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About Us.

My Weight Loss Clinic

Our approach

I’m Chris O’Donnell, during my 20 plus years of experience working in the healthcare system, I’ve seen first-hand the limitations of the current medical model. Within our clinic we have staff who have treated patients with complex chronic medical problems for many years, we know that many conditions and the lives of our patients are improved by weight loss. I firmly believe at all stages of healthcare, a greater emphasis should be placed on disease prevention and using a broad range of person focused interventions, first and foremost to prevent and reverse chronic diseases.

Over the years I’ve helped myself, family, friends and patients with my approach and I hope to help you too. No matter our stage of life, I believe we all have the capacity to improve our health and I’d like to empower as many people as I can to do this. I think these changes can and should be accessible and enjoyable for everyone. I have a group of trusted, like-minded health professionals that can give extra guidance and support as needed as we endeavour to help you build the healthiest version of you.

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Our holistic approach

Phase 1

We begin by understanding your goals and designing a weight loss program that is supported by the right medication and counseling to help you lose weight quickly and effectively

Phase 2

This phase is where we implement the plan and make sure it's working effectively. This usually involves regular catch-ups, via tele-health, to check in on how you're doing and make any necessary adjustments to your medication or treatment plan

Phase 3

Now that you have made the commitment to a healthier lifestyle, it is important to focus on maintaining your new weight. In this phase, we will provide you with the tools and knowledge you need to successfully keep the weight off in the long run.

Dedicated to helping you reach your goals

At My Weight Loss Clinic, we understand that every patient is unique. That’s why we offer a personalised approach to medical weight loss that is tailored to each individual’s needs.

  • Evidence based medications and treatments
  • Cutting edge weight loss programs
  • Tool for long term success
  • Respectful and supportive environment

The weight loss

Christopher O’Donnell

Chronic Disease Specialist NP (JCU, QUT, University of Portsmouth)
Christopher has more than 20 years experience in acute and chronic disease management and is well placed to help you build the healthiest version of you. He will prescribe medications and a weight loss management plan to help you succeed in your weight loss journey. All suitable consultations with Christopher are subject to a Medicare rebate.

Mel Rose

NP Primary Care
Mel is a Nurse Practitioner who has a focus on primary health care, including chronic disease management, with weight management being a focus. She believes in a holistic approach to health management, treatment, care and prevention and by spending time with patients and listening to what they need. Mel can assist those in her care in achieving better long-term health outcomes. “As someone who has always struggled with my weight, trying every diet and exercise plan out there only to struggle against regaining the weight. Being involved with My Weight Loss Clinic provides me with the opportunity to support others who are living with the same chronic disease.” All suitable consultations with Mel are subject to a Medicare rebate.

Sophia Keeble

NP Primary Care
As a NP with both Emergency and Aged Care experience – I enjoy the opportunity to work with each person to achieve realistic individualised goals.   Having the person part of and engaged with their plan of care is my main focus to achieving person-focussed driven outcomes and aiming for empowerment to live the best way they can in any situation.

Aimee Vajtauer

Nurse Practitioner Gastroenterology
Aimee Vajtauer received her Bachelor of Nursing Degree through Deakin University in 2003. To further her career Aimee has embarked on various post graduate certificates ranging from theatre nursing to gastroenterology. In 2012 Aimee became one of the first cohort of Nurses trained in Endoscopic procedures. She has continued her career within the field of Gastroenterology and more recently completed her Masters of Nurse Practitioner through QUT. Aimee’s specialities not only include Upper GI endoscopy and colonoscopies but also Gastroenterology, which include and are not limited to the, management of common functional disorders of the gut. All suitable consultations with Aimee are subject to a Medicare rebate.

Jo Pleban

NP Primary Care
Jo is a Nurse Practitioner with over 17 years’ experience in primary and acute care, including, paediatric emergency nursing and community health education. She is committed to empowering individuals to reach their wellness goals, by building a supportive partnership, and utilising proven and effective treatments. With a passion for all things food and nutrition, Jo is currently part way through a post graduate qualification in human nutrition, and has a particular interest in working with individuals to create positive food mindsets. Jo lives with her husband, and two daughters along with their dog, cat, rabbit and budgie! All suitable consultations with Jo are subject to a Medicare rebate.

