Reflection Psychology Group Camberwell


Reflection Psychology Group Camberwell

Practitioners at this location

Amy Bortz

Psychologist

Amy (she/her) is a compassionate and LGBTQIAP+ friendly clinician who works with clients aged 18+. She received her full clinical training (Bachelor of Arts with Major in Psychology; Honours in Psychology; and Master of Clinical Psychology) from the University of Melbourne. Amy tends to utilise skills and techniques from various treatment modalities, including Schema Therapy, Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT), Cognitive Behavioural Therapy (CBT), Mindfulness, Dialectical Behaviour Therapy (DBT) and Compassion-Focused Therapy (CFT). Amy prioritises the creation of a non-judgmental, safe space from the moment one enters the therapy room. Amy loves being a psychologist due to its seamless blend of both science and art. Amy’s commitment to her clients is that she stays informed on the science of psychology through ongoing professional development and learning; an aspect of her role that she thoroughly enjoys. Amy also places great importance on the art of psychology; she understands that therapy is not a ‘one size fits all’ approach and requires the art of flexibility. Through providing a collaborative, non-judgemental, and warm atmosphere, Amy aims to ensure that each person’s therapy will suit their own personality, individual goals, and circumstances in order to help provide them with the best possible outcomes.
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Charlotte Workman

Psychologist

Charlotte is a fully registered psychologist with AHPRA and a member with the Australian Association of Psychologists (AAPI). Charlotte has experience working within perinatal, paediatrics, parenting, mood disorders and trauma. She has a special interest in perinatal and assessments (both child + adult) and thoroughly enjoys working with children and parents. Charlotte has been described as being nurturing, empathetic and warm. Additionally, she is a strong advocate for her clients. Having worked across the lifespan and across varying clinical positions, Charlotte has demonstrated an effortless ability to connect and attune with individuals from all walks of life with her friendly and approachable disposition. Charlotte is passionate about establishing strong client – therapist relationships and understands that genuine connection is one of the core foundations needed for success in therapy. She ensures all individuals feel safe, supported and empowered and believes all emotions are safe to be felt. Charlotte’s approach usually includes a combination of Psychodynamic Therapy, Cognitive Behavioural Therapy, Interpersonal Therapy and Solution Focused Therapy. Charlotte works within a strengths based approach which means finding the little wins and celebrating those often with her clients. She values feedback and engages in regular self-reflection to ensure she is adequately meeting the needs of all clients.

Ivana Bacovic

Psychologist

Ivana holds general registration with the Australian Health Practitioner Regulation Agency (AHPRA) and is a member of the Australian Psychological Society (APS). Ivana practices in line with the Ethics and Ethical Guidelines issued by these bodies. Ivana is a bilingual clinician who can provide therapy in English and Serbian and has a strong passion for mental health and general wellbeing. She is approachable, passionate and committed to building strong therapeutic relationships with a client-centred, humanistic and strengths based approach. Her style is warm, respectful and collaborative. She considers the therapeutic relationship as a key aspect of therapy and endeavours to create a safe environment for her clients. Ivana utilises an integrative approach to therapy which acknowledges the individual needs of clients and how these may change throughout their life depending on the situations and stressors they experience. Ivana places emphasis on working collaboratively with family members and caregivers, as well as multidisciplinary teams including general practitioners, allied health professionals and schools to gain a deep understanding of the client to inform her treatment methods. Ivana takes a holistic approach to psychology, emphasising evidence based treatments and research to inform and tailor treatment plans. Her practice is underpinned by Acceptance and Commitment techniques, mindfulness and compassion focussed principles and informed by Cognitive Behavioural Therapy and Schema Informed Therapy. She enjoys working across the lifespan, and has a particular interest in working in the areas of anger, addictions, anxiety and children. Ivana is an LGBTIQA+ Ally and her pronouns are she/her. Ivana is lifelong learner and is committed to further education, training, personal and professional development. She is reliable, diligent, dedicated and has a strong work ethic. She is driven by the values of clinical excellence in the delivery of mental health services with the hope of improving mental health outcomes for individuals.

