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General Psychologists

MICHELLE RENTINCK- GENERAL PSYCHOLOGIST

Areas of interest – Postnatal/antenatal Depression, anxiety, grief/loss, trauma & depression

 Therapeutic approaches – Acceptance and Commitment Therapy, Cognitive Behaviour Therapy,  Narrative Therapy & Person-Centred/Strengths based therapies

Michelle is passionate about creating a safe place for people to explore their issues.  She has 20+ years experience working in private practice and prior to this working for the Department of Education as a school Psychologist and the Department of Human Services on their behaviour intervention team.

*Due to a high caseload, Michelle is currently unable to take on new clients.

MITCHAM | TELEHEALTH

DEBORAH MERRITT - GENERAL PSYCHOLOGIST

Areas of interest – Deb’s interests lie with her clients, regardless of their clinical presentation

 Therapeutic approaches – Acceptance and Commitment Therapy, Cognitive Behavioural Therapy, Motivational Interviewing, Play Therapy and Hypnosis

Deb is passionate about mental health and adopts an eclectic approach which is collaboratively designed to suit a diverse range of clients. She is an Associate Member of the Australian Psychological Society (APS), currently serving as the secretary of the Outer Eastern Melbourne branch. 

*Due to a high caseload, Deb is currently unable to take on new clients. 

CROYDON | LILYDALE | BORONIA | TELEHEALTH

HIROMI KAWAHARA - GENERAL PSYCHOLOGIST

Areas of interest – Depression, relationship issues, identity, adjustment issues, anxiety and spiritual quests

Therapeutic approaches – Interpersonal Therapy, Cognitive Behaviour Therapy and Acceptance and Commitment Therapy

Hiromi has been working in the mental health field for approximately 15 years and applies therapeutic techniques with flexibility. She can also conduct sessions in Japanese.

*Due to a high caseload, Hiromi is currently unable to take on new clients.

BORONIA | TELEHEALTH

MEGAN DOWNALL - GENERAL PSYCHOLOGIST

Areas of interest –  Eating disorders, relationship issues, anxiety, depression, trauma and post-traumatic stress disorder

Therapeutic approaches – Person-centred, Strengths-based approaches, Cognitive Processing Therapy, Mindfulness and Cognitive Behaviour Therapy

Megan has worked in the mental health field for 4+ years including crisis support and research. She works with a range of personal challenges.

*Due to a high caseload, Megan is currently unable to take on new clients.


BORONIA | LILYDALE | TELEHEALTH

GREG WORLEY - GENERAL PSYCHOLOGIST

Areas of interest – Anxiety, depression, trauma and grief/loss


Therapeutic approaches – Acceptance and Commitment Therapy, Emotion Focused Therapy, Trauma-informed care, Relationship counselling and Mindfulness

Greg is passionate about helping people reach their full potential. He has 20+ years experience working in private practice. Prior he worked many years in senior roles in Human Resource Development and Management.

MITCHAM | TELEHEALTH

SUSAN HAERTEL - GENERAL PSYCHOLOGIST

Areas of interest – Grief, bipolar disorder, ADHD/Autism, adjustment issues, trauma, child abuse/neglect, ageing and carer issues

Therapeutic approaches – Family Systems, Play Therapy, Psychodynamic Therapy, Mindfulness and Rogerian Therapy

Susan has extensive experience working in the community and in welfare and disability sectors. She has commenced a Masters in Forensic Psychology and Criminology.  

*Due to a high caseload, Susan is currently unable to take on new clients.  

MITCHAM | CROYDON | TELEHEALTH

ROBERT ELLERY - GENERAL PSYCHOLOGIST

Areas of interest – Anxiety, depression, phobias, grief, conflict resolution, anger management and child/school based concerns

  
Therapeutic approaches – Cognitive Behavioural Therapy, Rational Emotive Therapy, Narrative Therapy and Focused Brief Therapy

Robert has 35+ years experience working in a range of mental health settings. He is a keen advocate of emotional intelligence as a strong factor affecting confidence and ability.

*Due to a high caseload, Robert is currently unable to take on new clients.

MITCHAM

MIGUEL BARREIRO - GENERAL PSYCHOLOGIST

Areas of interest –  Marital Therapy and Family Therapy

Therapeutic approaches – Dialectical Behaviour Therapy, Acceptance and Commitment Therapy, Positive Psychology, Interpersonal therapy and Mindfulness.

Miguel has over 20 years of experience working with individuals, couples and families. His approach is specifically selected to match individual client needs. He can also conduct sessions in Spanish.

BORONIA | LILYDALE | MITCHAM

ILDI SZANTO - GENERAL PSYCHOLOGIST

Areas of interest – Self-esteem issues, anxiety, relationship issues, grief, depression, stress and adjustment issues

 
Therapeutic approaches – Schema Therapy, Interpersonal Therapy, Positive Psychology, Neuropsychotherapy and Mindfulness

Ildi has extensive experience providing counselling to individuals across a range of client needs. She tailors her therapeutic approach to the needs of the client.

MITCHAM | CROYDON

VANESSA RANKCOM - CLINICAL PSYCHOLOGIST

Areas of interest – Anxiety, phobias, depression, panic disorder, life transitions, workplace stress and relationship issues 

Therapeutic approaches – Acceptance and Commitment Therapy, Schema Therapy, Cognitive Behaviour Therapy and Mindfulness

Vanessa has experience working with a broad variety of client presentations from adolescents through to the elderly.  

*Due to a high caseload, Vanessa is currently unable to take on new clients.

LILYDALE | TELEHEALTH

ALEXANDRA AUGUSTINE - CLINICAL PSYCHOLOGIST

Areas of interest – Sexual dysfunction, anxiety, depression and desire disorders in individuals and couples

  
Therapeutic approaches – Cognitive Behaviour Therapy emphasising collaborative client-centred treatment

Alex is passionate about helping people change their lives for the better; she believes that anyone can reach their full potential and make positive changes when given the tools to do so.

*Due to a high caseload, Alex is currently unable to take on new clients. 

MITCHAM | CROYDON

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