Director/Clinical Psychologist MAPS, FCCLP
APHRA Board Approved Supervisor
Nicole (Nikki) is a Clinical Psychologist who completed a Master of Clinical Psychology at Deakin University. Nicole works with people across the lifespan, particularly adolescents and adults who are experiencing a range of difficulties including but not limited to; mood disorders, anxiety disorders, adjustment and trauma related disorders, personality disorders, grief and loss. Nicole has a strong interest in working with people with PTSD including emergency service workers and also people who are living with a complex trauma history.
Nicole offer’s a motivational, holistic and client-centered approach whilst encouraging the individual to utilise their own personal strengths to enhance their experience of evidence-based therapies such as Cognitive Behavioural Therapy (CBT), Dialectical Behavioural Therapy Skills (DBT), Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT), Schema Therapy, Cognitive Processing Therapy for PTSD, Eye Movement Desensitisation & Reprocessing (EMDR), Hypnotherapy and Solution Focused Therapy.
Nicole is also available to provide supervision to psychologists who are completing their clinical registrar program and to provisional psychologists in a supportive and non-judgemental space.
Jessica is a Psychologist who completed a Masters of Clinical Psychology at the Cairnmillar Institute. Jessica works with adult men and women (+18 years) from all walks of life who are experiencing a range of difficulties including but not limited to; addiction, mood disorders, anxiety, grief and loss, trauma related disorders, and personality disorders. Additionally, Jessica works with adults who experience emotional regulation difficulties, behavioural concerns, adjustment difficulties, and identity and social issues.
Jessica is passionate about providing a non-judgemental space where clients feel heard, supported, and empowered. This involves developing an open and honest relationship where individuals feel safe to explore underlying concerns and increase their self-awareness and self-confidence. Jessica also aims to help people to develop practical coping strategies and skills to promote wellbeing and deepen connections.
Jessica works from psychodynamic and cognitive models of therapy that is tailored to clients’ needs and their therapeutic goals. Jessica uses a variety of evidence-based approaches including: Cognitive Behaviour Therapy, Psychodynamic approaches, Client Centred Therapy, Motivational Interviewing, Emotion Focused Therapy, Mindfulness, and Acceptance and Commitment Therapy.
Tegan is a psychologist who completed her Master of Psychology (Clinical) at Federation University and who specialises in cognitive-behavioural therapy (CBT). She also uses mindfulness, and is trained in Applied Behavioural Analysis Therapy (ABA), Solution Focused Counselling and Motivational Interviewing (MI). She is warm, non-judgmental, strength focused and empathic. Tegan uses her skills to assist with a range of areas such as; stress, anxiety, depression, drug and alcohol, autism, anger and work-related concerns. Tegan has worked in a range of settings including; schools, prisons and workplaces with clients from a variety of backgrounds. Tegan is also available to administer assessments such as the Weschler Intelligence Scale for Children and Adults.
Psychologist, Clinical Registrar
Jessica completed her Master of Psychology (Clinical) at Swinburne University of Technology. She has worked with individuals across the lifespan in community mental health, crisis services and school settings. Jessica works with children, adolescents and adults and offers evidence-based treatment for a variety of difficult experiences including (but not limited to); anxiety disorders, grief and loss, mood disorders, personality disorders, substance use, and postpartum disorders. Additionally, Jessica works with children, adolescents and adults experiencing emotional regulation challenges, identity issues and behavioural concerns. Jessica has a special interest in parenting and women’s mental health, particularly the postnatal period.
Jessica believes the key to productive therapy is a safe, non-judgmental and supportive therapeutic relationship. She aims to increase self-awareness and empower her clients to explore their world with honesty, confidence and curiosity. Treatments plans are always tailored to the individual’s therapeutic goals and there is an emphasis on practical coping strategies. Jessica uses a range of evidence based therapies including: Cognitive Behavioural Therapy (CBT), Motivational Interviewing (MI), Solution Focussed Therapy, Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT), Interpersonal Therapy and Mindfulness.
Jessica also offers cognitive assessment for children and adults including the Wechsler Intelligence Scale for Children (WISC-V) and the Wechsler Adult Intelligence Scale (WAIS-IV); these are the most widely used assessments for intellectual ability.
