Allied Health Partners
Our GPs and Staff
You will find a comprehensive and caring service for all your health needs. We have a team of nurses, GPs , allied health and specialists to co-ordinate the best care for you.
Our childhood immunisation clinics are run by nurses with a doctor supervising each clinic.
Tuesday afternoons 1:30 pm –3:00 pm
Friday mornings 9:30 am –11:00 am
by appointments only.
This service is bulk-billed.
Please bring your child’s immunisation book with you for childhood immunisations.
Flu clinic consultations are also bulk billed. People with certain healthcare conditions receive a free flu vaccine. Otherwise the cost is $20 for a quadrivalent flu vaccine.
Immunisations are also available as part of a general consultation with you doctor. Please advise reception. This is billed as per normal consultations.
Travel Immunisations are available after a travel medicine consultation with a doctor. Please bring your itinerary and book a double appointment.
Men’s Health Clinic
At Harding Street we are committed to preventative health. The Men’s Health Check will be personally targeted to your age, concerns and risk factors. This will include heart health, prostate checks, cancer checks and mental health screen.
Psychologist: Kimberly Mercuri
Appointments: Appointments can be made by telephoning 0484105216
Area of Interest: general psychology/eating disorders/anxiety and depression/alcohol and drug issues
Doctor: Dr Minh Phan
Availability: Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Saturday
Appointments: made through our reception staff. To book an appointment call 9384 1321
Allied Health may be billed privately or maybe fully or partially discounted under EPC care plans, mental health care plans or your private health insurance. Chronic care plans and mental health plans require a referral from your doctor. DVA/TAC and WorkCover are fully covered for accepted claims. Please contact reception regarding specific costs. Our allied health services are available to see patients whom do not attend the medical practice.
Dietitians specialise in creating dietary plans for patients with diabetes, weight problems, chronic conditions, food intolerances, athletes and anyone who would like to adopt a healthier lifestyle and learn to cook delicious nutritious meals at home.
Dietitian: Vivian Tsang
Availability: Alternate Friday afternoons and Saturday mornings
Area of Interest: Diabetes, weight issues – including eating disorders, food intolerances and allergies, nutrition for athletes, nutrition for elderly including nursing homes and paediatrics.Costs:Chronic care plan EPC = $75.85 ($22.05 gap)30 minutes Reviews = $65.85 ($11.05 gap). Standard Consult plus individualised nutrition plan $135 for 45 minutesPrivate Initial = $110 45 minutes (private health care rebates may apply)Private Review = $80Eating Disorder Meal Plan Initial/Review = $85 ($31.20 gap)DVA/TAC/WorkCover are bulk billed
Appointments: Appointments made through our reception staff. To book an appointment call 9384 1321
Medical research continually reaffirms that there is a strong link between physical and mental health. A Psychologist aims to help their patients by helping them explore the reasons underpinning mental distress, fight depression and other mental illnesses and teach coping mechanisms.
Costs: Medicare supports Psychologist visits if you qualify for a mental health plan. MHPA Mental Health Plan can be provided by your doctor if your mental health issues qualify. This requires a double appointment and enables access to an initial 6 of a total of 10 sessions per calendar year. A Mental Health Plan reduces the out of pocket costs to approximately $25-$40 with some discounts available for Health Care Card Holders. Each Psychologist determines their own rates. Private health care rebates may apply for those who do not qualify for a Mental Health Plan.
Claire has over 15 years of experience as a Psychologist in private practice, community setting and schools.
Claire provides psychological counselling for children, adolescents and adults and also supporting parents of children .
Claire utilises a flexible non-judgemental approach to meet the needs of the individual or family. She is open, warm and engaging in her care and support.
Availability: Monday afternoon/evening and SaturdayAppointments: Appointments can be made by telephoning 0419115175Area of Interest: Child, adolescent and adults with special interest in abuse and trauma.
Psychologist: Soph Marsland
Masters of Clinical Psychology
Soph completed a Master of Clinical Psychology and undertook research into perinatal and LGBTQIA+ relationships and wellbeing. She has training and experience in Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT), Schema Therapy, and Dialectical Behaviour Therapy (DBT) and enjoys combining these with compassion-based approaches. She has special interest in working with clients experiencing perinatal mental health problems, OCD, depression, anxiety, and trauma.
