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Juliana De Marco

Ms Juliana De Marco
Director/Clinical Psychologist
Juliana is a Clinical Psychologist who has a passion for working with children and adolescents in their educational environment, along with couples and families experiencing relationship difficulties. Juliana has had experience working in schools, private practice and a community setting. Juliana has completed a specialist course in couples therapy and incorporates a family systems approach in her work with young people. Juliana uses Cognitive Behavioural Therapy, ACT, Mindfulness and relaxation techniques in her intervention with young people. Juliana has experience working with young people and adults who present with depression, anxiety, self-harming behaviours, relationship, family and friendship struggles. Juliana is registered with the Australian Health Practitioner Regulation Agency (AHPRA) and is also a member of the Australian Psychological Society (APS).

Contact us to make an appointment with Juliana

 

 

 

Carl Castle

Mr Carl Castle
Clinical Psychologist
Carl is a Clinical Psychologist who has also trained in the area of human bio-science. Carl uses a holistic approach to comprehensively address the many aspects of a person’s life which can undermine their resilience and sense of well-being.
Carl’s experience is broad and informed by work across the lifespan, including children and adolescents in school and private clinic settings, as well as more specialised cross-cultural work with adults who have experienced war and refugee trauma.
Carl uses both traditional and contemporary psychotherapies, in conjunction with current psycho-physiological perspectives, to empower clients with a broader understanding of their symptoms and problems, which they can then better manage using specific collaboratively developed intervention strategies. Carl has particular interest in the treatment of anxiety, panic, depression, PTSD, burnout, anger management, sleep disturbance, fatigue, as well as drug and alcohol problems. In addition, Carl also has an interest in the clinical assessment and early supportive intervention of learning and behavioural difficulties in young people, as well as issues involving self harm, suicidal ideation and grief work.

Appointments available on Mondays, Wednesdays and Thursdays 

 

 

Rebecca Iannello

Ms Rebecca Iannello
Clinical Psychologist
Rebecca is a Clinical Psychologist who has worked in private practice and education settings providing clinical assessments and therapy for a range of different presentations including mood and anxiety disorders, trauma, eating disorders, family and relationship difficulties, personality disorders and childhood behavioural issues. She has experience working with children, adolescents and adults, and utilises a range of therapeutic models, including cognitive behavioural therapy, acceptance and commitment therapy, interpersonal psychotherapy, dialectical behavioural therapy and schema therapy.
Rebecca is passionate about providing individuals with a safe and compassionate space to reflect upon experiences and difficulties, learn about

 

themselves, and working together to find helpful ways to enhance their well-being and mental health.

Appointments available on Tuesdays, Thursdays and Fridays

 

 

Noor Shehabi

Ms Noor Shehabi
Psychologist
Noor is a registered psychologist and member of the Australian Psychological Society. She has supplemented her professional qualifications with additional training in Creative Arts Therapy, and is passionate about fostering emotional expression, empowerment, and understanding for the individuals she works with. Noor has worked closely with students in educational settings, especially with regard to learning difficulties, home and family stress, and psycho-social issues. She has also worked in community health and medical settings across a wide range of mental health presentations. Noor takes a holistic approach to her evidence-based approaches, which include narrative and creative therapies, mindfulness, interpersonal therapy and cognitive behavioural interventions.

Appointments available on Tuesdays

 

 

 

Nav Bajaj

Mr Nav Bajaj
Psychologist
Nav is a Clinical Psychology registrar who has experience working with children, adolescents and adults within community and educational settings. Nav is passionate about assisting individuals to thrive and live a life guided by their highest values. He has a special interest working with presentations such as trauma, grief and loss, depression, anxiety, sport/performance-related difficulties, and anger management. Nav uses a diverse approach to practising evidence-based interventions, which include acceptance and commitment therapy, schema therapy, mindfulness, and cognitive behavioural interventions. Additionally, he has received training in clinically assessment learning and behavioural difficulties in young individuals. Nav is a member of the Australian Psychological Society (APS) and is registered with the Australian Health Practitioner Regulation Agency (AHPRA).

Appointments available on Mondays, Wednesdays, Thursdays and Fridays

 

 

 

 

Mei Liew

 

Ms Mei Liew
Psychologist

Mei is a registered psychologist with experience in the provision of individual and group therapy in clinics and educational settings. Mei works with children and adolescents using a combination of evidence-based therapies, with Cognitive Behavioural Therapy (CBT) and Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT) as her guiding principles. She adopts a playful and fun approach to therapy. Mei has completed a Master of Educational and Developmental Psychology.

