Gidget Foundation Australia is fortunate to contract a multidisciplinary team of Clinicians, including clinical psychologists, registered psychologists and accredited mental health social workers, specialised in perinatal mental health, supporting our services. We are grateful for their passion and dedication to not only our cause but the emotional wellbeing of our clients.
Adriana is a Registered Psychologist with a special interest in working with women and their families throughout pregnancy and the early years of parenthood.
Agata (Agi) is a warm, compassionate and insightful clinical psychologist with over 20 years’ experience working with clients at various life stages, from perinatal mental health to age care psychiatry.
Alia is a warm and gentle psychologist with over 15 years of experience predominately working with women, children, and families across public and private organisations.
Amanda Bryen is a Clinical Psychologist with over 19 years of experience. Amanda’s natural warmth and care draw her to the area of perinatal psychology where she loves helping women and young families to survive and thrive in the early years of parenthood.
Amanda is a psychologist with Gidget Foundation Australia, based at North Shore Private, St Leonards.
Amanda is a kind and empathic psychologist with over 12 years of experience across several settings including private hospitals, not-for-profit, tertiary education, medical centres, private practice, and crisis counselling services.
Ange is a Registered Psychologist who has experience working with mothers in the perinatal period, as well as with families, children, and adolescents. She has worked in both NSW community health and non-government settings.
Anna is a warm and empathic Clinical Psychologist with a Masters in Clinical Psychology from Flinders University in South Australia.
Anthea is an Endorsed Mental Health Occupational Therapist with additional training in Psychological Sciences.
Carla Anderson is a psychologist who has been working in her own private practice for the past fourteen years, with a special interest working with families within the perinatal period.
Christie is a registered Clinical Psychologist with the Australian Health Practitioner Regulation Authority (AHPRA) and a board-approved clinical supervisor.
Christine is an experienced and caring Clinical Psychologist who has been in private practice for over fifteen years with expertise in supporting persons in the perinatal period and beyond.
Clare is a warm and compassionate Clinical Psychologist with a passion for supporting parents during the perinatal period. She has gained specialist experience in perinatal mental health through her work at St John of God Raphael Services.
Claudia Bakewell is a Registered Psychologist with experience working in Child and Family Counselling as well as working in a private mental health hospital setting on the Mid North Coast.
Deb Spanner is an Accredited Mental Health Social Worker, with 23 years experience in working across government and non-government mental health services, as well as private practice as a mental health clinician.
Deeva is an accredited mental health social worker, clinical family therapist, and a Somatic Experiencing Practitioner. She has over 10 years of post-graduate experience specialising in children and families, attachment, trauma, grief, and loss.
Gidget Foundation Australia is fortunate to work with a number of perinatal mental health Consultants. We are grateful for their dedication to the emotional wellbeing of our clients.
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