Dr Margaret Cutajar, Clinical Psychologist
Margaret's areas of interest and expertise are in providing individual therapy to adults who have experienced trauma; as well as difficulties with anxiety, emotion regulation, depression, bipolar, anger/aggression, grief and loss, and insomnia. Dr Cutajar also has experience assessing and treating adults with complex issues including severe mental illness (e.g. schizophrenia), problem behaviours that pose a risk to themselves and/or others and cognitive difficulties. Therapeutically, she has an integrative approach utilising techniques from various evidence-based practises, namely CBT, ACT, DBT-skills, mindfulness, and schema therapy, to individually tailor treatment to the client’s unique needs.
Will consider Bulkbilling for Healthcard holders.
Dr Aiyesha Melnicenko, Clinical Psychologist
Aiyesha has experience across community and inpatient settings in public and private mental health and addiction services. Aiyesha utilizes Cognitive Behavioural Therapy (CBT), Dialectical Behaviour Therapy (DBT), Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT), Mindfulness-based techniques, and Motivational interviewing. Aiyesha works with adults and young people from diverse backgrounds and with complex needs presenting with a broad range of issues, including anxiety, depression, bipolar and mood disorders; borderline personality disorder and emotion regulation difficulties; self harm and suicidal thinking; trauma' psychosis; grief, loss and life adjustments; relationship and family issues; alcohol and drug problems; pain and management; and sleep difficulties.
Aiyesha provides consultation and supervision to other clinicians and is a PBA approved supervisor.
Lydia Lipkewycz, Social Worker
Lydia is an accredited Mental Health Clinician and Social Worker. Background and experience of working in public hospitals (Emergency Department, Women's and Children's Unit, Oncology and Renal Services) for 15 years and private practice for 5 years. Working with crisis and trauma, chronic health conditions and disability, grief and loss, family violence, depression, anxiety and panic disorders, perinatal/antenatal depression, Correction Order clients and TAC. Therapeutic and recovery focused approaches including Cognitive Behavioural Therapy, Acceptance and Commitment Therapy with Mindfulness Techniques.
Glenn Ross, General Psychologist
Glenn has many years experience working with Families, Children, Couples and Adults in areas such as, Emotional Problems, Grief and loss, Group and Couples Therapy.
Glenn will also consider Bulk Billing.
Workcover and TAC
Sarah Tiong, Clinical Psychologist
Sarah's qualifications include Bachelor of Arts (Psych), Post Graduate Diploma of Applied Psychology and Masters of Psychology (Clinical). She has 5 years working within the Public Mental Health Service. 7 years working as a Clinical Psychologist in the Private Sector. She sees clients ages 21 and older, and is a full member of the Australian Psychological Society (MAPS) and the College of Clinical Psychologists (CCLIN).
Sarah provides treatment for those clients under TAC, WorkCover and clients with a concession or healthcare card may get access to Bulk Bill.
Grace Hancock, General Psychologist
Child and Adolescent Psychologist specializing in Autism Spectrum Disorder.
Grace provides full ASD asessments and also provides ongoing therapy.
CURRENTLY ON MATERNITY LEAVE
Dr Anita Govindan, Clinical Psychologist
Anita is an experienced Clinical Psychologist who has been working in the public and private health systems for the past 15 years and provides individual therapy for those persons 18 years and above. She uses a number of evidence based psychological interventions which include Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, Acceptance and Commitment Therapy and Solution Focused Therapy for a range of mental health issues including: depression, anxiety & phobias, trauma, pain management, grief & loss, work related stress, personality and relationship issues. Anita also has clinical experience in the psychological treatment of low prevalence disorders such as bipolar mood disorders and psychotic disorders.
Anita does not provide treatment for those clients under TAC or Workcover.
Melissa Viojo, Clinical Psychologist
Melissa's qualifications include Bachelor of Arts (Psych), Post Graduate Diploma in Psychology and Masters of Psychology (Clinical). She has 4 years working within the Public Mental Health Service, and 4 years working as a Clinical Psychologist in the Private Sector. Melissa sees both Adolescents and Adults, from ages 5 and older, and is a full member of the Australian Psychological Society (MAPS).
Melissa provides treatment for those clients under TAC, WorkCover and clients with a concession or healthcare card may get access to Bulk Bill.
CURRENTLY ON MATERNITY LEAVE
Diana Whale, General Psychologist
Diana is a registered psychologist with over 15 years counselling experience with a particular interest in working with adults and young adults with: Depression, Anxiety, Trauma, Chronic Pain, Postnatal Depression, Adjustment Disorders (following work injury, divorce, etc.), Work Difficulties, Grief & Loss, Stress, and Sleep Difficulties and works collaboratively with clients and will be guided by their therapeutic goals using a range of therapeutic strategies.
Diana provides treatment for those clients under TAC, WorkCoverclients as well as ATAPS.
Margie Otter, General Psychologist
Margie is registered with the Australian Health Practitioner Regulation Agency (AHPRA) and has been an Associate member of the Australian Psychological Society for ten years. She specialises in Counselling, Psychological Practice and Trauma Therapy.
Margie's psychological approach is "Integrative" drawing from the following traditions; Humanistic, Cognitive Behaviour Therapy (CBT).
Interpersonal Therapy, Narrative Therapy, Solution Focussed / Brief Therapy, Psychodynamic and Existentialism.
Margie provides treatment for those clients under TAC, WorkCover and will consider Bulk Bill.
275 Consulting have a range of Clinical and General Psychologists practising at the clinic. Please find below information about each of the Psychologists.
Priscilla Lee, General Psychologist
Priscilla is a psychologist, Member of the Australian Psychological Society and accredited Master Instructor in Mental Health First Aid. Priscilla uses a collaborative approach to assist adults and young people (16+) to address issues such as depression, stress, anxiety, grief, trauma, adjusting to challenges and changes in work, family, relationships and study. She incorporates evidence-based treatment approaches including Mindfulness, Cognitive-Behavioural Therapy, relaxation strategies, Acceptance and Commitment Therapy and Client-centered approaches.
Priscilla also provides treatment for clients under TAC and will consider bulk billing for clients with Health Care Cards.
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Sara Tatlow, Clinical Psychologist
Sara is a full member of the Australian Psychological Society (MAPS) and College of Clinical Psychologists (FCCLP) and is an experienced board approved supervisor through the College of Clinical Psychologists and AHPRA. Sara primarily sees clients aged 6years and older and charges a private fee for consultations, but will consider bulk billing for health care card and pension card holders.
Susan Harris, General Psychologist
Susan Harris is a psychologist and family therapist with over 27 years’ experience. Susan uses narrative therapy, strength based and developmental understandings, humour and story-telling in her approach to therapy.
Susan is a registered Medicare provider and will consider Bulk Billing. She is also registered with the TPSS (formerly ATAPS) program.
Nicole Withers, Clinical Psychologist
Nicole's qualifications include Bachelor of Science), Bachelor of Psychology (Honours) and Masters of Psychology (Clinical). Nicole sees clients aged 21 years and older, and is a full member of the Australian Psychological Society (MAPS) and the College of Clinical Psychologists (CCLIN).
Nicole provides treatment for those clients under TAC, WorkCover and clients with a concession or healthcare card may get access to Bulk Bill.