Meet the team

A highly specialised neurological rehabilitation team

As the leading provider of neurological physiotherapy in South East Queensland, many of our
clinicians have post-graduate qualifications in Neurological Physiotherapy, and are actively engaged
in teaching and further education.

Jennie McCorkell

Jennie McCorkell

Director – Clinical

B.Physiotherapy UQ
M Physiotherapy (Neuro) Melb Uni

Jennie is the clinical director of MyTurn Rehabilitation.  Since graduating with a Bachelor of Physiotherapy from the University of Queensland in 1995, Jennie has gained extensive experience in the management of individuals with Neurological conditions across a number of clinical settings including acute, subacute and community teams. In 2004, she graduated from Melbourne University with a Masters in Neurological Physiotherapy.

Jennie returned to Brisbane in 2005 and established a private practice, bringing with her the expertise gained from working in Neurological Rehabilitation Centres in Melbourne and the United Kingdom.

Whilst Jennie’s experience spans the management of most neurological conditions, she has a particular interest in the management of spinal cord injury, stroke and traumatic brain injury. Jennie was awarded Titled Membership of the APA in June 2008.

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Randall Simon

Director – Non-clinical

B.Physiotherapy (1st Class Honours) UQ
Masters of Physiotherapy (Musculoskeletal) University of Melbourne

Randall is the non-clinical director of MyTurn Rehabilitation. Randall has had a diverse career in Physiotherapy for over 20 years, including working in the Private and Public Sectors in acute care and rehabilitation within the Musculoskeletal Physiotherapy field. Having founded MyTurn Rehabilitation with Jennie McCorkell in 2008, Randall continues to work with the MyTurn team to maintain our quality focus and provides consultation to Team Members on all things Musculoskeletal. Randall continues to work clinically in the Musculoskeletal field within the Public Health sector.

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Amanda Powell

Amanda Powell

Physiotherapist – Team Lead

BAppSci(HMS-Ex Sci)
(Hons) UQ
MPhysiotherapy UQ
GDNR UWA

Amanda is a neurological physiotherapist with primary interests in spasticity management, degenerative diseases and acquired brain injury. Amanda has been a physiotherapist for 15 years. Prior to working at MyTurn Rehabilitation she worked as the Rehabilitation Lead and Senior Neurological Physiotherapist at St. Andrew’s War Memorial Hospital, as well as roles in other public and private hospitals in Qld. Amanda has completed Bobath training.

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Amanda Smith

Amanda Smith

Physiotherapist

B.Physiotherapy (Hons) UQ

Amanda commenced as Physiotherapist with MyTurn Rehabilitation in January 2020. Since commencing practice she has worked to develop a collaborative and client centred approach to rehabilitation. She enjoys working with clients from all neurological backgrounds and has particularly appreciated her work with those recovering from spinal cord injury and stroke. The best part of her day is assisting my clients to participate in physical activity at the pool, gym, home, or anywhere.

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Anastasia Sechenova

Physiotherapist

B.Physiotherapy UQ

Anastasia graduated from the University of Queensland and commenced as physiotherapist with My Turn Rehabilitation. She has experience working in community-based roles and enjoys helping people achieve goals that are meaningful to them. Anastasia is passionate about rehabilitation across all neurological conditions and has a special interest in post-stroke rehabilitation and progressive neurological conditions.

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Caroline Wakefield

Physiotherapist

B. Applied Sci (Physiotherapy)

Uni of Sydney

After graduating from the University of Sydney, Caroline started working in a multimodal sports physiotherapy practice as a generalist musculoskeletal physiotherapy. Since then she has worked across a number of private practices, working with acute sporting and non-sporting injuries as well as more chronic musculoskeletal conditions. She moved up to Queensland in 2016 to start a family and has continued to work in the musculoskeletal field. 

Caroline is experienced in prescribing clinical pilates interventions as well as hands on manual therapy and functional exercise prescription. She has also worked in the aged care setting, assisting older people with a number of neurological conditions (e.g. post-stroke, Parkinson’s disease and Multiple Sclerosis) to improve their mobility and every day function. At MyTurn Rehabilitation Caroline assists patients with a range of neurological conditions and has a special interest in concussion and vestibular rehabilitation.

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Emma King

Physiotherapist

B.Physiotherapy (Hons)
Monash University

Graduating in 2015, Emma gained foundational skills working as a generalist rehabilitation physiotherapist for several years at one of Australia’s largest private hospitals in Melbourne before specialising in the field of neurology. Emma’s experience stems from working in inpatient neuro-rehabilitation managing progressive neurological disorders and acquired brain injuries.

Emma made the move to Brisbane and started working with MyTurn Rehabilitation in 2021. Emma believes in ‘movement for all’ and is passionate about empowering her clients to achieve their best. Although Emma welcomes clients from any background, she has a special interest in brain injury and concussion rehabilitation.  Emma is passionate about ensuring her clients have the opportunity to regain high level mobility and return to the exercise, sport or play that they love.

