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).
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 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 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.
Nav is a skilled and compassionate psychologist with extensive experience in diverse settings. Nav is a Clinical Psychologist and a member of the Australian Psychological Society (APS), and Australian Health Practitioner Regulation Agency (AHPRA). He provides effective therapeutic support to adults and couples within the community. Nav has an empathetic and supportive therapeutic style, offering an integrative approach to therapy and working from a humanistic framework. He works collaboratively with his clients and encourages them to identify their strengths whilst they examine and compassionately reflect on their lives. Nav is passionate about assisting individuals to thrive and live a life guided by their highest values. He has a keen interest working with presentations such as trauma, grief and loss, depression, anxiety, sport/performance-related difficulties, marriage and relationship, and sexual abuse. Nav uses a diverse approach to practising evidence-based treatment modalities, tailored specifically to the client’s presenting issues and needs. He integrates features from a range of therapeutic approaches into his sessions, including: acceptance and commitment (value-based) therapy, schema therapy, solution-focused therapy, mindfulness-based therapy, and cognitive behavioural interventions. Nav is deeply dedicated to supporting his clients to achieve their personal goals, improve their relationships with themselves and others, outlook on life and overall wellbeing. Appointments available on Mondays, Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Fridays
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
Jamie is a registered Psychologist who has experience working with children and adolescents in community and educational settings. Jamie also enjoys working with adults and has previously worked in the corporate sector engaging with a broad range of workplace and mental health issues. Jamie focuses on building positive working relationships with clients using a supportive, respectful and empathetic manner based within a client centred approach. Jamie uses Cognitive Behavioural Therapy, ACT and mindfulness interventions/strategies within his client work. He is always open to feedback and has built an awareness of the challenges people can face when accessing support. Jamie is registered with the Australian Health Practitioner Regulation Agency (AHPRA).Contact us to make an appointment with Jamie
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.
Sarika is an experienced psychologist having worked with all ages in a variety of clinical and corporate settings. Sarika is passionate about ensuring all individuals have an opportunity to maintain a healthy quality of life as they go about dealing with life’s daily demands. Sarika utilises CBT, ACT and mindfulness approaches as a foundation for helping her clients with effectively managing a range of presentations including: anxiety, depression, pain management, behaviour management, Return to Work planning, supporting work-life balance behaviour plans, supporting cross-cultural integration and conflicts, and family / relationship therapy. Sarika particularly enjoys working with children, adolescents and young adults, as well as supporting clients’ with their RTW whilst on a WorkCover claim.Sarika is a Nationally accredited Psychologist with the Australian Health Practitioner Regulation Agency (AHPRA) an Accredited Mental Health First Aid Officer and Accredited Mediator with the Australian National Mediator Standards (NMAS). Appointments available on Monday & Wednesday evenings at West Melbourne and Saturdays at Glenroy.
Nicole is a registered psychologist who has worked with adults and children across private practice, community health, school and tertiary institution settings. Nicole has a passion for working with client’s experiencing anxiety and depressive disorders, trauma, family violence, personality disorders, addictions and relationship issues She utilises a number of treatment approaches including Cognitive Behavioural therapy (CBT), Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT), Dialectical Behaviour Therapy (DBT), Mindfulness, Humanistic interventions and Mentalization Based therapy.
Codie is a psychologist who is friendly and passionate about making a positive impact in people’s lives. He has worked with adolescents in schools and community health in addition to working with adults in private practice. Codie works with a wide range of issues including, but not limited to depression, anxiety, stress, interpersonal difficulties, self-esteem issues and emotional regulation difficulties. Codie approaches therapy in a respectful manner, believing that creating a safe and supportive environment for client’s is crucial for successful therapy. He aims to allow clients to feel comfortable and willing to take a cooperative role in therapy. Codie provides individual psychological therapy that is tailored to client’s needs and concerns. In addition, he has experience working with groups across a number of settings. He believes there is specific value in working with a group of individuals who have collectively experienced similar problems. He uses a variety of different evidenced based approaches such as Cognitive Behavioural Therapy, Mindfulness based approaches and Acceptance and Commitment Therapy.
Bree has worked as an ABA Therapist within a Primary School for two years. This involved planning and implementing behavioural strategies to build the students skills across social, academic and behavioural domains. Furthermore, Bree has completed a placement within the ISN Clinic as a provisional psychologist. Throughout this placement she has conducted various formal and informal assessments and utilised cognitive behavioural therapy with both adults and children. Bree has worked with presentations of depression, anxiety, and behavioural issues. Bree has a Bachelor of Applied Science (Psychology) from Deakin University, a Graduate Diploma of Psychology from Cairnmillar Institute and is currently completing her final year of Master of Psychology (Clinical) at the Institute of Social Neuroscience Psychology.
Daniel is currently undertaking his 6th and final year of supervised training before becoming a fully registered Psychologist. Daniel has worked in the community clinic at the Institute for Social Neuroscience and contributed to the Oasis Student Welfare Program at Sunshine College. This program acts as a hands-on intervention aimed at re-engaging adolescents aged 12-15 who experience difficulty regulating their behaviour within the demands of mainstream school. Daniel has experience conducting cognitive and personality assessments with adults and children and employing Cognitive Behavioural Therapy as the primary therapeutic model. Daniel has experience working with presentations of depression, anxiety, and family issues. Daniel holds provisional registration with the Australian Health Practitioner Regulation Agency (AHPRA) and is a member of the Australian Psychological Society (APS) and the College of Clinical Psychologists. No Medicare rebate or bulk-billing options are available
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).
