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Our Allied Health Professionals

Sister Sonya Larizza
Registered Nurse
Sonya is an experienced registered nurse, able to do routine childhood checks and immunisations. She also advises on, and administers, travel immunisations, as well as providing wound care including dressings and suture removal, health care assessments for the elderly, and ear syringing for wax.
Louise Perkins
Dietitian – APD AN BSC M.Nutr.Diet
Louise provides tailored Nutrition advice for families and is welcoming new patients of all ages, specialising in Children, Adolescents and Women's Health. A previous Head of the Dietetics Department at the Children's Hospital at Westmead, Louise has also worked in specialist units at Great Ormond Street Hospital for Children and University College Hospital in London, the Northside Clinic and Royal Prince Alfred Hospital in Sydney.
Vanessa Griffiths
Podiatrist – M.A.Pod.A
Vanessa Griffiths has owned and worked in practices on both the Northern Beaches and the Eastern Suburbs for over 20 years.

She has vast experience in all aspects of podiatry including general footcare, diabetic health, stance and gait analysis, custom orthoses and paediatric assessments.

She is a warm and friendly health professional and the mother of two young boys.
Louise Adams
Clinical Psychologist – Masters of Psychology (Clinical) (UNSW)
Louise is a experienced clinical psychologist who is welcoming new clients for a range of issues. She uses cognitive behaviour therapy, mindfulness and self-compassion training, and ACT techniques. In addition to general psychological issues She specialises in treating people with eating disorders, body image problems, and people struggling with weight, all from a non-diet perspective. Louise is a recognised expert in this space, and regularly speaks with the media and trains other health professionals. She can help with any of the following issues: - Binge Eating - Anxiety, panic and stress - Bulimia - Depression - Over eating & emotional eating - Trauma - Addressing weight concerns - Relationship Issues - Body Image - Grief