Senior Child and Adolescent Psychologist
Catherine has experience working with children, adolescents, adults and families across community, education and private settings. She is experienced in providing evidenced-based treatment for a wide range of mental health, social, emotional, behavioural and developmental concerns (including Autism Spectrum Disorder). Catherine is also experienced in supporting families who have experienced significant change and trauma and in providing a range of cognitive, educational and developmental assessments. Catherine enjoys working together with parents and aims to make sessions relaxed and fun for children. In her spare time, Catherine enjoys the beach and relaxing with her family and friends.
Child and Adolescent Psychologist
Ailsa has spent the last five years working in primary and secondary schools supporting young people and their families. She holds a Master in Counselling Psychology, and has previously worked in adult treatment settings. Ailsa’s area of interest is working with young people with a wide range of emotional and behavioural problems such as anxiety, depression, adjustment, self-esteem, self-harm, and family conflict. She enjoys working with parents to support children, as well as adult clients. Ailsa enjoys the outdoors, yoga and sewing in her spare time.
Melissa completed her Masters in Clinical Psychology and has experience in various settings including public mental health, private practice, university clinics, and support services. Melissa provides services for adolescents and adults for a range of problems including stress management, anxiety, and depression, as well as cognitive assessment and report writing. She has a particular interest in eating disorders, trauma, and low self-esteem, and utilizes various treatment approaches according to client needs including Cognitive-Behaviour Therapy (CBT), Dialectic Behaviour Therapy (DBT) and Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT).
Ling has 10 years of experience in the public, private and community health settings. She works with individuals, couples and families. She has a passion for working with children and their parents to develop skills to have a better understanding of each other’s needs. Ling has an interest in trauma and has experience in providing trauma and grief counselling. Ling specialises in working with adult clients who have experienced depression, anxiety, addiction problems, anger and emotional issues, major life transitions and family violence.
Kim has experience working in private practice and within the employment services industry. She enjoys working with adolescents and adults experiencing a range of emotional, social and behavioural issues including depression, anxiety, stress, low self-esteem and interpersonal difficulties. Kim is experience in working with employment related issues, including loss of employment, unclear vocational goals and workplace stress and bullying. Kim enjoys spending time with friends and family and playing with her young children.
Child and Adolescent Psychologist
Felicity completed her Masters in Clinical Psychology during which she provided evidence-based assessment and treatment to children, adolescents and adults in a variety of settings, including a private clinic, community health centre and forensic service. She takes a warm and engaging approach to her sessions. She collaborates with the individual and their main supports to identify mental health and social concerns and tailors treatment accordingly. Felicity also has extensive experience supporting young people diagnosed with Autism Spectrum Disorder, learning difficulties and/or physical disabilities. Away from the office, she enjoys her cats, family, friends, reading and nature.
Clinical Psychologist, Director
Michael has over 13 years of experience in public mental health and private settings. He provides assessment and treatment for adults for a range of problems including anxiety disorders, major depression, bipolar disorder, personality disorders, and psychosis and schizophrenia. He has a particular interest in assessment and diagnosis, health/illness anxiety, generalized anxiety, body image disturbance and weight management. Michael draws on a range of treatment modalities including Cognitive-Behaviour Therapy (CBT), Dialectic Behaviour Therapy (DBT) and Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT). As manager of Lakeside Psychology, Michael is passionate about providing quality mental health care to clients and services to referrers.
Adolescent and Adult Psychologist, Director
Leah has experience in both public and private psychology settings. She has specialised in treating people with eating disorders and body image disturbance for the past six years and has developed a strong passion for this work. Leah provides the most up to date evidence-based treatment for children, adolescents and adults experiencing these problems but also provides treatment to adolescents and adults for a range of other clinical disorders. Leah loves spending time with her family and friends, and seeing the world through the eyes of her two young sons.