return to play

medical pty ltd

"The creation of something new is not accomplished by the intellect but by the play instinct" - Carl Jung

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Return to play is dedicated to bringing you the best of both Sports and Exercise Medicine alongside Counselling and Mental Health care.

We work closely, both day-to-day and on-field, with the 

Tropical Leaves

Dr O'Neil Maharaj is an ACA accredited counsellor, Sports Doctor and educator

He is an associate lecturer at the University of Newcastle and Doctor to the Newcastle Jets Football Club.

O'Neil has uses a range of mental health techniques including a predominant psychodynamic approach with performance psychology.

His approach to sports medicine is to help walk you through your injury or difficulty back to health​

Rachel is an ACA accredited counsellor who is passionate about connecting with each client, hearing their stories and encouraging healing and growth by identifying internal resources and strengthening emotional intelligence.


Her therapeutic style is collaborative, person-centred, and is geared towards people who are not just interested in symptom-reduction, but who are ready for meaningful change in their life.


She works primarily with clients struggling with anxiousness, depressive moods, stress, burnout, grief, suicidal ideation and relational problems.

Payment via square

Rebates available for some counselling services, with 

Private Health Insurance providers

Please call me back for:

For bookings with

Dr O'Neil Maharaj

fill out your details

in the green form

and for 

Rachel Amy Counselling

click the link below

(external link)


[email protected]

p 02 4929 5626

Suite 12,

235 Darby St, Cooks Hill

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