Wollongong and Campbelltown Offices
"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) has experience across a variety of sectors and presentations. Known for her passion, positive attitude, and ability to motivate others, she is eager to be on your team.
Cathy works with adults, children 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 and many more.
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 is currently on the track to become a Certified Gottman Therapist and uses the Gottman Method in all of her relationship counselling, both with individuals as well as couples. She also runs several group programs for relationships and just loves helping others to connect in healthy ways.
Cathy is also an AHPRA board approved supervisor and provides individual and group supervision to provisional psychologists, early and late career psychologists, as well as others who work in the mental health industry.
Cathy's books are currently closed to new clients, please contact admin to be placed on her waitlist or be directed to another clinician with a similar interest and skill set.
Rebecca (she/her) has completed a Master of Psychology (Clinical) and is registered with AHPRA as a Clinical Psychologist. Rebecca works from a client-centred approach, tailoring the treatment to suit each client’s individual needs. She creates a genuine and non-judgmental space for clients to explore their strengths and challenges.
Rebecca provides evidence-based treatment and assessment and has training and experience in: Schema Therapy, Dialectical Behaviour Therapy, Acceptance and Commitment Therapy, Cognitive Behavioural Therapy, Mindfulness Meditation, Motivational Interviewing and working from a strengths-based model. She has worked in government, not-for-profit and private practice roles and has assisted clients with a wide range of clinical presentations. These include: Complex Trauma, Borderline Personality Disorder, PTSD, anxiety and depressive disorders, chronic pain, suicide prevention, non-suicidal self-harm and relationship, stress and adjustment issues.
Rebecca is available to provide individual services under the Medicare and NDIS schemes. She is also a Board-approved supervisor and is available to supervise Registered Psychologists, Clinical Psychology Registrars and post-graduate students who require short-term placements.
Rebecca's books are currently open for immediate bookings. Please contact the admin team now to secure your appointment, or book online below.
Melinda (she/her) has completed a PhD (Clinical Psychology) and is registered with AHPRA as a Clinical Psychologist. 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.
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Melinda's books are currently not available online, please contact admin to book with her.
Meet Patrick, an experienced psychologist with over a decade of dedicated service in the disability support field. Patrick adopts a neuro-affirmative, non-judgmental, and compassionate approach, working empathetically and holistically. The primary goal is to establish a safe and trusted environment that empowers individuals to achieve their goals and overcome life's challenges.
Patrick offers a comprehensive array of evidence-based treatments and assessments, drawing from well-established therapeutic modalities, including Dialectical Behavior Therapy (DBT), Cognitive Behavioural Therapy (CBT), and Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT). Specialized expertise is extended to meditation, mindfulness, motivation, and attachment, ensuring a well-rounded approach to support your well-being.
Patrick has honed expertise working predominantly with children and adolescents within the NDIS and disability fields. Patrick has a wide range of experience and skills, with specializations working with Autism, Attention-Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder, Anxiety, Depression, Existential anxiety/crises, Social Skills, Trauma, Grief, Obsessive Compulsive Disorder, Anger management, and Parenting Skills Development.
Quality care is paramount, and Patrick is pleased to offer services under both the Medicare and NDIS schemes, ensuring accessibility to comprehensive support. For those seeking ongoing assistance, Patrick is here to accompany you on your journey towards growth, recovery, and self-discovery"
"We can't solve problems by using the same kind of thinking we used when we created them"
Marie-Clare (she/her) is an AHPRA Registered Psychologist who uses evidence based treatments tailored to an individual client's needs. She draws from various therapeutic approaches including Cognitive Behavioural Therapy, Acceptance and Commitment Therapy, Dialectical Behavioural Therapy and Mindfulness.
Marie-Clare has experience in the delivery of both individual and group psychological interventions and is passionate in supporting people presenting with a wide range of mental health concerns including mood disorders, grief, and interpersonal problems.
She provides a non-judgmental and supportive space to explore a client's internal world. Her approach is client centred and she works collaboratively with clients to accomplish their goals and create rich, meaningful lives.
Marie-Claire's books are currently open for immediate bookings. Please contact the admin team now to secure your appointment, or book online below.
