Our Allied Health Professionals
Kevin Chai is the founder and principal physiotherapist at Lifestyle Physio. He obtained Bachelor of Physiotherapy from University of Melbourne in 2008 and Diploma of Advanced Acupuncture of Traditional Chinese Medicine in 2010. He is the member of Australian Physiotherapy Association.
Kevin is a strong advocate for using a combination of Eastern and Western treatment techniques to optimize each individual’s wellbeing and quality of life. He not only offers manual therapy and exercise programs (including clinical Pilates and Hydrotherapy), but also combines Acupuncture and Cupping as part of his holistic approach.
Kevin’s areas of specialty and interests range from sports injuries, neck and back pain, TAC and work related injuries and post-operative rehabilitation.
Service session at Mountain Gate Medical Centre is Thursday 1:30pm– 5:30pm.
Matthew Armfield is our podiatrist. He obtained his Bachelor degree in podiatry from Latrobe University in 2010.
Matthew’s interests and expertise in podiatry fall within chronic and acute injury management and rehabilitation, paediatrics and managing the diabetic foot.
Treatments offered by Matthew include:
- Shockwave therapy
- Nail cutting/ corn callus removal
Service session at Mountain Gate Medical Centre is Friday 8:00am – 12 :00pm.
Gorica Boskovski is a fully qualified Psychologist and Associate Member of the Australian Psychological Society. Over the last 10 years, Gorica has worked in various counselling settings (e.g. schools / private practice) and with a variety of different clients including children, adolescents, adults, older adults, couples and families, presenting with a wide range of psychological problems. These include, but are not limited to:
- divorce & family issues (including children)
- behavioural & social skills
- work-place issues
- addiction issues (drug, alcohol & gambling)
- relationship & parenting issues
- Stress management
Service session at Mountain Gate Medical Centre is
Monday 8am – 3pm; Thursday 8am – 3pm; Friday 8am – 3pm.
Anca Vereen is an Accredited Practicing Dietitian and Sports Nutritionist with a background in psychology. Anca is passionate about creating lasting health that is personalised to your mental, emotional, behavioral and nutritional needs and goals. She is Member of Dietitians Association of Australia (DAA), Member of Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics (USA), Member of ADA Dietitians in Integrative and Functional Medicine, Member of DAA Gastroenterology group, Member of DAA Bariatric Surgery group, Member of DAA Nutritional Genomic group, Member of DAA Integrative Medicine group.
Areas of practice include
- Weight loss and healthy eating
- Digestive health (IBS, IBD, gastritis, intolerances)
- Heart health (hypertension ,high cholesterol, stroke and MIA management)
- Metabolic health (diabetes, insulin resistance, fatty liver, metabolic sindrome)
- Womens health (fertility, pregnancy, lactation, menopause, PCOS)
- Aged care
- Sports nutrition
- Body composition analysis
Service session at Mountain Gate Medical Centre is Tuesday 8am – 12pm.