Appointments available on Saturdays

 

 

 

 

 

Sarah Hellwege

Ms Sarah Hellwege
Psychologist

Sarah Hellwege has experience in diagnosing, identifying, and treating various psychological conditions. Sarah works across private practice, primary and secondary school settings.

Sarah has completed training in Cognitive Behaviour Therapy, Acceptance Commitment Therapy and Schema Therapy and incorporates these modalities into practice in combination with Psycho-education. Sarah has experience in treating a wide range of psychological issues and has a particular interest in helping individuals overcome adjustment disorders, anxiety, depression, PTSD and substance abuse disorders.

Sarah has experience in working with individuals, families, couples, children and adolescents using a client-centred approach to guide her intervention with clients.

Appointments available on Mondays

 

 

Santy Chen

Ms Santy Chen
Psychologist

Santy is a registered psychologist with AHPRA and has worked with children, teenagers and adults in a variety of settings, including clinics, primary, secondary schools and universities. She has experience in treating a wide range of mental health and school-based issues such as: anxiety, low mood, learning difficulties, emotion regulation, social skills difficulties, oppositional/challenging behaviours, low self-esteem and transitional challenges.

Santy uses a range of approaches such as Cognitive Behavioural Therapy (CBT), Schema Therapy and Play Therapy techniques. When working with children and adolescents, Santy emphasis on the importance of working collaboratively with parents and teachers to effectively support her clients. When working with adults, Santy aims to provide a safe, non-judgemental experience by adopting a collaborative approach to helping clients achieve their personal therapeutic goals.

Contact us to make an appointment with Santy

 

 

Rachel Stanhope

Ms Rachel Stanhope
Psychologist
Rachel is a general psychologist specialising in educational and developmental approaches to psychological well-being. Rachel has trained within the Department of Education throughout her Masters degree and has had experience working in schools and in private practice.

Rachel specialises in working with children, adolescents, families, and schools. Rachel has experience in assessing primary and secondary school students, as well as counselling and intervention. Rachel has an interest in working with young people who present with depression, anxiety, and self-harming behaviour. Rachel uses Cognitive Behavioural Therapy, Mindfulness and relaxation techniques in her intervention with young people.

 

Contact us to make an appointment with Rachel

 

 

Linda Miller

Ms Linda Miller
Psychologist
Linda has over 20 years experience as an Organisational Psychologist, Executive and Leadership Coach holding roles in corporate, private enterprise and consulting. She is also a trained mediator, experienced in conflict resolution and problem solving.

As a parent of teenagers, Linda has a passion for working with children and young adults in their educational environment and has a particular interest in assisting clients to develop a sense of empowerment based on personal insight into their emotions, values and personality characteristics. Linda utilises a holistic approach in her work with young people incorporating ACT, NLP, mindfulness and relaxation techniques to enhance resilience and support clients who present with depression, anxiety, relationship, family or friendship struggles, psycho-social and behavioural issues, PTSD, burnout symptoms, self esteem or anger management challenges.

Contact us to make an appointment with Linda

 

 

Giuliett Moran

Ms Giuliett Moran
Psychologist
Giuliett is a Registered Psychologist and an Associate Member of the Australian Psychological Society (APS). She has over 8 years of experience working in private practice, which included work with children, adolescents, adults, couples and families. Giuliett has a passion for working with children, adolescents and families, using a variety of therapeutic approaches including a strength-based approach, cognitive behaviour therapy (CBT), mindfulness therapy, and play therapy. Giuliett has worked with students in areas including anxiety and depression, high functioning autism, grief and loss, parental separation, family

relationship issues, anger management, psycho-social and behavioural issues.

Contact us to make an appointment with Giuliett

 

 

 

 

Simon Harvest

Mr Simon Harvest
Psychologist
Simon has been a Counselling Psychologist for 25 years. He is a qualified secondary school teacher, experienced in secondary, primary and post secondary education. Simon is also a trained mediator, experienced in conflict resolution and problem solving. Simon is experienced in providing counselling and educational support to schools. Furthermore, Simon has managed a number of counselling services at secondary and post secondary levels and has significant experience in mental health. Simon has considerable expertise in disability (intellectual, physical and psychiatric) and in provision of support to students with disabilities, and significant experience in behaviour management (primary, secondary, post secondary and aged care).

