Medical Practice

Sydney CBD

Call: (02) 9231 1000
Ground Floor 70 Pitt Street, Sydney 2000

Other Health Specialists

Exercise Physiology

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Elizabeth Machan

Background

Elizabeth is an accredited exercise physiologist and nutritionist. She holds an Australian Postgraduate Award Scholarship and is currently completing her PhD through the University of Sydney at the Woolcock Institute of Medical Research.

Her studies investigate obstructive sleep apnea, low testosterone and weight loss.

Elizabeth specialises in weight loss and primarily works with endocrine and metabolic conditions such as PCOS, insulin resistance, OSA, thyroid conditions and diabetes.

She has been trained in health coaching and is both practical and realistic in her approach to tailoring your exercise program to your medical needs.

Naturopathy

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Max Hacker

Background

Max Hacker is our Naturopath.

Using safe, holistic natural medicine, Max will restore your vitality and have you feeling on top of the world. Underpinned by a growing body of scientific evidence, naturopathy addresses prevention, underlying causes and the symptoms of ill health.

Stress, infertility, weight loss, healthy aging and sports performance are some of the issues Max can help you with.

Nutrition

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Sandy Najem

Accredited Practicing Dietitian (APD) and Accredited Nutritionist (AN)

Background

Sandy graduated with a Masters of Nutrition and Dietetics from the University of Sydney. Sandy enjoys all aspects of nutrition, and has a keen interest in diabetes, weight management and heart disease.
 
She enjoys consulting with individual clients offering tailored nutritional advice and corporate clients providing up to date information about healthy eating and lifestyle management.
 
Sandy is committed to continuing professional education so you can be confident that you will receive an evidence based solution for any nutrition issues.
 
Sandy’s friendly personality and passion about her work will make your experience in seeing a dietitian a positive step towards achieving optimal health. 

Physiotherapy

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Paolo Beraldo

Background

Paolo Beraldo graduated from the University of Bologna in Italy in 2000. After working in Italy and overseas, he decided to move to Sydney.

Paolo uses a hands-on approach to treat back- neck pain and sport injuries. He has over ten years experience as a Physiotherapist and is associated with a number of health funds including MBF, Medibank Private and BUPA.

Psychology

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Tanuza Rahman

BSc (Psych Hons), Grad Dip (Social Health)

Background

Tanuza is a registered psychologist with broad experience working with individuals, couples and groups with a variety of presentations including Depression and Anxiety disorders, Post Traumatic Stress Disorder, Adjustment Issues, Grief and Loss, Self-Harming, Behavioural Issues, Stress Management, Parenting as well as Family and Relationship challenges.

Tanuza's approach is holistic and client-centred, supporting the diverse needs of her clients, their families and communities. Her warm and caring approach enables her to instantly build rapport with clients and their support networks. Tanuza employs evidence-based interventions such as Cognitive Behaviour Therapy (CBT), Motivational Interviewing, Solution focused brief therapy, Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT), Mindfulness-based therapy and Interpersonal Therapy.

Tanuza is also a bilingual clinician having worked extensively with clients from Culturally and Linguistically Diverse (CALD) backgrounds. She has sound experience with assessments and treatment of Problem Gambling, facilitating motivational and wellness groups as well as Employment and Vocational profiling. Tanuza has also developed specialist knowledge in Child Protection and Early Intervention in her previous work with the Department of Human Services.

Scarlett Gill

B.Comm/B.Sc, PGDipPsych, M.Psych(Clin)

Background

Scarlett is a warm, supportive and compassionate clinical psychologist dedicated to helping people overcome the challenges affecting their lives. She is experienced in working with adults, youth, families in a wide range of areas such as:

o Depression
o Stress (such as work-related stress)
o Adjustment difficulties (such as changes in life stage)
o Anxiety (including panic attacks, social anxiety, phobias, obsessive compulsive disorder and generalised anxiety)
o Grief and loss
o Parenting issues
o Child, Adolescent and Family issues
o Relationship issues

Scarlett holds a Master of Clinical Psychology and is also a member of the Australian Clinical Psychology Association and the Australian Association for Cognitive Behaviour Therapy. She primarily uses cognitive-behavioural therapy, however she works closely with her clients to identify the most suitable approach. She incorporates techniques and strategies from other therapies such as acceptance and commitment therapy, schema therapy, mindfulness-based therapy and dialectical-behaviour therapy.

More information can be found at www.scarlettgill.com.au