DJs & MCs

 

 
 

DJ Adrian Cavlan

About Adrian Calvan

Sound In Motion co-founder Adrian Cavlan has a proven track record as one of the Bay Area's premiere DJs and MCs.

  • 12-time reader's poll winner of the "Best Club DJ" awards in both Metro and Good Times magazines.

  • Music Director, producer and in-game DJ for the San Francisco 49ers of the NFL.

  • Official San Jose Sharks Playoff Rally DJ with partner King Raffi

  • Music productions and remixes featured in the NFL's Super Bowl and Pro Bowl All Star Game and Major League Baseball's World Series.

  • On-stage MC at the Monterey Jazz Festival

  • Performed with Joan Jett, The Tom Tom Club, Evelyn "Champagne" King and Sinbad, among others.

  • Member of Board Of Directors for the Monterey Bay Wedding & Event Professionals.

  • Nationally-recognized lecturer on music programming and mixing, best known for teaching Harmonic Mixing in the wedding and special event DJ world.

That all said, Adrian is perhaps best known for his reputation as the DJ of choice for people who want it all: the professionalism and polish of a first-rate Master Of Ceremonies, the wide musical variety and accommodating nature of a great wedding DJ, and the honed music programming and mixing skills of an accomplished club DJ. It is indeed rare to find this combination in one DJ/MC, but with Adrian, it is yours to have and your guests will love you for it!

Adrian will bring you personalized and caring service, as well as imagination, creativity and years of experience. Your event will be in the hands of a true expert, and your day will be 100% worry-free.

Availability can be limited, so please call right away if Adrian seems like a good fit for you!

Demo Mixes Available Here / Testimonials

Speech-Language Pathologist

Svetlana Usatov

About Svetlana Usatov

Svetlana Usatov is a certified practising speech pathologist, who is particularly passionate about literacy development and social communication. She is an advocate for evidence-based practice across all sectors, including private practice as well as the education system. She also has experience supporting children and families from complex and socially-disadvantaged communities. 

Svetlana has participated in numerous workshops and seminars, including the following:

  • Secret Agent Society Facilitator Training (Social Skills Training Institute)

  • Tuning into Teens - Emotionally Intelligent Parenting (Christiane E. Kehoe, Mindful Centre)

  • Tracking Better (R) Regulation Workshop (Deeta Kimber, Mindful Centre)

  • Anxiety and ASD (Fiona Zandt, Mindful Centre)

  • Social Thinking Training, Nancy Clements (Social Thinking)

  • Alert Program Facilitator Training (Sue Williams & Sherry Shellenberger)

  • More Than Words, Talkability (Hanen)

  • Understanding and Responding to Child Abuse and Exploitation (Cacet Global)

 
 

Speech-Language Pathologist

Kerri Newfield

About Kerri Newfield

Kerri received her Bachelor of Applied Science and Masters in Speech Pathology at La Trobe University. She is enthusiastic about applying her knowledge of quality evidence-based practices to ensure optimal outcomes for clients and their families in both social communication groups and individual therapy. She has received both clinical and volunteer experience across a variety of sectors. This includes working with primary school aged with a range of speech, language, literacy and social communication difficulties, and adults with communication and swallowing difficulties within the hospital setting. Kerri is also an ongoing volunteer for Flying Fox, an organisation providing social opportunities to people with a disability. She has a keen interest in all areas of paediatric communication and feeding/swallowing difficulties, and looks forward to pursuing her passion as a speech pathologist.

Speech-Language Pathologist

Lisa Newman

About Lisa Newman

Lisa is a Certified Practicing Speech Pathologist who has over 25 years experience working with children with varied communication difficulties. She has worked with families from a wide variety of cultural and language backgrounds. Lisa is passionate about working with families to achieve the best outcomes for each child’s communication development. She enjoys providing creative therapy within an individual or group context, and strongly believes in play therapy with young children.

Over the years, she has provided therapy across a number of settings, including, clinics, crèche, and kindergartens, primary and secondary and special schools. Lisa has special interest in early intervention in developmental speech and language delays, early literacy development and language based learning difficulties.

