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
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 is co-convenor for the Occupational Therapy Pain Management Interest Group (WA). She also works as a tutor in mental health and group therapy 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 and creative pursuits.
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.
Zac graduated from Notre Dame University with a Bachelor of Physiotherapy and is currently undergoing Polestar Pilates’ extensive rehabilitation series.
Zac has a particular interest in all injuries associated with tennis and hockey, as well as treating shoulder and knee injuries.
Zac was initially drawn to Physiotherapy through his extensive sporting history and many years of using Clinical Pilates to aid his own rehabilitation. This background has helped Zac develop a passion of movement based rehabilitation, through to his professional career. Zac now utilises his broad knowledge, experience to offer a comprehensive movement approach to Physiotherapy.
In his spare time Zac plays competitive tennis, previously at state grade and has played competitive hockey at top grade. He has also spent many years on the beach with Surf Lifesaving Western Australia and the City of Perth Surf Lifesaving club.
Reuben works front of house on reception two days a week.
He is currently studying Primary School Teaching at Notre Dame University. Reuben is an avid golfer and plays at state competition level with Fremantle Gold Club. Reuben also enjoys running Youth Camps and time with his family and friends.
Practice Manager assistant / reception
Zoey works in front office reception and assists with practice administration five days a week.
With over a decade of experience in the health industry as a qualified pharmacy assistant and data base manager, Zoey is motivated, efficient and will follow up all your enquiries.
Zoey loves helping people and in her spare time enjoys yoga, bush walking and time at the beach.