Our SCENAR Therapists
Chris Mortensen is one of the world's most experienced RITM SCENAR practitioner, educator and presenter.
From a background of physical therapy, Chris has earned an enviable reputation for outstanding results using RITM SCENAR therapy as a stand-alone treatment modality. He has been sought by World Champions Layne Beachley (7x ASP World Surfing Champion) and Torah Bright (2007 TTR World Snowboard Champion, 2007, Global Open Champion, 2007 and 2009 'X Games' Gold medallist) to treat their injuries and help facilitate their World Championship winning performances. (read more)
Libby Salmon CSP
Libby first encountered the RITM SCENAR device in 2005 and has completed her Level 4 training with Chris Mortensen as well as master classes with Prof. Alexandr Tarakanov. Libby has been practising at NS Health since 2008, and provides comprehensive phone support for RITM SCENAR personal device users.
Lesia is NS Health's Mobile Certified SCENAR Practitioner. Lesia began working with the RITM SCENAR device in 2004 after leaving her highly successful women's health practice in the UK to settle in Australia.
Trained as a RITM SCENAR Therapist to Level 4 by Chris Mortensen and having attended Master class training with Dr Alexander Revenko and Prof. Alexander Tarakanov, Lesia now offers a mobile RITM SCENAR service for the Sydney Metro area. Lesia is also a RITM SCENAR Institute certified trainer offering guidance and support to both personal and professional RITM SCENAR users.
Lesia is cuurently undertaking undergraduate studies in Biomedical Science with a view to increasing the resarch available on the applications of RITM SCENAR therapy. Please contact the clinic for Lesia's contact details.
Bhavani Rooks CSP
Bhavani is the head of NS Health's Victoria Therapy centre.
Bhavani is RITM SCENAR practitioner with over 25 years experience working with the human body through the modalities of being a registered nurse, remedial massage therapist, yoga and pilates instructor. Bhavani has been teaching in all her fields of expertise for over 10 years. For the past 8 years she has been working full time as a RITM SCENAR practitioner and for the past three years has also been a RITM SCENAR trainer. Bhavani is also on the executive committee of STAA (Scenar Therapist Association of Australasia). Ph: (03) 5952 5686 or 0457 148 921
Athina Parise CSP, RN, Critical Care Cert, BHSc, MEd (Adult ED)
Athina is a Critical Care registered nurse, Certified SCENAR Practitioner and RITM SCENAR Institute Trainer. She has specialized in Critical Care Nursing and Adult Education. Her clinic is situated in the northern suburbs of Perth. Athina is concurrently employed as a Senior Registered Nurse in Emergency Department at a leading hospital in Western Australia.
Athina's vision is to work collaboratively to integrate the highly sophisticated technology of RITM SCENAR (through rigorous clinical trials and education) so that treatment with RITM SCENAR may become an accessible choice for all consumers living with pain.
The positive client outcomes achieved in her RITM SCENAR clinical practice have inspired her to pursue this vision – particularly within the area of chronic pain. Her patient’s often describe, “Higher activity and energy levels, decreased use of pharmaceuticals, overall increased quality of life and feelings of wellness”.
Athina can be contacted for treatment bookings on 0424 699 141
Juully Lyons CSP B.Sc (Phty) MAPA
Juully is a qualified physiotherapist with over 25 years of clinical experience in private practice, with a focus on manual therapy. She is now also a Certified SCENAR Practitioner with six years of RITM SCENAR experience and has worked with Chris Mortensen at the NS Health Narrabeen practice as a dedicated RITM SCENAR therapist.
As a health-care professional, Juully has been dedicated to fact-based treatment methodologies and continuous learning and has maintained a keen interest in building a broader knowledge of new and effective therapies. Discovering that RITM SCENAR therapy has so much to offer patients through rapid pain relief and improvement of physical dysfunction, Juully’s new professional ‘horizon’ has become clinical consultation to physiotherapists and other health professionals developing their skills in RITM SCENAR therapy. In this role she aims to contribute to the advancement of RITM SCENAR therapy as a more widely recognised medical modality and in so doing, help bring about a significant improvement in the standard of our community’s health.
Juully can be contacted on 0412 664 904