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Allied Health - South Melbourne

 

 

 

psychologist south melbourne main

 

Clinical Psychologist:
Estelle Davies BSc MSc (Clin) Psych

Qualifications:
Estelle is a fully registered Clinical Psychologist with a BSc in Applied Psychology and a Masters in Clinical Psychology
Experience
Estelle has had many years of experience working as a Clinical Psychologist primarily in public health and in private practice


Provides Services to:
Adults and Adolescents


Areas of Interest and Expertise:
• Depression
• All anxiety disorders including Obsessive Compulsive Disorder
• PTSD
• Adult Survivors of Child Sexual Abuse
• Extensive experience with Eating Disorder Clients
• Grief and Loss
• Low self-esteem

 

Types of Treatment Modalities:
Estelle is able to draw on a range of therapeutic approaches to best meet the needs of her clients including; Cognitive Behaviour Therapy, Mindfulness, Acceptance and Commitment Therapy and Schema Focused Therapy.
She believes in each individual’s potential to surmount obstacles and difficulties in their lives through; developing greater insight and perspective on the issues they are struggling with and learning new strategies and skills to reduce distress and improve their overall sense of well-being. She sees it as a privilege to walk that journey with her clients, as a compassionate encourager and skilled facilitator for change.

 

 

 

 

 

dr dietitian nutritionist south melbourne main

 

Accredited Practicing Dietitian
Dr Maryam Bassirat

PhD (Med), MDiet, BSc Biochem (Hons), Grad Cert Hum Nut

 

Maryam believes in the prevention of potentially harmful medical conditions. Her passion for nutrition and its link with chronic diseases was the motivating factor for choosing her career in medical research. She started her journey by completing her Bachelor of Science degree in Biochemistry at Manchester University in UK, followed by a PhD in medicine at Melbourne University. She has over 15 years of research experience in inflammatory chronic conditions such as diabetes, heart disease and chronic pain. Maryam has numerous publications including a book, been employed in major hospitals in Melbourne and has been involved in teaching throughout her career. In 2014, she decided to further advance her skills by completing a Graduate certificate of Human nutrition at Deakin and a Master’s degree in Dietetics at Monash University.

Maryam believes in building a strong relationship with her clients and offering them the most recent research findings so they can make an informed decision about their current treatment plan and future health goals. Her nutritional counselling is positive and tailored to suit her client’s needs in supporting their goals towards improving their quality of life.

 

Maryam can provide nutritional advice for:

  • Diabetes management (including carbohydrate counting)
  • Heart disease (High cholesterol, High blood pressure)
  • Bone health (Arthritis, osteoporosis)
  • Gastrointestinal disorders (stomach, bowel)
  • Cancer management
  • Healthy eating (Intuitive/mindful eating and a non-diet approach)
  • Weight management
  • Adolescents health & Aged care

She also has a good understanding of Persian culture and can consult any Farsi speaking clients.

 

 

 

 

 

dr podiatrist south melbourne main

 

Podiatrist:
Dr Sam Besnek BHS, MPP

Qualified podiatrist

 

General foot care, diabetic foot, circulation problems, flat foot, orthotics.
Qualified to provide PRP injections to foot joints.

 

I completed my degree of Bachelor of Health Science and Master of Podiatric Practice at La Trobe University. I’ve worked in multiple clinical settings including public hospitals, community health centres and private practices. My personal interest in sports, especially soccer and martial arts, has given me a wider understanding of how important it is to feel and be healthy.

Stemming from these personal experiences, I have a main interest in sports podiatry and treating chronic heel, shin and knee pain. I’ve adapted a combination of different therapeutic approaches to treat such conditions successfully. These include injection therapies, dry needling and orthotics prescribing.

 

Furthermore, my experiences lie in paediatric care, diabetic assessments and injury prevention. Once again, my work in multiple health care settings has equipped me with the experience to adequately treat such conditions.

 

 

 

 

 

physio south melbourne main

 

Physiotherapist
Margarita Gurevich, B.Phty MAPA

Margarita completed her Bachelor of Physiotherapy degree at La Trobe University as well as a Diploma of Scenar Therapy in Moscow Scenar Centre. Margarita has extensive experience and specialises in SCENAR therapy, electrotherapy and women’s health.

 

Margarita is the Senior Physiotherapist at Health Point Physiotherapy and is now joining the team at RealCare Health Clinic. In the past Margarita worked for MD Health Physiotherapy for over a year and specialised in Clinical Pilates. Shortly after, she went to Moscow to further develop her Physiotherapy skills in the areas of disease diagnostics and treatment.

 

Over the months she was at Moscow, she acquired knowledge and skills in the electrotherapy methodologies including ultrasound, interferential, electrostimulation, magnetotherapy, SCENAR therapy and drug phoresis.

 

Margarita has been actively involved in SCENAR conferences, presenting a Case Study together with our Senior Clinical Advisor on the use of SCENAR therapy for treatment of functional dyspepsia at the 4th Australasian SCENAR Conference.

 

Margarita uses general physiotherapy techniques and are experts in electrotherapy, SCENAR therapy, McKenzie method, Clinical Pilates, Real Time ultrasound and other evidence-based techniques. She specialises in the following conditions:

  • back and neck pain
  • joint pain, including osteoarthritis
  • tension headaches and cervicogenic headaches
  • fibromyalgia
  • bursitis, tendinitis - shoulders, elbows, hips, knees
  • plantar fasciitis, heel spurs
  • incontinence
  • mastitis
  • sports injuries
  • scoliosis