Meet the team

Natalie Salib
Co-Director of Kids’ Care Centre
Principal Speech Pathologist

Natalie completed a Bachelor of Speech Pathology in 2007 at La Trobe University Bundoora. Over the past 10 years, Natalie has worked in a broad range of paediatric settings including a multidisciplinary team within the Education Department, adopting the Key Worker model in Early Childhood Intervention as well as spent 10 years establishing and growing a thriving private practice.

Alex Chinner
Co- Director of Kids Care
Principal Occupational Therapist

 Alex has a Bachelor degree in Occupational Therapy (hons) and has a wide variety of experience working with children in home, clinic, childcare, kindergarten and school settings. Alex has a wealth of knowledge in developmental milestones, therapy and assessments.
Alex is passionate about high quality allied health practice and enjoys teaching children and parents through play.

Marisa Tisocco
Speech Pathologist

Marisa completed a Bachelor of Applied Science and Masters of Speech Pathology in 2018. Marisa enjoys developing rapport with children as well as creating exciting and creative session plans around speech, language and fluency. Marisa enjoys visiting clients at school and kinder to ensure they are achieving their full potential in a range of settings.

Stephanie Milesi
Speech Pathologist

Stephanie completed a Bachelor of Science and Masters of Speech Pathology; she has been working within the practice for over year and has developed extensive experience with an Early Intervention population as well as working with children who have speech and language deficits as well as additional needs. Stephanie is passionate about extending the child’s skills through play and building their parent’s capacity.

Rachel Borazio
Speech Pathologist

Rachel completed a Bachelor of Health Science and Masters of Speech Pathology in 2019 but has also previously completed a Bachelor of Psychology. Rachel enjoys building meaningful relationships with her clients and working with children of varying capacities. Rachel is looking forward to working in partnership with her clients and their parents to help them achieve their goals.

Marina Youssef
Occupational Therapist

Marina has a Bachelor in health Science and Masters in Occupational Therapy degree and enjoys helping children develop their handwriting and motor planning skills and regulate their emotions. Marina learns more about children by visiting schools, kindergarten and childcare centres to complete observations and provide intervention when needed.

Marina is passionate about working with children, their families and teachers to promote participation and engagement in every day activities at home, kinder and school settings.

Carla De Pasquale
Occupational Therapist

Carla has a Bachelor degree in Occupational Therapy (hons). Carla enjoys engaging children through play and recognises the importance of providing children with therapy that is both fun and innovative, to keep them engaged and motivated to achieve their goals. Carla also enjoys working with parents to provide them with the necessary support and education to nurture their child’s growth and development.

Carla enjoys all aspects of Occupational Therapy, however, has a special interest in developing and enhancing children’s fine and gross motor skills, and building children’s confidence and overall self esteem. 

Cassandra Nesci
Therapy Assistant/Provisional Psychologist

Cassandra completed a Bachelor of Health Science and Psychology, and is now completing the Masters of Psychology at Australian Catholic University. Cassandra is passionate about working with children, their families and their educators within a multidisciplinary team.

She is passionate about providing early intervention in order to promote holistic wellbeing and enable a higher level of functioning within the home, school and social environments. 

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