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.
Errin has over 8 years experience providing psychological services in schools. She has worked with students across a wide range of socio-economic and ethnic backgrounds from preschool to Year 12. Errin adopts an evidenced-based approach, including cognitive behaviour therapy (CBT), mindfulness therapy and psycho-education. She is also experienced in delivering small group social-emotional interventions and providing professional learning to school staff. Errin has worked with students with a variety of presentations, including anxiety, depression, grief and loss, low self-esteem, psychosocial and family problems, autism and ADHD. She also has training and experience in critical incident response and psychological first aid. Errin is skilled in the areas of behaviour management and psycho-educational assessment, including providing support to students with disabilities and learning difficulties. Errin has been a Member of the Australian Psychological Society since 2007.
Jesse is a registered psychologist with a passion for working with children, adolescents, families and school communities. Jesse has her Master’s in Educational Psychology and experience in providing therapy and intervention for a range of presentations, including autism spectrum disorder, ADHD, anxiety, depression, social and family difficulties, anger management, emotional and behavioural problems and trauma. She also is trained in cognitive, educational and behavioural assessment. In therapy, Jesse’s approach focuses on finding the right fit for the client while working from an evidence-based framework, incorporating aspects of Cognitive Behavioural Therapy, Acceptance and Commitment Therapy, and Mindfulness and relaxation techniques. Jesse has Completed a Master of Educational Psychology at the University of Melbourne. Jesse is registered with the Australian Health Practitioner Regulation Agency (AHPRA).
Claire is a Provisional Psychologist undertaking her 6th and final year of supervised training before becoming a fully registered psychologist. She has been trained in Mindfulness Therapy, Cognitive Behavioural Therapy (CBT), Motivational Interviewing, and Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT). Claire has worked with young people experiencing depression, anxiety, eating disorders, family stress, and relationship difficulties. She has also worked with older adults with neurological disease experiencing anxiety, depression and social difficulties. Claire is Provisionally registered with the Australian Health Practitioner Regulation Agency (AHPRA) and a member of the Australian Psychological Society (APS)
Alayne has been employed as a Transcranial Magnetic Stimulation (TMS) mental health clinician and has completed a placement at the Victoria University Psychology Clinic (VUPC) as a Provisional Psychologist. Alayne has a Bachelor of Psychological Science, Bachelor of Psychological Studies (Honours), Master of Professional Psychology and a qualification in Safeguarding Children and Young people Alayne is Provisionally Registered with the Australian Health Practitioner Regulation Agency (AHPRA) and is a member of the Australian Psychological Society (APS). Alayne is also a member of the Golden Key International Honour Society.
Kayla is currently registered as a Provisional Psychologist after having completed her Bachelor of Psychology (Honours) and is now working towards full registration through the 4+2 pathway. She also has her Certificate III in Early Childhood Education and attainments in Youth Mentoring. Kayla will be undertaking her fifth year of supervised training. Her passion is in fostering children’s emotional and social development as well as family relationships. This stems from Kayla’s close work with early childhood and primary school-aged children as an Early childhood Educator. Here, she developed extensive experience and a special interest for supporting children and families who are influenced by intellectual, developmental, and attachment disorders. Kayla also has worked as a Youth Mentor with the RAISE Foundation, where the program aims to foster high-school students’ confidence and self-esteem levels. Furthermore, Kayla has adequate experience working with those aged 1-17 years and their various presentations of depression, anxiety, bullying, behavioural and family issues.
Fariha holds a PhD in Psychology from India and has extensive experience with client’s across the lifespan. Currently Fariha holds provisional registration as a psychologist. Fariha has provided psychological support for various mental health conditions such as depression, anxiety, panic attacks, alcohol and drug abuse, self-harm and suicidal ideation. Fariha works with adolescents across issues concerning low attention span, peer pressure, teen depression, and low self-esteem. Furthermore, Fariha works with adults on various mental, emotional and behavioural problems and clinical disorders such as, depression, OCD, anxiety and panic attacks, psychosomatic illness, self-harm, anger management, grief and bereavement.
Poppy began her role at Healing Minds Psychology in May 2018. She brings with her a solid understanding and respect of what therapy can enTail and is generous in offering her feline wisdom to client sessions. Poppy is passionate about helping clients find new pawsibilities for connection and is a self-proclaimed master of mindfulness and living in the here and meow. She has an instinctive ability to tuna in to clients’ needs and can always smell when something fishy is going on. Furthermore, Poppy has specialised training in the benefits of catnip, feathers and milk in the therapeutic space. When not working, Poppy can be found taking over the reception keyboard, exploring art therapy trolleys and practising her meditation naps.
Anthony is a provisional psychologist currently completing his Masters in Community Psychology. He chooses to work with communities and individuals that have trouble helping themselves or being understood. While Anthony believes in prevention over cure, he understands that every person is unique and should be treated accordingly. Anthony has worked as a Specialist Support Coordinator for the NDIS and uses a combination of Cognitive Behavioural Therapy, mindfulness and relaxation techniques with clients. Anthony is passionate about working with adolescents that may be self-harming and helping them face obstacles related to their family and social life. Anthony also has a special interest in helping clients who face addiction such as substance abuse and gambling.
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