ALLIED HEALTH PROFESSIONALS
Allied Health professionals are attached to the practice, such as psychologists, podiatrist, diabetes educator and dietitian. They can be accessed through a doctor’s referral or directly. If a GP makes the referral there will be a rebate through Medicare under the Enhanced Primary Care (EPC) system. If you don’t have a referral you will be required to pay the full amount of the Allied Health professional’s fee.
Melanie Green (Wednesday)
All aspects of podiatry practice including: treatment for corns and calluses; nail surgery for ingrown toenails; neurological and vascular assessment of the lower limb including Doppler flow studies; risk assessment and management of the diabetic foot; orthotic therapy and prescription; assessment of children’s feet; and advice on footwear.
Appointments can be made by calling the surgery on (02) 6238 1417.
Mental Health & Psychologists
Virginia Chambers (Wednesdays)
Virginia is a psychologist and provides psychology services at the Bungendore Medical Centre. She has extensive experience working with adults dealing with anxiety and depression, parents assisting with parenting skills and also enjoys working with those who have gender issues and homosexuality.
Appointments can be made by phoning 0402670265
Kate Soulsby (Monday evenings)
Kate is an Accredited Mental Health Social Worker with the Australian Association of Social Work with over 25 years of direct psychotherapy practice experience.
Her areas of expertise and speciality include working with children, youth and adults who have experienced trauma and addiction, or who have other mental health struggles. She is trained in various therapeutic interventions which include CBT, EMDR and DBT. She also provides supervision to other therapists and mental health professionals along-side working full-time in Canberra Health Services as the Manager of a Counselling and Therapy team.
She is keen to help anyone who needs support through various life’s stressors and can be contacted to make an appointment by phoning 0438409433.
David Cleverly (Mondays, Tuesdays)
David is a Registered Psychologist and is a full member of the Australian Psychological Society. David works in private practice and provides Psychological services across the lifespan, including: children, youth, adults and has extensive experience completing educational assessments, behavioural assessments and ASD assessments.
Anxiety and Depression
Behavioural and educational assessments, diagnosis and treatment including Autism Spectrum Disorder, ADHD
Comcare and Worker’s Compensation services
Grief and Loss
Cognitive and Behavioural Therapy (CBT)
Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT)
Short- Term Therapy
Relaxation and Mindfulness
Appointments can be made after a referral from your GP. Please ring reception at Bungendore Medical Centre on 02 62381417
Dietition & Nutritionist
Tracey Harb (PhD) (available once a month)
Tracy Harb is an Accredited Practising Dietitian and Public HealthNutritionist, and has many years experience in public health nutrition policy development and program management for Government institutions and has worked as a Public Health Epidemiologist.
Tracy now devotes her time to helping individuals identify and overcome their barriers to making healthy lifestyle changes.
Tracy provides healthy eating advice for Diabetes, Weight management, Gastrointestinal disorders (IBS)), Aged Care Nutrition, Food Allergies and Intolerances, Fussy Eaters, Paediatric Nutrition and more.
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Services also provided by allied health professionals to patients at Bungendore Medical Centre but who do not operate from our rooms include:
Louise Steinman (Monday to Friday)
Louise is an expert when it comes to finding the underlying causes of your pain or discomfort, or to prevent a small issue becoming a big problem. She will not only treat your problem, but show you how to best manage your condition and advise ways of preventing it happening again. Louise’s practice is located adjacent to the Bungendore Medical Centre.
To find out more or to make an appointment call (02) 6238 0418.
Laura provides Occupational Therapy Services to the Canberra and surrounding NSW region as a home based service. Laura’s clients include the frail and elderly, persons who have sustained a catastrophic accident and persons who suffer a neurological impairment or had a stroke. Treatments include upper limb and cognitive therapy, equipment prescription and minor modifications.
Laura holds qualifications in Occupational Therapy and a Masters in Public Health.
To make an appointment call 0414 72 0531 or email:
PO Box 503 Bungendore NSW 2621 Reg. no: OCC0001723737