– Will Liebing –

– Occupational Therapist –
– Clinical Supervisor –


Qualifications:

Master of Occupational Therapy

Bachelor of Health Services Management

Graduate Certificate in Public Health

Will is a registered Occupational Therapist who is passionate about working with children and their families to achieve best outcomes. He worked in residential aged care for 4 years before a car accident involving a close friend inspired him to pursue a career as an occupational therapist. His main areas of interest include mental health, sensory processing and autism spectrum disorder.

Will believes in taking a strengths based approach when working with clients, and delivers therapy from a person-centred model. He has supported clients across a range of settings including paediatrics, aged care and mental health.

Outside of work Will enjoys long-distance running and playing basketball.

Dietitian
Feeding Therapist


Qualifications:

Bachelor of Nutrition and Dietetics (Flinders University)

Natalie is an Accredited Practicing Dietitian (APD) who fosters a love of food. Natalie has previously worked in both public and private practice before following her interest of working with families and children with feeding challenges. As a mother of three boys, she has a passion for creating positive relationships with food from an early age. Her dietetic knowledge and experience as a mum, has reinforced the belief that feeding children is more than just what goes in their mouth – it’s also about the eating environment, role modelling, experimenting with food and so much more. She especially loves working with and supporting families with practical tips and advice on how to make food and meal times an enjoyable part of family life.

Natalie has completed the Sequential Oral Sensory (SOS) Approach to Feeding program, and the Dietitians Association of Australia (DAA) National Paediatric Training Course.

Dietitian
Feeding Therapist


Qualifications:

Post graduate diploma of dietetics (South Africa)
Accredited Practising Dietitian (Dietitians Australia)

Lauren is an Accredited Practicing Dietitian with a decade of experience in the dynamic field of nutrition. With a passion for paediatric nutrition, Lauren’s journey has taken her through various healthcare settings in both South Africa and the United Arab Emirates, where she has worked in neonatal and paediatric intensive care units and across paediatric, surgical, medical, and oncology sectors.
Her comprehensive experience includes managing a wide range of conditions, such as gastroenterology disorders, food allergies, cystic fibrosis, paediatric diabetes, cerebral palsy, picky eating, and weight management.

Lauren has played a vital role in nutritionally managing tube-fed infants and children. As well as providing essential support to families while collaborating with multidisciplinary teams to help wean infants and children off tube feeds when the time is right.
Lauren’s passion lies in nurturing positive relationships with food during the early years, recognizing the profound impact it has on a child’s development and the family’s well-being. She is dedicated to creating the best possible outcomes for both the child and their family.
Outside of the world of nutrition Lauren is a Mom to an energetic little boy, a running enthusiast and big dog lover!

Speech Pathologist
Feeding Therapist


Qualifications:

Bachelor of Languages
Master of Speech Pathology
Member of Speech Pathology Australia

Lisa has been supporting children and young people in meeting their goals across a range of settings over the last 4 years. She has a passion for implementing fun, creative and evidence-based sessions for children with Autism, Global Developmental Delay, Intellectual Disability, Oppositional Defiance Disorder and Chromosomal Disorders. Lisa has created and implemented specific social skills groups for girls with autism, and she strives to use and employ neuro-affirming language and practice. Lisa identifies and respects that all families and young people are unique with their own experiences, and she strives to champion the strengths and skills of each child and family unit.

Therapy Assistant


Winter is currently studying a Bachelor of Speech Pathology at the University of South Australia.

Support Services

Therapy Assistant


Lucy is currently studying a Bachelor of Nutrition and Dietetics, but had previously undertaken a year of Law and Business. Lucy has found her calling in the dietetics world and hopes to enter the field of post-operative care. Previously working in hospitality and retail, Lucy wanted to dip her toes into the allied health pool and has loved helping out the therapists.

Support Services

Senior Administration Coordinator


Anika is studying a Bachelor of Social Work (Honours) at the University of South Australia. She has worked in a range of customer service/administration roles across different healthcare industries including pharmacy, radiology and mental health. Anika studied a Bachelor of Midwifery for 3 years after finishing school, so she has delivered a total of 20 babies! Due to COVID-19 interrupting her studies/travel plans, she has since decided to try something new with a passion for mental health. She hopes to gain more experience within the allied health field and brings her compassion for families to her role in Support Services at Lively Eaters

Support Services

Senior Administration Coordinator


Qualifications:

Studying a Bachelor of Social Work (Honours)

Anika is studying a Bachelor of Social Work (Honours) at the University of South Australia. She has worked in a range of customer service/administration roles across different healthcare industries including pharmacy, radiology and mental health. Anika studied a Bachelor of Midwifery for 3 years after finishing school, so she has delivered a total of 20 babies! Due to COVID-19 interrupting her studies/travel plans, she has since decided to try something new with a passion for mental health. She hopes to gain more experience within the allied health field and brings her compassion for families to her role in Support Services at Lively Eaters

Support Services Administration


Growing up in the English Kent Countryside, Caroline should be well conditioned to the cold, wet weather, but she much prefers the warmth and sunshine that the Adelaide summers bring. Emigrating to Australia with her family some 15 years ago, she loves walking and is often accompanied by her naughty Beagle, Bailey.

Following a stint at Art College, Caroline spent her early adulthood working on the Airlines, as Cabin Crew discovering the world. Caroline then moved into Recruitment, IT Sales and Administration – working as an Office Coordinator at a large firm for the last 9 years. Caroline’s forward-thinking and organised nature places her in the perfect position to support Lively Eaters families with their administration requirements.

Kady Moraby

Senior Speech Pathologist

Lecturer in Speech Pathology at UniSA.


Kady brings 15 years of specialist Speech Pathology clinical experience to our Lively Eaters team. Since graduating from The University of Sydney, she has worked as a paediatric speech pathologist in both Sydney and Adelaide, with most of her career in Sydney. She moved back to Adelaide 4 years ago, previously working as the Team Leader of the Central Early Childhood and Families Service at the Women’s and Children’s Hospital. Kady has held various clinical and leadership roles and worked across tertiary teaching hospitals, as well as in the private and disability sector and schools. She recently moved into education and in addition to her role at Lively Eaters Kady works part-time as a Lecturer in Speech Pathology at UniSA.

Kady has extensive experience and has undergone formal credentialing and training in paediatric feeding. She has worked predominantly in tertiary hospital settings with both inpatients and outpatients and within various multidisciplinary and developmental care teams, in the assessment and management of feeding disorders in infants and children.

Kady’s clinical interests and specialties include working across a range of complex medical client groups and clinical areas and examining service delivery and planning to improve access and effectiveness of care for children and their families.

Kady is a passionate project manager for the SuCCEED Child Feeding Alliance (Supporting Children with Complex Feeding Difficulties Study); a unique collaboration between researchers, families and clinicians who are passionate about helping children with feeding difficulties and their families (www.childfeeding.org).

Kady has contributed to the teaching, supervision, and clinical practice advancement within speech pathology teams as well as multidisciplinary clinics and services through her clinical roles. She has a real passion and commitment to teaching and education in the areas of paediatric feeding and children with complex needs. She has completed research and conference presentations in the field of paediatric feeding as part of her involvement in the SuCCEED Child Feeding Alliance.

Kady’s love of supporting families to achieve functional and enjoyable mealtimes through informed goal setting is a gift to the Lively Eaters families and therapists alike.