The following practitioners operate independently in the Hale House consulting rooms. Please contact your preferred healthcare practitioner directly to arrange for an appointment.

Catherine and Jeremy Vallence Optometrists


Catherine Vallence, Optometrist
B. Optom (Hons) UNSW

Jeremy Vallence Optometrist
B. Optom UMelb

Jeremy and Catherine Vallence of Wide Open Road Optometry have over 32 years of experience combined, and provide mobile optometry services to regional community centres, children’s vision in and out of schools, and in aged care optometry. Read more..

Phone: 0417 900 715 or 0413 613 423

Denise Howes

Counsellor and Creative Arts Therapist

Specialising in times of grief, loss and change and searching for meaning and purpose.

Denise draws upon a range of counselling approaches including person centred therapy, positive psychology, acceptance commitment therapy, experiential and creative arts therapy and mindfulness based meditation, self compassion and cognitive therapy.

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M 0412 051 387

Dr Julia Hailes


PhD – Spontaneity in Social Dreaming
Rn Div 1, Dip Training & Assessment Systems, B.Ed, M.Ed
Kinesiologist (Registered with Australian Institute of Kinesiologists) Read more..

Phone: 0488 229 940

Dr Leigh Hibbins

Counsellor, clinical hypnosis

Medical Practitioner

Leigh is a male medical practitioner specialising in clinical hypnosis and counselling. Read more..

Mobile: 0491 331 951

Dr Nissy Ordonez

Vitamin C Clinic

Dr Nissy has returned to Daylesford to start a high-dose Intravenous Vitamin C clinics on Saturdays. Vitamin C is an important part of everyones nutrition and we usually do not consume enough on a daily basis. Read more..

Mobile: 0402 382 735

Dr Sue Heringslake


Having arrived in Daylesford with partner, Roger McLean, nearly 10 years ago to establish Herbal Lore and Terra Australis Distillery, Dr Sue, Chiropractor, has recently commenced practice in the beautifully refurbished Hale House in Daylesford. Read more..

Mobile: 0407 301 352

Dr Tanya Madsen


MAPS BA, PGDipPsych, DPsych (HLTH)

Cognitive and behavioural therapies, mindfulness and positive psychology
Working with children, adolescents, families and adults

Phone: 0425 708 057

Fiona Shackleton

Occupational Therapist

BSc Hons, Occupational Therapy, Mental health Accredited Occupational Therapist Registered OT Australia and British Association of OT, Registered Australian Health Practitioner Regulation Agency, Accredited Network and BASSA OT with Transport Accident Commission.
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Phone: 0438 265 033

Marni Sheehan

Counselling Psychologist

MAPS (Couns) VAFT (Clin) 1996-2005

Individual & Family Counselling
Clinical Consultancy Mediation

Phone: 0418 315 211

Samara Ogden

Massage Therapist

Samara is a qualified massage therapist (Certificate IV in Massage Therapy) skilled in providing relaxation and deep tissue massage. She is also currently studying for her Diploma in Remedial Massage due for completion in February 2017. Read more..

Phone: 0401 842 034