FND Australia

  • This page contains a searchable database of health professionals with interest and expertise in Functional Neurological Disorders
  • For referals to allied health professionals it is expected that the diagnosis of FND has been explained to the patient and that the patient indicated willingness to undergo further therapy.
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First Name

Last Name

State

City

Company / Unit

Job Title

Contact details

Referral requirements

Brenton

Sahlqvist

New South Wales

Grafton

Maclean Rehabilitation Unit

Physiotherapist

  1. Grafton Base Hospital, Physiotherapy Department - ph: (02) 66418770/ Fax: (02) 66402469 - written referrals accepted from any GP/specialist

  2. Maclean Community Health, Physiotherapy Department - ph: (02) 66400123/ Fax: (02) 6640 0251 - written referrals accepted from any GP/specialist

Rujuta

Dabholkar

Queensland

Brisbane

Express neuro

Neurophysiotherapist

3/279 Oxley Avenue Scarborough QLD 4019 email expressneuro@gmail.com phone 0422502736

Curtis

Gray

Queensland

Brisbane

Neuropsychiatrist

New Farm Consulting Suites 22 Sargent St New Farm Qld 4005 phone 07 32540639

A valid GP or specialist letter identifying the issue and whether it's for a one-off assessment (Item 291), ongoing care, or indefinite.

Eunan

McCusker

Queensland

Brisbane

Queensland Metro South Community Adult Rehabilitation Service

Physiotherapist

Please go to the ressources page to find the CARS information brochure and referal details

Hong Mei

Khor

South Australia

Adelaide

Flinders Medical Centre

Rehabilitation physician

Dr. Hong Mei Khor Rehabilitation Assessment Clinic Department of Rehabilitation & Aged Care Flinders Medical Centre Bedford Park, SA 5042 Tel: 08-82752808 Fax: 08-82752809

Alexander

Lehn

Queensland

Brisbane

Princess Alexandra Hospital

Neurologist

  1. Brisbane Clinical Neuroscience Centre Suite 1, Level 3 Salmon Building Raymond Terrace South Brisbane Qld 4101 Phone: 07 3163 3600 Fax: 07 3163 3601 email: admin@bcnc.com.au

  2. Princess Alexandra Hospital Please refer patients from the Metro South Catchment area through the central referal hub

Richard

Kanaan

Victoria

Melbourne

Austin Health

Neuropsychiatrist

Contact Direct email: richard.kanaan@unimelb.edu.au

PA: Lisa Derndorfer email: lisa.derndorfer@austin.org.au tel: 03 9496 3351 fax: 03 9459 0921

  • The referred patient must suffer from FND
  • The patient cannot have pain or fatigue as primary complaint
  • Prof. Kanaan only sees patients aged 18 and above
  • The patient must have had a neurological assessment and must be referred by neurologist or GP

Ann

Bacsi

New South Wales

Sydney

Macquarie University

Neurologist

1. Macquarie Neurology Suite 204, 2 Technology Pl Macquarie University, NSW, 2109 P: 02 9812 3720 F: 02 9812 3722

2. Northern Sydney Neurology Suite 7, Level 3 North Shore Private Hospital Westbourne St St Leonards, NSW, 2065 P: 02 8425 3546 F: 02 8425 3560

Laura

Hamilton

Queensland

Brisbane

Thoughtful Health

Neuropsychiatrist

Web: thoughtfulhealth.com.au Email: admin@thoughtfulhealth.com.au

Paul

Pun

Queensland

Brisbane

Neuropsychiatrist

New Farm Consulting Suites New Farm Clinic 22 Sargent Street New Farm Qld 4005 Tel: 32540639 Fax: 32540067 Email: paul.pun@health.qld.gov.au

Basil

Mantzioris

Queensland

Brisbane

Brisbane Neurology

Neuropsychiatrist

Brisbane Neurology Suite 3, Level 3, Salmon Building 537 Stanley Street South Brisbane,Qld, 4101 T: 07 3010 5700 F: 07 3010 5701

Rian

Dob

Victoria

Seymour

Map and Mind Psychology

Clinical psychologist and neuropsychologist

www.mapandmindpsychology.com

Seymour Medical Clinic 30-32 Anzac Avenue Seymour VIC 3660 Ph: 0498 072 125 E: rian.dob@outlook.com

1) Patient has been diagnosed with FND by a neurologist or neuropsychiatrist 2) has been provided with an explanation of his/her symptoms; and 3) is willing to work with a psychologist to further understand and manage his/her symptoms.