Soph has a warm, passionate, authentic style. She has experience in settings including residential and outpatient public mental health and perinatal mental health. She is an LGBTQIA+ ally.
Appointments: Please contact us at 0488 224 260/ email@example.com
Area of Interest: Perinatal Mental Health, LGBTQIA+ relationships and wellbeing,Anxiety, Social Anxiety, Depression, self-esteem difficulties, OCD, Grief and loss, trauma.
Dr. Andrew Gardner
PhD in Clinical Psychology
Andrew has worked in a variety
of settings over the past ten years: community correctional services, alcohol and other drug services, the homelessness sector, university clinics, inpatient and outpatient clinical health psychology at public hospitals, and community mental health services for people with persistent and complex mental illness. This enables Andrew to offer clinical psychological support for a wide range of issues that can sometimes make the human experience difficult.
Andrew was awarded a PhD in Clinical Psychology by Monash University. His research, which focused on the relationship between social inclusion and mental health, has been published in scientific journals and presented at international conferences. Andrew has trained in a range of therapeutic approaches including cognitive behavioural therapy, mindfulness, acceptance and commitment therapy, and schema therapy.
Andrew is also a member of the Australasian Performing Rights Association (APRA), having previously worked as a songwriter/performer. He offers help to creative people who work in the music industry that may be struggling with aspects of that lifestyle, or their mental health more generally.
Availability: Tuesday and Fridays
Appointments: Please contact us at 0488 224 firstname.lastname@example.org
Psychologist: Michelle Keye
In Michelle’s work as a psychologist she has seen
despair, fear, entrenched patterns of dysfunctional behaviour, as well as post-traumatic growth, strengthened connections, and humans’ remarkable capacity for courage and resilience. She is passionate about supporting individuals to increase their self-awareness, and grow their confidence in their own ability to live a full and meaningful life.
Michelle has completed research projects in the areas of mindfulness and resilience. She draws on various evidence based therapeutic models (including cognitive-behavioural therapy and acceptance and commitment therapy) and incorporates mindfulness-based strategies and aspects of attachment theory into her practice.
Michelle has worked in community clinics and public hospitals, as well as in emergency service settings. She has clinical experience supporting individuals throughout major life changes including ill health, relationship difficulties, exposure to trauma, and career/ personal life transitions.
Availability: Thursday evenings
Area of Interest: Social Anxiety, Depression,
Complex Trauma and PTSD, Significant life
adjustments, Grief and loss.
Psychologist: Beverley Tyrrell
Beverley has been awarded a
Masters of Clinical Psychology. Her experience is garnered from over ten years of helping individuals at varying stages of the human experience. From initial incident management for critical, at risk adolescence, to adults who are navigating life through a Depression, Anxiety or a complex trauma experience. She has also supported active and returning service personnel with PTSD. She has worked in both community settings and across inpatient and outpatient settings in Australia’s largest private hospitals. She is trained in a number of trauma-focused therapies, including Schema Therapy and CBT (Cognitive Behavioural Therapy).
Availability: Tuesday & Wednesday mornings
Area of Interest: Anxiety, Depression,
Complex Trauma and PTSD, Significant life
adjustments,Grief and loss.
Psychologist: Natalie ButynI have worked at
Harding Street Medical since February 2015. I enjoy working with clients of all ages using evidence-based therapies including Cognitive Behavioural Therapy (CBT) and Acceptance Commitment Therapy (ACT). I provide treatment for issues such as anxiety, depression, insomnia, anger problems, OCD and ‘life issues’ like relationship conflict, family separation and career dissatisfaction. I am registered with the Psychology Board of Australia (Australian Health Practitioner Regulation Agency), the Australian Psychologist Society (APS) and a registered provider of Medicare psychological services.Availability: Monday 8am to 1pm (to 5pm every second Monday), every second Saturday 9am to 5pm Wednesday afternoon/eveningAppointments: Appointments
can be made by telephoning
0484 362 957 or
Dr. Andrea Wallace
Andrea feels privileged to be in a position to help clients to live fulfilling lives. The development of self-compassion and exercise of courage tend to be central themes in her client-focused work. Andrea’s areas of interest are anxiety and stress related difficulties, depression and self-critical thoughts, perfectionism and unrelenting standards, low self-worth and the maintaining factor of shame in many chronic mental health difficulties. Andrea has worked with a range of clients across a variety of settings, including inpatient and outpatient hospital settings, community-based practices and university setting. She engages with warmth and sensitivity, while encouraging self-examination, self-acceptance, and growth.
