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Alison Crotty

16+ years

Alison is a general psychologist with a background in teaching, health, safety, and welfare. Alison’s main interests include people with chronic health conditions, persistent pain and people recovering from traumatic incidents.

Specialties: Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD), ADHD, Workers’ compensation, Chronic pain, Depression, Anxiety, Social anxiety, Panic disorder, Domestic Violence, Grief and loss, Stress management, Trauma, Relationship issues, Pain management and Education

Approaches: Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT), EMDR, CBT and Strength based Therapy.

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Will Heaton

Will is a registered Psychologist who has experience working in both corporate and clinical settings. He is passionate about supporting individuals attain greater mental health and well-being. He supports clients suffering from a range of mental health concerns, including, but not limited to: anxiety, depression, substance abuse, stress, phobias, post-traumatic stress disorder and behaviour problems. Will used a non-judgemental and pragmatic approach to mental health and wellbeing. He recognises the value of psychosocial considerations, such as attaining meaningful employment, building connections to community and maintaining positive relationships. Will uses a range of evidence-based therapeutic approaches, such as Cognitive Behavioural Therapy (CBT) and Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT).

Elida Assenheimer

General Psychologist

Grad Dip Psy

40 years +

Elida is a General Psychologist with a GP background. She focuses on health psychology and neuroscience as much as the treatment approach. Elida also has a degree in Psychoanalytical studies and education, so Psychoeducation is an important part of her approach.

Elida Psychotherapeitic approach (after almost 40 years in the health field) includes principles of Jung, Adler and Viktor Frankl, her approach is all about empowerment, personal growth for building resilience, personal growth for inner fulfilment and integration with people.

Main interests are:

•Panic disorder
• Life transitions
• Grief & loss
• Stress management
• anxiety disorders
• Depression
• Military personnel and Police
• Substance abuse
• Couples therapy
• PTSD
• ASD
• ADHD
• Domestic Violence
• Workplace Bullying/Harassment
• Chronic illness as part of health Psychology
• Relationship problems
• OCD
• Social skills
• Student issues and educational skills

Helen Middleton

                                                                                                

                                                                                                                                Helen Middleton

                                                                                                                Tasmania

                                                                                                                  13yrs+


Helen first became a registered psychologist in Qld in 2001. 

She has generalist experience across a wide variety of contexts including secondary schools, employee assistance programs (crisis management, manager assist, trauma, and personal counselling). 

She has worked in Youth mental health services at Headspace Hobart and in her private practice she does couples counselling, works with adolescents and adults experiencing mental health issues. She has been trained in family therapy has a Masters in School Counselling and a Masters in Gestalt Therapy.  

Helen sees Patients for a wide range of issues, but primarily for:

• Anxiety

• Depression

• Stress

• Mood Disorders

• Life Transitions

• Relationships

• Anger Management

• Grief & Loss 

Sheenah Turnbull

My aim is to work with compassion and understanding to bring about the difference in your life that you are aiming for.Counselling with children, young people, adults, couples and families.Evidence based therapies in response to emotional, mental, relational and familial concerns.

I have been working as a counsellor and psychologist for over 25 years now.  I have been fortunate enough to work in urban and rural and remote communities.  Working both in private practice and in organisations (both government and non-government).

I enjoy working with people from urban, rural and remote areas.

I have worked within schools and in consultation with schools, so one area of expertise is with children and adolescents.  As always working with children and adolescents wherever possible necessitates working with the significant adults in their life – parents and teachers, and can involve families too.

In the course of my career, I have found myself working with traumatised populations : veterans,  refugees,  families and individuals with post traumatic stress.  I have worked multi-culturally both within government and non-government organisations with refugees and with immigrants – this has afforded me a breadth of perspective for which I am grateful.

Typically clients come for issues such as depression, anxiety, trauma, relationships, attachment, family conflict and change, adjustment to life changes, trauma, grief and loss.

I began my training in group psychotherapy.  Then progressed to university training and degrees.  I have a strong commitment to ongoing learning.  My most recent studies includes family constellations and the neuroscience of attachment, relationships, and the somatic (the body) and familial healing pathways.

