The breadth of experience within the team means that we can be flexible when considering your needs. All of our clinicians adhere to their professional Code of Conduct, are Registered with their professional organisation and have all relevant security checks up to date and just as importantly will offer you a respectful, collaborative and confidential experience.
Accredited Mental Health Social Worker
Akivra will help you with mental health counselling, trauma counselling, grief and loss counselling, couple and family relationships counselling, and will support you with workplace-based problems.
David is a dedicated senior psychologist of high integrity who has been in private practice for 11 of the 18 years as a psychologist. Seven of those years were in the public sector working primarily in adult mental health, with a mix of child and adolescent and forensic services.
Prior to being a registered psychologist he had 16 years’ experience in providing pastoral care and counselling, giving more than 30 years’ experience in the field of humanities.
David blends empathy and compassion with a goal to move people toward self-directed solutions and has experience using a range of psychological interventions to treat a broad range of common mental health concerns such as depression, anxiety disorders and trauma.
David is registered to provide assessment and treatment to people with a Workcover claim, iCare claim, an NDIS package and currently offers treatment to people with a GP Mental Health Care Plan via Teleheath services.
Ros holds a Bachelor of Psychology (Honours) and a Master of Clinical Psychology and is a member of the Australian Psychological Society. She enjoys working with people of all ages to identify strengths and devise strategies that will allow them to manage whatever challenges they might be facing. This includes helping people with life issues and changes, personal development, parenting, and interpersonal relationships as well as with anxiety, depression, anger, addiction, and grief and loss.
Ros’ approach is client focused and tailored to the individual, with a focus on maximising well-being and working toward change in a supportive and collaborative environment.She uses a range of evidence-based therapies including Cognitive Behaviour Therapy (CBT), Motivational Interviewing, Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT) and Dialectical Behaviour Therapy (DBT). In her spare time Ros enjoys spending time with family and friends, hiking adventures and being in Nature.