Charna Murray

Chronic and Complex Care Nurse Practitioner
Charna Murray is a Chronic and Complex Care Nurse Practitioner and Credentialed Diabetes Educator with experience in both medical/surgical nursing and Chronic Disease Management. Currently working within the Primary Health Care setting assisting individuals achieve their own personal health goals. All suitable consultations with Charna are subject to a Medicare rebate.

Paul Baker

NP Primary Care
Paul is a primary care NP with extensive experience across the rural and remote and chronic conditions management context. Growing up in regional outback QLD Paul has a unique understanding of the difficulties in accessing healthcare and as such promotes the innovation of Telehealth services in health care. As a family man with lived experience with obesity, Paul has a passion for working with busy parents to achieve a healthier lifestyle and improving their quality time with their families. Paul appreciates the use of Telehealth consults through MWLC to provide more accessible services to patients All suitable consultations with Paul are subject to a Medicare rebate.

Nadine Henare

NP Primary Care
With over 25 years of nursing experience in acute care, primary care and education, Nadine was endorsed in 2019 as the second Nurse Practitioner (Immunisation) in Victoria. Since then, Nadine has broadened her areas of interest to include primary care and in particular weight management as a chronic health issue. Nadine has her own personal experience with weight management having accessed many of the options available, including diets, medications, and weight loss surgery. Her passion is to offer clients support through their weight loss journey by providing evidence based advice and tools that have assisted and continue to assist in her own ongoing journey. You do not need to do this alone. All suitable consultations with Nadine are subject to a Medicare rebate.

Nic McCormack

NP Primary Care
Nic is a Endorsed Nurse Practitioner and Credentialled Diabetes Educator, who takes a wholistic approach. She works with clients to develop self management skills and knowledge to manage their diabetes and behavioural changes around weight loss management. She can work on motivation and confidence to achieve success in your diabetes and weight loss goals. She has experience working across all types of diabetes, working in both hospital and primary care. She looks forward to working with you

Dan Fowler

NP Primary Care
Dan Fowler is a cardiology trained Nurse Practitioner. He has experience working alongside patients with a variety of complex chronic and acute medical, social and psychological conditions. He endeavors to always provide a friendly service, with a strong emphasis on providing education to enable shared decision-making. He also works within a Queensland hospital setting, where he partners with individuals to achieve their long-term health goals through individualised and holistic care planning. Originally from the UK, Dan lives with his wife and son in Ipswich, QLD and is a long-suffering Brighton and Hove Albion fan. All suitable consultations with Dan are subject to a Medicare rebate.

Cassandra Stone

NP Primary Care
I was registered as an RN in 1980 (NSW) and have been working in a vast array of fields since then including ICU, Medical, Surgical, CCU and trained as a Midwife. I moved into the Renal field in 1990 (Qld). In 2006 I moved across to Chronic Kidney Disease (CKD) and I was endorsed as a Nurse Practitioner in 2008. Part of my role caring for my CKD patients is working with the patient to modify their lifestyle risks – obesity being the major issue. Joining with the MWLC Nurse Practitioners has shown me that the 4 pillars is the way to go for weight loss. I am keen to help patients lose weight and be there as that support person with their journey

Peter Mourginos

Accredited Exercise Physiologist
In addition to being a nationally recognised weight loss and body transformation specialist, Peter can also develop programs for you to support the prevention, treatment, and rehabilitation of chronic medical conditions.  Peter will design individualised strength and cardio activity programs based around your strengths and weaknesses, work and home environment.  Peter says “My focus is ensuring you progress, succeed and most importantly enjoy all aspects of your training. All our training and programs are science backed and clinically formulated to meet your individual needs and goals. We will support, educate and provide all the tools necessary for you to overcome and reach all your desired fitness goals.”

Ursula Togiailua

NP Primary Care
Ursula is a Registered Nurse with over 12 years’ experience and is a qualified as a Nurse practitioner specialised in Diabetes and Endocrine. Ursula’s particular interests lie in identifying underlying causation of Obesity and treating to meet those needs- for example PCOS or Type 2 Diabetes to prevent these diseases from limiting your quality of life. From Ursula you can expect a holistic health approach which is modified to meet your individual needs while prioritising the 4 pillars of weight loss. Ursula is experienced in assessing all areas of weight management and can also assist in patients who may have had weight regain after bariatric surgery. All suitable consultations with Ursula are subject to a Medicare rebate.

