Dr. Jessica Swain.

Jes

PhD (Clin Psych); MPsych (Work & Org); BPsych (Hons); MAPS

Principal / Clinical & Organisational Psychologist
Registration No: PSY0001485883

Jessica is a vivacious Clinical and Organisational Psychologist with 10 years’ experience working across the community health, primary care, defence, & corporate psychology sectors. With a true passion for engaging with people on a human level, Jessica proactively facilitates the identification of innovative pathways to circumvent problematic patterns, and negotiate challenging life circumstances.

Fostering positive self-growth and sustainable change, Jessica assists people to unleash their potential, and move towards a more colourful future. Whether it be that life circumstances have pushed you to struggle to recognise the version of you that you see in the mirror, or longer-standing “stuck points” at work/home/in relationships; Jessica will work with you to identify your strengths, to find (with gentle humour) your shortcomings, and to channel this to enable recalibration, and achieve more purposeful living.

Jessica has been actively involved in assessment, diagnosis, and treatment of people with a wide range of concerns including:

  • • Anxiety disorders / anxiety
  • • Posttraumatic stress
  • • Depression and mood disorders
  • • Anger problems
  • • Self-esteem / wellbeing issues
  • • Stress
  • • Eating disorders / weight management
  • • Relationship & family problems
  • • Workplace difficulties
  • • Alcohol and drug problems
  • • Grief and loss
  • • Adjustment issues

In addition to working in her own private practice over the past 6 years, Jessica has completed a clinical PhD focused on the assessment and treatment of anxiety disorders, and has several associated journal publications. She is committed to ongoing professional development, as well as fostering positive growth of the psychology profession.

Jessica takes a collaborative approach to therapy. She employs a range approaches, focusing on evidence-based practice, tailored to meet individual disorder and population-specific requirements. These originate from cognitive behavioural therapy, acceptance and commitment therapy, dialectical behaviour therapy, interpersonal psychotherapy, and schema therapy. She is responsive and collaborative with referrers and is readily available for case consultations to support improved patient outcomes.




Dr. Madeleine Ferrari.

Madeleine

DPsych (Clinical); BPsych (Hons); MAPS

Clinical Psychologist Contractor
Registration No: PSY0001409917

Madeleine is a registered clinical psychologist and member of the Australian Psychological Society. She has experience in hospitals and private clinics working with clients across the lifespan, from young children to older adults. Madeleine is particularly interested in anxiety and mood disorders, and is passionate about working with clients to move beyond their distress, to lead a more fulfilling and value-driven life.

Madeleine is also a clinical psychology lecturer at Australian Catholic University, lecturing across a range of psychology units and supervising Honours and Masters psychology students. Her research focuses on understanding self-compassion, a healthy way of relating to ourselves in times of pain or distress. Madeleine is currently running research clinical trials across many schools and hospitals in Sydney. She is published in peer-reviewed international journals in clinical and health psychology, and maintains an active research profile.

Madeleine is experienced in the conduct of assessment, diagnosis, and treatment of clients with a wide range of presenting concerns including:

  • • Anxiety disorders, anxiety and worry
  • • Depression and mood disorders
  • • Health related behaviour and lifestyle
  • • Stress management
  • • Workplace difficulties
  • • Posttraumatic stress
  • • Chronic health conditions
  • • Adjustment difficulties
  • • Wellbeing
  • • Grief and loss

Grounded in evidence-based practice, Madeleine is trained in Cognitive-Behavioural Therapy (CBT), Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT), Narrative Therapy, and Mindfulness-based approaches. She is collaborative and sensitive to matching the most helpful techniques and strategies to the client’s needs and treatment goals.



Dr. Kylie Mosely.

Kylie

PhD (Clin Health Psych); MPsych (Health); BScPsychol (Hons); MAP.

Psychologist (Contractor)
ABN: 57476901481/ Registration No: PSY0001613856

Kylie has over 19 years experience as a psychologist in academic, not-for-profit, and private settings in Australia, Singapore, and England. Kylie has a Masters degree and PhD in health psychology. She is a full member of the Australian Psychological Society and an Associate Fellow of the British Psychological Society. Kylie offers rebates under Medicare and private health insurance. Kylie currently holds an Honorary Associate position within the Graduate School of Health at the University of Technology Sydney.

Kylie has both led and been involved in research projects that had the ultimate goal of supporting people to effectively manage and cope with chronic health conditions, such as obesity, diabetes, cancer and eating disorders. Kylie has a particular interest in what motivates people to make and sustain changes to health behaviours (such as physical activity and diet) and the social impact of living with a chronic health condition. Kylie is committed to conducting research that has an impact on practice and disseminating her research findings to healthcare professionals and consumers.

Kylie has experience in the assessment, diagnosis and treatment of clients with a wide range of presenting concerns including:

  • • Relationship difficulties
  • • Posttraumatic stress
  • • Depression and mood disorders
  • • Anger problems
  • • Self-esteem / wellbeing issues
  • • Stress
  • • Eating disorders / weight management
  • • Anxiety disorders / anxiety
  • • Workplace difficulties
  • • Alcohol and drug problems
  • • Grief and loss
  • • Adjustment issues
  • • Support pre- and post-bariatric surgery
  • • Managing chronic health conditions

Kylie is an empathetic and supportive Psychologist. She works collaboratively with her clients and selects treatment approaches carefully based on individual needs and goals. Kylie utilises evidence-based approaches such as Cognitive Behaviour Therapy, Interpersonal Psychotherapy, and Acceptance and Commitment Therapy. Kylie strongly believes that by identifying what matters the most to each of us, we can make purposeful and sustained changes to improve our lives.



Nurul Praharso.

Nurul

M.ClinPsy; B.A. (Hons) Psychology; S.Psi, Assoc MAPS

Clinical Psychology Registrar
Registration No: PSY0001960148

Nurul is a registered psychologist with experience working with a diverse range of client presentations across the university, public hospital and private practice settings. Nurul obtained her postgraduate qualifications in clinical psychology from The University of Sydney and is currently completing her registrar program towards endorsement in clinical psychology.

Nural has a keen interest in working with mood and anxiety disorders, and is passionate about helping individuals draw on their own personal strengths to promote resilience and facilitate meaningful change.

Nurul is a Member of the Australian Association for Cognitive and Behaviour Therapy (AACBT) and an Associate Member of the Australian Psychological Society (APS). She also sits in the NSW State Committee of the APS College of Clinical Psychologists as a Registrar Representative.

Nurul has experience in assessment, diagnosis and treatment of a wide range of presenting concerns, including:

  • • Depression and Mood Disorders
  • • Anxiety Disorders
  • • Adjustment difficulties
  • • Stress management
  • • Workplace difficulties
  • • Posttraumatic stress
  • • Adjustment to illness
  • • Obsessive-compulsive disorders
  • • Grief and loss
  • • Self-harm

Nurul is strongly committed to using evidence-based interventions, in combination with a warm, empathic therapeutic style. She is trained in Cognitive Behavioural Therapy (CBT), Dialectical Behaviour Therapy (DBT), Schema Therapy, Mindfulness-Based Stress Reduction, and also draws strategies from Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT) and compassion-focussed approaches. Adopting a collaborative approach to therapy, Nurul works alongside clients to form individualised treatment plans, to help achieve treatment goals and maximise treatment outcomes.

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