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About Us

Kids That Go Therapies Provides:

  • Up to date therapy services for children with toileting, self care, development, learning, sensory, anxiety or behavioural needs
  • An opportunity to have your questions explored and answered
  • Compassionate care with a focus on developing or restoring the child’s independence
  • Communication with education and other health professionals to achieve greater continuity of care
  • Medicare (CDMP) and NDIS registered services.

Meet Our Team

Rebecca Khan
Occupational Therapist, Director
(B.OccThy, GradDipDivinity)

  • Continence specialist
  • Developmental & sensory assessment
  • Anxiety & behaviour
  • Chronic illness 

Since graduating from the University of Queensland in 2001, I have predominantly worked in the areas of child development and continence. However my greatest training comes from raising 3 children. My passion is to serve local families who are tackling tough issues such as wee/poo troubles, difficult behaviours, difficulties at school and unique sensory processing characteristics. My approach is informed by evidence-based practice and deep understanding of the physiology of the human body, however I strive to balance these with practical ‘real world’ solutions tailored to the individual family’s situation.

In my down-time I love time with my family, chatting with friends over coffee, card making and walking our puppy Sally.

Rebecca is frequently asked to speak on the topic of Paediatric Continence in Australia and wrote the Conquering Wees & Poos (© Queensland Health) learning package for other clinicians at the Lady Cilento Children's Hospital in 2011. If you are interested in having her inservice your team or organisation, please Contact Us.

Rebecca is registered to receive Enhanced Primary Care/Chronic Disease Management Plan referrals from GP's.

Breanna Foley
Occupational Therapist
B.OccThy (Hons)

  • Continence
  • Sensory processing
  • Handwriting & fine motor

I have experience in school, home and clinic based therapy working with children of a range of ages and abilities. Whilst most of my role at Kids that Go is based in the clinic, I enjoy working closely with families and teachers to understand how best to support the child across settings.

I tailor my sessions to target each child’s specific needs while celebrating their strengths and having some fun along the way. I am constantly delighted by each child’s unique personality and look forward to working with your family.

Outside of work you'll find me hiking and brunching with friends and having play dates with my niece and nephews.

Breanna is registered to receive Enhanced Primary Care/Chronic Disease Management Plan referrals from GP's.

Shayla Thayer
Occupational Therapist
(B.OccThy)

  • Continence and self-care
  • Emotional regulation
  • Developmental and sensory assessment

I am passionate about supporting children and families to be heard and feel empowered.  I enjoy working collaboratively to support children to increase their independence and confidence in everyday tasks, whilst cultivating a therapeutic connection through play. I have a keen interest in the areas of self-care, including toileting and sleep and supporting development in the early years.

My experience as an Occupational Therapist since graduating in 2006, ranges from working in developmental paediatrics, school transition support and child, youth and adult mental health. As a mother, I have lived experience supporting and advocating for a child with additional needs, which further fuels my empathy and professional commitment to continue to empower others through evidence based, family-centred therapy.

Outside my professional life, I love to spend time with my family by the water, exploring new places and capturing memories with my camera along the way.

Shayla is registered to receive Enhanced Primary Care/Chronic Disease Management Plan referrals from GP's.

Lucy Powers
Occupational Therapist
(B.OccThy)

  • Child development
  • Self-care
  • Capacity building

Since graduating in 2008 from University of Queensland I have worked predominately with children here in Brisbane and in London within a range of multidisciplinary teams in clinic-based, school, home and hospital settings.

I enjoy working with children and their families to help them develop independence and confidence in everyday activities. Hearing about the small (and big) wins from parents is something I really love, and I especially enjoy the feedback from children on their achievements. I strive to work collaboratively with children and their parents to problem solve specific ideas and strategies that will work for them at home/school on a daily basis. In addition to working collaboratively with families, I value working with other clinicians/health professionals involved in the child’s care.

I contract to Kids that Go on a Saturday morning and work for Queensland Health during the week. My work at Queensland Health involves a project role, as well as being part of a multidisciplinary team that assesses and helps parents to understand their child’s development, and links them with appropriate community services.

Outside of work I enjoy brunching, socialising and planning the next travel adventure.

Lucy is registered to receive Enhanced Primary Care/Chronic Disease Management Plan referrals from GP's.

Anna Young
Counsellor, Registered Nurse
Bachelor of Nursing, Grad.Dip Nursing (Mental Health), Masters of Counselling.

  • Supporting parents
  • Helping children and teenagers
  • Living with chronic illness & disability, including diagnosis, treatment and prognosis
  • Coping with grief and loss

I am an experienced Registered Nurse and Counsellor, having worked with adults, teenagers and children, and their families, for over 20 years. I have worked in many different clinical settings in public and private hospitals, and also in community mental health centres. As well, I have worked briefly as a telephone counsellor with Kids Helpline.

For the past thirteen years, I have worked as a Clinical Nurse Counsellor at the Wesley Hospital in Brisbane. In this role, I have gained extensive experience supporting individuals and their families, as they face significant health challenges either of an acute or chronic nature.

My counselling practice is client centred and compassionate. I strive to create a welcoming environment where people feel safe, understood and heard.  I endeavour to build trusting, therapeutic relationships, and I value seeing people as a whole, and not by their presenting concern or challenge.  I practice in accordance with my values of integrity, empathy, honesty, compassion, connectedness and acceptance.

When I am not working, I love spending time with my family, including two school-aged children. I am passionate about nutrition, cooking and eating whole foods and sharing this with my family.

Erin Mavity
Therapy Assistant

 

  • Chronic illness
  • Mental health
  • Capacity building

I have been working as part of the Kids That Go family since 2017, but have more recently started working in a patient-based capacity as a Therapy Assistant. I am a passionate advocate for those who are faced with chronic illness, mental illness and disability. I take great care to ensure my approach is influenced by my core values of empathy, inclusivity, respect, trust and dignity.

Whilst not at work I enjoy spending time with family & friends, crafting, reading and snuggling with my animals.

Erin is currently undertaking a Certificate IV in Allied Health Assistance with TAFE Queensland.

Looking for support as you negotiate each day with your little person?

Why not check out our Parent Workshops for current information and discussion with experienced clinicians.

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How we can help:

Continence

We are the toileting specialists, caring for kids with poo or wee issues, day or night, through tailored evidence-based programs.

 

 

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Child Development

Self care, sensory processing, school readiness, fine motor, handwriting, anxiety and behaviour. Growing up is a busy thing!

 

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Kids with Disabilities

The pathway to growing up takes it's own track sometimes. We are here to help with tailored, experienced care, advocacy and skill development.

 

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Kids with Chronic Illness

Growing up can take tricky, unexpected turns. With personal experience and compassion, we are here to help both kids and families grow through these challenges.

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