Support for Transgender and Gender Diverse people

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Kardinia Health prides itself on being a community leader in providing support to members of the community who identify as transgender and gender diverse. Kardinia Health has worked hard to create an inclusive and positive environment that provides open access and support for people who may have previously encountered barriers to receiving quality healthcare. Kardinia Health provides important services 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

Welcome New Psychologist – Dr Tania Van Megchelen

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 Dr Tania van Megchelen, B. Sc. Psych. (Hons), M. Psych (child and family), D. Psych (clinical), MAPS, is a registered clinical psychologist, a full member of the Australian Psychological Society, a registered practitioner with AHPRA, an author and presenter. Tania has worked in the health field since 1998. Tania is dedicated to patient-focused mental health, innovation, collaboration, and promoting wellness … Read More

Welcome New Physiotherapist – John Furness

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John has been practicing as a Physiotherapist for over 15 years and has extensive experience in both public and private settings working with a range of neurological and musculoskeletal conditions. He has worked with athletes, children and the frail aged and has a particular passion for exercise-based rehabilitation and functional training in sporting/musculoskeletal injuries and chronic pain conditions. He has … Read More

Welcome New Psychologist – Rachel Meadows

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I have a relaxed and informal approach to psychological therapy and can often be heard laughing with clients in session. I am experienced working in mental health and the alcohol and other drugs field. In addition I have training and experience working with clients who have personality disorders or who have experienced trauma at some point in their lives. I … Read More

Welcome New Psychologist – Rod Happell

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Rod has a Master’s degree in psychology and is undertaking AHPRA endorsement to practice as a counselling psychologist. He has 10 years’ experience working as a school psychologist providing counselling and assessment (of learning difficulties) to children and adolescents. Rod works with children and adolescents struggling to cope with emotional and mental distress that prevents them from fully engaging in … Read More

Welcome New Exercise Physiologist – James Koniw

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Welcome to Kardinia Health our new Exercise Physiologist James Koniw. James is an Accredited Exercise Physiologist (AEP) with the tools and knowledge to help improve the lives of people living with musculoskeletal injuries and chronic disease through exercise and lifestyle interventions. James has graduated from a Masters of Clinical Exercise Physiology at Deakin University, and has experience in low back pain, … Read More

Expired: Community Forums Coming Soon – 2016

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Community Forums Coming Soon Wednesday 20th July – Managing Low Back Pain Wednesday 17th August – Sleep Wednesday 21st September – Drugs and Alcohol – Adolescents Wednesday 12th October – Anxiety – New/Other Treatments Wednesday 9th November – Travel Health Wednesday 16th November – Tuning into Children and Teenagers – specific Teenagers, Anxiety, depression kids dealing with mental health issues