Bankstown Team



Dr Duc Van

Consultant Paediatrician

Dr Duc Van graduated from Sydney University and completed his paediatric training at the Children’s Hospital at Westmead and worked there for almost 15 years. He held the position of Chief Resident Medical Officer and Staff Specialist in Emergency Department. He currently has hospital appointments at Bankstown and Sydney South West Private Hospital.

He is passionate about teaching and for many years has contributed to the Paediatric Updates at the Children’s Hospital at Westmead and continuing medical Education for GPs and Allied health professionals.

Dr Van has over 10 years experience in private practice. He has extensive experience in managing general and development paediatric conditions. His areas of special interest include allergy and newborn care. He is a caring and compassionate doctor who loves children and looks forward to the opportunity of caring for your child’s medical needs.


Dr Shweta Batra

Consultant Paediatrician

 

Dr Shweta Batra is a General Paediatrician. She is a Fellow of the Royal Australasian College of Physicians (FRACP). She has more than ten years of clinical experience in Paediatrics. She completed her training in Paediatrics at The Children’s Hospital at Westmead. She currently has hospital appointments in Bankstown-Lidcombe Hospital, Karitane, and Westmead Private Hospital. She has expertise in the management of General Paediatric issues for age group ranging from newborn to adolescent years. Her interest areas are growth & development and chronic disease management. She is fluent in English and Hindi.





Casandra Khouri

Speech Pathologist

Cassandra is an energetic Speech Pathologist with a passion for improving the communication skills of children and adults in order to improve their quality of life. Cassandra is bilingual and has often acted as an interpreter for Arabic speaking families. Cassandra has worked with a range of disorders including Autism Spectrum Disorders, Global Developmental Delay and Selective Mutism. Cassandra completed training in Applied Behaviour Analysis (ABA) therapy to help bring about meaningful and positive change in behaviour for children with Autism and related developmental difficulties.

Cassandra has worked in a range of primary schools and pre-schools and enjoys working alongside teaching staff to provide strategies that promote speech and language development in the classroom.

Cassandra has implemented various service deliveries including whole class, small groups and one-one intervention to help clients reach their goals. She is dedicated to maintaining an evidence based and holistic approach when managing client’s needs. Cassandra believes that consistent communication between families, educational and/ or health professionals is crucial in achieving the best outcomes for clients.

Cassandra understands that each client is unique and so has a focus on making therapy engaging and interactive while working towards individually tailored goals.





Hansen Li

Psychologist

Hansen is a friendly and approachable male psychologist. He is a passionate psychologist who is strongly committed to providing the best attention and care to patients at our clinic by guiding them through professional advice and through the provision of evidence based interventions. Hansen is competent in delivering Cognitive Behaviour Therapy (CBT), Behaviour Therapy/ Management Training and Solution Focused Therapy.

Hansen has gained extensive experience in working with individuals with various presentations including individuals with: Autism Spectrum Disorders (ASD), Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorders (ADHD), Intellectual Disability, Down Syndrome as well as other presentations including anxiety and depression. Additionally, Hansen has gained significant experience in administering various psychological assessments including (but not limited to): cognitive, behavioural, learning, memory as well as risk assessments. Hansen has also completed an Applied Behaviour Analysis (ABA) training course and is a qualified ABA therapist. He has extensive experience in working with children with autism spectrum disorder.





Our team is dedicated to caring for your child. Together we can make a difference.