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MA (PsychFamilyTh), MA (HealthEd), BA (Soc), Dip (Psych), GradCert (ClinicalSup), MAPS, MCCOUNP
Member of APS College of Counselling Psychologists
Nese is a Registered Psychologist with the Psychology Board of Australia and she is also a member of the Australian Psychology Society. Nese has a Masters in Psychology in Family Therapy, a Masters in Health Education and also a Graduate Certificate in Clinical Supervision. Nese has 25 years of experience in individual, couple, family, and relationships therapy. She has worked in mental health, drug and alcohol, family/relationships and corporate organisations in the capacity of a psychologist, lecturer, consultant and supervisor. Nese has presented in national and international conferences and she has been in private practice for many years. She is committed to providing the highest quality service to her clients in order to assist them to reach their maximum potential. She will also train, mentor and provide clinical supervision to psychologists.
Nese is available to see patients from Tuesday - Friday and every second Saturday.
BA(Honours), MPsych (Clinical Neuropsychology), PhD, MAPS, CCN
Dr Anna Ingram has over 15 years of experience as a clinical neuropsychologist. She holds a Masters degree in Clinical Neuropsychology and a PhD from The University of Melbourne. She is a fully registered psychologist with AHPRA and holds endorsement as a neuropsychologist with the Psychology Board of Australia. She is also a member of the Australian Psychological Society and the College of Clinical Neuropsychologists. Dr Ingram sees adults and older adults with known or suspected brain impairment and/or mental illness for detailed neuropsychological assessments. She has a particular interest and expertise in dementia diagnosis, including atypical and younger onset dementias. She also has substantial experience in decision making capacity assessments and in providing an opinion about return to work, study and driving. In addition, Dr Ingram is able to assist people with cognitive impairment to better manage their difficulties in everyday life. Dr Ingram also conducts intellectual and academic assessments for adults and children.
Anna is available to see patients based on demand.
BA Psych (Honours), Grad Dip Psych Science Registered Psychologist (MAPS) SIRA Accredited
Natalie has completed an undergraduate degree in Psychology at the University of Sydney and Honours Degree at Western Sydney University. Following the completion of her Honours Degree, Natalie completed an AHPRA approved two-year internship involving practice in a private clinic. During this time, she gained extensive clinical experience and skills in diagnostics, assessment and treatment of various psychological conditions among individuals of all ages. Natalie has special interest in working with individuals suffering from various presenting issues from adolescence to late adulthood.
Natalie has experience in the assessment, diagnosis and treatment of;
Natalie is available to see patients on Tuesdays and Wednesdays.
Educational and Developmental Psychologist
Sandra is a Board and Australian Psychological Society (APS) endorsed Educational and Developmental Psychologist who has a masters degree in Education and Counselling Psychology, with additional postgraduate qualifications in Nutritional Medicine for Mental Health. Sandra has interest in working with children and adults from an evidence-based, holistic and individualistic perspective. She has experience working with students in:
Sandra provides assessment, counselling and management of:
Sandra is available to see clients on Mondays, Tuesdays and Wednesdays.
Keong is a clinical psychologist and Associate Professor at the ACU Strathfield campus. Keong has research interests in the area of clinical psychology and with a focus on obsessive-compulsive and related disorders, including hoarding disorder, OCD, and compulsive buying. He is also very interested in examining the application of mindfulness and acceptance based therapies for these conditions.
Keong is available to see patients on Saturdays.
Accredited Practising Dietitian
Masters’ of Nutrition and Dietetics
Bachelor of Science; Double Majors in Nutrition & Metabolism and Physiology
Lara is an Accredited Practising Dietitian and a member of Dietitians Australia. Lara studied at the University of Sydney and completed a degree in Human Nutrition and Physiology and a Masters’ degree in Nutrition and Dietetics.
Working in a multi-disciplinary team, Lara has had extensive dietetics training including internships at Royal Prince Alfred Hospital and the Mater Hospital North Sydney.
She has had experience working with individuals with various health conditions from different cultural backgrounds and follows a holistic approach to nutrition where not only an individual’s medical circumstances are taken into consideration but also social and mental factors are taken into account when devising a dietary plan. An important part of her practice is empowering individuals with correct nutrition knowledge to identify facts from fad and make more informed food choices daily.
Lara is experienced in providing individualised dietary advice in the following areas:
- Weight loss
- Women’s health including PCOS, endometriosis and pregnancy
- Metabolic syndrome including high blood pressure, type 2 and gestational diabetes, hyperlipidaemia, hypercholesteremia
- Gastrointestinal disorders and intolerances
- Sports nutrition and performance
- Nutrition interventions to support anxiety, depression and disordered eating
Lara is available to see clients on Mondays and Saturdays.
Zuhal has undertaken a Bachelor of Science (Medical Science), with a major in Neuroscience at the University of Sydney. Zuhal has particular interest in biological and neural processing of the brain, and its connection with human behaviour. Zuhal has been working with Drummoyne Counselling as an Executive Assistant to Specialists, since 2017. She has become a valuable asset and is managing Drummoyne Counselling, since 2020. Zuhal shows great interpersonal and management skills to lead, develop, implement, oversee and manage the operations, and the future growth and development of the centre.