Lucille Roberts

Lucille Roberts

Principle Occupational Therapist

Practitioner of Hand Therapy

Lucille graduated from University of Queensland in 2003, and worked in a variety of Occupational Therapy roles in rural and metropolitan Queensland, then on to the UK to work for the NHS. On returning to Australia in 2007 Lucille started working full time in Hand Therapy and quickly realised this was where her professional interest would remain.

In 2011 Lucille completed the Certified Hand Therapy examination through the USA, and is an Accredited Hand Therapist as awarded by the Australian Hand Therapy Association.

Hands are so important and a crucial part of our ability to fulfil our daily tasks; work and leisure. Lucille enjoys working through the recovery process with her patients and seeing them achieve their maximum recovery. When not at work, Lucille likes to keep busy with reading, cooking and seeking out adventures for her young children.

Mia Mckellar-Basset

Mia McKellar-Basset

Senior Occupational Therapist

Practitioner of Hand Therapy

Mia graduated in 2012 with a Bachelor of Science in Occupational Therapy from the University of Cape Town. Mia was afforded the opportunity to work in both the public and private health care sectors in South Africa where her passion for hand therapy was ignited having been exposed to a wide range of injuries. Mia has been working in the field of hand therapy full time since the start of her career and has a special interest in education and climbing related hand injuries.

Mia served on the executive committee of the South African Society for Hand Therapists from 2015 – 2018 and joined a medical outreach team who traveled to Madagascar in September 2015 to provide workshops in support of the development of Occupational Therapy there.

In her free time Mia enjoys surfing, swimming, reading and exploring the outdoors.

Tammy Roberts

Tammy Roberts

Occupational Therapist

Practitioner of Hand Therapy

Tammy graduated in 2013 with an Honours in Human Kinetics and Ergonomics from Rhodes University in South Africa. Following this, she went on to complete her Master’s Degree in Occupational Therapy at the University of Queensland in Brisbane.

Tammy has worked in a variety of clinical OT areas whilst at the Gold Coast University Hospital in QLD, before relocating to Sydney and working at St Vincent’s Hospital in Darlinghurst.

Hand Therapy quickly became her passion and preferred area of practice after being exposed to a diverse range of hand and upper limb conditions. Tammy has a passion for facilitating a full recovery in people who have experienced hand injuries of a traumatic nature, sports-related conditions and paediatrics.

In her spare time, Tammy enjoys socializing, spending time at the beach, and going to spinning and yoga at the gym.

 

Kathryn Graham

Practice Manager

The calm and experienced voice of Kathryn will likely answer your phone call and schedule your appointment. She is well placed to answer most questions but will refer to the therapists for anything related to any specifics of your injury.

Clare Maple-Brown

Clare Maple-Brown

Practice Owner

Clare graduated from the University of Sydney with a Bachelor of Applied Science (Physiotherapy) in 2000 and worked at The Prince of Wales Hospital as a graduate.  She then found her love of Hand Therapy and worked in various private practices in Sydney and also in the NHS in the UK before founding Bondi Junction Hand Therapy in 2010.

She holds the following qualifications:

  • Graduate of Australian Institute of Company Directors (GAICD) and is currently a Board Member of the Maple-Brown Family Foundation and St Jude’s Early Learning
  • Accredited Hand Therapist as awarded by the Australian Hand Therapy Association and Certified Hand Therapist as awarded by the Hand Therapy Certification Commission (USA)
  • Member of Philanthropy Australia and the Australian Physiotherapy Association
  • Registered Physiotherapist with Australian Health Practitioner Regulation Agency

Clare is expecting her third child in Winter 2020, just when the COVID pandemic is due to peak in Australia.  For that reason she is currently spending her time in home isolation but remains in regular video, phone and e-mail contact with the practice.  She is extremely grateful for the dedication of her staff at this difficult time and is also very confident in their clinical skills and kind natures.

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