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Dr Janice Kan
Clinical Psychologist - Gidget House Hobart

Janice holds a Master of Psychology (Clinical) and a PhD from UNSW. She is passionate about early intervention and supporting parents and infants.

Kelly Madden
Clinical Psychology Registrar - Gidget House Hobart

Kelly is a kind and compassionate psychologist. She has a particular interest in psychological preparation for birth and parenting, as well as managing anxiety and depression during pregnancy and the months after a baby is born.

Rechelle Carroll
Accredited Mental Health Social Worker & Psychotherapist - Start Talking Telehealth

Rechelle is a sensitive, warm, compassionate, caring, accredited mental health social worker with over 15 years of experience.

Rebecca Youl
Clinical Psychologist - Start Talking Telehealth

Rebecca is a Clinical Psychologist, who values creating a safe, accepting, and reliable therapeutic relationship, and believes in therapy as an instrument for insight, self-understanding, and long-lasting change.

Aimee Oliveri
Clinical Psychologist - Start Talking Telehealth

Aimee completed a Masters in Clinical Psychology at The University of Sydney. Aimee is a Clinical Psychologist known for her warm and person-centred approach.

Cecilia McCabe
Clinical Psychologist - Gidget House Merrylands

Cecilia is a Clinical Psychologist passionate about working with people to overcome life adversities and emotional distress.

Aubrey Lualhati
Registered Psychologist - Gidget House at Northern Beaches Hospital

Aubrey is a registered Psychologist with extensive experience working with children, adolescents and adults in schools, non-government organisations and private practice settings.

Gina Strauss
Accredited Mental Health Social Worker - Gidget House Randwick

Gina is an experienced clinician, having spent eight years in the public and private hospital sectors and private practice. Her most recent experience includes working in a postnatal ward and in a Special Care Nursery in a Private Hospital.

Davina Lanzon
Registered Psychologist - Start Talking Telehealth

Davina is a registered Psychologist based in Melbourne. She has worked for community sectors, not-for-profit organisations and in private practice.

Vedrana Vecky Copic
Clinical Psychologist - Start Talking Telehealth

Vecky is passionate about perinatal mental health and has completed training in the circle of the security model, as well as perinatal specific training from the Centre of Perinatal Excellence (COPE).

Rachel Howe
Perinatal Mental Health Occupational Therapist - Start Talking Telehealth

Rachel is a perinatal occupational therapist, mental health clinician, and Mama to a spirited toddler. She holds a Bachelor of Occupational Therapy with Honours from the Australian Catholic University and is endorsed as a mental health clinician by Occupational Therapy Australia.

Vanesha Knights
Accredited Mental Health Social Worker – Start Talking Telehealth

Vanesha is a passionate, empathetic, and committed accredited Mental Health Social Worker whose career in social work spans over 23 years in the UK and Australia.

Michelle East
Accredited Mental Health Social Worker - Rockhampton

Michelle provides person centred care and works from a strengths-based approach. Michelle has qualifications in family therapy and is also a certified facilitator in the Circle of Security Parenting Program.

Steph Scott
Psychologist - Gidget House Burleigh Heads at Stockland

Steph is a Registered Psychologist with experience supporting clients across the lifespan, in both community mental health and private practice settings.

Holly Smith
Accredited Mental Health Social Worker - North Sydney

Holly Smith is an Accredited Mental Health Social Worker with a Master of Counselling Social Work and over 21 years of clinical experience.

Lauren Janes
Accredited Mental Health Social Worker - Start Talking Telehealth

Lauren is an Accredited Mental Health Social Worker with an interest in the perinatal period and how life cycle changes impact individuals and families, highlighting both emerging problems and strengths.

Emma Jackson
Clinical Psychologist - Start Talking Telehealth

Emma is a Clinical Psychologist and Board Approved Supervisor. She has over 10 years experience working in a range of government and non-government sectors

Georgina Avery
Clinical Psychologist - Gidget House Randwick at Karitane

Georgina is a clinical psychologist with over 10 years experience working with children and their families in community health

Simone Firmin-Sarra
Registered Psychologist - Greenslopes Private Hospital

Simone is both a registered counsellor and psychologist, with over 20 years of experience working with individuals and families in a variety of complex settings.