"If you want others to be happy, practice compassion. If you want to be happy, practice compassion" - Dalai Lama
Ailsa (she/her) is registered with AHPRA as a generalist psychologist. She recently moved to Wollongong after working in remote regional NSW for the past 10 years. Ailsa works with adults and adopts a holistic Humanistic approach utilising a biopsychosocial practice model.
Ailsa’s skill set encompasses trauma-related therapies within the context of sexual assault, family and domestic violence, drug and alcohol, mindfulness and self-compassion. She uses a range of therapeutic interventions including Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT), Cognitive Behavioural Therapy (CBT), Trauma-Focused CBT, Dialectical Behaviour Therapy (DBT), Solution-Focused Brief Therapy, Motivational Interviewing and Exposure Therapy.
Ailsa provides individual services for a number of presenting concerns under the Medicare, NDIS and Open Arms schemes.
Ailsa's books are currently open for immediate bookings. Please contact the admin team now to secure your appointment, or book online below.
"I enjoy working with clients in a holistic and client-centred way, acknowledging that we all have our own values, goals, priorities in life. I like to appreciate the individuality within people."
Sarah (she/her) is a Clinical Psychotherapist who says she is "driven to help people overcome and empower themselves in their lives."
Sarah has an undergraduate degree in Psychology with a Masters in Criminology and Criminal Justice as well as a Masters of Counselling and Psychotherapy. She has clinical registration with PACFA and an extensive background working with complex client's with a history of trauma and addiction.
Sarah has also completed level 3 of the Gottman Couples Counselling method and is eager to work with couples to overcome difficulties and strengthen relationships through practical strategies. Sarah also has extensive experience in counselling those with Cognitive Impairment.
Sarah likes to create an individualised approach to each client and has experience counselling people with a range of diagnoses including; anxiety, depression, personality disorders, etc. (see our services page). Sarah works as a trauma-informed therapist and it is important to her that the therapy work is collaborative and promotes safety and autonomy.
Sarah works Monday-Friday every day. Please be aware that sessions with Sarah do not attract a Medicare rebate; however, her services can be covered under Worker's Compensation, Victims Services, a number of Private Health Providers and under the NDIS.
Sarah's books are currently open for immediate bookings. Please contact the admin team now to secure your appointment, or book online below.
“The greatness of humanity is not in being human, but in being humane.”
- Mahatma Gandhi
Christie (she/her) is a registered psychologist and has completed a Master of Psychology (Clinical). She is currently completing her registrar program and is well on her way to be endorsed as a Clinical Psychologist. Christie works from a place of curiosity and non-judgement. She believes in working as a team with her client's and approaches every session with a tailored approach.
Christie has a history of working in crisis management, as well as in the neurodiverse space. She practices evidence-based therapy using mostly Cognitive Behavioural Therapy (CBT), Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT), as well as Psychodynamic Therapy.
Christie works with neurodiverse adults, as well as parents of children with challenging behaviours. She has a background in addiction counselling, anger management and working with veterans.
Christie is available to provide individual services under the Medicare and NDIS schemes.
Christie's appointments are currently open for immediate bookings by calling our admin team.
“There is a crack in everything. That’s how the light gets in.” - Leonard Cohen
Steve (he/him) has over 30 years of clinical experience, which has encompassed working with PTSD, anxiety disorders grief and loss and adjustment disorders, as well as many more.
Steve is passionate about inclusivity and moving clients from a place of languishing to flourishing. He feels lucky to be a psychologist, being able to learn about others lives and accompany them for part of their journey.
Steve’s sessions may include Blossom, the ultimate therapy companion, and Mind Modes cutest mascot. So, if you love a bit of canine companionship in session this is the place for you and Steve is your guy!
Steve uses a mix of Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT), Cognitive Behavioural Therapy (CBT), Gestalt Therapies and has an interest in Brain Spotting. He sees adults from 18 and up and loves to see clients across a range of cultural backgrounds. See our Clinical Services page for more details of whether Steve is the right fit for you and call now.
Steve's books are currently open for immediate bookings. Please contact the admin team now to secure your appointment, or book online below.
“We must see in every person a universe with its own secrets, with its own treasures, with its own sources of anguish, and with some measure of triumph.
