Senior Clinical Psychologist
Bachelor of Health Science
Bachelor of Arts (First Class Honours)(Psychology)
Graduate Diploma of Psychology
Master of Clinical Psychology
Member of the Australian Psychological Society
Fellow of the Australian College of Clinical Psychologists
Psychology Board of Australia Approved Supervisor (Registrar Program)
Jackie has a masters degree in clinical psychology, and has worked as a healthcare professional for over 14 years in a variety of contexts including private practice, research, and community settings. She is a member of the national Disaster Response Network (DRN), and the current chair of the Gippsland Branch of the Australian Psychological Society.
Jackie works with children, adolescents, young adults, parents and families. She uses a wide variety of therapy skills and has extensive training and experience in many different psychometric assessments. Jackie previously worked as the regional clinical psychologist for the Child Youth Mental Health Service, where she had the privilege of working with young people presenting with complex difficulties.
Jackie particularly enjoys collaborating with other multidisciplinary professionals. Jackie has a down to earth, practical approach. Jackie is passionate about rural health, and she is an advocate for the provision of quality healthcare services in regional areas.
When not in the office, Jackie can be found on the farm, or cooking up a storm for her family.
Senior Speech Pathologist
Bachelor of Speech Pathology
Certified Practicing Speech Pathologist
Member of Speech Pathology Australia
Catherine is a Certified Practicing Speech Pathologist and holds membership with Speech Pathology Australia. She completed a Bachelor of Speech Pathology at Latrobe University and has been practicing as a senior clinician for many years, across both the public and private sectors. Catherine has extensive experience in the administration of the Autism Diagnostic Observation Scale (ADOS-2) and assessments used to diagnose paediatric speech, language and social communication disorders.
Catherine previously carried a specialist caseload with the Child Youth Mental Health Service as coordinator of the neurodevelopmental assessment clinic. This role has enabled Catherine to work with a variety of health care professionals across a range of clinical settings.
Born and raised in the Gippsland area, Catherine believes that regional families deserve access to quality, affordable healthcare. Catherine hopes that through the provision of quality assessments and good communication, the diagnostic process for families can be one of understanding, education and exploration.
When she is not at work, Catherine loves spending time with her family, drinking cups of tea and running. She is a self-confessed terrible cook, loves to garden and never says no to a cup of coffee!