Jaquelin Goldsack (Cole)

staff-photo-jaqSenior Physiotherapist/Director

As the owner of Physionorth and Connect Therapy practitioner, Jaquie  puts a high emphasis on the continuing education of her staff and ensuring the highest quality of care for all Physionorth clients. Jaquie has a degree in Sport and Exercise Science from James Cook University and completed her Masters in Physiotherapy at Curtin University at the start of 2006. After graduating, Jaquie moved back to her hometown, Townsville, and began her career as a musculoskeletal physiotherapist. Continue reading

Brianna O’Toole


Brianna has a keen interest in musculo-skeletal conditions, Pilates, and sports injuries. Brianna also has her certificate IV in fitness and loves crafting individualised exercise programs to get her clients moving and feeling their best. She takes into account a person’s injury history, while insuring they still have a great work out and achieve their goals. Brianna completed her Bachelor of Physiotherapy at James Cook University.

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Renee Baker


Renee enjoys treating sporting injuries and paediatric conditions as well as teaching Pilates based exercises. Renee is a big believer in providing personalised health care to her clients. She is a North Queenslander and completed her Bachelor of Physiotherapy at James Cook University. Renee has completed her post graduate course in Pilates through Studio Pilates.


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Nicole Cochrane



Growing up, Nicole was a competitive gymnast for 15 years with State and National success.  She was also an accredited gymnastics coach and judge prior to commencing her physiotherapy career. This background has led her to develop a keen interest in musculoskeletal physiotherapy and helping individuals return to sport and leisure activities. She is a strong believer in keeping her clients involved in their sports and hobbies throughout rehabilitation.  Nicole has a keen interest in treating gymnastics and cross fit injuries. Nicole completed her Bachelor of Physiotherapy at James Cook University.

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Timothy Cottman-Fields

Physiotherapist and Exercise Physiologist

Tim is an Accredited Exercise Physiologist and Physiotherapist, although considers himself a more of a Health Educator than anything. He has worked in private practice as an Exercise Physiologist, prior to studying Physiotherapy, working in mainly in Musculo-skeletal Rehabilitation and Chronic Disease Management. He has a Post Graduate Diploma in Clinical Rehabilitation focusing on Evidence-Based Practice and has completed a Doctor of Physiotherapy from Bond University. Tim’s areas of interest include; Exercise and Lifestyle Programs, Sports Medicine, Musculoskeletal Physiotherapy and Chronic Pain Management.


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Caitlin Sharp


Caitlin was a gymnast when she was younger, achieving a scholarship to the Canberra institute of sport.  After finishing her gymnastics career she took up netball and cross country running. Caitlin is passionate about working closely with clients to achieve their goals and facilitate their return to full function. She loves treating sporting injuries and preventing future injury by identifying and treating the underlying cause of a persons pain.

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Carissa Elliott

Massage Therapist and Admin Team Member

Carissa has been a Beauty Therapist for the past 8 years and has worked and managed day spas. Carissa wanted to expand on her massage knowledge therefore she completed a diploma of remedial massage from Evolve College. Her special interests include all types of massage techniques and she strives to provide the highest quality of treatment to each client.

Carissa has holistic approach to massage and believes in overall wellness and balance of the body. Outside of work she keeps fit playing touch football, and oztag and enjoys being outdoors.

Blair Smith

Massage Therapist

Blair has been practicing massage for 2 years and has a Diploma of Remedial Massage from Evolve College. His style is a combination of Swedish effleurage, trigger point therapy, cupping therapy and joint loosening techniques. Blair specialises in deep tissue, remedial and relaxation massage. He is currently working towards his NAT level 1 qualification (Neil Asher technique). In his spare time Blair trains Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu and submission wrestling.

Jenny Lye

Practice Manager 

Jenny was born and raised in Brisbane until she was 13, and has been in Townsville since she was 16 years old, and is now classed as a local!
Jenny married a Born and Bred Townsvillian man so is here to stay, they have two teenage children, both now finished High School.
Jenny was previously a Hairdresser by trade (16 years in the industry, owned her own business for 10) and has been in an admin role for the past 15 years, most recently 11 years at The Good Guys.
Jenny loves exercising, spending time with family, traveling and relaxing where possible.
An escape to the beach is her most loved thing, enjoying the fresh air, sunshine, and tranquility.