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Estelle Bailey-Whyte

Estelle Bailey-Whyte

Physiotherapist

BSc (Hons) Physiotherapy, The University of Salford
Graduate Certificate in Clinical Rehabilitation Flinders University

Estelle commenced working as a Physiotherapist in Manchester in 2009, starting her career in a large teaching hospital. She moved to New Zealand to work in rehabilitation and this has continued to be her area of interest. Estelle has worked with MyTurn Rehabilitation since arriving in Australia in 2015. She really enjoys working with people who have neurological conditions, developing treatment plans for patients in line with their goals, to achieve the best possible outcome. Estelle enjoys helping people with their mobility no matter what the condition. She has spent a lot of her career working with people following a stroke, from initial hospital admission to several years following the initial event. She have continued her education since qualifying, completing the Basic Bobath Course, Acupuncture, and a Graduate Certificate in Clinical Rehabilitation.

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Hayley Yeung

Physiotherapist

B.Physiotherapy UQ

Hayley graduated from the University of Queensland and joined MyTurn Rehabilitation. She has gained experience working with individuals with neurological conditions in hospital inpatient and community settings. Hayley is enthusiastic about supporting and empowering her clients to achieve their physical and life goals. She enjoys working with clients from all neurological backgrounds, with special interests in traumatic brain injury and functional neurological disorder rehabilitation.

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Holly Hitchener

Exercise Physiologist

B.Clinical Exercise Physiology QUT

Graduate Certificate in Neurological Rehabilitation Edith Cowan Uni

Holly graduated with a Bachelor of Clinical Exercise Physiology at Queensland University of Technology in Brisbane. Holly has gained her experience in private practice working with people living with a range of chronic conditions. In more recent years, Holly has gained an interest in supporting people living with neurological conditions. In particular, she has experience in Parkinson’s Disease, Multiple Sclerosis, Spinal Cord Injuries, Functional Neurological Disorder, Cerebral Palsy and Brain Injuries. Holly has worked with children as young as 7 through to older adults.

Holly has also completed her Graduate Certificate in Neurological Rehabilitation through Edith Cowan University.  She believes in movement as medicine and its ability to support individuals to achieve their best quality of life.

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Jacky Chiang

Physiotherapist

B.Physiotherapy UQ

Since graduating from the University of Queensland, Jacky has predominantly worked in the musculoskeletal private sector. He has gained years of experience and completed several courses to advance his expertise with injuries related to the shoulder, neck, headache, and dizziness. He also has experience in neurological rehabilitation in the community setting.   Jacky joined MyTurn Rehabilitation to further assist people with across a wide range of neurological presentations. He is passionate about delivering holistic care and developing treatments that are individualised to achieve desirable goals.

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Juhi Ranjit

Physiotherapist

B.Physiotherapy (Hons) UQ

After graduating from UQ, Juhi has worked predominantly in hospital settings in Brisbane and Melbourne, gaining experience in a variety of fields of physiotherapy. She also has experience working as a musculoskeletal physiotherapist in a private practice, including teaching Clinical Pilates.

Juhi enjoys working together with patients to achieve their best functional outcomes. She loves working with clients from all backgrounds, and has a special interest in brain injury, spinal cord injury and FND (functional neurological disorder).

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Jessica Crouch

Physiotherapist

B.Physiotherapy James Cook
University

Jessica has over 10 years clinical experience in all areas of neurology including the acute hospital phase, inpatient rehabilitation and community rehabilitation in both Australia and the United Kingdom. She has a special interest in brain injuries, spasticity management and vestibular rehabilitation. Jessica commenced worked for MyTurn Rehabilitation as a new-graduate from 2009-2011, before moving into roles within Queensland Health and the NHS and then returning to MyTurn Rehabilitation in 2015. During her time away from MyTurn Rehabilitation she worked as a Senior Physiotherapist- Neurology in the Brain Injury Rehabilitation Services at Princess Alexandra Hospital, and as a Senior Physiotherapist- Vestibular in the Logan Hospital Integrated Specialist ENT Service.

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Julian Sezenias

Physiotherapist

B.Physiotherapy ACU

Julian joined MyTurn Rehabilitation as a physiotherapist eager to specialise in neurological physiotherapy.  During his degree, he developed a special interest in the field and gained key experience whilst on placement at the Princess Alexandra Hospital’s Brain Injury Rehabilitation Unit. Julian enjoys working with all clients to reach their goals and strives to collaborate with clients and other stakeholders to achieve the best outcomes. He believes that getting back to what to you love and enjoy is the key to the success of any rehabilitation program. Julian is eager to learn and to continue growing in the area of neurological rehabilitation, with special interests in vestibular rehabilitation post acquired brain injury.

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Katarina Stroud

Physiotherapist

B.Physiotherapy USyd

Since graduating from the University of Sydney in 2001, Katarina has over 17 years of experience working as a physiotherapist predominantly in large teaching hospitals. Katarina’s interest in neurological rehabilitation started early when working as a new graduate at Sydney’s St Vincent’s Hospital where she saw a wide range of neurological conditions and the very latest in medical management. She was a Senior Physiotherapist in the Brain Injury Rehabilitation Service at the Royal Rehabilitation Centre in Sydney for 9 years, where she developed a special interest in brain injury rehabilitation. Having witnessed the incredible effects that neuroplasticity can have after neurological injury, Katarina loves helping each client to maximise their potential through functional retraining.

