Clinicians

Our clinicians offer specialised treatment for a wide range of issues.
Steve Bicknell | Registered Psychologist

Steve is a Registered Psychologist with 15+ years’ experience working with adults, adolescents and children. Steve has a Bachelor of Psychology (Arts), a Graduate Diploma in Psychology, and is a Board Approved Supervisor with AHPRA.

Steve has spent the last 12 years working with Juvenile Justice, and has also worked in educational, mental health and disability settings. Steve has worked in private practice in a part time capacity since early 2017.

Steve’s particular interests and skills include working with trauma and PTSD, anxiety, depression, emotional regulation, behaviour management, acute stress, parenting, substance abuse and divorce and child custody disputes. Whilst much of his history is working with severe and complex presentations, Steve has vast experience with a wide array of clients, presenting with all manner of concerns. Steve’s friendly and easy going nature helps clients to feel comfortable and confident in a therapeutic environment.

Steve utilises cognitive behavioural therapy in his counselling, as well as psychodynamic principles, solution focussed, dialectical behaviour and acceptance and commitment therapy. He is also trained in trauma focussed cognitive behavioural therapy, has extensive experience in group therapy and training staff and parents.

 

Vienna Bramston | Accredited Dietitian

Vienna has a gentle and warm nature, with a special interest in working with adolescents and young adults. Utilising a client-centred approach, Vienna assists clients in meeting their needs for life-long wellbeing. Please refer to the website below for booking nquiries:

 

Tahn Daly | Clinical Psychologist

Tahn is Clinical Psychologist with 20 years’ experience working with children, adolescents, families, adults and couples. She has worked in several clinical settings in both the public and private sectors.

She specialises in treating eating disorders, treatment for child and adolescent mental health presentations, trauma, and relationship difficulties within the family or couple.

Tahn uses evidence-based therapies. Interventions are drawn from Cognitive Behavioural Therapy, Dialectical Behaviour Therapy, Family Based Therapy (for the treatment of eating disorders), as well as systemic and psychotherapeutic modalities. She has also undertaken additional training in family and couples therapy.

Tahn holds a Master of Clinical Psychology degree, a Graduate Diploma of Family Therapy, and Graduate Diploma in Psychotherapy. She is also a member of the Australian Psychological Society (MAPS) and a member of the College of Clinical Psychologists.

 

Robyn Dery | Accredited Dietician

Robyn Dery is an Accredited Practicing Dietitian and Nutritionist, graduating from Monash University in Melbourne. She has also completed Bachelor of Applied Science and Certificate of Paediatric Nutrition and Dietetics.

Robyn has working in a variety of settings, both internationally and domestically. These
include being the paediatric dietitian at North Middlesex Hospital in London, nutritionist in
an outpatient Eating Disorder Clinic in Arizona, USA, general acute and outpatient dietitian
in a rural hospital, and dietitian to the Eating Disorder Clinic at Royal Melbourne Hospital,
Wesley Hospital and most recently Northside West Clinic.

Robyn works with her clients to navigate evidence based practices and nutrition
information to identify health changes that are meaningful and relevant to her clients.

Nadi Fernando | Clinical Psychologist

Nadi Fernando is a Clinical Psychologist who has experience working with children, adolescents, and their families.  She adopts a developmental and trauma-informed approach that is tailored to the individual and utilises evidence-based interventions including Cognitive Behavioural Therapy (CBT) and Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT).  Nadi strives to provide psychological care that makes her clients feel heard, accepted, safe, and supported.

Nadi’s special areas of interest include supporting young people from diverse backgrounds (including cultural and social), and those affected by chronic and complex health conditions.  In addition to her private practice work, Nadi works part-time as a Clinical Psychologist in Adolescent Medicine at The Children’s Hospital at Westmead.

Nadi completed her undergraduate training at Macquarie University, and her postgraduate studies (Master of Clinical Psychology) at The University of Canberra.

Dr Siobhan Kelly | Clinical Psychologist

Dr Siobhan Kelly has extensive clinical experience working with adolescents and adults experiencing a wide range of difficulties, including complex and long-standing difficulties.

Siobhan spent 8 years working in KK Women’s & Children’s Hospital in Singapore, where she was the clinical lead for Adolescent Psychology Services. In this role she was involved in developing a number of clinical services including the Child & Adolescent Eating Disorder programme, the weight management programme, and a number of group-based programs for adolescents experiencing significant emotional difficulties.

