Our psychologists

At Seed Psychology you will be treated with warmth, empathy, and understanding from our team of highly-experienced clinical psychologists. You will receive the highest-quality psychological treatment using the most effective and up-to-date psychotherapy treatment methodologies.

Our psychologists have a minimum of six years of specialist clinical training, as well as extensive workplace experience treating a wide range of psychological difficulties, including depression, anxiety and stress management, and couples counselling.

Our psychologists are registered with the Psychologists Registration Board of Australia, and are also registered as providers under the Medicare Better Access Scheme. For further details on our clinical psychologists, please click on the links below.

Contact us for further information, and to make an appointment.

Principal Psychologists

Geeta Angela Sitaram

Director – Clinical Psychologist , BSc(Psych), Psychophysiology(Hons), MPsych(Clinical), MAPS

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BSc(Psych), Psychophysiology(Hons), MPsych(Clinical), MAPS

Member APS College of Clinical Psychologists
Member of the Australian Association of Cognitive Behavioural Therapists
Member of the Association for Contextual Behavioural Science

Born and educated in Australia, Geeta is a registered Clinical Psychologist, and Member of the Australian Psychological Society and Clinical College. Over the past decade, Geeta has provided individualised assessment, diagnosis, and treatment to individuals and couples, and to both adolescents and adults working with a wide range of psychological issues.

Geeta has worked for public hospitals including Box Hill Hospital and St Vincent’s Hospital, non-government organisations, and in private practice. She has provided specialist consultation and training services to healthcare organisations across Melbourne. Geeta has also published internationally on the impact of antidepressants on cognitive performance, and male and female body image.

With warmth and professionalism, Geeta works collaboratively with you to gain a greater understanding of your difficulties, develop new skills, and to identify and draw upon your strengths. She will work with you to achieve your personal goals, and offers treatments that increase self-confidence and improve quality of life. She delivers treatments that address a broad range of issues, including depression, anxiety, work and study stress, grief and loss, low self-esteem, and relationship difficulties. Geeta also has extensive clinical experience working with complex mental health issues including major depression, bipolar affective disorder, psychosis, trauma, and anxiety disorders.

Geeta offers evidence-based treatment supported by the latest empirical research. Primary therapeutic approaches include Cognitive Behavioural Therapy (CBT), Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT), and Solution Focused Therapy.

Kealey Worthen

Director – Clinical Psychologist , BA(Psych)(Hons), MPsych(Clinical), MAPS

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BA(Psych)(Hons), MPsych(Clinical), MAPS

Member APS College of Clinical Psychologists
Member Association for Contextual Behavioural Science
Member Australian Association of Cognitive Behavioural Therapists
Assoc. Member Australian Society of Hypnosis

Kealey is a registered Clinical Psychologist and member of the Australian Psychological Society and Clinical College. She has fourteen years experience in the assessment, diagnosis, and treatment of adults. She has worked for organisations such as NSW Health, the Department of Justice, and St Vincent’s Hospital, as well as in private practice. Kealey has also held positions in psychotherapy research, and university teaching.

Kealey has specialist clinical experience in anxiety, depression, and trauma, including obsessive-compulsive disorder, generalised anxiety, and panic disorder. She is also skilled in helping clients with a range of personal difficulties such as emotion regulation, low self-esteem and confidence, relationship issues, and weight management.

Using the latest evidence-based approaches she aims to assist individuals realise their potential, gain greater life satisfaction, and achieve personal goals. Kealey’s preferred therapeutic approaches include Cognitive Behavioural Therapy (CBT), Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT), and Interpersonal Psychotherapy.

Kealey is able to use clinical hypnosis for a range of fears and habit-forming behaviours. She also practices hypnosis to improve sleep, promote relaxation, and enhance performance.