Phil

Mosley

Queensland

Brisbane

Neurosciences Queensland

Neuropsychiatrist

Neurosciences Queensland Level 1, St Andrew’s Place 33 North Street, Spring Hill, QLD, 4000 Tel: 07 3839 3688 Fax: 07 3839 3588 E-mail: admin@nsqld.com.au Website: http://researchers.uq.edu.au/researcher/3938

Rodney

Marsh

Queensland

Brisbane

Neurosciences Queensland

Neuropsychiatrist

  1. Neurosciences Queensland Level 1, St Andrew’s Place 33 North Street, Spring Hill, QLD, 4000 Tel: 07 3839 3688 Fax: 07 3839 3588 E-mail: admin@nsqld.com.au

  2. The Link Consulting Suites Level 1 St Vincents Hospital 411 Main St Kangaroo Point Qld 4169 Ph 0732401387 Fax 0732401287

Reuben

Wurm

Queensland

Brisbane

Reuben Wurm Psychology

Clinical psychologist

Web Address www.wurmpsychology.com

Practice Location 260 Petrie Tce, Brisbane, QLD 4000

Phone 3839 9978 / 0408831794

Fax 07 3839 9975

Email reuben@wurmpsychology.com

Kristie

Alcorn

Queensland

Brisbane

For Me Psychology

Clinical psychologist

Website: Formepsychology.com.au

730 Logan Rd, Greenslopes, Brisbane Contact: PO Box 110 Greenslopes 4120 Ph 3463 0722 Fax 3397 1347 admin@thoughtfulhealth.com.au

Chris

Basten

New South Wales

Sydney

Clinical psychologist

Website: http://www.bastenpsychology.com.au Telephone 0298911766 email: info@bastenpsychology.com.au

Locations: 1. 20b, 3-9 Spring St, Chatswood 2067 2. 1014 / 185 Elizabeth St Sydney 2000 3. Ste 301, 151 Hawkesbury Rd Westmead 2145

Dr. Basten sees clients aged 17 years and over

Sophie

Barkl

New South Wales

Sydney

Clinical psychologist

Website: http://www.bastenpsychology.com.au Telephone 0298911766 email: info@bastenpsychology.com.au

Ste 301, 151 Hawkesbury Rd Westmead 2145

Dr. Barkl sees child and adolescent clients with FND and other MUS.

Amy

Datyner

New South Wales

Sydney

Clinical psychologist

Website: http://www.bastenpsychology.com.au Telephone 0298911766 email: info@bastenpsychology.com.au

Ste 301, 151 Hawkesbury Rd Westmead 2145

Dr. Datyner sees child and adolescent clients with FND and other MUS.

Sayeeda

Ghani

New South Wales

Sydney

Clinical psychologist

Website: http://www.bastenpsychology.com.au Telephone 0298911766 email: info@bastenpsychology.com.au

20b, 3-9 Spring St, Chatswood 2067

Sayeeda Ghani sees paediatric clients.

Kate

Mahony

Victoria

Melbourne

Clinical psychologist and neuropsychologist

Eastbourne House 62 Wellington Parade East Melbourne 3002.

email: katemahony@glenirispsychology.com.au.

neurologist referred persistent dizziness meeting criteria for PPPD; non-epileptic seizures; other FND cases considered on case by case basis as only availability is one day per week.

Paul

Bosisto

Queensland

Brisbane

St Vincent's Private Hospital

Physiotherapist

St Vincent's Private Hospital 411 Main Street Kangaroo Point QLD 4169 T: 07 3240 1111 F: 07 3891 2066 email: paul.bosisto@svha.org

Referrals to the St. Vincent's Rehabilitation Unit is to be made via the rehabilitation specialists.

Dharsha

Navaratnam

Queensland

Brisbane

Active Rehab – South Brisbane

Neurophysiotherapist

Active Rehabilitation Physiotherapy – South Brisbane Level 3 Mater Medical Centre 293 Vulture Street South Brisbane 4101 Phone 3163 1188 Email mail@activerehab.com.au

Referral criteria: The patient: 1. Has been diagnosed with FND by a neurologist or neuropsychiatrist 2. Has been provided with an explanation of his/her symptoms 3. Is willing to work with physiotherapy to further understand and manage symptoms

Karl

Harm

Queensland

Brisbane

Active Rehab – South Brisbane

Physiotherapist

Active Rehabilitation Physiotherapy – South Brisbane Level 3 Mater Medical Centre 293 Vulture Street South Brisbane 4101 Phone 3163 1188 Email mail@activerehab.com.au

Referral criteria: The patient: 1. Has been diagnosed with FND by a neurologist or neuropsychiatrist 2. Has been provided with an explanation of his/her symptoms 3. Is willing to work with physiotherapy to further understand and manage symptoms

Dipthi

Samalia

Queensland

Brisbane

Active Rehab – Annerley

Physiotherapist

Active Rehabilitation Physiotherapy – Annerley UQ Health Care Level 4 Pace Building 20 Cornwall Street Wooloongabba 3102 Phone 3392 2611 Email annerley@activerehab.com.au

Referral criteria: The patient: 1. Has been diagnosed with FND by a neurologist or neuropsychiatrist 2. Has been provided with an explanation of his/her symptoms 3. Is willing to work with physiotherapy to further understand and manage symptoms

