of work Jessie enjoys playing tennis, going to the beach, and camping.

jessie@lime-therapy.com.au

Kelly Brennan

Senior Occupational Therapist – Toowoomba

Kelly graduated from the University of Queensland in 2014 with a Bachelor in Occupational Therapy. Kelly joined the Lime Therapy team in 2015 after working in aged care since her graduation. Since joining the Lime Therapy team, Kelly has gained broad experience across community rehabilitation, equipment prescription, complex home modifications, and inpatient assessments and discharge planning.

Kelly provides leadership to the Toowoomba Lime Therapy team, playing an essential role in establishing creative service delivery models and collaborating with organisations in the region to ensure a high quality of service for the community.

Kelly has developed extensive knowledge of the NDIS after working within the scheme since its rollout in Toowoomba in January 2017.  She provides invaluable support and guidance to the occupational therapy team regarding NDIS systems and process, including equipment prescription and complex home modifications. Kelly is passionate about delivering client centred therapy in order to enable her clients to build their capacity and reach their goals.

Outside of work Kelly enjoys going to the gym, relaxing at the beach and travelling overseas.

kelly@lime-therapy.com.au

Kasey Caristo

Physiotherapist

Kasey graduated in 2015. She completed a Bachelor of Health Science / Master of Physiotherapy at La Trobe University in Bendigo. She has worked as a Physiotherapist in both a Public Hospital and Private Practice setting, providing a broad foundation to her clinical skills.  At Lime Therapy Kasey sees a range of clients, with predominately musculoskeletal conditions. She hopes to further her training in Women’s Health in the future.

Kasey is passionate about person centered care and working with clients to make positive changes towards achieving better health and function.

Kasey is a local to the Mildura region and enjoys playing Netball for Irymple in the Sunraysia Football Netball League. She enjoys keeping active and spending time with her family.

kasey@lime-therapy.com.au

Laura Gordon

Occupational Therapist - Toowoomba

Laura graduated from the University of the Sunshine Coast in 2018 with a Bachelor of Occupational Therapy with Honours. Laura then returned to her hometown of Toowoomba and joined the Lime Therapy team.

During her time with Lime Therapy, Laura has gained experience working with NDIS, Department of Veterans Affairs and Home Care Packages.  She is passionate about collaborating with clients to enable independence in the home and a high quality of life.

When not at work, Laura enjoys playing volleyball, cooking and spending time with family.

laura@lime-therapy.com.au

Lauren Shirren

Senior Speech Pathologist

Lauren Graduated from Charles Stuart University in 2005. She has worked as a Speech Pathologist across both government and non-government services; working in education and disability; both with paediatric and adult clients. Lauren joined Lime Therapy in 2019 to establish our Speech Pathology services, Lauren’s particular areas of interest / speciality are: swallowing and mealtime management; developmental trauma and complex communication requiring alternative communication systems.

Lauren is originally from Ouyen and is enjoying being part of this community once again after many years working in South Australia and the ACT.

lauren.s@lime-therapy.com.au

Lilly Pointon

Senior Paediatric Occupational Therapist Team Leader Lime Legends

Lilly Pointon graduated in 2011 from Deakin University in Geelong completing a Bachelor of Applied Science and Occupational Therapy. Lilly has extensive knowledge of the NDIS, moving from Geelong where she worked as an OT in community and acute rehab settings, before specialising in paediatrics and working in the disability and NDIS sector. Lilly joined the Lime Therapy team in 2018.

Lilly is a passionate Occupational Therapist who’s therapy is all about ensuring her clients feel VALUED and EMPOWERED, and are able to reach their full potential.  She helps kids to thrive by building sensory, learning, behaviour, motor, social, independent and developmental skills. She adopts a capacity building approach to strengthen children and their families to thrive in all environments, and complete the tasks which are important to them.

Lilly believes in magic and finds joy in enabling children and families to discover that within themselves and their goals. Lilly focuses on your child’s strengths to build their confidence and self-esteem and takes the time to discover what motivates them so that they can enjoy developing new skills. Lilly is a strong advocate for social inclusion and feels the most happy and inspired by clients reaching their goals.

lilly@lime-therapy.com.au

Linda Henderson

Senior Occupational Therapist, Driver Trained Occupational Therapist

Linda Henderson graduated in 1995 from University of South Australia. She has extensive experience as a Clinician and Manager in: public and private sector health care, Occupational Therapy Driver Assessment and Rehabilitation, Vocational Rehabilitation, and Medicolegal assessments.

