Our Psychologists have special areas of interest and expertise. We work with people aged 16 years and above.
We utilise a range of evidence-based therapies in treatment including Cognitive Behavioural Therapy (CBT), Mindfulness, Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT), Motivational Interviewing, Eye Movement Desensitisation and Reprocessing (EMDR), and Schema Therapy.
Emma is an accredited EMDR practitioner who has worked for over 13 years as a clinical psychologist. She has worked in various settings including adult public mental health, in primary and secondary educational settings, and has been working in private practice since 2012.
Emma works with adults who are experiencing PTSD/trauma and anxiety disorders, including Social Anxiety Disorder and Panic Disorder, as well as ADHD, depression, low self-esteem, sleep issues, adjustment difficulties, self-harming, and those struggling to cope with everyday life.
Emma has a particular interest in neurodivergence, especially late diagnosis of ADHD. She is a member of the Australian ADHD Professionals Association (AADPA). Emma enjoys working with people who want to make meaningful changes in their lives and to develop confidence in themselves and their ability to
cope in life.
Emma has trained in a range of modalities, including Eye Movement Desensitisation and Reprocessing (EMDR), Schema Therapy and Cognitive Behavioural Therapy. Emma is a full member of the EMDR Association of Australia and is an EMDR certified Accredited Practitioner.
Emma is passionate about helping her clients to reach their full potential and adopts a warm, caring and non-judgemental approach to facilitate a safe space to allow clients to feel comfortable.
Ben is an accredited EMDR practitioner who has worked as a clinical psychologist in private practice for over 13 years. Prior to this, he worked extensively in the public mental health sector.
Ben enjoys working with adults who experience anxiety disorders (including OCD, social anxiety, GAD, and panic), depression, interpersonal/relationship issues, low self-esteem, Borderline Personality Disorder, Post Traumatic Stress Disorder, as well as clients who simply struggle with day-to-day life. Ben offers an eclectic approach to his therapy and has been trained in Eye Movement Desensitisation and Reprocessing (EMDR), Schema Therapy and Cognitive Behavioural Therapy.
Although Ben has a relaxed approach during his sessions, he prioritises working collaboratively with his clients to achieve positive outcomes as soon as possible.
Ben is fully registered with AHPRA and is also a registered Clinical Supervisor. He provides supervision for Psychologists, including those completing the Clinical Registrar Program.
Bachelor of Arts (Psychology), Postgraduate Diploma of Psychology, Master of Clinical Psychology
Bachelor of Psychology (Honours), Master of Clinical
Bachelor of Arts (Honours), Master of Clinical Psychology
Emma is an EMDR trained clinical psychologist who works with adults experiencing anxiety, depression,
trauma, grief and loss, psychological adjustment to cancer, low self-esteem, and interpersonal and relationship difficulties.
She also works with clients experiencing stress, sleep issues, and health problems. Emma has a particular interest in treating anxiety disorders, including social anxiety disorder, generalised anxiety disorder, and phobias. She has had prior experience working in psycho-oncology, child and adolescent public mental health and university settings.
Emma offers an eclectic approach to her therapy that utilises components of Cognitive Behavioural Therapy (CBT), Schema Therapy, Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT) and EMDR. Emma is a full member of EMDRAA (EMDR Association of Australia).
Emma provides a safe, supportive and non-judgmental environment, and ensures that her clients feel understood. She has a warm, authentic and collaborative approach, and is passionate about working with clients to achieve their personal goals.
Emma is currently only offering appointments via Telehealth.
Bachelor of Arts, Grad. Dip of Psychology
Master of Professional Psychology
Helen is an EMDR trained psychologist who works with people aged 16 years and onwards.
Helen supports people who experience a variety of mental health concerns including anxiety, grief, depression, self-harming, low self-esteem, social skill deficits, family conflict, relationship difficulties and trauma. She has a special interest in treating anxiety disorders and adolescent mental health issues.
Helen has worked across multiple settings including primary and secondary schools, forensic settings and private practice.
Helen's counselling style is collaborative, warm, empathic and down-to-earth. She takes an integrative approach that recognises her client's strengths and is based on principles of Cognitive Behavioural Therapy, Schema Therapy, EMDR and solution-focused therapy.
Helen is a Full Member of the EMDRAA (EMDR Association of Australia).
DR MONIQUE SLEVISON
Bachelor of Arts (Honours), Doctor of Clinical Psychology
Monique is an EMDR trained Clinical Psychologist who enjoys working with adults experiencing a range of difficulties, including depression, anxiety, stress, grief and loss, trauma, relationship difficulties, challenging life events and changes, and difficulties managing in everyday life. Monique has experience working with adolescents and adults across a range of public mental health settings in both Australia and the United Kingdom. She has worked with individuals experiencing a wide range of mental health and emotional difficulties, including long-standing and complex problems.
Monique offers a warm, empathic and non-judgmental approach, and is committed to creating a therapeutic space where people can feel safe, understood and respected. She supports people to develop a better understanding of themselves in the context of their life experiences, with a view to working together to explore a pathway towards improved mental wellbeing and greater fulfillment in life.
Monique utilizes a range of evidence-based therapies in assisting clients with their difficulties including EMDR, Schema Therapy, Cognitive Behavioural Therapy, Acceptance and Commitment Therapy, and Cognitive Analytic Therapy (CAT). She has recently completed training in CAT, which looks at how our early life experiences impact the way we relate to ourselves and others, and how through developing an awareness of these relational patterns we can create space for change. Monique provides tailored and flexible therapeutic interventions based on the client’s difficulties and their goals for therapy.
Monique is currently not taking on any new clients.
Gillian is a Clinical Psychologist who works with adults with a diverse range of presentations including depression, anxiety, stress & adjustment disorders, addictive behaviours (e.g., smoking & substance use), trauma, personality disorders, and grief & loss. She has worked across various hospital oncology settings, and specialises in psychological adjustment to cancer. Gillian also has a particular interest in women’s mental health issues, including pre- and post-natal concerns, fertility issues, relationship & intimacy, and recovery from abusive relationships.
Gillian tailors her interventions to the needs of her clients and utilises components of Cognitive Behavioural Therapy (CBT), Mindfulness, Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT) and Schema Therapy in her sessions.
Gillian strives to provide a safe and warm environment
that is collaborative and supportive in order to build a strong relationship with her clients.
DIYANI DE SILVA
Bachelor of Arts (Psychology), Postgraduate diploma in Psychological Practice, Masters in Psychology
Diyani is a registered psychologist with a Masters in Psychology and Postgraduate Diploma in Psychological Practice, and is trained in EMDR therapy. Her background includes working with young adults and adults in primary health care and tertiary education settings, in both individual and group therapy formats, and community psychology services.
She works with clients experiencing a range of presenting issues including depression, life adjustment, grief and loss, managing emotions linked to chronic pain and stress management. She also has a special interest in working with anxiety disorders including health anxiety, phobias, generalised anxiety, and PTSD.
Diyani uses a range of evidence-based approaches such as Cognitive Behavioural Therapy, Acceptance and Commitment therapy, Mindfulness strategies, and Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing (EMDR) Therapy and is a full member of the EMDR Association Australia (EMDRAA).
Diyani provides an integrative approach to therapy and a warm, supportive and collaborative environment to help clients reach their therapeutic goals and maintain good self-care with confidence.