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.

Dr Tayla Rhodes

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

Tayla has been part of POC team since her uni days starting at reception and transitioning into Osteopath following her internship. Tayla has thrived within the clinic and is an Osteopath with a strong focus on developing relationships and creating an environment that supports her patients goals; whether that be to reduce pain, improve strength and performance or guide them during their pregnancy journey. Tayla enjoys helping people of all ages presenting with anything from headaches, jaw pain, sporting injuries (particularly soccer related), pregnancy and chronic pain. Tayla prides herself in giving patients the time to tell their stories and seeks to empower them through their journey using a combination of manual therapy, education, lifestyle advice and exercise rehabilitation.

Tayla began her journey into healthcare by initially studying a Bachelor of Health Sciences, Majoring in Anatomy and Physiology giving her a thorough understanding of the body. She also spent a number of years as a sports trainer for Oakleigh Crushers VAFA Football club tending to the treatment and prevention of game day injuries. Following on from her Osteopathy degree Tayla has completed further study focusing on the pelvic region, pregnancy, dry needling and more recently has been researching the management of tendon issues.

It’s not all work and no play. Outside the clinic Tayla spends a lot of time with friends, partner Conor and her cat Ahsoka. She loves food and even more so when it is accompanied by a good cup of coffee at brunch. During the week you’ll also find her playing soccer as captain of the Somerville Eagles Soccer Club and is an active committee member striving to promote women in sport!

Tayla is available Mondays (1pm – 7pm), Wednesdays (10am-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

Jacqui Day

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