Dr. Barry Kras's areas of interest include ADHD and Autism Spectrum Disorder and associated Developmental and Behavioural problems and participates in Multi-Disciplinary assessments of children and adolescents with these issues.
Doctors/Specialists, Allied Health Practitioners
Dr Betty sees children of all ages with acute and chronic issues, with a clinical interest in growth, behaviour, neurodevelopment, feeding, sleep and continence issues. She has fellowship training in paediatric endocrinology with experience in managing puberty, stature, thyroid disorders and childhood obesity.
Dr Carly is a qualified Paediatric Neurologist who enjoys caring for children of all ages, with a broad range of neurological issues; including epilepsy, headache and migraine, developmental delay, genetic and neurometabolic conditions. She is passionate about ensuring that families feel well informed and supported.
I am a consultant paediatrician, with more than 20 years experience in Sri Lanka, UK and Australia.
I completed all the specialist pathway, requirements set by RACP while employed at Ballarat base hospital and Goulburn Valley Base hospital from 2020 to 2022. During this period my main focus was on developmental and behavioural paediatrics and General paediatrics.
Dr Chloe provides holistic paediatric care for a wide range of conditions in all ages. Her particular interests include newborn and infant health, feeding and nutrition, skin conditions, eczema, asthma and allergies, and neurodevelopmental differences. She also helps with issues such as positive parenting, sleep and behavioural concerns.
Dr. Mulvany applies an evidence based, family centred approach towards his consultations and is experienced in a wide range of issues including : Newborn & infant health, Poor weight gain, feeding issues, Asthma, eczema, Developmental concerns, Behavioural problems, ADHD, Autistic spectrum disorders.
Dr Katherine is a dedicated General Paediatrician with a special interest in neonates and medical education and has clinical interests in allergy, asthma, continence and development in children.
Allied Health Practitioners
Kate Woods together with her team and assistant Diana O’keefe have wide experience working alongside many teams, schools and allied health professionals.
Katherine has worked extensively with children and adolescents experiencing significant social, emotional, behavioural and academic challenges. Katherine enjoys and has a strong interest in working collaboratively with young people, their families and schools. She is committed to understanding and providing recommendations to build on each person’s unique strengths and achievements, as well as strengthening areas in need of improvement to maximise individual potential.
Lauren is a Certified Practising Speech (and Language) Pathologist (CPSP) and a member of Speech Pathology Australia. She has experience working with neurotypical and neurodiverse young people. Lauren has worked across mainstream and special school settings throughout Victoria, as well as in London, UK. Her areas of work include language, literacy, social communication, articulation, and play.
Lauren Stasi is one of our fabulous occupational therapists at Connecting OT. Lauren comes to us with a degree in Occupational Therapy Masters and she has a passion for working with children.
Nicole is a specialist Paediatric and Women’s Health Dietitian and Lactation Consultant, with an interest in infant to adolescent feeding issues and women’s nutrition. She employs a holistic and evidence-based approach, with a strong focus on sustainable nutrition and feeding advice to support optimal health and growth which can be integrated into a family’s lifestyle.
Peter is a Clinical and Educational - Developmental Psychologist with more than 20 years of experience in developmental, educational and mental health in children, adolescents and adults. Peter adopts a range of eclectic interventions underpinned in cognitive behavioural and Schema approaches.
Rosemarie is a qualified and registered Psychologist with AHPRA and APS who has worked in educational settings and mental health for over 20 years. She has experience working in private practice, educational and disability settings and works with children, adolescents, and adults. Areas of interest include; depression, anxiety, trauma, learning and behavioural difficulties, developmental disorders and autism spectrum disorders.
Rosemary is a Psychologist with a background in educational and developmental psychology. She has worked within primary and secondary schools along with private practice. Rosemary therefore has experience with providing eclectic interventions to support the mental health of children and adolescents. Rosemary conducts various assessments to understand and support an individual's learning and educational needs. She works alongside parents and schools to ensure that such needs of a student are met.