Candice is an experienced specialist social worker with a demonstrated history of working in hospital & community rehabilitation settings for the past 20 years across Sydney, rural New South Wales, Brisbane, Scotland and New York.
Candice is also a qualified sexologist and a member of the Society of Australian Sexologists.
Candice has numerous peer reviewed publications and is an award-winning clinician-researcher.
Erin has over 20 years of experience working in mental health and rehabilitation services in Sydney, Brisbane and London.
Erin has been working in adult neurological rehabilitation since 2016 and enjoys the challenge of complex neurological injury rehabilitation.
Erin also brings a wealth of knowledge from the paediatric brain injury space as she worked in Kids Rehab for 6 years.
Noreen has extensive experience in rural health settings as well as a diverse range of practice settings including NDIS service provision, operational and project management, forensic and community mental health, child, youth, and family services.
Noreen’s experience also encompasses working in residential care and providing emergency supported accommodation for women.
Noreen is currently a psychosexual therapist in training.
Hailey is an experienced trilingual psychosexual therapist having worked in Sydney, Melbourne and as a sexuality educator in Hong Kong, offering her services in Mandarin, Cantonese and English.
Hailey is a member of the Society of Australian Sexologists (SAS) and has a special interest in gender identity and exploration, LGBTQIA+ inclusive practice and sexual trauma. With her extensive experience in complex neurological conditions as well as psychosocial disability, Hailey combines her psychosexual therapy training with her trauma informed practice to offer clients a holistic approach to their rehabilitation and treatment.
Stephanie is an experienced rehabilitation social worker having spent her career working in both adult and paediatric community settings across all of NSW.
Stephanie’s special interest areas are neurological conditions including spinal cord injury and brain injury, with an understanding of the wide-reaching impact of injury, illness and disability on families and communities.
Stephanie is passionate about group work as well as individual and family work. She co-facilitates the Strength2Strength building family resilience programs and has developed other family programs aimed to facilitate adjustment and coping.
Frankie Yue Zheng is a social work administrator with extensive project management and program administration experience in social work, community development and education.
Frankie has been involved in establishing and operating several social enterprises in Australasia and Asia in animal welfare, economic empowerment, environmental sustainability and creative arts.
Andrew Gurza is an award winning Disability Awareness Consultant and the Chief Disability Officer and Co-founder of Bump’n, a sex toy company for and by disabled people.
Andrew identifies proudly as disabled. Their work has been featured on BBC, CBC, Daily Xtra, Gay Times UK, Huffington Post, The Advocate, Everyday Feminism, Mashable, Out.com, and several anthologies.
Andrew was the subject of an award-winning National Film Board of Canada documentary Picture This. They have spoken all over the world on sex, disability and what it means to be a Queer Cripple. They are also the host of Disability After Dark: The Podcast Shining a Bright Light on Disability Stories which won a Canadian Podcast Award in 2021, was a Queerty Award nominee, and was chosen as an Honouree at the 2020 Webby Awards. The show is available on all platforms.