Availability: Tuesday evening
Area of Interest: Anxiety, OCD and Bipolar Disorder
Psychologist: YasothaYasotha has more than
15 years of experience as a
Child/Adolescent Psychologist in schools and private practice, both locally and internationally. Her areas of expertise are children and adolescents with anxiety and/or emotional regulation difficulties, autism spectrum disorder and learning disabilities. She conducts psycho-educational assessments, provides individual counselling, runs small group programs and parent workshops. She has worked with clients on a range of issues using primarily CBT techniques. She is a registered provider of Medicare psychological services and also supports clients with self managed NDIS. She is a trained facilitator of the Secret Agent Society Social Skills program.
Availability - Tuesday, Friday (alternate) and Saturdays (alternate)Appointments: Appointments can be made by telephoning (03) 9103 13 13
Podiatrists specialise in assessment and care of the lower limb and provide a holistic approach to healthcare. Podiatry focuses on all aspects of lower limb health, including diabetic foot health, biomechanical analysis, and pediatric foot health, and on-going general care. Our Podiatrists are skilled and experienced with treating a range of conditions from heel pain, to ingrown toenails.
Podiatrist: Sam Hales
Sam works with our Podiatrist Pete and works with us on Fridays.
Podiatrist: Peter Dietsch
Appointments: Appointments can be made through reception by telephoning 9384 1321Home visits are available on request.
Costs: Chronic care plan EPC = Bulk billed
Private = $75 initial consultation $65 for review appointments (private health care rebates may apply). Discount for Health Care Card Holderswww.frontierfootclinic.com.au
Physiotherapist: Michael MorcosMichael has developed experience across multiple Private Practice clinics across melbourne and has begun following his passion in the sporting world, developing a keen interest in sporting injuries and rehabilitative care, with a focus on Headache and Shoulder, Necks, Ankle and Spinal injuries and management. Michael has also had affiliations with tennis coaches and gymnastic physicians that have assisted his interests in sporting rehabilitation for all ages. Since Michael has completed his training in South Australia, he has worked in alongside multiple Clinicians, Sporting Physicians, Orthopaedic Surgeons and Medical professionals in the Northern Suburbs. He has recently begun designing Rehabilitation Protocol with Orthopaedic Surgeons for Post-operative Ankle Rehabilitation.
When Michael isn’t treating, he enjoys working in his community as a youth leader, loves playing basketball and table tennis and spends the rest of his time looking for a good steak restaurant and dessert places.
Physiotherapist: Michael RaflaAs a Senior Physiotherapist Michael has gained considerable experience working in Sports Private Physiotherapy across several clinical sites in Melbourne and across Victoria. Michael has a keen interest in sports injuries and rehabilitation and in 2007 began his work with both the Old Essendon Grammar Football club and the St. George Knights soccer club. Since having completed his training in Physiotherapy Michael has worked in conjunction with several Sports teams, Clinicians, Orthopaedic Surgeons and Medical Professionals across the Northern Suburbs. He is currently involved in clinical trials evaluating Shoulder, Hip and Knee outcomes in addition to designing rehabilitation Protocol with Orthopaedic Surgeons for post-operative Hip and Knee rehabilitation.
Outside of work Michael loves sports, particularly hiking, soccer and surfing as well as seeing his Bombers play.
Taking control of your diabetes today will help you feel better. Changes to lifestyle habits are not easy so having ongoing support at regular intervals can help keep your health on track. Kim can help with monitoring and blood glucose readings, lifestyle advice, behaviour change and health coaching, goal setting for change, medication management and initiating and adjusting of insulin or Byetta injections to optimise weight and diabetes control.
Diabetes Educator: Kim Welch
Appointments: Appointments can be made online.
