Session Title:

Women Supporting and Uplifting Women

This session will be a powerful conversation around

   * common issues and themes affecting female practitioners
   * how we support each other professionally and personally to be our best versions

Women in Chiropractic is dedicated to creating community networks in the profession which has a significant impact on the wellbeing of those involved and the profession as a whole.




Dr Bettina Tornatora

bettinatornatoraImageDr Tornatora has been in practice for 20 years. During that time she has been an associate and a principal chiropractor with associates. Bettina has with her chiropractor husband Jim, practiced in country NSW, and the Northern Territory. Currently, they own a practice in inner Melbourne, where they have been for the last 10 years.

Bettina is passionate about chiropractic and its impact on greater health. She is particularly excited about communicating the chiropractic message and the ripple effect of doing that in an outstanding way.

Dr Tornatora's journey to chiropractic began as a client in country Victoria, where she grew up. Her parents and grandparents had been chiropractic clients, as were so many people she knew. In fact, it was many years later that she realized that chiropractic and its enormous benefits were not familiar to everyone.


Dr Paula Stacey-Thomas

Paula Stacey ThomasDr Stacey–Thomas is a 1997 Macquarie University graduate and for the last 20 years been the principal chiropractor and Managing Director of ‘The Chiropractic Domain’ clinics based in Adelaide and Mount Gambier. Paula has been an avid supporter of our Association, previously serving at a state branch level in PR, a former State president and currently as committee representative for WIC in SA.

Paula was awarded Chiropractor of the year in 2006 for her work on the CAA National Healthy Spines Health Promotion program. She has subsequently competed a Graduate Certificate in Health Promotion.