Our Team

Stephanie Allen

Principal Clinical Psychologist

I have been practising as a Clinical Psychologist for over a decade, and I have been lucky enough to work with individuals and groups in both hospitals and in the community. I chose the business…

Isabel Boada

Senior Psychologist

I am a registered Psychologist, a Member of the Australian Psychological Society (MAPS) I have been practicing since 2002 in private practice, hospitals, medical centres, universities, and home schooling settings, and I have been very…

Allison Cahill

Senior Relationship and Couples Therapist

I have been working in private practice as a registered Psychotherapist and Counsellor for the past six years working closely with couples, families and individuals. Additionally, I hold a Bachelor of Counselling and Human Change…

Samantha Shardlow

Clinical Psychology Registrar

I am a registered Psychologist and I completed my Masters of Clinical Psychology at the University of Queensland. I have experience working with people of all ages experiencing lots of different issues, and my main…

Rebecca Ciatto

Senior Accredited Mental Health Social Worker - DBT Therapist

I’m an Accredited Mental Health Social Worker and have extensive experience providing Dialectical Behaviour Therapy (DBT) and Radically Open DBT (RO-DBT) treatment to children, adolescents, and adults. I received my Bachelor’s in Psychology from Richmond,…

Karina Lazarou

Clinical Psychology Registrar

I am a registered psychologist, having completed a Master of Clinical Psychology at the University of Technology, Sydney and a Bachelor of Psychological Science (Honours) at the University of New South Wales. I have experience…

Fiona McNamara

Practice Manager

I have been working in Private Practice for nearly 3 years, recently moving into the Practice Manager role. With a background in Business and People management in the finance world for over 22 years, I…

The Life & Mind Offices

Feeling comfortable in therapy is really important. And it doesn’t just relate to how you feel in front of your therapist, it also relates to the space a practice occupies. Take a tour of our…