Meet our Team

Sally Herbertson

Remedial Massage Therapist

Sally is a compassionate, caring, and empathic remedial therapist with over 20 years’ experience.  Drawing upon a foundation of studies in remedial therapy, Manual Lymphatic Drainage (MLD), sports injuries, rehabilitation, and pregnancy massage Sally offers a wholistic approach to treatment.

She is also a qualified yoga teacher in the Krishnamacharya Tradition and a Reiki Master. Sally thrives on helping people which is built on understanding, communication, grace, and integrity.

In her spare time you might see Sally sailing around Port Phillip.

Special Interests:
Manual Lymphatic Drainage


Tony Loiaciano


Tony’s passion for physiotherapy and exercise rehabilitation began when he was a junior playing football. This desire led him down the path of healthcare and he loves problem solving and developing meaningful treatment plans to have clients reach their goals.

He works alongside several sporting teams in the West providing physio support.

Jesse Reardon

Osteopath / Pilates Instructor

Jesse’s interest in biomechanics and movement paired with a desire to help others is what initially drew her to pursue a career in Osteopathy. Growing up with a sporting background, she has experienced firsthand the effects pain and injury can have on both performance and confidence.

Jesse utilizes a holistic approach to treatment to address the often-multifaceted mechanisms of pain. She enjoys using hands-on manual therapy and rehabilitation to assist her patients in setting and achieving their individual goals, helping them get back to doing what they love. Jesse is also a trained mat work and reformer pilates instructor and is passionate about helping her clients improve and maintain mobility and strength through tailored exercise and support

Special Interests:
  • treating sporting injuries
  • lower back pain
  • exercise prescription to get you moving again.

Anthony Mai

Anthony is a friendly and dedicated osteopath, bringing expertise and a passion for holistic healthcare to Williamstown Health and Lifestyle. Anthony’s expertise in sports and human movement is rooted in a diverse background, gained from working with both football and soccer teams.
Having successfully completed his osteopathy studies, Anthony has honed his skills in diagnosing and treating various injuries and conditions. His commitment to a holistic approach aligns with his belief in promoting overall health and well-being for all individuals.
Anthony is committed to providing comprehensive care to his patients where he leverages his knowledge of human anatomy and movement to address physical concerns while empowering individuals with the tools and knowledge needed for long-term wellness. His goal is to make a positive impact on the health and lives of his patients, fostering a compassionate and supportive approach to healthcare.


Ahmet Atasay

Physiotherapist / Pilates Instructor
Growing up playing competitive soccer, Ahmet has been no stranger to injuries and understanding the impact they have on people. He developed his passion for helping others return to their best while experiencing his own rehabilitation journey.
He values being able to provide great person centred care focussing on understanding the person as well as the condition. Ahmet utilizes his desire to learn to stay updated to provide the best evidence practice to get the best results.
Special interests: 
Sports injuries
Lower Back Pain
Orthopaedic Rehabilitation


Gabby Leyonhjelm

Osteopath / Pilates Instructor
Gabby has always had a strong desire to help people. Her passion for osteopathy developed from the fascination of the human body and its resilience, capabilities and adaptability. She believes everyone deserves the right to be able to move and function in their own body, and wants to empower people to reach their goals and potentials.
With a long standing passion for movement Gabby loves getting people active in a safe and functional way. She can assist people through hands on treatment skills, clinical pilates, rehabilitation and creating a space in which people are heard.
As a qualified matwork and reformer pilates instructor, Gabby is well equipped with a wide variety of treatment techniques that she uses to produce a treatment approach that is tailored to the individual.
Special Interests:
  • treating sporting injuries
  • lower back pain
  • exercise prescription to get you moving again.

