Vanessa Bailey

Specialty:
Clinical Psychologist

Vanessa has extensive training and experience in the assessment, prevention and treatment of a wide variety of personal and mental health issues. )

Qualifications:
BSc (Hons), M.Clin. Psych

Practices:

Ramsay Clinic Northside

02 9433 1511

02 9433 3547

Angela Petrolo

Specialty:
Clinical Psychologist

Angela is a registered Clinical Psychologist with qualifications including a Bachelor of Commerce, Bachelor of Arts Criminology, Bachelor of Psychology (Honours) and a Masters of Clinical Psychology. Angela has a particular interest in working with adults and adolescents who have experienced complex trauma throughout their lives and, as such, struggle with chronic and complex mental health issues, including anxiety, depression, drug and alcohol use and personality disorder issues. Angela has extensive experience working in the field of trauma and drug and alcohol, in both residential and non-residential settings.)

Qualifications:
BCom, BA (Crim) BPsych (Hons), MAClinPsych

Practices:

Ramsay Psychology Wollongong

1300171715

1300 171 786

Jessica Carroll

Specialty:
Registered Psychologist

Jessica is a counselling psychologist who has extensive experience working with adults from diverse backgrounds in the tertiary sector and with private organisations supporting clients with health and wellbeing concerns. Her diverse training and experience enables her to assist her clients to deal with the various challenges in their lives and to make positive and practical choices that increase their wellbeing.)

Qualifications:
MA Psych, MGerontology, MAPS

Practices:

Ramsay Psychology St Leonards

1300 171 715

1300 171 786

Laura Meredith

Specialty:
Registered Psychologist

Laura is a registered psychologist with extensive experience working with adolescents and adults with complex needs. Laura has experience working with clients presenting with a variety of difficulties, including depression, anxiety, personality disorders, addictions, interpersonal conflict, emotion dysregulation, psychosis, suicidality, selfharming behaviours and trauma. Laura has worked extensively with dual diagnosis (mental health concerns and alcohol or other drug misuse) in inpatient rehabilitation, providing acute and long-term interventions. Laura has also worked in organisations providing assistance to individuals returning to work after psychological injuries. Laura has provided individual and group therapy to clients with diverse backgrounds, including those who identify as Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander, culturally and linguistically diverse and LGBTQ+. Laura uses a variety of therapeutic approaches, including; Cognitive Behavioural Therapy, Acceptance Commitment Therapy, Dialectical Behavioural Therapy, Schema Therapy, Brief Solutions Therapy, Interpersonal Therapy and Narrative Therapy. Laura has a holistic approach to counselling and uses her skills and experience to tailor her interventions to the needs of each of her clients. Laura is passionate about helping clients gain understanding around their difficulties and developing skills so they can lead fulfilling lives. Laura’s approach is warm, empathetic and non-judgmental.)

Qualifications:
BAPsych(Hons)

Practices:

Ramsay Psychology Wollongong

1300 171 715

1300 171 786

Jenna Laroque

Specialty:
Clinical Psychologist

Jenna Laroque is a passionate and empathetic psychologist who takes a strength-based approach to helping her clients reach their goals. She has experience working with children and adolescents, as well as young people and adults. Jenna believes that gaining a holistic understanding of ones’ context is key to facilitating change. As such, Jenna spends time building a genuine therapeutic relationship and collaboratively develops tangible and meaningful goals with clients.)

Qualifications:
BPsych (Hons), MPsych (Clin), MAPS

Practices:

Ramsay Psychology St Leonards

1300 171 715

1300 171 786

Judy Heyworth

Specialty:
Registered Psychologist

Judy is experienced in the assessment and treatment of a range of mood, personality and developmental disorders in children, adolescents and adults. Judy is fully registered with the Australian Health Practitioner Regulation Agency (AHPRA) and has extensive experience working across school, inpatient and outpatient hospital, residential care, disability service and support, and private settings. Judy has a special interest in improving emotion regulation for those with developmental trauma, low mood, dissociative disorders, anxiety, behavioural symptoms and grief, from school age children through to adolescents and adults. Regardless of the reason for seeking psychological support, Judy appreciates that every client and family is unique and deserves to have a treatment approach structured around their individual needs, strengths and personal values. Judy’s therapeutic style encompasses elements of DBT, Mindfulness, CBT, Art Therapy and Sensorimotor Psychotherapy to provide individualised support for every client.)

