About the Practitioners

Dr Joseph De Fazio B.App.Sci (Chiro), M.Clin.Chiro

Dr Joseph De Fazio is a chiropractor practicing in Doreen, Victoria. He graduated from RMIT University, Bundoora with a Bachelor of Applied Science (Chiro) and a Masters of Clinical Chiropractic with Dinstinction.

He is a registered member of the Chiropractic Board of Australia.

Dr De Fazio’s personal policy in practice is to treat every single one of his clients as if they were his mother/father/brother/sister.

His personal interests are reading, strength training, mid-distance running, travelling and spending quality time with his friends and family.

He attends seminars on a regular basis in order to maintain a high standard of patient management, communication and service.

He has demonstrated Chiropractic technique to RMIT University 5th year chiropractic students as well as graduated chiropractors at weekend seminars.

Dr De Fazio is experienced in improving athletic performance and treating a range of acute and chronic sport injuries. He has previously worked as the club chiropractor for the Green Gully Soccer Club (Victorian Premier League).

Dr De Fazio has lived in the northern suburbs his entire life. He saw the need for musculoskeletal therapists in the rapidly expanding north-east, and so he decided to start working in Doreen as a chiropractor in 2011.


Damien Gafforini MHASW Accredited Mental Health Social Worker

Damien has over 10 years of counselling experience, working within the Children, Youth and Family Sector. He has worked with a range of clients presenting with varying levels of complexity including those who have suffered significant trauma.

Damien holds degree’s in Psychology, Social Work and Child Psychotherapy.

Damien works from the perspective of supporting families and individuals (children, youth and adults) overcome some of the difficulties they may have experienced by providing therapeutic interventions which are aimed at promoting healing and recovery.

Damien is an Accredited Mental Health Care Social Worker who can utilise Medicare-subsidised services in order to make counselling support for families or individuals more accessible. Please feel free to contact Damien to discuss whether he is able to provide the type of support you are seeking. He is available any time during office hours on 0402 228 105.



The North Eastern Chiropractic & Health Centre is pleased to serve people from the following areas:
Arthurs Creek
Mill Park
South Morang
Wattle Glen
Diamond Creek