Brad

Hayhow

Western Australia

Perth

Neuropsychiatrist

Public: Mental Health Unit (or Department of Neurology) Fiona Stanley Hospital 102-118 Murdoch Drive Murdoch WA 6150

T 08 6152 2222 F 08 6152 4867 E bradleigh.hayhow@health.wa.gov.au

Neurosciences Unit Cnr Mooro Drive & John XXIII Avenue, Mount Claremont, WA 6010 PO Private Bag No 1, Claremont, WA 6910

T 08 9347 6464 F 08 9385 6813 E bradleigh.hayhow@health.wa.gov.au W http://www.nmahsmh.health.wa.gov.au/services/statewide_nsu.cfm

Private: Nexus Neurology Suite 42, Level 2 Wexford Medical Centre Murdoch WA 6150

T 08 9332 2861 F 08 9312 1576 E reception@nexus.com.au (referrals) brad.hayhow@outlook.com (personal communication) W www.nexusneurology.com.au

Michael

Verheggen

Western Australia

Perth

Neuropsychiatrist

Mental Health Unit Fiona Stanley Hospital 102-118 Murdoch Drive Murdoch WA 6150

Referrals are accepted by the Fiona Stanley Hospital Consultation-Liaison Psychiatry service, Fiona Stanley Hospital Department of Neurology and the WA Adult Epilepsy Service.

Linton

Meagher

New South Wales

Sydney

Neuropsychiatrist

Evesham Consulting Rooms 1 Harrison Street Cremorne, NSW, 2090 Ph) +61 2 89695235 Fax) +61 2 89695251

Anna

Jones

New South Wales

Sydney

Advance Rehab Centre

Senior Neurological Physiotherapist

Advance Rehab Centre. 3/41 Herbert Street, St. Leonards, NSW 2065 Tel : (02) 9906 7777 Fax : (02) 8001 6163 email : admin@archealth.com.au

Patients may self refer via phone or email though a letter from a treating specialist or GP is encouraged and very helpful.

Amy

Schubert

Queensland

Brisbane

Community Based Rehabilitation Team

Speech Pathologist

Community Based Rehabilitation Team North Lakes | Chermside 9 Endeavour Blvd North Lakes Qld 4509 Ph: (07) 3049 1316

Patients needs to 1. have a confirmed diagnosis of FND 2. be able to participate in rehabilitation 3. live in the Metro North catchment area

Please go to the ressources page to find the CBRT information referral form

Natascha

Madden

Queensland

Brisbane

Brisbane Counselling Centre

Psychologist

Brisbane Counselling Centre Level7/87 Wickham Terrace Spring Hill QLD 4000 Phone: 07 3831 4452 Email:admin@brisbanecounsellingcentre.com.au

Mary

Matthews

Queensland

Brisbane

Mater Health and Wellness Clinic

Mental Health Occupational Therapist

Mater Health and Wellness Clinic Level 1, Duncombe Building Raymond Terrace South Brisbane Qld 4101 Phone: 07 3163 6000 Fax: 07 3010 5745 http://wellness.mater.org.au/Contact-Us

Andrew

Nielsen

Queensland

Brisbane

The Toowong Specialists Group

Psychiatrist

The Toowong Specialists Group PO Box 680 Toowong Qld 4066 p 3371 5558 f 3112 4242

Leza

Schultz

Queensland

Brisbane

Ubuntu Integrative Medical

Hypnotherapist

Ubuntu Integrative Medical 239 Stafford Road Stafford 4053 Ph: 07 3857 3777 Fax: 07 3857 2796 email: leza.schultz@icloud.com

Ted

Yeung

Western Australia

Perth

SJOG Midland Public/Private Hospital

Physiotherapist

SJOG Midland Public/Private Hospital Perth city, Western Australia Fax: (08) 9462 4085 Email: MI.Referrals@sjog.org.au

Gabrielle

Matta

Queensland

Townsville

Townsville Hospital and Health Service

Psychiatrist

Mental Health Service Group Townsville Hospital and Health Service | Queensland Health 100 Angus Smith Drive Douglas QLD 4814 t. 07 4433 3000 e. gabrielle.matta@health.qld.gov.au

Tejas

Patel

New South Wales

Sydney

Sydney Cognitive

Neurologist

Sydney Cognitive http://www.sydcog.com.au/ phone 02 9900 5500 fax 02 9900 5501 email reception@sydcog.com.au ​ Level 6, 53 Walker St North Sydney NSW 2060

Anna

Schutz

New South Wales

Erina

Central Coast Neurosciences

Neurologist

Central Coast Neurosciences, Suite 2, Level 1, 200 Central Coast Hwy, Erina. Ph 02 4323 4843, Fax 02 4323 6668. Email reception@neurosciences.com.au