Our Team

Pip Cullen

CEO & Occupational Therapist

Pip grew up on a farm in the Riverina. She moved to port in 2011 after spending a few years in Perth working in Paediatrics. Pip started her own private practice HOOT- Hands on Occupational Therapy in 2012 before founding the multidisciplinary practice All Together Therapy in 2014. Pip is driven to support children to be the best they can be and strives to bring the cutting edge services to our regional area. Pip and her Husband Nick renovated our beautiful clinic which opened mid 2020. Pip is a busy mum of 3 and enjoys spending time with her family. Pip is passionate about physical disabilities and movement disorders.

  • Bachelor of Health Science (Occupational Therapy)
  • Certified Contemporary Neuro Developmental Treatment
  • Certified Therasuit & Universal Exercise Unit (Spider Cage)
  • SOS Feeding Practitioner
  • Learn to Play Accredited

Nathan Varcoe

Practice Manager

Nathan moved to Port Macquarie in 2017 after spending most of his time in the New England area.  He has worked in disability for over 10 years and works behind the scenes at All Together Therapy to make sure things run smoothly.  Nathan has more than 15 years experience in leadership roles working in both not for profit and for profit organisations spanning several different industries. Nathan really enjoys working in a positive environment with such an energetic multidisciplinary team (and a good glass of red – or two).

Chris Boss-Walker

Senior Occupational Therapist

Chris grew up on the NSW South Coast and has worked and lived in Tasmania, Goulburn and Port Macquarie. Chris moved to Port Macquarie in 1993 and worked with children and adults at ADHC for 22 years before joining the ATT team in 2015. Chris is highly experienced with equipment and wheelchair prescription, paediatrics and disabilities. Chris is married to Robert and they have 4 adult children and 9 grandchildren. Chris loves gardening, quilting and spending time with her grandchildren.

  • Dip.OT
  • SOS Feeding Practitioner
  • DIRFloortime® Practitioner
  • Therapeutic Listening
  • Certified provider of The Listening Program.

Jessika Hender

Senior Speech Pathologist

Jessika grew up in country Victoria and completed her Bachelor of Health Sciences at La Trobe University before completing her Masters of Speech and Language Pathology at the University of Sydney. Jessika previously worked in private practice on the Central Coast before moving to Port Macquarie and joining the ATT team. Jessika loves spending time with family, friends and her cat. Jessika loves working with young children with multiple and complex needs. She enjoys helping children grow and learn through play and fun!

  • Master of Speech and Language Pathology
  • Bachelor of Health Sciences (Major: Rehabilitation Counselling)
  • Audiometry Screening and Assessment
  • Advanced SOS Feeding Practitioner
  • Sounds Write
  • DIRFloortime® Practitioner
  • Key Word Sign
  • Talk for Writing
  • Cervical Ausciltation
  • Learn to Play Accredited

Alex Cox

Senior Physiotherapist

Alex is a busy mum of 3 boys, she enjoys the beach and being active. She has worked with kids across multiple states and overseas. Alex has also worked for an orthopedic company and has a strong understanding of childhood gait. Alex joined ATT in 2015 and has provided consults to our clients intermittently ever since.

  • Bachelor of Physiotherapy

Cassie Pollitt

Occupational Therapist

Cassie grew up in Port Stephens. She worked in Paediatrics and Disabilities for 7 years in the Newcastle area.  After moving to Port Macquarie with her growing family in 2009 she has continued to assist children with disabilities in the Port Macquarie area.  Cassie began working at ATT in 2018. Cassie enjoys working with children, their parents and other Health Professionals to bring a team approach to therapy.  She believes all children have strengths and aims to celebrate these whilst working toward their goals. 

  • Bachelor of Health Science (Occupational Therapy- Honours)
  • DIRFloortime® Practitioner
  • Learn to Play Accredited

Clay Day

Occupational Therapist

Clay joined the ATT team at the start of 2018 and has brought a passion for pretend play. Clay enjoys working with parents to support their children to reach their potential and believes that every child will do well if they can. She is passionate about developing co-regulation skills and using everyday items in play. Clay also enjoys gardening, mountain bike riding and being a step mum to our therapy dog Lexi.

