KCPSYCH NUNDAH


KCPSYCH NUNDAH

Practitioners at this location

Amanda Murray

Psychologist

Amanda is currently heavily booked. Please contact us on (07) 3256 6320 to schedule an appointment. Main Areas of Interest: Stress & Anxiety Mood & Depression Identity & Self-esteem Transition & Adjustment Career Challenges Amanda works with tweens, adolescents, young adults and women Amanda has received training in South Africa, Switzerland and Australia. Her diverse career path has led to a great variety over 15 years’ experience in both the education and private sector. For the past 5 years she has worked in co-educational schools both within the local and international community. The therapeutic process she uses is a joint journey between you and her. For adolescents, young adults and adults, Amanda’s collaborative approach means the relationship is similar to that of pilot and co-pilot. You decide on what you would like to achieve in the sessions and Amanda support’s you in realising your goals. For children and parents, her role is to help you move in the direction that will enable your child to have healthy relationships and to function well at school. Amanda works from a strengths based approach using your own personal strengths, principles and values to support you to live your life with purpose, openness, vitality and fun! For this purpose, Amanda combines the principles of Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT); Positive Psychology; Solution Focused Therapy; and Cognitive Behavioral Therapy.

Dr Wei Wang

Psychologist

Wei is a Registered Psychologist. Wei holds a PhD in psychology and worked as an academic for many years before he started on the path to put the theories into practice working in the private sector as a generalist psychologist (registered since 1997). Wei provides individual psychological assessment and treatment to children, teens and adults for a range of presenting issues. He also facilitates group programs on a range of topics, but has a special interest in running groups for children, parents and families on emotional health, resilience and wellbeing. Wei is interested in the psychological therapy techniques of Cognitive Behaviour Therapy (CBT), Dialectical Behaviour Therapy (DBT), Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT), and mindfulness. He has experience in providing school-based early intervention and prevention programs to children. He also has a special interest in helping people from other cultures deal with the stress involved with adapting to new and unfamiliar environments. Wei is eligible to provide services under Medicare, NDIS, DVA, Workcover, and many Employee Assistance Program (EAP) providers.

Jade Dean

Psychologist

Jade is heavily booked at the moment. Please call KCPSYCH on 3256 6320 to schedule an appointment. Jade works with adolescents, adults, older adults, people with disabilities and the culturally and linguistically diverse. Jade received her training in the UK and Australia.  She completed her undergraduate degree at Nottingham Trent University and completed her training in Australia to become a registered practicing Psychologist. Jade has worked as a Care Coordinator and in an NDIS provider with complex mental health cases. Jade uses a range of therapeutic approaches including Cognitive Behaviour Therapy, Motivational Interviewing, Trauma Focused Therapy and DBT. Jade assists her clients with their counselling journey by being client centred, where the client is their own subject matter expert.
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Jane Correnti

Psychologist

Jane works with children aged 6 to 18 years, adolescents, adults, older adults, people with disabilities and the culturally and linguistically diverse. Jane is a registered provisional psychologist until she obtains full AHPRA registration. She is a very experienced mental health professional. Jane is completing her psychology internship under the supervision of an experienced clinician. Jane completed a dual degree of Psychological Science and Criminology and criminal Justice at Griffith University, graduating in 2016. Returning to Griffith in 2018, to complete her Psychology Honours. During her studies Jane worked in Youth Justice as a Restorative Justice Convenor, helping young people move out of offending and helping victims of crime find closure. Jane’s therapeutic approach is strengths-based and trauma-informed. Her therapy style ensures that her clients always feel they are in a safe space. She is empathic and caring making her clients feel understood and supported. Jane sees people for depression and low mood, anxiety and panic, OCD, trauma and PTSD, disordered eating, behavioural issues, ASD and ADHD, workplace conflict, occupational rehabilitation, and victims of crime. Jane utilises several evidence-based Therapies including, Cognitive Behavioural Therapy (CBT), Trauma-focused CBT, Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT), Narrative Therapy, Motivational Interviewing, and mediation
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Jessica Kenny

