About Jurmaine Health
Founded in 2009, Jurmaine Health is a private neuropsychology and chiropractic clinic which provides a timely and quality service, with minimal waiting times. Since 2009, we’ve assessed and treated 2,280 neuropsychological and chiropractic clients.
Jurmaine Health provides a full range of neuropsychological services to government departments, hospitals, referring specialists, community care agencies and direct patients. We also provide a full range of movement rehabilitation services for football clubs, sports teams, professional athletes, professional dancers, triathletes and direct patients.
Our team of clinicians have expertise in a range of disorders and conditions that affect cognitive behaviour and neuromusculoskeletal health. Services are provided throughout metropolitan Melbourne, Gippsland and other parts of country Victoria. Our clinicians are often sought after for their expertise in specialist matters throughout Australia.
Our clinicians all hold post-graduate qualifications in their chosen field of specialisation (clinical neuropsychology, or chiropractic) and are members of various professional associations, including APS College of Clinical Neuropsychologists (CCN), Victorian Transcultural Mental Health (VTMH), Australasian Society for the Study of Brain Impairment (ASSBI) and Chiropractic & Osteopathic College of Australasia (COCA).
Dr Judy Tang
BSc (Behavioural Neuroscience & Psychology),
Dpsych (Clinical Neuropsychology) MAPS
Dr Judy Tang has over 10 years of career and academic expertise in Clinical Neuropsychology.
With a Dpsych (professional doctorate) in Clinical Neuropsychology from Monash University (2008) and a Bachelor of Science with honours (majoring in psychology and behavioural neuroscience), she provides neuropsychological services for medico-legal and community settings, workshops and seminars both to her professional peers and wider community, as well as advocacy in the areas of health and community care.
Simultaneously, she also works with the Lincoln Centre for Research on Ageing, researching persons with dementia and their carers, as well as the ACAS evaluation unit. Her mastery of quantitative research has been utilised on the state and national level for its Aged Care Assessment Program. She has also worked as a Rehabilitation Consultant for CRS Australia.
Among numerous organisations, she is an executive member of the Australian Association of Gerontology’s Victorian branch (AAG), a member of the Australian Psychological Society (APS), the College of Clinical Neuropsychologists (CCN), and the Victorian Police and Multicultural Advisory Committee.
In addition to speaking frequently at professional seminars and conferences around the world, Judy is also published in numerous journals on such topics as healthy ageing, anxiety and pain, and dementia.
Dr Shermain Wong
Masters (Clinical Chiropractic)
Dr Shermain Wong is a chiropractor with expertise in general treatment and over 6 years experience.
With a Masters in Clinical Chiropractic from RMIT University, Shermain has provided chiropractic and movement rehabilitation services at international sporting competitions, professional dancers, professional football players and professional athletes.
At Jurmaine Health, she helps patients address and treat common musculoskeletal symptoms and conditions, including:
- Back pain;
- Shoulder pain;
- Joint pain;
- Neck pain;
- Nerve pain;
- … and many other conditions.
She is a member of Sport Medicine Australia, College of Osteopathy and Chiropractic Association, Australian Association of Musculoskeletal Medicine and International Society of Clinical Rehabilitation Specialists.
Shermain is an avid believer in ‘Active Release Technique™, which is an advanced Soft Tissue Technique developed by Chiropractors, and of which Shermain is professionally trained in. The technique is used commonly in Hawaii and North America by professional athletes. Shermain is sought after in Australia by other chiropractors, osteopaths, physiotherapists and nurses to teach this technique.
With her experience in Sports Medicine and treating Sports Injuries, she is a sought after expert for professional athletes and sports clubs. She has worked with the Coburg Lions VFL club, Melbourne Ice Hockey Women, World Ironman Championships, Australia CrossFit Regionals and others.
B.A. (Psychology), BHS (Psychology),
MPsych (Clinical Neuropsychology) MAPS
Laura Anderson is a clinical neuropsychologist with 3 years career and academic expertise in Clinical Neuropsychology.
With a Masters in Clincal Neuropsychology from La Trobe University (2012) and currently undertaking her PhD at Monash University, she provides psychological and neuropsychological assessments in rehabilitation and forensic settings.
At Jurmaine Health, she specialises in concussion management, baseline cognitive assessments and ongoing management of complex concussive symptoms.
She is a member of the Australian Psychological Society, APS College of Clinical Neuropsychology (CCN), Australasian Society for the Study of Brain Impairment (ASSBI) and a committee member of the Early-Mid Career Researchers Committee (EMCR).
Laura is also a volunteer of her time at RSPCA Victoria and Riding for the Disabled Association (RDAA).
Dr Jacqueline Swiatlowski
Dr Jacqueline Swiatlowski is a qualified chiropractor with over 6 years of experience.
She has worked in a range of different environments including roles within the allied health industry, professional sporting clubs as well as in her own private practice.
With a Master of Clinical Chiropractic from RMIT University as well as a number of additional qualifications, including Active Release Technique (ART), Animal Flow and a Certificate III & IV in Fitness from the Australian Institute of Personal Trainers, Jacqueline is an expert in movement restoration and chiropractic care.
In the past she has worked alongside local athletes, including players from the Western Eagles Soccer Club, Melbourne City Soccer Club and the Coburg Lions Football Club.
