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We have locations at Preston, Mill Park and Northcote.

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Our team

Jane Gierlicz

Jane Gierlicz is a registered Psychologist. She is a Member of the Clinical College of the Australian Psychological Society. She has a Masters Degree in Clinical Psychology, and has worked in the UK and Australia in psychiatric settings and private practices. She has worked with adults, adolescents and children assisting them with a wide range of problems. She has worked with people individually, with couples on relationship difficulties, and with families. She has experience running groups, in particular for Social Phobia and Eating Disorders. She is a Consultant Psychologist to the Victorian WorkCover Authority and to Comcare. She is a Psychology Board of Australia approved Supervisor.

Sharryn Muir

Sharryn Muir is a registered Psychologist. She is a member of the Clinical College of the Australian Psychological Society., has a Masters Degree in Clinical Psychology and is an approved supervisor for the Psychology Board of Australia.

Sharryn has worked in Private Practice for over seventeen years. She works with a broad range of adult problems, with particular interest and expertise in depression, anxiety, trauma, pre-menstrual syndrome, mother-daughter issues, and hoarding. Sharryn used a range of treatment styles, in particular cognitive behavioural therapy and mindfulness. Sharryn has a particularly strong interest in mindfulness which teaches skills and techniques to clients to deal with their difficulties. She has a warm and empathetic approach, with an emphasis on support in addition to providing skills, techniques and strategies for positive change.

Helen Beckerman

Helen Beckerman is a registered Psychologist. She is a Member of the Australian Psychological Society and has a Masters Degree in Counselling Psychology. Helen has experience working with individuals around issues of anxiety, depression, relationship difficulties and grief and loss. She has run a number of groups programs for individuals with social phobia, and has a particular interest in this area.

Andrew Compton

Andrew Compton is a registered Psychologist and an Associate Member of the Australian Psychological Society. His earlier experience included working with adolescent boys and in employment placement, and for the last 20 years he has worked in community agencies while maintaining a private counselling practice assisting people with a range of issues. During this time he has specialised in working with family conflict matters, particularly with men about their anger and abuse, as well as with women who are subject to it. His current work includes facilitating a men’s behaviour change program in a community health setting.

Sarah Craig

Sarah Craig is a registered Psychologist with a Masters Degree in Clinical Psychology. Sarah has worked with adults and adolescents experiencing a wide range of difficulties such as depression, anxiety, eating disorders, trauma, grief and chronic pain. Her area of interest is to work with individuals with a complex trauma history such as abusive childhoods. Sarah also has experience working with individuals from culturally diverse backgrounds. She uses Cognitive Behavioural Therapy, Acceptance and Commitment Therapy and has a strong training in Mindfulness techniques.

Maya Feldman

Maya Feldman is a registered Clinical Psychologist and a Member of the Australian Psychological Society. Maya originally trained in Counselling Psychology but has predominantly worked the Private Psychiatry sector and in Private Practice. Maya?s preferred methods of treatment are Cognitive Behavioural Therapy, Dialectical Behavioural Therapy, Mindfulness, and Psychodynamic Pychotherapy. Maya works with a range of presenting problems including Stress and Worry, Depression, Anxiety, Bipolar Disorder, PTSD, Emotional Difficulties, Relationship issues, Grief and loss, Eating Disorders and issues around Self esteem and Assertive Communication. Maya provides both long term and short term interventions and enjoys working with adults and young adults.

Dr Kathryn Fletcher

Kathryn Fletcher is a registered Psychologist and an associate member of the Australian Clinical Psychology Association. She has a Masters degree in Clinical Psychology and a PhD in Psychiatry, specialising in bipolar disorder. Kathryn has experience working with a range of clients (young adults through to older adulthood) in public and private settings, using evidence-based treatments including Cognitive Behavioural Therapy (CBT), Interpersonal Psychotherapy (IPT), Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT), Dialectical Behavioural Therapy (DBT) and Psychodynamic approaches. Kathryn works with a range of psychological issues including depression, anxiety, relationship problems, low self-esteem, personality issues, stress and adjustment, and general emotional difficulties. Kathryn has a special interest in bipolar II disorder and social phobia. She adopts a warm, genuine approach and offers both short-term and long-term treatment as needed.

Claire McConville

Claire McConville is a registered Psychologist and a Member of the Australian Psychological Society with a Master’s Degree in Counselling Psychology. Claire has worked in various educational settings, including primary and secondary schools, assisting children and families facing a wide range of problems such as depression, anxiety, parenting difficulties and grief. She has also worked with adolescents and adults with disabilities and has experience running groups for children that focus on developing social skills and managing strong emotions. Claire has recently completed further qualifications in Gestalt therapy with Gestalt Therapy Australia.

Kathy Leenaerts

Kathy Leenaerts is a registered Psychologist and is an Associate Member of the Australian Psychological Society. She has a Masters Degree in Psychology and has many years experience working in community organisations, academic settings and schools. Kathy has worked with adults, adolescents and children assisting them with a wide range of problems such as anxiety, depression, parenting issues, behavioural problems, children and separation, stress management, disability and self esteem. She has a particular interest in weight loss.

Frances Sawyer

Fran Shawyer is a registered Psychologist and a member of the Clinical College of the Australian Psychological Society and the Australian Association for Cognitive Behaviour Therapy. She completed a PhD in Psychology in conjunction with Clinical Masters coursework. Fran has worked as a psychologist since 1996 in a variety of settings including public mental health, clinical research and private practice. She has a special interest in the application of acceptance-based therapies to mental health conditions. Fran has worked with a range of presenting problems including depression, anxiety, high stress, low self-worth, chronic pain, psychosis, grief and loss and adjustment issues. She utilises Cognitive Behaviour Therapy, Acceptance and Commitment Therapy and Mindfulness.

Daphne Smith

Daphne has a Bachelor of Arts Degree (Psychology) and a Masters in Clinical Psychology, both from the University of New Brunswick, Canada. She also has a PhD from the University of Melbourne. Daphne has worked as a Clinical Psychologist within the public hospital system and in private practice since 1997. She has worked with a wide range of client populations across both medical inpatient and community outpatient groups. Her areas of specialization include chronic pain and the psychological management of chronic illness in addition to obsessive compulsive disorder, generalized anxiety and depression.

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