Our Collingwood Street clinic is located in the heart of Hamilton, and we have four onsite carparks situated behind our clinic for your convenience. Our amazing multidisciplinary team offering services in Occupational Therapy, Physiotherapy and Psychology, will see you are well supported through your rehabilitation journey. You do not need a doctors referral to attend our clinic.
Kayla HaynesOccupational Therapist
Summer WilliamsOccupational Therapist
Cellina FraserOccupational Therapist
Milly EmeryOccupational Therapist
Jess van VelthoovenPhysiotherapist
Lara ChandlerSenior Occupational Therapist
Kimberley LeahyOccupational Therapist
Physiotherapist Advanced Diploma Orthopaedic Manual Therapy 1990 AUTMost recently 6 years in private practice in Leamington Cambridge, before this 5 years in earthquake affected Christchurch. Before this medical director for Auckland City FC.Physiotherapist at Central United FC after owner operator of Epsom Physiotherapy Clinic 1991 to 1996.\ Interest : Communication, ethics chronic pain management Health equity.
Bachelor of Occupational Therapy, NZROT
I graduated from my Batchelor of Occupational therapy degree in 2022. During this time I gained experience working in Older Persons Rehab, Child and Adolescent Mental Health, Conductive Education & Adult mental health inpaitent day programs.
I love playing competitive level netball and going to the gym to keep an active lifestyle. I also enjoy going to the beach with friends and family when the sun is out and baking in my spare time.
Bachelor of Occupational Therapy
Summer is a new graduate Occupational Therapist who studied at the Wintec, Hamilton campus straight after high school. Originally from Te Aroha, a small Waikato town, Summer is excited to be apart of the Body in Motion team and to continue developing her skills.
Outside of work, Summer enjoys spending time with family and friends, adopting animals, going on outdoor walks and watching movies.
Bachelor of Occupational Therapy (BOcc Ther), NZROT, MNZAOT
Cellina grew up in Whakatane and moved to Kirikiriroa in 2010. For much of her working life, Cellina worked as a Dispensing Optician where she worked in Visual Therapy and Low Vision fields. Mor recently, she has also worked as a Brain Injury Rehabilitation Assistant. Cellina graduated in 2021 from Otago Polytechnic, completing a lifelong goal of becoming a Occupational Therapist.
In her spare time, Cellina loves to participate in CrossFit, Football and fostering retired greyhounds before they move on to their forever homes.
Bachelor of Occupational Therapy
Milly is an experienced clinician who has worked in Community Teams across Counties Manukau District Health Board and Waikato District Health Board. Within her time practicing in the DHB community setting, she worked with a range of adults in their homes who presented with varied diagnoses from progressive neurological to age related conditions. Milly is experienced in equipment solutions and gained complex housing and wheelchair and seating accreditation within this role. Milly then went on to work as a private contractor working across districts primarily picking up wheelchair and seating contracts. Last year she gained experience working in pediatrics across special needs schools and seeing private clients with a focus on fine motor skills, gross motor and sensory processing.
Milly lives in Raglan with her two little girls and feels fortunate to live a very active and social life in an incredible place with some pretty cool people surrounding them. Outside of work, Milly enjoys running, pilates, yoga and nature.
Jess van Velthooven
Jess graduated from AUT at the end of 2016 and has been a physiotherapist for over 5 years and has worked in private practice since graduating, enjoying the challenges this brings. Over the years Jess has completed her certificate in orthopeadic manual therapy through the NZMPA and has also worked with rugby teams. Jess is passionate about helping all her patients reach her goals and has a keen interest in vocational rehabilitation and pain management.
Jess moved to the Waikato a couple of years ago and loves this area of New Zealand. Outside of work Jess loves spending time being active in the outdoors and time with friends and family!
BHSc (Occ. Ther), NZROT, MNZAOT, NZBA.
Lara was born in Thailand and spent her later schooling and the majority of her working career in multi-cultural South Auckland, completed further studies in the UK, volunteered in the Solomon Islands and is now enjoying the rural community life of the South Waikato.
Professionally, Lara has been privileged to work with people from all age groups (2 years and over), in a variety of settings including preschools, schools, homes, workplaces and the wider community. Currently Lara is relishing the challenges and achievements that come with being part of the Body In Motion whanau.
Out of work, Lara is busy keeping up with her two boys and fabulous husband. Nga Mihi, Lara.
Bachelor of Health Science (Occupational Therapy) – BHSc (Occ. Ther.) Bachelor of Sport and Leisure Studies – BSpLS New Zealand Registered Occupational Therapist – NZROT Member of New Zealand Association of Occupational Therapists – MNZAOT
Kim qualified as an Occupational Therapist in 2010 having previously studied Sport and Leisure Studies at Waikato University. She started her career working in brain injury rehabilitation before heading overseas to travel. Kim has recently returned to New Zealand after 8 years working in the United Kingdom in a range of community and inpatient roles. Kim is passionate about working within Community Rehabilitation and working with clients to achieve their goals and to optimise participation and performance in a person’s everyday life.
Outside of work Kim likes to keep active, enjoys spending time with family and friends, and as is looking forward exploring more of beautiful Aotearoa.