In her role at Jurmaine Health, Jacquie’s main focus is treating patients and looking after their health and
BA/BSc, Hons, Masters in Psychology (Clinical Neuropsychology)
Jessica completed a double undergraduate degree at The University of Melbourne with majors in Psychology and Neuroscience. She completed her Honours in Psychology at RMIT with a research project at The Florey Neurosciences Institute focusing on brain imaging in individuals with chronic pain.
She completed her Masters in Psychology (Clinical Neuropsychology) at The University of Melbourne with a research project at The Melbourne Brain Centre looking at the relationship between sleep and cognition in individuals with epilepsy.
She currently holds registration as a general psychologist with Psychology Board of Australia and is a Clinical Neuropsychology Registrar. Her interest and experience lies in developmental, paediatric and adolescent neuropsychology and she has worked in multiple paediatric settings in New South Wales and Victoria. Her clinical experience includes work in both hospital and education settings. She has worked as a neuropsychologist in The Department of Neurology and The Department of Rehabilitation Medicine at Westmead Children’s Hospital, NSW. She also has early development-specific experience having worked with the Parramatta Early Childhood Assessment Team (PECAT), NSW. She has worked closely with teachers and learning support staff within educational settings for assessments, learning support consultation and applications for learning support funding.
She is very enthusiastic about working with youth, supporting their development, education and connection with society.
B. PSYCHOLOGY (HONS), M. CLINICAL NEUROPSYCHOLOGY
Amanda is a clinical neuropsychology registrar, and currently holds registration as a general psychologist with the Psychology Board of Australia.
She has had clinical experience in a diverse range of settings including geriatric and traumatic brain injury populations, inpatient rehabilitation and neurological conditions. In particular, she has experience in the differential diagnosis of neurodegenerative disorders and assessments of decision making capacity.
She completed her Honours in Psychology at Monash University conducting a research project with the Experimental Neuropsychology Research Unit, where she examined the effects of vicarious pain on motor imagery processes. She completed her Master of Clinical Neuropsychology at Macquarie University, Sydney, investigating the longitudinal effects of amyloid-beta burden on structural brain volumes and cognition. She also holds affiliations with the ARC Centre of Excellence in Cognition and its Disorders and School of Psychology at The University of Sydney.
Amanda has strong interests in the field of ageing and dementia and is currently affiliated with the Florey Institute of Neurosciences, where she also conducts neuropsychological assessments for the Australian Imaging, Biomarkers and Lifestyle Study of Ageing.
A Diploma of Remedial Massage Therapy
Advanced Diploma of Remedial Massage [Myotherapy]
Certificate in Craniosacral Therapy
IASI Certificate in Structural Integration
Meditation Teacher Training
Ann-Marie is a highly experienced Myotherapist with over 11 years of experience. She has a wide variety of styles and techniques to offer. She can tailor each massage to suit your requirements. Above all her aim is to facilitate good health, free you from pain, increase your range of movement and eliminate dysfunction.
Ann-Marie strives to help others with her own personal experience and to help you gain strength and to be pain free.
Ann-Marie is continuously studying so that she can provide the best service possible.
Ann-Marie completed an Advanced Diploma of Remedial Massage [Myotherapy] at the Melbourne Institute of Massage Therapy. Since graduating she has continued her studies and has became a Certified Structural Integrator, a technique also known as ‘Rolfing’. This helps with posture by working with the fascia lines.
She also has taken an interest in learning about breathing techniques and has become a meditation teacher. Lymphatic drainage has also been an interest to help with pre and post surgery relief.
Following is a list of courses completed by Ann-Marie Burgar since becoming a massage therapist in 2005:
- A Diploma of Remedial Massage Therapy – 2006
- Advanced Diploma of Remedial Massage [Myotherapy] – 2007
- Certificate in Craniosacral Therapy
- IASI Certificate in Structural Integration – 2013
- Meditation Teacher Training – 2014
- Chikly Health Institute – Lymphatic Drainage Therapy – 1, 2, 3, Advanced 1 2015 – 2017
- Barral Institute – Visceral Manipulation 1, 2, 4 – 2015 – 2017
Dr Melissa Marot
Dr. Melissa Marot has over 20 years of experience in psychology, endorsed Clinical Neuropsychologist and Organisational Psychologist. At Jurmaine Health, Melissa’s specialist focus is helping people make day-to-day changes that lead to happier and healthier lives. She works with people from younger to older adult age groups, with a range of psychological needs including stress, anxiety, depression and adjustment to life changes (personal and workplace) brought by neuropsychological illness and injury. Melissa has a specialist interest in providing psychological support and cognitive rehabilitation for clients and their families with difficulties brought by conditions such as head trauma, concussion, learning difficulties, and neurodegenerative conditions.
Melissa takes a solution-focused approach and uses positive psychology strategies and strengths based approaches, to help people overcome challenges or adapt to their cognitive difficulties.
At Jurmaine Health, Melissa also provides neuropsychological services for medico-legal and community settings, workshops and seminars both to professionals and the wider community.
Dr. Melissa Marot graduated from the University of Melbourne with professional Masters of Psychology/PhD in Clinical Neuropsychology, and the University of London in the field of Psychology with a Bachelor of Science (Honours) and Masters of Science. Across her career Melissa has researched and worked in the United Kingdom, USA, and Australia. She is a member of The Australian Psychological Society and British Psychological Society.