Psychologist

Jessica works with children aged 12 to 18 years, adolescents, adults, older adults, and women. Her main areas of interest include: Working with women Anxiety disorders Depression Stress Trauma Jessica has worked in both a therapy and assessment capacity, across varied age populations including child, adolescent and adult clients, from a diverse cultural background. Jessica has worked in the therapeutic capacity with adolescents in the child protection system, helping vulnerable young people understand trauma, develop self-regulation skills and delivering psychoeducation. Jessica is committed to building a safe, nonjudgment space for her clients, allowing them to be their true self and achieve their own personal goals. Jessica is passionate about working with individuals who identify as female and improving mental health outcomes for people in vulnerable communities. Jessica has worked in both a therapy and assessment capacity with adolescent and adult clients, from a diverse cultural background. Jessica is passionate about working with individuals experiencing a range of anxiety disorders including PTSD, OCD, and Phobias. Jessica’s areas of interest also include mood disorders, stress, and trauma. Jessica has experience in administering and interpreting cognitive and psychosocial assessments, and preparing professional assessment reports. Jessica is a registered provisional psychologist until she obtains full AHPRA registration. She is an experienced mental health professional. Jessica studied at the University of Southern Queensland, completing a Master of Professional Psychology (2021), a Bachelor of Science (Honours) (Psychology) (2019), and Bachelor of Science (Psychology) (2018). Jessica utilises several evidence-based Therapies including, Cognitive Behavioural Therapy (CBT), Dialectical Behaviour Therapy (DBT), Psychoeducation, Relaxation Training and Cognitive and Psychosocial Assessments.
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Leonie Vela

Social Worker

Lindy Devenish

Psychologist

Lindy is heavily booked. Please contact the clinic on (07) 3256 6320 to schedule an appointment.

Meredith Falkiner

Psychologist

Meredith is a highly regarded professional who is recognised for her ability to target an individual’s issues and strengths through comprehensive, evidence-based psychological assessments and interventions. Her approach is regarded as thorough and thoughtful, using eclectic yet always highly effective therapeutic modes, personalised to achieve her client’s objectives. She has worked successfully in both the public and private sectors primarily with individuals who often have long standing and complex mental health presentations. Meredith brings a global perspective to her therapeutic style, having worked in numerous countries in behaviour research and its practical application. Meredith is caring and empathic, and driven to help her clients live their best lives. Approach to Therapy Cognitive Behavioural Therapy (CBT) Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT) Dialectical Behaviour Therapy (DBT) Psychoeducational Emotional Behavioural Therapy (REBT) Ration Mindfulness Solution Focused Therapy
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Mr Gerald White

Social Worker

Gerald has worked in many areas including youth, hospital social work, community mental health, relationship counselling, tutoring students in community services and general counselling. A special interest is working with people across the spectrum who have experienced grief and loss, whether it be financial, relationship or a combination of factors that people may struggle to get on top of. Gerald has mainly worked in the not for profit area and enjoys assisting people to overcome issues that present difficulties in their lives and to put together strategies with each person. Gerald has coached and mentored people to achieve tertiary qualifications in social work and counselling and has enjoyed watching people grow in their professional lives as they take on new positions and responsibilities.
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Mr Ricardo Bird

Psychologist

Rick has: Extensive training and experience in Cognitive Behavioural Therapy [CBT] and Advanced training and experience in Acceptance and Commitment Therapy [ACT]. Certified training in Interpersonal Therapy [IPT] and Relationship Issues. Rick has worked in both QLD Health for 8 years in the clinical treatment teams, and most recently for the last 6 years in private practice. Rick has many years of clinical and counselling experience with adults will be of benefit if you experience any of the following: Discovering your true Identity. How to find yours Making Peace with Anxiety and being Victorious. Understanding why you have them and how to conquer them. What is the Purpose of Depression and how to overcome it. Stress/Burnout. Simple strategies that work. Trauma or Abuse. Post Traumatic Stress Disorder. Work Place Bullying. Discover what HR doesn’t tell you. Anger Management. It’s not always wrong to be Angry. How to feel Equal. How to be Capable, Worthy and Lovable. Finding Direction and Purpose. How to Increase Self-Esteem and Self-Worth. It is not Arrogant or Selfish. Relationship Issues. Understanding and Benefiting from the Hidden Rules. Problem Solving. Unlocking the emotional secrets that allow progress. Rick strongly believes in truly listening to your needs, helping you to feel comfortable and valued, and to instilling hope and direction, regardless of who you are and what issues you are challenged by. Rick believes that all parts of your life are interconnected and that these parts need to be considered holistically when restoring your health. Rick has vast experience in helping people to choose the correct psycho-therapy and strategies for their unique situation. He also has a strong interest in the relationship between a person’s physical and psychological health. Rick Bird – Psychologist, Husband, Parent, Student of Life, backyard Engineer – loves Latin Dancing.
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Mr Timothy Southwell

