The Team

Bradley Bowen

Clinic Director & Principal Clinical Psychologist

Registration PSY0001627508
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 9 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. He is a board-approved supervisor and provides supervision to the Sydney Children’s Practice team as well as to external psychologists.

 

Edward Hua

Psychologist

Registration PSY0002178760
MProfPsy, B Psychology (Hons)

Edward has experience with supporting young people across a wide range of mental health difficulties. Utilising evidence-based interventions, he is passionate about effectively engaging children, adolescents, and their families to promote positive, lasting change.

Edward recognises the many barriers to receiving help and is committed to offering an inviting, safe, and open space through his gentle and light-hearted approach. He has a keen interest in helping young people manage big emotions, and helping families develop more intimate and responsive relationships.

Edward holds a Master’s degree in Professional Psychology from WSU and a Bachelor of Psychology with Honours from UNSW.

Edward is available on Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays in Glebe

 

Alicia Moss

Clinical Psychologist, Educational and Developmental Psychologist

Registration PSY0001685010
MClinPsych, MPsych (Ed & Dev), BLibStud (Hons)

Alicia has worked with families as a registered psychologist for over seven years. 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’s focus is on providing a safe and warm environment for children and young people to express and process their fears and frustrations.  Sessions are tailored to the child’s developmental level, and often incorporate play, art and story-telling.  Alicia also works in close collaboration with parents, supporting them to meet the needs of the child or young person.

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.

Alicia is available on Mondays and Tuesdays at Stanmore

 

Kate Evans

Clinical Psychologist

Registration PSY0002036528
MClinPsych, BPsych (Hons), MAPS

Kate is a clinical psychologist 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 14 years experience working across public and private mental health settings.

Kate is available on Tuesdays, Wednesdays, Thursdays and Fridays at Glebe

 

Latisha Forbes

Psychologist

Registration PSY0002175344
BPsySc (Hons), BSc (Psy), MAPS

Latisha has experience in the non-government sector, working with culturally diverse communities in rural and remote towns within South-Western New South Wales. Latisha has worked with children and adolescents from two years of age, with a variety of clinical presentations. She is enthusiastic about helping clients understand the many influences that contribute to child and adolescent development, and the role these play throughout the course of one’s life. Latisha utilises evidence-based psychological interventions in a creative and respectful manner, aimed at supporting young people and their families to find a shared understanding and work towards positive change.

Latisha is available on Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Thursdays at Glebe

 

Chloe Southern

Psychologist

Registration PSY0002406123
BSc (Hons) Psychology

Chloe is a warm, friendly and motivated Psychologist who enjoys working with neuro-diverse children, young adolescents and their families. Chloe has worked with children and adults with Autism Spectrum Disorder for 9 years across the United Kingdom and now in Australia. Her work has spanned across inpatient, community and private practice. Chloe draws on the strengths of her clients, uses positive behaviour support and evidence based treatments. She aims to break down the barriers for the young person so that they can reach their full potential.

Chloe is available on Mondays, Tuesdays, Thursdays and Fridays at Glebe

 

Bec Jordan

Clinical Psychologist

Registration PSY0001171618
MClinPsych, BPsych (Hons), BA (Hons)

Bec is a clinical psychologist with significant experience working with children, adolescents and their families in a number of settings, including schools and mental health services. She has a particular interest in anxiety and trauma-related disorders.

Bec utilises a variety of approaches, including cognitive behaviour therapy (CBT), dialectical behaviour therapy (DBT), acceptance and commitment therapy (ACT), supportive counselling, biofeedback (using heart rate variability software), mindfulness, sensory modulation and cognitive remediation.

Bec is mindful of providing children, adolescents and their families with a safe and secure space, so they are able to express themselves, feel heard, and develop the skills they need to grow and flourish.

Bec is available on Mondays and Fridays at Stanmore

 

Andrew Pietrini

Clinical Psychology Registrar

Registration PSY0001818625
MPsych (Clin), Grad Dip Prof Psych, Grad Dip Psych, BS (Psych)

Andrew is a dedicated Registered Psychologist who has been providing therapeutic services in private practice, hospitals, and NGOs since gaining his accreditation in 2016. He has developed an appreciation for the difference that a genuine and supportive relationship can make when helping children, adolescents, and families cope and make positive changes in times of difficulty.

