Meet Our Lovely Team
Sherrie Krampel – Managing Director
Sherrie established Total Health Physio in 2011 with specific emphasis on providing a warm, personal physiotherapy experience for elderly and less mobile individuals in the comfort of their home.
Her passion has always been to help those in need and THP’s values of Trust, Compassion and Care are also the values Sherrie abides by in her personal life.
Sherrie Graduated from La Trobe University in 2003 and worked in private practice. Whilst she loved working as a Physiotherapist she felt she needed to find a purpose and founded Total Health Physio as she felt that working with vulnerable people meant she could really make a difference to their quality of life by developing meaningful relationships and providing outstanding care.
Sherrie’s purpose is to ensure each member of her team goes above and beyond patient expectations to achieve the desired outcome. She loves the notion of her team putting a smile on the faces of her patients while helping them achieve their functional goals through rehabilitation.
When not working Sherrie loves spending time with her family going for runs, bike rides and kicking the footy with her boys.
Kerry – Clinical Manager
Kerry is our senior physiotherapist and clinical manager. She has been working within the disability sector for 20 years.
She specialises in neurology and rehabilitation and has thrived on making a difference to the lives of her patients and their families. Kerry has always had a passion for seeing her patients succeed.
She enjoys forming close relationships and takes a positive approach to patient care to empower them to achieve optimal outcomes.
As clinical manager, she takes pride in helping grow the Total Health Physio brand and systemising processes to ensure efficiency amongst the team to allow for optimal delivery of patient care. Kerry is warm and approachable and is always willing to assist in the growth and development of the team.
Kerry has always recognised the importance of keeping active and moving your body daily, she lives by this statement and motivates her patients to do the same.
Outside of work Kerry enjoys spending time with her family, running, gym, reading and taking long walks with her hubby and her dogs.
Devana Thevanesan – Physiotherapist
Dev graduated from James Cook University in Townsville in 2015 and has worked with the elderly ever since. She is not only a passionate advocate for the elderly population but is also the NDIS Coordinator for Total Health Physio and manages the THP social media platforms.
Dev enjoys the relationship building with her NDIS and private patients and their families as much as she enjoys providing the therapy itself. Dev is compassionate and caring which is the foundation of Total Health Physio’s core values and she has an incredible way of connecting with her patients to help them achieve optimal outcomes. She recognises the importance of tailoring her treatment approach to integrate individual circumstances in order to meet patient-specific goals.
Dev manages the diverse team at THP to assist their patients pursue their goals and live a meaningful and independent life.
When not working as a Physiotherapist, she enjoys discovering new cuisines, spending time with her beautiful dog and is a qualified eyelash extension technician!
Chaya Greenbaum – Occupational Therapist
Chaya Greenbaum is an Occupational Therapist who currently works in residential aged care and the NDIS and has previous experience working within a paediatric setting.
She finds immense joy and satisfaction when helping people live as independently as possible; while supporting them to lead meaningful and active lives.
Using a holistic approach, she works together with the patient and their family, to focus on individualised goals and allow themselves to believe in their ability to succeed.
Her interest areas include sensory integration, gross and fine motor skills, environmental and activity adaptation and social inclusion.
Julia – Occupational Therapist
Julia graduated from La Trobe University in 2016 with a Bachelor of Health Science and Master of Occupational Therapy. Throughout her studying, she worked at Melbourne Football Club as a Sports Trainer.
Julia has extensive experience in workplace Injury management as well as in Aged Care. More recently she has developed a passion for working with individuals with a Disability through the NDIS.
She is an expert in making the lives of her patients easier by prescribing assistive technology to optimise their day to day living.
Julia is also capable of completing complex home modification reports to ensure safer living arrangements for her clients. Julia has a particular interest in Sensory Profiling and sensory regulation, which provides individuals with a better understanding on how their sensory input influences their behaviour, learning, participation and engagement.
Julia has always been interested in health and fitness and this has led to her career choice in Occupational Therapy. Growing up, she competed at state levels in athletics and swimming. In more recent years, she was fortunate to be a part of the emerging Women’s AFL League and still plays for a local community club.
