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.

Dr Edmond Sherifi B.H.Sci, B.App.Sci (Chiro)

Dr Edmond Sherifi is a chiropractor who graduated from RMIT University by completing a double degree in Health Science and Applied Science (Chiropractic). He has a specific interest in treating sport injuries and providing rehabilitation to assist with the recovery of both acute and chronic musculoskeletal pain.

Edmond uses a variety of treatment methods including spinal manipulation, soft tissue massage, activator, SOT blocks and other modalities such as transcutaneous electrical nerve stimulation (TENS) and electrical muscle stimulation (EMS).

Edmond believes that improving the biomechanics of the human body through passive care and strengthening weakened muscle groups through rehabilitation are vital aspects of pain management and improving overall function.

Edmond is a member of the Australian Chiropractors Association

Dr Claire Milligan DPsych (Clinical), MAPS

Dr Claire Milligan is a Clinical Psychologist with over 10 years of experience in both the public and private sectors.  She sees adolescents and adults who are struggling with depression, anxiety, grief and trauma issues, amongst others. Dr Milligan is trained in CBT, ACT and trauma-informed care, and aims to work collaboratively with clients in a compassionate and caring manner. 

Dr Milligan sees private client and clients under Mental Health Care Plans, WorkCover, TAC and Victims of Crime.

She is also a registered Clinical Psychology Supervisor and is happy to be contacted by those seeking supervision.

Jessica Mariani (nee Jones)

Owner of MyoSport Therapy, Jessica has been practicing for 8 years as a Myotherapist. She studied at RMIT where she completed her Advanced Diploma of Myotherapy in 2011. She has since practiced in private clinics were she has gathered clinical experience and further knowledge working alongside a range of different health professionals.

Jessica has a strong interest in treating sport and work related tension and dysfunction and common neck conditions.

One of her major passions is supporting and treating pre- and post-natal women. Since becoming a mother in early 2019 Jessica further understands what it takes to look after yourself during pregnancy and the importance of how the body heals during after pregnancy.

Jessica has a strong interest in treating people of all ages.

Since 2016 Jessica decided to return to full time study at RMIT to gain more skills and knowledge in Osteopathy. She is currently taking the year off from studying to enjoy time with her family and put everything into the MyoSport Therapy business. She will be resuming studies in 2020 as a 4th year student.

Meegan Newton

Information coming soon!

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