Allied Health

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Nour Barcha

BAppSc (Phty), APAM

Physiotherapy

 

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

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Dr Rosana Francis

Noms

Clinical Psychology

 

Dr Rosanna Francis is a Clinical Psychologist who believes in the inner strength of the individual. She works with that strength to help each client recognise & build up their resilience to live a more comfortable, meaningful, realistically fuller life.

Rosanna completed her Doctor of Clinical Psychology and her PhD at the University of Sydney. She has worked as a psychologist for over 20 years, using evidence-based treatments to treat a diverse range of mental health issues including anxiety, depression, stress, and relationship issues across the lifespan. She has used her clinical research to develop & refine her own clinical art form in practice.

Rosanna has a special interest and experience in treating generalised anxiety, particularly in individuals who, although high functioning, struggle with severe anxiety that is often accompanied by comorbid disorders, and leads to burn out at work and in their everyday life.

Rosanna is warm and empathetic. She provides a treatment experience that helps individuals take charge of their life by understanding their struggles within a holistic framework, tapping into their own strengths and learning new skills and strategies to help them move forward.