In each person, a universe.” – Elie Wiesel
Katie (she/her) is a warm and gentle psychologist who has experience across a range of settings, from AOD & gambling, to refugee mental health and private practice. She holds an Honours Degree in Psychology, a Masters of Health & International Development, a Diploma of Counselling and a Certificate IV in Alcohol & Other Drugs. Katie is passionate about providing high-quality psychological services to adults and her particular areas of interest include trauma, anxiety, depression, perinatal mental health, AOD, existential concerns and how psychology can be practiced across different cultures and contexts. She has an interest in schema therapy, ADHD and Autism, the perinatal period, and alcohol and other drugs.
Katie's approach to psychological practice is informed by a Schema-Therapy Framework, Cognitive Behavioural Therapy (CBT), Acceptance & Commitment Therapy (ACT)and the principles of Motivational Interviewing (MI). She believes there is incredible depth and complexity in each individual and that the therapeutic journey we take together – should honour this. She seeks to understand the way the client sees the world with empathy and gentleness. To embark upon therapy with an individual - is a great privilege and Katie views it as a client-led, collaborative process.
Sessions with Katie are available on Mondays and Tuesdays and her books are currently open for immediate bookings. Please contact the admin team now to secure your appointment, or book online below.
“Be there for others, but never leave yourself behind” - Dodinsky
Candice (she/her) is a newly registered psychologist with AHPRA and an accredited Eating Disorder clinician through ANZAED. Candice is a warm and empathetic person who brings passion, knowledge and nonjudgmental curiosity to her role.
Candice works with a variety of individuals including carers of someone impacted by mental health or addiction, as well as individuals struggling with anxiety, depression, ADHD, Autism, and eating disorders.
Candice has knowledge across a number of different psychological techniques and therapies including Dialectical Behavioural Therapy, Acceptance and Commitment Therapy, and Cognitive Behavioural Therapy. Candice also works from an attachment theory lens.
Candice has a special interest in Eating Disorders and has completed training with Eating Disorders Training Australia and Australian Centre for Eating Behaviours (ACFEB) in enhanced cognitive behavioural therapy. Candice currently works with individuals presenting with disordered eating, body dysmorphia, bulimia nervosa, anorexia nervosa, binge eating disorder, and avoidant restrictive food intake disorder for those aged over 14.
Candice is currently an ACFEB approved practitioner, has completed training in Family Based Therapy for eating disorders and is accredited with ANZAED ( Australia & New Zealand Academy for Eating Disorders ).
Candice works collaboratively with her clients to develop therapeutic plans to meet identified goals and supports her client’s progress and journey with a non-judgmental and compassionate nature. Candice focuses on building a therapeutic relationship that fosters trust, and opportunity to navigate past and present difficulties together, to help clients lead rich and fulfilling lives.
Candice's books are currently open for immediate bookings. Please contact the admin team now to secure your appointment, or book online below.
“I’ve learned that people will forget what you said, people will forget what you did, but people will never forget how you made them feel.” Maya Angelou
Hilary (she/her) works with adults, couples and adolescents to help build their skills and confidence to achieve their goals. By creating a comfortable and judgement free environment, Hilary prides herself on making it easy to talk about difficult topics.
Hilary uses these techniques to help people struggling with relationship difficulty, sexual concerns and mental health issues including communication breakdowns, sexual dysfunction, sexuality and gender, anxiety, depression, stress and neurodiversity (see our Clinical Services page for more).
Hilary aims to empower clients to take control of their mental health and improve the health and satisfaction of their relationships.
Hilary's books are currently open for immediate bookings. Please contact the admin team now to secure your appointment, or book online below.
Annalise (she/her) is currently completing her Masters of Clinical Psychology and is passionate about prevention and treatment of mental illness. She is particularly interested in the impact of chronic diseases, though also sees a range of presentations, and prides herself on providing a calm, compassionate space where she works in close collaboration with her clients to identify and achieve their therapeutic aims.
Annalise typically uses cognitive-behavioural (CBT) and acceptance and commitment (ACT) approaches. She is supervised by our principal psychologist and values working out what works for her client's, seeking and accepting feedback, celebrating wins with her client's and holding space for setbacks.
Annalise will be available Fridays. Please be aware that sessions with Annalise do not attract a Medicare rebate, though she provides her services at a lesser rate in acknowledgement of this.
Annalise's books are currently open for immediate bookings. Please contact the admin team now to secure your appointment, or book online below.
