Our Team

One Central Health is proud to offer our clients a professionally trained and experienced team of clinicians, practitioners, and therapists across a range of allied health services.

We welcome children, adults, and families to access our exceptional health care all in one convenient location.

Please click on a staff profile to find out more about our multidisciplinary team members.

Psychologists

Alana Wilson

Provisionally Registered Psychologist

Alana recently graduated with a Bachelor of Psychology (Honours) from Curtin University. She has extensive work experience as a Support Worker for Identity WA, which included supporting individuals with ASD, intellectual disabilities, and other complex diagnoses.

Additionally, she has worked as a specialist mentors at Curtin University to support individuals with ASD in navigating the various challenges of tertiary education.

Alana’s areas of professional interest include working with people with Autism Spectrum Disorder and children. When she isn’t working, she enjoys going to the beach, reading, and yoga.

Hayley Moulton

Provisional Psychologist

Hayley completed her Bachelor of Psychology with Honours from Curtin University in 2020 and a Master of Psychology in 2021, also from Curtin.

Her professional interests and passions revolve around reducing the stigma related to mental health and she particularly enjoys working in multi-disciplinary environments and learning from other health professionals.

Outside of work, Hayley enjoys reading, trying new restaurants, and watching and playing football.

Roisin (Rosie) Megahey

Provisional Psychologist

Rosie is a Provisionally Registered Psychologist who graduated from Murdoch University with a Bachelor of Arts (Psychology) in 2020 and completed a post-graduate diploma in Psychology more recently. She has worked in the public sector for several years and developed a strong interest in community wellbeing and mental health issues.

Rosie is passionate about improving accessibility for mental health support and working with children in particular. She is passionate about making a positive contribution to the multidisciplinary OCH team and to the lives of our clients and community.

In her spare time, Rosie enjoys going to the gym, cooking, and spending time with friends and family.

Nina Shapiro

Registered Psychologist

Nina qualified as a psychologist over 24 years ago. Since then she has worked in a variety of schools, children’s therapy centres and in private practices. She sees both children and adults, and has extensive experience with trauma, anxiety and transitions (such as divorce, bereavement, moving, becoming a parent etc). 

When working with children/teenagers, Nina uses mostly play therapy, bibliotherapy, art, Cognitive Behaviour Therapy and Cognitive Processing Therapy. With adults, she also uses Cognitive Behaviour Therapy, Cognitive Processing Therapy (particularly with trauma), as well as BWRT, Acceptance and Commitment Therapy and the more traditional Talking Therapies.  

Nina recently completed training in Cognitive Processing Therapy for Trauma and Acceptance and Commitment Therapy. She has also become a registered practitioner in Brain Working Recursive Therapy (BWRT), a unique and relatively new therapy which uses knowledge of the structure and functioning on the brain to make lasting changes for a wide variety of psychological difficulties.

Kylie Rigg

Registered Psychologist

Kylie has well over 20 years’ experience working as a psychologist. Having commenced in the Education Department as a school psychologist, Kylie moved on to specialise in autism and disabilities, working for Disability Services and the Autism Association.

Kylie is skilled in helping clients deal with issues such as anger management, anxiety, compulsive behaviours, toileting, school avoidance, study skills, self-harm, parental separation, child protection and peer/sibling interactions, as well as providing support for FIFO workers and families. 

Kylie has experience working in multidisciplinary therapy environments where clients can access support and achieve their potential.

Daniela Di Ciano

Daniela is a trained psychologist in both clinical and educational fields and joined the team after practicing in the UK and other countries for over 10 years. She specialises in assessment and intervention of children and adults with complex neuro-developmental needs (such as Autism, Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder, Intellectual Disability, and Specific Learning Disorders) and associated emotion-regulation and challenging behaviours.  She also treats individuals with anxiety, depression, trauma, eating and behavioural disorders.

Daniela uses Applied Behaviour Analysis (including Positive Behaviour Support), Cognitive Behaviour Therapy (including Acceptance and Commitment Therapy), Mentalisation-based approaches and Family Therapy. These approaches are individualised according to the client’s developmental level, preferences, and other contextual issues.

Daniela takes a holistic approach and works collaboratively with families, teachers, carers and other professionals in the network.

Andrea Corbett

Provisionally Registered Psychologist/Counsellor/Therapy Assistant

Andrea has been working as a therapy assistant for many years and has recently completed her Graduate Diploma in Psychology, in addition to her Undergraduate Bachelor of Arts Psychology and Graduate Certificate in Counselling from Murdoch University. 

