Spring is renowned as a time for renewal and growth. It is also a transitional time celebrated for moving forward with renewed hope. That is the spirit of Spring Forward Family Centre – a place where leaping forward is encouraged and celebrated.

About Us & Our Aim

The name is also a wonderful reminder of our opening in the spring of 2015 – an auspicious day born in the motivation and drive to support families with practical solutions and proven treatments to turn their lives around.

Spring Forward is a family friendly practice with a strong focus on supporting children, their families and educators through therapy to be able to lead fulfilling and independent lives.

Our aim is to provide a valuable service that is both affordable and accessible for families in a holistic setting – by combining our niche skills under the one roof for a complete service.

Our Mission & Vision

Our team shares a passionate energy for wanting to change young people’s lives for the better, to help break down their barriers, overcome their challenges and encourage them to reach their full potential. To best achieve this, we support and involve families and caregivers so that our powerful therapy solutions have the best chance of success. 

Often we are greeted by families experiencing a range of overwhelming emotions – fear, stress, and even confusion. That is why we strive to provide a place where people feel safe and supported. And we work with sensitivity and compassion to help you understand your child’s condition, our assessment and our treatment programs.

Our Team

We are a dynamic team of vibrant allied health professionals, who love making a positive impact.

Michelle Hyde

Director/Occupational Therapist

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Kevin Hortsmann

Human Resources Manager

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Danielle Pautschnig

Counsellor

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Jess Siegle

Counselling Therapy Assistant

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Sandra Dawood

Counselling Therapy Assistant

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Darcy Dellavecchia

Occupational Therapist

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Jacqueline Hoepper

Occupational Therapist

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Melissa Hale

Occupational Therapist

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Paula Murakami

Occupational Therapist

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Roxanne Jason

Physiotherapist

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Erin Gaffney

Speech Pathologist

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Hannah Gorman

Speech Pathologist

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Monica Basta

Speech Pathologist

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Brittany Lynch

Therapy Assistant

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Georgia Fraser

Therapy Assistant

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Lyra Lingat

Admin Assistant

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Tayla Irvine

Receptionist

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Deanna Szczygiel

Marketing Consultant

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Byron Chandler

Multimedia Specialist

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Join our team

Spring Forward Family Centre is a diverse, unique and successful company that is continually evolving and innovating.

When you join the Spring Forward family, you will be part of a dynamic team of vibrant allied health professionals, be supported by a strong company culture and weekly professional development activities to help you grow as a professional.

If you are a fun, easy-going and enthusiastic person who is keen to grow professionally, if you love working as part of a team, if you are attentive to details, can accept feedback positively and you are keen to action tasks in a timely manner, we would love to hear from you.

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Financial Assistance Available

Financial Assistance Available