Allied Health

We also offer a range of Allied Health services, to extend our services and promote the health of all our patients. These currently include a dietician, radiology services, speech pathologist and a clinical psychologist.

Dietitian
Service

Nadine Laschko – Bachelor of Applied Science, Masters of Nutrition & Dietetrics, Graduate Diploma Paediatric Nutrition.

Fees
Please contact reception for up to date fees.

You may be eligible for a Medicare rebate after your dietitian visit if your condition warrants a GP Management Plan for a chronic condition. Please discuss this with your GP.

Availability
Tuesday and Saturday

 

Aimee Sullivan – Dietician

 

 

 

 

 

(BHlthSciMDietPrac)

Aimee is an Accredited Practicing Dietitian and member of the Dietitians Association of Australia since ​

completing her studies at La Trobe University in 2016. ​

Growing up, Aimee realised that not only did she LOVE food, but she saw how it can influence performance ​

both physically and mentally. Aimee’s approach is to help people to develop a positive relationship with ​

food and to guide them into making healthy choices so that they can feel and function at their best. ​

Aimee’s clinical interests are in weight maintenance, heart health, gastrointestinal disorders, allergies and intolerances, and paediatrics.

Availability

Thursdays

 

 

Radiology
Service

We are delighted that Southern Cross Medical Imaging has been providing radiology services from Laurimar Specialist Centre since 2013.

When Laurimar Medical brought much-needed General Practice & Allied Health services to this area, we came with a vision of comprehensive services under one roof. The addition of SCMI has helped us realise this vision and will further enhance local healthcare.

You can contact them here:
SCMI ( X-ray and ultrasound )
Phone: 9216 1400

Psychology
Service

Kate McLellan – BA Applied Psychology, MA Counselling Psychology – (Currently on Maternity Leave)

Consulting at our Mernda Village Medical Centre and Nillumbik Medical Centre

Stephanie Chee-Noguera – Counselling Psychologist 

Qualifications
Masters in Psychology (Clinical) and Certificate IV in AOD.
Stephanie has experience in a range of settings and has worked in a variety of community organisations, including aged public mental health, primary school, and private practice offering psychological assessment and counselling services to individuals and groups. She has worked with children, adults, and elderly – but currently only provides services to adults
Areas of expertise: Depression, Anxiety disorders,Post Traumatic Stress Disorder, Sleep issues, Addiction issues, Self-esteem issues, Anger management, Stress management, Pain management, Adjustment difficulties, Interpersonal and relationship issues, Grief and loss,Workplace stress and vocational issues, Communication issues e.g., assertiveness training
Fees: Please contact reception for up to date fees.
Availability: Wednesdays

John Laidlaw – Counselling Psychologists


John Laidlaw is registered Psychologist with the Psychology Board of Australia, and has worked as a registered psychologist since 1999. He has counselled either over the phone or in person for over 25 years in a range of settings including crisis lines, community agencies, a university and medical centers.

John has been described as a friendly, resourceful, professional and compassionate psychologist who genuinely cares about people
John is able to assist people presenting with issues such as anxiety, depression, work and relationship problems, loss and grief, stress, self-esteem, disability, trauma and chronic illness.

John’s clinical approach typically draws on a range of theoretical frameworks, namely, Cognitive Behavioural Therapy, Solution Focussed Therapy, Motivational Interviewing, Acceptance and Commitment Therapy, Person Centered Therapy and Positive Psychology.

John is available for appointments at our Mernda Village Medical Centre Tuesday & Thursdays and at our Nillumbik Medical Centre Saturday mornings.

Fees: Please contact reception for up to date fees

Speech Pathology
Service

Our recommended speech pathologist, Kelly Brown and consults form Laurimar Medical Centre Saturdays on a fortnightly basis.

You may be eligible for a Medicare rebate if your condition warrants a GP Management Plan for a chronic disease or condition. Please discuss this with your GP.

Cosmetic
Procedures

Several of our GPs offer cosmetic treatments such as anti-wrinkle injections.
If you would like to discuss the options available to improve the appearance of your skin. Please ask reception for further details.

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