Bronwyn McNulty
Registered Psychologist, Gidget House Lismore at Tresillian Family Care Centre

Bronwyn has a special interest in perinatal mental health and is passionate about supporting women and families in their parenting journeys.

Larissa Mckay
Registered Psychologist - Start Talking Telehealth

Larissa is a registered Educational and Developmental Psychologist and a board-approved supervisor with the Australian Health Practitioners Regulation Agency (AHPRA).

Josephine Lauria
Registered Psychologist - Gidget House Merrylands

Josephine Lauria is a Clinical Psychologist who specialises in seeing adults and young people. She has over fifteen years’ experience working in private practice.

Jess Neale
Accredited Mental Health Social Worker - Start Talking Telehealth

Jess is an Accredited Mental Health Social Work Practitioner who has over 20 years experience providing compassionate and evidence-based psychotherapy and mental health care

Yvette Eriksen
Registered Psychologist - Start Talking Telehealth

Yvette is a registered psychologist with over 10 years of experience working with Indigenous community mental health and wellbeing.

Lynda Daniels
Registered Psychologist - Start Talking Telehealth

Lynda is a registered psychologist who understands the variety of challenges and pressures common in the perinatal period and believes strongly in providing quality support for prospective and new parents.

Jessica Chandra
Registered Psychologist for Greenslopes Private Hospital

Jessica is a registered psychologist with perinatal experience. She draws upon principles from attachment and systems-focused psychology.

Kate Power
Social Worker - Mudgee

Kate is a committed social worker with an unwavering passion for supporting parents and families. She works from a range of strength-based framework

Dr Rachel Gould
Clinical Psychologists - Start Talking Telehealth

Rachel is a clinical psychologist with training in Cognitive Therapy. She enjoys working with people with a wide range of issues around pregnancy.

Antonia Alessi
Registered Psychologist for Greenslopes Private Hospital

Antonia is a registered psychologist with experience in the unemployment and disability sectors.

Jill McAlister
Clinical Psychologist - Start Talking Telehealth

Jill is a Clinical Psychologist, with more than twenty years of experience working with adults and families in private practice, corporate, university and not for profit sectors.

Michelle Doolan
Counselling Psychologist – Gidget House Fitzroy at St Vincents Private Hospital

Michelle is a Counselling Psychologist with 20 years’ experience in community, education, and not-for-profit sectors.

Amelia Batrouney
Accredited Mental Health Social Worker - Gidget House at Frances Perry House

Amelia is an Accredited Mental Health Social Worker and Narrative Therapist with over ten years’ experience working in women’s health, sexual assault, and trauma services.

Erryn James
Accredited Mental Health Social Worker - Gidget House Ballarat

Erryn is an Accredited Mental Health Social Worker registered with the Australian Association of Social Workers (AASW).

Christina Yousif
Clinical Psychologist - Gidget House Merrylands

Christina is a warm and empathetic Clinical Psychologist with a Masters in Clinical Psychology from Griffith University.

Kimberly Brooks
Registered Psychologist - Gidget House Westmead Private Hospital

Kimberly is a registered psychologist with the Psychology Board of Australia (AHPRA).

Julia Tockar
Clinical Psychologist - Gidget House Randwick

Julia is a naturally empathic and warm Clinical Psychologist with over 10 years experience working in both public and private practice across Sydney.

Stephanie Dunbar
Registered Psychologist - Start Talking Telehealth

Stephanie is a passionate and caring registered psychologist. She has eight years’ experience since completing her studies.

Emma Sue San
Registered Psychologist - Gidget House North Sydney

Emma is a registered psychologist with the Australian Health Practitioner Regulation Authority (AHPRA) and a board-approved supervisor.

Hollie Swanton
Mental Health Occupational Therapist - Start Talking Telehealth

Hollie Swanton is a dedicated Mental Health Occupational Therapist with 16 years of experience

Andrea Schwede
Clinical Psychologist - Start Talking Telehealth

Andrea has a special interest in Perinatal Support helping women and their families develop coping strategies for managing the physical and emotional challenges of conception, pregnancy, childbirth and postpartum.