Julia is passionate about volunteering and from a young age has contributed to a number of causes close to her heart, including working as a first responder on ambulances overseas.
Kevin – Physiotherapist
Kevin graduated from LaTrobe University in 2013. He is trusting, compassionate and he cares about everyone around him.
Kevin has specialised in aged care since graduating and has developed a real passion for helping his patients get back on their feet and keeping them as active as possible.
Kevin enjoys the ability to spend quality time to work with and get to know his patients thus achieving better outcomes on their overall function. He has an emphasis on educating his patients on the rationale behind various choices of treatments and often combines an exercise/activity based approach to achieve the patient’s goals. He has a particular interest in working with individuals with dementia as he has a special way of connecting with these patients, building a relationship of trust thus allowing them to respond to him and get the most positive outcomes on their function.
In his spare time, Kevin is often a part-time handyman taking part in various renovations or building projects, or is keeping fit with Kung Fu (martial arts) – his sport of choice.
Julanne Ghijben – Physiotherapist
Julanne Ghijben has spent over 40 years as a physiotherapist. From an early age, she knew she wanted to help individuals achieve their potential, improve wellness and aid rehabilitation.
Above all else, watching her patients recover through treatment and care is the most satisfying part of the job.
Ken – Physiotherapist
Since Ken graduated from Melbourne University in 2017, he has gained experience working as a Physiotherapist in Aged care, community and private practice.
Over the years, Ken has developed a passion for bringing the best physiotherapy care for the geriatric population by helping them achieve meaningful goals. He has a genuine drive to continually improve his physiotherapy practice in the aged care setting.
Using rehabilitation and physiotherapy techniques, Ken’s goal is to help elderly individuals manage complex pain, achieve their goals and enable them to do things they find valuable.
During his free time, Ken socialises with friends, exercises, snowboards, and volunteers for his church. He is also a food adventurer who loves to search and try out new cuisines.
Jojo- Occupational Therapist
Jojo graduated from Monash University in 2015. She has experience working in aged care and in the community.
Jojo is passionate about working with people with disabilities and the elderly.
She has developed an interest in assistive technology and home modification. She has a passion for helping people to develop their independence and to improve the safety of the home environment. Her knowledge of assistive technology and home modification can assist clients to achieve their unique goals and improve their quality of life.
Outside of work, Jojo enjoys doing handcrafts and spending time with her family and friends.
Winnie F – Occupational Therapist
Winnie completed her Bachelor of Occupational Therapy at Deakin University in 2021. She completed placements in adult community health, NDIS and paediatrics.
Over the past 2 years, she has been working as a therapy assistant with an NDIS provider. Winnie grew up in Hong Kong, so she is fluent in both Cantonese and English. Her background helps her to be able to deliver culturally appropriate services to clients.
She is passionate about working with people with disabilities. She has a passion for making a difference in people’s lives through providing services in a caring and compassionate manner, which are the core values of Total Health Physio. She believes that disability does not limit a person’s choice and ability to engage in meaningful activities.
During her spare time, she enjoys painting and cooking. She is also a dog person!
Mindy – Occupational Therapist
Mindy graduated from La Trobe University in 2020 with a Bachelor of Health Science and Master of Occupational Therapy, having completed placements in paediatrics, rehabilitation and acute hospital settings. Mindy’s passion lies in her ability to work with a broad range of age groups, disabilities and backgrounds.
With a keen interest in working with individuals to help achieve their full potential, Mindy is focused on enhancing her clients independence and supporting them in achieving personal goals. Mindy recognizes the importance of increasing her client’s participation and engagement in any meaningful aspects of their lives.
Outside of work, Mindy enjoys exercising, cooking and spending time with her family and friends.
Winnie H – Occupational Therapist
Winnie Hui graduated from Monash University in 2020. She has experience working in aged care and rehabilitation. She is dedicated to supporting individuals to do the things they want to do as independently and safely as possible. Adopting a strength-based and goal-orientated approach, Winnie aims to increase her clients’ confidence and ability to engage in meaningful activities which will promote quality of life.