Siobhan’s adolescent areas of expertise include eating disorders, depression, self-harm, anxiety (including OCD), weight management, and school stress.  She also has an interest in working with adults who are experiencing depression, anxiety, low self-esteem, work-stress and relationship difficulties. Siobhan believes in a collaborative and flexible approach, that focuses on building a strong therapeutic alliance and tailoring treatment approaches to the specific needs of individuals or families. Her time in Singapore means that she also has experience working across a culturally and linguistically diverse population and understands the importance of respecting individual and family cultural needs when approaching therapy.

Siobhan completed her clinical training at the University of Sydney. She is skilled in delivering a range of evidence-based interventions, including Family Based Therapy for Eating Disorders, Cognitive-Behaviour Therapy (CBT), Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT), Dialectical Behaviour Therapy (DBT) and Schema Therapy.  

 

 

Dr Andrew Kennedy | Paediatrician & Adolescent Physician

Dr Andrew Kennedy is a General Paediatrician and Adolescent and Young Adult Medicine Physician. He is passionate about young people’s health and enjoys helping children and teenagers manage a variety of complex health issues.  His approach is to look at all aspects of health: physical, mental and social and to put the young person at the centre of the consultation, however the family will also be extensively involved. Teenagers and older patients will be seen for part of the consultation on their own, if they are comfortable with that, whereas younger children will be seen with parents. Young adults (over 18) of course have the option of attending on their own.

In 2018 he was officially credentialed in the newly created specialty of Adolescent and Young Adult Medicine (AYAM) through the Royal Australasian College of Physicians (RACP) due to his longstanding experience in the field making him one of the first paediatricians in Australia to be so recognised. He previously held leadership roles in the Adolescent Medicine departments in Children’s Hospitals in Sydney, Melbourne and Perth and was the Clinical Director Adolescent Health in Justice Health NSW until April 2017. He was Vice President of the Australian Association for Adolescent Health (AAAH) from 2012 – 2016 and chair of the Adolescent and Young Adult Health Committee at the Royal Australasian College of Physicians (RACP) 2013 – 2016.  He has published more than a dozen research papers and authored several book chapters on adolescent health as well as presenting on the topic of youth health at conferences locally and internationally.

His areas of specialty interest include:

  • ATTENTION DEFICIT HYPERACTIVITY DISORDER (ADHD), LEARNING and BEHAVIOUR PROBLEMS
  • POST VIRAL/CHRONIC FATIGUE SYNDROME
  • DEPRESSION and ANXIETY
  • CHRONIC ILLNESS
  • SCHOOL ATTENDANCE ISSUES
  • CHRONIC PAIN AND SOMATAFORM DISORDERS
  • HIGH RISK TEENAGERS
  • EATING DISORDERS
  • AUTISM SPECTRUM DISORDER
  • GENDER DYSPHORIA

Further information can be found at www.drandrewkennedy.com

 

 

Eirini Lammi | Psychologist

Eirini is a psychologist with 20 years’ experience with a calm, confident, and professional manner providing psychological services to individuals in Sydney and via telehealth. Eirini’s clinical experience includes working with children and adults of all ages who are experiencing challenges in areas including anxiety, mood and depression, trauma, relationships, personality, self-esteem, and adjustment to challenging life events. She uses a client-centred approach to therapy, drawing on evidence-based intervention from cognitive behavioural therapy (CBT), acceptance and commitment therapy (ACT), trauma-informed therapy, and emotion focused approaches.

Eirini specialises in conducting comprehensive clinical and psychometric assessments including developmental, cognitive, and educational assessments, ADHD and autism spectrum disorder (ASD) assessments. She delivers an individualized approach to interpretating data and practical strategies to support meaningful outcomes.

Eirini is currently completing postgraduate studies in a Master of Clinical Psychology degree and holds a Master of Counselling Psychology degree, Postgraduate Graduate Certificates in Organisational Psychology and Business Administration, and a Bachelor of Education.

For appointment enquiries, please contact Eirini on: 

eirini@eirinilammi.com.au

Bronwyn Lee | Registered Psychologist

Bronwyn Lee is a Registered Psychologist who has experience working with children, adolescents and their families within the school setting, private practice, group setting and community mental health. She is passionate about providing warmth and unconditional positive regard in the therapeutic space assisting individuals to find sustainable solutions to manage their emotional and interpersonal problems. Bronwyn has experience providing intervention for various psychological issues including anxiety, depression, panic symptoms, low self- esteem, academic stress and emotional dysregulation. Bronwyn is a skilled therapist using evidence- based intervention such as Cognitive Behavioural Therapy (CBT), Acceptance Commitment Therapy (ACT) and Solution Focused Therapy (SFT) with an empathetic emphasis on cultivating change alongside an individual at their pace.

Bronwyn has completed her undergraduate training with Charles Sturt University and postgraduate training through Macquarie University.

