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…

Isabel Boada

Senior Psychologist

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

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

Psychologist

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…

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,…

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

Psychologist

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…

Marlo

Office Junior

Marlo is a senior golden retriever, and he is one of our most valued team members. He loves coming to the practice, and he helps people feel calm and at ease from the moment they…

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…