Linda currently provides support to individuals whose health is impacting on their ability to drive, through the specialist Lime Therapy Occupational Therapy Driver Assessment and Rehabilitation Program.  She also conducts specialist medicolegal assessments.

Linda has a passion for prevention, particularly in workplaces and ergonomics, with post graduate qualifications including Diploma in Ergonomics, Graduate Diploma of Hazard Management and Masters in Public Health.

linda@lime-therapy.com.au

Lynette Preston

Clinical Lead Occupational Therapist

Lynette Preston completed her degree through the University of South Australia in 1998, graduating with a Bachelor of Applied Science, Occupational Therapy. Since her graduation Lynette has worked in both clinical and management roles in Australia and the UK. Her experience has been within various clinical settings (acute hospitals, inpatient and community rehabilitation, palliative care and community health) providing services to working age adults and the elderly.

Lynette has extensive experience in Acquired Brain Injury Rehabilitation, is a Driver Trained Occupational Therapist, a TAC and Worksafe Framework OT, and does specialist medicolegal assessments. She enjoys collaborating with others to achieve change, and has a particular interest in community based rehabilitation; capacity building; and management of cognitive changes, particularly in working age adults.

Lynette also enjoys providing supervision, training and clinical leadership and support to the team.

lynette@lime-therapy.com.au

Melanie Gowers

Physiotherapist

Melanie graduated in 2017 with a Bachelor of Health Science, Master of Physiotherapy from Flinders University in Adelaide. Since graduating Melanie joined the Lime Therapy team, and enjoys a busy and varied caseload.

Melanie loves exercise and physical activity and enjoys finding unique ways for her clients to exercise and be active.  She believes that physical activity is great for healing, and so is passionate about promoting the benefits of healthy and active living for all.  She also believes that exercise and rehabilitation are a lot more fun if you enjoy what you are doing!

Melanie’s personal interests are playing local footy for Bambill FNC, spending time with friends and family, chilling for hours down the river with her dog Luna, gardening and building her succulent army.

melanie@lime-therapy.com.au

Nicole Nitschke

Physiotherapist

Nicole Graduated from the University of South Australia with a bachelor of Physiotherapy in 2013. Nicole has worked at Lime Therapy since 2014, working with a wide range of clientele, developing skills across specialty areas and programs run through Lime Therapy. Nicole is a TAC and worksafe accredited physiotherapist, and has done further training in dry needling, pain management and neurological assessment and rehabilitation.

Nicole has a particular passion for Neurological rehabilitation, having spent time working in the Brain Injury Rehabilitation Unit in South Australia during her final years of study. She also enjoys working with the elderly and assisting those who have transitioned to the NDIS to achieve the goals most important to them. Nicole is passionate about community based service delivery and making a difference to the lives of her clients and their families.

In her spare time Nicole enjoys going for long walks with her hubby and dogs, coffee dates, plenty of chocolate and cups of tea, and spending time with her family in the Riverland and Adelaide. She is inspired by the success of those around her (clients and friends) and feels it’s the simple things in life that can turn a challenging time into a more positive one.

nicole@lime-therapy.com.au

Pip Durban

Occupational Therapist

Pip completed her degree at Deakin University in 2017, graduating with a Bachelor of Occupational Therapy with Honours. Pip joined the Lime Therapy Occupational Therapy team in 2018.  She has passionately embraced every opportunity to develop her skills.  She effectively collaborates with her clients, referrers, and colleagues to achieve successful outcomes.

Pip’s specialty is doing a bit of everything, which makes her a great fit as she gets to work with so many different people, across lots of different areas.

Pip is a local, growing up in Mildura and completing her schooling here prior to moving away to university. She loves Mildura because of the constant sunny days, and having the river so close.

pip@lime-therapy.com.au

Tianna Couch

Occupational Therapist, Hand Therapy

Tianna graduated from James Cook University in Townsville, Qld in 2014 with a Bachelor of Occupational Therapy. Tianna held an interest in Occupational Therapy for many years, returning to study to gain her degree. Tianna is a current Associate Member of the Australian Hand Therapy Association.

