Early Intervention for Children with Autism in Sutherland Shire
Mosaic Early Intervention designs specialised programs for children with Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) and other developmental delays. We are based in the Sutherland Shire, Sydney NSW. Our passionate, experienced team provides behavioural, school support and early intervention programs tailored to your child’s and families needs.
BSpHSc, Grad Cert (Autism St), MEd (ABA), BCBA, CBA
Ash is a Board Certified Behaviour Analyst and a Certified Behaviour Analyst.
Ash has been supporting children and their families, using the principles of ABA since 2012. She has a special interest in teaching functional communication and language skills to children with Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) and other learning difficulties. Ash is passionate about providing high quality, effective, evidence based programs to children and helping them reach their goals.
Clinical Team Leader &
BBehSc, Grad Cert (ABA), M.Couns, CBA
Amanda completed a Bachelor of Behavioural Science in 2014, and a Master of Counselling in 2016 at the University of Notre Dame. As a part of her Masters degree, she completed her university placement, undergoing face-to-face counselling and facilitating mental health workshops for adolescents.
Amanda is a Certified Behaviour Analyst.
Amanda completed her Graduate Certificate in Applied Behaviour Analysis in 2020 and is working towards her certification as a Board Certified Behaviour Analyst.
During her studies, Amanda volunteered in schools, and in social skill groups for children with Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD). Amanda focused her Masters’ research paper on the benefits of parental involvement in family-centered interventions for children with ASD. Since then, Amanda has worked as an in-home Senior ABA therapist and pre-school shadow on several teams, with children between the ages of 20 months to 7 years old, before beginning her role as Behaviour Consultant.
Amy is the Administration Officer at Mosaic Early Intervention. The face behind the phone and computer, the one who manages the day to day aspects of our services.
Jess is the Account Manager here at Mosaic Early Intervention. After her Higher School Certificate Jess went on and completed a Traineeship that provided an accreditation in Banking and Finance and went on to work in banking for over 5 years. Jess received notable media attention for being an advocate for alternative pathways to professional careers outside of those associated with traditional university degrees.
Since banking Jess worked in various law firms for 8 years. Since having a child of her own, Jess’ passion has been to work with children. Jess is someone who is always happy to help and is very dedicated to her job. Jess’ cheerful nature projects throughout the Mosaic office and has a lasting effect. This, coupled with her dedication to her managerial duties, makes her a key team member of the Mosaic Early Intervention Team.
BSc (Psych), Grad Cert (ABA), M (ABA), CBA
Teresa is a Certified Behaviour Analyst.
Teresa began work as an ABA therapist in 2016. She started working at Mosaic Early Intervention as a Behaviour Technician in 2019, where she soon progressed into the role of Senior Behaviour Technician and finally Behaviour Consultant. Since then, Teresa has gained experience working with children between the ages of 2 and 7 years old and has worked in various environments such as in schools as a shadow, in clinic and as an in-home therapist.
Teresa is passionate about helping children with ASD and other developmental delays reach their full potential. Her interests include promoting independence of daily living skills, generalisation of skills, parent and family training, and the implementation of ABA programs in the school environment.
Teresa is currently working towards her certification as a Board Certified Behaviour Analyst through the Behaviour Analyst Certification Board (International).
BHSc (Hearing & Speech), Grad Cert Education (Autism), MEd (ABA), CBA
Mikhaela received a Bachelor of Health Science majoring in Hearing and Speech from Sydney University in 2017, completed her Graduate Certificate in Education (Autism) at Torrens University in 2020, and Master of Education in Applied Behaviour Analysis at Monash University in 2022. Mikhaela is working towards her certification as a Board Certified Behaviour Analyst.
Mikhaela is a Certified Behaviour Analyst.
During her undergraduate studies, Mikhaela completed a practical placement at a preschool, where she gained experience implementing language stimulation activities with their children. During this placement, Mikhaela had the opportunity to work with children with Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) and a range of language and developmental delays. Since then, and through further work as an English tutor, as well as experiences as an ABA Therapist, Mikhaela gained a commitment and passionate enthusiasm for assisting children with developmental difficulties.
Mikhaela strives to help children achieve their full potential and personal goals. Mikhaela has gained a skillset for working in an integrated way with both the children, their families and educators.
Mikhaela began working as a dedicated, full time ABA Therapist in January 2019 and since then has been fortunate to be involved on several teams as both an in-home senior behaviour technician and a school shadow.
