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The Team

The Spectrum Therapy team is a highly qualified and experienced group who understand autism, disability and children from a holistic perspective. We are a multidisciplinary team of Psychologists, Speech Pathologists, Occupational Therapists and Therapy Assistants.

Leadership Team

Director & Principal Psychologist

Nadia Bachler is a Registered Psychologist with over a decade of experience in the profession. She has worked in the private and public sector with children, adolescents and parents. She founded Spectrum Therapy in 2017 to ensure families could access multidisciplinary services, where all allied health services can collaborate under one roof to help children and their families achieve their goals. Teaching is one of Nadia’s passions, empowering and inspiring children, parents and professionals to achieve their goals by providing practical, holistic strategies to succeed!

Nadia is skilled at completing diagnostic assessments for Autism Spectrum Disorder. She has extensive experience in the use of diagnostic measures such as the Autism Diagnostic Observation Schedule (ADOS) and the Adaptive Diagnostic Interview – Revised (ADI-R). She has assessed both males and females, on various levels of the spectrum. She is passionate about helping females on the spectrum be reliably diagnosed and access the supports they require.

In her spare time, Nadia chases after her two little children, loves to spend lots of weekends away in their caravan, exploring nature and new places. She loves to cook, swim in the ocean, run, lift weights, and read. She enjoys learning new things and at the moment she is challenging herself with handwork projects, making lots of little treasures for her children to love.

General Manager & Senior Occupational Therapist

Amie is a registered Occupational Therapist with the Occupational Therapy Board of Australia (AHPRA). Amie is an approved Medicare and NDIS provider. Amie focuses on building meaningful and therapeutic relationships with each and every client in order for them to achieve their goals. Her energetic nature and play based skills are easily transferrable onto the children and young adults in the home and school environment.

Amie is an experienced Occupational Therapist with multiple years experience working with children, teenagers and adults with various disabilities including individuals diagnosed with Level 1, 2 & 3 Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) and Intellectual Disability. Amie is passionate in assisting children and young adults to regulate their emotions individually through play, education and sensory integration. As well as this, Amie consistently addresses fine motor, gross motor, social and behavioural goals that may be impacting the child’s function each day.

Amie’s past roles includes working in an Occupational Therapy Paediatric clinic which focused heavily on sensory integration as well gross, fine and play-based skills. Amie has also facilitated numerous teen and child group programs and is competent delivering face to face and Telehealth services. She also demonstrates effective communication with parents, teachers and other health professionals to use a holistic approach when delivering therapy.

Amie is especially committed to helping children so that their preschool, primary and high school experiences are more rewarding and successful.

Practice Manager

Manish Chelliah has recently completed a Bachelor of Psychology at Macquarie University and is now studying a Graduate Diploma in Psychology (Advanced) at Monash University.

Manish enjoys cooking and baking and loves to try new things.

Manish aims to welcome clients with a friendly face and is excited to watch their growth and learning while helping wherever she can.

Administration Team

Clinical Team