Moving away from FIFO life, Andrea moved from Mandurah to Karratha along with her husband and three children. Passionate about her new home in the Karratha community, Andrea enjoys getting out and about in the amazing surroundings.

Kyle Chan

Provisionally Registered Psychologist

Kyle is a provisionally registered psychologist and has recently graduated from Curtin University with a Bachelor’s degree with Honours. After spending six years in youth work and volunteering in poor townships in South Africa, he discovered his passion for working with youths and helping people improve their quality of life. As a new member of the Kalgoorlie team, he looks forward to making a positive impact in people’s lives in the region and being part of the community. 
In his free time, Kyle loves to cook with cuisines from around the world and learn about different cultures.

Michael Perry

Provisionally Registered Psychologist

Michael is a provisional psychologist at One Central Health Kalgoorlie. He graduated from Curtin University in 2021 with a Bachelor’s degree in Psychology (Honours). He has worked in health care for the last four years while completing his degree and has experience working in multidisciplinary environments and co-operating with other health care professionals to achieve positive outcomes. He has experience working with and supporting individuals with a wide range of abilities and backgrounds.

In the last year, Michael has volunteered at headspace, consulting with staff regarding issues impacting young people, and helping make a safe and welcoming environment. He hopes to now take on an active role in helping people in the community.

In his spare time, Michael likes reading and writing science fiction

Speech Pathologists

Lorraine Lau

Speech Pathologist

Lorraine graduated from Curtin University with a Master of Speech Pathology in addition to her Master’s degree in Applied Psychology obtained in Hong Kong.

Lorraine enjoys working with both children and adult clients, as well as their families, and aiming to maximise their potential. Her professional interests and passions include early intervention, speech, language, AAC, autism and disabilities.  

She is also a foodie and likes to spend her free time cooking and writing recipes!

Michelle Brankovic

Senior Speech Pathologist

Michelle has been a speech pathologist for over 15 years. Having acquired her qualification in 2000, Michelle initially travelled to Karratha to work and then relocated to Perth to work in a specialist position for autism clients. Michelle has a wide range of skills from general speech therapy to working with children with disabilities. Michelle enjoys building relationships with families and helping to coordinate interactions between teachers, carers and other therapists to achieve the best outcomes for their children.

Michelle enjoys playing and watching sport (especially basketball). But, in reality, she spends most of her time chasing around after her husband, three young children, three pet fish and three pet frogs.

Elizabeth Flowers

Speech Pathologist

Elizabeth has worked as a Speech Pathologist at One Central Health (Tuart Hill) since graduating from Edith Cowan University in 2022 with a Bachelor of Speech Pathology. Throughout the duration of her degree, she worked and volunteered in various roles in adult and paediatric healthcare settings, including rural health settings.

Elizabeth is passionate about encouraging family-centric approaches to speech pathology intervention in order to facilitate the best outcome for all clients and families. She is also bilingual, speaking both English and Russian, which complements her passion for working inter-culturally and supporting the development and maintenance of home languages in therapy.

Outside of her work, Elizabeth enjoys film and the arts as well as reading, swimming and going to the gym.

Occupational Therapists

Emily Jones

Occupational Therapist

Emily completed her Bachelor of Science (Occupational Therapy) at Edith Cowan University in 2020. Throughout her study and in between degrees (first one being Exercise and Sport Science) Emily worked as a family support worker within the community. 

She thoroughly enjoyed her time building therapeutic relationships with many families to help achieve their goals of independence.  Emily’s experiences include working with children as young as 18 months of age with developmental delay, autism, cerebral palsy, sensory processing. She also has experience with adults with intellectual disabilities. 

The areas in which Emily can make a particularly positive impact include:

  • Fine motor skills
  • Gross motor skills
  • Motor planning
  • Daily living activities such as eating, toileting and showering
  • Hand-eye coordination
  • Handwriting
  • Scissor skills
  • Visual perceptual and visual motor development skills
  • Social skills
  • Emotional regulation

Emily enjoys spending time with her family, traveling and taking her dogs- miniature dachshund called Schnitzel and cavalier cross called Luna to the park. 

Jenn Worrell

Occupational Therapist

Jenn completed her Bachelor of Occupational Therapy in 2019 at James Cook University in Townsville and graduated with Project Honours. She has experience working with children with Autism, Global Development Delay, ADHD, and FASD, II.

