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Sarah Healy

Exercise Physiology

Sarah Healy is an Exercise Physiologist, with knowledge and skills to implement exercise interventions for people with acute, sub-acute or chronic medical conditions, disabilities or injuries. In other words- she knows stuff! This beach dweller loves cooking, is partial to an excellent tea and mountain bike riding in nature sets her heart to happy mode. A published writer, Sarah understands and is passionate about helping people prevent injury and get moving.

Sarah's background in coaching gymnastics fuelled a career that is impressively highly qualified. A Bachelor of Applied Science in Human Movement and a Grad Dip in Exercise for Rehabilitation, with a variety of Certifications. What is she looking forward to? A world in which Exercise Physiologists are front of mind with GP's, Surgeons, Psychiatrists and Psychologists . Why? Because Sarah knows research shows the benefit of exercise in prevention and recovery in humans.

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Sarah Appleford

Nutrition

Clinical nutritionist, Sarah Appleford, believes achieving optimal health and wellbeing relies on living with intention. Nourishing the body with whole foods, consciously moving and practising self-care on a daily basis are the fundamentals to life according to Sarah. She seeks to help people discover vitality and joy in life. In her downtime, she can be found in the kitchen or burying her head in health-related research. If she isn't hanging out with the fam, Sarah is thinking up new and innovative ways to inspire. With personalised health strategies and bringing back the art of cooking to kids, this is a woman on a mission! Gut disorders, children's health, nutritional education and post/prenatal nutrition are the focus of Sarah's expertise, and we welcome her to WBHW.

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Liana Loannidis

Osteopathy

With her positive mindset and contagious enthusiasm, Liana is an osteopath dedicated to helping guide her patients on their personal healing journey. Liana believes in holistic health care and uncovering the root cause of complaints. She enjoys consulting with patients who are committed to improving their health and trust that with the right guidance and dedication, they can achieve optimal wellbeing. With this approach, it’s no wonder her favourite quote is “if you change the way you look at things, the things you look at change.”
Treating toddlers and school-aged children ignites Liana’s passion for her work along with supporting those who are open-minded and willing to making the required changes to heal and live a fulfilled life. Living beach-side, you’ll find Liana taking coastal walks, baking mouth-watering treats or keeping busy with in a creative side project. We are thrilled Liana can offer her services to our Ocean Grove community.

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Nick Balic

Osteopathy

Highly motivated to improve his patient’s health and wellness, Nick is a passionate and driven osteopath who thrives on progress. Just like his own skill as a health practitioner, he believes a person's health is full of limitless possibilities. He is energised by seeing patients achieve goals they never knew they could reach. He enjoys working with people from all walks of life, understanding that achieving true health can take time, patience and dedication but is always worth the effort.
His drive and passion to outstrip personal bests extend to his life outside of work, where he keeps himself busy playing footy, tennis and running. When not progressing his skills as a practitioner, he can be found slowing down to catch up with friends and family and exploring his talent as a photographer.

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Catherine Spiteri

Osteopathy

Catherine is a dedicated and conscientious osteopath who has worked at various clinics across the state. Catherine has an incredible respect for all living things, a value that has woven its way into both her personal and work life. In her free time, she enjoys surrounding herself with life, be it outdoors hiking in beautiful green spaces or indoors creating a plant oasis for her and her family to enjoy.
Her support for her patient's health is profound and her appreciation for symbiotic relationships continue. She truly sees the value in a dynamic, sharing relationship between patient and practitioner and loves nothing more than a patient who is wanting and willing to get better. Her appreciation for life is no clearer than when treating babies, she feels honoured to play a role in their health.
Catherine embraces every opportunity in which she can raise others up to their fullest potential and also taking on new information that her patients impart on her, to ensure her growth as a practitioner is exceeded only by the progress of her patient’s health.

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Tanja McKenzie

Osteopathy

Tanja Mackenzie is passionate about the science of holistic health and the positive effect it can have on people's lives. Behind the scenes, you will find Tanja enjoying author Eckhart Tolle's insights or hanging out with her family. The nature-loving local's ideal future includes a market garden filled with an abundance of fruit and veggies while she helps advocate for a collective approach to Osteopathy and holistic health in Australia. Helping people and seeing them discover a vested interest in their health and wellbeing is the stuff that makes Tanja tick and with over 18+ years of dedicated experience in the field of Osteopathy, we are thrilled to have her services available for our community.

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Marissa Mitchell

Osteopath

Marissa Mitchell is forging a career to help people improve their lives, achieve their goals and ultimately guide them into healthier lives. With university qualifications in Science, Osteopathy and Pilates, Marissa is a positive asset to our team. Surfing, pilates, yoga, running, skiing, reading, cooking and the great outdoors are just a taster of how this go-getter spends her time outside the clinic. Inspiring us all in the ways in which we can seek balance and passion for helping the world be a better place, Marissa is passionate about empowering others. The Melbournite now calls the Bellarine home, and we look forward to her contribution in 2020.

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Faye Kendall

Osteopathy

If she isn't hiking mountains or travelling the world advocating for health prevention, Faye Kendall is someone who understands and values health over disease. The dedicated practitioner recognizes the symbiotic relationship between the natural laws of healing and the human body. A highly regarded Osteopath, leader and founder of several successful clinics, Faye is committed to her vision and is creating scope for multimodality centres with health-centric services. The outcome of such a vision? Assisting and guiding healthy humans who enjoy the great balanced choices they have made rather than patients who are suffering. Her love for her labradors, a good book, family and friends help this much loved practitioner achieve her goals in a way that sparks the mind and is sourced from the heart.

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Sarah Hall

Psychology

Psychology is an incredible science and is a dynamic space. Sarah Hall has flourished. But the function of psychology in our daily lives and Sarah's ideology to normalise the process and make it readily accessible is what really makes this beloved confidante tick. Self-reflection in a collaborative setting can help empower people and lead them to experience breakthroughs, with thoughts and emotions no longer ruling our behaviours.

``We all have our unique blend of normal, and we can get in touch with our values and make meaningful changes in our lives`` is Sarah's motto. Educated at the University of Melbourne with her Psychology degree with an additional Honours Degree at Deakin and an extensive portfolio of further qualifications has been the solid foundation for her psychology practice, which is solidly forged in 17 + years of experience. WBHW welcomes Sarah to our practice!

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Jayne Turner

Clinical Psychology

Dr Jayne Turner; Clinical Psychologist understands as individuals we are all unique, and our psychological experiences have influenced who we are today. The AHPRA approved, and APS member is devoted to working collaboratively with clients to learn, understand and grow through self-exploration and gleaning insights. Assistance with personal empowerment and living healthier, happier lives with a tailored treatment for mental health is the drive behind Jayne's thriving practise. Her focus on anxiety, panic disorders, transitional life stages, avoidance behaviours, OCD and depression, provides our guests with a breadth of services on offer.

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