Meet Our Team

Doctors

Dr Tania Chin (MBBS Hons, FRACGP, Dip Paeds)
Background - Dr Chin completed a Diploma in Paediatrics after graduating from the University of New South Wales in 2004 with First Class Honours. She obtained her Fellowship in the Royal Australian College of General Practitioners in 2011. She has worked as a GP in the Inner West since 2009.
Special Interests - Dr Chin loves all areas of general practice, including women's and children's health, and is accredited for Antenatal Shared Care at RPA and St George Hospital. She enjoys being involved in the teaching and training of GP registrars.
Personal Interests - Outside of work, Dr Chin enjoys spending time with her husband and 3 children, eating out with friends, reading and travelling.
Dr Helena Berenson (MBBS SYD,GP)
Background - Dr Berenson has been a GP for over 40 years, she has recently become a resident of Glebe.
Special Interests - Her medical interests are predominantly Women’s Health and Paediatrics and she is registered for shared Ante-Natal Care with Royal Prince Alfred Hospital and Canterbury Hospital.
Personal Interests - Helena is the mother of 2 grown-up sons and her hobbies include music and swimming.
Dr David Ritchie (MBCHB DCH DGP FRCNZGP)
Background - Dr Ritchie qualified as a GP in New Zealand and started his own practice in 1985. This grew into an integrative Medical Centre with 5 doctors and some 30 staff.
Special Interests - He has a strong interest in child health and child development and behaviour. He has an interest in chronic illness and working with a team to improve quality of life for each patient.
Dr Matthew Vickers (FRACGP, MBBS Syd, BMedSci Syd)
Background - Dr Vickers graduated from the University of Sydney with an MBBS and BMedSci in 2014 and has worked at Concord, Canterbury and Broken Hill Hospital before becoming a Fellow of the Royal Australian College of General Practitioners in 2019.
Special Interests - He enjoys all aspects of general practice and has a special interest in skin cancer medicine, men's health, mental health and sports medicine.
Personal Interests - Outside of work he likes to spend time playing golf, cycling and travelling.
Dr Alison Kennedy MBBS, FRACGP, DCH, B Bus.
Background - Dr Kennedy graduated from the University of Sydney in 2017. She has worked at many hospitals before coming on board as a GP.
Special Interests - She is interested in all aspects of general practice, but particularly womens health, preventive health, children's health. Registered ANSC provider.
Personal Interest - Outside of the medical centre she spends lots of time looking after her 2 lovely children.
Dr Kirsty Wallace-Hor – MBBS BA, LLB, DCH
Background - Dr Kirsty Wallace-Hor graduated from the University of Sydney in 2015. Prior to starting her GP training she worked at Concord and Canterbury Hospitals. She obtained a Diploma of Child Health in 2017.
Special Interest - She has a special interest in Women's health, paediatric medicine, mental health and preventive medicine.
Personal Interests - Outside of the medical center she likes to play tennis and watch movies.
Dr Andrew Lin (BMed/MD) – Registrar
Background - Dr Lin graduated from the University of NSW and completed his hospital training at the Prince of Wales Hospital and Canterbury Hospital (paediatrics).
Special Interest - He has an interest in all aspects of general practice including screening and preventative care.
Personal Interests - Outside of the practice he likes to spend time with friends and family and plays squash (but not very well).
Dr Senthen Rajalingam – MBBS
Background: Dr Senthen Graduated from the University of Queensland in 2010. Worked as a medical registrar in Westmead, Blacktown and St Vincent’s Hospitals before commencing GP training in 2019.
Special Interests: Chronic disease management, preventative health, paediatrics and family medicine
Personal Interests: Travelling, listening to and playing music, baking
Dr Kavita Gupta MBBS FRACGP
Background: Dr Kavita Gupta graduated with a Bachelor of Medicine and Bachelor of Surgery in Queensland and has been practicing medicine since 2013. She completed junior medical training at the Royal Brisbane Women’s and Children’s Hospital, Prince Charles Hospital and Liverpool Hospital Sydney.
Special Interests: She has particular interest in mental health, complex disease management, womens and childrens’ health.
Personal Interests: Outside of medicine, Kavita is an active member of the local walking and healthy living group and enjoys travel, yoga, meditation and healthy cooking.