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BSc(Psych), Psychophysiology(Hons), MPsych(Clinical), MAPS

Member APS College of Clinical Psychologists
Member of the Australian Association of Cognitive Behavioural Therapists
Member of the Association for Contextual Behavioural Science

Born and educated in Australia, Geeta is a registered Clinical Psychologist, and Member of the Australian Psychological Society and Clinical College. Over the past decade, Geeta has provided individualised assessment, diagnosis, and treatment to individuals and couples, and to both adolescents and adults working with a wide range of psychological issues.

Geeta has worked for public hospitals including Box Hill Hospital and St Vincent’s Hospital, non-government organisations, and in private practice. She has provided specialist consultation and training services to healthcare organisations across Melbourne. Geeta has also published internationally on the impact of antidepressants on cognitive performance, and male and female body image.

With warmth and professionalism, Geeta works collaboratively with you to gain a greater understanding of your difficulties, develop new skills, and to identify and draw upon your strengths. She will work with you to achieve your personal goals, and offers treatments that increase self-confidence and improve quality of life. She delivers treatments that address a broad range of issues, including depression, anxiety, work and study stress, grief and loss, low self-esteem, and relationship difficulties. Geeta also has extensive clinical experience working with complex mental health issues including major depression, bipolar affective disorder, psychosis, trauma, and anxiety disorders.

Geeta offers evidence-based treatment supported by the latest empirical research. Primary therapeutic approaches include Cognitive Behavioural Therapy (CBT), Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT), and Solution Focused Therapy.

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BA(Psych)(Hons), MPsych(Clinical), MAPS

Member APS College of Clinical Psychologists
Member Association for Contextual Behavioural Science
Member Australian Association of Cognitive Behavioural Therapists
Assoc. Member Australian Society of Hypnosis

Kealey is a registered Clinical Psychologist and member of the Australian Psychological Society and Clinical College. She has fourteen years experience in the assessment, diagnosis, and treatment of adults. She has worked for organisations such as NSW Health, the Department of Justice, and St Vincent’s Hospital, as well as in private practice. Kealey has also held positions in psychotherapy research, and university teaching.

Kealey has specialist clinical experience in anxiety, depression, and trauma, including obsessive-compulsive disorder, generalised anxiety, and panic disorder. She is also skilled in helping clients with a range of personal difficulties such as emotion regulation, low self-esteem and confidence, relationship issues, and weight management.

Using the latest evidence-based approaches she aims to assist individuals realise their potential, gain greater life satisfaction, and achieve personal goals. Kealey’s preferred therapeutic approaches include Cognitive Behavioural Therapy (CBT), Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT), and Interpersonal Psychotherapy.

Kealey is able to use clinical hypnosis for a range of fears and habit-forming behaviours. She also practices hypnosis to improve sleep, promote relaxation, and enhance performance.

Psychologists

Prue Lewis

Clinical Psychologist – BA, BBus, GradDipEdPsych, MClinPsych, MAPS

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Clinical Psychologist
BA, BBus, GradDipEdPsych, MClinPsych, MAPS

Member APS College of Clinical Psychologists

Helping you feel comfortable talking about your situation is Prue’s priority, and it is vital for you to feel understood and respected. Prue brings an authentic, compassionate, and non-judgemental approach to all clients.

Prue works with adults experiencing stress, anxiety (including panic, generalised anxiety, and social anxiety), depression, persistent pain, and health related problems. Having worked in these areas for many years, Prue has experience with a broad range of associated concerns including life transitions, adjustment to change, grief and loss, relationships, self-esteem, self-development, and assertiveness.

A combination of well-researched therapies will be tailored to your needs with an emphasis usually on Cognitive Behavioural Therapy (CBT). Approaches that can be incorporated include mindfulness, Humanistic/Client-Centred Therapy, Solution Focused Therapy, and Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT).

In addition to post-graduate training in clinical psychology, Prue has over 11 years of experience as a registered psychologist and 45+ years of life experience. Prior to commencing full-time private practice, Prue worked at The Royal Melbourne Hospital, Sunshine Hospital, The University of Melbourne, Anxiety Recovery Centre Victoria, and SANE Australia.

