Our Team

Our enthusiastic team of qualified professionals are dedicated to empowering you to gain more choice and control over your life.  We offer face-to-face services in South Australia and we can provide support across the country with our comperehensive range of remotely delivered services.

Reach your full potential through our range of progressive and supportive programs which are aimed at building resilience, confidence, optimism and long-lasting happiness. We are here to encourage you to achieve your goals and we will take the time to listen and truly understand your story.  We will work together with you to create new opportunities that will benefit both yourself and your family. We are a team that is ready to work with you to Activ8 your life and change it for the better.  As a registered NDIS provider we are able to provide our services to all NDIS participants and we are looking forward to finding out how we can help you.

SOUTH AUSTRALIA
  • Emma Lloyd
    Emma Lloyd
    Managing Director
  • Johanna Bradley
    Johanna Bradley
    Support Coordination Team Leader
  • Jessica Park
    Jessica Park
    Support Coordinator
  • Taylor Kopp
    Taylor Kopp
    Support Coordinator
  • Sophie Cirillo
    Sophie Cirillo
    Support Coordinator
  • Belinda Lynch
    Belinda Lynch
    Positive Coach
  • Bianca North
    Bianca North
    Disability Support Worker
  • Naomi Gossip
    Naomi Gossip
    Disability Support Worker
  • Paula Edgar
    Paula Edgar
    Disability Support Worker
  • Emma Patton
    Emma Patton
    Canine Capacity Practitioner
  • Karen Berry
    Karen Berry
    Creative Arts Program Facilitator
  • Hayley Letzepis
    Hayley Letzepis
    Business Development Manager
  • Sheryl Masson
    Sheryl Masson
    Office Manager
Emma Lloyd
Managing Director

An accomplished social worker, wellbeing coach and rehabilitation counsellor with over 10 years experience providing case management, coordination and assessment within disability, Department of Veterans’ Affairs, workers compensation, personal injury insurance and employment services both in Australia and the UK.  Committed to supporting people with complex needs to improve their wellbeing and resilience and make positive life changes.  Emma is also a qualified Canine Myotherapist and Dog Trainer and in her spare time she assists physically and psychologically injured dogs to improve their health and quality of life.

University Education

  • Master of Social Work
  • Master of Social Science (Counselling)
  • Graduate Diploma in Rehabilitation Counselling
  • Graduate Diploma in Career Guidance
  • Bachelor of Management (HRM)
  • Engaging in Positive Support Practices

Accredited Training

  • Level 1 and 2 Complex Trauma Certification (current)
  • Progressive Goal Attainment (PGAP) Practitioner
  • Level 1 Narrative Therapy
  • Diploma of Project Management
  • Diploma of Employee Assistance Programs
  • Certificate IV in Work Health and Safety
  • Certificate IV in Training and Assessment
  • Certificate IV in Fitness
  • Certificate III in Disability Work
  • Resilience @ Work Coach Certification
  • Certified Rehabilitation and Return to Work Coordinator
  • ​Master Practitioner and Trainer of NLP, Professional Coaching and Hypnotherapy
  • Management of Actual and Potential Aggression (MAPA)

Professional Development

  • Support Coordination Fundamentals
  • Support Coordination
  • Complex Support Coordination
  • Support Coordination and Restrictive Practices
  • Effective and Efficient CoS Reporting
  • Advanced Plan Review
  • Support Coordination Role Boundaries
  • Support Coordination Practice Challenges
  • Service Agreements
  • Support Coordination Leadership
  • NDIS Induction Module

Membership & Accreditation

  • Australian Association of Social Workers (AASW)
  • Registered Assessor on National Panel of Assessors
  • ​Department of Veterans’ Affairs Accredited Rehabilitation Consultant ​
  • Comcare Accredited
  • Golden Key International Honour Society (top 15% of students)
Johanna Bradley
Support Coordination Team Leader

A compassionate and dedicated Support Coordinator with a strong background in Disability Employment Services.  Jo’s reliable, encouraging and caring nature means she is a real favourite with everyone she works with.  Jo has an intense drive to support people to discover their unique abilities and link them in with essential services that enable them to build wellbeing and resilience.

Accredited Training

  • Certificate IV in Mental Health (current)
  • Progressive Goal Attainment (PGAP) Practitioner

Professional Development

  • Leading with Emotional Intelligence
  • Support Coordination Fundamentals
  • Support Coordination Practice Challenges
  • Introduction to NDIS Allied Health
  • Conflict Resolution
  • NDIS Induction Module
Jessica Park
Support Coordinator

A highly skilled Support Coordinator with many years experience within disability and aged care service coordination and disability employment services.  She is therefore passionate about facilitating positive change and supporting people to flourish. Jessica’s honest and straight forward nature and strong ability to multi-task is a winning combination.  Jessica is also our resident ex-copper who had the pleasure of working for the London Metropolitan Police so she has many interesting stories to share!