Denelle (she/her) completed a Bachelor of Nutrition and Dietetics (Honours) from the University of Wollongong and is an Accredited Practicing Dietitian.
We live in a society consumed by dieting and obsessed with body weight, which can result in disordered eating behaviours and negative impacts on mental health. By acknowledging that people can be healthy in any body shape and size, Denelle seeks to empower her clients with knowledge and confidence to listen to their bodies. She works collaboratively with clients to find an eating pattern tailored to their needs.
Denelle practices within a HAES (TM) and non-diet framework. Denelle is trained in providing nutritional treatment for a number of conditions including; eating disorders such as Anorexia Nervosa, Bulimia Nervosa and Binge Eating Disorder for adult clients, as well as a number of other dietary concerns.
Denelle is passionate about providing dietetic treatment that supports the mental and emotional health of her clients, working in a compassionate and non-judgmental manner
Denelle's books are currently closed. Please contact admin for more details.
“There is a way out of every box, a solution to every puzzle; it’s just a matter of finding it”.
– Capt. Jean-Luc Picard
Jack (He/Him) is a Registered Psychologist with AHPRA. He works with clients aged 5 and above, from any cultural background or gender identity, presenting with a range of issues. Jack is motivated to provide a supportive environment for all of his clients and believes it is important that he work alongside you in achieving your goals.
Jack is a believer in individualised treatment plans based on the latest research and affirming care. Jack has experience with evidence-based approaches such as Dialectical Behaviour Therapy (DBT), Cognitive Behaviour Therapy (CBT) and Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT). He blends skills from treatment methods to support clients struggling with a range of mental health and behavioural concerns such as anxiety, depression, complex trauma, personality disorders and developmental disorders such as ADHD and ASD. Jack also has an interest in assisting young people achieve balance between technology and IRL experiences.
In addition to treatment, Jack has experience in the assessment and diagnosis of developmental disorders and mental health conditions. He enjoys working in a holistic support network to provide robust assessments to clients aged 7 and up.
Jack is available to see clients privately, as well as under Medicare, NDIS (self-managed) and other referral schemes.
Jack works Thursdays in Wollongong and has appointments available online. If you cannot find one that suits you, please contact our admin team.
“Be curious, not judgmental” - Ted Lasso
Jeremy (he/him) is passionate, playful, and practical in personality and evidence-based in his approach. He aims to help clients to first work out what their version of their best selves looks like, and then the steps to get there. Jeremy loves doing this work particularly when clients are facing difficult or challenging situations, thoughts, and feelings and celebrates the differences made when his clients walk away with a deeper knowledge of themselves, and a sense of self-trust that creates a foundation of resilience.
Jeremy works with adolescents and adults (16+) with a number of presentations, issues, and disorders, including anxiety, depression, adjustment disorder, ADHD, stress, panic, anger, low self-esteem, low motivation, trauma, and interpersonal difficulties.
He is trained in and particularly passionate about Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT), with experience in Cognitive Behavioural Therapy (CBT), Dialectical Behaviour Therapy (DBT), mindfulness and motivational interviewing.
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Jeremy's books are currently open for immediate bookings. Please contact the admin team now to secure your appointment, or book online below.
Kelly (she/her) is a Registered Psychologist with AHPRA. She works with clients aged 18 and above, from any cultural background or gender. Kelly is motivated to provide a safe and supportive environment for all of her clients and it is important to her that she work alongside you in achieving your goals.
Kelly believes that each individual is unique, and therefore, deserving of individualised treatment. Kelly has experience with evidence-based approaches such as Dialectical Behaviour Therapy (DBT), Cognitive Behaviour Therapy (CBT), Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT) and Schema Therapy. She utilises skills from treatment methods to support clients struggling with a range of mental health concerns such as anxiety, depression, complex trauma, personality disorders, ADHD and eating disorders.
Kelly's favourite thing about being a psychologist is the sense of contentment she feels when creating a safe environment for client's where they have the room to feel heard and supported in their journey.
Kelly works Fridays and has appointments available online. If you cannot find one that suits you, please contact our admin team.
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Mind Mode Psychological Services
Wollongong | Campbelltown | Online
Level 2, Suite 1/310 Crown Street, Wollongong NSW 2500 | Phone: (02) 4288 4667
11b Chamberlain Street, Campbelltown, NSW, 2560 | Phone (02) 7228 8388
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