Dr Alex Potter

Clinical Psychologist – B.Com, B.A. (Hons), D.Psych (clinical)

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B.Com, B.A. (Hons), D.Psych (clinical)

Alex is a registered clinical psychologist with experience working within private, hospital and university settings. This experience has afforded him the opportunity to work with a broad range of psychological concerns including: depression, anxiety, adjustment difficulties, stress, self-harm, post-traumatic stress, weight loss and OCD. Alex has completed doctoral research on the treatment of anxiety in children and has strong experience in dealing with parenting issues including attachment and behavioural difficulties. Alex has enjoys working with both adults and young people and is particularly interested in helping people with anxiety issues. He has advanced training in the treatment of specific phobias.

Alex works collaboratively with clients and likes to create a relaxed and open environment. He aims to work with clients to build on existing strengths as well as creating new skills that can be used throughout their lives. He works from an evidenced based perspective focusing on the use of Cognitive Behavioural Therapy (CBT), Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT) including mindfulness as well as Schema Therapy.

Alex has spent time working overseas and enjoys working with people from diverse cultures and backgrounds. He aims to tailor his approach to the needs of each individual.

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Clinical Psychologist
BA, BBus, GradDipEdPsych, MClinPsych, MAPS

Member APS College of Clinical Psychologists

Helping you feel comfortable talking about your situation is Prue’s priority, and it is vital for you to feel understood and respected. Prue brings an authentic, compassionate, and non-judgemental approach to all clients.

Prue works with adults experiencing stress, anxiety (including panic, generalised anxiety, and social anxiety), depression, persistent pain, and health related problems. Having worked in these areas for many years, Prue has experience with a broad range of associated concerns including life transitions, adjustment to change, grief and loss, relationships, self-esteem, self-development, and assertiveness.

A combination of well-researched therapies will be tailored to your needs with an emphasis usually on Cognitive Behavioural Therapy (CBT). Approaches that can be incorporated include mindfulness, Humanistic/Client-Centred Therapy, Solution Focused Therapy, and Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT).

In addition to post-graduate training in clinical psychology, Prue has over 11 years of experience as a registered psychologist and 45+ years of life experience. Prior to commencing full-time private practice, Prue worked at The Royal Melbourne Hospital, Sunshine Hospital, The University of Melbourne, Anxiety Recovery Centre Victoria, and SANE Australia.

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B.Com, B.A. (Hons), D.Psych (clinical)

Alex is a registered clinical psychologist with experience working within private, hospital and university settings. This experience has afforded him the opportunity to work with a broad range of psychological concerns including: depression, anxiety, adjustment difficulties, stress, self-harm, post-traumatic stress, weight loss and OCD. Alex has completed doctoral research on the treatment of anxiety in children and has strong experience in dealing with parenting issues including attachment and behavioural difficulties. Alex has enjoys working with both adults and young people and is particularly interested in helping people with anxiety issues. He has advanced training in the treatment of specific phobias.

Alex works collaboratively with clients and likes to create a relaxed and open environment. He aims to work with clients to build on existing strengths as well as creating new skills that can be used throughout their lives. He works from an evidenced based perspective focusing on the use of Cognitive Behavioural Therapy (CBT), Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT) including mindfulness as well as Schema Therapy.

Alex has spent time working overseas and enjoys working with people from diverse cultures and backgrounds. He aims to tailor his approach to the needs of each individual.

Elaine Chen

Clinical Psychologist – BA (Psych), BA (Hons), MPsych (Clinical)

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Clinical Psychologist
BA (Psych), BA (Hons), MPsych (Clinical)

Elaine is a registered clinical psychologist with significant clinical experience across the public, private, and non-government organisation (NGO) sectors, both in Australia and overseas. These include the public mental health system, St Vincent’s Hospital, Headspace, and private practice here in Melbourne. She also has volunteer and work experience overseas working with refugees, asylum seekers (Malaysia), and children in care homes (Tanzania).

