Mrs Kate Milne
Kate is a compassionate, collaborative and change-focused practitioner who utilises various evidence-based therapies in her work including CBT, Acceptance and Commitment Therapy, DBT, Mindfulness, and Motivational Interviewing. Kate works to both support and challenge clients to meet their individual goals for therapy and sees adolescents, adults and the elderly She is available for report writing and WAIS assessments.
Kate’s special interest areas are Stress, Sleep Problems, Grief & Loss, Bullying, Domestic Violence, Relationships, Conflict Resolution, Victimisation, Work-Stress, Depression, Self-Harm, Suicidal Risk, Borderline Personality Disorder, Panic Disorder, Social Anxiety Disorder, Generalised Anxiety Disorder, OCD, Trauma & Abuse, Adjustment Disorders, Carer Issues, Hoarding Disorder, Offending Behaviour, Gambling, Anger Management and Pain Management.
Kate is available on Tuesdays and Wednesdays.
Melissa works with adolescents, adults and couples. She has experience in working with a variety of issues, including: anxiety, depression, psychosis, bipolar, disordered eating, trauma, borderline personality disorder, addiction, abusive relationships, childhood abuse, relationship difficulties, grief, stress, trust, self-esteem, parenting, anger management, offending behavior, life adjustment and developmental issues.
Melissa is available on Tuesdays and Thursdays.
Effie works with adults and adolescents, and her areas of interest include depression, anxiety disorders, adjustment disorders, stress management, anger management, grief, trauma, and relationship issues. Effie has several years experience in the work rehabilitation setting, and uses treatment modalities such as cognitive behavioural therapy, solution focused therapy, acceptance and commitment therapy, interpersonal psychotherapy and motivational interviewing. She is passionate about helping people to improve their lives and accept themselves, and genuinely enjoys the privilege of working with them.
Effie is available on Thursdays.
Craig has worked extensively in the corporate environment, supporting workers through coaching, counselling and Employee Assistance Programs. He is also well versed in Psychometric Assessments.
In terms of counselling, Craig works with adolescents, adults and couples. He has experience in working with a variety of issues, including: depression, anxiety, trauma, bereavement, childhood abuse, relationship difficulties, anger, issues relating to sexuality, and workplace problems.
Craig is available on Tuesdays.
Yewande is a registered general psychologist who works with children, adolescents and families experiencing a range of emotional and developmental disorders, such as: anxiety disorders, childhood depression, adjustment disorders (as well as subclinical difficulties adjusting to change ie. divorce), ASD, emotional and behavioural difficulties and educational and academic issues.
Yewande has over 15 years experience gained in Australia and overseas working in a range of settings including private practice, primary and secondary school settings, and early parenting services. She has a special interest in the evaluation and treatment of Attention Deficit / Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD), behavioural and learning difficulties as well as emotional regulation in children and adolescents.
Yewande recognises that difficult times are a normal part of life and wishes to improve her clients capacity to manage during these times while empowering them to develop skills that reduce anxiety, increase capacity for focused attention and building necessary skills for overall functioning.
Yewande is available on Mondays.
Sophie works with children, adolescents and adults encompassing areas of counselling, treatment and assessment. Sophie originates from a teaching background in psychology, health and human development, nutrition and dietetics. Her love of working with children and young people in particular, led her to further pursue a career in psychology as well studying areas of child sexual abuse and outcomes of these cases within the judicial system.
Her areas of interest include depression, anxiety, pre and post-natal depression/ anxiety, Autism Spectrum Disorder, behavioural/ learning difficulties, stress and anger management as well areas of trauma and PTSD. Sophie’s particular interest in positive psychology motivates her to work with clients based on their own strengths and capacities in order to restore and rebuild confidence and resilience. Her experience working within the clinical, tertiary, school and private setting, has provided Sophie with invaluable insights in working with individual clients and tailoring therapy that meets their needs.
Sophie is available on Saturdays.
Grant has a Doctorate in Clinical Psychology from Deakin University and works with adults of all ages. His areas of interest include stress, worry, fear, and anxiety management; personal and inter-personal effectiveness; personal development; and enhancing quality of life (creativity, happiness, meaning, and optimal experience).
Grant has experience working in both private practice and rehabilitation settings using Cognitive Behaviour Therapy (CBT), Mindfulness and Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (MACT); and Positive Psychology. He specialises in Mindfulness and quality of life skills training.
Grant’s passion is to work with creative people to assist them to cope with stress and anxiety and to maximise their creative potential.
Grant is available on Thursdays.