Our Team

MORCOS ELGAWLY

Founder

KAROLIN BOTRS

Founder / PSYCHOLOGIST

Kitty

PROVISIONAL PSYCHOLOGIST/ BEHAVIOUR SUPPORT PRACTITIONER

Kitty completed her Bachelor of Arts with Honours in Psychology at The University of Western Australia and The University of Western Sydney. She currently works at Brilliant Life Services as a Provisional Psychologist and Behavioural Support Practitioner. Native to Western Sydney, Kitty enjoys helping and empowering people from a diverse background and is passionate about using evidence-based approaches to support people.

She has experience working with clients with autism, gender dysphoria, anxiety and depression from a CALD background and speaks English and Cantonese fluently and Mandarin moderately.”

Chatchnok

MANAGER OF BEHAVIOUR SUPPORT

Hi! My name is Chonny, I am a social worker who has experienced working in Aged Care and Disability sectors for more than 10 years. I’m currently undertaking a master’s degree in Counselling and Psychotherapy as well as working towards achieving accreditation for Mental Health Social Worker. I’m passionate about supporting people with physical disabilities and psychosocial disabilities to have a better quality of life. Brilliant Life Services has given me the opportunity to learn and work as a Behaviour Support Practitioner.  It has been amazing to work with such an amazing team to focus on the way to improve the person’s behaviors of concern through positive behavior support intervention. Not only that! I absolutely enjoy supporting the participants to work on achieving their goals and inspiration.

TAMARA

Behaviour Support Practitioner

My name is Tamara ( Tammy ) received my degree in Speech and Language pathology from Universidad Mayor in Chile, where I also did her diploma in Children’s Neuropsychology and Master’s in Emotional Education and started her 12-year journey as Language and Communicational therapist. During the last few years, she moved to Sydney Australia, received training in feeding therapy, language acquisition through Motor Planning (LAMP) and finished her Master’s in Applied Behaviour Analysis.

Over the past 12 years she has lectured in different universities overseas, trained final year speech and language pathology students during their internship, worked with children, teens, teachers, and families with a neurodivergent member with conditions such as intellectual disabilities and developmental delays. With a special interest in the autistic spectrum, as an autistic herself, Tamara is passionate about helping and learning how to improve human life using strength-based practices emphasising people’s self-determination, autonomy, compassion, and human rights.

Danait

BEHAVIOUR SUPPORT PRACTITIONER

Danait is a friendly and driven student and business professional with a strong background in management. She is an advocate for proactive communication and empowering both internal and external customers. Danait is a graduate of Southern Cross University with a Bachelor of Business Management and is currently completing a Bachelor of Psychological Science at the University of Wollongong. Danait is determined to make a positive impact to local communities by assisting families to reach their goals through our service.

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Progya

PROVISIONAL PSYCHOLOGIST / Behaviour Support Practitioner

Hello, my name is Progya and I am a new Provisional Psychologist at Brilliant Life Services. I completed my Bachelors and Honours in Psychology at the University of NSW. I have the most experience working with children and adolescents but welcome seeing clients of any kind. I love working with people to make positive and lasting changes in their lives and I practice with kindness, empathy and an open mind. 

 

Kristen

Team leader/ Behaviour Support Practitioner

Hello, My name is Kristen.  I studied a B Social Work.  I have a lot of experience working with people with disabilities and navigating through the NDIS processes. I am a good listener and I will advocate for people’s needs.

Shirley

PROVISIONAL PSYCHOLOGIST/ BEHAVIOUR SUPPORT PRACTITIONER

Shirley is a bubbly and optimistic person who loves to help others. She is a recent honours graduate in psychology at the University of New South Wales. In her spare time, Shirley likes to play piano and watch her favourite TV shows. She is excited to become a member of our team and looks forward to providing behavioural support to her clients.

Larissa

BEHAVIOUR SUPPORT PRACTIIONER

My name is Larissa, I am currently completing my Bachelor of Social Work Through Charles Sturt University. I have always been passionate about helping people and making a difference in others’ lives and look forward to doing so with individuals and their families in my role of behavioural support  for the Brilliant Life Services’ Sydney team.

Marie

Behaviour Support Practitioner

Hello, my name is Marie.
Having worked in the Disability Sector as a Behaviour Support Practitioner, I understand the value of accessible support which upholds the dignity and rights of people. I also understand the diversity in which people communicate their needs and desires.
As part of the Brilliant Life Services Team in Cairns, my approach is to collaborate with each participant to see what is working for them and what is not.
To create a safe space for participants to express their concerns, I take a calm and gentle approach in my commitment to supporting others to make their choices and decisions toward achieving their goals and improving their quality of life.
PostGradDipPsych, BPsych(Hons), DipCouns.

Charles

PROVISIONAL PSYCHOLOGIST / Behaviour Support Practitioner

Hi my name is Charles 

I’m a Provisional Psychologist at Brilliant Life Services. My previous experience in NDIS has been to facilitate participants with engaging in the community, hobbies and skill building to achieve their goals.

I am looking forward to meeting you and helping you achieve your goals.

Miray

Behaviour Support Practitioner

Hi, my name is Miray and I graduated from Western Sydney University with a Bachelor of Social Science (Psychology). I have experience supporting complex individuals and their families to access the necessary services to achieve their goals. I am a passionate advocator for people from all backgrounds and capabilities and will work tirelessly to ensure their potential is met.

Zeinab

Behaviour Support Practitioner

My name is Zeinab and I received my degree in Social Work at the University of Western Sydney as well as my diploma in Social Sciences. I am very passionate about helping people from all backgrounds and have a strong background in working with people who have disabilities.

Amanda

PROVISIONAL PSYCHOLOGIST / BEHAVIOUR SUPPORT PRACTITIONER

Hello, my name is Amanda and I am a new provisional psychologist/behaviour support practitioner at Brilliant Life Services. I completed a Bachelor of Psychology (Honours) at Monash University. I have a strong understanding of human behaviour and I’m dedicated to helping those with a mental illness or disability. My experience involves working with older adults that have dementia and complex needs. I practise with a person-centred approach to care, empathy, and an opened mind

Nancy

PROVISIONAL PSYCHOLOGIST / BEHAVIOUR SUPPORT PRACTITIONER

I am a Provisional Psychologist/Behaviour Support Practitioner at Brilliant Life Services. I completed my Bachelor of Psychology (Honours) at The Cairnmillar Institute.

 

My previous work experience was in Child Protection working with children and their families. I love working with people of all ages and backgrounds to make a positive and lasting change in their lives.

 

I look forward to meeting you.

Sheron

BEHAVIOUR SUPPORT PRACTITIONE

Hi, I’m Sheron.

 

I am compassionate, patient and a good listener.

 

With a background in community services and child protection, I am a passionate advocate for children and families. I completed my post-graduation studies in Psychological Science at Deakin University and am working towards obtaining my general registration as a psychologist.  I am committed to work with you to reach your goals and access the support you need.

Ana

PROVISIONAL PSYCHOLOGIST / BEHAVIOUR SUPPORT PRACTITIONER

Hello, my name is Ana. I am a Provisional Psychologist/Behaviour Support Practitioner at Brilliant Life Services. I completed a Bachelor of Psychology (Honours) at Western Sydney University. I have previous experience in behavioural therapy for children with Autism Spectrum Disorder. I am very passionate about empowering individuals from diverse backgrounds. Through compassion, empathy and an open mind, I am determined to make a positive impact on others.