Principal Clinical Psychologist
MPsych (Clin Psych), BA (Hons), Grad Dip Psych, BSc, AMusA, MAPS
Bradley has worked with children and adolescents for 20 years, with the last 7 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), (D.ClinPsych)
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 9 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.
Dr Azhani Amiruddin
MA(Hons), PGCert Counselling, MPsych (Clinical), PhD, MACPA, MAACBT
Azhani is an evidence-based practitioner from Western Australia who has extensive experience in cognitive research and clinical intervention, specifically with paediatric mental health and psychometric assessment of children. These assessments include looking at cognitive and learning difficulties, academic strengths and weakness (reading, writing, maths), and ADHD. Her current role at Sydney Children’s Practice is evaluating cognitive functioning of children and adolescents through the use of psychometric test. These assessments help in decision-making regarding school readiness, assisting in diagnosis of specific cognitive disorders, and clarifying behavioural and emotional difficulties. Azhani emphasises the importance of working collaboratively with the child and family to maximise the child’s cognitive capacities.
Azhani has a longstanding history in cognitive research and working with children. Her PhD looked at the neuroscience of empathy in children and adults. She has worked in the Cognitive Memory lab at the University of St Andrews, United Kingdom, and the Neurocognitive Development Unit at University of Western Australia. More recently, she was involved in developing evidence-based psychological intervention to enhance patient outcome at Princess Margaret Hospital and Perth Children’s Hospital, Western Australia. She has a special interest in looking at psychosomatic and conversion disorders for children and adolescents.
Serena is one of our lovely administrative staff. Serena helps with all appointments and general enquiries on Mondays 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 Tuesdays and Thursdays. As well as working with us, she is completing a Bachelor of Psychology (Honours) and Bachelor of Human Sciences at Macquarie University.
Stella is another one of our lovely administrative staff. Stella helps with appointments and general enquiries every Wednesday and Thursday. She is currently studying a Bachelor of Psychology (Arts and Social Sciences) at the University of Sydney.