Dietetics

Jennifer Donnelly - MDiet, BAppSci (Lab Med), DipBus (FLM), GCert (Nutri).

Jennifer Donnelly Jennifer is an Accredited Practising Dietitian having completed a Masters of Dietetics and a Graduate Certificate of Human Nutrition at Deakin University, and previously a Bachelor of Applied Science (Laboratory Medicine) and Diploma of Business (Frontline Management) at RMIT.

As a Type 1 Diabetic, Jennifer naturally has a personal interest in diabetes and other related medical conditions, and is well-resourced to offer advice on managing some of the nutritional challenges of living with a chronic condition, among a wide variety of nutritional lifestyle and medical conditions.

Jennifer has clinical experience within major Melbourne hospitals and completed a placement at Heart Foundation on an advocacy project. Jennifer offers realistic and practical evidenced based advice to help her clients reach their desired nutritional goals. Jennifer believes prioritising a healthy lifestyle is an essential element to self-confidence, success and happiness.

Jennifer is available Saturday 9am - 12.00pm. Should you require an appointment during the week, please discuss with Reception.

Please contact Reception on 03 9592 5133 to make an appointment or email: dmcstaff@durrantmc.com.au or speak with your GP.

Psychology

Justina Samuel – Psychologist MPsych MAPS BSci, BEd, GDipPsych & Masters Psych (Child & Family)

Justina Samuel Justina is a registered psychologist and a member of the Australian Psychological Society. She completed her Bachelor of Science degree in 1995 followed by a Bachelor of Educational Studies, Graduate Diploma in Psychology and a Master’s degree in Psychology (Child and Family) in 2003. Justina has worked in a variety of settings including private practice, community health centres, schools, early childhood intervention centres and has an ongoing commitment to her professional development.

Justina has experience in the area of health psychology, supporting individuals with practical strategies for dealing with a range of issues such as:

• Depression
• Anxiety
• Loss and Grief
• Infertility, IVF
• Stress management; as part of maintaining a positive and healthy lifestyle.

Justina also has extensive experience working with children and families dealing with depression, anxiety, behavioural issues, developmental delay and Autism Spectrum Disorders. She is registered with the Medicare Initiative for the assessment and treatment of Autism Spectrum Disorders (HCWA) and Better Start for children with Disability Initiative.

Justina is available Thursday and Saturday.

Please contact Reception on 03 9592 5133 to make an appointment or email: dmcstaff@durrantmc.com.au or speak with your GP.

Podiatry

Dr. Janita Brown – Podiatrist BSc Podiatry

IMG_6074 (2) Janita Brown graduated from Latrobe University 1985 with a Bachelor of Applied Science (PODIATRY) with honours and has over 20 years experience. Janita has particular interest and experience in biomechanics and orthothics and has completed post graduate podopediatric studies at Flinders University.

Janita is a passionate professional who keeps abreast of the latest advances in podiatry. Janita offers a full range of podiatry services and has also dealt with the high risk foot including diabetes, peripheral vascular disease and arthritic conditions, gait problems and the associated stress put on the back and lower limb.

Janita manages sporting injuries, children's feet, pronation, neuromas, plantar fasciitis and heel pain, knee pain, ingrown toenails, fungal nails, corn and callous, warts, tinea and bunions.

Janita is currently available Thursday and Saturday.

Please contact Reception on 03 9592 5133 to make an appointment or email: dmcstaff@durrantmc.com.au or speak with your GP.