Kate Andison

Psychologist

Kate is a registered psychologist with AHPRA and has over twenty years’ experience working in therapeutic and leadership roles in organisational, correctional and private practice settings. She works with individuals, couples, and groups, with experience across a breadth of mental health, life and career transitions, relationship needs and behavioural problems. Kate is especially interested in helping people through those sticky life changes, big and small, to help them make decisions and live more full and productive lives. The therapeutic relationship is at the heart of Kate’s approach with emphasis placed on building a strong connection and trust. She believes this is the essential foundation to ignite the potential of people, fostering growth and deepening self-awareness to enable meaningful changes in a client’s life. Kate draws on various evidence-based techniques to meet the needs of each client, including Cognitive Behavioural Therapy, Solution Focused Therapy, Acceptance and Commitment Therapy and Mindfulness along with a strong coaching approach to facilitate sustainable change and accountability.

Latha Iyer

Psychologist

Latha’s clients describe her as kind, skilled and thoughtful registered Clinical Psychologist. She has years of experience in a private practice setting; helping individuals overcome challenges, improve their well-being, and lead fulfilling lives. Latha would never treat an individual as a “problem”, and would always treat them as a person. Latha utilises a blend of several therapies to suit the needs of the individual, including Cognitive Behavioural Therapy, Acceptance Commitment Therapy, Schema Therapy, and others. She is experienced supporting individuals with a range of presentating issues, such as anxiety, mood disorders, interpersonal difficulties, emotion dysregulation and low self-esteem. She has a particular interest in working with clients for obsessive compulsive disorder. Latha understands it can be daunting engaging with a psychologist for the first time, or for those re-engaging with a different psychologist. She will always go at the pace of the client and prioritises ensuring clients feel comfortable.

Lauré Coulter

Psychologist

Lauré obtained her postgraduate qualifications in South Africa, where she worked as a clinical psychologist with children and adolescents, adults, and couples. Lauré is a registered psychologist with AHPRA, and is passionate about accompanying each of her clients on their mental health journey and has worked with individuals of all ages across a variety of mental health settings, including psychiatric, correctional, public health, and private practice spaces. Lauré works with individuals facing a range of challenges such as anxiety, stress, depression and loss, and takes a gentle and person-centred approach to therapy. She draws on a range of therapeutic modalities to ensure that each therapeutic process is uniquely tailored to the specific needs of her client. Lauré prioritises the nurturing of a consistent, comfortable, and confidential space within which her clients can safely explore and navigate the complexities of their inner and outer worlds. Lauré shares a deep appreciation and understanding for the difficulties that we all face as human beings. She believes in the power of vulnerability and self-compassion. Her clients describe her as empathetic, authentic and dependable.

Ms Angie Collins

Psychologist

Angie is a registered psychologist with AHPRA. She has a Certificate of Counselling and Psychotherapy (Cairnmillar Institute) and is an Accredited Triple P-Positive Parenting Provider. She works with individuals, couples and families, and has experience counselling a diverse range of clients within public mental health settings, schools, and hospitals. Angie takes a person-centred approach to her work and draws on a range of evidence-based psychological interventions which are tailored to the needs of the individual client. These include: CBT, Interpersonal Therapy, Psychodynamic Therapy, Schema Therapy, Solution-Focussed Therapy, Acceptance and Commitment Therapy, and Mindfulness. However, Angie believes that the relationship between herself and the client is the most important element for facilitating growth and change. Angie always strives to develop a safe and trusting relationship with her clients, and does this by actively listening to their concerns, and bringing a warm, empathetic, supportive and intuitive approach to counselling.
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Ms Anna Rajendran

