THE DS PSYCHOLOGY GROUP TEAM

DS Psychology Group consists of a diverse team of psychologists, provisional psychologists, assessment clinicians and neuropsychologists.

Our clinical team are engaging, caring, highly professional and competent in their chosen areas and dedicated to serving you. Our team demonstrates life experience, are vibrant, flexible, personable and possess up-to-date knowledge of effective therapy approaches for a wide range of concerns. Importantly they work to empathise, understand and resolve your concerns in the briefest time period.

Counselling & Assessment Team

William Pope

William Pope

Registered Psychologist
BSci (Psyc), GDipProfPsych, MProfPsych

Areas of Interest – ASD assessments, children’s counselling, developmental and learning assessments

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Alexandra Town

Alexandra Town

Registered Psychologist
MProfPsych, BPsych (Hons), BsocSc (Psyc)

Areas of Interest Anxiety, Mood Disorders, Emotion Regulation, Stress, Adjustment, Trauma, Social/Interpersonal concerns

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Onaiza Owais

Onaiza Owais

Registered Psychologist
BSc (Hons) Psych, MCounselling, MProfPsych

Areas of Interest – School Refusal, bullying, behavioural difficulties and cognitive assessments

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Maggie Phillips

Maggie Phillips

Clinical Neuropsychologist
BA, DipAppPsych, MA (ClinNeuropsych), MAPS, FCCN

Areas of Interest – ABI, dementia, MS, Parkinson’s, long-covid, neuropsych assessments and interventions

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Dr. Melissa Marot

Dr. Melissa Marot

Clinical Neuropsychologist
MPsych/PhD Clinical Neuropsychology,
MAPS, FCCN

Areas of Interest – Complex medico-legal assessments, decision making capacity, disability support, co-morbid complexities

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Jovell Hofmann

Jovell Hofmann

Registered Psychologist
Psych Science, Grad Dip Psych, Master Prof. Psych.

Areas of Interest – Cultural Diversity, Sleep Disturbance, Anxiety and Adjustment and cognitive assessments

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Elizabeth Beyer

Elizabeth Beyer

Registered Psychologist

Areas of Interest – Low Self Esteem, conflict resolution, Depression, Relationship issues.

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David Stiff

David Stiff

Registered Psychologist
BS (Communications), Grad Dip (Psych), Hons (Psych), MPP (Psych)

Areas of Interest – Performance anxiety, Stress, Elite athletes, Grief and loss

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Kylie Phillips

Kylie Phillips

Registered Psychologist
BSocSc(Psyc), BPsyc(Hons), MProfPsych

Areas of Interest – Anxiety disorders, Depression Loneliness, Low self-esteem, Grief and loss, Adjustment conditions, Relationship conflict/breakdown

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Dr. Andrew Hanna

Dr. Andrew Hanna

Registered Psychologist, BSc (Psych), PGDipPsych, MPsych (Clin), PhD, MAPS

Areas of Interest – Pain management, Anger, Bipolar, Health Anxiety, Psychotic disorders and Trauma

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Helen Gribi

Helen Gribi

Registered Psychologist
BA, BBus(Mgt), GDipPsych,MProfPsych

Areas of Interest – Anxiety, Depression, Adjustment and life transitions, Work related concerns, Academic and Study stress

 

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Vicky Horn

Vicky Horn

Registered Psychologist
MProfPsych, BSc (Hons), (MAPS)

Areas of Interest – Anxiety disorders, Depression, Stress, Low self-esteem, Relationship issues, Life transitions

 

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Sonja Katsivelis

Sonja Katsivelis

Registered Psychologist
BSci (Physiology), GDipPsych, MProfPsych

Areas of Interest – ADHD assessments, autism, adolescents, anxiety, adjustment

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Jessica Morrison

Jessica Morrison

Registered Psychologist
BPsySc, GDip Psych, MProfPych

Areas of Interest – Anxiety Disorders, Stress Management, Depression, Relationship Conflict, Adjustment/Transitions, Sexuality

 

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Ashwini Kulkarni

Ashwini Kulkarni

Registered Psychologist
B.Psych Sc. (Hon). Masters of App Psych (Community) 

 

Areas of interest – Anxiety, Depression, Stress, Trauma – childhood, sexual, long-term/complex, recent, Personality disorders, Communication issues, Intimacy issues

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Jacky Kleyman

Jacky Kleyman

Registered Psychologist
BCrim&Psych, PGDip(Psych), Masters in Psychology(Prof)

Areas of Interest – General life Difficulties, Eating disorders, Depressions and Supporting people with Disabilities