After making the move to the Gold Coast, Katarina was a senior rehabilitation physiotherapist at the Gold Coast Hospital and Health Service before moving into the community. It is Katarina’s strength and passion to improve the lives of individual’s affected by life-changing conditions and enable them to function as independently and safely as possible.  Katarina works with MyTurn Rehabilitation on a part time basis seeing clients in the Gold Coast community.

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Leah Vegh

Leah Vegh

Physiotherapist

B.Physiotherapy UQ

Leah has been working as a physiotherapist for 21 years. Her special interest areas are cardio respiratory and spinal cord injury management. She has worked in the Queensland Spinal Cord Injury Service (QSCIS) across the acute care, rehab and community continuum. She continues to work as an Advanced Physiotherapist at the Princess Alexandra Hospital as well as her work with MyTurn Rehabilitation providing respiratory physiotherapy for clients with neurological conditions in the community.

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Luke Di Trapani

Exercise Physiologist

B. Clinical Exercise Physiology QUT

Luke graduated from the Queensland University of Technology with a Bachelor of Clinical Exercise Physiology. Prior to starting at MyTurn Rehabilitation, Luke gained experience working with people living with a large range of chronic conditions and pathologies in a private practice setting. Throughout this time, Luke gained an interest in specifically working with and supporting people who are living with various neurological conditions and is looking to continue to develop in this space. Luke is a big advocate for exercise as medicine and enjoys working with all clients to improve their quality of life and health related outcomes through evidence-based practice.

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Maddy Grimes

Maddy Grimes

Physiotherapist

B.Physiotherapy UQ

Since graduating with a Bachelor of Physiotherapy from the University of Queensland in 2013, Maddy has had the opportunity to work in a variety of clinical settings and gain experience with a large variety of Neurological conditions. This ranges from acute neurosurgical and stroke wards, to out-patient clinics for long standing conditions. In 2016 Maddy moved to the United Kingdom and stayed for over three years, predominantly working in a Neurological Specialist Rehabilitation Unit. Upon returning to Australia in 2020 Maddy commenced her role in the MyTurn Rehabilitation team. Over the course of her career she has developed a specific interest in the management of stroke and spinal cord injury and the advancements in technology that can assist with the treatment of such conditions.

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Olivia Quinn

Exercise Physiologist

B. Clinical Exercise Physiology

UQ

Olivia graduated with a Bachelor of Clinical Exercise Physiology at the University of Queensland in Brisbane. Olivia has gained experience in private practice settings, working with people living with chronic conditions with the purpose to help improve their overall health and wellbeing through movement. She has gained an interest in helping people living with neurological conditions and is eager to continue to learn and grow in this area. Olivia believes that a holistic approach aids patients in achieving their goals and improving their health through activity and exercise.  In Olivia’s free time she enjoys cooking, hiking, and going surfing.

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Rebecca Gorwyn

Physiotherapist

B. Physiotherapy/B. Exercise Science – Griffith University

M. Clinical Rehabilitation – Neurological Physiotherapy – Flinders University

Rebecca is a physiotherapist with interests in stroke, traumatic brain injury, spinal cord injury, progressive neurological disorders and vestibular conditions.  Rebecca has worked in both the community, inpatient rehabilitation and acute neurological settings since 2013.  Rebecca completed her masters in Clinical Rehabilitation – Neurological Physiotherapy at Flinders University in 2022.  Rebecca has returned to MyTurn Rehabilitation in 2023 and is looking forward to assisting clients with their neurological physiotherapy rehabilitation.

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Isabel Monaghan

Administration Assistant

Isabel is MyTurn Rehabilitation’s Practice Administration Assistant and is at front desk to meet and greet all our clients as they come into the practice.  Isabel has a wealth of administration knowledge and assists staff and clients in the practice.  Isabel has worked for many years in administration roles covering a range of different business.  

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Teresa Warwick

Teresa Warwick

Practice Manager

B.Business QUT

Teresa is MyTurn Rehabilitation’s Practice Manager. Teresa assists the Directors with all the “behind the scenes” running of the practice including client onboarding and requests, accounting services, staff support, HR and IT system support. Teresa came to the practice from the Corporate environment after many years working
for Queensland Government in project management and governance roles and prior to that IT consulting. She loves the health industry and variety/challenges of the MyTurn Rehabilitation Practice Manager role.  Away from work she is a very busy mum to 3 teenagers.

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Rebecca Taylor

Administration Assistant

BSc (Applied Biology)
Griffith University
BHSc (Nutritional Medicine)
Endeavour College of
Natural Health
Diploma Redial Massage
TAFE

Rebecca has been working for MyTurn Rehabilitation since January 2011 in a variety of roles including administration and practice management and currently works part time supporting staff. Rebecca has always had an interest in health so commenced her career in health/medical administration for a Chiropractor during her first degree as well as working for other GPs and surgeons. She also had her own clinic for remedial massage for a number of years.

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