Andrew uses early consultations to work collaboratively with his clients to thoroughly understand the circumstances and contributing factors that have resulted in their concerns. He then provides a supportive and compassionate place to develop and implement an individualised and evidence-based support that best suits his client’s needs. He understands that working as a team with individuals and families is necessary to help them make meaningful change in their lives.

Andrew is experienced using a range of evidence-based interventions, including cognitive-behavioural therapy (CBT), acceptance and commitment therapy (ACT), mindfulness, behavioural therapies, and parent coaching. He has also completed a Master of Psychology (Clinical) since first gaining his registration and is currently completing the Clinical Psychology Registrar program.

Andrew primarily works with children above 8 years of age, adolescents, families. He is currently available on Mondays, Wednesdays, and Fridays.

Andrew is available on the following days:
Glebe: Mondays
Stanmore: Wednesdays and Fridays

 

Julia Mayon Henshaw

Provisional Psychologist

Registration PSY0002546048

Julia is a warm and friendly Provisional Psychologist, with experience supporting children and adolescents with diverse needs. She has worked with young people with developmental disorders in Australia and Spain. Using evidence-based treatments, her approach is tailored to the clients’ unique needs and capabilities. Compassion is an essential aspect of Julia’s work. She fosters a positive environment, where clients feel safe and understood.

Julia holds a Bachelor of Psychology (Honours) and a Master’s in Psychological and Mental Health Interventions.

Julia is available on the following days:
Glebe: Mondays, Thursdays and Fridays
Stanmore: Tuesdays and Wednesdays 

 

Lianna Bamberg

Provisional Psychologist

Registration PSY0002628458

Lianna is a friendly and empathic provisional psychologist with experience supporting children and young people with diverse needs and presentations including autism, anxiety and depression. Her approach is grounded in creating approachable and trusting relationships with clients with a focus on person-centered, holistic care.

Lianna places emphasis on the importance of working as a team with clients and families in an engaging and patient manner to help navigate challenges and implement positive, lasting change. Her specific areas of interest include neurodevelopmental disorders and the management of chronic conditions.

Lianna is available on the following days:
Glebe: Wednesdays and Fridays
Stanmore: Mondays, Tuesdays and Thursdays

 

Michal Fisher

On maternity leave from September 2021

Educational and Developmental Psychologist

Registration PSY0001894894
MPsych (Ed & Dev), B Psychology (Hons)

Michal  is passionate about helping children and adolescents to overcome barriers and realise their potential. She does this through thorough evidence-based assessment and a collaborative approach to working with the young person’s support network. Having accumulated over 10 years of experience assessing and working with children and adolescents in the community, Michal is able to combine her experience and knowledge with her warmth to help support her clients and their families. Michal’s experience in assessment of challenges covers intellectual disabilities, attentional capabilities, executive functioning, social and adaptive skills, and academic functioning.

Michal obtained her Masters degree in Educational and Developmental Psychology from Monash University in 2016.

*Currently on maternity leave.

Joel Moffat

Clinical Supervisor

Registration PSY0001833404
B Psychology (Hons), MPsych (Clinical) in progress, MAPS

Joel provides clinical supervision to the team at Sydney Children’s Practice and also provides external supervision to psychologists in the profession who wish to build their skills in working with children and adolescents. He is passionate about helping children, young people and their families and has over 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.

Joel is available to provide supervision to professionals wanting to extend their skills in working with young people and their families. 

 

 

Simone Hrncir

Practice Manager

Simone is a warm and compassionate practice manager who has worked in mental health for over 8 years. She is passionate about mental health and ensuring that clients receive the best level of customer service with every interaction. When she is not at work, Simone enjoys spending time with her family and weekends away.

Sophie White

Administrative Assistant

Sophie is one of our friendly administrative staff members and enjoys providing support to people through customer service. Sophie helps with all appointments and general enquiries from Monday to Friday at both Stanmore and Glebe. She has recently completed a Bachelor of Psychology  (Honours) degree at the Australian National University.

 

Jordan Mallia

Administrative Assistant

Jordan is a kind and respectful member of our administrative team and is passionate about helping children and families who are seeking access to mental health support. Jordan helps with all appointments and general enquiries and works Monday to Friday across both the Glebe and Stanmore offices. He has a deep musical background having performed around Australia and enjoys spending quality time with his family in his spare time.