Elaine is experienced in the assessment, diagnosis, and provision of evidence-based treatment to individuals suffering from a range of difficulties including mood and anxiety disorders, post-traumatic stress disorder, chronic pain disorders, chronic health issues, substance use issues, and grief and loss. She has a particular interest in women’s health issues, chronic illnesses, and anxiety disorders.

Elaine is also nearing completion of a Masters in Public Health degree and is passionate about bringing a client-centered and holistic approach to therapy, with a strong focus on promoting wellness. Her therapeutic approach is grounded in the Cognitive Behavioural Therapy (CBT), and mindfulness principles. She is also trained in Schema Therapy, Dialectic Behaviour Therapy (DBT), and Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT).

Dr Enza De Pino

Clinical Psychologist – B.AppSc (Psych/Psychophys); Postgrad.Dip.Psych; D.Psych (Clinical)

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B.App.Sc (Psych/Psychophys); Postgrad.Dip.Psych; D.Psych (Clinical)

Enza is a Clinical Psychologist who has previously worked in the public health system. Enza has a range of experience in providing assessment, diagnosis, and therapy to adults who are presenting with concerns such as depression, anxiety, and adjustment difficulties – including adjustment to illness, sleep disorders, life transition difficulties, grief and loss, pain management difficulties, and body image concerns. Enza also has a particular interest in mental health during pregnancy, and the postnatal period.

Enza works collaboratively with individuals,  and creates a supportive and empathetic environment to assist clients to achieve a greater understanding of the difficulties they might be experiencing; to build on their existing strengths, develop new skill sets, and to work toward achieving their therapeutic goals.

Enza offers evidence based therapies, drawing primarily on Cognitive Behaviour Therapy (CBT), Mindfulness, and Acceptance & Commitment Therapy (ACT).

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Clinical Psychologist
BA (Psych), BA (Hons), MPsych (Clinical)

Elaine is a registered clinical psychologist with significant clinical experience across the public, private, and non-government organisation (NGO) sectors, both in Australia and overseas. These include the public mental health system, St Vincent’s Hospital, Headspace, and private practice here in Melbourne. She also has volunteer and work experience overseas working with refugees, asylum seekers (Malaysia), and children in care homes (Tanzania).

Elaine is experienced in the assessment, diagnosis, and provision of evidence-based treatment to individuals suffering from a range of difficulties including mood and anxiety disorders, post-traumatic stress disorder, chronic pain disorders, chronic health issues, substance use issues, and grief and loss. She has a particular interest in women’s health issues, chronic illnesses, and anxiety disorders.

Elaine is also nearing completion of a Masters in Public Health degree and is passionate about bringing a client-centered and holistic approach to therapy, with a strong focus on promoting wellness. Her therapeutic approach is grounded in the Cognitive Behavioural Therapy (CBT), and mindfulness principles. She is also trained in Schema Therapy, Dialectic Behaviour Therapy (DBT), and Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT).

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B.App.Sc (Psych/Psychophys); Postgrad.Dip.Psych; D.Psych (Clinical)

Enza is a Clinical Psychologist who has previously worked in the public health system. Enza has a range of experience in providing assessment, diagnosis, and therapy to adults who are presenting with concerns such as depression, anxiety, and adjustment difficulties – including adjustment to illness, sleep disorders, life transition difficulties, grief and loss, pain management difficulties, and body image concerns. Enza also has a particular interest in mental health during pregnancy, and the postnatal period.

Enza works collaboratively with individuals,  and creates a supportive and empathetic environment to assist clients to achieve a greater understanding of the difficulties they might be experiencing; to build on their existing strengths, develop new skill sets, and to work toward achieving their therapeutic goals.

Enza offers evidence based therapies, drawing primarily on Cognitive Behaviour Therapy (CBT), Mindfulness, and Acceptance & Commitment Therapy (ACT).

