Our Team

Stephanie Allen

Principal Clinical Psychologist

I have been practising as a Clinical Psychologist for nearly 15 years, and I have been lucky enough to work with individuals, couples and groups in both public and private settings. I am most dedicated to…

Dr Shelley Bannon

Senior Clinical Psychologist

I am a highly skilled clinical psychologist with over 24 years of experience. I obtained a PhD in Clinical Psychology from the University of Wollongong. My Phd focus was on Obsessive Compulsive Disorder and I…

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…

Nick Batty


I believe people deserve to be happy, feel good within themselves, and lead functional, productive lives regardless of their background or adversities they face.  I understand this may be confronting and challenging and I work…

Allison Cahill

Senior Relationship and Couples Therapist

I am a registered Psychotherapist and Counsellor holding a Bachelor of Counselling and Human Change (Psychotherapy, BCHC). I have extensive experience working closely with couples, families and individuals and various commercial and educational organisations in…

Rose Iannuzzelli

Clinical Psychology Registrar

In my therapeutic work I aim to create a respectful and collaborative environment, encouraging clients to take ownership of their treatment. I am committed to providing the most evidence-based clinical practice, individually-tailored to each client….

Rhia Forsyth


I am a registered Psychologist who is currently working and studying for my Masters of Clinical Psychology at Charles Sturt University. I have been working in the mental health field for almost ten years. I…

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…

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…