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Murray Coventry

Murray Coventry

Registered Psychologist
MBA, GDipPsych, BPsychSci(Hons), MProfPsych

Areas of Interest –work stress, life transitions, relationships, anxiety conditions

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Sherena Huang

Sherena Huang

Registered Psychologist (MAPS)
BA(Psych), Hons(Psych), MPsych(Prof)

Areas of Interest – Youth, Self-esteem, Relationships, Depression

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James Willcourt

James Willcourt

Registered psychologist

Areas of Interest – Depression, Bipolar, High performance (work and sport), Anxiety (social, phobias, OCD, panic, and generalised anxiety)

 

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Hayley Farnan

Hayley Farnan

Registered Psychologist
BPsySci, Grad Dip (Psych, Advanced), MProfPsych

Areas of Interest – Anxiety (PTSD, Social, Panic), Disability (intellectual, physical), Bipolar & Depression, Borderline Personality Disorder (BPD)

 

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Saba Elkman

Saba Elkman

Registered Psychologist
Grad Dip Psych; Grad Dip in Psych (Advanced); Master of Educational Psychology

Areas of Interest – Depression, Anxiety, Parenting assistance, Relationship disputes/separation, Family dynamics, Adjustment difficulties, Career support

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Dr. Matthew Thong

Dr. Matthew Thong

Registered Psychologist
BA / BSc (Hons.), PhD (Med. – Educational Psychology), M Ed & Dev Psych

Areas of Interest – Children and youth, Academic stress, Anxiety, Parenting, IQ, Learning and autism assessments, and Cultural adjustment

 

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Emma Clay

Emma Clay

Registered Psychologist
B Psych (Hons), M Proff Pysch, (MAPS)

Areas of Interest – Anxiety (generalised, social, panic, phobias), Depression, Adjustment/transitions, Grief & loss, Trauma, Neurodiversity (ADHD/Autism)

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Rebecca Humm

Rebecca Humm

Clinical Psychologist
Masters in Psychology (Clinical), BPsychSci, BPsychSci Honours

Areas of Interest – Mood Difficulties, Anger Management, sleep problems, life transitions and substance use disorders

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Dr. Rochelle Cairns

Dr. Rochelle Cairns

Registered Health and Clinical Psychologist
(MAPS)
BAppSci(Psych), GradDip(Psych),

DPsych(Health)

Areas of Interest – Persistent pain and pain management, preparing for invasive medical conditions, addictions, adjustment disorders, chronic fatigue management.

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Sarah Lorenz

Sarah Lorenz

Registered Psychologist
BA/LLB, Grad Dip (Psych), Grad Dip (Psych, Advanced), Masters (Prof Psych)

Areas of Interest – Anxiety, Depression, low mood, Adjustment to life transitions, Self-esteem issues, Stress management, Relationship issues, Assertiveness and Communication issues

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Helen Hadley

Helen Hadley

Relationship/Family Therapist and Meditation Teacher
Holistic Living Counsellor
Dip. Hol. Coun. Dip in Med. Teacher Training. Post Grad. Fam. Sys. and Family Therapy

Areas of Interest – Depression, Anxiety, Chronic Fatigue, Low energy, Low motivation, PTSD, Addiction, Stress, Chronic illness, Relationship issues, Work issues

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Karla Silva

Karla Silva

Relationship, Family
& Child Therapist
Post Grad Dip (Psych),
BSSci (Psych/Marketing)

Areas of Interest – Relationships & Couples Counselling, Family issues, Parenting Support, Stress, Loss and Grief, Adjustment/transition, Work issues

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John Bowles

John Bowles

Registered Psychologist
MPP, BA Honours (Psychology), MEd (Special Education)

Areas of Interest – Depression, Anxiety Disorders, Couples therapy, Relationship concerns, Life transitions/ adjustment, Adults with Autism Spectrum Disorder, Adults with an Intellectual Disability

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Dr. Mickael Bojczenko

Dr. Mickael Bojczenko

Registered Psychologist
BLS, BPsySc(Hons), SpecCert(Crim), MProfPsych, PhD

Areas of Interest – Anxiety Disorders, Mood Disorders, Stress Management, Challenging/Problematic Behaviour, Criminal Behaviour

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Nicole McBain

Nicole McBain

Clinical Psychologist
B.A (Psych), Grad Dip App Psych, Master of Psychology (Clinical)
Fellow of the APS College of Clinical Psychologists (
FCCLP) and Board Approved Supervisor (AHPRA)