Social Worker

Tim has availability and you can book online. Tim has had an interesting career starting out in environmental management working in the mining industry. He found his passion for helping others and moved across into corporate psychology after receiving a Graduate Diploma in Counselling in 2016 (Australian College of Applied Psychology) and a Masters of Social Work at Griffith University in 2018. Tim has experience across the not-for-profit alcohol and drug sector, QLD Mental Health Service, corporate and organisational psychology and in the private practice sector. Tim has corporate experience with workplace issues, bullying, Employee Assistance Programs, executive coaching and mentoring. Tim is Gottman institute trained in couples counselling and works well with men’s issues, women’s issues, and teenagers. One of Tim’s key areas of professional interest is relationship counselling and he is trained in Gottman methodology. He also draws on solution focussed, psychodynamic and attachment theory concepts in both his personal and couple’s work. He is a warm and pragmatic therapist with his primary goal being to understand his client’s goals to help them to become the best version’s of themselves.
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Ms Naomi Norman

Psychologist

Naomi is a psychologist (with provisional registration). She is experienced in assessment and treatment of a range of mental health difficulties, including depression, anxiety, obsessive-compulsive disorder, trauma, and peri-natal mental health issues. Naomi works with clients across the lifespan. She is interested in working with clients with a range of mental health concerns, life transitions and personal goals. Typically, her approach involves cognitive-behavioural therapies, including acceptance and commitment therapy. Naomi creates a safe and nurturing space where clients can explore and heal. Prior to becoming a psychologist, Naomi had a career focussed on applied cognitive psychology. She has worked in consultancy and management in a range of settings, including universities, private and public sector organisations, both in Australia and the United Kingdom. With a breadth of experience, she understands the challenges and rewards experienced by many who are juggling the demands of work, self and family. Naomi also has an extensive background in research. She has run Australian and international research projects, mostly in the field of user experience. Her most recent project investigated how post-traumatic growth is connected to our mental health following adverse childhood experiences.
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Robyn Pfingst

Psychologist

Vincent Conway

Psychologist

Vince completed his Bachelor of Behavioural Science in 1990 at USQ, and Postgraduate Diploma in 1991. He has worked in a variety of settings including relationship counselling, child and youth outreach, drug, alcohol and dependency services, spiritual and pastoral care, forensic mental health settings, mental health and disability services. he has also worked in mental health support and mental health coordinator roles with serious mental health. Vince is a Registered Psychologist working with children, adolescents, people with disabilities, adults of all ages, with particular interests in men’s issues and older adults. Main Areas of Interest Depression Anxiety Disorders Stress Management Anger Management Offender behaviour (forensic) Approach to Therapy Vince is an empathic, compassionate, and dedicated professional. His approach is client-focused and collaborative in assisting clients to meet their goals. Vince is passionate about working with individuals who lives are affected by anxiety and depression. He understands how these conditions have significant impact on individuals in aspects of one’s life. Vince’s experience working with clients with anxiety and depressive conditions has helped him develop an understanding in providing a holistic approach, seeking therapeutically guide the individual in recognising and building their strengths. Vince utilises a cognitive behavioural, a strengths based and solution focused approach. Vince’s work with anger management has involved working in groups and with individuals. His approach is to work from a non judgemental perspective and focuses on working with the individual to assist them to understand behaviour, underlying thinking and how past experiences have impacted their present. Approach to Therapy Cognitive Behavioural Therapy (CBT) Solution Focused Therapy Psychoeducation Psychotherapy Spiritual and Pastoral Care
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