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Meet Our Team

Toni Phillips


Bronwyn Dooley

Dianne Clohessy


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Kylie Murray

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Zoe Pleming

Toni Phillips

Clinical Director/Senior Psychologist

Toni has been a practising psychologist for over 20 years, and the Clinical Director

at the Psychology, Counselling & Wellbeing Centre since 2017.


Toni brings a warm, professional and collaborative treatment approach that is client-centred

and reflects the unique goals and values of each individual.


Toni provides an evidence-based approach to treatment utilising strategies based on

cognitive-behavioural therapy, acceptance and commitment therapy, and schema therapy.

A background in both public and private sectors has provided Toni with experience

in working with a broad range of clients with diverse backgrounds and clinical presentations.


Toni provides individual therapeutic intervention for adolescents and adults. She supports

people with mood and anxiety disorders as well as interpersonal relationship difficulties

and trauma.She is interested in the treatment of challenges arising from adjusting to

a variety of health conditions including, but not limited to, menopause and cardiac events,

and works with individuals to develop non-diet approaches to eating behaviour, helping

clients to overcome body image challenges and supporting people pre and post-bariatric surgery.


Toni is an accredited Board Approved Supervisor with the Psychology Board of Australia.

She has a strong foundation of clinical experience informed by over 20 years of practice. 

Additionally, Toni is an accredited ‘Daring Way' facilitator after completing Brene Brown’s

practitioner training in America. Toni is a qualified Hypnotherapist and a Heart

Foundation Ambassador. 


Bronwyn Dooley


Bronwyn has been a practising psychologist for over 17 years and has a Master’s in Educational and Developmental Psychology. This allows her to specialise in her work with children and adolescents. 

However, having worked in private practice for so long, her scope of practice has also included extensive work with adults and couples. Her initial training was predominantly in CBT and Psychodynamic therapy, but over the years her approach has grown to incorporate other paradigms.

Bronwyn is extremely passionate about what she does and feels very privileged to work alongside clients as they navigate their way through life’s challenges.

Dianne Clohessy

Senior Psychologist

Dianne is a registered psychologist who has worked with a wide range of clients in external and internal Employee Assistance Programs, hospital environments and private practice. 


Di has experience in the treatment of stress, trauma, pain management, anxiety, depression, loss and grief, workplace, couples counselling and relationship issues. To help clients reach their full potential, Dianne utilises a holistic, person-centred approach to counselling.


Helen Neighbour

Senior Psychologist

Helen is a registered psychologist with extensive experience in all aspects of counselling. Helen has experience in the treatment of stress, trauma, pain management, anxiety, depression, loss and grief.


Helen has a lovely soft approach which offers an empathetic, caring approach to counselling sessions. 

Lynne Cawley

Senior Psychologist

Lynne is a registered psychologist with experience working in organisational settings as well as private practice.  Lynne has worked with a range of clients from children through to adults. Lynne offers psychological services for a broad range of issues including developmental, stress, depression, anxiety and organisational issues.


Lynne is passionate about working with all clients in order to help them move forward and works from strengths based approach.

Jasmyn Newton


Jasmyn works collaboratively with clients of all ages to improve and maintain their psychological wellbeing. She adopts a client-centered, non-judgmental approach in her practice, drawing from evidence-based frameworks including Cognitive Behavioural Therapy (CBT), Dialectical Behaviour Therapy (DBT) and Metacognitive Therapy. Jasmyn also has experience delivering mindfulness-based interventions.

Jasmyn is passionate about assisting her clients to overcome challenging life experiences. She provides a safe place for individuals to explore their difficulties, while empowering her clients to identify and utilise their strengths. Jasmyn particularly enjoys treating anxiety disorder presentations and has a special interest in working with adolescents and young adults.

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Cherelle Evans

Accredited Mental Health Social Worker

Cherelle holds a Bachelor of Arts (Social Welfare) and Bachelor of Social Work (First Class Honors)
and is accredited as a mental health clinician by the Australian Association of Social Workers. As a
practising clinician, Cherelle has had a varied career, including, (at a tertiary level) clinical social work
and individual therapy for a wide range of presenting issues and mental health concerns.

Her areas of specialty and interest in private practice include working with people who have experienced trauma and attachment disruption, grief and loss, pregnancy, complex fetal diagnosis, depression, anxiety, and disability.

Cherelle has a particular interest in clinical social work and recognizes the broader implications of an individual having a mental illness; including specific psychological, biological, socio-economic and environmental dimensions. Her therapeutic framework is psychotherapeutic with interventions including Acceptance and Commitment Therapy, Psychoeducation, Mindfulness, and Skills Training.

Kylie Murray


Kylie is a quiet, calm, compassionate practitioner, using strengths-based, trauma-informed, person-centred and mindfulness approaches and frameworks underpinned by CBT, ACT, and DBT. She enjoys working with a range of clients to help them overcome life’s challenges, including past trauma, anxiety, mood disorders, and stress. Kylie has a particular interest in women’s health and well-being, healthy relationships, and ADHD.


Kylie has also worked in leadership roles and is experienced in assisting people to effectively manage workplace challenges, to get the most from their work environment.

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Zoe Pleming


Zoe is a registered psychologist with experience treating individuals of all ages and backgrounds on their unique journeys. With a warm and caring approach, Zoe enjoys supporting clients through challenges, and exploring values, strengths, and coping skills to pave the way toward a meaningful life.


Zoe offers psychological services for adults and addresses a range of issues, including life transitions, anxiety, depression, stress, grief, relationship dynamics, and workplace challenges. Zoe has an interest in working with young adults, and mental health complexities stemming from health-related conditions and physical injury recovery. Zoe also has a passion for holistic health, the mind-body connection and wellbeing practices such as mindfulness, meditation, and yoga.


Zoe informs treatment based on variety of evidenced based approaches specific to each client’s needs, typically including Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, Acceptance and Commitment Therapy, and Compassion Focused Therapy. Zoe understands the courage it takes to seek therapy and aims to create a safe space where clients feel empowered to embark on their mental health and wellness journey.

Our Reception Team

Our friendly and helpful administration staff are always on hand to answer your calls, queries and emails. We can advise on fees as well as book your appointments with the Psychologist that best suits your needs.


To speak to one of our fantastic administration team members call today:  


Celine is currently pursuing a bachelor’s degree in psychological science. She is particularly interested in the psychology behind family and relationships, as well as developmental and positive psychology.


Chris has worked here at The Psychology, Counselling & Wellbeing Centre for 9 years. She comes from an

administration background and absolutely

enjoys working with lovely clients!


Isabelle is currently undertaking an undergraduate degree in nursing to then peruse medicine. She is particularly interested in paediatrics and general human biology.

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