Celebrating October,
National Mental Health Month.

HERStory – A Women’s Day Celebration


A Special Women's Day Celebration & Fundraiser
Sunday May 22, 2022
  •  1:00pm
  to 4:00pm
Cost: $50
Location Mt Duneed Estate
Address: 65 Pettavel Rd, Waurn Ponds VIC 3216
A day of thought, discussion, connection and support with conversation on mental health and the female perspective.

Enjoy this very special fundraising event for Foundation 61’s residential rehabilitation facility for women in Mt Duneed. You will be welcomed with champagne on arrival and a grazing table in the vineyard room. We will hear some inspiring stories from guest speakers Dr Nimah Logue, Dr Caroline Taylor and Karlene Georgiadis. And last but not least, we've invited Possums on the Porchand The Red Violets to come along and play some tunes as well.

About Our Speakers

1. Dr Nimah Logue
Dr Niamh Logue, originally from Ireland, completed her medical degree at the University of Bristol (UK) in 2008. Niamh returned to her native Ireland in 2010 to pursue vocational training as a GP.
During her GP training, Niamh completed a Diploma in Obstetrics & Gynaecology (UK) and Diploma in Clinical Psychiatry (Ireland). After completing her post-graduate training, Niamh and her family moved to Australia in 2016. Niamh worked as a GP in Melbourne before making the move to the Surf Coast in early 2017.

2. Dr Caroline Taylor-Walker
Dr Caroline Taylor-Walker trained as a Doctor in the UK obtaining Fellowship as a GP before moving to Australia with the aim to work within the areas she loves – skin cancer medicine and surgery, and non-surgical cosmetics. She has great passion for holistic skin health, surgical procedures, skin cancer and innovative cosmetic procedures and thrives in listening to patients concerns and helping them reach their potential, always going above and beyond. Dr Caroline is a published author of the book RAW, that she co-authored with nine other women about resilience. Dr Caroline opens up about her difficult journey through medical school as a woman, and how she came to have the passion to make others feel cared for, supported, confident and beautiful.

3. Karlene Georgiadis
Naturopath, ‘Poo Queen’ and champion of integrating natural and biomedical healthcare together in her clinical practice, Karlene Georgiadis has long been passionate about helping those with gut health issues and complex chronic illnesses. Since completing her studies at the Australian College of Natural Medicine in Melbourne, Karlene has been a Naturopath based in Torquay for more than 22 years. During this time, Karlene has treated thousands of patients, including those diagnosed with Irritable Bowel Syndrome and also patients diagnosed autoimmune diseases, as well as helping her patients to understand their health condition, feel better and live well. Karlene recognises her own health journey in learning to manage Chronic Fatigue Syndrome as guiding her clinical focus and empathy with the lived experience and challenges faced by many of her patients in helping them on their road to health and recovery. Karlene is also adding ‘author’ to her title with her book “ Know Your Sh!t” – the ins and outs of gut health – which will be available for purchase.

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