DR FIONA BAILEY
Principal clinical psychologist
Fiona is not currently taking new referrals
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
BA (HONS) MA PSYCH (CLIN)
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)
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).
DR DEBORAH LANE
Deborah is available to take new referrals
Deborah holds a PhD and a Master of Clinical Psychology. She works with adults who are experiencing anxiety, depression, adjustment disorders, addictions, and sleep disorders. By adopting a compassion-focussed, client-centred approach, Deborah uses an integrative model that draws from Cognitive Behaviour Therapy, Acceptance and Commitment Therapy, Psychodynamic Psychotherapy and Health Psychology. Through her approach, Deborah tailors the best treatment options for each person’s unique circumstances.
Deborah is keenly interested in how early life experiences affect people in adult life, particularly in their private and professional interpersonal relationships. Deborah takes the time to provide a safe environment allowing clients to explore and better understand themselves. Her approach supports clients in developing strategies to achieve healthy and sustainable everyday living and improved quality of life.
Dr Peter Saunders
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
DR PETER COOK
Phone: 0438 345 933 or
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.