Shannan Opia

NP Primary Care
Shannan is a Nurse Practitioner who has the lived experience of trialling (and failing) most weight loss medications, programs, diets, and weight loss surgeries. Weight management forms a large part of her professional and personal life, which enables her to share honest and reliable tools to help manage this chronic disease. Shannan has over 20 years of clinical experience in varied roles, and has been a Nurse Practitioner in General Practice since 2016. All suitable consultations with Shannan are subject to a Medicare rebate.

Amor Kisling

NP Primary Care
Amor was born in South Africa and completed a degree in Sports and Exercise Technology there. After emigrating to New Zealand with her family Amor completed her Bachelor of Nursing. Amor completed her Master of Nursing degree and receiving her Nurse Practitioner endorsement, from the University of Auckland in 2017. While working as a specialist ED/UCC Nurse Practitioner Amor has commenced a second Masters degree in Trauma and is an accredited Immunisation provider. Since graduating Amor has built a vast knowledge base, undertaking many valued roles in Emergency, Urgent Care and Primary Health. Amor has practiced in metro and rural areas. Amor has an in depth understanding of anatomy and physiology and can address all the medical, psychological and physical pillars of weight loss and lifestyle changes. Now Brisbane based Amor is committed to helping people achieve their weight loss, lifestyle and health goals. All suitable consultations with Amor are subject to a Medicare rebate.

Dawn Soltau

NP Primary Care
Dawn is a Nurse Practitioner who has specialised in chronic disease management both in Australia and the U.K over the past 25 years. She has worked with people with long term chronic diseases and enabled them to achieve their full health potential. She pride’s herself in using an empathetic, non-judgemental approach and is passionate about providing individualised patient care. She will work closely with you to achieve your weight loss goals. She will prescribe weight loss medications and provide support to tailor a diverse, individualised weight loss plan to suit your needs. All suitable consultations with Dawn are subject to a Medicare rebate.

Stephanie Tavares

Nurse Practitioner Primary Care
Steph is a nurse practitioner trained in the United States with a focus on primary and preventative care. Prior to becoming a nurse practitioner, she worked as a nurse in intensive care and interventional radiology. Steph is passionate about utilising her experience in both acute and chronic disease management to help you reach your goals and improve your overall health. She is committed to providing individualised, patient-centred care. All suitable consultations with Steph are subject to a Medicare rebate.

Cathy Brumpton

NP Primary Care
Cathy is a Primary Health Care/Rural and Remote trained Nurse Practitioner who has worked in a diverse range of health settings including General Practice, Women’s Health and Aged Care. Cathy is passionate not only about working with her patients in partnership, but empowering them to achieve their personal health goals. In her spare time, Cathy helps run the family cattle property in South- West Queensland. All suitable consultations with Cathy are subject to a Medicare rebate.

Virginia Moore

NP Primary Care
Virginia has been working as a Nurse Practitioner with people who have chronic conditions since 2017. Prior to this she has 10 years’ experience as a children’s nurse. Virginia’s aim is to work together with you toward achieving your weight loss goals. She will use proven and effective treatments to help you to attain your best health outcomes. All suitable consultations with Virginia are subject to a Medicare rebate.

Elle Crighton

NP Primary Care
Elle is a specialist NP in primary health care. Her area of focus is weight loss and preventative health. Elle spent sometime working in the tropics and saw high levels of chronic health conditions. Elle is committed to helping those she works with to achieving optimal health that is tailored to their individual needs. All suitable consultations with Elle are subject to a Medicare rebate.

Jackie McInnes

NP Primary Care
Jackie is a Nurse Practitioner trained in the United States. She worked as a nurse practitioner for 20 years in Virginia before moving to Australia. She enjoys the practice of wellness and finds great satisfaction in partnering with patients to improve their health and life. Jackie is married and has a teenaged son. She lives on the Gold Coast and loves being outside bushwalking and taking long walks on the beach. Her passion is dance and music and she teaches a weekly dance class with her husband. All suitable consultations with Jackie are subject to a Medicare rebate.

Emma McCleary

NP Primary Care
Emma is a Nurse Practitioner with over 10 years experience, a qualified Lifestyle Medicine Professional and is passionate about wellness and preventative health. Her specialties include emergency medicine, weight loss, women’s health and infertility, functional medicine and lifestyle medicine. Emma is compassionate practitioner who supports her clients to achieve their goals for longterm health and wellbeing. She has a supportive approach and an understanding of the challenges behind long term weight loss and maintenance. All suitable consultations with Emma are subject to a Medicare rebate.