Accredited Training

  • Diploma in Counselling
  • Diploma in Family Intake and Support Work
  • Diploma in Leadership and Management

Professional Development

  • Effective and Efficient CoS Reporting
  • NDIS Induction Module
Taylor Kopp
Support Coordinator

A caring, empathetic Support Coordinator with 10 years experience in the Health and Fitness industry.  Taylor has a strong commitment to supporting others to become the best versions of themselves by assisting them to set realistic, achievable goals and providing guidance to suitable supports.

Taylor’s passion is art and she uses therapeutic techniques to sustain her own wellbeing and support others to find their creative flow and encourage physical and emotional growth. Taylor’s gentle determination makes her a reliable and dependable team member who consistently achieves solid outcomes for everyone she supports.

Accredited Training

  • Diploma of Positive Psychology and Wellbeing (current)
  • Certificate IV Mental Health (current)
  • Diploma of Management
  • Certificate IV in Massage Therapy
  • Certificate III and IV in Fitness
  • Certificate III in Individual Support (Disability)
  • Therapeutic Life Art Coach

Professional Development

  • Complex Support Coordination
  • Maximising Plan Outcomes
  • Supported Decision Making
  • Supporting People to Choose Supports
  • Support Coordination Billable Hours
  • NDIS Induction Module
Sophie Cirillo
Support Coordinator

Sophie is a dedicated member of the team with awesome case management skills and demonstrated success assisting people living with disability to gain meaningful employment.  Sophie’s eagerness to support people to reach their full potential and make a difference ensures that she is a popular member of the Activ8 team.

Accredited Training

  • Cert IV in Mental Health (current)
  • Diploma of Event Management
  • Certificate III in Business

Professional Development

  • Mental Health First Aid
  • Introduction to Positive Psychology
  • NDIS Induction Module
Belinda Lynch
Positive Coach

With over 20 years of experience in training, coaching, and injury rehabilitation, Belinda is highly skilled in case management and coordination with a strong focus on vocational counselling and assessment.  Belinda is committed to supporting and advocating for vulnerable people and her genuine warmth, care and authenticity assists her to achieve great outcomes in very complex environments

University Education

  • Bachelor of Arts (Psychology)

Accredited Training

  • Certificate IV in Mediation
  • Certificate IV in Government (Injury Rehabilitation)
  • Workplace Training and Assessment

Professional Development

  • Support Coordinator Fundamentals
  • Support Coordinator Practice Challenges
  • NDIS Induction module

Membership and Accreditation

  • Australian Society of Rehabilitation Counsellors (ASORC)
  • Mediation Standards Board of Australia (MSB)
  • ​​Australasian Life Underwriting and Claims Association (ALUCA)
  • Comcare Accredited
Bianca North
Disability Support Worker

A capable and reliable disability support worker who is able to quickly gain rapport and build genuine relationships.  Bianca’s extensive experience within youth and disability enables her to apply a diverse range of skills with sensitivity and compassion to everyone she supports

Accredited Training

  • Certificate IV Mental Health (current)
  • Certificate III in Youth Work
  • Certificate III in Individual Support 
  • Management of Actual and Potential Aggression (MAPA)

Professional Development

  • Support Coordinator Training
  • NDIS Induction Module
Naomi Gossip
Disability Support Worker

Accredited Training

  • Certificate IV in Mental Health (current)
  • Certificate III in Child Care
  • Management of Actual and Potential Aggression (MAPA)

Professional Development

  • NDIS Induction Module
Paula Edgar
Disability Support Worker

Professional Development

  • NDIS Induction Module
Emma Patton
Canine Capacity Practitioner

Emma is our favourite dog lover with many years experience working with companion animals, helping them to live a better life.  Emma’s friendly, patient nature instantly puts humans and dogs at ease and her obsession with all things furry makes her the first choice for anyone wanting support to build capacity and independence.  Emma’s gorgeous Labrador, Harvey is also our little superstar and he laps up all the attention any chance he can get!

Accredited Training

  • Certificate IV in Mental Health (current)
  • Certificate III in Companion Animal Services

Professional Development

  • NDIS Induction Module
Karen Berry
Creative Arts Program Facilitator

Professional Development

  • NDIS Induction Module
Hayley Letzepis
Business Development Manager

Hayley has extensive experience successfully mentoring and supporting people with disability to build their confidence whilst guiding them into long term suitable employment.  Hayley also has over 20 years experience in sales and business Development with sound industry knowledge to successfully grow organisation and build strong, long lasting relationships.  Hayley is a real powerhouse of enthusiasm who is known for getting things done, so she is a perfect fit for her dual role with Activ8!