Qualifications:
B.ARTS (PSYCH) HONOURS, DIP. WAYAPA PRACTITIONER (ICT)

Practices:

Ramsay Psychology Charlestown

1300 171 715

1300 171 786

Rhyll Davey

Specialty:
Registered Psychologist

Rhyll aims to provide a space where people can open up in a safe place.  Using her knowledge, she can assist people with issues that may be holding them back.  A strength of Rhyll’s is her caring and calm approach.  She is committed to improving her client’s resilience and making connections with what is important in their lives. )

Qualifications:
BArts (Psych)(Hons)MPsych (Org) MCouns (Cli)

Practices:

Ramsay Psychology St Leonards

1300 171 715

1300 171 786

Andrew Wu

Specialty:
Registered Psychologist

Andrew is a both a counselling and organisational psychologist. His training and extensive experience in both domains allows him to innovate and integrate knowledge to assist his clients to transform their lives.)

Qualifications:
BA (Hons) Psych, MBA, MAPS

Practices:

Ramsay Psychology St Leonards

1300 171 715

1300 171 786

Melinda Barone

Specialty:
Registered Psychologist

Ms Barone was the Head of Psychology and Allied Health Manager at Mosman Private Hospital for 5 years and the Head of Psychology and Allied Health Manager for the Mental Health Services at the Northern Beaches Hospital for 2 years. Ms Barone is currently the Chief Psychologist for the Lady Davidson Hospital. She is also a Director and Principal Consultant Psychologist of Valeo Clinic and Mindlife Clinic.)

Qualifications:
BA (Psych) USYD, GD (Psych) USYD, AMAPS, TTS.

Practices:

Ramsay Psychology St Leonards

1300 171 715

1300 171 786

Sunila Supavadeeprasit

Specialty:
Registered Psychologist

Sunila has a PhD in Clinical Psychology. She believes that mental health recovery is a journey of healing and transformation and that a person should be able to live a meaningful life in a community of his or her choice. Therefore, recovery is a multi-faceted concept that include principles of self-direction, empowerment, holistic, nonlinear, strengths-based, respect, responsibility, support and hope. Sunila focuses primarily on using psychodynamic therapy to bring about lasting benefits through self-knowledge. Psychodynamic therapy focuses on the emotional roots of psychological suffering. It’s goal is to facilitate self-exploration, examine emotional blindspots, and understand relationship patterns. Additionally, Sunila uses other evidence-based therapies such as CBT, Schema Therapy, Acceptance and Commitment Therapy, and Dialectical Behaviour Therapy to assist people in understanding their psychological behaviour and in developing resilience. Sunila is also a SIRA accredited psychologist and can help with stress-related issues in the workplace. Additionally, Sunila has experience working with NDIS clients who may need mental health support.)

Qualifications:
Clinical Psychology, PhD

Practices:

Ramsay Psychology Wollongong

1300 171 715

1300 171 786

Sonja Kram

Specialty:
Clinical Psychologist

Sonja is an experienced Clinical Psychologist, Family Therapist and Psychology Board of Australia approved supervisor. Sonja believes in a strengths-based, wholistic approach to understand each individual’s unique talents, values and goals, as well as the personal, social, relational and contextual factors that are contributing to mental health, or other psychological struggles.)

Qualifications:
BA(Hons Psych), MClinPsych, PostGradDip Family Therapy

Practices:

Ramsay Psychology St Leonards

1300 171 715

1300 171 786

Jacqui Bridge

Specialty:
Registered Psychologist

Jacqui is a Registered Psychologist who provides evidence-based therapy to young adults, adults and older age individuals. Jacqui is using a combination of strategies that assist with the development of skills and practices that not only help people to heal, but to flourish. Jacqui has extensive training and experience in the health care industry, working as a Registered Nurse, then in Training and Development, before moving into the field of Psychology.)

Qualifications:
BSc Psych (Hons)

Practices:

Ramsay Psychology Wollongong

1300 171 715

1300 171 786

Sharon Cashel

Specialty:
Clinical Psychologist

Sharon is a Clinical Psychologist who is dedicated to working compassionately and collaboratively with individuals across the lifespan. She has experience working with clients presenting with a wide range of psychiatric, emotional and behavioural difficulties including Anxiety, Depression, Borderline Personality Disorder, Attention Deficit Hyperactive Disorder, Autism Spectrum Disorder, Eating Disorders, Trauma, Self-esteem, Self-Harm and Emotion Dysregulation. Sharon’s therapeutic approach is warm, empathic and non-judgemental. She is passionate about helping her clients gain an in-depth understanding of their difficulties and develop skills so that they can lead fulfilling lives.)