Marina Mickleson

NP Primary Care
Marina has been working as an NP for 11 years now based from Perth in a tertiary women’s hospital, general practice and in her own diabetes practice. As well as being an NP Marina is also a Midwife and a Credentialed Diabetes Educator. Working with people with diabetes for many years, Marina has been able to assist them in making positive changes to their diet, weight and their blood glucose levels which in-turn minimises their long term complications. Marina is passionate in empowering others to make positive changes to their health with guidance and support. All suitable consultations with Marina are subject to a Medicare rebate.

Elizabeth Allen

NP Primary Care
Liz is a weight management and diabetes specialist Nurse Practitioner who is a passionate supporter of living one’s best life, empowering people to take back control by understanding the mechanisms behind their condition, educating and motivating self-management in her clients. Her interests lie in chronic disease management, specialising in diabetes, cardio-metabolic health, women’s issues, additionally, a midwife and has a special interest in obesity management on the background of other health conditions. She offers a safe space to clients to help develop a program which fits with their lifestyle and health issues. Consultations with Liz attract Medicare rebates.

Kendall Gow

NP Diabetes and Nutrition
Kendall is a Nurse Practitioner and Credentialed Diabetes Educator based in Perth who has always had a keen focus on chronic disease management working with patients who have diabetes, prostate cancer, and weight loss management. She works in private practice and at a large private hospital in WA. Kendall enjoys working closely with her patients to assist and empower them to progress towards tailored weight loss goals, self-manage their care and treatment through ongoing education and support, and reduce the risk of those from developing further complications. In her spare time, Kendall enjoys walking her beagles and listening to podcasts. All suitable consultations with Kendall are subject to a Medicare is compassionate practitioner who supports her clients to achieve their goals for longterm health and wellbeing. She has a supportive approach and an understanding of the challenges behind long term weight loss and maintenance. All suitable consultations with Kendall are subject to a Medicare rebate.

Justin Black

Nurse Practitioner Primary Care
Justin has been Endorsed as a Nurse Practitioner for 12 years, with eclectic experience in rural and remote nursing, cardiology, cardiac rehabilitation, cardiothoracics, critical care, emergency and paediatrics. As a family man of four (soon to be five) children, he has a special interest in mens health for busy families. All suitable consultations with Justin are subject to a Medicare rebate.

Liz Waugh

Nurse Practitioner Primary Care
Liz has been working as an NP for the past 10 years in Primary Health Care with a broad scope encompassing a rural and remote generalist field. Liz is also a Diabetes Educator, Child Health Nurse and has done further formal studies and training in women’s health, weight management, dermatology and aesthetics. Liz has a firm understanding of the barriers and challenges of being overweight, losing weight and sustaining long term weight loss. She is keen to work with you to achieve your goals and improve your overall health. In her spare time, Liz also helps out on her family’s cattle property and Wagyu stud on the Darling Downs. All suitable consultations with Liz are subject to a Medicare rebate.

Bernadette Crosbie

Nurse Practitioner Primary Care and Mental Health
Bernadette uses a holistic approach when diagnosing, treating and managing chronic conditions. She is a big believer of weight management for health. Lifestyle interventions can help improve blood pressure, cholesterol levels, diabetes, depression and other chronic conditions, often avoiding the need for long term medications. She stays up to date with the latest evidence based uses of obesity medications, ensuring her clients have all the tools available for immediate and long term success in health. Bernadette’s compassionate approach, means underlying causes for behaviours can be acknowledged, and clients feel well supported to facilitate change. She is passionate about tailoring exercise into people’s busy lives, and also teaches Yoga and practices Pilates. Bernadette has been nursing since 2004, so brings a wealth of knowledge and experience. She is dedicated to really helping people by thinking outside the square and being on their team. All suitable consultations with Bernadette are subject to a Medicare rebate.
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"As someone who has always struggled with my weight, trying every diet and exercise plan out there only to struggle against regaining the weight. Being involved with My Weight Loss Clinic provides me with the opportunity to support others who are living with the same chronic disease."

Mel Rose - NP Primary Care

My Weight Loss Clinic

We specialise in education and empowerment. We want this to be the last weight loss program you do.