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Ms Tara Griffin

Ms Tara Griffin, MPsych(Clinical) MAPS
www.psychologicalservicesgroup.com.au

Tara is a skilled and empathic therapist who assists clients using a predominantly Cognitive Behavioural Therapeutic approach balanced with counselling skill. She has developed particular strengths in Bariatric Psychology, Health concerns (including Diabetes), and Youth and Family problems.

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Natasha Jeremiejczyk

Ms Natasha Jeremiejczyk, BAppSc (Psych) (Hons), GradDip Couns&PsychTh, MAPS
www.psychologicalservicesgroup.com.au

Natasha is a client-centred therapist who uses an integrative psychotherapeutic approach combining Cognitive Behavioural, Interpersonal, and Trauma Therapies as appropriate. Her particular strengths include working with clients experiencing eating disturbance and postnatal problems.

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Susan Martin – Practice Manager Hobsons Bay Specialist Centre
Extensive medical administration background. Passionate about helping and understanding patient’s needs and well being. Always approachable if you have any questions or concerns with anything to do with Hobsons Bay Specialist Centre.

Dr.Cathy Foley has 20 years of General Practice experience, mainly working currently in rural practice in Castlemaine. She has enjoyed over recent years also working with lap. band patients in Williamstown and Castlemaine to optimise their health and get the most out of this tool.

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Helen Bauzon , Leading Expert Bariatric Dietitian, Author, Inspirational Speaker and T.V Presenter, has counseled over 3000 individuals who have had Lap Band surgery.

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Associate Prof Peter Nottle is Director of Upper GI Surgery at The Alfred Hospital in Melbourne, Australia. His major areas of interest are Bariatric Surgery, Upper GI Cancers, Hiatus Hernia and Anti-Reflux surgery. He has been performing Bariatric Surgery for more than 30 years and Laparoscopic Gastric bands for past 15 years as well as a full range of other bariatric procedures. He is one of Australia's pioneers in Laparoscopic Surgery having introduced the French technique of Laparoscopic Cholecystectomy at The Alfred hospital in the early 1990's. Assoc Prof Nottle consults in Williamstown, Werribee, Sydenham and Windsor.

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