Welcome New Dietitian – Georgia Fassoulidis

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 Georgia Fassoulidis Accredited Practising Dietitian & Nutritionist, Sports Dietitian, Level 1 Anthropometrist B.Sc. (Nutrition & Food), MSc. (Nutrition & Dietetics), Sports nutrition course Memberships Sports Dietitians Australia Dietitians Association of Australia Georgia is an Accredited Practising Dietitian who brings with her over 5 years of extensive dietetic and nutrition experience. She has a strong passion for dietetics and prides herself … Read More

How health coaching can help you stay motivated and on track

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You probably know what it’s like, you have a goal you want to achieve and you may even know exactly what needs to be done, yet actually getting there just seems so overwhelming. It’s a common challenge for a lot of people, especially when it comes to your health and wellbeing.  Health coaching is now available at Kardinia Health and can assist … 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

Diabetes recovery and management: Starting with a diabetes educator

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Diabetes Educator Geelong

Diabetes can be debilitating however in most cases it can be very well managed through good monitoring, the correct medication, regular exercise and a healthy diet. In this article we’ll explore what a diabetes educator is, the different types of diabetes and treatment options. What is a diabetes educator? A diabetes educator works with the GP and an Endocrinologist to … 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

Non-invasive, confidential sexual health check ups in Geelong

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Sexual Health Check Up

Your sexual health is super important to stay on top of but we know the idea of a sexual health check up can make some people squeamish, so we thought we’d walk through what a sexual health check up is, why it’s important, and most importantly why it’s surprisingly routine, usually free of all the personally confronting situations you might … Read More