Accredited Training

  • Cert IV in Mental Health (current)
  • Certificate III in Occupational Health and Safety

Professional Development

  • Mental Health First Aid
  • Assess Operational Risk
  • Conflict Resolution
  • NDIS Induction Module
Sheryl Masson
Office Manager

A competent finance professional with many years experience in accounts, bookkeeping and administration.  Sheryl’s warm, friendly nature, positive attitude and passion for dogs makes her a valued member of the Activ8 team.

Accredited Training

  • Certificate IV in Leadership and Management (current)
  • Associate Diploma in Accounting
  • Certificate IV Accounting

Professional Development

  • NDIS Induction Module
Emma Lloyd
Managing Director

An accomplished social worker, wellbeing coach and rehabilitation counsellor with over 10 years experience providing case management, coordination and assessment within disability, Department of Veterans’ Affairs, workers compensation, personal injury insurance and employment services both in Australia and the UK.  Committed to supporting people with complex needs to improve their wellbeing and resilience and make positive life changes.  Emma is also a qualified Canine Myotherapist and Dog Trainer and in her spare time she assists physically and psychologically injured dogs to improve their health and quality of life.

University Education

  • Master of Social Work
  • Master of Social Science (Counselling)
  • Graduate Diploma in Rehabilitation Counselling
  • Graduate Diploma in Career Guidance
  • Bachelor of Management (HRM)
  • Engaging in Positive Support Practices

Accredited Training

  • Level 1 and 2 Complex Trauma Certification (current)
  • Progressive Goal Attainment (PGAP) Practitioner
  • Level 1 Narrative Therapy
  • Diploma of Project Management
  • Diploma of Employee Assistance Programs
  • Certificate IV in Work Health and Safety
  • Certificate IV in Training and Assessment
  • Certificate IV in Fitness
  • Certificate III in Disability Work
  • Resilience @ Work Coach Certification
  • Certified Rehabilitation and Return to Work Coordinator
  • ​Master Practitioner and Trainer of NLP, Professional Coaching and Hypnotherapy
  • Management of Actual and Potential Aggression (MAPA)

Professional Development

  • Support Coordination Fundamentals
  • Support Coordination
  • Complex Support Coordination
  • Support Coordination and Restrictive Practices
  • Effective and Efficient CoS Reporting
  • Advanced Plan Review
  • Support Coordination Role Boundaries
  • Support Coordination Practice Challenges
  • Service Agreements
  • Support Coordination Leadership
  • NDIS Induction Module

Membership & Accreditation

  • Australian Association of Social Workers (AASW)
  • Registered Assessor on National Panel of Assessors
  • ​Department of Veterans’ Affairs Accredited Rehabilitation Consultant ​
  • Comcare Accredited
  • Golden Key International Honour Society (top 15% of students)
Johanna Bradley
Support Coordination Team Leader

A compassionate and dedicated Support Coordinator with a strong background in Disability Employment Services.  Jo’s reliable, encouraging and caring nature means she is a real favourite with everyone she works with.  Jo has an intense drive to support people to discover their unique abilities and link them in with essential services that enable them to build wellbeing and resilience.

Accredited Training

  • Certificate IV in Mental Health (current)
  • Progressive Goal Attainment (PGAP) Practitioner

Professional Development

  • Leading with Emotional Intelligence
  • Support Coordination Fundamentals
  • Support Coordination Practice Challenges
  • Introduction to NDIS Allied Health
  • Conflict Resolution
  • NDIS Induction Module
Jessica Park
Support Coordinator

A highly skilled Support Coordinator with many years experience within disability and aged care service coordination and disability employment services.  She is therefore passionate about facilitating positive change and supporting people to flourish. Jessica’s honest and straight forward nature and strong ability to multi-task is a winning combination.  Jessica is also our resident ex-copper who had the pleasure of working for the London Metropolitan Police so she has many interesting stories to share!

Accredited Training

  • Diploma in Counselling
  • Diploma in Family Intake and Support Work
  • Diploma in Leadership and Management

Professional Development

  • Effective and Efficient CoS Reporting
  • NDIS Induction Module
Taylor Kopp
Support Coordinator

A caring, empathetic Support Coordinator with 10 years experience in the Health and Fitness industry.  Taylor has a strong commitment to supporting others to become the best versions of themselves by assisting them to set realistic, achievable goals and providing guidance to suitable supports.

