Melanie joined Therapies for Kids with over 10 years of paediatric experience and a passion for working with kids and their families. Her philosophy for physiotherapy is to have an enjoyable session where the skills and activities can be utilized in the community and at home. Melanie moved to Sydney from the United States where she graduated with a doctorate in physiotherapy and provided physiotherapy in a variety of settings including outpatient clinics, in-home, day centre for significant medical needs, and aquatics. She has participated in numerous professional development courses in paediatric physiotherapy and childhood development such as baby treatment courses, ambulation and gait, and children with complex disabilities. Melanie also brings the experience of having three young boys at home.