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 committed to providing individually tailored evidence-based treatments, while focusing on individual and family strengths. Mia is particularly interested in enhancing the parent-child relationship as part of promoting child and adolescent well-being. Mia brings a calm, thoughtful and collaborative approach to her work with children, young people, adults and families.
Mia has experience working with a range of psychological challenges and utilises Cognitive-Behaviour Therapy in her work. She has a special interest in childhood anxiety and is a registered ‘Cool Kids’ practitioner. She has also worked on a Clinical Trial for addressing child behaviour difficulties and is a registered ‘Collaborative and Proactive Solutions’ practitioner. 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.
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
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.
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.