Kate Neates

Director / Principal Therapist
Paediatric Physiotherapist
M. Advanced Paediatric Physiotherapy Practice
B. Science (Physiotherapy)

Kate holds a Masters Advanced Paediatric Physiotherapy Practice, Bachelor Science (Physiotherapy) from. Curtin University, she has a specific interest in neurodevelopmental therapy and sensory regulation issues in children with global delay, particularly in pre-mature infants. Kate is passionate about holistic treatment in Paediatrics and specifically early intervention therapy in children with global developmental delay and trans-disciplinary care for children with diagnosed disabilities. 

Kate’s professional experience includes working in the are of private practice musculoskeletal and sports for a number of years, volunteering for five years with the WA Wheelchair Sports Association as the Head Physiotherapist for the Perth Wheelcats, WA's National League Wheelchair Basketball Team whilst also completing a season as a physiotherapist with the WA Football Commissions AFL 16s and 18s State Development Teams.

Following this, Kate moved to hospital work in the remote areas of Port Hedland and Derby where her passion for community health care, in particular working with children continued to grow. Since her country stint, Kate has become particularly passionate about the care of children who have been affected by drugs and alcohol pre- and post-natally and carries out regular training on Fetal Alcohol Syndrome for healthcare and education professionals. Continuing her country service as a Senior Physiotherapist with the Country Resource Program within Ability Centre, Kate provided consultative services to rural and remote families and therapists across WA for children with Cerebral Palsy or similar physical disabilities.

Kate recently relocated from Perth to Sydney and resides in Eastwood providing therapy services to Northern Sydney, Inner West and Hills District of Sydney. Upon moving to Sydney, Kate worked at NAPA Centre providing intensive therapy services to children from all across the globe. Currently, in conjunction to working privately, Kate works as an Early Childhood Early Intervention Coordinator with Cerebral Palsy Alliance and continues to be passionate about ensuring families have access to quality early intervention services.