Allied Health Professionals
Melanie Krop is a clinical psychologist. She obtained a Masters Degree in Clinical Psychology at the University of Utrecht in Netherlands, but has called Australia home for 34 years.
Melanie provides psychological therapy for all ages; children, adolescents and adults. She provides relationship counselling and family therapy.
Psychological therapy can:
- Help improve mood i.e. reduce anxiety and depression.
- Help find better and healthier ways to deal with stress and problems.
- Help build better relationships.
- Help deal with trauma and grief and loss.
Lisa is a Credentialed Mental Health Nurse with the Australian College of Mental Health Nurses and has twenty years experience working with patients with mental health conditions both in Australia and she also worked in London for five years. Most of her focus has been with adult mental health patients but Lisa has also worked with adolescents and eating disorders and drug and alcohol patients. Lisa has done some training in psychotherapy and ACT and try to work with the patients on an individual basis depending on what their needs might be.
Nicholas Sedley is an Accredited Exercise Physiologist with a Bachelor in Exercise Science and Rehabilitation. Nicholas specialises in the delivery of exercise, lifestyle and behavioural modification programs for the prevention and management of chronic diseases and injuries. He works to treat and manage a broad range of preventable health conditions, including diabetes, arthritis, osteoporosis, cardiovascular disease and obesity. Nicholas is very enthusiastic about providing multidisciplinary, team-based and patient-focused care for the community.
Hearing Life is one of the world’s leading networks of hearing care professionals, making a huge difference to the lives of people with hearing difficulties. For over 70 years, they have provided hearing care services to Australians. Whether you have had your hearing tested before, or it’s a totally new experience for you, they will always take extra care to create, ‘the Hearing Life difference’. This is a combination of the very best facilities combined with friendly, professional staff that has a clear focus on addressing your needs. Hearing Life if fully accredited by the Office of Hearing Services to provide subsidised services to pensioners and veterans under the Australian Government Hearing Services Program.
Philip graduated in 1983 and has vast experience in muscular skeletal physiotherapy, sports injuries and neurological patients. He ran a successful private practice for many years and was head physio at Ringwood Private Hospital for 28years helping medical and surgical patients and oncology patients. Philip takes a holistic approach to treatment. He designed and ran meditation groups and mindfulness classes for 15 years which he used in conjunction with traditional physiotherapy treatments.
He has been at Central Clinic for 3 years, where he continues to use his knowledge to assist patients with a wide range of challenges ranging from joint replacement, sports injuries, neurological conditions to oncology and rehabilitation.
Treatment is friendly, ‘hands-on’ and professional. Philip’s treatments enable his patients to regain meaningful function. Physiotherapy is helpful in addressing spinal pain, headaches, shoulder pain, joint pain and in post-surgical rehabilitation.
James is a Senior Podiatrist with special interest and extensive experience with musculoskeletal foot and ankle conditions.
James graduated from La Trobe University having completed a 4 year Bachelor of Podiatry. During this time, James developed a strong interest in musculoskeletal medicine and surgery.
He is one of only two Podiatrists in Australia who specialises in using a unique approach to injury rehabilitation and management through merging the correction of biomechanical dysfunction and minimally invasive ultrasound guided tissue regenerative procedures.
James is available at Central Clinic Warragul on Tuesdays.
Mr. Glen Baker provides Stress Echo testing services at Central Clinic.
You will be exercising for a short period on a treadmill while your heart rhythm and blood pressure are being monitored. Ultrasound images will be taken of the heart before and after exercise.
Please wear comfortable loose clothing, sports shoes or flat soled walking shoes.