Dr Clem Bonney
GP - Geebung Medical Clinic
Dr Clem Bonney
Dr Clem Bonney is a General Practitioner who started his career as an electrician. He worked in the sugar refining industry completing an electrical apprenticeship as a heavy industrial electrician. Dr Bonney developed an interest in mental health following several suicides in his social and professional circles.
He fulfilled a primary degree in health, Bachelor of Health and then completed a MBBS at the University of Queensland. Following being awarded a Fellowship with the Royal Australian College of General Practitioners, Dr Bonney completed a Graduate Certificate in Occupational Rehabilitation, University of New South Wales and then a Masters of Workplace Health and Safety at the University of Newcastle. Dr Bonney was granted Fellowship of the Faculty of Occupational and Environmental as part of the Royal Australasian College of Physicians.
Dr Bonney has a special interest in depression and the loss of community many people experience as part of modern social structures. For many, this loss of community, the support people receive from community and the shared experience of community, means resilience is worn down and resulting in unfulfilling experiences. By assisting people to re-engage with their community, be it a sporting club, reading group or friends and family people can share the experiences and continue growth as people.