Winnie understands the importance of achieving a well-balanced life from the aspects of physical, mental and social health. She also values teamwork spirit between the client and herself, and among the THP team. Winnie grew up in Hong Kong. Her background helps her to be culturally sensitive when delivering care. She can speak fluent Cantonese, Mandarin Chinese and English.
Outside of work, Winnie enjoys going to the gym, meeting friends and family, and taking care of her herb garden.
Vinay – Physiotherapist
Vinay Graduated in 2008 in India with a Bachelor of Physiotherapy. With over 12 years of experience working as a physiotherapist in vast array of clinical settings Vinay brings his expertise and clinical reasoning skills to help achieve the most optimal outcomes for his patients. His special interests include Geriatrics, Musculoskeletal Physiotherapy and Rehab.
Vinay lives by THP’s values of trust, compassion and care. Vinay enjoys working with individuals with a disability and the elderly because he like the diversity of the conditions he is presented with and hopes to help his patients achieve their goals through treatment and rehabilitation in order to allow them to live their best life!
In his spare time Vinay enjoys playing cricket and follows the soccer.
Joyce – Physiotherapist
Joyce completed her Master of Physiotherapy Practice at La Trobe University in 2021. Her main training was in both acute hospital and rehabilitation settings which has provided her with the skills to apply a variety of evidence-based treatment approaches to her patients.
Joyce who has been labelled as a “seniors whisperer” has a special interest in working with older adults. Her approach to patient care is extremely compassionate and she has immense pleasure hearing about her patient’s unique stories and being part of their journey to better health and wellbeing outcomes.
Joyce was born in Malaysia and is fluent in English, Mandarin, and Malay (conversational).
In her spare time Joyce enjoys spending time with family and friends and is a foodie who loves exploring different and new restaurants.
Devi is an overseas trained physiotherapist who graduated in India in 2012 with a Bachelor of Physiotherapy. Devi has 9 years of experience working as a physiotherapist in both aged care and community settings. This experience has allowed Devi to uphold the Australian standards of practice in health care settings and to develop her clinical reasoning skills to achieve best outcomes for her patients. Devi is particularly interested in neurological physiotherapy.
She is passionate about working towards her patient goals and achieve these goals by taking a holistic approach to patient care. Devi provides her patients with evidence based treatments with utmost care and empathy. Devi listens, cares and takes action to achieve the best outcomes for her patients.
Outside of work Devi enjoys cooking and spending time with family and friends.
Vatche – Physiotherapist
Vatche graduated from Melbourne University in 2015 and began his career working in aged care and private practice, treating a varied musculoskeletal caseload and instructing clinical and fitness Pilates classes.
Vatche worked in the aged care setting for a total of 5 years and worked his way up to a senior therapist position, leading a small team of therapists across multiple facilities before moving into the NDIS space.
He enjoys working in a team setting, where he is able to share his knowledge and experience as well as collaborate within the multi-disciplinaty team, working with all stakeholders to achieve the best possible outcomes for his patients.
Vatche really enjoys getting to know his patients on a personal level and building strong connections with them. He believes that this is a key part of working with them to achieve their health and wellbeing goals. He also enjoys the challenge of having to adapt his therapy provision to suit the needs of his patients broad backgrounds and often complex medical histories.
In his free time, Vatche likes to keep busy with DIY projects around the home and garden, and likes to think of himself as somewhat of a handyman. He also enjoys catching up with friends and family and keeping active.
Patrick- Exercise Physiologist
Servicing the South-Eastern suburbs of Melbourne!
Patrick is an experienced Exercise Physiologist having worked in private practice clinics with a wide variety of clients. Patrick completed his Masters Of Clinical Exercise Physiology at Deakin University. He has also worked previously as a personal trainer and strength coach.