Allied Health

Sarah McAneney -Registered Psychologist (Grad Dip Psych, BA/BA.Soc.Sc (Hons), MCounsPsych)
Sarah is an experienced psychologist who is passionate about supporting and empowering people to bring about positive change in their lives. Her work is based on the principles of trust, respect and collaboration. She draws on a number of evidence-based therapies, tailored to the strengths and needs of the individual client. Some of these include Cognitive Behavioural Therapy (CBT), Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT), Dialectical Behaviour Therapy (DBT), and Mindfulness-Based Cognitive Therapy (MBCT). Sarah specialises in working with adult survivors of trauma including those that have experienced child abuse and neglect, domestic violence, sexual assault, combat trauma or refugee experiences. In addition, Sarah has experience in working with issues faced by LGBTIQ clients including identity, coming-out, relationships, and parenting.Sarah has worked with clients experiencing a wide range of issues including depression, anxiety, stress, Bipolar Disorder, Panic Disorder, PTSD, Complex Trauma, personality disorders, bullying, self-esteem and shame, perfectionism, post-natal depression, cross-cultural adjustment and expat relocation.
Dr Robyn Mansfield – Registered Psychologist/Clinical Psychologist Registrar – BSc(Hons), MClinPsych, PhD
Robyn is a caring and considered psychologist with a warm manner and thoughtful approach to understanding each person's circumstances. She works with adults, adolescents, couples and families experiencing a diverse range of psychological and personal challenges. Robyn has a particular interest in helping people experiencing anxiety, depression, grief, stress, changes in life circumstances, social anxiety, complex past experiences, and trauma. She has a Masters in Clinical Psychology from UNSW, and undergraduate training and a PhD from the University of Sydney. Robyn has worked in public and private health settings, including Bankstown Anxiety Clinic, UNSW and UTS psychology clinics, and private practice. She has an extensive background in research, and incorporates evidence-based techniques in treatment, including Cognitive Behaviour Therapy (CBT), Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT), Schema Therapy, and Dialectical Behaviour Therapy (DBT). Robyn regularly attends workshops, seminars, and conferences to ensure familiarity with the most up to date and helpful strategies.
Georgia Gardiner – Registered Psychologist (BPsych, AMAPS)
Georgia is a warm and engaging Psychologist who is passionate about supporting clients to build a better understanding of themselves. She aims to provide a safe space for her clients to process difficult emotions. Georgia hopes that she can support her clients to let go of suffering so they can move forward with a values-based life. Georgia has particular experience with helping people to develop a more productive relationship with distressing emotional states. Georgia's experience in private and hospital settings has enabled her to work with clients across the lifespan who have presented with a range of mental health disorders. To achieve symptom management and improvement in quality of life, Georgia utilises interventions from the following therapy modalities: Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT), Cognitive Behavioural Therapy (CBT), Dialectical Behavioural Therapy (DBT), Interpersonal Psychotherapy (IPT) and mindfulness
Jessica MacDonald – Physiotherapist (BApplied Science (Exercise and Sport Science); Master of Physiotherapy)
Jess graduated with Masters of Physiotherapy in 2012 from the University of Sydney, and also completed undergraduate study in Exercise and Sport Science in 2007. Jess has also undertaken further training in Dry Needling and Shoulder courses. The goal of her treatment is to combined Physiotherapy and Exercise management to achieve a long term change. Having had a variety of sporting injuries over the years, Jess has a particular interest in the in-depth analysis of the causes of injuries, looking at the patient holistically and viewing the person as a whole, not just focusing on the injury area. Outside of work Jess enjoys watching sport, going out for dinner and travelling.
Kaylene Pfeiffer – Psychotherapist, Counsellor & Mental Health Occupational Therapist
Kay has thirty years experience in the public and private mental health systems including seventeen years in private practice. Kay provides interventions for a range of mental health presentations such as anxiety and depression, loss and grief, ante- and post-natal anxiety and depression, trauma, PTSD, past sexual abuse and complex trauma, life stage challenges, menopause, personality vulnerabilities, adjustment difficulties, relationship challenges, eating difficulties, and pain management. Kay’s interventions include Cognitive Behavioural Therapy (CBT), Interpersonal Psychotherapy (IPT), Trauma-informed Care and Practice, Mindfulness, Dialectical Behavioural Therapy (DBT), Narrative Therapy, Skills training, and Psychodynamically informed therapy. By working through difficulties and challenges in therapy, clients discover self-worth, empowerment, and fulfilment in their lives. Kay provides treatment under Medicare with a valid Care Plan in place.
Harris Tembakis – Physiotherapist
Background – Harris graduated with a Doctor of Physiotherapy following studies in Masters of Clinical Exercise Physiology and Undergraduate degree in Exercise and Sports Science. He has worked in many areas of physiotherapy including hospital, semi-professional and elite sports.
Special interests – His passion however lies in workplace onsite setting and private practice where utilities his hands on approach coupled with individualised exercise programs to achieve set goals, reduce pain, prevent future injury and improve overall functional capacity.
Personal interests – Away from work Harris enjoys the simple things in life being active and playing sports with friends, spending time with his family (wife and daughter) and supporting his beloved Liverpool Football Club.

Practice Staff

Cathy Cheng – Practice Nurse
Cathy Cheng is the full time nurse at Harold Park Medial Centre. She completed her bachelor of nursing in University of Technology with a major in mental health, and then worked as a practice nurse in Liverpool area. She also had worked as a nurse in aged care settings before starting in general practice. Cathy has huge interest in mental health in old people and chronic diseases management. She enjoys any chance to further developing her nursing skills and knowledge in this life long learning process. Cathy is also a hip hop dancer during her spare time.
Siya – Practice Manager
Rachel Callcott - Receptionist
Eve Simmons - Receptionist
Tash Nguyen - Receptionist
Hannah Robertson - Receptionist
Olivia Kyle - Receptionist
Susan Behan - Receptionist