Meet Our Team
Dedication. Expertise. Compassion
Mandy provides administration support to the Team at Psychology 806 and brings with her over 25 years office experience across a wide variety of industries. She has known Jody for many years also studying Psychology subjects in her undergraduate degree.
Mandy spends her spare time chasing around her three very active sons and loves any form of travel. We are sure you will find your dealings with Mandy a pleasure. Mandy will be in reception between 9.45am and 2.15pm on Tuesday, Wednesday and Friday.
Angela provides administrative support to the team at Psychology 806. She holds a Postgraduate Degree in Psychology and has experience working in Occupational Rehabilitation and customer service.
Angela and her husband enjoy living a country lifestyle, juggling three children and extra-curricular activities and sporting commitments. She has an interest in yoga, travelling near and far to visit family and friends and would one day like to pick up a tennis racquet again. Angela is passionate about mental health and well-being and enjoys welcoming clients at receptio, working Thursday and Friday between 9 am and 5.30 pm.
Lynn Ann joins the admin team with a swag of experiences; many years of admin/secretarial work, a background in corporate events and project management and even worked at a cheese shop. She enjoys decorating her home for the holidays, cooking, entertaining friends, jig saw puzzles, boardgames, painting by numbers and being friendly. She is parent to her seventeen year old son and the love of her life - her five year old Spoodle, Ava!
Principal Clinical Psychologist
B.A., Grad.Dip.Ed., Post Grad.Dip.Psych., M.Ed.,M.Psych. (Clinical) MAPS
Registered Psychologist PSY0001621890
Jody is the Clinical Director and has 20 years experience working with children, adolescents and families across education and psychological treatment settings.
She is a member of the Australian Psychological Society (APS) and the APS College of Clinical Psychologists. She provides evidenced based psychological assessment and intervention and has training in Family Based Therapy, CBT-E, CBT-AR and Beyond Diets for the treatment of Eating Disorders.
She is a credited facilitator for the Tuning into Kids and Circle of Security for emotional regulation difficulties and attachment based difficulties with toddlers and children and the PPP positive parenting program.
Jody is also an experienced and trained user of ADOS and MIGDAS-2 for the assessment of Autism Spectrum Disorder and has completed additional training to identify Autism in very young children. She is committed to providing affirming care to clients who identify as LGBTQIA+.
She is passionate about empowering individuals with strategies to learn to better manage their own difficulties and to assist calm and confident parenting through practical support and therapy.
Jody offers appointments Monday, Wednesday, Thursday and Friday
B.Psych., BA(Hons) (Psych), M.Psych. (Clinical)
Gabrielle is a Clinical Psychologist who is passionate about identifying clients’ strengths and engaging families in a safe and respectful manner. She will collaboratively develop a unique treatment plan that empowers clients and families to achieve their goals.
Prior to Psychology 806, Gabrielle previously worked with infants, children and adolescents in the public mental health setting for 7 years. She brings with her specialist skills in the assessment and treatment of anxiety disorders with a strong interest in Obsessive Compulsive disorder, mood disorders, sleep problems, and social, emotional and behavioural concerns.
Gabrielle utilises a range of evidence based interventions including Cognitive Behavioural Therapy and Acceptance and Commitment Therapy. She is an accredited facilitator of the Tuning in to kids program, PPP Positive Parenting Program and Circle of Security program. These programs assist with children’s emotion regulation and behavioural difficulties and enhance children attachments with care givers. Gabrielle is trained in Family Based Therapy for the treatment of eating disorders.
Gabrielle is available for appointments Tuesday to Friday.
B.Psych., BA(Hons) (Psych), M.Psych. Clinical
Kate is a Clinical Psychologist. Prior to working at Psychology 806 Kate has previously worked with children, adolescents and their families within the education department and public mental health settings. Prior to this she provided home and community based support to clients of all ages experiencing behavioural challenges, mental health difficulties or living with a disability.
Kate has a gentle approach and is mindful of creating an open and safe environment where her clients can feel comfortable and supported in a non-judgemental and relaxed manner. She utilises evidence based interventions including Cognitive Behaviour Therapy and Acceptance Commitment Therapy, and incorporates mindfulness and strength based support into her sessions.
Kate works with the client as well as those within their support network to promote psychological and emotional understanding, while addressing concerns such as anxiety and mood disorders, poor self esteem and self worth, challenging behaviours and difficulties managing emotions.
Kate enjoys working with adolescents, the LGBTI community and individuals on the autism spectrum.
Kate has experience in completing cognitive assessments and supporting clients with learning and school based challenges.
Kate is an accredited facilitator of the Tuning into Kids Program providing support to parents and caregivers in managing emotion regulation and behavioural difficulties in children.
Kate is currently available for appointments Tuesday to Thursday.
BA(Psych), PGradDip Psych, M.Psych Clinical
Marcelle is a clinical psychologist and is a member of the Australian Psychological society. She has previously worked with children, adolescents, families and adults in a variety of public mental health settings over the last 10 years.
She specialises in helping people with a range of mental health issues including depression, anxiety, sleep issues, behavioural concerns, difficulties managing emotions, low self esteem, grief and adjustments to major life events. Marcelle has a special interest in helping young people navigate changes brought on by complex medical conditions.
Marcelle works with her clients to establish shared understanding of their strengths and difficulties to collaboratively develop goals. Using the therapeutic alliance she draws from a range of evidence based approaches, including; Cognitive Behavioural Therapy (CBT), Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT), Mindfulness and Motivational Interviewing to implement change.
Marcelle is a credited facilitator for the ‘Tuning into Kids’ program which provides support to parents and caregivers in managing emotion regulation and behavioural difficulties in children. She is also trained in Family Based Therapy for the treatment of eating disorders.
Marcelle is currently available for appointments Tuesday and Friday.
BBus, GradDipPsych, BA (Psychology) (Honours), GradDipCounsell, M.Psych. Clinical, MAPS
Kylie is a clinical psychologist and is a member of the Australian Psychological society. Kylie has been working with children, adolescents, young adults and their families within an education setting for over five years. She has developed experience in the diagnosis and treatment of anxiety and mood disorders, stress management and resilience, and nurturing the development of a positive sense of self.
Kylie works from a client centred and strengths-based perspective, assisting clients to recognise their strengths and develop their skills in self managing their difficulties, while engaging their support network to develop understanding. Kylie enjoys working with children, adolescents, young adults and the LGBTIQA+ community who may be experiencing school based challenges including VCE stress and behavioural and learning challenges.
Kylie draws on evidence-based interventions including Cognitive Behavioural Therapy (CBT), Acceptance Commitment Therapy (ACT), Motivational Interviewing (MI) in her work. She is committed to ensuring a trusting, supportive and honest relationship is formed between herself and those she works with.
She is a member of the Australian Psychological Society (APS) and the APS College of Clinical Psychologists is committed to continual professional development and developing skills in new evidenced-based approaches.
Kylie is available for appointments on Monday and Tuesday
BA(Psych)(Hons), MPsych(Clinical), MAPS.
Kate is a clinical psychologist and member of the Australian Psychological Society. Her main areas of interest include the parent-child relationship, pre and post-natal care, infant (0-3 years), child, and adolescent mental health.
Kate is experienced at working with children and families who have often experienced significant trauma and mental health difficulties in their lives.
Utilising evidence-based treatments including Cognitive Behavioural Therapy, Acceptance and Commitment Therapy and attachment and play based therapies, Kate provides respectful and developmentally appropriate interventions to help parents and children achieve their goals.
Kate is currently available for appointments Wednesday to Friday.