Our Team

Meet our highly trained health care professionals

Parkdale Osteopathic Clinic is a team of highly trained health care professionals who are passionate and dedicated in helping you live a full life through positive health management.

We believe it is crucial that you understand what is causing and contributing to your complaint, so that you will be in a much better position to overcome this ailment, and prevent it from happening again.

Dr Chris Reeves

OSTEOPATH   B.Sc (Clin. Science), M.H.Sc (Osteopathy)

Chris is the founder/Director of Parkdale Osteopathic Clinic and has been providing osteopathic care for the Bayside community over the past 18 years.

Chris has grown up in Parkdale, attending St. John Vianney’s Primary School and St. Bede’s College, and completed his osteopathic studies at Victoria University. He has also previously worked as a supervising clinician at the Vic Uni Osteopathic Medical Clinic, a position he held for 5 years.

Currently, Chris is a full member of Osteopathy Australia (OA) and is chairman of the Public Relations Committee for OA.

In his spare time, Chris enjoys spending time with his family, playing tennis, water skiing and fishing.

Meet Chris

Dr Connie Petousis

OSTEOPATH   B.Sc (Clin. Science), M.H.Sc (Osteopathy)

Connie graduated from Victoria University with a Bachelor of Clinical Sciences and Masters in Osteopathy which involved researching the use of compression garments on recovery in sports.

During her studies, Connie worked closely with the De La Salle old collegians football club as a sports trainer. She has a keen interest in working with prenatal and postnatal women as well as babies and children. She has also undertaken a number of courses to develop her interest in this area.

Connie strongly believes in the osteopathic philosophy of treating the cause of the pain rather than just the symptoms and enjoys the challenges that this brings. She employs a wide variety of techniques both structural and indirect, as well as dry needling and sports taping.

In her spare time, Connie loves cooking, catching up with friends and taking part in Pilates classes.

Meet Connie

Dr Shane Campbell

OSTEOPATH   B.Sc (Clin. Science), M.H.Sc (Osteopathy)

From 1 August 2020, we welcome Shane Campbell to the POC family! Shane graduated from Victoria University in 2013 with a Bachelor in Health Science and Masters in Clinical Science (Osteopathy). After working in private practice, Shane took a job working as a private osteopath working with professional athletes on the LPGA (women’s professional golf tour).

Since beginning his job with the golf tour Shane has travelled the globe extensively, and revelled in the opportunity presented to him working on some of the best female golfers in the world. He uses a combination of hands on therapy including dry needling, manipulation and some more gentle techniques and also uses his knowledge in rehabilitation and strength and conditioning to help patients improve their movement and decrease their pain.

Shane prides himself on communication and making sure that both the practitioner and patient understand what is happening within the patient’s body and can build the best plan for the individual. He thinks that this, along with a good idea of what the patient can do at home, work perfectly to help improve one’s health and well being.

Shane will be commencing his first shift on Saturday 1st August 2020, and will be available for appointments Wednesdays (1pm-7pm), Thursdays (8am-1pm), Fridays (8am – 12pm) and Saturdays (8am – 2pm).

Dr Ainslie Morris

OSTEOPATH   B.Sc (Clin. Science), M.H.Sc (Osteopathy)

 

Ainslie is interested in helping all different types of people get back to moving pain free and living their best life. She aims to develop a plan with her clients to get them to reach their goals through education, exercising and empowering people to take control of their condition. She likes to use all different types of techniques, including soft tissue, articulation and manipulation or more gentle types of treatments depending on what the patient needs.

Growing up, Ainslie has been involved in a variety of sports, her favourites being rowing, soccer and basketball. Through this Ainslie has been driven to help others through her passion for the body. She likes to treat and prevent sporting injuries, chronic pain and posture related pain.

In her spare time Ainslie likes to eat breakfast at all the newest cafes, go for hikes along the coast or up the mountains and thinks herself as an amateur photographer.

Dr Tayla Rhodes

OSTEOPATH   B.Sc (Clin. Science), M.H.Sc (Osteopathy)

We are thrilled to be witnessing the transition of Tayla Rhodes from receptionist to qualified Osteopath in 2020! Having been with the POC family for 4 years, Tayla is excited to take on her new role. Tayla is passionate about building therapeutic alliances with her patients in order to work together to achieve their goals, whether that is running marathons, doing the gardening, playing with their grandchildren or simply managing their pain well.

