OUR TEAM

DR FIONA BAILEY

DPSYCH (CLIN)

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

EMILY MCLOUGHLIN

BA (HONS) MA PSYCH (CLIN)

Clinical psychologist

Emily is currently on leave. Please check the website in 2020 for updates on her availability

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.

CLARE MCCONVILLE

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).

JAYA KOHLI

MA (CLIN) M. PHIL (CLINICAL PSYCHOLOGY)

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 COOK

Clinical Psychologist

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.

Dietetics

NINA MILLS

APD M.Diet M.HumNutr B.HealthSci GCert.HealthProm

Accredited Practising Dietitian and Certified Intuitive Eating Counsellor

Nina Mills is an Accredited Practising Dietitian and Certified Intuitive Eating Counsellor holding a Master of Dietetics, Master of Human Nutrition, Graduate Certificate in Health Promotion and Bachelor of Health Sciences. With a keen interest in a client-centred approach to nutrition and dietetics she has gone on to do extensive additional training in the Non-Diet Approach, Health At Every Size, Intuitive Eating and the areas of body image and eating competence.

 

Nina is a member of the Australia & New Zealand Academy for Eating Disorders, the Association for Size Diversity and Health and is a Health At Every Size Australia specialist. In her practice, she offers face-to-face and virtual nutrition counselling and online programs for adults with eating and body concerns ranging from chronic dieting to clinical eating disorders. She also enjoys empowering clients to manage medical conditions such as irritable bowel syndrome and polycystic ovarian syndrome using a weight inclusive, non-diet approach.

 

Nina uses the principles of Intuitive Eating and Health At Every Size to help people reconnect with their bodies, make food choices from a place of self-care and ultimately feel good eating™

Learn more about Nina’s services here

0468 323 737  or

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

 

CHAILLE BREUER

Clinical Psychologist

Child & Adolescent

SUZANNE MAGTANONG

currently available for assessment services only

RAVINI JAYAWARDENA

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

TESS TOKATLIDIS

Somatic Psychotherapist / Counsellor

0401 902 702 or

Tess has worked in the welfare sector for 28 years and has extensive experience in private practice as a somatic psychotherapist. 


She has additional comprehensive training from a wide variety of therapeutic perspectives including client centred counselling within a Christian framework.

 

Tess gently supports people in a safe and caring environment.  Her aim is to understand people and their patterns and to assist them to gain a stronger sense of who they are with clarity, stability and confidence in ways that are meaningful for them.

 

Tess works with individuals and couples.  She has extensive knowledge and experience supporting people who suffer from trauma, depression, self-esteem, anxiety, stress, abandonment and relationship issues.

P: (03) 9331 0039

F: (03) 9331 0069

112 Buckley St, Essendon VIC 3442, Australia

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