"I am passionate about mental health and helping people to grow. My aim is to create autonomy, to build clients up and teach skills that ensures progress that can be maintained long term."
Cathy (she/her) is a psychologist who has experience across a variety of sectors and presentations. Known for her passion; positive attitude, and her ability to motivate others, she is eager to be on your team.
Cathy works with adults and young adults, using a variety of methods such as CBT, CPT, ACT, Motivational Interviewing and Solution Focused Therapy. She works with clients from all backgrounds, and any gender.
Cathy uses techniques to help people suffering from a range of mental health issues including mood and adjustment disorders, anxiety, depression, PTSD, bipolar & adjustment disorder.
She feels passionately about working with people on increasing their self-esteem and assertiveness skills and working with couples to rebuild and strengthen relationships.
Cathy's books are currently full for new clients, if you wish to be placed on her waitlist please contact reception.
Marie-Clare (she/her) is a registered Psychologist with AHPRA and an Associate Member of the Australian Psychological Society. She is trained in a variety of treatment modalities including Cognitive Behavioural Therapy, Acceptance and Commitment Therapy and facilitating Group Therapy.
Marie-Clare has experience in various settings including high schools, Community Mental Health and generalist counselling as well as her special interest in psychometric testing for children and adolescents. These include intellectual, achievement and behavioural assessments as well as screening tools for Autism and other diagnoses.
Marie-Clare adopts a client-centred approach and strives to provide a genuine, supportive, safe and non-judgemental space for clients to explore the issues that bring them to therapy.
Marie-Clare's books are currently full for new clients, if you wish to be placed on her waitlist please contact reception.
Helena (she/her) is a registered psychologist and clinical psychology registrar. She works with children, families and adults of all genders.
Helena works with people wanting to gain a greater understanding of their experiences and to learn new ways to navigate their difficulties. She works with people experiencing stress, grief, relationship pressures, low motivation, low self-esteem, depression, anxiety, complex trauma and/or bipolar disorder. She is informed by evidence-based practices including Cognitive Behavioural Therapy approaches alongside Acceptance and Commitment Therapy, Dialectical Behaviour Therapy and Mindfulness. She uses a holistic lens and is guided by Attachment and Family Systems theory.
Helena aims to create a safe and non-judgmental space that is collaborative and warm. She hopes she can facilitate an open and honest dynamic, supporting you to lead a life more in line with your values.
Helena's books are currently full for new clients, if you wish to be placed on her waitlist please contact reception.
Melinda (she/her) is a registered psychologist and is currently undertaking a PhD in Clinical Psychology. She works with adults with a range of concerns including stress, loss, mood and anxiety disorders, relationship difficulties, and low self-esteem. She has a special interest in complex trauma and chronic difficulties with emotion regulation and interpersonal relationships.
Melinda predominantly uses Schema Therapy and also draws on Cognitive Behavioural Therapy, Acceptance and Commitment Therapy, Dialectical Behaviour Therapy, and Psychodynamic Theory, depending on the individuals’ needs. Her approach is centred on building an authentic relationship that supports individuals to move beyond their past and present difficulties, toward meaningful lives.
Mel's books are currently full for new clients, if you wish to be placed on her waitlist please contact reception.
Ailsa (she/her) has been working as a counselling psychologist for approximately 10 years and adopts a holistic Humanistic approach utilising a biopsychosocial practice model. She works with individuals across the lifespan and has particular skills in trauma-related therapies, sexual assault survivors, drug and alcohol, relaxation, sleep, mindfulness and self-compassion.
She tailors her Therapeutic interventions to meet the needs of each individual client and has had training in Cognitive Behavioural Therapy (CBT), Trauma-Focused CBT, Dialectical Behaviour Therapy (DBT), Solution-Focused Brief Therapy, Motivational Interviewing and Exposure Therapy. Ailsa is a No Scaredy Cats facilitator which provides support for parents of anxious children.
Ailsa is skilled in working with individuals who have been diagnosed with anxiety and depression, personality and mood disorders, and trauma-stressed related disorders such as Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD). Ailsa is interested in health psychology and working with individuals with pain issues.
Ailsa has enjoyed her opportunities to work collaboratively with the Aboriginal Community as well as local health and community services. Her passion for education has seen Ailsa deliver the National Association for Prevention of Child Abuse and Neglect (NAPCAN) Love Bites Respectful Relationships Education Program (Junior and Senior) to rural and remote schools for many years.
Ailsa is able to administer, interpret results and provide reports for a range of instruments and measures including IQ tests, Personality and Memory tests plus self-report questionnaires.
Ailsa's books are currently open and is taking on new clients from the first week of January 2021. If you wish to create an appointment with Ailsa please contact reception.
Administration and Reception
Aimee joined our team in August of 2018. She currently shares her time between Mind Mode and university, where she studies commerce, majoring in marketing and public relations.
Charlotte joined our team in June of 2020. Charlotte has a strong interest in psychology, and a passion for mental health. She is dedicated to helping others, and is here to assist you with any questions or concerns.
You can contact our admin team by emailing firstname.lastname@example.org or by calling 0435 733 612. Our clients are Aimee and Charlotte's priority, and they will do their best to address all enquiries as soon as possible.
Phone: 0435 733 612
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