Susan Ferguson, B App Sc (Chiropractic)
Following five years studying chiropractic at RMIT in Melbourne, Sue graduated in 1989. She then moved to Sydney where she joined and now owns Mosman Chiropractic Centre. Having worked at Mosman Chiropractic for over 25 years Sue loves really knowing people and their families, but is always happy to welcome new faces.
Sue loves the family based nature of her practice. She particularly enjoys working with pregnant women, babies and children, helping them reach their full potential, and seeing families grow through each of the phases of life. She also loves the feeling of being part of the local community. She continues to pursue her passion for chiropractic with regular postgraduate studies, completing her Paediatric Diploma in 2007. In 2015 she completed a two year Diplomat of Chiropractic Paediatric Developmental Neurology.
Sue is a member of Chiropractic Association of Australia (CAA), Australian Spinal Research Foundation (ASRF) Sacro Occipital Technique Organisation (SOTO) and International Chiropractic Paediatric Association (ICPA), and is Webster Technique certified
Volunteering in India – Uniting her passion for helping people, teaching and travel Sue is a board member Hands on India Ltd. She has returned 5 times to lead groups of 25-30 chiropractic volunteers for 2 week trips to Siliguri West Bengal to provide chiropractic and basic medical care in the remote rural community of rock breakers and tea pickers. Further details on www.handsonindia.org.au
As NSW co-ordinator of CAA Women in Chiropractic, Sue enjoys this role in mentoring and sharing experience.
Sue balances her professional life enjoying time with her husband and two adult children, family, friends and travel.
Ashley Hall, B Sc M Chiropractic D C
Ashley completed his Bachelor of Science in Physiology at UNSW in 1995 and then his Masters in Chiropractic at Macquarie University in 1997. Shortly after graduation, Ashley headed to the UK where he worked and continued his studies in chiropractic, earning the qualification DC (Doctor of Chiropractic) from the British Chiropractic Association. Joining Mosman Chiropractic in 2000, Ashley has been an enthusiastic part of the team for over 12 years.
Ashley particularly enjoys the diversity of clinical practice. One minute he may be treating an elderly patient, followed by an athlete in their 20’s, followed by a new born baby. He enjoys using a variety of techniques to suit the persons needs and has recently added dry needling to services he offers. Ashley is also a senior supervisor and examiner of final year chiropractic students at the Macquarie University Outpatients Clinic at Summer Hill. He is very passionate about the clinical development of our future chiropractors’ ensuring our new graduates are as well trained as possible.
Ashley has been a health care volunteer for many charitable events including the Oxfam 100km walk and the Relay for Life, providing onsite chiropractic care to participants. Away from chiropractic, Ashley loves spending time with his family especially Rory and Daisy.
Honnie van der Heyden, B.Med.Sci M.Chiropractic
Honnie graduated from the University of Sydney with a Bachelor in Medical Science in 1995 and then completed her Masters in Chiropractic at Macquarie University in 1998.
As a chiropractic patient from a young age, Honnie is passionate about the benefits of chiropractic care in the overall health and wellbeing of families, especially mothers, young children and babies. She has a particular interest in helping women during pregnancy and birth, assisting with newborn care (settling and breastfeeding) and caring for young children.
Honnie loves being able to enjoy her family time with three small boys, Toby, Will and Jack as well as being part of Mosman Chiropractic Centre.
Elizabeth Cowley, B.H.Sc (Naturopathy), Adv.Dip.Nat, D.Nut, D.R.M, B.Sc (BIT)
Elizabeth is a degree qualified Naturopath with a Bachelor of Health Science in Naturopathy from UNE and an Advanced Diploma of Naturopathy and Diploma of Nutrition from Nature Care College in Sydney. She left behind a corporate career in IT and advertising in 1999 to follow her passion for traditional healing methods and natural medicine.
Liz joined MCC in 2005 offering holistic health care for all ages and concerns. She is especially interested in women’s health (including support in pregnancy and birth) and in helping children/teens to understand and establish good proactive health habits from an early age.
A variety of modalities are used by Liz including nutrition, medical herbalism and remedial massage to restore, sustain and promote physical and emotional wellness throughout life. Ongoing professional development ensures Liz is kept up to date with the latest research to offer the best in complementary care. She uses a mix of traditional techniques, gene testing, VLA Bioimpedance analysis, functional testing and nutrition and medical herbalism to restore, sustain and promote physical and emotional wellness throughout each life stage.
Liz is also a keen astrologer and sustains a healthy balanced green lifestyle enjoying cooking, yoga, time with her daughter, family and friends and the great outdoors. Liz is a member of the NHAA and ATMS and accredited with all health funds.
Colleen McGinty, Practice Manager
Colleen has been the caring voice and smiling face that many of you meet on first entering Mosman Chiropractic Centre since 2004. Colleen brings a wealth of skills that include knowing your special requirements, holding babies, managing accounts all at the same time while allowing us all to focus on you.
Colleen initially nursed at St. Vincents then worked in Human Resources for 20 years. She then decided to follow her fascination and passion for the human body and enrolled in a Diploma of Remedial Massage in 2002. In 2003 she completed her Diploma in Remedial Therapies, which included Nutrition, Herbs, Aromatherapy, Shiatsu, Reflexology and Acupressure and was completed whilst working at the Mater Hospital.