Tianna has developed broad clinical skills working in the Sunraysia community.  She is a TAC & Worksafe Framework OT, as well as FCE trained (Ergoscience PWPE (Physical work performance evaluation) protocol).

Tianna has a particular interest in hand therapy, working with clients to ensure maximum function to perform their day to day activities. Tianna has been instrumental in the development of the Lime Therapy Hand Therapy Service and is passionate about providing exceptional care to her clients to enable them to regain their pre-injury function.

With the commencement of Lime Legends Tianna has been able to further her interest in working with our paediatric client base, through focusing on handwriting in the clinic and school settings.

Tianna's spare time is spent with her children at their various sporting events and volunteering her time at her daughter's netball club.

tianna@lime-therapy.com.au

Cassie Munn

Practice Manager

Cassie has extensive administrative and practice management experience, including more than 12 years in the finance sector. After completing Certificate Three in Financial Services in 2005 Cassie moved into the health care sector, and joined the Lime Therapy team in 2014.

As Practice Manager, Cassie prides herself on excelling in customer service, and works diligently to support all Lime Therapy clients and our team. As a central point of contact between clients, families, carers and therapists Cassie provides invaluable administrative support in a timely and efficient manner.

cassie@lime-therapy.com.au

Laura Waters

Administration Manager

Laura has been with Lime Therapy since 2015. Her work experience spans customer service and administration positions. She has completed her Certificate 3 in Allied Health Assistance and Certificate 3 in Business Administration. Laura is currently working full-time with Lime Therapy as the administration manager and is also studying a Bachelor of Food and Nutrition.

admin@lime-therapy.com.au

David Parker

Administration

David grew up in South Australia, until moving across the border to join the Lime Therapy Team in 2016. He holds a qualification in Business, and experience in general administration. David appreciates being able to focus on supporting the NDIS and its participants.

David is a key player to the Administrative Team, and provides a timely, effective and transparent service.

david@lime-therapy.com.au

Mikaela Hamm

Administration / Marketing

Mikaela moved to Australia from Canada in 2018 and now has her permanent residency. She has a degree in Tourism and Travel and aspires to travel the world. Mikaela joined Lime Therapy in November of 2018, and works in both administration and marketing. She is passionate about Lime Therapy and looks forward to continuing to grow her experience with the company.

mikaela@lime-therapy.com.au

Kerry Stanley

Administration

Kerry is an outgoing, dedicated and charismatic employee at Lime Therapy. She started working at Lime Therapy in 2017, hired as a part-time staff member and has since commenced full-time employment. She has previous experience in medical administration. Her hard work and dedication is an asset to the team.

admin@lime-therapy.com.au

Emma Morgan

Administration

Emma came to Australia from the UK in 2009, bringing with her considerable skill and experience in healthcare - specifically age care.

Emma joined Lime Therapy in June 2018. Together with her role in providing administrative help and customer services, she is studying for her Allied Health Assistant certificate in order to further utilise her skills to help Lime Therapy clients.

admin@lime-therapy.com.au

Jasmin Adam

Administration

Jasmin was born in East Bentleigh and moved to Mildura when she was 6 years old. She attended Mildura Central school then Mildura Secondary College (now known as senior college). In year 8 she made the decision to move to Mildura Special School, and from there went to TAFE for a number of years doing numerous courses.

Jasmin joined the Lime Therapy administration team in October 2018.

admin@lime-therapy.com.au

Lynette Preston

Clinical Lead Occupational Therapist, Driver Trained Occupational Therapist

Lynette Preston completed her degree through the University of South Australia in 1998, graduating with a Bachelor of Applied Science, Occupational Therapy. Since her graduation Lynette has worked in both clinical and management roles in Australia and the UK. Her experience has been within various clinical settings (acute hospitals, inpatient and community rehabilitation, palliative care and community health) providing services to working age adults and the elderly.

Lynette has extensive experience in Acquired Brain Injury Rehabilitation, is a Driver Trained Occupational Therapist, a TAC and Worksafe Framework OT, and does specialist medicolegal assessments. She enjoys collaborating with others to achieve change, and has a particular interest in community based rehabilitation; capacity building; and management of cognitive changes, particularly in working age adults.

Lynette also enjoys providing supervision, training and clinical leadership and support to the team.

lynette@lime-therapy.com.au