Our psychologists with a focus on Mental Health Disorders

Louise Kelly

Louise is a passionate registered psychologist with extensive experience working with clients at times of difficulty and crisis. With a background in education, Louise enjoys facilitating mental health literacy programs aimed at developing practical skills to navigate life’s challenges. Louise uses Cognitive Behavioural Therapy (CBT), Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT), and Dialectical Behavior Therapy (DBT), to help clients address a variety of psychological challenges.

Dr Nikki Penhaligon

Nikki holds a Bachelor of Psychological Science (with Honours) and a PhD. She has been practising as a Psychologist for over 15 years. She has extensive experience working in the university context, including roles supporting the mental health and career development needs of students and as a Lecturer. Nikki has worked with adult clients in areas including but not limited to anxiety, depression, loss, relationship challenges and life transitions. She has a special interest in supporting mothers in the perinatal period and has completed specialist training in Perinatal Mental Health.

Lee McGregor

Lee holds a Master's degree in Applied Psychology. Lee works with people who are experiencing, anxiety, depression, low self-esteem, family related problems, developmental trauma, relationship difficulties, relational trauma, and adult ADHD.  Lee works with adults, utilising a psychodynamic approach as well as an integration of other therapies, including CBT and Family Systems. 

Shelley Phillips

Shelley Phillips is a registered Psychologist with 18-years experience working to support clients within organisational and counselling psychology. She aims to support mental health and wellbeing via her warm, caring and evidence-based approach.

Gregory Dean

Greg is an Endorsed Counselling Psychologist who has worked in counselling and psychotherapy for over thirty years. He works with people to assist them to live better with the effects of trauma, depression, anxiety and family of origin issues in their lives.

Rita Mesch

Rita is a registered teacher and counselling psychologist who is dedicated to provide support and psychotherapy for a diverse range of issues including depression, anxiety, trauma, stress, grief, life transitions and relationship issues.

Beth Keane

Beth is a registered Psychologist who has a passion for growth and development. She applies the principles of positive psychology and utilises strengths and values-based approaches when working with clients to achieve enhanced wellbeing. Beth supports clients experiencing Anxiety, Depression, Trauma, Vicarious Trauma, Stress and Burnout and Career Development.