Principal Clinical Psychologist
MPsych (Clin Psych), BA (Hons), Grad Dip Psych, BSc, AMusA, MAPS
Bradley has worked with children and adolescents for over 20 years, with the last 8 as a clinical psychologist. In that time, he has developed a reputation as a dedicated and committed psychologist. Bradley takes a client-centred approach and tailors appropriate evidence-based treatments for his clients. He understands that the families who come to see him are experiencing significant challenges, and his gentle warm approach allows them to feel at ease and to focus on positive change.
Bradley has experience and skills in managing a wide range of psychological problems and is skilled in using a range of therapies including Cognitive-Behavioural Therapy (CBT) and Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT) and Mindfulness.
Dr Mia Markovic
BA(Hons), MMH (C&A), DClinPsych
Mia has worked with children, adolescents and families for over 20 years. Mia is trained in delivering the Autism Diagnostic Interview-Revised (ADI-R) and Autism Diagnostic Observation Schedule (ADOS-2) and provides Autism assessments, in conjunction with Paediatricians. Mia brings a calm, thoughtful and collaborative approach to her work with children, young people, adults and families. Mia’s work at Sydney Children’s Practice is focused on providing Autism assessments for children.
B Psychology (Hons), MPsych (Clinical) in progress, MAPS
Joel has a passion for working with children, young people, and their families. He has 10 years of experience in the government, non-government and private sectors. This includes therapeutic work, assessment work, the provision of positive behaviour-support, and case management. Joel has worked with a variety of clinical presentations utilising evidence-based interventions to improve mental health and to target behaviours of concern. he has a warm and calming style with a focus on building strong therapeutic relationships.
Clinical Neuropsychology Registrar
B Psychology (Hons), PhD/MClinNeuroPsy in progress, MAPS
Adam is passionate about helping people of all ages to overcome barriers and realise their potential. Having accumulated over 20 years of experience working with children and adolescents in the community, his clinical work spans private practice, disability and community services, hospitals and research clinics. Adam brings with him a unique combination of skills, including Masters-level training in Clinical Neuropsychology and crisis support telephone counsellor accreditation. He has a strong focus on evidence-based practice, having co-authored the Child & Adolescent section of the national APS publication Evidence-based Psychological Interventions in the Treatment of Mental Disorders (2018).
Educational and Developmental Psychologist, Clinical Psychology Registrar
MClinPsych, MPsych (Ed & Dev), BLibStud (Hons)
Alicia has worked with families as a registered psychologist for over seven years. She specialises in supporting families through difficult transitions and challenges, such as coping in the classroom, fitting-in socially and managing strong emotions. Alicia is trained in the treatment and management of a range of social and developmental disorders, as well as complex mental health concerns (such as anxiety disorders, depression and behavioural problems). Alicia works in a warm, creative and friendly way to engage children and young people. Alicia has a particular focus on empowering parents with evidenced-based strategies to help their children, whilst working to strengthen the parent-child bond.
Alicia has worked on a number of research trials examining infant and early childhood development, and delivered treatment for child and adolescent anxiety on research trials at Macquarie University. She has worked in private practice and hospital settings, and trained at the Children’s Hospital Westmead in the Department of Psychological Medicine.
Emma is a warm and dedicated Clinical Psychologist who enjoys working with young people to build the skills and self-esteem that set them up for happy and meaningful lives. Emma supports young people and their parents to manage difficulties using evidence-based treatments tailored to her clients’ needs, preferences and personalities. She looks to draw on the strengths of her young clients, and their parents’ expertise, to work together towards positive change.
Prior to joining the team, Emma was a clinician in a Clinical Trial comparing approaches for the management of behavioural problems in children. She has also worked in community mental health, running parenting programs and mental health workshops for students alongside her clinical work. Her research has investigated the impact of high conflict separations on children, and motivations for risk taking behaviour in young people. Emma holds a Master’s degree in Clinical Psychology from UTS and a Bachelor of Psychology with Honours from Macquarie University.
Clinical Psychology Registrar
MClinPsych, BPsych (Hons), MAPS
Kate is a clinical psychology registrar and is passionate about providing evidence-based psychological interventions to support children, adolescents and their families. She offers a warm and collaborative approach to promote positive change within families. Kate draws on a cognitive-behavioural foundation and is particularly passionate about working with young people experiencing a range of challenges such as anxiety, depression, and behavioural difficulties.
Kate has completed her Masters of Clinical Psychology from Macquarie University and has over 12 years experience working across public and private mental health settings.
BMus, LMusA, Grad Dip Ed, Grad Dip MT, RMT
Matthew is a registered music therapist and qualified music teacher. He has more than 20 years’ experience working with children and adolescents aged from 2 years upwards in community, school, and home settings. He uses a variety of music therapy techniques, depending on the needs and preferences of the client.
Matthew has a special interest in working with children with autism, intellectual disabilities, and other neurological conditions. His focus on strengths-based musical approaches to therapy, together with the involvement of families, has resulted in positive outcomes for both clients and their families. Matthew’s PhD thesis investigated the use of ‘Figurenotes’, an adapted music notation system, by children with autism. The study demonstrated the benefits of music therapy with Figurenotes for social interaction, self-concept, and creativity.
Serena is one of our lovely administrative staff. Serena helps with all appointments and general enquiries on Wednesdays and Fridays. As well as working with us, she is completing a Bachelor of Psychology (Honours) at Macquarie University.
Ketaki is one of our friendly administrative staff. Ketaki helps with all appointments and general enquiries on Mondays and Saturdays. As well as working with us, she is completing a Bachelor of Psychology (Honours) and Bachelor of Human Sciences at Macquarie University.
Stasia is another one of our lovely administrative staff. Stasia helps with appointments and general enquiries every Tuesday and Thursday.