Williamstown Physiotherapy - Our Team

Practice Principal

Matthew Brewer

Matthew joined the practice in 2004. He has many years of experience in acute hospital and community settings both in Australia and the UK, including the Royal Children's Hospital, Melbourne, and Whipps Cross Hospital, London. Matthew's special areas of interest include paediatric physiotherapy, lumbo-pelvic instability, rehabilitation and Clinical Pilates. He is a keen cyclist and has recently done further study in the biomechanics and injuries particular to this sport.


Staff Physiotherapists

Josh Micallef

Josh joined the team in 2012. He has undertaken further study in the treatment of complex lumbo-pelvic stability problems and shoulder injury rehabilitation.  Josh is very committed to his craft, and being an active sportsman gives him a great insight into sports related injuries. 


Vern Chai

Vern has worked in private practice both in Australia and overseas in a variety of settings. She became part of the Williamstown Physiotherapy team in 2015. She is a firm advocate of quality hands-on manual therapy, therapeutic exercise and body awareness. Pain management and gerontology are two of the fields Vern has great interest and experience in, and this enables her patients to benefit from improved functional outcomes. She has also undertaken further training in identifying and treating lumbo-pelvic instability.