Dr Eliot Goldstone

Clinical Psychologist – B.Bus, B.A (Hons) D.Psych (clinical)

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Clinical Psychologist
B.Bus, B.A (Hons), D.Psych (clinical)

Eliot has worked as a clinical psychologist in the public mental health system for a number of years, and more recently with Headspace. He is experienced in the provision of individual psychotherapy, cognitive assessments, diagnosis and group work, and has worked extensively with both adults and adolescents. Eliot has assisted clients with a wide variety of presentations, including depression, anxiety, grief and loss, low self-esteem, bipolar disorder, obsessive-compulsive disorder, substance abuse and dependence, trauma, psychotic illnesses, and personality disturbances.

Eliot works in a range of therapeutic modalities, including supportive psychotherapy, Cognitive Behavioural Therapy (CBT), Mindfulness based therapies, Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT), Exposure Therapy, and Motivational Interviewing. Eliot also has published internationally in multiple scientific journals in the fields of vulnerability to psychosis, and Bipolar Disorder.

Eliot takes a client-centred approach to therapy, and is an empathic and caring psychologist who helps clients approach and move beyond their challenges and distress.

David Warmington

Clinical Psychologist – BAppSc, BA(Hons), MClinPsych

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BAppSc, BA(Hons), MClinPsych
Member Australian Psychological Society

David is a registered Clinical Psychologist with ten years of counselling experience, having worked in public mental health (both inpatient and outpatient), community drug and alcohol services, and in private practice. He is able to help adults and adolescents with a broad range of client issues and clinical disorders. These include general anxiety, trauma-related anxiety, depression, bipolar disorder, drug and alcohol abuse, stress, sleep problems, emotion regulation, and men’s issues.

Underlying all David’s work is a foundation of client-centred support, in tandem with motivational challenges and goal-setting. David aims to provide a nurturing space where clients are safe to explore challenges, and identify where they can build on successes.

His work is centred on a combination of Cognitive Behavioural Therapy (CBT), mindfulness-based therapies (including Acceptance and Commitment Therapy), positive psychology and motivational interviewing. As individuals respond uniquely to each approach, David tailors his approach to suit the client.

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Clinical Psychologist
B.Bus, B.A (Hons), D.Psych (clinical)

Eliot has worked as a clinical psychologist in the public mental health system for a number of years, and more recently with Headspace. He is experienced in the provision of individual psychotherapy, cognitive assessments, diagnosis and group work, and has worked extensively with both adults and adolescents. Eliot has assisted clients with a wide variety of presentations, including depression, anxiety, grief and loss, low self-esteem, bipolar disorder, obsessive-compulsive disorder, substance abuse and dependence, trauma, psychotic illnesses, and personality disturbances.

Eliot works in a range of therapeutic modalities, including supportive psychotherapy, Cognitive Behavioural Therapy (CBT), Mindfulness based therapies, Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT), Exposure Therapy, and Motivational Interviewing. Eliot also has published internationally in multiple scientific journals in the fields of vulnerability to psychosis, and Bipolar Disorder.

Eliot takes a client-centred approach to therapy, and is an empathic and caring psychologist who helps clients approach and move beyond their challenges and distress.

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BAppSc, BA(Hons), MClinPsych
Member Australian Psychological Society

David is a registered Clinical Psychologist with ten years of counselling experience, having worked in public mental health (both inpatient and outpatient), community drug and alcohol services, and in private practice. He is able to help adults and adolescents with a broad range of client issues and clinical disorders. These include general anxiety, trauma-related anxiety, depression, bipolar disorder, drug and alcohol abuse, stress, sleep problems, emotion regulation, and men’s issues.

Underlying all David’s work is a foundation of client-centred support, in tandem with motivational challenges and goal-setting. David aims to provide a nurturing space where clients are safe to explore challenges, and identify where they can build on successes.

His work is centred on a combination of Cognitive Behavioural Therapy (CBT), mindfulness-based therapies (including Acceptance and Commitment Therapy), positive psychology and motivational interviewing. As individuals respond uniquely to each approach, David tailors his approach to suit the client.