Initially Tayla studied a Bachelor of Health Sceiences at Latrobe University with an interest in Prosthetics and Orthotics. Her change of heart came after seeking Osteopathic treatment herself and since then, there’s been no turning back. Tayla has always been drawn to a career in health due to her interest in community and passion for helping people. This is demonstrated by her involvement with Oakleigh Crushers VAFA Football club as a sports trainer for the past 2 years, attending to the treatment and prevention of game day injuries. She has also been an integral part of the SES Healthwatch team who seek to educate and identify cardiovascular risk factors among the volunteer community throughout Victoria.

Tayla is interested in the treatment of all kinds of ailments, from top to toe, treating all ages from children to seniors. In 2019, Tayla participated in an exchange program to the University College of Osteopathy in London where she discovered the real capacity Osteiopathy has to help a diverse population. Whilst there Tayla experienced the treatment and management of patients during pregnancy, infants with varying conditions and even those living with HIV.

Tayla also loves keeping active through social sport, playing soccer and attending group training sessions. She loves travelling and spending time with friends and family.

Tayla is available Mondays (1pm – 7pm), Wednesdays (9am-7pm), Thursdays (1pm – 6pm) and Saturdays (8am – 2pm).

Meet Tayla

Dr Catriona Bauld

OSTEOPATH   B.Sc (Clin. Science), M.H.Sc (Osteopathy) Registered Osteopath / Clinical Pilates Instructor

Catriona graduated from Osteopathic Medicine at Victoria University and has a Masters Degree in Clinical Science. She has furthered her studies, having completed a Myofascial Dry Needling course as well as Clinical Pilates training.

Catriona combines movement and exercise with hands on Osteopathic techniques to her treatment program, and incorporates pilates based exercises to prescribed management plans. She hopes to share and educate her passion for how the body functions.

Her multifaceted approach encompasses not only muscles and joints, but also a biopsychosocial process. She is able to apply this to her patients, to ensure their treatment is tailored to address lifestyle needs and personal goals.

Catriona is always delighted to hear your latest book, tv show and restaurant reviews!

Rebecca Clarke

MASSAGE THERAPIST  Dip. RM (Massage)

Rebecca Clarke is a qualified Remedial Massage Therapist with a Diploma of Remedial Massage and Certificate in Health Studies in Hot Stone Therapy, and has worked at Parkdale Osteopathic Clinic since 2009.

Treatments available at the clinic are Remedial, Relaxation, Sports, Pregnancy and Hot Stone Massage. Rebecca is a member of AAMT, Healthcare Provider and Worksafe Accredited.

Christina Darras

ACCREDITED YOGA TEACHER

Christina Darras is the yoga teacher at Parkdale Osteo Clinic’s Movement Studio. She is a 200h accredited teacher and teaches ashtanga, vinyasa, hatha and yin yoga. She has trained with Yoga with Georgia in Victoria, and with worldwide excellent yoga teachers such as Laruga Glaser, Sofia Xirotiri, Savvas Yiantsis and Yuval Ayalon. Her aim is to safely guide yoga practitioners with a variety of yoga asanas, adapted to the needs of the class. She has great respect for yoga values, believes that yoga is a holistic, transformative, healing practice for the body and the mind.

She is of Athenian Greek origin and she has also studied Fine Arts in Paris and London.

In her free time she enjoys long walks by the ocean with her dog Mousou.

Julianne Camille

MASSAGE THERAPIST Dip.RM (Massage)

Julianne Camille is a qualified and experienced remedial masseur specialising in remedial, relaxation, pregnancy and rehabilitation massage. She enjoys treating both children and adults and a variety of conditions and incorporates trigger point therapy, myofascial release, manual lymphatic drainage, vacuum cupping and acupressure into her treatments. She has a Diploma Remedial Massage, Cert IV Training and Assessment and Certificate in Pilates (mat). She is an active member of Massage and Myotherapy Australia.

Julianne loves the simple things in life such as Bulla’s creamy vanilla ice cream, chocolate and walking along the beach!

Our Friendly Admin Team

The administrative team at the clinic are dedicated to providing prompt, professional service, and are more than happy to assist with any query you may have.

Carly Reeves

Mardi Siemering

Jacqui Day

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OA osteopaths must be government registered, meet high professional standards and complete annual continuing professional education to practice.