Psychologist, Clinical Registrar
Tricia completed her Master of Clinical Psychology at Federation University. She has an interest in working with individuals who are experiencing a range of difficulties including anxiety disorders, mood disorders, adjustment related disorders, stress management, neurodevelopment disorders, personality disorders and disordered eating behaviours.
Tricia has worked with individuals across the lifespan (5 years+) in private and public settings. She draws upon evidenced-based treatments including Cognitive Behaviour Therapy, Dialectical Behaviour Therapy (DBT), Schema Therapy, Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT) and tailors these approaches to each person’s needs.
Tricia aims to build upon skills individuals already possess and work collaboratively with individuals to empower them, strengthen connections, reduce symptomology and maintain their wellbeing.
AHPRA Board Approved Supervisor
Sylvia is a Clinical Psychologist with a Masters in Clinical Psychology. Sylvia has an interest in working with clients who are experiencing a range of difficulties including, anxiety, depression, adjustment related disorders, stress management, trauma, emotional dysregulation and personality difficulties.
Sylvia has previously worked with young adults and adults in a variety of public and private settings, implementing individual therapy and group-based therapy. She offers a client-cantered approach where she tailors’ evidence-based treatments to each person’s individual needs. Sylvia utilises evidence-based treatments, including Dialectical Behaviour Therapy (DBT), Cognitive Behavioural Therapy (CBT), Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT), Schema Therapy and Eye Movement Desensitisation & Reprocessing (EMDR). Sylvia aims to strengthen a person’s current skills to assist them in maintaining their well-being and minimising the probability of symptoms reoccurring. Sylvia offers supervision to psychologists who are completing their clinical registrar program and to provisional psychologists.
Psychologist, Clinical Registrar
Clare completed her Master of Psychology (Clinical) at Australian Catholic University. She has worked with individuals across the lifespan in private and public hospitals, university settings, and crisis services. She works with children, adolescents, and adults experiencing a wide range of difficulties including; anxiety disorders, mood disorders, emotional dysregulation, adjustment issues, trauma related disorders, stress management and burnout. Clare also works with individuals experiencing issues relating to health, chronic illness, injury, and pain management.
Clare uses a person-centred approach and aims to create a safe, genuine, and empowering space for her clients. Clare focusses on helping clients increase their self-awareness and relate to themselves with kindness and empathy. She believes that by developing an understanding of our mind and emotions, we can better connect with ourselves and others, and improve our overall wellbeing.
Clare works collaboratively with her clients to develop treatment goals, and tailors her approach to her clients’ values, beliefs and needs. She provides practical skills and strategies drawing upon evidence-based approaches including: Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT), Cognitive Behavioural Therapy (CBT), Mindfulness, Motivational Interviewing (MI), and Client-centred approaches.
Psychologist, Clinical Registrar
Stein is a psychologist who completed his Master of Clinical Psychology at La Trobe University. He works with adults presenting with a range of difficulties, including anxiety, depression, addictions, sleep, transition difficulties, and anger management. He also has experience working with chronic pain and other health conditions associated with stress.
Stein provides a safe and non-judgmental space for clients to explore, identify and change problematic thoughts, emotions, and behaviours. He aims to help people develop practical skills they can implement to improve their wellbeing throughout life. Stein tailor’s therapy to meet the needs of his clients and draws upon a variety of evidence-based treatments, such as Cognitive Behaviour Therapy, Acceptance and Commitment Therapy, and Schema Therapy.
Elise completed her Master of Professional Psychology at Monash University. She has worked with individuals across the lifespan in community mental health, school settings, crisis services, disability services and forensic populations. She has consistently collaborated with multi-disciplinary teams to address individual’s concerns across contexts to ensure she provides comprehensive treatment and care for her clients.
Elise provides psychotherapy and support to gender diverse people aged 12+ who may be experiencing a range of difficulties including, but not limited to adjustment issues, behavioural issues, mood and anxiety disorders, depression, trauma related disorders, personality disorders, grief and loss, relationship or family difficulties, stress management and addictions. Elise uses a client-centred approach and aims to create a safe, non-judgemental, genuine, and empowering space for her clients.
Elise uses her knowledge of cognitive-behavioural therapy, acceptance and commitment therapy, interpersonal therapy, mindfulness, dialectical behaviour therapy and schema therapy, to tailor treatment to best fit the individual’s therapy goals.