Jenn has also worked with adults who require Assistive Technology, functional capacity evaluations and reports, as well as provided therapy to assist with daily tasks. Jenn is passionate about advocating for her clients to ensure they can reach their maximum potential.

Her areas of interest include:

  • Fine motor skills
  • Gross motor skills 
  • Motor Planning 
  • Hand-eye coordination 
  • Handwriting and scissor skills  
  • Visual perceptual and visual motor development 
  • Social skills
  • Emotional regulation 
  • Sensory processing
  • Activities of daily living, such as eating, toileting, and dressing

Outside of work, Jenn enjoys taking her dog out, four-wheel-driving with her family and exploring the Kalgoorlie countryside. She also enjoys cooking, snorkelling, going to the beach, swimming, and arts & crafts.

Kaili Shaw

Occupational Therapist

Kaili completed her Bachelor of Science (Occupational Therapy) in 2017 and has since gained experience working with children with Autism, sensory processing difficulties, Global Developmental Delay, Cerebral Palsy and Down syndrome. Throughout her studies she also worked as a family support worker providing personalised supports to children and adults living with disability and their families.

She is passionate about having a holistic approach to healthcare to achieve overall well-being for her clients and their families. She has a strong focus on working collaboratively with clients, their families and all key stakeholders to ensure the best possible result is achieved.

Areas of interest:

  • Emotion regulation 
  • Sensory processing
  • Activities of daily living (e.g. eating, toileting, dressing)
  • Fine & gross motor development
  • Social skills
  • Hand-eye-coordination
  • Assistive technology / equipment 
  • Body awareness
  • Retained reflexes 

Outside of work she loves exploring the local swimming holes and gorges of the Pilbara region with her partner and young kids, spending time with her dachshund, and doing arts & crafts.

Zoe Tisdale

Occupational Therapist

Zoe has completed a Bachelor of Arts (Education) as well as a Bachelor of Science with a minor in Dance (Secondary Physical Education, Health and Dance teacher) and, more recently, graduated with a Masters of Occupational Therapy at Curtin University and has since worked as a professional OT for a number of years across both metro and regional areas in Victoria and Western Australia.

Her particular areas of high professional interest include:

  • Goss motor skills
  • Fine motor skills
  • Handwriting
  • Daily living activities including eating, toileting, showering etc
  • Function and mobility
  • Assistive technology and equipment prescription
  • Social skills

Outside of work, Zoe enjoys coaching gymnastics, going to the gym, keeping fit and going for walks.

Therapy Assistants

Emma Charneskie

Therapy Assistant

Emma is a native of Colorado, USA, but has lived in Western Australia for 5 years. Since moving, she has worked in multiple administrative roles and in the day care sector.

Emma is passionate about working with children and strongly believes that everyone deserves equal opportunity. She originally studied business but found a love in childhood education after working at the local day care in Tom Price.

When she isn’t at work, Emma can be found painting with oils or watercolours in her art studio. She can also be found enjoying family time with her husband and two kitties.

Harriet Adshead

Therapy Assistant

Harriet is a currently studying humanities with a focus on the criminal justice system and with the hope of majoring in psychology. Her previous courses of study have included nursing, and she has had lots of experience working with people with special needs through various stages of life.

Harriet is passionate about providing support and respite to families feeling isolated in regional communities, and bringing the general community together. Studying regionally has allowed her to gain a variety of techniques and cultivate an appreciation for the importance of holistic allied health care.

When she’s not working (or studying), Harriet can be found taking her Australian cattle dog to the beach for a swim.

Tracey Goldhawk

Senior Therapy Assistant

Tracey is trained in Early Childhood Education and worked as an educator for 25 years. She previously worked as an Education Assistant supporting an autistic student and then worked as a Therapist Assistant for a therapy centre for children with special needs. She has been working in the role of Therapy Assistant for the past four years. Tracey is very passionate about the education and wellbeing of young children and strives to deliver a dedicated all round approach to their development.

Tracey is married with two adult children and, after migrating from Zimbabwe to Australia in 2005, is delighted to now call Australia home. In her spare time, she likes to spend time with family and friends, as well as do some gardening. She is a keen crafter and up-cycler.