Angela Clancy
Clinical Psychologist - Burleigh Heads

Angela is a Clinical Psychologist with 19 years of experience working in the United Kingdom and Australia.

Deana Mitri
Accredited Mental Health Social Worker - Kareena Private Hospital

Deana is an accredited mental health social worker with post graduate qualifications in mental health practice.

Angie Kelly
Registered Psychologist - Gidget House Northern Beaches Hospital

Angie has been working as a Psychologist for over 15 years and has extensive experience working with children, adolescents and adults.

Francieli Sufredini
Registered Psychologist - North Sydney

Fran (Francieli) is a psychologist with 15 years of experience working with children, adults, and families.

Rebekah Evans
Accredited Mental Health Social Worker - St Vincents - Fitzroy

Rebekah is an Accredited Mental Health Social Worker with a special interest in perinatal and infant mental health.

Katie Lazaris
Registered Psychologist - Kareena Private Hospital

Katie is a Registered Psychologist with the Australian Health Practitioner Regulatory Agency.

Nicole Foldes
Clinical Psychologist - Coffs Harbour

Nicole is a warm, engaging and client-centred Clinical Psychology Registrar with a strong interest in perinatal care.

Jayne Farquharson
Registered Psychologist - Start Talking Telehealth

Jayne Farquharson is a Registered Psychologist and Mindfulness Coach with experience working across various sectors.

Liggia Sciberras
Accredited Mental Health Social Worker - St Vincents - Fitzroy

Liggia is an Accredited Mental Health Social Work Practitioner with over 20 years’ experience.

Jo Nazareth
Registered Psychologist - Kareena Private Hospital

Jo is a Registered Psychologist of 14 years. Jo has a background as a military psychologist and has worked across diverse settings with individuals and groups.

Tamara Robinson-MacLeod
Registered Psychologist - North Sydney

Tamara is a Registered Psychologist who has practiced in a variety of settings including: private practice, health services and non-government organisations.

Katrina Burrup
Accredited Mental Health Social Worker - Start Talking Telehealth

Katrina is an accredited mental health Social Worker with over 15 years experience.

Eleanor Armstrong
Clinical Psychologist - Start Talking Telehealth

Eleanor is a Clinical Psychologist based in Brisbane, with many years experience working within the broader healthcare industry.

Dr Amelia Jane Scott
Clinical Psychologist - North Sydney

Amelia is a Clinical Psychologist who completed her master of Clinical Psychology and PhD at the University of Sydney.

Adriana Zapata-Delgado
Registered Psychologist - Start Talking Telehealth

Adriana is a Registered Psychologist with a special interest in working with women and their families throughout pregnancy and the early years of parenthood.

Sarah Yassine
Registered Psychologist - Start Talking Telehealth and Armidale

Sarah is a registered Psychologist with 16 years of clinical experience in a variety of areas. She also has a post-graduate diploma in Systemic Family Therapy.

Jodie Wood
Registered Psychologist - Start Talking Telehealth

Jodie Wood is a registered Psychologist and currently works for Gidget Foundation Australia at Frances Perry House in Melbourne, and in private practice.

Christine White
Clinical Psychologist - Toowoomba

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.

Radmila Vucic
Register Psychologist - Randwick

Radmila is a Registered Psychologist with over 12 years of experience in perinatal mental health. She has worked in a perinatal setting where she has supported families with individual, couple and group treatments.

Marije Vrieze
Registered Psychologist - North Sydney and Randwick

Marije Vrieze is a registered psychologist who has worked with children, adults and families for over 20 years.

Lorena Villalon
Clinical Psychologist Registrar - Frances Perry House

Lorena is a Psychologist and Clinical Registrar with the Australian Health Practitioner Regulation Agency.

Roshini Varghese
Registered Psychologist - Start Talking Telehealth

Roshini is a registered psychologist with experience working with diverse client groups including children, adolescents, couples, and families.

Dr Brooke Van Zanden
Clinical Psychologist - Shellharbour

Brooke is a Clinical Psychologist who values a warm, conversational, and collaborative approach to therapy.

