Allied Health

Looking for physiotherapy, cardiology, psychology, or dietary advice in Coolangatta?
Browse the wide range of services below and when you’re ready to book an appointment give us a call on (07) 5599 1400 or book online.

Terry Mclaren & Maximiliano Calvanese

Charles Audley

Dr Ahmed Nasir (Visiting)

Lisa Strauss


View below to discover the Partner Health Services
Coolangatta Medical Centre has to offer

Terry McLaren


The physiotherapy partners , bring years of experience to their patients.

Terry have been a physio, with an exercise background for about 15 years. Terry tries his best to help people through physiotherapy.

    • Musculoskeletal pain
    • Injury & movement dysfunction for all ages
      He achieves this through hands on manual therapy, appropriate movement/exercise, education and encouragement. Terry includes mindfulness and activity programs to help patients in pain or with fear avoidance of movement. That includes those pre and post-surgery patients, asthma management clients, and those looking to improve their fitness and weight management.

      Terry’s general approach is to keep it simple as possible to the individual and what they want to achieve.


Charles Audley


Charles is a Registered Psychologist, having completed his undergraduate degree in Canberra and Master’s degree on the Gold Coast, working in the Public and Private sector with age ranges 16-70.

He aims to provide a comprehensive Psychological therapy with an action-oriented approach, focusing on improved quality of life.

Charles is experienced in assisting clients with presentations including anxiety and depressive symptoms, substance use/addiction, career transitions, parenting advice, relationship issues, and neurodiverse issues.

He uses a range of evidence-based therapies including Mindfulness/Acceptance and Commitment Therapy, Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, Positive Psychology and Interpersonal Therapy.

In his spare time Charles enjoys spending time at the local beaches, playing basketball and swimming.



Dr Ahmad is dedicated to the prevention, investigation and treatment of cardiac disease.
Coronary heart disease (CHD) affects many people and may cause angina (chest pain) and heart attack. Risk factors for heart disease include smoking, diabetes, obesity, family history and age. Book a consultation with Dr Ahmed and work with him to ensure the heart is as healthy as possible.

Lisa Strauss

Dietary Advice

Lisa has been working in the health industry for more than 16 years and love helping people reach their health goals. My career initially started working in a pathology laboratory before going on the study Naturopathy and then a Bachelor of Nutrition and Dietetics the learning process for me will never stop!

My goal is to use food as medicine and to educate my patients to understand what their bodies need and how to listen to their bodies. I provide a supportive holistic environment and will work with you to identify the health goals and individualise a program to meet the needs and reach the health potential.