Miah Carr

Therapy Assistant

Miah is currently completing her Bachelor’s Degree in Psychology and Criminology at Murdoch University and is due to graduate at the end of 2022. She then plans to continue her studies with a Graduate Diploma of Psychology and, finally, a Masters in Applied Psychology. Areas of particular interest for her are developmental psychology, criminal behaviour, sensation and perception, and cognition.

She is driven by a passion to help others achieve anything they set their minds to, whether that is through the toughest times in their lives or in everyday life. No challenge is too big or too small!

Outside of work she can be found taking her dog on adventures or spending time with her family and friends.

Positive Behaviour Support (PBS) Practitioners

Ciana Cripps

Positive Behaviour Support & ABA Therapy Practitioner

Ciana works as both a Positive Behaviour Support (PBS) and Applied Behaviour Analysis (ABA) Practitioner. Before working as a therapist at One Central Health, she completed a Master’s degree in ABA from the National University of Ireland, Galway (NUIG) and received her Board Certified Behaviour accreditation in August 2021.

Ciana has worked in a variety of professional settings providing support to children, adults and their families. Her main area of expertise involves using the principles of ABA to manage challenging behaviours and increase skill acquisition in early intervention settings.

When she’s not busy with her very rewarding work, Ciana loves going to the beach, spending time with family and friends, and reading or listening to music.

Emilly Hockley

Positive Behaviour Support (PBS) Practitioner

Emilly is a trained and professional Positive Behaviour Support (PBS) Practitioner. In addition to her certificate in Positive Behaviour Practices from Monash University, her varied certifications and accomplishments include:

  • Graduate Diploma in Psychology, Swinburne University
  • Diploma of Counselling, Trainsmart
  • Neuro-linguistic programming, Wild Success Academy
  • Certificate IV in Ambulance, Medic One
  • Bachelor of Applied Sciences (Health and physical education/sports science), Notre Dame University

Emilly has a wealth of professional experience with extensive involvement in children’s sports development, Telethon Institute child health research, innovative medical drug trial development and support work. Her professional interest is in taking a holistic approach to understanding communication and behaviour, and channelling her fascination in human behaviour into her PBS work.

In her spare time, Emilly can be found at the beach, downhill mountain bike riding, or just about anything outdoors. When she’s not moving outside, she can be found reading a book, watching a doco or listening to a podcast.

Dietitians

Diana D’Auria

Dietitian

Diana is a dietitian with specialist training in the Sequential Oral Sensory (SOS) approach to feeding and an interest in Positive Behaviour Support (PBS).

She is a food enthusiast with a passion for helping people learn to enjoy all foods and manage their health without restrictive and depriving diets. Diana uses non-diet approach techniques, as well as intuitive and mindful eating principles, to help clients nurture a more positive relationship with food and their bodies. 

Diana specialises in helping people of all ages with chronic illness such as heart disease, Type 1 and Type 2 diabetes, high blood lipids and coeliac disease, as well as having experience in the management of under and over nutrition, eating disorders, food intolerances and gastrointestinal disorders. She is also interested in working with families who struggle with fussy eating and feeding problems.

Diana is a dedicated Ashtanga yoga practitioner and in her spare time enjoys cooking, fermenting and entertaining loved ones.

Administration

Emma Cox

Client Services Officer

Emma is the Client Services Officer for One Central Health South Lake and brings a varied administrative and professional background to the role. Passionate about helping connect clients with the services they need, she is dedicated to ensuring fast, efficient support for all of our families.

When Emma isn’t working hard she can be found using her spare time to read a book, preferably near a body of water!

Lila Skinner

Client Liaison Officer

Lila has extensive experience in a range of customer service roles including in the disability and community service sector, which she enjoys Previously, she has worked with the NDIS and other services in various capacities including as a support worker and support coordinator. This professional experience has allowed to build up an extensive understanding and familiarity with the sector and the NDIS itself.

When Lila is not working, she is busy finalising her final year of social work study or hanging out with her dog, Seymour Skinner.

Sarah-Jane Price

Autism Assessment Officer

Sarah-Jane brings extensive experience across a range of medical administrative and secretarial positions to her role as Autism Assessment Officer at One Central Health. Having worked for surgeons and speciality clinics throughout the UK and, more recently, Australia, she has developed a passion for helping others and ensuring patients/clients have a smooth, pleasant and non-stressful experience.

When Sarah-Jane isn’t at work, she enjoys spending time with her partner and 1-year-old son, as well as going for walks, working out, being active and having FDOs (Family Day Out).

