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Dr Emma Hanieh (Principal clinical Psychologist)

Emma has worked in mental health for over 13 years, and sees patients of all ages, she has a particular interest in:

  • child and adolescent mental health
  • school stress and school refusal
  • antenatal and postnatal mental health issues
  • Aboriginal mental health
  • Paediatric pain and chronic health issues
  • Parenting difficulties
  • relationship issues

Ms Minette Emery (Clinical Psychologist)

Minette has 14 years experience in mental health and sees adults clients, holding a particular interest in:

  • living with chronic illness or injury
  • grief and loss
  • depression and anxiety
  • obsessive compulsive disorder
  • trauma work related stress

Mr Shane Curley (Clinical Psychologist)

Shane has worked in counselling and health for over 16 years, he sees patients of all ages and has particular interests in:

  • Depression and anxiety
  • Treating Obsessive Compulsive Disorder with Exposure and Response Prevention
  • Addictive behaviour (including gambling, gaming, and substance use)
  • Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander mental health
  • Men’s health
  • Parenting challenging behaviour of children and adolescents

Ms Pradhayini (pra-dye-knee) Rajabalendran (Registered Psychologist)

Pradhayini has worked in mental health for over 11 years in hospital, non-government and private practise settings.

Pradhayini has an interest in working with children, adolescents, adults and their families. She has a particular interest in:

  • Anxiety and depression
  • Neurodevelopmental conditions such as Autism Spectrum disorder (ASD) and Attention-Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD)
  • Genetic conditions such a Down Syndrome
  • Coping with chronic illness such as Type 2 Diabetes
  • The perinatal period and parenthood
  • Challenges with attending, enjoying and prospering in school, university and work
  • Cross cultural challenges faced by immigrants and refugees
  • Aboriginal and Torres Strait islander mental health

Pradhayini is currently working out of our mental health outreach site at Aboriginal Community Connect, Prospect.

Mr Matthew Ferber (Registered Psychologist)

Matthew has worked in mental health and family support roles for over 9 years in non-government, government, and private settings. He works with children, youth, adults and families and has a particular interest in:

  • Anxiety and depression
  • Parenting challenges and child-caregiver relationships
  • Youth with complex needs
  • Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD)
  • Parental Alienation
  • Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander mental health
  • Personality disorders and clients impacted by trauma

Ms Lei Huang (Registered Psychologist)

Lei has worked in mental health for 5 years. Having lived and studied in both China and Australia, Lei is multilingual. She sees adult clients and has a particular interest in:

  • Depression and anxiety
  • Adjustment difficulties and stress management
  • Emotion regulation difficulties
  • Migrant and refugee mental health
  • Post Traumatic Stress Disorder and Complex Trauma

Ms Caitlin Bentley (Registered Psychologist)

Caitlin has worked in mental health for 5 years across hospital and education settings. She has experience working with clients 12yrs and older, and has a particular interest in:

  • Living with chronic illnesses such as cancer
  • Anxiety and depression
  • Challenges faced by adolescents and young adults
  • Grief and loss
  • Trauma
  • Parenting after a separation
  • Parental alienation

The ACT Centre is located on 12 George Street Stepney South Australia. Our Psychologists are highly experienced and hold at least a Masters or Doctorate level of postgraduate University studies (6-8 years of training). Our psychologists work with a wide range of difficulties, for children, adolescents, and adults. Visit https://www.theactcentre.com.au for more info. Don’t forget to follow us on Google Plus – Psychology Clinic

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