The Queensland Rheumatology Services Staff

Jennifer Adib

Jenny comes from a nursing background which provides her with a perfect combination of health knowledge and gentle touch, a truly valuable member of the team in the forefront. She tirelessly pursues the patient enquiries until the desirable outcome has been achieved.

The Admin Team

The reception team are a dynamic group who are there to support our patients and their families every day.
From left: Yu-Ling, Anne, Mia, and Zoe. Sitting: Jenny

Nicole Haynes - Physiotherapy

Nicole has enjoyed working with children for many years. Before becoming a physiotherapist, Nicole completed a Bachelor’s Degree in Human Movement Science and spent a number of years working as a personal trainer which included developing school gym programs and implementing strength programs for children with disabilities.

Nicole has also worked as a swimming instructor/coach and spent 4 years abroad working as a nanny. Upon completion of her physiotherapy degree Nicole followed her passion to become the managing partner of Q Paediatrics; with the aim to provide physiotherapy services exclusively to children.

Nicole provides physiotherapy services for children of all ages. She has developed and coordinates Hard Core Kids ® which is a unique class program specifically designed to optimise the physical development of children. Nicole understands the impact a child’s physical profile may have on all areas of a child’s development and life satisfaction. She gets immense satisfaction from helping children achieve their potential.

Daniel van Hoof-Harkin - Podiatrist

Daniel’s interest in podiatry started after being a patient of My Foot Dr when he was just a teenager. Despite leaving school and initially studying science and business, he re-entered university as a mature-aged student and graduated from the Queensland University of Technology with honours.

Before recommencing study, Daniel worked as a retail manager and then spent nearly a decade working as a disability support worker with people with autism. After he was accepted into QUT, he came back to My Foot Dr and started working in the orthotic laboratory where he gained invaluable hands-on experience in the manufacture of thousands of pairs of orthoses.

Since graduating, he has maintained a passion for learning and has actively sought to increase his knowledge by attending courses and conferences to better meet the needs of his patients. Outside of podiatry, Daniel has spent over 15 years as a rowing coach, working with both children and adults, from beginners to elite athletes.

He also enjoys cycling to stay (relatively) fit, and has a passion for being creative with his hands, be it building a model, to wood-working to keep himself occupied when not working, Daniel enjoys treating biomechanical and paediatric patients.

Reuben Wurm - Psychology

BPsych (Hons), MPsych (Clin), MAPS, MCCLP

Reuben is an endorsed Clinical Psychologist registered with the Psychology Board of Australia. He completed his undergraduate degree in Psychology with Honours and a Master of Clinical Psychology Degree at the University of Queensland (UQ).

He has worked in both a private practice setting and in the public health system for the Adult Community Mental Health Service, the Child and Youth Mental Health Service (CYMHS), the Royal Children’s Hospital and the Prince Charles Hospital in Brisbane.

His experience ranges from the diagnosis and treatment of severe and complex mental health presentations in adults, through to the treatment of emotional difficulties in children. In his private practice, Reuben sees a range of patients from children through to adults, from all walks of life.

Associations & Memberships Reuben is registered with Medicare and is a member of the Australian Psychological Society and the APS College of Clinical Psychologists.

Bridget Harding – Occupational Therapist

Bridget’s passion for meaningful participation in everyday activities is what drove her to become an Occupational Therapist. She graduated from the University of Queensland with a Bachelor of Occupational Therapy (Honours) and has taken particular interest in the Hand Therapy and Paediatric therapy. Bridget is currently an Associate member with the Australian Hand Therapy Association and is working towards accreditation.

Over the years Bridget has gained experience in a range of paediatric and hand therapy environments. Throughout university Bridget worked as a teacher aid, assisting children with disabilities to participate at school. Bridget also volunteered at Extend Rehabilitation gaining valuable experience which led to her current position as a Hand Therapist.

Bridget provides Occupational Therapy services for individuals of all ages. She is aware of the impact a diagnosis can have on a child and how this can affect their participation in expected childhood activities. Bridget aims to develop a strong rapport with her clients in order to provide them with the tools to independently manage their diagnoses and symptoms to enable participation in meaningful occupations throughout their lives.

Arthur- Therapy Dog

Arthur joined the team in April 2018, having enrolled in puppy school, aiming to play with everyone in the practice, to bring more love and happiness to the place.

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