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Our Team

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Bertrand Doeuk

Director

Bertrand Doeuk, Director and Founder of The Brisbane Headache and Migraine Clinic™, has devoted his time and commitment in an exclusive area of treatment for headaches and migraines in Brisbane, Australia.

Bertrand has been titled as “Certified Practitioner” by two internationally recognised manual therapy institutions: Mulligan Concepts and Watson Headache® institute. With these added manual therapy skills, he has been able to help countless patients recover from all forms of acute and chronic headache and migraine conditions.

Mattias McAndrew

Senior Clinician

Mattias McAndrew, the second Headache Clinician to join the team at The Brisbane Headache and Migraine Clinic™, has developed a passion in helping people that suffer from migraines and other forms of headache, as well as other musculoskeletal injuries or conditions.

With a background of exercise prescription, Mattias has also completed a Bachelor of Physiotherapy (honours) through the University of Queensland, one of the leading schools of physiotherapy in the world. Post graduation, Mattias has continued study to become formally recognised as a trained Watson Headache® practitioner, a trained Mulligan Concepts Practitioner and is also trained in dry needling and Western Acupuncture.

Ariel Lee

Senior Clinician

Ariel Lee is one of our senior headache clinicians and brings a wealth of experience to the table. Ariel is known for outstanding results and her empathetic nature.

She has completed a Bachelor of Physiotherapy with Honours from The University of Queensland, one of the leading schools of physiotherapy worldwide. Ariel has acquired knowledge and skills in providing evidence-based practice. During her studies, Ariel attended numerous courses to continually improve herself.

Dominic Forsythe

Senior Clinician

Dominic comes to Brisbane Headache and Migraine Clinic after gaining a wide range of experience, both in Australia and New Zealand. After graduating in 2013 from Auckland University of Technology, in New Zealand, he started work as a sports physiotherapist.

This allowed him to learn from expert physiotherapists with both Olympic and professional sports backgrounds. With this work, Dominic was able to travel both domestically and internationally with sports teams. Since then, Dominic has worked in private clinics in Melbourne, where he further developed his clinical assessment and treatment skills. These experiences have led to Dominic developing an interest in headache and migraine treatment. 

Associate Clinician

David Appleby is one of our associate clinicians, who brings enthusiasm and a sound understanding of headaches 

He has completed two degrees at Griffith University on the Gold Coast of Queensland; the Bachelors degree of Exercise Science and a Masters degree of Physiotherapy. During his studies and research he was granted the Griffith Award for Academic Excellence.

Since then, David has worked and treated a wide range of patients with musculoskeletal disorders. During his career, he has completed several post-graduate courses, including training in the Watson Headache approach under the tutelage of Dr. Dean Watson himself.

Sascha Halpin

Associate Clinician

Sascha Halpin is an associate clinician at Brisbane Headache and Migraine clinic.

During university, he completed two degrees at Griffith University in the Health and Knowledge Precinct on the Gold Coast of Queensland. In that time, he completed a Bachelors degree of Exercise Science and a Masters degree of Physiotherapy. Since then, Sascha has worked and treated a wide range of patients with musculoskeletal and neurological disorders. During his career, he has founded a high passion in the field of headaches and migraines, as well as the mitigation of chronic pain.

Douglas Woo

Associate Clinician

Douglas is one of our associate clinicians at Brisbane Headache and Migraine Clinic.

Doug completed the Doctor of Physiotherapy program at Bond University and studied a Bachelor of Science Kinesiology at the University of Waterloo in Ontario, Canada. During his career, Douglas has worked with a variety of patients, including neurological patients, which piqued his interest in headache disorders.

Doug employs his compassion and dedication to develop the best possible treatment outcomes for individuals to achieve their goals. Douglas will utilize his knowledge in headache treatment, biomechanics, and neurological rehab to adapt every plan for the optimal outcome.

Helen Lin

First Impression

Helen has been working in customer service for over 5 years. Helen officially joined the team at Brisbane Headache and Migraine Clinic in October 2019, as our friendly receptionist. Helen is our front of staff representative and you will see her in reception, greeting you as you walk through our doors upon arrival. She will offer you a glass of refreshing water with lemon and make you comfortable before your appointment commences.

Mal Imbulpitiya

First Impression

Mal has been working in customer service for over 6 years in Australia, Europe and Sri Lanka. She hopes to graduate in 2023 with a bachelor’s degree in Commerce (Honours) in Griffith University while majoring in Economics and International Business (second major) and wishes to continue the career in Business.

Mal officially joined the team Brisbane Headache and Migraine Clinic in September 2020, as our friendly receptionist.

Lynette Wong

First Impression

Lynette is currently studying physiotherapy at the University of Queensland. She hopes to graduate in November 2022 with a bachelor’s degree in physiotherapy (Honours) and wishes to pursue a career as a physiotherapist.

She completed her work experience at our clinic and officially joined the Brisbane Headache and Migraine Clinic team in February 2020, as one of our receptionists.

Lynette is a front staff representative and will greet you warmly on your arrival.

Tammy Tang

First Impression

Tammy is currently studying physiotherapy at the University of Queensland. She completed her work experience at our clinic and officially joined the Brisbane Headache and Migraine Clinic team in December 2019, as one of our receptionists.

Tammy is our front of staff representative, who will always greet you upon your arrival and ensure you have the best possible experience at our clinic.

Hussan Al-Hashemy

First Impression

Hussan is currently studying physiotherapy at the University of Queensland and aims to graduate in November 2023 with a Bachelor’s degree in physiotherapy (Honours). He is incredibly passionate about health care and wishes to pursue a career as a Physiotherapist.

Hussan is our front of staff representative, who will always warmly welcome you upon your arrival and ensure you are well looked after at our clinic.

Rebecca Parkes

First Impression

Rebecca possesses a diverse background in customer service, bringing over 17 years of experience to the team. Rebecca officially joined in April 2021 and is passionate about being part of a company that improves the lives of so many headache and migraine sufferers in Brisbane.

Prior to joining us, Rebecca worked in several fields, including department stores, retail and pharmacy. In her spare time, you will find Rebecca with her husband and three children enjoying art, the outdoors or even sampling her favourite bubble teas! 

Janice Cheung

First Impression

Janice currently attends the University of Queensland, studying physiotherapy, and aims to graduate in November 2023 with a bachelor’s degree in physiotherapy (Honours). She wishes to pursue a career as a physiotherapist with her passion in health science. She also has close to 2 years of experience working in a customer service role.

Janice has officially joined the Brisbane Headache and Migraine Clinic team in July 2021 as one of our administrators, and will always make you feel comfortable and welcomed upon arrival.

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