Cliff Butler

B.Sc(clin) M.HSc(osteo)
Osteopath Director

Williamstown Health + Lifestyle Osteopath & Director Cliff Butler treats everyone from the robust tradie with a sporting injury, to the new Mum with neck pain. “I treat everyone with passion, enthusiasm and consideration” Cliff says. “My patients may vary but one thing remains the same; they are ready to make a change to their lifestyle and reap the benefits of treatment.” Cliff is dedicated to sharing his vast knowledge with clients. “I really like finding the cause of patient’s issues and problem solving, the more challenging the case the better.” Further study into headache and concussion management allow Cliff to assist patients that may be struggling with ongoing head and neck pain and sporting/collision injuries.

Special Interests:

  • Complex re-occurring running injuries
  • Headache + Migraine
  • Sacroiliac/pelvic issues
  • Post concussion management

Sharyn Burke

As a mother of two active teenagers, Sharyn brings a unique perspective to working with children and adolescents.
With over 20 years in the industry, Sharyn has worked in a number of clinics and also as clinical head of the Osteopathic division at RMIT university for over 10 years. This has deepened Sharyn’s Osteopathic knowledge, ensuring her patients receive the most comprehensive approach to their care.’I’m fascinated by the body’s innate healing capacity and my role in optimising that’ says Sharyn.Interests:
  • children and adolescents
  • visceral and gastrointestinal issues
  • headache and migraine

Peter Vlahos

B. Health Science/B. Applied Science (Osteopathy)
Senior Osteopath

Peter’s fascination with the human body in conjunction with his passion for helping others led him to an interest in osteopathy.  After sustaining multiple injuries himself playing soccer, as well as working with the local footy club as a sports trainer, he also understands the importance of getting people back to doing what they love.

Peter utilises a range of manual therapy techniques to relieve pain and symptoms and has also completed further training in dry needling. He emphasises the importance of communication and education to ensure his patients are well informed and incorporates a management plan to help them achieve their goals.

Peter has a special interest in the treatment of headaches and migraines as he experiences his own personal battles with head pain. Peter has undertaken further study with the Watson Headache® Institute after experiencing the life changing results from the treatment first hand. He therefore understands and can relate with his patients, providing empathetic and compassionate care to help them manage their condition.


Jessica Martin

Pilates Instructor / Senior Osteopath

Jess is a compassionate and motivated Senior Osteopath and Clinical Pilates Instructor. Jess has worked with the human body for many years, and is passionate about working with you through all stages of your health journey. She has a keen interest in movement and biomechanics and enjoys working with people from all walks of life. She adopts a holistic and evidence informed approach to treatment which includes manual therapy, rehabilitation and injury prevention to ensure you feel informed and empowered.

Jess also has a Certificate IV in Nursing, which has provided her with a unique perspective of the importance of movement when dealing with injury.

Alana Carr

Myotherapist / Pilates Instructor / Remedial Massage Therapist

Alana is an enthusiastic myotherapist and clinical pilates instructor, passionate about helping people manage pain and improve their quality of life.

Alana not only uses her hands on treatment skills to reduce pain and improve mobility but she places a strong emphasis on education and movement therapies.

As a clinical pilates instructor she prescribes corrective exercise advice for her clients. Alana enjoys working with chronic pain, lower back/hip pain and postural related pain clients however also enjoys working with the general population to help reach their health and well being goals.

Elizabeth Lynch

B.Sc(clin) M.HSc (osteo)
Senior Osteopath

Senior Osteopath Elizabeth Lynch is passionate about helping others. With 17 years’ experience in Irish Dance, she is also no stranger to injuries herself. It is this vast experience requiring musculoskeletal treatment, which inspired her to follow a career into the field, “I found Osteopathy treatment made a significant improvement in my own recovery from multiple injuries” says Elizabeth.

This understanding is something she has implemented into her practice today, “Letting people know what to expect from the beginning, and putting a plan in place together, makes all the difference in patient recovery.”

For Elizabeth, the goal is simple, “Keeping people doing what they love!”

Special Interests:

  • TMJ and headaches
  • Wrist pain
  • Low back
  • Ankles
  • Mobility exercises as part of treatment
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