Mindfulness Parenting

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Are you a parent (or soon to be a parent) and keen to learn calmer, gentler ways to parent that don’t involve punishment, shouting and high levels of stress? This Mindful Parenting forum will give you a great introduction. You’ll learn: What Mindful Parenting is all about and how it differs from old-style authoritarian parenting. Methods to keep calm and … Read More

Welcome New Psychologist – Liz Patton

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Dr. Liz Patton is a Clinical Psychologist with assessment and treatment experience in both public and private clinics. She has been working in Geelong since 2013 and is currently at Kardinia Health for 1 day a week. Liz also works in rehabilitation teams at Barwon Health, and at Headspace Barwon. Her areas of interest include working with people with neurological … Read More

Knee Pain

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Join us for an information evening at Kardinia Health on the mechanics of Knee pain including osteoarthritis and patella tracking disorder.  Come and learn some useful strategies and exercises for both managing symptoms and preventing problems with your knees. Wednesday 17th May, 6.30-8pm At: Kardinia Health 2 –18 Colac Road, Belmont Presenters: Dr Rob Brzozek (Musculo-Skeletal GP) And Ben Bisset … Read More

Tuning into Children & Teenagers

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Need help connecting with your children? Want some guidance and expertise on how to approach your loved ones?  Come and listen to Bhakti De Bon give some advice on how to tune into  children and teenagers.  Wednesday 15th February 2017, 6.30-8pm At: Kardinia Health 2 –18 Colac Road, Belmont Presenter: Bhakti De Bon (Mental Health Clinician) RSVP by Tuesday 14th February … Read More

Travel Health

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Travel Health Are you planning an  overseas/adventure holiday? Come along for an entertaining evening discussing vaccinations, first aid supplies, and preventing and managing problems associated with high altitudes, adverse weather conditions and gastric nasties. Wednesday 9th November, 6.30-8pm At: Kardinia Health 2 –18 Colac Road, Belmont Presenters: Dr Michael Roberts (General Practitioner) RSVP essential as places limited:  by Tuesday 8th November email: community.forum@kardiniahealth.com.au … Read More

Drugs & Alcohol – Adolescents

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Drugs & Alcohol – Adolescents Which drugs are commonly used? Why are drugs used? What are the potential Harms/Hazards? What can you do about it? And who can you turn to for help? Wednesday 21st September, 6.30-8pm At: Kardinia Health 2 –18 Colac Road, Belmont Presenters: Dr Nic Brayshaw (General Practitioner) & Melinda Grady (Barwon Child Youth & Family Services) RSVP essential as places limited:  by … Read More

Managing Low Back Pain

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Managing Low Back Pain Join us for an information evening at Kardinia Health and learn more about the mechanics of low back pain, and some useful strategies and exercises for both managing symptoms and preventing problems. Wednesday 20th July, 6.30-8pm At: Kardinia Health 2 –18 Colac Road, Belmont Presenters: Ben Bissett (Physiotherapist) and Dr Robert Brzozek (Muscular Skeletal GP) RSVP … Read More

Falls Prevention

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Falls Prevention   Among older adults, falls are the leading cause of  unintentional injuries and hospital admissions for trauma. Falls can take a serious toll on older adults’ quality of life and independence. Come and listen so some ways you can prevent future falls for yourself or those around you. Wednesday 4th May, 6.30-8pm At: Kardinia Health 2 –18 Colac … Read More

Mindfulness Forum – Wednesday 20th April 2016

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Mindfulness Would you like to know more about Mindfulness? This forum will provide an * Introduction to Mindfulness * What it involves * Benefits for you Wednesday 20th April, 6.30-8pm At: Kardinia Health 2 –18 Colac Road, Belmont Presenters: Suzie Brown RSVP essential as places are limited:  by Tuesday 19th April    email: community.forums@kardiniahealth.com.au         or phone 03 5202 9333 Entry by … Read More

Community Forums Coming Soon

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Community Forums Coming Up Wednesday 21st April – Mindfulness with Suzie Brown (Mindfulness) Wednesday 4th May – Falls Prevention with Ben Bissett (Physiotherapist) Wednesday 18th May – Osteoporosis/Osteoarthritis – What’s the difference?  Dr Andrew Beavon (General Practitioner) & Natalie Egan (Exercise Physiotherapist)