Areas of Interest – Cognitive Behavioural Therapy, Interpersonal therapy, Solution Focused Therapy, Competency-based Supervision Services

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Kobie Tatlow

Kobie Tatlow

Registered Psychologist
BSocSc(Family Studies)

Areas of Interest – Palliative and Bereavement Care, Relationship Issues, Adjustment Issues, Carer Support, Loss and Grief, Anxiety and Depression

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Jacqueline Sebire

Jacqueline Sebire

Provisional Psychologist
M Prof Psych, Grad Dip Psych, MPP (in progress)
BA (Journalism), BComm (Marketing)

Areas of Interest – Relationships, Women’s issues, Adjustments, Peri natal concerns, Anxiety, Depression, Work stress, Family concerns, Self-esteem, Conflict resolution, Communication skills

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Adam Engel

Adam Engel

Provisional Psychologist
BAppSc(Psych)(Hons); MProfPsych

Adam completed a Master of Professional Psychology from the University of Melbourne. He brings extensive experience in working with addiction, anxiety, depression, insomnia, and other diverse presentations.

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Rachel Arthur

Rachel Arthur

Provisional Psychologist
B Psych Sc Grad Dip Psych

Areas of Interest – Grief and loss, Anticipatory grief, Work related concerns, School related concerns, Relationship, Family issues, Career support

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Mark Nikolich

Mark Nikolich

Provisional Psychologist
BA (Hons), BSci, GradDipPsych, MProfPsych

Areas of Interest – Grief and loss, Life transitions, Couples and family, Trauma, Alcohol and other drugs of dependence, Stress, Depression and Anxiety (OCD, health and social anxiety, panic attacks)

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Nicole Doyle

Nicole Doyle

Provisional Psychologist
BA, Grad Dip Psych, Grad Dip Psych (Advanced), MProfPsych.

Areas of Interest – Health adjustment, Chronic illness and end of life, Trauma, Burn out, Emotion regulation, Adjustment/life transitions, Self-esteem issues

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Michelle Nguyen

Michelle Nguyen

Provisional Psychologist
B Psych (Hons), Master of Prof. Psych

Areas of Interest – Child and Adolescent Behavioural Issues, Self-Exploration and Personal Growth, Depression and Mood Disorders, Trauma and PTSD, Parenting Support and Family Dynamics

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Hugh Percy

Hugh Percy

Provisional Psychologist
B. Arts (Honours). M.P.P. (in progress)

Areas of Interest – Depression and low mood, Anxiety, Life transitions, Stress, Addictive disorders

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Genevieve Fletcher

Genevieve Fletcher

Provisional Psychologist
B. Maths. B. Psych Sc (Hons). Mast, Prof Psych (In progress)

Areas of Interest – Eating disorders, Body Image, Bariatric Surgery , Relationship Counselling

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Michael Keith

Michael Keith

Provisional Psychologist
B Psych (Hons) (Honours), Masters of Prof. Psych (in progress)

Areas of Interest – Addiction disorders, Depression and anxiety, Men’s mental health, Grief and loss, Health and wellbeing

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Sam Thompson

Sam Thompson

Provisional Psychologist
B. Psych. Sci. B App. Sci. (Psych) (Hons). M.P.P (in progress)

Areas of Interest – Anxiety Disorders, Depression and Mood Disorders, Addiction Disorders, Child and Adolescent Behavioural Issues, Eating Disorders

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Tess Copeland

Tess Copeland

Provisional Psychologist
Grad Dip Psych. Mast Prof Psych (in progress)

Areas of Interest – Self-esteem & identity, Depression and mood disorders, Anxiety and stress management, Neuro-affirming practice

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Isabella Fernandez

Isabella Fernandez

Provisional Psychologist
B. Psych (Hons).

Neurodevelopmental Disorders, ADHD, Self-esteem , Depression and mood disorders, Anxiety disorders

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Leadership & Clinical Support Team

Donna Di Campli

Donna Di Campli

Founder and Director of DS Psychology Group
Senior Psychologist (MAPS) (MIACNCert)
Registered Supervisor of Psychologists
BAppSc(Psych)/BTeach(Sec), GradDip(Psych)

Areas of Interest – Trauma, PTSD, Adjustment conditions, Infertility and Loss in Pregnancy, Relationships, Social Anxiety, PND and Depression.
Client Groups – Children (6+), Adolescents, Adults and Couples.

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Sharon Anderson

Sharon Anderson

Founder and Director of DS Psychology Group
Senior Psychologist (MAPS) (MIACNCert)
Registered Supervisor of Psychologists
BSocSc(Family Studies)

Areas of Interest – Post Natal Depression, Miscarriage, Still birth, Relationships, Trauma, Adjustment, Anxiety and Depression.
Client Groups – Children, Adolescents, Adults and Couples.

