Supporting Change, Growth and Connection
Leanne has completed a Bachelor of Counselling and a Masters of Social Work. Leanne has a background in working with adolescents, families and individuals with a disability. She is passionate about counselling and providing coordination of support to participants with complex needs. Leanne believes in working collaboratively with participants and their families to bring about positive change. She also provides behaviour therapy and counselling under the NDIS and Medicare. Leanne has an interest in mental health and relationship counselling. When she is not working she enjoys spending time with her family and pets, reading and walking.
Hannah has completed a Bachelor of Social Work (Honours). From her studies, Hannah has developed an interest in disability, mental health, and capacity building. Hannah is dedicated to building rapport and positive relationships with clients. In her spare time Hannah enjoys spending time with her family and friends and her dog.
Senior Specialist Support Coordination
Kerrie has completed a Bachelor of Psychological Science and hopes to complete further studies in Psychology in the future. Kerrie has supported family members and friends with various disabilities which has given her knowledge and experience with the NDIS. Kerrie has experience working with vulnerable children having previously volunteered regularly at a children’s hospital. Kerrie is passionate about supporting those with a disability to reach their goals and is dedicated to building and maintaining positive relationships with her clients and their supports. In her spare time Kerrie enjoys spending time with her children, family and friends.
Natasha is currently undertaking a Bachelor of Social Work at the University of Newcastle. Natasha has experience in supporting children and young people in OOHC.From her studies and experience Natasha has developed an interest in mental health and is passionate about supporting people from a strengths-based approach. In her spare time, Natasha enjoys playing netball, going to the beach and spending time with family and friends.
Specialist Support Coordinator
Emily has completed a Bachelor of Psychology and a Masters in Applied Behaviour Analysis. Emily is passionate about helping individuals be understood regardless of their mental health or disability. Emily is committed to making sure each person is understood so that they can be supported to enjoy life to the fullest. Emily has previously worked as a Behaviour Support Practitioner and understands that words are not the only way for others to communicate and enjoys working with participants and their family and friends to ensure a strong and understanding relationship.
When Emily isn’t at work you can usually find her on the dart board or spending time at home with her pets and reading a good book.
Bonnie is currently undertaking a Bachelor of Psychology at Newcastle University as well as a Diploma of Counselling. Bonnie has a wide range of experience in supporting NDIS participants with complex disabilities. She is passionate about providing a person-centered approach and working collaboratively with clients to best achieve their goals. She is also dedicated to fostering positive connections with all clients.
In her spare time, Bonnie enjoys spending time at the beach, keeping active by playing different sports and spending time with family, friends, and her animals.
Emma has a Bachelor of Development Studies with Distinction and a Certificate IV in Education Support as well as extensive experience working with NDIS participants in the Newcastle region over the past seven years. She is passionate about ensuring the people she supports feel heard, understood and in control of their circumstances. Taking a person centered approach Emma prioritises building positive connections with participants and working collaboratively with them and their support network to achieve goals. Emma has also been working with children with additional needs within various primary schools in Newcastle for the last 18 months to help assess and support their learning.
In her spare time Emma loves to cook, bushwalk and spend time with her chickens.