DR. MELISSA LAYTON

Osteopath

Melissa graduated from Victoria University with a Bachelor of Science (Clinical Science) and a Masters of Osteopathy. Melissa has a long history in the health field after working as a remedial massage therapist for more than 12 years. With four children of her own, Melissa has a keen interest in family health care. She understands the importance of developing an individual treatment plan to help relieve symptoms and educate her clients on how to achieve optimal health and well-being.

Melissa uses a variety of manual therapy techniques, exercise prescription, as well as postural, ergonomic and lifestyle advice to encourage health and well-being. To compliment her osteopathic treatment, Melissa has trained in dry needling and cupping techniques.

 

Melissa is a down to earth osteopath who has a genuine interest in helping her clients achieve their health goals.

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NARRELL GUTTERSON

Remedial Massage Therapist

Narrell is a qualified and popular local massage therapist offering both deep tissue/remedial massage and relaxation treatments. She works with patients experiencing various mobility issues, injuries, long term and chronic pain as well as pregnancy massage.

Narrell can also utilise cupping in her treatments to maximise the effectiveness of the treatment provided.

Narrell is also the supplier of our incredible candles that we burn and sell in the clinic. You'll be hard pressed to find better value candles of such high quality.

DR. ELEA PAPAGEORGIOU

Osteopath

Elea graduated from Victoria University, obtaining a Bachelor of Science (Clinical Sciences) and a Master’s degree in Health Science (Osteopathy). Elea has spent time living and working through the snowy winters and humid summers of Ontario, Canada. In addition, he has spent time working in Goa, India, treating out of the Salgaocar Medical Research Centre hospital.

 

Elea enjoys helping patients make and maintain positive changes to their health and wellbeing. Whilst Elea’s osteopathic interests span wide, he enjoys managing sport-related injuries and chronic pain conditions, such as back pain, sciatica, osteoarthritis, headaches, and migraines. He is passionate about using a combination of hands-on treatment, patient education and targeted rehabilitation programs to achieve positive outcomes for his patients.

Elea is a relaxed and personable osteopath who aims to provide the best care possible, tailored specifically to each individual patients needs and goals.

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CHRISTINA KOTSAFARAS

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Psychologist

Christina has extensive experience working with children (age 10+), adolescents and their families in school settings and at-risk adolescents in community settings. She has also supported adults and children of many cultures, nationalities and religious backgrounds through a variety of challenges in private practice and is fluent in Greek.


She is committed to helping people achieve full and enriched lives using a range of evidence-based techniques in a non-judgmental environment.
 

Areas of Expertise: Depression, Anxiety, Workplace stress, Interpersonal relationships, Adjustment issues, Grief and loss, Sleep issues, Trauma, General stress management
 

Treatment Modalities: Cognitive Behavioural Therapy (CBT), Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT), Solution Focused Therapy; and Mindfulness Meditation.

MELISSA BAH

Psychologist

Mel works with adults and adolescents utilizing a variety of approaches including Cognitive Behavioural Therapy (CBT), Acceptance Commitment Therapy (ACT), Motivational Interviewing, Solution Focused Brief Therapy (SFBT), Mindfulness and relaxation techniques. She is committed to working with each individual’s needs and goals using a person-centered approach. 

 

She has worked with people experiencing difficulties with: anxiety (including panic attacks and phobias), depression, trauma, stress, workplace issues, grief and loss, post-natal depression and family and relationship issues. 

 

Another area of specialty, having come from an occupational rehabilitation setting, is an understanding of the impact of injury on one’s mental health. 

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NAZAN YUSUF

Counsellor

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Nazan is a Registered Counsellor with a background in teaching (Visual Arts). Her background in the Creative Arts, has allowed her to specialise in the use of Creative Therapeutic interventions, when working with children, youth and adults. This allows Nazan to use multiple ways to assist individuals to find expression and to make deep and meaningful connections to facilitate their growth.

Nazan works holistically, and applies a range of therapeutic modalities including solution focused therapy and cognitive behavioural therapy, tailoring to each individual’s needs. She has over 10 years’ experience working with children and has a strong reputation for her positive, creative and warm communication style.

 

Nazan creates a comfortable, safe, creative and positive space for each of her clients, and has assisted many with navigating seasons of anxiety & depression. She also provides support for those facing times of increased stress, difficulty with relationships, grief and loss, and other life changes with her mindful approach.