Principal clinical psychologist

Fiona has worked as a clinical psychologist for 15 years with experience working in public, private and academic settings. She has an interest in women's mental health, interpersonal issues, depression and anxiety, and psychological adjustment to trauma in adults. Fiona has an interest in perinatal mental health, mother-infant bonding and attachment, and the understanding of early attachment styles to adult relationships.

Fiona uses a client centred approach to psychological therapy drawing on a range of techniques and treatment styles. Building a trusting, secure and reliable relationship with clients is at the core of Fiona's work with a focus on the interaction between client and therapist. 

Fiona has worked with clients with chronic mental health conditions including Schizophrenia, Bipolar Affective Disorder and OCD in inpatient and outpatient settings as well as people looking for help to improve their wellbeing and daily functioning.

Fiona is a Board Approved Supervisor for  psychologists in training and seeking Clinical Endorsement.

Fiona has published in the area of psychology and is Founding Member of Australian Clinical Psychologists Association



Clinical psychologist

Emily is a clinical psychologist with a Masters in Clinical Psychology. She is passionate about helping clients to understand their emotions and learn techniques to manage them in their everyday lives. She believes strongly in the connection between the mind and body and uses various techniques to build mind-body awareness. She has a particular interest in helping clients to improve the quality of their relationships.

Emily works openly and tailors the therapeutic approach to specific needs, actively involving her clients.

She uses techniques from Cognitive Behavioural Therapy, Acceptance and Commitment Therapy, Emotion Focused Therapy and Schema Therapy. She also provides training in relaxation and mindfulness skills.

Emily has experience working with adults and older adolescents on a range of issues, including anxiety, mood disorders, grief and adjustment issues, chronic pain/fatigue, trauma, relationship and interpersonal issues, and disordered eating.

She has extensive experience working with clients who experience chronic poor health and who are looking to improve their health and wellbeing.

Emily has worked in private and public health settings  and is a Board Approved Supervisor for psychologists in training and seeking Clinical Endorsement.


BSc (Hons), M Psych (Clinical)

Clinical psychologist

Clare is a registered Clinical Psychologist with a Masters in Clinical Psychology. She has many years’ experience working with clients and specializes in a wide range of mental health issues and disorders, including anxiety, panic, depression, adjustment disorder, trauma, grief and loss, parenting and relationship issues. She provides evidence-based psychology services with a strong foundation in Cognitive Behaviour Therapy (CBT) and adherence to the APS Code of Ethics. Clare is a kind, compassionate, and empathic Clinical Psychologist who provides a safe, supportive and effective clinical environment. She is a member of the Australian Psychological Society (APS) and Australian Clinical Psychology Association (ACPA).



Clinical psychologist

Jaya is a senior clinical psychologist and has several years experience in providing therapy to adult clients with a variety of mental health presentations, including depression, anxiety disorders and psychotic disorders. She has previously worked at St Vincent's Hospital, Melbourne and has been in practive practice for the last five years.
Jaya is trained in and uses a variety of psychological approaches to treatment, including Cognitive Behaviour Therapy, Dialectical Behaviour Therapy and mindfulness based interventions.

Dr Peter Saunders

Clinical Psychologist

Peter is a registered Clinical Psychologist who is passionate about providing a warm therapeutic relationship and assisting people to work towards their individual goals. He has had over 10 years’ experience working in a range of different mental health environments, including forensic settings, public mental health, the community and private practice. Peter has worked in various locations, including Australia and the United Kingdom. He is a lecturer in psychology and an active researcher.

His main interests are working with adolescents and adults experiencing anxiety, depression, PTSD and social difficulties. Peter values working collaboratively and using evidence supported psychological treatments. His main therapeutic practices include Cognitive Behaviour Therapy, Acceptance and Commitment Therapy and Schema Therapy


Phone: 0438 345 933 or

Email: peter.cook@me.com

Dr Peter Cook is an endorsed Clinical Psychologist with 40 years’ experience.

Peter has extensive clinical skills and has undertaken advanced training across a broad range of therapeutic approaches. His training and experience include cognitive behavioural interventions, psychodynamic psychotherapy, family therapy, hypnosis, schema therapy, mindfulness, EMDR etc.

Peter provides assistance to individuals, couples and families using tailored treatment approaches designed to facilitate efficient and effective change. He places emphasis on developing a secure, collaborative relationship with clients.

Peter is an AHPRA approved clinical supervisor.

Peter has regularly sat on and chairs Professional Standards Panels for the Psychology Board of Australia (AHPRA). Previously he was a Member and Deputy President of the Psychologists Registration Board of Victoria. He was also Senior Clinical Advisor (Mental Health) for the Victorian WorkCover Authority and Transport Accident Commission and continues to be an approved assessor for WorkCover. Previously he was Director of Psychology Services within the Health Department and held various management executive level positions.

Child & Adolescent Psychologists

Mind & Seek

Child & Adolescent Psychology

Junction Health is pleased to introduce the child specialist service Mind & Seek, a partner of Western Psychological Services.

You can find out more about these services here

All referrals for children and adolescents can be directed to Phone: 9746 8088



Clinical Psychologist

Child & Adolescent


currently available for assessment services only


Clinical Psychology Registrar

Ravini is a Registered Psychologist, undertaking a registrar program for clinical endorsement. Ravini has a Masters Degree in Clinical Psychology from Flinders University, and has extensive experience working with children both in private and public community mental health settings. 


Ravini sees children and adolescents with a broad range of difficulties, including depression, anxiety, emotional regulation, behaviour management, bullying, difficulties with self-esteem, work/study challenges, trauma, sleep disorders, interpersonal challenges, and phobias. Ravini has a particular interest with children and adolescents with Autism Spectrum Disorder, and can facilitate the development and use of practical strategies to overcome challenges of the day-to-day life. Ravini also provides cognitive and educational assessments for primary and high school aged children. 


Ravini takes an individualised and client centred approach when working with clients.  She collaboratively works with children and parents to reach therapy goals and behavioural change.  Ravini is a member of the Australian Psychological Society (APS) and the Australian Clinical Psychologist Association (ACAP). 


Skilled in the following evidence-based interventions:


  • Cognitive-Behavioural Therapy

  • Dialectical Behaviour Therapy

  • Cognitive Processing Therapy

  • Motivational Interviewing


Ages: 3 + years: Assessment and Intervention

P: (03) 9331 0039

F: (03) 9331 0069

112 Buckley St, Essendon VIC 3040, Australia

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