BSc.Psych, Grad Dip (Psychology), M(ABA), CBA
Zoe completed her Bachelor of Science majoring in Psychology in 2019 at Macquarie University and her Graduate Diploma in Psychology in 2020 at Western Sydney University. Zoe has completed a Master in Applied Behaviour Analysis at Monash University and is a Certified Behaviour Analyst.
Zoe started working at Mosaic Early Intervention as a Behaviour Technician in 2019, she soon progressed into the role of Senior Behaviour Technician, until finally moving into her role as a Behaviour Consultant
Zoe has a keen interest in educational assessment and children’s school readiness. She completed her introductory training to ABA in May 2018 and has worked with a variety of children around Southern Sydney since then.
Zoe is passionate about aiding those with developmental difficulties and teaching them skills for life. She finds the most rewarding part of being a Senior Behaviour Technician is the growth and development children show when learning new skills and gaining their independence.
You can catch Zoe singing and dancing in many of her sessions, she is enthusiastic and builds great rapport with children and their families.
BSc (Hons), PG Dip MHP, PG Cert CBT-BA
Hannah has a wealth of experience working in the field of psychology, and trained as a Psychologist in the UK where she worked for 10 years before emigrating from the south of England. Hannah is currently completing a year of supervised provisional practice as she gains full accreditation as a Psychologist in Australia.
Hannah is a fully trained Cognitive Behaviour Therapist with over 12 years experience working with anxiety and depression for adults and children alike. Hannah initially focused on disorders of anxiety and depression and now specialises in Autism Spectrum and other neurodevelopmental Disorders. She has experience with working under an Applied Behaviour Analysis framework and has been offering therapeutic input for all levels of the Autism Spectrum for a number of years. Hannah’s primary area of research currently is the recognition and diagnosis of ASD in girls.
Hannah’s range of experience allows her a unique insight into the difficulties for all people involved when a child receives a neurodevelopmental diagnosis.
Senior Behaviour Technician
Callie completed her Bachelor of Psychological Science (honours) at the University of Wollongong and is currently completing her Master of Applied Behaviour Analysis at Monash University and working towards her certification as a Board Certified Behaviour Analyst.
Callie’s passion for ABA grew when she started working as a Behaviour Technician at Mosaic Early Intervention in 2020. Since then Callie has moved into the role of Senior Behaviour Technician.
Developing her passion for working with children through her experience as a dance teacher for children between the ages of 2-15, Callie has a keen interest in working with children with ASD and other developmental delays. Callie understands the integral role of the family dynamic and enjoys working closely with families.
Callie enjoys being active and playing team sports. She is excited to bring her energy, empathy and understanding to each session and is looking forward to watching each child reach their goals.
Senior Behaviour Technician
Sadie began working as a Behaviour Technician at Mosaic Early Intervention in 2021 and in 2023 moved into the role of Senior Behaviour Technician.
Sadie is enthusiastic about assisting children with ASD and other developmental delays to achieve their full social and academic potential. She finds it extremely rewarding to see the children she works with reach their individualised goals and gain their independence in day-to-day life.
By creating a fun, positive and nurturing environment, Sadie aims to make all children feel supported, gain confidence and develop the skills needed to reach their full potential at their own pace.
Senior Behaviour Technician
BCom, Grap Dip (Psych)
Lois began working as a Behaviour Technician at Mosaic Early Intervention in 2022 and has recently moved into the role of Senior Behaviour Technician.
Lois is eager to gain further qualifications to become a registered psychologist.
Through her studies, Lois has gained a strong interest in neurocognitive conditions and early intervention practices to facilitate the development of critical life skills. Lois is an advocate for providing equal opportunities that enable people to reach their personal goals and improve their overall quality of life. Through her empathic and caring nature, Lois hopes to create a positive and enriching environment that promotes engagement.
Due to her interest in developmental psychology, Rachel strives to assist children with ASD and other developmental disorders in reaching their full potential and always aims to provide them with a safe and fun environment for them to truly flourish in.
Rachel is a dedicated behaviour technician who strives to improve the lives of the children she works with.
Having spent many years teaching and working professionally as a performer, Jas developed a deep appreciation for and interest in mental health. In particular, the way mental illness impacted young people within the performing arts industries.