Paula Storey
Accredited Mental Health Social Worker - Randwick

Paula is an accredited mental health social worker with 20 years experience. Paula has worked in women’s health all of her working career and is passionate about her role as a women’s health and family advocate, working respectively with empathy and care.

Deb Spanner
Accredited Mental Health Social Worker - Start Talking Telehealth

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.

Joanne Soper
Accredited Mental Health Social Worker - Start Talking Telehealth

Joanne is an Accredited Mental Health Social Worker and has over 10 years counselling experience working with clients of all ages, including children, adolescents, adults and the elderly.

Lori Shatenstein Goodman
Accredited Mental Health Social Worker - Randwick

Lori is an Accredited Mental Health Social Worker with a Masters in Psychodynamic Counselling and over 20 years working in counselling and clinical roles.

Sylvia Sardella
Registered Psychologist - Start Talking Telehealth

Sylvia is a kind and empathetic psychologist who has experience in working with children, adolescents, young adults, and their families.

Jessica Sailah
Registered Psychologist - North Sydney

Jessica is a psychologist with experience working in community and inpatient mental health settings, trauma and rehabilitation.

Clare Russell-Williams
Clinical Psychologist - Start Talking Telehealth

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.

Susan Rudnick
Registered Psychologist - Start Talking Telehealth

Susan is a Registered Psychologist and has previously worked with families, children, and adolescents across a diverse range of community-based organisations.

Tanuza Rahman
Registered Psychologist - Start Talking Telehealth

Tanuza is a registered psychologist who works with clients across the age range including, children (in the context of family therapy), adolescents, and adults.

Jenni Pollard
Accredited Mental Health Social Worker - Start Talking Telehealth and Grafton

Jenni has supported women throughout her career with the adjustments to parenthood, including young mothers, mental health, birth trauma, families in crisis and drug and alcohol support.

Amanda Percy
Registered Psychologist - North Sydney

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.

Alia Palethorpe
Registered Psychologist - North Shore Private Hospital

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.

Melinda Myers
Clinical Psychologist - Kareena Private Hospital

Melinda is a warm, friendly, and compassionate Clinical Psychologist with experience in various settings across the lifespan.

Dr Lisa Morgan
Clinical Psychologist - Start Talking Telehealth

Dr Lisa Morgan is a Clinical Psychologist based in Brisbane who has trained and worked in both the public and private mental health systems in Canada, the UK, and Australia.

Samantha Miller
Accredited Mental Health Social Worker - Start Talking Telehealth

Samantha is a dedicated practitioner who aims to provide a safe and empowering environment, allowing clients to discuss and explore concepts to create a meaningful life and a sense of holistic wellbeing.

Demelza McFadyen
Accredited Mental Health Social Worker - Start Talking Telehealth

Demelza is an Accredited Mental Health Social Worker, registered with the Australian Association of Social Workers (AASW), and she also holds a Masters in Clinical Family Therapy, both from LaTrobe University, Bundoora.

Lyndal Mawbey
Registered Psychologist - Dubbo

Lyndal is a passionate registered psychologist providing services in private practice. She has worked with a wide range of client presentations across a variety of settings in regional NSW.

Veronica Loh
Registered Psychologist - Start Talking Telehealth

Veronica is a registered Psychologist with many years of experience working with clients from a diverse range of backgrounds. Since 2005 she has been with NSW Health where she provided psychological support for clients with mental health concerns in a recovery-orientated framework.

Joanne Lilly
Clinical Psychologist - Start Talking Telehealth

Joanne is a Clinical Psychologist with a passion for supporting families throughout the perinatal period. With over a decade of experience working in mental health, she has provided psychological interventions for a range of mental health issues. These include anxiety and depression (including within the perinatal period), trauma, loss, substance use, sleep disorders, emotion dysregulation, and relationship difficulties.

Lisiane Latouche
Accredited Mental Health Social Worker - Gidget House North Sydney

Lisiane Latouche is an Accredited Mental Health Social Worker who brings more than three decades of experience supporting and empowering mothers, fathers, and their families experiencing perinatal anxiety and depression or faced with grief/loss in the perinatal period.

