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

Jenna Laroque

Specialty:
Registered 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

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

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

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

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

Jacqui Bridge

Specialty:
Registered Psychologist

Jacqui has extensive training and experience in the health care industry. Initially training as a nurse, she then completed studies in naturopathy before moving into the field of psychology. This breadth of knowledge allows her to bring an integrative and holistic view to her practice, assisting her clients to transform their lives on many levels. Jacqui also has a particular interest in neurobiology and the emerging fields of epigenetics and psychoneuroimmunology, believing that understanding the mind-body connection is empowering, and provides a pathway for understanding the healing modalities offered. From this perspective Jacqui uses a combination of psychoeducation, cognitive practice, and mindfulness exercises to assist in the development of awareness, as well as a range of skills and practices that not only help you to heal, but to flourish. Over the last few years, Jacqui has been engaged as a Psychologist in both the public and private space, which has provided a wealth of experience of working with people experiencing mood disorders, anxiety, trauma, and chronic pain. Due to her own personal history of anxiety however, this has become an area of special interest.)

Qualifications:
BSc Psych (Hons)

Practices:

Ramsay Psychology Wollongong

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

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:

Northside Group Brookvale Consulting Suites
Northside Group

02 9433 6000

02 9433 6009

Cass Worpell

Specialty:
Registered Psychologist

Cass has a particular interest in the treatment and assessment of anxiety and depression, complex trauma, bereavement, and adjustment to change in adolescents and adults. Cass is also experienced in treating diagnosable disorders including mood disorders and personality disorders. Cass also enjoys assisting individuals in understanding sleep and regaining healthy sleep patterns.)

Qualifications:
BSc(Psych) MAPS MASRC

Practices:

Ramsay Psychology Charlestown

1300 171 715

1300 171 786

Anusha Ramchurn

Specialty:
Registered Psychologist

Anusha is a Registered Psychologist that works collaboratively with people as they move towards and go through change. She has been delivering Medicare-endorsed psychological services in Australia for over 6 years, working with individuals with anxiety, depression, PTSD, and substance dependence.)

Qualifications:
PhD (Cog. Neuroscience), MSc (Res.), MSc (Occ. Psy.), BSc Hons (Psy.)

Practices:

Ramsay Psychology St Leonards

1300 171 715

1300 171 786

Sinead Smith

Specialty:
Registered Psychologist

Sinead Smith is a Clinical Psychology Registrar who completed her Masters of Clinical Psychology at the University of Technology Sydney. In practice, Sinead adopts a collaborative approach to therapy, ensuring that treatment is indvidualised to suit the needs of each client. Whilst Sinead predominantly works with young people, she is also skilled in working with adults. Sinead has experience working with clients from varying backgrounds, ages, and presentations. She has delivered interventions in both individual and group formats for the treatment of anxiety, depression, personality disorders, emotion regulation difficulties, chronic pain, social concerns, and eating disorders. Sinead also currently works at Lakeside Clinic where she facilitates inpatient and day patient treatment programs, including DBT and Anxiety Management Groups. She has previously worked in Community Mental Health, Headspace, Northside Group St Leonards Clinic, Royal North Shore Hospital Pain Management and Research Centre, and The Eating Disorder Intensive Program for Adolescents in Sydney.)

Qualifications:
BPSYCH(HONS), MCLINPSYCH

Practices:

Ramsay Psychology Charlestown

1300 171 715

1300 171 786

Sheree Simpson

Specialty:
Registered Psychologist

Sheree has worked with a wide range of clients and their families over her 19 years as a registered psychologist. Eight of these years were spent in private practice, nine in the employment sector and five working with people with disabilities and their families. Sheree has also spent many years doing her own deep personal development work and is passionate about helping her clients find inner peace, confidence and improved relationships with themselves and others. Using her training from a diploma in couples and family therapy, Sheree helps individuals to identify unhelpful patterns in relationships and improve communication skills. She normally works with the individual but encourages the client to invite their partner into the session when needed. During her time in the employment sector, Sheree worked extensively to help people overcome work-related stress and personal barriers to find purposeful and meaningful employment.)

Qualifications:
Bach (Psych), Master (Psych), Dip of Individual, Couple & Family Therapy

Practices:

Ramsay Psychology Erina

1300 171 715

1300 171 786