Dr. Elizabeth Seeley-Wait
Clinical Psychologist; EdM (Harvard), MS (ClinPsych), PhD (ClinPsych)
Elizabeth Seeley-Wait is a clinical psychologist and internationally published researcher. Elizabeth holds several degrees including a Masters degree and PhD in Clinical Psychology (University of Massachusetts) and a Masters degree in Human Development (Harvard University). In 2007, she was selected to spend a year furthering her experience as a Fellow at the Department of Psychiatry at Yale University. She has particular expertise in working with children, adolescents and families, and has been treating people of all ages for over 15 years.
Elizabeth has presented in many seminars and conferences in national and international forums and has been invited to become an Honorary Fellow at Macquarie University. Elizabeth is also published in a number of scientific journals and is active in research and community health projects. She is passionate about working with children of all ages, adolescents and families in a manner that is evidence-based yet tailored for the individual. She is the principal of The Children’s Psychology Clinic.
Ms. Anne Monteiro
Psychologist; BA(Psych), MA(Psych), MAPS
Ms Anne Monteiro holds a Bachelor of Arts in Psychology from the University of New South Wales and a Master of Arts in Psychology from the University of Sydney. She has worked as a psychologist for over 20 years. Anne has been employed in both schools and community services.
Anne has a special interest in providing psychological interventions for children, adolescents and adults experiencing depression and anxiety. Some of her areas of expertise include the treatment of anxiety, bipolar disorder, depression, grief and loss.
Anne’s therapeutic style is warm, empathic, and compassionate. Her techniques are evidence-based and adapted to meet the needs of the individual. Anne works with children of all ages, adolescents and families.
Dr. Ashlen San Letho
Clinical Psychologist; BSc(Psych)(Hons), DClinPsych / MSc
Ashlen San Letho focuses on providing a warm and secure relationship with each of her clients in order to support them in achieving the most therapeutic change. She is dedicated to being a stable base from which her clients are empowered to apply their strengths to the challenges in their lives, find meaning and direction, and be their most effective.
Ashlen is a registered psychologist, holding an Honours degree in Psychology from Macquarie University and has completed the combined Doctor of Clinical Psychology and Master of Science degree at the University of Sydney. She has experience working with adolescents and adults in a variety of clinical, hospital, and community settings, including the Royal North Shore Hospital Child and Youth Mental Health Service, the University of Technology Student Services, and the Bankstown Anxiety Clinic at Bankstown-Lidcombe Hospital.
Ashlen works with adolescents (13-19 years of age) and with adults. Skilled in a range of approaches including Cognitive Behavioural Therapy (CBT), Dialectical Behaviour Therapy (DBT), and Schema Therapy, Ashlen is able to tailor treatment to the specific needs of each person. She is particularly interested in working from a psychodynamic and attachment-based perspective, in order to help her clients understand and modify unhelpful relational patterns. When working with teenage clients, Ashlen focuses on providing a space where they are able to reflect and grow, whilst also assisting parents with ways of supporting their teenager at home.
Mrs. Colleen Murphy
Psychologist; BPsyc(Hons), Masters (ClinPsych)(Cand.), PhD (CogSci)(Cand.)
Colleen Murphy has an Honours degree in Psychology from the University of New England. She has completed a Masters degree in Clinical Psychology and has commenced a PhD in Cognitive Science at Macquarie University. Colleen focuses on using evidence-based treatments to treat psychological problems such as depression, grief, anxiety, psychosis, trauma, life stage adjustment problems, parenting, attachment and drug and alcohol problems.
She has specific interests in treating those affected by trauma and working with children and adolescents. Colleen works primarily within a cognitive behavioural framework, and has completed advanced training in Cognitive Behavioural Therapy (CBT). Colleen is an insightful and dedicated therapist, who works to empower clients to better deal with their stresses and difficulties.
Colleen focuses her work with children ages 12 and up and adolescents
Ms. Rebekah Langberg
Psychologist; BPsych (Hons), MPsych (Clinical)
Rebekah Langberg is a registered psychologist with a First Class Honours degree and a Masters degree in Clinical Psychology from Macquarie University. She has completed training in assessment and treatment of depression and anxiety disorders across the lifespan.
Rebekah has experience working with children and adolescents with learning difficulties, AD/HD, behavioural problems, social skills, study stress, procrastination, depression and anxiety as well as providing support and education for parents. She is experienced in administering psychological assessments, including IQ testing, academic testing and tests of attention. Rebekah aims to provide a collaborative approach to well-being, including working with the child, parents, other health care professionals and teachers to provide the best outcome for the child and enhance their resilience.
Rebekah sees children of all ages for assessment enquiries.
Mr. Andrew McPherson
Psychologist; BS (Psych) (Hons), M (ClinPsych), MAPS
Andrew McPherson holds a Masters degree in Clinical Psychology, and a First Class Honours degree in Psychological Science from the Australian College of Applied Psychology, where he was awarded the medal for Outstanding Academic Achievement. Whilst undertaking his psychology degrees he worked as a psychiatric nurse in the private health sector. He is currently working part-time at a psychiatric hospital in the Drug and Alcohol inpatient and outpatient setting.
Andrew is trained in Cognitive Behavioural Therapy (CBT), and also incorporates other evidence-based psychological interventions including Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT), and Dialectical Behavioural Therapy (DBT). Andrew adopts a non-judgemental and supportive attitude in clinical practice, aiming to provide adaptable and effective treatment methods to a wide range of people.
