Medical Practice

Sydney CBD

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

Other Health Specialists

Naturopathy

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Max Hacker

Background

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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Nour Barcha

BAppSc (Phty), APAM

Background

Nour graduated from the University of Sydney in 1995. Following her graduation, Nour worked in the hospital system and a variety of private practices including a specialist Foot and Ankle Clinic, where she gained valuable experience.

Nour has travelled internationally for the Australian Veterans Hockey Pacific Tour and the Rugby Sevens Tournament; worked nationally with AFL and locally with various other sports including Basketball, Gymnastics and Soccer. She has a wealth of experience in managing musculoskeletal and sports conditions and has a particular interest in the management of spinal pain, pelvic and rib dysfunction and nerve entrapments.

Nour is passionate about devising the biomechanical cause of the patient’s problem and educating the individual on effective ways to manage and prevent recurrence of the injury, with an individualised exercise program. She employs a broad range of techniques including Muscle Energy Techniques, soft tissue release, neural mobilisation techniques, dry needling and trigger point therapy using acupuncture needles. Nour is also a qualified Clinical Pilates practitioner thus has strong knowledge with prescribing core stability programs. Nour is a member of Sports Physiotherapy Australia and the Dance Physiotherapy Special Interest Group.

Other languages spoken: French, Arabic

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:

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

Michelle Tadros

BA(Hon) MPsych(Clin) MAPS MACPA

Background

Michelle is a passionate and dedicated clinical psychologist who has been working with clients to help them reflect, grow and transform their lives for more than seventeen years. She enjoys helping people overcome anxiety and depression to create more rich satisfying lives through the process of therapy.

She has worked in large public hospitals, private psychiatric hospitals and has spent 15 years in private practice in different locations around Sydney. She has six years of university training in psychology, with a Masters in clinical psychology and a Bachelor of Arts with first class honours in psychology both from the University of Sydney. She has won awards for her work in research and has taught counselling and communication skills at the University of Sydney.

Areas of Speciality
- Depression
- Anxiety
- Panic
- Grief
- Worry
- Work Stress
- Self Esteem
- Eating issues
- Relationships
- Addictions
- Health Anxiety
- Christian counselling

Types of therapy offered:
- Cognitive Behaviour Therapy (CBT)
- Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT)
- Interpersonal Psychotherapy

Notes

For further information see : www.vantagepointpsychology.com.au