Elizabeth Kirkman
Registered Psychologist - Kareena Private Hospital

Liz is a Registered Psychologist with over 12 years of experience. She has worked across a number of settings with children, teens and adults in both the UK and Australia.

Dr Jacqui Kemmis-Riggs
Clinical Psychologist - Start Talking Telehealth

Dr Jacqui Kemmis-Riggs is a warm and caring Clinical Psychologist who is passionate about perinatal mental health and early intervention. She currently works at Gidget House at the Mater Hospital and private practice.

Emma Jenkins
Registered Psychologist - Merrylands

Emma Jenkins is a passionate psychologist with a keen interest in perinatal and infant mental health. She works in her own private practice and runs online psychoeducational support programs for perinatal populations.

Elisa Inwood
Clinical Psychologist - Northen Beaches Hospital

Elisa is a warm and compassionate registered psychologist with a Masters in Clinical Psychology.

Rowena Hong
Registered Psychologist - North Sydney

Rowena is a registered Psychologist and mother of two teenagers. She has been working in child and family health services for the past 23 years with comprehensive experience in perinatal mental health.

Lisa Hofman
Accredited Mental Health Social Worker - Start Talking Telehealth

Lisa is an Accredited Mental Health Social Worker with a Masters in Social Work specialising in infant and perinatal mental health.

Dr Tiffany Hense
Clinical Psychologist - Gidget House St Leonards at North Shore Private Hospital

Dr Tiffany Hense is a Registered Clinical Psychologist, who is passionate about family mental health and wellbeing, especially within the perinatal period.

Dr Lynette Griffiths
Clinical Psychologist - Start Talking Telehealth

Lynette is a warm and compassionate Clinical Psychologist with a B.Psych, Masters in Clinical Psychology and PhD from UNSW Sydney.

Robyn Gill
Registered Psychologist - Queanbeyan

Robyn is a psychologist with a Masters in Health Psychology.

Sayeeda Ghani
Clinical Psychologist - Randwick

Sayeeda is a clinical psychologist who has worked with parents and children for 15 years.

Elizabeth Figliuzzi
Registered Psychologist - North Sydney

Elizabeth is a registered psychologist in private practice. She has worked in a variety of non-government and hospital settings for 12 years prior to joining the Gidget Team of Psychologists 3 years ago.

Dr Sarah Elders
Clinical Psychologist - North Sydney

Sarah is a UK-trained Clinical Psychologist with over 20 years experience in clinical practice on Sydney’s northern beaches, working in both the public and private sectors, across the age spectrum. Sarah brings a wealth of life experience and clinical expertise, has the capacity to deeply engage with people from diverse backgrounds and disciplines, understand their needs, activate change and foster wellbeing.

Sally Dunlop
Clinical Psychologist - Randwick

Sally is a Clinical Psychologist who holds Bachelor of Psychology (UNSW), a Master of Clinical Psychology (UNSW), and a PhD in Psychology (University of Melbourne).

Sara Courtwood
Clinical Psychologist - Merrylands

Sara is a warm and passionate Clinical Psychologist with over 10 years of experience working in the perinatal mental health space, with a particular interest in adjustment to parenting, perinatal anxiety, sleep and settling stress, mother-infant attachment, parenting after childhood trauma, and recovery from birth trauma.

Jillian Cook
Clinical Psychologist - Lismore

Jillian is a Clinical Psychologist, with about 15 years of experience working with adults with severe mental illness and their families in QLD Health, in community, inpatient and management positions. For the last 3 years she has been in private practice at Coolangatta.

Rachel Connor
Accredited Mental Health Social Worker - Randwick

Rachel is an Accredited Mental Health Social Worker and has worked in the perinatal mental health field for over 17 years.

Dr Felicity Chandler
Clinical Psychologist - North Sydney Telehealth

Dr Felicity Chandler is a Clinical Psychologist and mother of two young children.She holds a Bachelor of Psychology with Honours, and a Doctor of Clinical Psychology. She has extensive experience in developmental psychology and has a particular interest in the attachment relationship between child and caregiver.

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