 

Kerrie Macalister| Registered Psychologist

Kerrie Macalister is a Registered Psychologist with experience working with adults, adolescents and children.  She specialises in depression, anxiety, addiction, post-traumatic stress disorder and presentations involving significant emotional dysregulation. Kerrie has worked with individuals and groups in outreach services, community based mental health and private practice. She is committed to creating a safe, supportive, and respectful environment that enables people to feel authentically seen and heard.

Kerrie is a skilled therapist using evidence-based therapies such as Cognitive Behavioural Therapy and Dialectical Behaviour Therapy. She completed her undergraduate training with Sydney University and completed her postgraduate training through Macquarie University.

Clara Morchio| Clinical Psychologist

Clara believes in creating a therapeutic space that allows clients to explore what is important to them and engage in therapy on their terms. She has experience delivering therapy in a range of private and community health settings.

Clara has a special interest in helping adults and young people with eating problems using Cognitive-Behaviour Therapy Enhanced for Eating Disorders (CBT-E) and helping parents of young children with oppositional/defiant behaviours using Integrated Family Intervention by Dadds & Hawes. Clara is also trained in Cognitive-Behaviour Therapy (CBT), Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT), Trauma-Focused Cognitive-Behaviour Therapy (TF-CBT), and Narrative Therapy.

Clara completed her master of clinical psychology at Western Sydney University.

Dr Jessica Poon| Paediatrician

Dr Jessica Poon is a Consultant General Paediatrician and Fellow of the Royal Australasian College of Physicians.  She graduated from the Australian National University and completed her paediatric training with the Sydney Children’s Hospitals Networks, working at Childrens Hospital Westmead as the Adolescent Fellow in the final year of her training.  Jessica has also completed a Masters of Public Health through the University of Sydney and has contributed to the education of future generations of doctors as a lecturer for the Masters of Medicine (Paediatric Medicine) and Junior Medical Staff teaching at both campuses of the Sydney Childrens Hospital Network.

Jessica believes in having an evidence-based and a patient and family centred approach when planning the care for her patients.  She recognises the importance of the young person, their family and all health professionals working together collaboratively to achieve the best possible care for her patients.

She is currently working as a Paediatrician in Adolescent Medicine at Sydney Childrens’ Hospital and in private practice.  She is available to see children and adolescents of all ages.  Her particular interests include Eating Disorders and managing adolescents with chronic and complex health needs.

 

Dr Martine Prunty | Clinical Psychologist

Dr Martine Prunty is a Clinical Psychologist with 15 years’ experience working with adults, children and adolescents. She specialises in depression, anxiety, eating disorders, perinatal psychology and adjustment to chronic health issues. Martine has worked in hospitals in both inpatient and outpatient settings, as well as in private practice. She works with respect and compassion for her clients, allowing them to feel safe in sharing their experiences. Martine has a warm, empathic approach in helping clients to gain insight about their emotional difficulties.

 

Martine holds a Doctorate in Clinical Psychology and a PhD whereby she developed and validated a decision aid for women with Multiple Sclerosis to help them make family planning choices. She uses evidence-based therapies such as Cognitive Behavioural Therapy, Acceptance and Commitment Therapy and Family-Based Treatment for Eating Disorders. 

 

Dr Amy-Lee Sesel | Clinical Psychologist

Dr Amy-Lee Sesel is a Clinical Psychologist who is passionate about making a difference to the lives of children and young people struggling with mental health difficulties. She has experience delivering individual and family therapy in a range of community, school and hospital settings, including The Sydney Children’s Hospital Randwick and The Children’s Hospital at Westmead.

Amy-Lee has a special interest in health psychology and is trained in a number of evidence-based interventions including Cognitive-Behaviour Therapy, Dialectical Behaviour Therapy, and Family-Based Treatment for Anorexia Nervosa. She is committed to working with her clients using a warm, caring and collaborative approach.

Amy-Lee completed her PhD and master in clinical psychology at the University of Sydney.

 

Dr Adnan Younus | Consultant Psychiatrist

Dr Younus is a General Adult psychiatrist and he provides comprehensive assessment and treatment services, working collaboratively with General Practitioners, family and/or carers to optimise functioning and recovery.  He has interests in depression, bipolar, anxiety disorder, post-traumatic stress disorder, OCD, adult ADHD, complex trauma disorder, personality disorder, first episode psychosis and early intervention in psychotic and non-psychotic disorder.

Dr Younus is a Clinical Associate Lecturer at the University of Sydney and actively participates in teaching and research.

 

Special interests:

  • Adult Psychiatry
  • Youth mental health
  • Early intervention in psychosis and non-psychotic disorders
  • Adult ADHD
  • Eating Disorders
  • Age 16 years and over

 

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