Kate Minosora

Clinical Psychologist – MPsych(Clinical), BA(Hons)

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Member of the Australian Psychological Society
Member of the APS Clinical College

Kate has worked in a non-government organisation (NGO) and private settings in a number of programs aimed at assisting adults, adolescents and children to improve their mental health, relationships and well-being. Kate specialises in providing psychological intervention to individuals experiencing depression, anxiety, post-traumatic stress disorder, relationship difficulties and low self-esteem.

Kate works primarily from a Cognitive-Behavioural Therapy (CBT) orientation, drawing on relational approaches such as Schema Therapy, Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT) and mindfulness. Kate provides these evidenced-based therapies coupled with an understanding, non-judgmental and compassionate approach.

Angelika Bastin-Popp

Clinical Psychologist – Clin.Psych (Germany)

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Clin.Psych (Germany)

MAPS, Member APS College of Clinical Psychologists

Angelika is a registered clinical psychologist, and a member of the Australian Psychological Society and Clinical College. She has worked at St Vincent’s Mental Health (SVMH), and has over 30 years of clinical experience in the assessment, diagnosis, and treatment of adults with a wide range of personal, emotional, interpersonal, and mental health difficulties. She is also experienced in treating clients with psychosis, and working with families.

Angelika has a special interest in helping adult clients with anxiety disorders, emotion regulation disorders, and Asperger’s Syndrome. She trained in Germany and migrated to Australia over 30 years ago, and her qualifications have been formally recognised by the Psychology Board of Australia, and the Australian Psychological Society. She is also fluent in German.

Angelika’s professional and compassionate approach places the emphasis of each session on the therapeutic relationship. She uses evidence-based psychological treatments including Cognitive-Behaviour Therapy (CBT), Dialectic Behaviour Therapy (DBT), and Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT).

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Member of the Australian Psychological Society
Member of the APS Clinical College

Kate has worked in a non-government organisation (NGO) and private settings in a number of programs aimed at assisting adults, adolescents and children to improve their mental health, relationships and well-being. Kate specialises in providing psychological intervention to individuals experiencing depression, anxiety, post-traumatic stress disorder, relationship difficulties and low self-esteem.

Kate works primarily from a Cognitive-Behavioural Therapy (CBT) orientation, drawing on relational approaches such as Schema Therapy, Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT) and mindfulness. Kate provides these evidenced-based therapies coupled with an understanding, non-judgmental and compassionate approach.

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Clin.Psych (Germany)

MAPS, Member APS College of Clinical Psychologists

Angelika is a registered clinical psychologist, and a member of the Australian Psychological Society and Clinical College. She has worked at St Vincent’s Mental Health (SVMH), and has over 30 years of clinical experience in the assessment, diagnosis, and treatment of adults with a wide range of personal, emotional, interpersonal, and mental health difficulties. She is also experienced in treating clients with psychosis, and working with families.

Angelika has a special interest in helping adult clients with anxiety disorders, emotion regulation disorders, and Asperger’s Syndrome. She trained in Germany and migrated to Australia over 30 years ago, and her qualifications have been formally recognised by the Psychology Board of Australia, and the Australian Psychological Society. She is also fluent in German.

Angelika’s professional and compassionate approach places the emphasis of each session on the therapeutic relationship. She uses evidence-based psychological treatments including Cognitive-Behaviour Therapy (CBT), Dialectic Behaviour Therapy (DBT), and Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT).

Fiona Henrich

Clinical Psychologist – MPsych(Clinical), GDipPsych, BA(Hons), B.Sc

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Member Australian Psychological Society
Member APS College of Clinical Psychologists

Fiona is a client-centered wholistic therapist who provides a non-judgmental, compassionate and collaborative therapeutic space, so that clients feel able to openly discuss their presenting issues. Fiona is passionate about supporting clients not only to reduce their symptoms but also to facilitate growth and transformation through awareness building and fostering a better understanding of themselves and their lived experience. Fiona’s approach encourages clients to reconnect with their core values, to achieve meaning and purpose in their lives.

