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Jedrek Hagedorn

Doctors on Nicholson Psychologist Jedrek Hagedorn

Clinical Psychologist, MAPS
Jedrek is a Clinical Psychologist experienced in supporting people with a range of issues, including anxiety, depression, post traumatic stress disorder and relationship difficulties. He has worked with emergency service personnel such as police and members of the Australian Defence Force, individuals having experienced accidents and bullying at work, and men and women struggling with emotional, relationship or drug and alcohol problems.

Jedrek is a registered psychologist, a member of the Australian Psychological Society and has completed his Masters in Clinical Psychology. He has worked both in private and public psychiatric settings, as well as in crisis counselling.

Jedrek provides individual therapy for adults and young adults. He employs various evidence-based therapeutic modalities in his work, including Eye Movement Desensitisation and Reprocessing Therapy (EMDR), Psychoanalytic Therapy (PT) and Cognitive Behavioural Therapy (CBT).

Jedrek focuses on building a trusting relationship with his clients and aims to understand complex beings shaped by their life experience. In addition, Jedrek is committed to working with people across a range of cultural backgrounds, LGTBIQ people and other minority groups.

695-697 Nicholson Street, Carlton North, VIC 3054
Phone: 0482 924 634
Email for Referrals :

Korey Baruta

Korey Baruta: Image of young smiling woman with purple hair and glasses

Korey (she/they) is an Accredited Practising Dietitian (APD) and Credentialed Eating Disorder Clinician (CEDC) with a passion for helping people of all shapes, sizes, identities and abilities to develop a healthier relationship with food, their mind and bodies. They utilise Health At Every Size (HAES®) and the Non-Diet Approach to guide their practice, with a commitment to providing compassionate and weight-neutral care.

Korey has experience working in eating disorders and across all presentations, diagnosed and undiagnosed. She draws upon her empathetic nature and lived experience to provide person-centred care to her clients. She has experience working with children and adolescents and their families involved in Family Based Therapy (FBT), including difficulties with feeding within neurodivergent children.

Through her lived experience and work, Korey has developed a specific interest working with neurodiversity and members of the LGBTQIA+ community. They have worked with trans and gender non-conforming people experiencing disordered eating and shape control behaviours, related to the common crossover between body dysmorphia and gender dysphoria. Korey has passion working with folks in with disabilities and marginalised bodies to provide safe and non-discriminatory care.

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Nicole Stavridis

Nicole Stavridis from The Playful Therapist

MaCPT, BECE(ErlyYrs), BEd(Prim)

Nicole has a Masters in Child Play Therapy from Deakin University, and has completed specialist training in early childhood coping styles with Professor Mooli Lahad. In addition to her work as a Child Play Therapist Nicole also works with Deakin University as a Clinical Supervisor and Casual Academic.

Nicole is an empathic and understanding Child Play Therapist who uses evidence based therapeutic approaches to best support children in and out of the play therapy room. She works with children from 2 – 10 years old, who may be experiencing social, emotional and behavioural challenges. She also enjoys working with parents to develop goals and formulate strategies to empower and promote emotional wellness for her clients.

Nicole has specialist interest in assisting children in play development and building on social relationships with peers. She also supports school readiness goals, as well as assisting children with anxiety, stress management, and toileting fears. Other areas of interest are building on parent and child bonds and understandings.

Nicole works holistically, working alongside medical professionals, allied health services and educational settings to ensure the child and family are well supported.

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Vicki Stavridis

Vicki Stavridis from the Diabetes Centre

Vicki is a Credentialed Diabetes Educator with vast healthcare experience in both the public and private sectors. Vicki is also a registered nurse, having worked within hospitals, community health, governing bodies and private centres in various locations around Australia. Her empathetic approach to clients provides a holistic plan for diabetes management. In a session with Vicki, she will take the time to understand how clients are navigating their diabetes management to create a personalised care plan.

Vicki’s services include Type 1&2 Diabetes Management, Gestational Diabetes, Pre-Diabetes, Medication Review, Insulin Initiation, Glucose Monitoring amongst a range of other areas of care.

Vicki has extensive experience and holds various postgraduate certificates within the health field, including her ADEA diabetes educator credentials. Vicki can also speak Greek and Macedonian and can arrange interpreters if required.

The Diabetes Centre is located in Carlton North and services inner Melbourne suburbs.

Email for Referrals: or go to Contact — Diabetes Centre

Dr Cassie Roberts

Dr Cassie Roberts

Clinical Psychologist, BSc. (Hons), DClinPsy

Cassie (she/her) is an AHPRA-registered Clinical Psychologist working with adolescents and adults. Her therapeutic approach is highly personalised, with thoughtful and evidence-based methods to meet the specific needs of each person she works with. Cassie believes that therapy is a pathway to self-discovery, self-improvement, and growth.

Through reflective conversations, Cassie helps her clients gain clarity and view their challenges from different perspectives. Over the past decade, Cassie has collaborated with clients on a variety of goals, including overcoming Trauma, Anxiety and OCD. She also offers comprehensive ADHD assessments (adults only) and IQ tests (cognitive assessments, aged 16 and over).

Whether you seek to better understand yourself, improve relationships, reduce stress, or address past issues, Cassie is committed to providing therapy as an opportunity for change.

Her work is focused on helping people with:
• Anxiety (Generalised & Social)
• Trauma
• Relationship Difficulties
• Obsessions and Compulsions (OCD)
• Depression and low mood
• Low self-esteem
• Panic attacks
• Perfectionism
• Phobias and fears
• Post-traumatic stress (PTSD)
• Relationship difficulties
• Stress
• Wellbeing and self-care

Cassie’s main therapeutic approaches are:
• Narrative Therapy
• Compassion Focused Therapy (CFT)
• Cognitive Behavioural Therapy (CBT)
• Acceptance & Commitment Therapy (ACT)
• Exposure Therapy
• Attachment-focused Therapy
• Mindfulness
• Specialist Trauma-informed approaches

Email for referrals:, or send via fax to (03) 7047 9985

Abhay Kumar

Abhay Kumar

With a lifelong passion for problem-solving and creative thinking, Abhay’s professional journey in Audiology has been deeply rooted in the Australian hearing industry. Specialising in helping individuals manage issues like Tinnitus, Hyperacusis, and Misophonia, Abhay is driven by a commitment to improving auditory well-being.

Armed with a Bachelor of Science in Audiology and Speech Rehabilitation, a Diploma in Hearing Device Prescription, and a Bachelor of Special Education in Hearing Impairment, Abhay’s education is complemented by a Diploma in Sales and Marketing with 27 years of clinical experience, enhancing their ability to serve clients efficiently.

Thriving in social situations and fuelled by new challenges, Abhay dedicates himself to personal and professional development, aiming to lead the industry forward and provide comprehensive solutions for optimal hearing health.
Abhay will be working from Doctors on Nicholson fortnightly on Friday mornings starting 26th April 2024.

Contact number: 1300 945 431

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