MEET THE TEAM

 

You are welcome to request a particular psychologist, alternatively we are happy to help determine who is most suitable and available, according to your needs. All our psychologists operate predominantly from Cognitive Behavioural Therapy and ACT frameworks which results in a strong emphasis on tailored, practical strategies to assist our clients to achieve their goals and optimal wellbeing. Our psychologists are in Ballarat, Victoria.

If you would like any further information about any of our psychologists please call us: (03) 5332 2266.

Courtney, Dakota & Kacey

The reception team provide administrative support, co-ordinate diaries, assist with new referrals, take care of payments and rebates, and are always happy to answer any questions you may have. Call them on 03 5332 2266 or email admin@mindlifeclinic.com.au

Rebecca Rudd
Principal Psychologist & Clinic Manager

Special interests include positive psychology and resilience building, psychometric testing, leadership and career goals, self-employment, illness prevention and chronic pain. Registered supervisor with AHPRA.

* Not currently taking on new clients for treatment, but enquiries for assessment or supervision are welcome.
Damien Adler
Psychologist & Clinic Director

Special interests include career and business development, life-coaching and sleep problems. Registered supervisor with AHPRA.

* Not currently taking on new clients for treatment
Merideth Haines
Psychologist

Special interests include anxiety, depression, life adjustment, pregnancy, postpartum depression and anxiety, adjustment to parenthood, parenting strategies, Acceptance and Commitment Therapy, mindfulness, and is skilled in delivering group programs including Tuning Into Kids an Triple P Parenting.

Preference for age 16 +
Karen Mostert Willey
Psychologist

Special interests include depression, anxiety, stress (especially work related), loss and grief counselling, dealing with chronic illness and disease, life adjustment, career coaching, organisational psychology and workplace training.

Preference for age 20 +
Kate Mathews
Psychologist

Special interests include anxiety, depression, motivation and procrastination, life adjustment, and sleep problems.

Preference for age 16 +

* Planning to return from maternity leave in January 2020
Mandy Lovell
Psychologist

Special interests include stress, anxiety, depression, grief and loss, life adjustment and recovery from trauma.

Preference for ages 18 +
Trish Neil
Psychologist & Clinical Registrar

Special interests include anxiety disorders, particularly social anxiety, long standing and complex mental health issues, personality disorders, interpersonal communication, effectiveness and boundary setting; older adults, adjustment, grief, gender dysphoria and reassignment.

Preference for age 18 +
Nigel Wilson
Psychologist & Clinical Registrar

Special interests stress, depression, anxiety, trauma, men's health and wellbeing, adjustment and sleep problems.

Preference for ages 18 +
Fiona Harris
Provisional Psychologist & Clinical Psychology Masters Intern

Special interests include assessment and psychometric testing, diagnosis and treatment of high prevalence disorders.

Preference for age 16 +
Coelina Mills
Psychologist

Special interests include anxiety, depression, eating disorders, sleep problems, stress, older adults, adjustment, personality disorders, major mental illness and recovery from psychosis.

Preference for age 16 +
Kyle de Leeuw
Psychologist

Special interests include depression, anxiety, psychosis and early intervention, bipolar disorder, complex trauma, personality disorders, sport psychology and psychometric testing.

Preference for age 16 +