Next Wave addresses the need for a multifaceted health approach. Our dynamic and experienced team use treatment approaches grounded in scientific evidence, critical thinking and clinical reasoning.
We enrich everyday living by responding to individual needs. Our patients come first.
B.Sc. (Hons) Physiotherapy
Masters of Clinical Physiotherapy (Manipulative Therapy)
APA Titled Musculoskeletal Physiotherapist
Associate Member Australian College of Physiotherapists
Jonathan graduated from Cardiff University (UK) with a first class BSc (Hons) Degree in Physiotherapy. In the U.K., Jonathan worked in the public health system and also provided Physiotherapy for Welsh Premiership rugby. In 2009 Jonathan and his family emigrated to Western Australia. Since being in Australia, Jonathan has completed a Masters degree in Clinical Physiotherapy with a Manipulative Therapy major at Curtin University. Jonathan is currently completing specialisation training with the Australian College of Physiotherapy.
Jonathan has a special interest in treating neck, shoulder and spinal disorders using manual therapy, dry needling techniques and exercise prescription. To compliment his hands on treatment Jonathan runs Pilates classes and has undertaken Polestar Pilates’ extensive rehabilitation series for health care professionals and is a Dance Medicine Australia level 2 Pilates instructor.
Jonathan also works as a clinical tutor supervising students on the Masters of Clinical Physiotherapy degree for Curtin University. Outside of work, Jonathan enjoys spending time with his wife and young family. As a keen surfer, kite surfer and scuba diver, he likes to be in the water as much as he can.
Principal Occupational Therapist
B. Sc Occupational Therapy
Dip. App Sc Naturopathy
Co-convenor OT Pain Management Interest Group (WA)
Sasha graduated from Curtin University, Perth WA as an occupational therapist in 1992. Since then, she has worked in adult and older persons mental health, neuro rehabilitation and pain care in Australian & UK hospital, community rehabilitation, residential & private health settings. She has used an integrative approach in private practice since 2000.
Sasha has a special interest in treating persistent pain, sleep and mental health concerns. She is a registered provider of Focused Psychological Therapy under the Medicare Better Access to Mental Health initiative.
Sasha also works as a tutor at Curtin University.
Committed to best practice & a holistic approach Sasha has completed post graduate training in Naturopathy (Perth Academy of Natural Therapies, 2001); Acceptance & Commitment Therapy; Myo-Fascial Therapy, Mindfulness and 5 Elements Integrative acupressure.
Sasha enjoys silent moments, the ocean, creative pursuits and a cup of tea with friends.
B. Sc Occupational Therapy
Certified Yoga Teacher
Zoe graduated from Occupational Therapy at Curtin University in Perth, WA. She has since been working within a range of clinical areas at a private hospital in Perth, with experience primarily in rehabilitation.
With a keen interest in yoga and wellness, Zoe completed her 200hr Yoga Teacher Training Course in Goa, India, where she trained in both Hatha and Ashtanga styles of yoga.
Zoe has a special interest in recovery and wellness for both physical and psychological well being. She offers individual consultations and yoga classes at Next Wave Therapy.
Zoe enjoys being outdoors, rock climbing, camping, surfing and anything to do with the ocean!
Dip. App Sc Naturopathy
Emma is a Naturopath with over 17 years international experience. She graduated DUX of her class with over 6 awards, including Outstanding Student in Naturopathy and Distinguished Academic Performance in Nutrition.
Emma had 6 years clinical experience in Perth, WA before establishing her own clinic in East Sussex, UK. She returned to WA 3 years ago and adapted her clinic to a skype online service to continue treating clients in the UK and Europe.
Emma's area of special interest is women’s stress and fatigue, including thyroid and adrenal support and recovery of chronic exhaustive conditions such as Chronic Fatigue Syndrome and Fibromyalgia.
Emma has a passion for training. She presents internationally at seminars, provides peer mentoring and facilitates workshops. Past examples include ‘Stress in the Workplace’ for the Royal Borough of Kensington & Chelsea and has advised the National Health Service (UK) addressing shortcomings in services for people with chronic illness.
Living in Margaret River with her family, Emma enjoys walking her dog, kayaking on the river, sampling the local wines and reading blood test results in her spare time!
Emma consults at Next Wave Therapy every month and offers Skype consultations in between visits.
B.Sc Health Science (Human Anatomy and Physiology)
Steph graduated from Curtin University with a Masters in Physiotherapy. She had previously completed a Bachelor of Health Science with a major in Human Anatomy and Physiology from La Trobe University. Steph also has qualifications and experience in Matwork Pilates, ASCA Strength & Conditioning and Sports Training.
Steph has worked with a diverse range of sports teams including the number 1 Roller Derby team in the World and Australia, Victorian Roller Derby League, men and women's AFL, soccer and rugby.
Steph has a personal interest in keeping women strong and healthy throughout their life. Her passion is to help break down physical and mental boundaries preventing people from living the life that they want. In her spare time she can be found rock climbing, mountain biking and running women's mountain bike group rides to help encourage more diverse participation in the sport.
Belinda works 4 days a week in our front office reception and also helps with administration.
As a qualified beauty therapist with many years experience working in the retail sector, Belinda truly understands wellness. She's super organised, helpful and a great listener.
Belinda enjoys spending time with her family and friends and can sometimes be found SUP boarding on the river.
reception & Administration assistant
Zoey works 5 days in our front office reception.
Zoey has many years experience in the health industry as a pharmacy assistant.
Zoey enjoys spending time with friends.