Our Team

Occupational Therapy

Katrina Langerty

Senior Occupational Therapist

Katrina has over 20 years’ experience in paediatric therapy and a strong focus on providing effective intervention for children. She specialises in therapy for children with a range of diagnoses including Developmental Delay, Learning Disabilities, Cerebral Palsy, Autism Spectrum Disorders, Chromosomal Disorders and Intellectual Impairment.

Having graduated from UQ in 1996 and completing postgraduate studies through Sydney University, Katrina worked in London, UK, and Cairns and Perth – and everywhere in between – in Australia before returning to Brisbane. She has two gorgeous girls aged 9 and 19, and a dog Alfie who is currently a therapy dog in training!

Fiona Jardine

Occupational Therapist

Fiona is one of our wonderful Occupational Therapists. Fiona joined Everton Therapy in 2014 and has loved working with so many children and their families to achieve their goals. She describes occupational therapy as working to achieve function in what is important in your life. For most children that is working on things they want to achieve at home, school or play. Fiona loves having fun whilst working with kids and building their confidence in doing things.   Bushwalking, swimming and raising 3 teenagers keeps Fiona busy outside of work.

Sarah Matthews

Occupational Therapist

Sarah is one of our wonderful Occupational Therapists. Sarah has been working with children and families since 2010. Prior to Everton Therapy, she has worked in Queensland schools, supporting students from pre-prep to high school with various challenges and helping them to access and participate in the curriculum as fully as possible. Her roles as a parent of young children, and a facilitator of a playgroup also shape her evidence-based practice.

Danielle Strickland 

Occupational Therapist

Dani is one of our wonderful Occupational Therapists. She has been supporting children for over 7 years, primarily within early intervention for children with Autism. Danielle enjoys working with children of all abilities and knows the importance of incorporating fun whilst learning to do things that may be a little challenging. She loves working alongside our families to achieve client goals.

Sarah Asamoah

Occupational Therapist

Sarah brings over 18 years experience and a love of seeing children and families thrive to her service provision. She has a background working in a variety of settings including hospitals and community based clinics. She has strong interest and experience in early intervention, feeding therapy, toileting and loves to see children and families understanding themselves and advocating for their needs.

Sarah loves finding solutions to tricky problems that are easy for families to implement and enable kids to participate in what matters most to them.

Speech Pathology

Cathy Wilson

Cathy is one of our lovely Speech Pathologists. Cathy graduated from Trinity College, Dublin, in 2009 and was lucky enough to get a job at Moorhouse School in London – a specialised school for children with Developmental Language Disorder. Having moved to Brisbane with her husband a few years later, she gained a broad experience in a variety of roles at Speech and Language Development Australia. After a little break to have two children, she joined Everton Therapy in 2019. Cathy is trained in delivering the following programmes: Sounds-Write (synthetic phonics), Hanen: It Takes Two to Talk, and PROMPT.

Jessica Allen

Speech Pathologist

 

Nicola Moten 

Speech Pathologist

Nicola is one of our lovely Speech Pathologists. Nicola joined Everton Therapy in 2020. She has experience working with a wide range of clients and is passionate about working with children with disabilities who present with complex communication needs and require Alternative and Augmentative Communication (AAC). Nicola has completed the PODD Introductory Workshop and PODD Alternative Access workshop.

Millie Dickenson

Speech Pathologist

Millie is one of our lovely Speech Pathologists. Millie has been with Everton Therapy since 2021. Millie is an SOS Feeding and Lidcombe Program trained therapist. Millie loves working with all children and is passionate about Gestalt Language Processing, disability, stuttering and early language development.

Therapy Assistants 

Rachel Thomas

OT Assistant

Rachel is one of our Occupational Therapy Assistants and is currently in her final year of her Bachelor of Occupational Therapy. She began with Everton Therapy in 2022. Rachel loves working with all children and their families to achieve their therapy goals.

Isabella Bonasia

SP Assistant

Isabella is one of our Therapy Assistants and is currently completing her final year of her Bachelor of Speech Pathology. She started working at Everton Therapy in 2022 and is passionate about working together with families and their children to provide them an opportunity to communicate their wants and needs.

Will Brennan

OT Assistant

Will is one of our Therapy Assistants here at Everton Therapy. He is currently in his final year studying a Bachelor of Occupational Therapy at the University of Queensland where he has had plenty of experience in the paediatric sector. Will is an easy-going bloke who believes in incorporating fun into the therapy room as much as possible. Will enjoys working with families and helping kids not only succeed at therapy but also actively enjoy it.