Costs:Chronic care plan EPC = Bulk billed
Private = $100 (private health care rebates may apply)
We now offer Iron Infusions on-site. Iron deficiency is the most common form of anaemia and can make you feel tired, dizzy and lacking in mental clarity. An iron infusion is an effective way to help restore your iron levels to normal. The procedure is safe and minimally invasive. If you think you have symptoms of iron deficiency, please talk with your doctor.
Availability: Monday – Friday
Hours: 8:30am – 12:30pm by appointments only.
Geriatrician: Dr Claire LongArea of Interest: general and comprehensive health, medication and illness assessments/support for living independently.
Availability: Alternate Monday's
Appointments: Appointments made through our reception staff. To book an appointment call 03 9384 1321.
Costs: Initial comprehensive health assessment and management - $504.80 with a medicare rebate of $384.80
Review - $300.55 with a medicare rebate of $240.55
DVA consults are bulk billed. Please ensure you have seen your doctor for a referral if you wish to receive a medicare rebate
Please ask Jeanine for actual amounts please
Allied health may be billed privately , or may be fully or partially discounted under EPC care plans, mental health plans or your private health insurance. DVA/TAC and Workcover are fully covered for accepted claims. Details are available on our website or at reception
Dieticians specialise in creating dietary plans for patients wth diabetes, weight problems, chronic conditions, food intolerances, athletes and anyone who wants to adopt a healthier lifestyle and learn to cook delicious nutritious meals at home.
Dietician: Stephanie Pirotta
Appointments: Appointments made through our reception staff. To book an appointment call 039384 1321.
Costs: with a chronic care plan EPC = initial subsequent
private = ( private health care rebates may apply)
= for HCCH
Medical research continually reaffirms that there is a strong link between physical and mental health. A psychologist aims to help their patients by helping them explore the reasons underpinning mental distress, fight depression and other mental illnesses, and teach coping mechanisms.
Psychologist: Nadia Boscaglia
Area of Interest : general psychology / post natal / depression and anxiety
Availability: Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Saturday
Appointments: Appointments made by telephoning 0431 696 148
Psychologist: Natalie Butyn
Area of Interest : Child & Adolescent
Appointments: Appointments made by telephoning 0484 362 957
Area of Interest : general psychology / eating disorders and personality issues
Appointments: Appointments made by telephoning 0484 362 95
Podiatrists specialise in care for lowerlegs, ankles and feet.
Appointments: Please contact reception on 03 9384 1321.
Costs: with a chronic care plan EPC = BULKBILLED
private = (private health carerebates may apply)
Exercise physiologists specialise in exercise programming for the management of injuries and chronic conditions. This allows you to safely improve your health and fitness.
Exercise physiologist Beatrice Hunt
Appointments : Pleases contact Beatrice on 00000000
Diabetes Educator: Kim Welsh
Appointments: Please contact Kim on 0413 388 783
Costs: with a chronic care plan EPC =initial subsequent
Emergency after hours care for our patients is provided by our locum service. Please call them on 132660 (Doctor Doctor) for after hours care.
Patients who hold a Medicare card will be bulk billed.
If you call our usual telephone number outside our opening hours, a message will advise you to call the above number for after hours care.
Additional after hours services for severe problems are available through the following:
Private Hospital Emergency Departments at the Epworth Richmond Hospital (94266303), John Fawkner Hospital (93852266). These hospitals will charge a service fee.
Public Hospital Emergency Departments at St Vincent's Hospital (9288 4356), Royal Melbourne Hospital (9342 7000), Royal Women's Hospital (emergency 8345 3600) , Austin Hospital (emergency 9496 5000) and Mercy Hospital for Women (emergency 8458 4000) No appointment required for emergencies.
These hospitals do not charge a service fee.
You can also contact the Ambulance Service directly by calling 000. We strongly recommend patients hold ambulance cover.
Home visits are available for regular patients of the clinic who are too ill or elderly to attend the surgery.
Visits are also made to local nursing homes and hostels.
Please call the clinic as early as possible if you may require a home visit. Only some doctors are available for home visits. There may be out of pocket fees for this service. If your doctor is unable to visit we may assist you to call the locum service.
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Our Practice Manager will address any concerns.
Or you may contact the
Office of the Health Services Commissioner
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