Australia | PhD (USyd), PT, Dip. MT, Dip. MDT.
Helen is Practice Principal of Helen Clare Physiotherapy and graduated from Otago University, NZ as a Physiotherapist in 1975. She has lived and worked in Sydney, Australia since 1979. Helen undertook post-graduate studies through Sydney University completing her Graduate Diploma in Manipulative Therapy in 1983, her Masters of Applied Science in 1989 and her Doctor of Philosophy – titled ‘Evaluation of the McKenzie Method’ in 2005. She retains links with Sydney University in the role of an Associate Academic staff member, supervising graduate students. In 2009 Helen became a Specialist Musculoskeletal Physiotherapist and is a Fellow of the Australian College of Physiotherapists. Helen is a Credentialled McKenzie therapist and has a Diploma in Mechanical Diagnosis and Therapy. She has been an Instructor with the McKenzie Institute since 1986 and is currently the only teaching member of the McKenzie Institute in Australia. She also teaches courses in the McKenzie Method internationally and to date has taught in 32 countries. She has been the International Director of Education for the McKenzie Institute International since 1999. Helen has also written or co-authored numerous peer reviewed papers and book chapters on various aspects of Mechanical Diagnosis and Therapy.