Patrick has a passion for working in the NDIS space and helping people achieve their goals. He always strives to increase his client’s confidence in themselves and their abilities. Using a holistic approach, he helps people towards their goals no matter how big or small.
Outside of work, Patrick enjoys playing video games to unwind, watching the latest movies at the theatre and going to the gym.
Eliana has worked in medical and hospital administration for over 8 years and stayed true to her passion that lies in medica/allied health administration.
Having worked in both medical and hospital environments, Eliana has a deep understanding and knowledge of what it takes to ensure the smooth running of a business especially in customer care and service.
Eliana strives to demonstrate the highest level of commitment, integrity, and positivity in every interaction with either staff, stake holders and most importantly the clients.
Outside of work, Eliana enjoys holidays overseas in Greece with family, camping, reading, writing, music, going for long walks, and above all a cold can of red bull.
Monica- Exercise Physiologist
Our new Exercise Physiologist in Brunswick!
Monica graduated as an Exercise Physiologist in February 2022 from the University of New South Wales (UNSW) in Sydney and then made the move to Melbourne in April this year. During her placements she particularly enjoyed working with both elderly individuals and those with a disability, helping them achieve better quality of life through a focus on exercise and overall well-being.
Clinically, Monica is passionate about making a positive difference in people’s lives. Monica really enjoys building relationships with patients and assisting them not only in pursuing their goals but in creating meaningful change to ultimately optimise overall health outcomes.
Outside work as an Exercise Physiologist, Monica enjoys spending time with friends and family and getting out and about whether it be going for a walk, going to the beach, having a hit of tennis, grabbing a bite to eat, fishing or just exploring somewhere new. Monica really loves adventure and travel.
Anna – Office Manager
Anna is an office manager with extensive experience in business support and healthcare practice management. Her aim is to ensure that the administrative process supports patients, support coordinators, case managers and staff to have a positive and efficient interaction within the practice, providing the best possible service and outcome.
Anna’s positive and can do personality thrives in a happy and engaged work place.
When not working in the practice Anna enjoys life with friends on her family’s rural property surrounded by sheep and dogs!
Theresa – Occupational Therapist
Theresa graduated from LaTrobe University in 2020 with a Bachelor of Applied Science and Masters of Occupational Therapy.
Theresa has a passion to work closely with vulnerable individuals to help them reach their goals, achieve the best outcomes and enhance their quality of life. Having had experience in the workers compensation scheme, Theresa is able to adopt skills from her previous role to provide education around pain management and facilitate independent living with chronic conditions/disabilities.
Theresa is compassionate in her approach to patient care and gains immense satisfaction helping her patients achieve their goals.
Outside of work, Theresa loves to break a sweat in the gym, socialise with friends and family, and venture out on small road trips.
Jason – Physiotherapist
Jason completed his Bachelor of Physiotherapy degree at Monash University in 2021. During his study, he gained clinical experience across multiple public and private hospital settings. Jason chose to start off his career in the community and aged care sectors as he understands that lots of people in the community require physiotherapy to improve their quality of life and living, and this is where he feels he can make an impact.
“Compassion” is a value that Jason has strived toward when delivering healthcare to those in need. He will always try his best to help his patients or clients achieve their therapeutic goals through treatment and rehabilitation. He believes that he can make a positive difference in people’s lives as long as he has compassion, dedication, hard work and effort.
Outside of work, Jason enjoys socialising with friends and exploring different social activities during weekends. He also enjoys following and watching live soccer games.
Michelle – Physiotherapist
Bio coming soon 🙂
Our Staff & Culture
Total Health Physio has a very vibrant team that have contributed to our culture in their own way.
We all feel that we have a greater purpose and that is to make a difference to the quality of life and wellbeing of our patients. Whilst we are a relatively small team, we have continued to grow and greater serve the community.
Being part of Total Health Physio could be described as our own inner sanctum. We feel a real sense of comradery, each team member has their role and takes pride in what they represent.
Our culture is trust, compassion, and care. We are also highly empathetic and show that to our patients, we try really connecting with them to get the best out of them.
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