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.
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!
Kerry – Physiotherapist
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.
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.
Tina – Physiotherapist
Tina is Total Health Physio’s superstar Team leader and Senior Physiotherapist. She graduated from Latrobe University in 2012. Tina is passionate about helping her patients work towards their goals whilst also maintaining the high standards of service delivery from our team.
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. Tina takes pride in her role as team leader; helping support team development and growth as well as seeing patients at residential aged care and in the community. Tina takes a holistic approach to therapy to assist her elderly and NDIS clients achieve their goals through rehabilitation, Tai Chi and dry needling.
When not leading the team Tina enjoys staying active outdoors with scenic hikes, kayaking, as well as spending time with family and friends.
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.
Chee Yan Ting – Physiotherapist
Chee is an experienced physiotherapist in both aged care and rehabilitation. She has been a valuable THP team member since 2018 and has a special interest in aged care and disability combining this with her work at a musculoskeletal private practice. Chee has excellent clinical reasoning skills and is thorough with her assessments and treatment plans.
Chee has a passion for helping her clients improve their fitness levels and prevent injuries. She completed training with the Australian Physiotherapy and Pilates Institute, Dry Needling and has a keen interest in using both exercise and hands-on treatment to help clients achieve their individual goals.
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.
Kristi Millott – Exercise Physiologist
Helping individuals experience physical and mental health benefits through exercise/movement interventions is what Kristi is passionate about as an Exercise Physiologist. She takes pride in thoroughly understanding her client’s background and their personal preferences to tailor therapeutic, safe and gratifying interventions. Alongside private practice experience, for the past 7 years Kristi has also worked at a Melbourne rehabilitation hospital, assisting with land and hydro based therapy. Kristi is currently completing study in Somatic Movement Therapy which she is able to integrate into her practice to promote body awareness and optimal well-being.
Outside of work, Kristi enjoys dancing, beach/trail jogging, and spending downtime in the country with friends and family.
Sammy – Physiotherapist
Sammy completed her Bachelor of Physiotherapy (Honours) at Monash University.
Her interest in physiotherapy arose after experiencing her own injuries whilst competing in artistic sports from a young age. Many years of elite training has driven her passion for exercise and leading a healthy, active lifestyle which she shares with her patients and their families.
Sammy has experience in musculoskeletal private practice and pilates, and uses both exercise and hands on treatment to help patients manage their complex conditions. Combined with her interest in the diversity of aged care and disability.
Sammy enjoys developing close relationships with her patients and their families whilst helping them achieve their goals through rehabilitation.
Immanuel – Physiotherapist
Immanuel graduated in 2015 as a physio from the University of Newcastle. He’s worked in a variety of settings including private practice, nursing homes and in the community.
His experience helping people from all walks of life serves well in looking after older adults and individuals living with a disability under NDIS. Immanuel covers the North-Western suburbs of Melbourne for Total Health Physio.
Immanuel lives by THP’s values of trust, compassion and care. He has a particular interest in aged care and disability 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!
Outside of work he enjoys cooking, baking and coffee. He has a great love for all things sport and most of all a big fan of the mighty Essendon Bombers!
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.
Tiffany – Senior Administrator/NDIS Coordinator
Tiffany joined the growing Total Health Family in October 2020 as a Senior Administrator/NDIS Coordinator. She adds a lot of value to the team particularly with her previous experience as an NDIS Support Coordinator but also has an impressive career journey which has been vast and varied.
From being a Teacher, First Aid Trainer, Training Manager, Business owner and NDIS Support Coordinator (Mental Health) she has gained a lot of skills and experience that are invaluable to help support the THP team. Tiffany is passionate about delivering a personable “can do” attitude to Support Coordinators, Case Managers and Patients.
Tiffany believes in THP’s values of Trust, Compassion and Care, and takes pride in developing relationships to help its growth trajectory whilst achieving the best outcome for the patients. At the heart of all her careers her role at THP has allowed her to cultivate her desire to help people.
In her spare time Tiffany enjoys spending time outdoors. Her favourite hobbies include Dragon-boating, stand up paddling, kayaking and walking/hiking with friends. However, her greatest love is for her family.
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.
Mardi – Occupational Therapist
Mardi studied a Bachelor of Occupational Therapy at the Australian Catholic University and graduated in 2018.
She is passionate about working with people of all ages and all backgrounds to achieve their potential and support them in reaching their goals. She prides herself in being able to deliver culturally sensitive care and being able to provide her clients with a space to share their concerns and their strengths in order to provide them with the best care possible.
People often describe her as being friendly, compassionate and empathetic.
During her spare time she enjoys the arts, spending time in nature and spending time with her family and friends.
Courtney – Occupational Therapist
Courtney graduated from Australian Catholic University in 2018. She is passionate about building her clinical experience and working in the mental health/psychosocial field.
Courtney is committed to guiding individuals in understanding their worth and focusing on their strengths, so they can participate in all the activities they need and want to. She understands the importance of supporting participants by using their own experiences and focuses on age-appropriate life roles and skills to guide therapy.
Courtney uses a participant-centred and strength-based approach to meet individual needs. She aims to increase the participant’s confidence which will promote meaningful involvement and engagement in a variety of occupations.
Outside of work, Courtney enjoys spending time with her family and going to the gym
Winnie – 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.
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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