  • Bachelor of Arts, Extended Major Psychology, Minor Geography
  • Master of Occupational Therapy Studies
  • SOS Feeding Practitioner     
  • Learn to Play Accredited
  • DIRFloortime® Practitioner

Maddie Chewings

Occupational Therapist

Maddie grew up on a farm in Dubbo before moving to Port Macquarie in January 2018 to be  closer to the coast. Maddie’s passion for Occupational Therapy began whilst working as a Teacher’s Aide in a support unit in her local high school. Maddie is passionate about working with the person as a whole and ensuring all aspects of life to promote wellbeing and function. Maddie is a keen supporter of surfing the spectrum and has been the driver in bringing Sense Rugby to Port Macquarie. Maddie also co-facilitates OneWave Fluro Friday’s, raising awareness for mental health.

  • Bachelor of Occupational Therapy (Honours)
  • SOS Feeding Practitioner
  • DIRFloortime® Practitioner
  • Learn to Play Accredited

Meagan Van Aswegen

Occupational Therapist

Since joining our team in 2018 Meagan has developed her OT skills in a range of areas particularly promoting connections and relationships for kids and their families. Meagan is passionate about holistic care and engagement in mainstream activities including sports, dance, surfing and art. You will usually find Meagan turning sessions into dance parties or trying out her best (worst) jokes.

  • Bachelor of Occupational Therapy (Hons Class 1)
  • Certified Therasuit & Universal Exercise Unit (Spider Cage)
  • DIRFloortime® Practitioner
  • SOS Feeding Practitioner

Madison Olsen

Speech Pathologist

Madison is a local to the Port Macquarie region and went on to complete her Bachelor of Speech Pathology (Honours) at the University of Newcastle. Madison started her career working in Taree, working with both a paediatric and adult population before transitioning to ATT in 2019. Madison is eager to pursue her interests in helping others with communication difficulties to use their voice to the best of their ability. Madison enjoys being active and socialising with friends.

  • Bachelor of Speech Pathology (Honours)
  • Hanen – It Takes Two to Talk®
  • Sounds Write
  • SOS Feeding Practitioner
  • DIRFloortime® Practitioner
  • Cervical Auscultation
  • Learn to Play Accredited

Talya Parsons

Speech Pathologist

Talya is a born and bred Port Macquarie local. Following her studies, Talya spent time working in rural and regional areas of Queensland before returning to Port Macquarie in 2020. Tayla enjoys exploring our local region and finding its hidden gems. Her passion for pursuing a career in speech pathology was strongly influenced from her previous work as a disability support worker. Talya enjoys working with children and their families to empower them to work towards their goals. Her areas of interest include speech sound disorders, voice and AAC.  

  • Bachelor of Speech Pathology 
  • SPEAK OUT!® and LOWD Crowd®   
  • Picture Exchange Communication System (PECS) 
  • DIRFloortime® Practitioner
  • Sounds-Write 
  • AUSLAN Certificate II 

Jayden Daley

Physiotherapist

Jayden completed his Degree in Physiotherapy at the University of Newcastle and joined ATT as a Physio in 2021. Jayden has a special interest in chronic pain and paediatrics. He received a NAPA placement scholarship in 2020 which further developed his interest in working with children. Jayden is also a keen sportsman with a passion for Rugby.

  • Bachelor of Physiotherapy (Honours)
  • DIRFloortime® Practitioner

Joss Hewitt

Allied Health Assistant

Joss is a Port Macquarie local having grown up here in our beautiful community. She lives here now with her husband and two young children. After being actively involved for many years with Speech Therapy and Occupational Therapy for her own family she decided to turn her passion into a career and is currently working towards becoming an Occupation Therapy Allied Health Assistant. She works under the supervision of our team of Therapists assisting in sessions and developing resources for families to help them achieve their goals

  • Cert 4 AHA Occupational Therapy (currently studying)
  • DIRFloortime® Practitioner

Sharin Holland

Finance Officer

Sharin grew up in Western Sydney. She and her husband moved to Forster in 2011 and started a café before moving to Port Macquarie last year and opening Swirl Frozen Yoghurt and Lolly Shop. Sharin came to work for ATT in 2020 to explore her passion for numbers and accounting.  She now does our finance and accounts 2 days per week whilst juggling her own businesses.