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.

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 registered Psychologist that has been practising since 2013 in Newcastle and more recently in Sydney from May 2017. She has experience working in inpatient and outpatient hospital settings.She loves working with clients in both group formats and individually. Her experience allows her to work with clients across the lifespan who have presented with a range of mental health disorders. She is very passionate about supporting clients to build a better understanding of their emotions and in helping them to process and express difficult and/or repressed emotions in the hope that clients can free themselves to move forward with lives that are rich and meaningful for them. In order to support clients in symptom management she mostly uses 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.

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.
Olivia Kyle – Receptionist
Olivia is currently studying a bachelor of business at UTS. Outside of work she is really passionate about health and fitness, so she enjoys activities such as going to the gym and dancing.
Susan Behan – Receptionist
Susan is one of our permanent receptionist. She has been working as a medical receptionist in different locations in Sydney for 6 years. She is the mother of 3 adult children. Susan also enjoys music, yoga and going to the beach, she follows rugby league and horse racing.