Yvette Ladner

Leading Therapist

Occupational Therapist, B.App.Sc(OT)

Associate of the Australian Hand Therapy Association

Yvette joined the Health Nest team as our Leading Therapist in 2021. Since graduating from UQ in 2010, Yvette has spent time in acute hospital settings, as a rural specialist and most recently focusing on hand and upper limb therapy. Her love for the field and sense of adventure prompted her make the move to Tasmania to join us at Health Nest.  Yvette is dedicated to excellent client results based on your individual needs and is available for hand, wrist and arm injuries, as well as scar management.

When Yvette is not at work, you might find her enjoying the outdoors with her dogs Ollie & Ned or dabbling in her hobby of photography.


Associate Therapist

Occupational Therapist, B.App.Sc(OT)

Associate of the Australian Hand Therapy Association

Sarah joined the Health Nest team in 2021 and is our ray of sunshine in the practice. After graduating from UQ as an Occupational Therapist in 2019 Sarah began working in an NDIS based role. Sarah moved from Queensland to join us to begin her career in hand therapy. Sarah loves creating custom splints for clients and sees it as a specific art form for hand therapy.  Sarah is full of kindness and getting you a great outcome. She is available for hand, wrist and arm injuries as well as scar management. 

In Sarah’s spare time you might find her hiking around Tassie or enjoying some down time with a good book.


Sarah Lyne

Leading Client Coordinator

Kirby joined our team in 2018 and has been instrumental in creating a caring, efficient place to work. Kirby's role involves coordinating our clients and therapists needs in harmony to ensure all clients feel valued and looked after. Kirby is the friendly face you will see at the front desk when you come to visit us and the helpful voice on the other end of the phone when you call up. She is dedicated to running a smooth front desk exprience for all.


Kirby has recently returned from maternity leave and we are so pleased to have her here with us. When not a work, Kirby loves her AFL on the weekends, and anything pink! 


Kirby May

Founder and CEO

B.App.Sc(OT), M.Clin.Sc(Hand & Upper Limb), 

Life Member Australian Hand Therapy Association,

MBA(Entrepreneur Mgmt)

Amy is the boss lady here! She started Health Nest in 2017. She has been working as a hand and wrist therapist since 2000 in Sydney and Wagga NSW and has moved home to Tasmania to be around her family and provide a hand therapy service for the community. She has been a dedicated treating therapist, but this year is taking some time away from client work to step further into her CEO role in the back office here. 

When not at work, Amy loves being with her family and soaking up the scenery of Tasmania. 

Amy Geach