It wasn’t long before she turned her interest into action and after obtaining her Counselling Diploma in 2020, Jas went on to pursue a Bachelor of Psychology at Western Sydney University, where she is currently in her second year.
Jas has ample experience working with young people and is dedicated to curating safe, supportive and engaging environments where all children are encouraged to express themselves and made to feel accepted.
Caring, kind and considerate in her approach, Jas is passionate about helping every young person she works with, explore and reach their full potential.
Emilija is currently in her third year of completing a Bachelor of Psychology (honours) and a Bachelor of Cognitive and Brain Sciences in Macquarie University. With a passion to become a clinical psychologist in the future, Emilija embodies the qualities needed to make a career out of helping people.
Emilija is determined and enthusiastic towards helping children with ASD and other developmental delays improve their ability to learn and thrive in day-to-day activities. She is always keen to bring fun energy, drive and a kind hearted nature to every session whilst helping each child master their individualised goals.
Rhiannan completed a Bachelor of Science (Psychology) in 2021 at the Australian National University and a Bachelor of Arts (History and English) at The University of Sydney in 2019. She is currently completing a masters in Applied Behaviour Analysis at Griffith University.
Rhiannan is working towards her certification as a Board Certified Behaviour Analyst/Certified Behaviour Analyst.
Rhiannan is passionate about working with children with ASD and other developmental delays to provide a supportive and understanding environment where they can reach their full potential. She is a fun and energetic person who values the enjoyment of sessions whilst working towards the goals of each child. Her enjoyment of team sports and physical activity is something she strives to incorporate into sessions.
Gabriella completed a Bachelor of Psychological Science in 2022 at the University of New South Wales and is aiming to complete a degree in the field of Applied Behaviour Analysis (ABA) in the future. Throughout her degree, Gabriella developed a strong interest in developmental psychology and a passion for helping children with developmental difficulties.
She is looking forward to making a positive impact throughout her career, by supporting the children she works with to learn new skills and reach their full potential.
Gabriella’s empathetic and caring nature helps her to create a friendly learning environment and build positive relationships with children and their families.
Alyssa is currently in her third year at university studying a bachelor of psychology with a minor in neuroscience. She aims to complete her honours and a Masters in Clinical Psychology to pursue a career in developmental psychology.
With a background in dance teaching and performing, Alyssa‘s love for working with children grew and she is dedicated to helping children build their confidence in a variety of skill areas
Alyssa strives to assist and work with children of all ages and developmental stages and aims to provide a safe, nurturing and fun environment for growth. She prioritises supporting children in reaching their goals and incorporating family members into these goals.
Her ambition is to contribute to student wellbeing and make a
meaningful difference in a young person’s life as a school psychologist.
Xaviera’s nurturing personality shines through during her therapy sessions. Her approach is child-centred and family-focused.
Maddy is currently in her third year of University studying a Bachelor of Arts majoring in Counselling, with hopes to continue her studies further through a Masters of Counselling.
Maddy has a background in performance, having spent many years dancing. During this time, Maddy found a passion for helping children with additional needs.
Maddy is an advocate for mental health and believes it is really important to learn and understand the foundations of helping someone with a mental health illness. She is enthusiastic in helping people with autism spectrum disorder, ADHD and different learning difficulties.
Maddy’s patient, helpful and empathetic nature shines throughout her therapy sessions.
Whilst completing her degree, Tayla developed an interest in how people, particularly children and those with developmental difficulties, learn and process information. At the same time, Tayla attained a wealth of experience in the learning and development of school leavers and adults within various tech organisations.
Georgia has an extensive background working with children for over 8 years as a music teacher and enjoys combining this experience with her psychology background. She is passionate about creating supportive relationships with children to help them achieve their goals and thrive.
Chloe has worked as a Contact Supervisor for children, creating a safe and comfortable space for families to bond and reconnect. Chloe is passionate about helping children thrive in their environment and building positive connections with the people in their life.
Ruby has worked in Early Childhood Education and Care for over 3 years where she has developed a strong interest in supporting children with additional needs. She is passionate about working with children to build skills and reach their goals.
Bree has a particular interest in youth mental health and has accumulated years of experience working with children. Her involvement as a Volunteer Youth Mentor highlights her commitment to empowering students and providing them with essential life tools to navigate challenges. Through comprehensive training, Bree has gained knowledge about the diverse needs and mental health concerns of young people in Australia.