Psychologist

Anna is a caring psychologist dedicated to helping people improve their mental health issues and well-being. Offering counselling to clients of diverse backgrounds, from adolescents to adults, through to the older community; her goal is to help them live richer and happier lives that are uniquely meaningful to them. With her career spanning over 20 years, Anna has gained expansive experience in helping individuals in a range of psychological issues. Anna’s therapy is holistic and integrative, drawing from a range of evidence based psychological interventions that cater to the needs and goals of the individual person. Her approach to therapy considers her client’s background history, current life experiences, challenges, strengths and goals. She works primarily within an Attachment based framework utilising Psychodynamic Therapy, Cognitive Behavioural Therapy, Existential Therapy, Interpersonal Therapy, Acceptance and Commitment Therapy and Mindfulness. Anna understands that a safe and trusting therapeutic relationship is crucial to facilitating positive change. Providing a supportive therapeutic space, enables her clients to safely explore and gain a better understanding of themselves and their difficulties. Her goal is to work collaboratively with her clients, assisting them to find more helpful ways of responding to and managing their challenging situations. Anna believes that everyone has the capacity to change, and her approach to therapy can empower her clients to make meaningful changes that can enrich their life experiences and well-being. Anna’s clients would describe her as genuinely caring, authentic and perceptive.

Ms Sarah McMurtrie

Psychologist

Sarah is passionate about approaching mental health from a holistic perspective. She has worked with individuals of all ages, couples and families in community, school, corporate EAP, and private practice settings. Through this experience, Sarah has focused her practice on treatment with adolescents (16 years +) and adults, with a special interest in recovery from trauma both short and long term. Sarah believes that therapy provides an opportunity for profound positive change through understanding and examining our experiences more deeply. Through her training in Counselling Psychology, Sarah places a strong emphasis on the importance of the therapeutic relationship, built on safety and respect. Sarah is an accredited Emotion-Focused Therapist (EFT) through the Australian Institute of Emotion Focused Therapy and believes that attending to and reprocessing emotionally painful past experiences has a liberating and transformative effect on previously debilitating and stuck behaviour patterns. Sarah enjoys assisting her clients on a pathway of true healing, supporting them as whole and capable individuals, not simply a cluster of symptoms. Additionally, Sarah uses a variety of other approaches to support clients including EMDR, Internal Family Systems (IFS), and CBT.
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Paul Galbraith

Psychologist

Paul is a warm, compassionate, and skilled provisional psychologist, with more than 12 years’ experience in the field. During his career in South Africa, he worked in private practice, as well as in a school-based psychologist role, and is experienced in working with both adolescents and adults with a variety of life or psychological difficulties. Paul is currently registered as a provisional psychologist while he completes the transitional program for overseas-qualified psychologists. Paul believes that people often come for therapy when they have become stuck in unhelpful patterns of thinking or behaving, and their usual approach to dealing with problems no longer works for them. He sees his clients as skilled and resourceful, and believes that effective therapy assists people to live life in a meaningful way, shift unhelpful patterns, and build on their own resources and strengths to overcome challenges. Paul employs solution-focussed, cognitive-behavioural, and acceptance and commitment approaches to walk with his clients towards their desired outcomes for therapy, and strongly values building a warm and caring relationship with each of his clients.

Paula Verity

Psychologist

Paula is a registered forensic psychologist who has over twenty years of experience working in psychiatric, correctional, legal and private practice settings. Paula works with older adolescents (16+) and adults, in relation to a range of mental health conditions, life transitions and problem behaviours. Paula is influenced by various therapeutic techniques, including Cognitive Behavioural Therapy, Interpersonal Therapy, Psychodynamic Therapy and Person-Centred Therapy. She has a warm and nurturing approach and enjoys working collaboratively with her clients to develop greater insight, agency and wellbeing. Paula tailors her approach to meet the individual needs of each client, and is particularly motivated to create a safe and supportive therapeutic space. Paula is described by her clients as gentle, caring and supportive. She has a warm and friendly approach and feels genuinely humbled by the opportunity to support her clients in making meaningful and positive changes to their lives.