Caris Henderson

Allied Health Officer (Regional WA)

Caris works as an NDIS Administrator and ensures that all of One Central Health’s approved NDIS participating clients receive smooth and efficient therapy and care.

Rachael Middlewick

Allied Health Officer (Perth Metro)

Rachael has a passion for helping families who have received or are in the process of searching for a diagnosis for their child. She understands the difficult journey these families experience and has both the experience and desire to help them receive the information and support they need to achieve the best outcomes for their child.

Additionally, Rachael has personal experience in accessing the NDIS and receiving and managing NDIS funding. She takes pride in being able to help families receive the funding they need to achieve the goals that best support their child.

Rachael, with her husband, is busy looking after three boys, and in her spare time enjoys walking along the beach or through the local bushland areas

Support Coordinators

Linda Morris

Support Coordinator

Linda is a Support Coordinator at One Central Health and has been working in Support Coordination for the past two years. Her previous roles in the disability services sector include therapy assistant, program facilitator, and family services manager.

She has extensive experience working with a wide range of individuals across all ages and abilities and a passion for using her great communication and relationship building skills to help individuals and their families. She loves all things NDIS and takes great pride in being able to empower individuals to achieve their goals by creating connections to service providers and their communities.

When Linda is not working, she can be found enjoying the Pilbara outdoors, paddle boarding, having coffee with friends, playing with her two dogs or watching a good Netflix series.

Sarah McAllister

Support Coordinator

Sarah was born in Hobart but has lived throughout WA for all of her adult life. After calling Kalgoorlie home for 13 years, she moved to Perth and is very much enjoying the being by the sea.

Sarah holds a Certificate IV in Disability and a Diploma in Community Service, as well as having worked as a therapy assistant, support worker, occupational therapy assistant and respite worker throughout the community sector.

She is passionate about helping people to live their best quality of life and working as an advocate to anyone who needs help in expressing their needs and wants. She loves assisting others in learning new skills and enabling them to live as independently as possible.

When Sarah isn’t working, she can be found camping (read: glamping) with her family and friends, going out for coffee at the best cafes Perth has to offer, going for walks with her children and spending time with friends.

Plan Managers

Annette Sparks

NDIS Plan Manager, Payroll Officer & Bookkeeper

Annette brings over 10 years of experience to her role as One Central Health’s NDIS Plan Manager and payroll officer/bookkeeper. She also holds a Certificate IV in Financial Services (Bookkeeping) and has worked extensively as a paralegal specialising in banking and finance.

When Annette’s not working, she loves entertaining, travelling and spending time with her family and friends.

Management

Alana Maley-Berg

CEO/Founder

Alana has a Bachelor of Psychology (UWA), Master of Education (Applied Behaviour Analysis) from Monash University and is currently undertaking a Master of Business Administration (University of Newcastle).

Over the past two decades Alana has been working as a psychologist and recently retired from clinical practise. She worked throughout the state of Western Australia over her years as a psychologist. Thanks to these experiences, Alana has developed a passion for ensuring easy access to multidisciplinary therapy for all Western Australians. The expansion of One Central Health across the state is a direct result of Alana travelling to many of the towns and regional centres across the state, and seeing the need for a greater range of high quality services for everyone to access.

In her spare time, Alana loves to travel, paint, and spend time with her family.

Keren Franklin

COO

Keren is One Central Health’s Chief Operations Officer. Keren has over 20 years of experience in administration, most recently having managed an early intervention centre in the Goldfields.  

Keren has also completed her Masters of Business Administration (MBA).

Outside of work, Keren enjoys spending time with her husband and two sons.

Maria Reid

Admin Manager

Maria has extensive and varied professional experience in numerous administrative and managerial positions. She has worked in numerous industries including employment, education, disability and community services and is passionate about drawing on her skills and experience for the benefit of One Central Health clients.

When not working, Maria enjoys spending time with her husband and three children, as well as relaxing with a good book, movie or TV show.

Aaron Posner

Communications & Business Development Officer

Aaron Posner graduated from Curtin University in 2014 where he completed a degree in commerce and economics, and has since worked in a variety of industries in corporate communication, sales, marketing and business development roles. Additionally, he has completed certificates and qualifications in both leadership and management. 

He has a particular passion for providing excellent communication services to corporations and helping to develop and implement business development strategies to grow and develop organisations.

When he’s not working, Aaron enjoys consuming as many books, films and podcasts as time allows.

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