Contact us to make an appointment with Simon

 

 

 

Belinda Chuah

Dr Belinda Chuah
Psychologist
Belinda has been a registered Psychologist since 2005 and has had extensive experience in counselling individuals, couples and families in both the public and private health sectors. Belinda is passionate about providing high quality psychological treatment and developing a strong therapeutic alliance with her clients. She is skilled in a range of evidence-based approaches including Cognitive Behaviour Therapy (CBT), Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT), Narrative Therapy, motivational interviewing and mindfulness. Belinda has a special interest in relationship and family issues, grief and loss, infertility, emotional regulation (anxiety, anger and depression), and acute and chronic health conditions. She has a passion for working with children and values the importance of family-centred practice. Belinda is also a board approved Psychology supervisor.

Contact us to make an appointment with Belinda

 

 

 

Catherine Rumball

Ms Catherine Rumball
Psychologist
Catherine has worked across primary and secondary schools, providing special education support classes in a variety of socio-demographic areas. Catherine has experience working with refugee and asylum seeker populations in immigration detention centres which enabled her to work closely with children, adolescents and families from culturally and linguistically diverse backgrounds. Catherine has experience providing intervention for trauma, depression, anxiety, and major mental health disorders as well as providing risk assessments. Catherine has also been involved in providing urgent psychological services, clinical counselling, critical incident defusing, manager support and high level client-focused liaisons.

Catherine has a special interest working with children and adolescents over a wide range of issues – stressful life situations, anxiety, depression, grief, sleep disturbances, family issues and self-esteem. Catherine is available to provide educational assessments.

Contact us to make an appointment with Catherine

 

 

 

Lindy Leitner

Ms Lindy Leitner
Counselling Psychologist
Lindy is a counselling Psychologist who has many years of experience working with children, adolescents, adults and families. Lindy has a particular interest in working with children experiencing trauma, anxiety, depression and grief. Lindy works from an evidence based, and strength based perspective that includes Cognitive Behavioural Therapy (CBT), Mindfulness and Eye Movement Desensitisation & Reprocessing (EMDR). Lindy has worked in schools, welfare settings and most recently private practice for ten years. Lindy is passionate about youth mental health and well being and believes every child deserves access to great psychological care

Contact us to make an appointment with Lindy

 

 

 

 

Melinda Gashi

Ms Melinda Gashi
Psychologist
Melinda is a Registered Psychologist and Member of the Australian Psychological Society, and has accumulated 20 years of experience as an Organisational Psychologist and Executive Coach holding roles in Corporate, Private Enterprise and Not for Profit organisations. Her extensive experience in working with young adults in organisational settings has led her towards also helping young people in educational settings. Melinda uses evidence-based approaches such as Cognitive Behavioural Therapy and ACT and takes a holistic approach when working with young people in order to help them live full and happy life.

Contact us to make an appointment with Melinda

 

 

 

 

 

Rachael Torcasio

Ms Rachael Torcasio
Psychologist
Rachael is a registered psychologist and is passionate about working with children, adolescents and adults and has experience working in a hospital, private practice and a social work community setting. Rachael uses Cognitive Behavioural Therapy (CBT), Schema Therapy, Acceptance Commitment Therapy (ACT), Mindfulness and relaxation techniques amongst her therapeutic approaches. She is passionate about working with those experiencing difficulty with anxiety, depression, trauma, phobias, low self-esteem, social or home-life difficulties. Rachael is also trained to conduct Cognitive and Academic Assessments (e.g., WISC-IV and V, WIAT-II), and can also provide formal psychological assessment reports.

Contact us to make an appointment with Rachael

 

 

 

 

Aster Tay

Ms Aster Tay
Provisional Psychologist
Aster is currently undertaking her 6th and final year of supervised training, before becoming a fully registered Psychologist. Aster provides counselling and intervention plans for children who have been bullied, have low self-esteem, poor social skills, anxiety and depression.

Aster has also worked with a range of clients with varying disabilities, such as intellectual, cognitive, physical, sensory and neurological. Aster has trained in various therapies such as Cognitive Behavioural Therapy, Solution-Focused Therapy and Motivational Interviewing.

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