Taylor’s passion is art and she uses therapeutic techniques to sustain her own wellbeing and support others to find their creative flow and encourage physical and emotional growth. Taylor’s gentle determination makes her a reliable and dependable team member who consistently achieves solid outcomes for everyone she supports.

Accredited Training

  • Diploma of Positive Psychology and Wellbeing (current)
  • Certificate IV Mental Health (current)
  • Diploma of Management
  • Certificate IV in Massage Therapy
  • Certificate III and IV in Fitness
  • Certificate III in Individual Support (Disability)
  • Therapeutic Life Art Coach

Professional Development

  • Complex Support Coordination
  • Maximising Plan Outcomes
  • Supported Decision Making
  • Supporting People to Choose Supports
  • Support Coordination Billable Hours
  • NDIS Induction Module
Sophie Cirillo
Support Coordinator

Sophie is a dedicated member of the team with awesome case management skills and demonstrated success assisting people living with disability to gain meaningful employment.  Sophie’s eagerness to support people to reach their full potential and make a difference ensures that she is a popular member of the Activ8 team.

Accredited Training

  • Cert IV in Mental Health (current)
  • Diploma of Event Management
  • Certificate III in Business

Professional Development

  • Mental Health First Aid
  • Introduction to Positive Psychology
  • NDIS Induction Module
Belinda Lynch
Positive Coach

With over 20 years of experience in training, coaching, and injury rehabilitation, Belinda is highly skilled in case management and coordination with a strong focus on vocational counselling and assessment.  Belinda is committed to supporting and advocating for vulnerable people and her genuine warmth, care and authenticity assists her to achieve great outcomes in very complex environments

University Education

  • Bachelor of Arts (Psychology)

Accredited Training

  • Certificate IV in Mediation
  • Certificate IV in Government (Injury Rehabilitation)
  • Workplace Training and Assessment

Professional Development

  • Support Coordinator Fundamentals
  • Support Coordinator Practice Challenges
  • NDIS Induction module

Membership and Accreditation

  • Australian Society of Rehabilitation Counsellors (ASORC)
  • Mediation Standards Board of Australia (MSB)
  • ​​Australasian Life Underwriting and Claims Association (ALUCA)
  • Comcare Accredited
Bianca North
Disability Support Worker

A capable and reliable disability support worker who is able to quickly gain rapport and build genuine relationships.  Bianca’s extensive experience within youth and disability enables her to apply a diverse range of skills with sensitivity and compassion to everyone she supports

Accredited Training

  • Certificate IV Mental Health (current)
  • Certificate III in Youth Work
  • Certificate III in Individual Support 
  • Management of Actual and Potential Aggression (MAPA)

Professional Development

  • Support Coordinator Training
  • NDIS Induction Module
Naomi Gossip
Disability Support Worker

Accredited Training

  • Certificate IV in Mental Health (current)
  • Certificate III in Child Care
  • Management of Actual and Potential Aggression (MAPA)

Professional Development

  • NDIS Induction Module
Paula Edgar
Disability Support Worker

Professional Development

  • NDIS Induction Module
Emma Patton
Canine Capacity Practitioner

Emma is our favourite dog lover with many years experience working with companion animals, helping them to live a better life.  Emma’s friendly, patient nature instantly puts humans and dogs at ease and her obsession with all things furry makes her the first choice for anyone wanting support to build capacity and independence.  Emma’s gorgeous Labrador, Harvey is also our little superstar and he laps up all the attention any chance he can get!

Accredited Training

  • Certificate IV in Mental Health (current)
  • Certificate III in Companion Animal Services

Professional Development

  • NDIS Induction Module
Karen Berry
Creative Arts Program Facilitator

Professional Development

  • NDIS Induction Module
Hayley Letzepis
Business Development Manager

Hayley has extensive experience successfully mentoring and supporting people with disability to build their confidence whilst guiding them into long term suitable employment.  Hayley also has over 20 years experience in sales and business Development with sound industry knowledge to successfully grow organisation and build strong, long lasting relationships.  Hayley is a real powerhouse of enthusiasm who is known for getting things done, so she is a perfect fit for her dual role with Activ8!

Accredited Training

  • Cert IV in Mental Health (current)
  • Certificate III in Occupational Health and Safety

Professional Development

  • Mental Health First Aid
  • Assess Operational Risk
  • Conflict Resolution
  • NDIS Induction Module
Sheryl Masson
Office Manager

A competent finance professional with many years experience in accounts, bookkeeping and administration.  Sheryl’s warm, friendly nature, positive attitude and passion for dogs makes her a valued member of the Activ8 team.

Accredited Training

  • Certificate IV in Leadership and Management (current)
  • Associate Diploma in Accounting
  • Certificate IV Accounting

Professional Development

  • NDIS Induction Module