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 Queensland 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
  • Belinda Lynch
    Belinda Lynch
    Positive Coach / Specialist Support Coordinator
  • Zoe Whittaker
    Zoe Whittaker
    Support Coordinator / Specialist Support Coordinator
  • Jasminka Stefanovska
    Jasminka Stefanovska
    Support Coordinator / Specialist Support Coordinator
  • Jo Bradley
    Jo Bradley
    Support Coordinator
  • Nicola Robey
    Nicola Robey
    Recovery Coach
  • Bianca North
    Bianca North
    Disability Case Worker / Recovery Coach
  • Naomi Gossip
    Naomi Gossip
    Disability Support Worker
  • Sheryl Masson
    Sheryl Masson
    Office Manager
  • Louise Kegg
    Louise Kegg
    Quality Review Coordinator
QUEENSLAND
  • Melanie Clifford
    Melanie Clifford
    Support Coordinator / Specialist Support Coordinator
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)

Accredited Training

  • Level 1 and 2 Complex Trauma Certification – current
  • Level 1 Narrative Therapy
  • Diploma of Applied Positive Psychology (current)
  • 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

Professional Development

  • DSC Support Coordination
  • DSC Complex Support Coordination
  • DSC NDIS Housing for Support Coordinators
  • ​Support Coordination Fundamentals
  • Support Coordination Practice Challenges
  • Support Coordination Leadership
  • NDIS Induction module
  • NDIS Infection Prevention and Control

Membership & Accreditation

  • Australian Society of Rehabilitation Counsellors (ASORC)
  • 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)
Belinda Lynch
Positive Coach / Specialist Support Coordinator

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
Zoe Whittaker
Support Coordinator / Specialist Support Coordinator

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Jasminka Stefanovska
Support Coordinator / Specialist Support Coordinator

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Jo Bradley
Support Coordinator

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.

Professional Development

  • Support Coordination Fundamentals
  • Support Coordination Practice Challenges
  • DSC Introduction to NDIS Allied Health
  • NDIS Induction Module
  • Conflict Resolution
Nicola Robey
Recovery Coach

A passionate and experienced group facilitator with a demonstrated history of working in the community service industry.  Strong professional skills in developing resource material and facilitating both accredited and non-accredited training with a strong focus on building resiliency and wellbeing.

Accredited Training

  • Diploma of Community Service Work
  • Diploma of Human Resource Management
  • Certificate IV in Child, Youth and Family Intervention
  • Certificate IV in Training and Assessment

Professional Development

  • Resilience @ Work Certification
  • Diploma level Wellbeing and Resilience topics
  • NDIS Induction module
Bianca North
Disability Case Worker / Recovery Coach

A capable and reliable disability caseworker 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 III in Youth Work
  • Certificate III in Individual Support (current)

Professional Development

  • DSC Support Coordinator Training
Naomi Gossip
Disability Support Worker

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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

  • Associate Diploma in Accounting
  • Certificate IV Accounting
Louise Kegg
Quality Review Coordinator

A dedicated social worker, originally from the UK.  Louise has considerable experience supporting people with physical and learning disability and has also worked in aged care and children’s services.  Louise has a strong background in case management and is highly motivated to assist people with disability to access the supports that work best for them so they can gain more choice and control over their lives.  Louise’s passion, enthusiasm and drive combine to make her a welcome addition to our team.

University Education

  • Master of Arts (Social Work)
  • Bachelor of Science (Sociology)

Professional Development

  • DSC Support Coordinator Training
  • NDIS Induction module
Melanie Clifford
Support Coordinator / Specialist Support Coordinator

A highly experienced clinician, Melanie has spent the past 25 years providing coaching, support and care coordination services to people facing challenges related to disability, mental health, chronic disease, ABI, complex health conditions and ageing.  Connecting people to the resources they need to achieve their goals and live their best life is Melanie’s overarching passion.  Melanie’s strengths are in her ability to help people to create new opportunities, practice new skills and share their stories.

University Education

  • Bachelor of Social Work

Accredited Training

  • Certified Health and Wellness Coach

Professional Development

  • Support Coordinator Fundamentals
  • NDIS Induction module