Our Team

OUR TEAM

Doctors

Dr. Aries Calvelo

Dr. Aries Calvelo

General Practitioner
Dr. Ash Collins

Dr. Ash Collins

General Practitioner
Dr. Naseem Isaacs

Dr. Naseem Isaacs

General Practitioner
Dr. Rajan Payyappilly

Dr. Rajan Payyappilly

General Practitioner

Nurses

Deborah

Deborah

RN
Lauren

Lauren

EN
Sara

Sara

RN

Allied Health

Ms. Brooke Morgan

Ms. Brooke Morgan

Dietitian

Brooke is passionate about working with patients to achieve their health goals, and understands the steps to meeting these goals differs for everyone. She believes food brings nutritional, social, cultural and emotional value to our lives, and considers all of these aspects when working with patients to make nutrition recommendations. Brooke is passionate about making her nutrition advice practical and realistic, helping patients to achieve their long term health goals.

Alina Iliana

Alina Iliana

Psychologist

Alina Ileana is a Registered Psychologist with a background in clinical psychology and psychotherapy. She holds a Bachelor’s Degree in Psychology and a Master’s Degree in Clinical Psychology and Psychotherapy (University of Bucharest, Romania, 2005) with in-depth training in humanistic-experiential psychotherapy. Alina gained endorsement in clinical psychology and psychotherapy from the Romanian Psychologists Board and the European Association of Psychotherapists and holds general registration as a psychologist with the Australian Health Practitioner Register Agency since 2008.

Alina is an experienced psychologist who has been working both in the government and in the private sectors. Alina’s fields of expertise include clinical psychology, individual and group psychotherapy, mental health, disability, dual-diagnosis, trauma, mentoring and training (parenting, clinical psychology, couple and family psychotherapy, experiential psychotherapy, Narrative Exposure Therapy).

Alina has a passion for assisting people who have experienced life challenges, which resulted in trauma, addiction, relationship difficulties and difficulties with their mental health and wellbeing. She has an experiential, humanistic, strengths-based approach when working with clients, their families/carers and their broader systems. Alina works from a flexible, holistic-integrative, client-centred approach combining clinical assessment and interventions with different evidence-based therapeutic approaches, such as, humanistic-experiential psychotherapy, cognitive-behavioural therapy, family systems, transgenerational approach, neuro-biological approaches to trauma and attachment theory to meet the diverse needs of her clients and enable them to actively work towards their recovery and develop a meaningful sense of self.
Alina has a strong interest in working with clients from culturally diverse background, migrants, refugees, people with disabilities, Aboriginal and Torres Straight Island people, people from rural areas and other vulnerable populations. She is a strong advocate for human rights and social justice.

Alina works with clients across lifespan. Some of most common issues that clients present with include:

  • Grief, loss and trauma
  • Anxiety, depression and stress
  • Existential crises
  • Couple and family issues
  • Intergenerational conflict
  • Perinatal mental health issues
  • Attachment issues
  • Acculturation difficulties
  • Difficulties regarding achieving personal goals
  • Anger management and domestic violence
  • Self-image and confidence
  • Work related issues
  • Addiction

Alina provides psychological services in English and Romanian.

Availability: Tue and Fri, 10am-3pm

Jesse Coates

Jesse Coates

Exercise Physiologists

Jesse completed her Bachelor of Exercise Science at Griffith University followed by a Masters of Clinical Exercise Physiology in 2014 and has since worked across the Gold Coast and Brisbane in private practice and aged care. She has a passion for helping people through exercise prescription and helping those achieve the best physical version of themselves through evidence based tailored exercise programs and lifestyle modifications. She has particular interest in chronic health with conditions relating to and including cardiovascular and respiratory disease, metabolic disorders and musculoskeletal conditions.

Dollores Palavra

Dollores Palavra

Pregnancy Support Counsellor
Mrs. Kerryn Blunt

Mrs. Kerryn Blunt

Psychologist
Ms. Renata Basile

Ms. Renata Basile

Dietitian & Diabetes Educator
Mr. Boyd Fleming

Mr. Boyd Fleming

Physiotherapist

My name is Boyd Fleming and I’m a Physiotherapist for Allied Health Services Australia. My interest in Physiotherapy originally stemmed during my time at high school from my passion for movement sciences and strong sporting background. I completed my Bachelor of Exercise Science and Master of Physiotherapy degrees at Griffith University here on the Gold Coast and during this time as a student Physiotherapist I worked as a Sports Trainer for the Gold Coast City Football Club Women’s NPL team. I have particular interests in the areas of Musculoskeletal, Orthopaedic and Cardiorespiratory.

Mr. Yusuf Bhabha

Mr. Yusuf Bhabha

Podiatrist

ALL OUR ALLIED HEALTH SERVICES CAN BE BULK BILLED PROVIDED THE PATIENT HAS A CURRENT CARE PLAN FROM THEIR RESPECTIVE GP*

Reception

Rihana Jamal

Rihana Jamal

Reception (Student)
Ashlee Drew-Bain

Ashlee Drew-Bain

Reception
Mrs. Kristy Jamal

Mrs. Kristy Jamal

Reception

Administration

Mr. Habib Jamal

Mr. Habib Jamal

Practice Manager