Julie's therapeutic work focuses on modalities that are client-centred, collaborative
and empowering; She draws from evidence-based approaches, including Narrative
Therapy and Mindfulness and Acceptance work, and uses Cognitive Behavioural strategies and techniques to work with
people who struggle with mood and anxiety disorders.
Her areas of interest and specialisation include working with adolescents, young people launching from home into the wider community, and a good cross-section of the adult urban population. Julie has particular interest in neuro-divergence, creativity, gender issues, and sexual health.
She is a fully endorsed member of the Australian Psychological Society, and with the APS Counseling College. Julie has a BA in Psychology, with a Minor in Education at Columbia College (cum laude) and a MA in Psychology from Sydney University.
Xanthe is a counsellor/therapist who is provisionally registered with PACFA. She has 4 years experience working in the drug and alcohol sector, working with clients presenting with all types of addictions - food, drug, alcohol, sex and love, gambling.
Xanthe’s therapeutic approach is tailored to the client, informed by client centred principles, trauma informed care and a Jungian model of Self. She utilises counselling skills and provides tools to support clients in their recovery.
She also specialises in supporting clients with self-esteem issues and relationship struggles, providing tools and therapeutic support within a framework that recognises the multifaceted nature of the individual.
Her experience with young children, as a caregiver, is also something that she draws on, in the understanding of the family and cultural system within which an individual develops.
Crystal (she/her) is a clinical psychologist and board-approved supervisor, with experience in Cognitive Behaviour Therapy, Schema Therapy, Acceptance and Commitment Therapy, Dialectical Behaviour Therapy, Mindfulness-Based Interventions and EMDR. She takes a person-centred and strengths-focused exploration to life challenges that are based on collaboration, trust, respect, curiosity and shared understanding.
Crystal has 10+ years experience working with people across a range of presentations including depression, anxiety, emotion dysregulation, and substance use. In addition, she has an interest in supporting individuals within the LGBTQ community across a range of presentations including gender dysphoria and transition, sexuality and sexual identity concerns, identity exploration, relationship diversity, and minority stress.
She holds a Master of Psychology (Clinical), a Bachelor of Psychology (Honours), and a Post Graduate Diploma of Gender, Sex and Relationship Diversity.
Ellis Hartland (he/him, they/them) is a psychologist who holds professional registration with AHPRA. Ellis is also an approved AHPRA Psychologist Supervisor and Medicare Provider. Ellis has extensive clinical experience, working with children, young people and adults around a broad range of clinical presentations.
These include gender diversity, sexuality, self-identity, depression, anxiety, complex developmental trauma, neurodiversity including ADHD and ASD, OCD, hoarding, anger management, stress management, substance use, grief and loss, sexuality, chronic pain and health anxiety. Ellis works with clients using a trauma-informed, attachment-focussed framework with a non-directive and client-centred approach, utilising creative/play therapy, neurodevelopmental, CBT, TF-CBT, and DBT methods.