Andrew works with adolescents (from the age of 13) and with adults. Andrew adopts a client centred to approach to working with adolescents using evidence-based interventions. He also incorporates a collaborative manner working with both parents and adolescents to achieve their desired outcomes.
Dr. Naomi Halls
Clinical Psychologist; ASCM, BA, Grad. Dip. Psy (Distinction), B.Soc. Sci. (Honours), MPhil, Doctor of Psychology
Naomi Halls is a clinical psychologist with a Bachelor of Arts from Macquarie University, a Graduate Diploma of Psychology (Distinction) and an Honours degree in the Bachelor of Social Science (Psychology) program. Naomi also has completed a Masters and Doctorate in Psychology (Clinical).
Naomi has a special interest in providing psychological interventions for children, adolescents and adults experiencing a range of difficulties including grief, trauma, anger, bereavement, anxiety, depression, perfectionism, self-harm, early onset psychosis and relationship problems. She is particularly experienced in providing coaching strategies to manage exam performance anxiety and study skills and stress management, especially for Year 11 and 12 students.
Naomi’s therapeutic style is warm, empathic and compassionate. Her techniques are evidence-based and adapted to meet the needs of the individual. She currently divides her professional life between her work in private practice, her work in paediatric oncology at Westmead Children’s Hospital and teaching and examining flute.
Naomi sees children (from ages 3 up) and adolescents.
Clinical Psychologist BA(Hons); MPsychol; MAPS
Dianne is a fully registered Clinical Psychologist and specialist Medicare provider with over 15 years experience in adolescent and adult mental health. She has worked in a variety of tertiary-level mental health settings, both in the public and private health sectors including the Acute Adolescent Unit at Redbank House, Coral Tree Family Service and Youth off The Streets. She is a published researcher and has presented at many conferences and seminars. She has also been an invited speaker on HSC stress management at many Sydney high schools.
She uses a variety of evidence-based treatment modalities, tailored to the individual’s needs including cognitive behavioural therapy, Schema Therapy, and Acceptance and Commitment Therapy. She is a committed and compassionate therapist with particular areas of interest in adolescent mental health, parenting strategies, stress management, CBT for first episode psychosis, and anxiety and mood disorders in adolescents and adults.
Dianne enjoys working with parents who wish to get help around parenting and sees children, adolescents from 12 years old, as well as adults.
Psychologist; BPsych (Hons), M (ClinPsych), PhD (ClinPsych) (Cand.)
Adele Stavropoulos holds an Honours degree in Psychology from the University of New South Wales. She has completed a Masters degree in Clinical Psychology and is undertaking a PhD in Clinical Psychology at the University of Technology Sydney. Adele has gained clinical experience in a range of settings including the public health sector (Westmead Hospital), university clinics (UTS Psychology Clinic), non-government organisations (NSW Service for the Treatment and Rehabilitation of Torture and Trauma Survivors) and research clinics specialising in trauma (Traumatic Stress Clinic and Refugee Trauma and Recovery Program UNSW).
Adele is experienced in the evidenced based assessment and treatment of a range of clinical presentations including mood disorders, anxiety disorders, trauma and stressor related disorders, feeding and eating disorders, adjustment difficulties, grief and loss, health related problems, and behavioural problems. While Adele primarily uses Cognitive Behavioural Therapy (CBT), she integrates other approaches including Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT), Dialectical Behaviour Therapy (DBT), and Mindfulness- integrated Cognitive Behaviour Therapy (MiCBT).
Adele is a warm and approachable clinician who strives to create a safe and comfortable therapeutic environment. She works with children of all ages, adolescents, families, and adults.
Mr. Paul Kallaras
Educational and Developmental Psychologist; BSc(Psych), PGDipPsych, MPsych(Ed&Dev), MAPS, MCEDP
Paul is an Educational and Developmental Psychologist, fully registered with the Australian Health Practitioner Regulation Agency (AHPRA) and the Psychology Board of Australia. He is a full member of the Australian Psychological Society (APS) and the APS College of Educational and Developmental Psychologists. Paul is a graduate of the University of Sydney and University of Western Sydney, having completed a Bachelor of Science (Psychology), Postgraduate Diploma in Psychology, and Master of Educational and Developmental Psychology. His notable achievements during his studies include being named in the College of Arts, Education, and Social Sciences Dean’s Merit List and being inducted as a member of the Golden Key International Honour Society in 2009.
Paul has extensive experience working with children, adolescents, and their families. He has worked for numerous years as a school counsellor and within allied health teams assessing children and adolescents with sensory impairments and other complex needs. He has had roles in assessing children for research studies, and in crisis intervention/counselling. Paul has presented at national and international conferences on a range of topics, including building resilience, positive behaviour support, and psychometric assessment with children who have complex needs.
Paul is warm and genuine in his approach, working within evidence-based frameworks in order to achieve best outcomes for the individuals he works with. Paul sees children, adolescents, and adults of all ages.
Ms. Stephanie Bath
Practice Manager; BAPsych(Hons), Dip Prof Pract Mgt (cand.)
Stephanie Bath holds a First Class Honours degree in Psychology, and is currently undertaking a Diploma of Professional Practice Management through the University of New England. She has been working at The Children’s Psychology Clinic as practice manager since 2014.
Stephanie is passionate about matching children and adolescents with psychologists based on age, gender, culture, temperament (shy or outgoing) and your instinct as a parent in matching him/her with a psychologist.