Allied Health

Julie Murdoch - Psychologist

Julie has been a psychologist in general practice for the past 12 years. She works in the Hallam and Glen Waverley areas. Julie's interest and expertise are in the mental health area including: anxiety, depression, and in other areas including relationship crises, alcohol and drug issues, post natal depression, employment problems, chronic pain, workcover and TAC related issues also.

Dr. Marlies Alvarenga

Dr Alvarenga is a Clinical Psychologist and past Director of the Monash Clinical Psychology Centre at the School of Psychology and Psychiatry, Monash University. She has been past convener of the BakerIDI and Monash University’s biannual international conference in Psychogenic Heart Disease.
Marlies has expertise in all areas of Mental Health.

Silva Nazaretian - Dietitian

Silvas's particular fields of interests include the nutritional management of Type 1 and Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus, weight management, gastrointestinal disorders and sports nutrition. Silva is passionate about providing individuals of all ages with the necessary knowledge and tools to empower her patients to make healthy and informed decisions and achieve a healthy and nutritionally balanced lifestyle.

Edna Louzardo - Diabetes Educator

Edna is a credentialed diabetes educator.
The main aims of diabetes education are to enhance knowledge and foster behaviour change in order to promote self-management.
The diabetes educator's role is to help people with diabetes learn to manage their disease. She also facilitates our Life! program for patients at risk of diabetes who wish to prevent it's onset. She can assess and manage type 1, type 2 and gestational diabetes.

Jane Lee - Physiotherapist

Jane graduated from the University of Melbourne in 2009. Since then she has had a variety of experience in aged care, workplace health and training, soccer club as well as private practice. She provides physiotherapy management which includes dry needling, kinesio taping and customised exercise programs for rehabilitation as well as weight loss. Jane also believes in providing the necessary knowledge to her patients in achieving the best long term health outcomes.

Mini Gupta - Audiologist

Mini is Audiology Australia accredited audiologist and has a speech therapist qualification too. She is a member of Independent Audiologists Australia and abides by the working ethics of the organisation. She also provides services under National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS).

Mini has over 13 years of working experience in the field of diagnostic and rehabilitative audiology. She possesses a Master’s degree in Audiology and a Bachelor’s degree in Speech Therapy & Audiology. Her goal is to provide comprehensive audiological services that would exceed all other services currently available in the area of hearing healthcare.
Her background includes a wide range of clinical work in different audiology clinics around Melbourne. She has also worked at the Cochlear Implant Clinic at the Royal Victorian Eye and Ear hospital where she further specialised as a Cochlear Implant Audiologist. With all these years of clinical experience she has developed the expertise in planning an individualised auditory rehabilitation plan for her patients according to their age, needs and severity of hearing loss.
Mini’s multifaceted approach to hearing health care involves not only a medical component in diagnosing and monitoring hearing loss, the health of outer and middle ear, but also rehabilitative components of living with a hearing loss. Such therapies include fitting hearing aids and assistive devices, social and aural therapy as well as auditory processing therapy, noise protection and prevention of further hearing loss

Lesley Garcia - Podiatrist

Lesley is available for appointments every second Friday.

Services include:

Nail Surgery
Gait Analysis
Orthotic Therapy
Calluses, Corns, Bunions,Warts
Pain relief assistance
Fungal Infections
Diabetic Care
Debriding/nail care