About Us

Our Lively Eaters team consists of a range of experienced paediatric therapists from Dietetics, Infant Mental Health, Paediatrics, Occupational Therapy and Speech Pathology.  We work together in a holistic way to support families with the many inter-twined factors which we know impact on and can be caused by children with feeding challenges.

Emily Lively – Director
– Paediatric Speech Pathologist –

Qualifications:
BAppSc (Speech Pathology)
Member Speech Pathology Australia (PSR)

Emily has worked within paediatric inpatient, outpatient and community Speech Pathology since 2000. Read More

Michelle Barmby
– Paediatric Occupational Therapist –

Qualifications:
BAppSc (Occupational Therapy)
Member of Occupational Therapy Australia
Registered therapist with AHPRA

Michelle has over 10 years experience as an Occupational Therapist, primarily in the public health arena.  She has experience working with clients & families across hospital and rehabilitation settings, client’s homes and community settings. Read more.

Kristy Collins
– Paediatric Speech Pathologist –

Qualifications:
BAppSc (Speech Pathology)
Member Speech Pathology Australia

Kristy is passionate about working with and supporting children and families. Since 2000, Kristy had worked within community health and paediatric mental health settings across metropolitan Adelaide, country South Australia and the United Kingdom. Read more.

Rachel George
– Paediatric Dietitian –

Qualifications:
Accredited Practising Dietitian
Bachelor of Nutrition and Dietetics
BAppSc (Exercise and Sports Science)

Rachel is an Accredited Practising Dietitian with over 17 years experience. Read More

Amalie Hooper
– Office Manager –

Amalie has over 16 years experience in administration and customer service and brings a friendly and professional manner to our front office and administration services. She looks forward to helping you when you next contact or visit the Lively Eaters office. Read more.

Georgina Holloway
– Paediatric Speech Pathologist –

Qualifications:
BSc Clinical Language Sciences (Speech & Language Therapy)
Post Basic Dysphagia Qualification (UK)
Member of Speech Pathology Australia
Member of Royal College of Speech & Language Therapists (UK)

Georgina qualified as a speech pathologist in the U.K. in 1996 and is passionate about speech pathology.  Over the past 21 years she has provided speech pathology services across Australia and the North of England.  Read More

She has worked across all areas of paediatric domains including government, not for profit and private services, working in community and private clinics, clients’ homes, hospitals and schools.  She helps children with a range of challenges including Autism Spectrum Disorder, communication disorders, developmental delays, and physical impairments to eat and communicate.

Over the course of her career Georgina has completed many courses and worked along a variety of other professionals, developing her skills in the areas of Autism Spectrum Disorders, Sensory Processing Disorder and breast feeding.

Georgina strives to be excellent in all she does and prides herself on building genuine relationships with her clients and their families.  She believes that, with a strong foundation, all children can achieve their true potential.

Georgina has just moved to Adelaide with her husband and two daughters (11 & 13) from private practice and the Mater Hospital in Queensland where she was focussing on communication and feeding skills from birth to teens.  She is excited to be working at Lively Eaters and looks forward to working alongside parents and families to improve your children’s lives.

Lynly Mader
– Infant Mental Health Therapist –

Qualifications:
BAppSc (Occupational Therapy)
Diploma of Infant Mental Health

Member of AAOT & WAIMH

Lynly has over 27 years working with families experiencing multiple adversities. In this time she has worked both within Mental health and Paediatric settings, within inpatient, outpatient and community development programs. Read more.

Lindy Parfrey

Lindy Parfrey
– Paediatric Dietitian –

Qualifications:
Bachelor of Science
Masters in Nutrition and Dietetics
Accredited Practising Dietitian

Lindy is an Accredited Practising Dietitian with experience working in children’s hospitals in both Australia and the United Kingdom. Since 2000, Lindy has worked with infants, children and adolescents with a wide range of nutritional needs and has written food and nutrition policy for Childcare Centres and Children’s Centres. Read more.

Dr Therese Post
– Paediatrician –

Qualifications:
Bachelor of Medicine, University of Adelaide – 2000
Fellowship (Paediatrics) Royal Australasian College of Physicians – 2007

Prior to commencing private practice Therese has worked at the Mildura Base Hospital in Victoria (2007-2011), the Mt Gambier Hospital in SA (2013-2015) and the Women’s & Children’s Hospital (SA). Read more.

Skye Shute

Skye Shute
– Speech Pathologist –

Qualifications:
Bachelor of Health Science (Speech Pathology) Honours
Member of Speech Pathology Australia (PSR)

Since graduating from Flinders University in 2007, Skye has worked as a paediatric speech pathologist in both South Australia and Tasmania providing services in not for profit, private clinic and educational settings. Read More

Jessica Smith
– Paediatric Occupational Therapist –

Qualifications:
BAppSc (Occupational Therapy)
Member of Occupational Therapy Australia
Registered Therapist with AHPRA

Jess is a passionate Occupational Therapist with over 7 years experience working with children and families. She has supported children across many settings, including home, kindergarten, school and clinic and has worked with children with Autism Spectrum Disorders, intellectual disabilities, physical disabilities and developmental delays. Read more.

Erin Warnes
– Paediatric Occupational Therapist –

Qualifications:
BAppSc (Occupational Therapy)
Member Occupational Therapy Australia
Registered therapist with AHPRA

Erin has over 10 years experience as an Occupational Therapist working in a range of community settings. She has worked in multi-disciplinary teams to maximise the functioning of children experiencing developmental delays, autism spectrum disorder and intellectual and physical disabilities. Read more.

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