Lisa has participated in many professional development workshops and seminars, including the following:

  • Teaching Social Thinking in the Preschool and Early Primary Years (Social Thinking® Australia)

  • Diagnosis, Assessment and Intervention of children with autism (Jacqueline Roberts)

  • Zones of Regulation: Newest Thinking and Teaching Tools (Michelle Garcia Winner and Leah Kuypers)

  • Mechanics of Feelings in ASD (Dr Deeta Kimber)

  • Practical Strategies for working with Anxiety and Autism Spectrum Disorders (Fiona Zandt)

  • Executive Function Skills and Strategies (Sarah Ward)

 
 

Speech-Language Pathologist

Tess Carew

About Tess Carew

Tess is a Certified Practicing Speech Pathologist. She received her Master's Degree from La Trobe university. Tess has experience working with children with speech and language delays in numerous settings such as primary schools and various communication clinics. Tess has a great interest in working with children with social deficits in particular she enjoys running social skills groups for children with Autism Spectrum Disorder. Tess enjoys working alongside other allied health professions and caregivers in order to help children reach their full communication potential. Tess is a highly driven and creative clinician.

Tess has participated in numerous workshops and seminars, including the following:

  • Inclusion of Students with Speech, Language and Communication Needs (Vic. Dept of Ed & Training)

  • Understanding Autism Spectrum Disorder (Vic. Dept of Ed & Training)

  • Understanding dyslexia and Significant Difficulties in Reading (Vic. Dept of Ed & Training)

  • Revved Up (Stride)

  • Calm Kids 2 - Mindfulness for Autism, Asperger's, ADAD & Anxiety P-12 (Kate Cooper)

Office Manager

Linda Leo

About Linda Leo

Linda is the part-time Office Manager of Partners in Communication. She became part of the team in August 2015. Her responsibilities cover many aspects of the business, including billing, appointments, Group Sessions, and Client Liaison. Prior to Partners in Communication Linda was busy raising her 2 boys, previous to that she was  in IT Communications.

 
 

Assistant Office Manager

Fiona Hickey

About Fiona Hickey

Fiona is the part-time Assistant Office Manager of Partners in Communication. She became part of the team in May 2017. Her responsibilities cover many aspects of the business, including billing, appointments, group sessions, and client liaison. Prior to Partners in Communication Fiona was busy raising her 3 children. 

Design and Communications

Jai Gill

About Jai Gill

Jai has been working behind the scenes at PIC for years now, however has recently been spending more time at the front desk. She looks after the website, communications and HR. Jai is in her final year of studying osteopathy and is a keen swimmer, cyclist and runner. You may sometimes catch her on the phone or at reception along with her office dog!

 
 

Administration Assistant

Andrea Morris

About Andrea Morris

Andrea is the newest addition to the PIC admin team, supporting reception with administrative tasks and phone calls. Andrea enjoys cooking and the fantasy genre!

 
 

Assistants

Brendan Tan

Edward Pascoe

Zara Gates

Lauren Kalisch

David Berlinski

 

Consultants

Occupational Therapist

Karyn Joel

About Karyn Joel

Karyn has worked as a Paediatric Occupational Therapist for over ten years, and is currently a part of Melbourne Kids Therapy. She completed a Master of Occupational Therapy Practice in 2004 having previously studied an Arts Degree with honours in Psychology. Karyn has experience working with children of all ages across a range of settings. She has set up a school based occupational therapy program, worked in Early Childhood Intervention (ECIS), as a Tafe lecturer and in various project positions. Karyn is an experienced presenter delivering education sessions to parents, teachers and allied health professionals.

Clinical Psychologist

Monica Korpershoek

About Monica Korpershoek

As a consultant, Monica provides excellence in clinical and professional supervision and training. She is a resilient and skilled Clinical Psychologist with over 23 years experience working in a range of settings including paediatric, child and adolescent mental health, community, inpatient, and private practice. Approved by the Psychology Board of Australia to act as a supervisor, Monica has years of experience working with some of the most highly regarded facilities internationally. She has specialised in child and adolescent mental health, psychodynamic psychotherapy, working within complex systems and evidence based psychological therapies.

Speech-Language Pathologist

Marcella Van Mourik

About Marcella Van Mourik

Marcella is a speech-language pathologist with over 25 years experience. She has specialised in child and adolescent mental health after  working in education for many years and in private practice. She has a keen interest in autism spectrum disorders, social communication, language-learning difficulties and literacy. Additional training includes:

  • Masters in Special Education

  • Developmental Psychiatry Course

  • Child, Adolescent and Family Therapies

  • Secret Agent Society (SAS) 2nd Ed. social skills program - certified facilitator

  • Tuning into Teens - certified facilitator

  • Hanen - It Takes Two to Talk