Esteem Psychology

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If you would like to book an appointment online, please follow the links below to schedule an appointment with your preferred psychologist.

This booking service is available for both new and existing clients of Esteem Psychology.

Please note that we will contact you via the mobile or email address you provide in order to confirm your appointment.

Your booking is not final until the psychologist has contacted you to confirm your selected time.

If your preferred psychologist does not have online booking enabled, please contact us on 49264198 to make an enquiry.

 

Ailie O’Flaherty

BSc (Psych), MA Psych (Clin), MAPS

Ailie O’Flaherty is a Clinical Psychologist with over 16 years’ experience in clinical practice. Ailie has worked in a wide range of health settings involving adults, adolescents and children. The presenting issues of clients have included depression, anxiety, eating disorders, school refusal, sexual identity issues, behavioural disorders, trauma, workplace stress and relationship issues. Her private practice has involved collaboration with various organisations including Victims of Crime, return to work providers, EAP, school counsellors as well as individuals referred by General Practitioners.

Ailie has expertise in a number of evidence based therapies including Cognitive-Behaviour Therapy (CBT), Eye Movement Desensitisation Reprocessing (EMDR) and Dialectical Behaviour Therapy (DBT). She has also trained in a range of other evidence based therapies, including Solution-Focused Therapy, Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT) and mindfulness, etc.

Natalie McCall

BA (Hons) MA (Psych) MAPs

Natalie McCall is a clinical psychologist with over 25 years’ experience in clinical practice. Natalie works with people with an eating disorder (Anorexia Nervosa, Bulimia Nervosa, Binge Eating Disorder). She also has extensive experience working with depression, anxiety, self-harm, adjustment issues, grief and loss.

Natalie works from an evidence-based approach and draws strategies from Enhanced Cognitive Behaviour Therapy (CBTe), Dialectical Behaviour Therapy (DBT) and Schema Therapy to assist clients make meaningful and sustained change in their lives.

Sam Wolfe

B Psyc(Hons), D Psyc(Clin), MAPS

Sam Wolfe is a clinical psychologist with more than 13 years of experience.  Sam has worked with clients presenting with a range of issues including anxiety and depression, grief and loss, trauma and interpersonal issues. Sam also has extensive experience providing intervention to clients with drug and alcohol use and related issues.

Sam has experience working with teenagers and adults and is passionate about supporting and empowering her clients to achieve meaningful change.

Sam provides evidence based psychological intervention and has training in Cognitive Behavioural Therapy, Motivational and Solution-focused strategies as well as Acceptance and Commitment Therapy.

Sophia Wooldridge

BSc (Psych), MA Psych (Clin), MAPS

Sophia Wooldridge is a Clinical Psychologist with over 20 years experience treating mood disorders, adjustment disorders and grief, and other mental health challenges such as phobias and trauma responses. Sophia welcomes the opportunity to work with clients who have experienced prolonged ill-health, be that physical health or mental health.

Sophia’s interventions are informed by her clinical experience with Acceptance and Commitment Therapy, Cognitive Behaviour Therapy, Schema-Focused Therapy, and Dialectical Behaviour Therapy. Sophia is a Board Approved Supervisor, and enjoys providing clinical supervision.

Alex Provost

BPSYC (Hons), M Clin.Psych, Phd, MAPs

Alex Provost is a clinical psychologist with experience working with children, families and adults treating a wide range of issues. Alex has worked with people to treat depression, anxiety, sleep difficulties, stress, compulsions, addictions & eating difficulties.

Alex is particularly passionate about working in a collaborative and person-centred way that aligns with people’s goals. Alex has experience using evidence-based treatments including Cognitive Behaviour Therapy (CBT), Dialectical Behaviour Therapy (DBT) and Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT).

Brendon Knott

BSc (Psych), MA Psych (Clin)

Brendon Knott is a Clinical Psychologist with over 15 years’ experience working with a broad range of complex psychological difficulties including depression, anxiety disorders, personality disorders, trauma, grief, adjustment and interpersonal issues, chronic health issues and many others. Brendon works from a functional contextual perspective, using mindfulness-based cognitive-behavioural therapies, including Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT).

Brendon is also an experienced trainer and lecturer. He has lectured at Macquarie University, and currently presents lectures on ACT and Functional Contextual Therapies to both undergraduate and postgraduate Psychology students at the University of Newcastle. Brendon is locally recognised as an expert in ACT, and provides advanced training workshops to Psychologists and other health professionals in Newcastle, Sydney and rural New South Wales. Brendon also provides clinical supervision to Psychologists, and these services are currently available upon request.

Please note that Brendon is temporarily not accepting new referrals.

Dr Liz Ditton

PhD, MA Psych (Clin), BA (Psych), MAPS

Liz Ditton is a Clinical Psychologist with over 20 years’ experience in clinical practice, and expertise in Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT), mindfulness-based interventions, and Cognitive-Behaviour Therapy (CBT).

Liz has a longstanding personal interest in workplace burnout prevention and management, and has conducted research and training in this area. She has an interest in working with individuals to optimise their capacity to deal with workplace stressors, and to build a positive connection between their work and personal values.

Most recently, Liz has been involved in the development of digital psychological interventions for stress management and psychological wellbeing, using smartphone apps and virtual reality platforms.

Please note that Liz is not currently accepting new referrals.