Qualifications:
B.A (Hons) Psych, MClinPsych

Practices:

Ramsay Psychology St Leonards

1300 171 715

1300 171 786

Nathan Warn

Specialty:
Registered Psychologist

Nathan is a Clinical Psychologist Registrar, currently completing his Ph.D in Clinical Psychology through the University of Newcastle. He is passionate about working collaboratively with clients from a holistic perspective, drawing on multiple therapeutic frameworks in order to best meet their individual needs. Nathan has experience working with individuals from various backgrounds and presenting with a wide range of mental health difficulties in both inpatient and outpatient settings. Nathan currently works at Lakeside Clinic where he provides individual therapy and facilitates inpatient mental health treatment groups, providing psychoeducation and skills based interventions for a wide range of difficulties including grief and loss, adjustment disorders, depression, anxiety, bipolar, PTSD, complex trauma, substance use, and personality disorders. Nathan is passionate about working from a multi-modal perspective, drawing on multiple therapeutic frameworks in order to best meet the individual needs of clients. Another of Nathan’s passions lies in martial arts, which he has practiced for more than 30 years. He has a special interest in how such pursuits can function as psychological protective factors, and how they may be used to augment traditional approaches in the treatment of complex mental health issues.)

Qualifications:
BA PSYCH (HONS); MPSYCH (CLINICAL)

Practices:

Ramsay Psychology Charlestown

1300 171 15

1300 171 786

Karlie Bush

Specialty:
Registered Psychologist

Karlie is a Registered Psychologist who, as well as working at Ramsay Psychology, also is currently working with vulnerable people in the community focusing largely on mood and anxiety disorders. She has had experience working with the Lifeline Clinic focusing on identifying and managing risk as well as mood disorders, grief and loss, anxiety disorders, and adjustment disorders. Karlie also has experience working with Autism Spectrum Disorder, specifically with younger children, primarily using Behavioural Therapy. Karlie works to facilitate meaningful and sustainable change with her clients. She does this through a variety of interventions such as: Cognitive Behavioural Therapy, Solution Focused Therapy, and Acceptance and Commitment Therapy. Karlie aims to help every client work towards improving their mental health, overcoming barriers, and achieving their goals.)

Qualifications:
BPsychSc(Hons), MProfPsy

Practices:

Ramsay Psychology Erina

1300 171 715

1300 171 786

Jo Roome

Specialty:
Clinical Psychologist

Jo is a Clinical Psychologist who seeks to improve the quality of life and well-being of her clients.  She strives to understand the people she sees through a compassionate, empathic and non-judgmental stance.)

Qualifications:
BA Psych (Hons), MPsych (Clinical), MBA (HR)

Practices:

Brookvale Consulting Suites

02 9433 6000

02 9433 6009

Molly Robbins

Specialty:
Clinical Psychologist

Molly is a Clinical Psychologist with over 20 years of experience treating a diverse range of mental health concerns in adults and adolescents. Molly has assisted clients experiencing a wide range of presentations including depression, anxiety, acute stress, trauma, grief, workplace issues, anger, parenting and relationship difficulties and health concerns related to injury, illness or disability. Molly has special interest and expertise in working with couples and delivering mental health group programs.)

Qualifications:
BSocSc (Psych), BAppSc (Hons), MCLPsych, MAPS, FCCLP

Practices:

Ramsay Psychology Benowa

1300 171 715

1300 171 786

Tara Cooper

Specialty:
Registered Psychologist

Tara is an experienced Psychologist who has worked with both adolescents and adults in a variety of clinical settings. She is passionate about assisting people to live an empowered values-based life. She uses an evidence-based approach that is tailored to individual client needs. Tara works with people with a wide range of presenting concerns including depression, anxiety, difficult life transitions, stress, eating and body image complaints and personal relationships difficulties.)

Practices:

Ramsay Psychology St Leonards

1300 171 715

1300 171 786

Krist Thomson

Specialty:
Registered Psychologist

Krist is a Registered Psychologist with early career interests in adult crisis intervention, childhood trauma, attachment, parenting strategies and family counselling.  More recently, her work has focussed on assisting adult clients with a range of presentations  including anxiety, mood and personality disorders in both individual and group settings. Krist has a genuine and warm approach to her therapeutic work, combining an evolutionary science-based perspective with traditional CBT, solution focussed, strengths-based, mindfulness and acceptance.  Personal empowerment is very important to Krist.  She believes the more awareness and understanding a person has about their thoughts, feelings and behaviours the more empowered they feel and better able to access inner resources. Krist is also an Allied Health Group Therapist at Berkeley Vale Private Hospital focusing on anxiety, managing mood disorders and providing one-on-one support. Krist is passionate about providing patient-centred care and has published on this topic in The Journal of Interprofessional Care (2015).)

Qualifications:
DipCouns, BPsych(Hons), MPPsych, MAPS

Practices:

Ramsay Psychology Erina

1300 171 715

1300 171 786

Karen Calabria

Specialty:
Clinical Psychologist

Karen is a Psychologist with a Doctorate in Clinical Psychology and has been working in the mental health setting for over 20 years. She has experience working with people aged 16 and over who have a wide variety of life problems. In addition to providing therapy to people with adjustment difficulties and mood disorders,)

Qualifications:
BSc(Hons)/BA DPsych

Practices:

Ramsay Psychology Charlestown

1300 171 715

1300 171 786