 

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Brooke Ridge

Brooke Ridge

Practice Manager

Brooke is our warm, organised and efficient Practice Manager.

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Natalie Scott

Natalie Scott

Administration Coordinator

Natalie joins DS Psychology Group with 15 years retail and medical administrative experience.  She is passionate about customer service and mental health.

 

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Tim Smyth

Tim Smyth

Senior Psychologist
(MAPS) BA, PostGradDipPsych, Dip(Couns Psych) AHPRA supervisor

Areas of Interest – Trauma, PTSD, Addictive disorders (drug, alcohol, gambling, sex) , Anger management, Bipolar, Depression, Anxiety,  OCD, Relationship issues, adjustment and life transition issues,

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Dr. Simone Riley

Dr. Simone Riley

Clinical Neuropsychologist
BSc (Hons), DPsych (Clin Neuropsych)

Areas of Interest – Paediatrics, Neuropsychological assessments, children’s counselling, learning and developmental assessments

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Josh Miles

Josh Miles

Registered Psychologist
B. App. Sc; Grad Dip Psych. Post Grad Psych. M. Prof Psych AHPRA supervisor

Areas of Interest – gaming and internet addiction, sleep problems, health conditions, trauma and relationships

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David Stickels

David Stickels

Senior Clinical Psychologist
(MAPS), (MASH)
BSc, Dip Inf Pro, TTTC

Areas of Interest – Anxiety (phobia, OCD, social), Addictions, Trauma and PTSD, Critical Incident Debriefing, Pain management, Depression, Bipolar, Grief and Loss, Sexual dysfunction

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Kylie Cummins

Kylie Cummins

Registered Psychologist
(MAPS)
BAppSc(Psych), GradDipPsych,
MEd & Dev (Psych)

Areas of Interest – Parenting assistance, School refusal, Behavioural issues, Self-Harm, Post Natal and Pregnancy, Grief, Relationships.

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Makayla Heard

Makayla Heard

Registered Psychologist
(MAPS)
BASocSc(Family Studies), Cert IV– Working with alcohol and other drugs

Areas of Interest – Depression, Bipolar, Anxiety, Substance abuse and addiction, Work Stress and workplace issues, Trauma (Victims of Crime and Transport Accidents)

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Admin Team

Our admin team can help you to select who is the most appropriate clinician for your concerns depending on availability, presenting issues and goals, and capacity to meet your needs.

Joanna Cowie

Joanna Cowie

Administration Assistant

Jo comes to the reception with her friendly and compassionate nature she enjoys being able to help people both over the phone and face to face.

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Keri Murray

Keri Murray

Administration Assistant

Keri had a long career in the Insurance Industry working within various customer service roles and brings a warm, friendly can do attitude to the reception role.

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Nicole Blow

Nicole Blow

Administration Assistant

Nicole has recently become a new mum and has just re-entered the workforce with DS Psychology Group.

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Andrea Hovart

Andrea Hovart

Administration Assistant

Andrea is one of our part-time members of the administration team and has had previous experience within the medical industry and with customer service

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Imogen Rhodes

Imogen Rhodes

Administration Assistant

Imogen started as a junior administrative assistant in November 2017 whilst also completing her high school certificate.

 

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Bethany Cross

Bethany Cross

Administration Assistant

Bethany has started on a part-time basis with us while studying psychology as a full-time student.

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Angie Diamandis

Angie Diamandis

Administration Assistant

Angie is studying a Bachelor of Criminology and Psychological Science whilst also working on a part time and casual basis.

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Jane Sartori

Jane Sartori

Administration Assistant

Jane is one of our friendly receptionists. Newer to DS Psychology but experienced and passionate about helping people with 10+ years in customer service and admin in the health field.

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Charli Raaymakers

Charli Raaymakers

Administration Assistant

Charli is one of our part time receptionists who has previous experience within reception and admin.

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Noah Anderson

Noah Anderson

Administration Assistant

Noah started in October 2023 as an administration assistant whilst also completing his high school certificate. 

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Alannah Acciarito

Alannah Acciarito

Administration Assistant

Alannah brings a kind and compassionate attitude to our administration team, having started in May 2024. Alannah comes from a background of customer servi…

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Alisha Brady

Alisha Brady

Administration Assistant

Alisha is starting with our administration team in May 2024. She has a Bachelor in Psychology and a background in mental health support work and has also spent a year in reside…

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