Fiona works with clients on a range of concerns including anxiety, depression, OCD, Bipolar Disorder and Psychosis, interpersonal difficulties, trauma and PTSD, Borderline Personality Disorder, suicidality, grief and loss, and self esteem and identity issues. Fiona is also registered to support clients experiencing the WorkCover, TAC and VOCAT process.

Fiona implements a number of different treatment approaches, including Cognitive Behavioural Therapy (CBT), Schema Therapy, Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT), Dialectical Behavioural Therapy (DBT), Trauma Therapy, Solution-Focussed Therapy, Motivational Interviewing, and Mindfulness Based Stress Reduction techniques.

Fiona has over 7 years counselling experience, including working in government, community, education and the acute psychiatric service of a private hospital.

Dr Roberta Szekeres

Clinical Psychologist – BBSc(Hons), MA, DPsych(Clinical)

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Member of the Australian Psychological Society
Member of the APS Clinical College

Roberta has worked in private practice settings for the past several years and, more recently, is also providing counselling for adolescents in high schools. Prior to becoming a psychologist, she spent numerous years abroad and worked in various roles, including social work/case management, teaching, and youth work. Roberta’s work has been internationally published and she has presented her research at international conferences.

Roberta is warm and engaging therapist who is very passionate about enhancing the well-being and growth of her clients. She aspires to a holistic and empowering approach to therapy and assists people in a broad range of issues, including anxiety, stress, depression, grief and loss, low self-esteem, parenting and relationship issues, and substance related issues. Roberta utilizes a variety of evidence-based therapeutic approaches, including Cognitive Behavioural Therapy (CBT), Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT), and mindfulness-based practices, with an interest in positive psychology, and clinical hypnosis.

Roberta has a strong interest in women’s well-being, anxiety related problems, and assisting clients to cope with challenging life situation and to reach their potential.

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Member Australian Psychological Society
Member APS College of Clinical Psychologists

Fiona is a client-centered wholistic therapist who provides a non-judgmental, compassionate and collaborative therapeutic space, so that clients feel able to openly discuss their presenting issues. Fiona is passionate about supporting clients not only to reduce their symptoms but also to facilitate growth and transformation through awareness building and fostering a better understanding of themselves and their lived experience. Fiona’s approach encourages clients to reconnect with their core values, to achieve meaning and purpose in their lives.

Fiona works with clients on a range of concerns including anxiety, depression, OCD, Bipolar Disorder and Psychosis, interpersonal difficulties, trauma and PTSD, Borderline Personality Disorder, suicidality, grief and loss, and self esteem and identity issues. Fiona is also registered to support clients experiencing the WorkCover, TAC and VOCAT process.

Fiona implements a number of different treatment approaches, including Cognitive Behavioural Therapy (CBT), Schema Therapy, Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT), Dialectical Behavioural Therapy (DBT), Trauma Therapy, Solution-Focussed Therapy, Motivational Interviewing, and Mindfulness Based Stress Reduction techniques.

Fiona has over 7 years counselling experience, including working in government, community, education and the acute psychiatric service of a private hospital.

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Member of the Australian Psychological Society
Member of the APS Clinical College

Roberta has worked in private practice settings for the past several years and, more recently, is also providing counselling for adolescents in high schools. Prior to becoming a psychologist, she spent numerous years abroad and worked in various roles, including social work/case management, teaching, and youth work. Roberta’s work has been internationally published and she has presented her research at international conferences.

Roberta is warm and engaging therapist who is very passionate about enhancing the well-being and growth of her clients. She aspires to a holistic and empowering approach to therapy and assists people in a broad range of issues, including anxiety, stress, depression, grief and loss, low self-esteem, parenting and relationship issues, and substance related issues. Roberta utilizes a variety of evidence-based therapeutic approaches, including Cognitive Behavioural Therapy (CBT), Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT), and mindfulness-based practices, with an interest in positive psychology, and clinical hypnosis.

Roberta has a strong interest in women’s well-being, anxiety related problems, and assisting clients to cope with challenging life situation and to reach their potential.

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