All About Kids


All About Kids

Practitioners at this location

Amy MacGregor

Psychologist

Amy is a clinical psychologist who provides assessment and treatment of a variety of clinical and non-clinical presentations in children, adolescents, and young adults. She has an interest in treatment of the following: Anxiety; Depression, mood difficulties, low self-esteem; Trauma; and Relationship difficulties, such as sibling conflict, friendship problems, and bullying. With a warm, caring, and evidence-based approach, Amy explores how her clients have come to think, feel, and behave in the way they do, and uses this information to ensure that the treatment that she provides is tailored to their individual needs and concerns. She aims to create a safe and encouraging environment for young people and their parents to explore their emotions, express themselves, build resilience, and improve their skills for coping with all that life throws their way. With her clients, Amy uses the following therapies: Cognitive-Behavioural Therapy (CBT), Eye Movement Desensitisation Reprocessing (EMDR), Circle of Security and attachment-based interventions, Triple P, Acceptance and Commitment Therapy, and mindfulness. Amy enjoys diagnostic work to find the best outcomes and level of support for her clients. She provides formal assessments of Autism, ADHD, Specific Learning Disability, and Intellectual Disability. She looks forward to meeting and working alongside you!

Chase Carpenter

Speech Pathologist

In December 2016, Chase joined All About Kids. He has experience working with children diagnosed with ASD, Global Development Delay, Down Syndrome, and other genetic syndromes. He has also worked with children with apraxia of speech, hearing impairments, and children with feeding issues. Chase is a Certified Practising Speech Pathologist and is a member of Speech Pathology Australia. He has experience working with children and their families in clinical, home, and school environments. Chase believes in working closely with family and educational support staff to maximise the effectiveness of speech and language therapy. He enjoys his role in assisting children to achieve their optimal communication skills and becoming confident young members of society. Chase is able to provide intervention for articulation and phonological disorders, receptive and expressive language difficulties, and literacy concerns. Chase has a Bachelor of Speech Pathology from the University of Queensland. In 2016 Chase completed Hanen It Takes Two To Talk and the Sydney Children’s Hospital Paediatric Feeding workshop.

Dr Atholl Murray

Counsellor

Atholl provides counselling and psychotherapy for a range of issues including identity, gender, sexuality and personality, mental health, relationships (friendships, family, romantic) and developmental changes as well as trauma and crisis intervention. He has worked with young people and adults for over 20 years, in educational settings as a classroom teacher, school leader and university lecturer and researcher. He is a provisionally registered psychologist and has a particular interest in working with males, identity development, and building strong relationships, which was the focus of his research work. Atholl’s work largely focuses on supporting change through helping young people and adults to make sense of themselves, their experiences and to build personal capacity and resilience. He uses strength-based, psychodynamic, client-centred and developmental approaches.

Mr Cameron O'Reilly

Occupational Therapist

Cameron is a driven and passionate Occupational Therapist who strives to provide meaningful and enjoyable intervention to provide children with the best possible opportunity for growth. Cameron’s passions originate from experiencing the world of professional medicine/allied health from a young age in his own family background and seeing first hand the importance of a client and family centred approach to therapy. Having graduated from the University of the Sunshine Coast, Queensland, Cameron spent the first 2 years working within a private paediatric clinic in the north shore of Sydney. Cameron has various experiences in the disability and play therapy sectors, school-based and both public/private paediatric therapy fields.

Mrs Debbie Walker

Speech Pathologist

Debbie graduated from the University of Queensland in 1991 and has worked at a Speech and Language Pathologist since this time. She has extensive experience in working with children in early years, as well as with learning difficulties and Autism. Debbie has recently returned to Australia from Scotland where she worked in the clinic, school, preschool and home environments with clients with a wide range of speech, language and communication difficulties. Debbie also had a lead role in an Autism Diagnostic team based in the North of Glasgow. Debbie has always enjoyed working closely with children and families to help them find the best ways to enhance language and communication, as these skills are fundamental for later social and educational success. She is skilled at looking at the needs, motivations and interests for each client in order to find the next way forward for each family.

Simona Tanasie

Psychologist

Taygan Courtney

Occupational Therapist

Tracy Mitchell

Psychologist