Michaela Young

Michaela is a clinical psychologist with over 10 years experience working in a range of different psychological fields. She recently returned back to Tasmania after working for two years in a school in Romania. She has worked in the fields of addictions, trauma, schools, mental health and private practice. She has a particular interest in adolescent anxiety and depression, relationships, attachment, parenting, addictions, adjustment and trauma. Michaela works with adolescents and adults in group and individual modalities and uses a variety of approaches, particularly Acceptance and Commitment Therapy and Cognitive Behavioural Therapy.

Sara Waitzer

Clinical Psychologist

MBBS, BSc (Hons), MPsych (Clin), MAPS

4 Years +

TAS (Face to face)

Sara is an early career clinical psychologist, who has range of experiences in providing intervention for children, adolescents and their families. Prior knowledge and work has led to interest in the areas of attachment, developmental disorders and childhood trauma. Sara is passionate about offering child centred counselling services with an interest in the use of play and creative art therapies.

In addition, Sara’s experienced working with adults in the areas of anxiety, depression, and grief and loss. Sara is trained in multiple therapeutic frameworks, which include; Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT), Cognitive Behaviour Therapy (CBT), and Dialectical Behaviour informed Therapy (DBT).

Her main area’s of interest are, but are not limited to, ADHD, Anxiety, Depression, Stress, Separation, Behaviour issues, Trauma and Attachment. 

Kate Lemerle

B.Sc (Hons), M.Sc (SocEcol), PhD

16+

Norfolk Island

Kate is a psychologist and accredited Clinical Neuropsychotherapist. 

She operates from Norfolk Island providing clinical therapy services for adults and children. In addition, Kate provides therapy retreats on Norfolk Island and virtual retreats throughout the year. 

She has 40+ years’ experience in clinical practice along with working in special education, service delivery evaluation with patients suffering chronic mental illness, management of child and family health teams in remote Queensland, community development and mental health promotion in regional NSW, and she has taught Psychology and Health Promotion courses at various universities in NSW and Queensland. 

Kate’s therapy focus is on coaching people to achieve high-level wellness, not just recovery from symptoms, using a mix of therapy models including Positive Psychology and Neuropsychotherapy.

Dr Rang Rattehalli

QLD

18yrs-75yrs

 

Dr Rang Rattehalli is a General Adult Psychiatrist trained in the United Kingdom and moved to Australia in 2015.

He is now working in both public and private sectors. In the public sector, he works as a Senior Psychiatrist at the Mood Disorder Unit of
Queensland Health.

Over the years, he has developed expertise in treating the whole range of disorders affecting one’s mood including depression, anxiety, bipolar and disorders of personality. He has vast experience of using medications and different forms of Therapy in the treatment of all types of psychiatric disorders in adult patients.

Dr Rattehalli also sees Substance abuse, Obsessive Compulsive Disorder, Schizophrenia, Post Traumatic Stress Disorder, Mood Disorders, Forms
(Gun License, Workers Comp and Driving medicals), Post-Natal, Autism Spectrum Disorder and Psychosis. 

Dr Laura Mason

MBChB, MRCPsych, FRANZCP

VIC

16yrs-65yrs

 

Dr Mason trained originally in the UK and during her career has worked as a psychiatrist within the UK, Australia and Canada.

She specialises in Forensic Psychiatry, Emergency Room (ER) Psychiatry and Acute Adult Psychiatry with focus on risk assessment and management and treatment of complex major mental illnesses. Her expertise lies in the treatment and management of psychotic illnesses and major mood disorders. She currently works across several settings including the ER, Acute Inpatient Units and Forensic Psychiatric Services as well as providing telepsychiatry to remote areas across Australia.

Services offered for patients aged 16 to 65:

  • Initial assessments and management plans for patients suffering with psychosis, mood disorders or personality disorders including medication review and rationalisation.
  • Ongoing management and reviews of patients
  • Risk assessment and management advice/second opinions for health professionals in Mental Health and GP services
  • Medicolegal report writing
  • Shared care case management with GPs and Mental Health services
  • Clozapine prescribing for treatment resistant schizophrenia.
  • Anxiety
  • Depression
  • Borderline Personality Disorder
  • Obsessive Compulsive Disorder
  • Post Traumatic Stress Disorder
  • Workers Compensation
  • Forms for NDIS and court reports
  • Criminal History/Court issues.

Exclusions – Assessments for ADHD/stimulant prescribing or individuals presenting with substance use or dependence as the primary complaint.