Our Staff

A team of dedicated, experienced and professional physiotherapists

Meet The Team

Our physiotherapy staff have a broad range of education and are actively involved in expanding their knowledge through participation in ongoing continuing education.

Claire Sewell

Bachelor applied science (physiotherapy honours)
Postgraduate diploma (manipulative physiotherapy)
Masters of physiotherapy (women’s health)

Partner of Woodbridge and Endeavour Physiotherapy since 1996, Claire completed her undergraduate studies in 1989, working in a variety of hospital and private practice environments both in WA and overseas, before settling in Rockingham. She completed post-graduate studies in Manipulative therapy in 1994, and in 2004 finished a Masters degree in Women’s Health.

Claire is a dedicated physiotherapist who is committed to patient care and evidence-based treatments. She has a keen interest in managing spinal pain, continence and sexual dysfunction and is trained in Clinical Pilates. She continues to coach hockey and basketball.

Glenn Pesich

Bachelor of applied science (physiotherapy)
Masters of sports physiotherapy

Graduating in 1995 from Curtin University, Glenn spent five years working both locally and overseas developing extensive experience in a variety of physiotherapy fields. He joined Woodbridge and Endeavour Physiotherapy in 2000, became a Partner in the business in 2003, and completed his Masters of Sport Physiotherapy in 2004.

Glenn is a very keen all-round sportsman, having tried most sports / activities. He still enjoys the challenge of triathlons, and has conquered Busselton Ironman on 7 occasions and completed the 70.3 distance on over 15 occasions. Glenn has also competed in several marathons / ultramarathons and has successfully completed a solo Rottnest Channel Swim Crossing. He still enjoys playing soccer at a Masters level. Glenn loves every opportunity to share his knowledge and experience gained from the sporting field, and looks forward to the challenges to get athletes back on track after injury and

Tim Castle

Bachelor of applied science (physiotherapy)
Postgraduate diploma (manipulative physiotherapy)

Tim completed his physiotherapy degree at Curtin University in 1988, and later completed a Post Graduate Diploma in Manipulative Physiotherapy in 1994. With Claire, he was a founding partner of Woodbridge Physiotherapy, setting up both clinics in 1996. In the past, Tim has provided physiotherapy services for the prison system and has worked alongside a sports physician making custom made orthotics. Tim has a wide range of experience and skills treating all aspects of musculoskeletal problems, and thrives on complex and challenging conditions.

Tim loves to share stories about his skydiving past time and scuba diving, along with all of his successes and failures with DIY projects.

Doug Morphett

Bachelor of applied science physiotherapy
Graduate diploma of manipulative therapy

Doug is a very experienced physiotherapist having run several practices in the northern suburbs of Perth for over 30 years before moving to Secret Harbour in 2002. For 10 years he worked as senior manipulative physiotherapist at a practice in Mandurah and joined the Woodbridge team in 2013. Doug is a member of the Australian College of Physiotherapy (MACP).

Doug has extensive experience in manipulative therapy, with clinical interest in spine related pain, headaches, TMJ disorders and sporting injuries, especially those relating to golf, the football codes and racquet sports.

Fiona Knowles

Bachelor applied science (physiotherapy)

Fiona graduated in 1995 from LaTrobe University (Melbourne). After graduating, Fiona spent 3 years working in rehabilitation, outpatients and surgical units. Since then, for over 17 years, she has worked in private practice treating acute and chronic spinal and musculoskeletal/sports injuries.

Fiona has also had extensive experience treating patients post-operatively, and is currently spending time treating acute inpatients at the Waikiki Private Hospital. She is also Clinical Pilates trained. Fiona has been a competitive cyclist for 10 years, competing in NSW State Opens. She has a wealth of experience as an athlete, and can share her knowledge to assist cycling based injuries.

Emmery Starling

Bachelor of Physiotherapy

Emmery holds a Bachelor of Physiotherapy from the University of Notre Dame and since graduating has worked in a variety of private practices across Perth.

She strives to deliver high quality care to her patients, and is trained in clinical Pilates and dry needling. Emmery enjoys treating a variety of musculoskeletal conditions, but has a keen interest in lower limb injuries, spinal pain and headaches.

Outside of the clinic, Emmery enjoys coming up with new exercises on her reformer at home, and spending time with her partner and young family.

Ben Lin

Ben is a New Zealand trained physiotherapist with expertise in running/gait analysis, spinal rehabilitation, and strength & conditioning. He has over 10 years of Physiotherapy experience in a wide variety of settings.

Ben is committed to developing his clinical acumen and regularly attends courses and conferences to stay up to date with the latest research to allow for a strong evidence-based approach. Throughout his career Ben has been involved with high level rugby union clubs, state-level cricket teams, VFL players and worlds masters games. Ben’s clinical interests lie heavily in spinal and sports injuries as well as post-operative cases.

During his spare time, you can catch Ben enjoying a competitive game of hockey or exploring the coast with a rod and reel in hand.

Reception Staff

Our physiotherapists are extremely well supported by a very competent, understanding and efficient reception team, ready to listen and answer your questions. You will come in contact with them via any email enquiry, telephone call or in person when you present at the clinic.