Psychology counselling sessions

Meet the Psychology, Counselling & Wellbeing Centre Team

Toni Phillips

Psychologist/Clinical Director

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 in cognitive-behavioural therapy, acceptance and commitment therapy, and schema therapy. A background in both public and private sectors have 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. 

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Bronwyn Dooley

Psychologist

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 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

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

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

Bev Hulme

Psychologist

Bev is a registered psychologist with extensive experience working in private practice and as a group facilitator and counselling psychologist in a hospital setting (drug and alcohol rehabilitation). Bev offers psychological services for a broad range of complex issues including:  substance misuse; stress; depression and anxiety issues; relationship issues and couples counselling; post-traumatic stress disorder; sleep issues; interpersonal problems; improving self-esteem, confidence and assertiveness.

 

Bev is passionate about her work and provides an empathetic, calm and encouraging approach. She uses a broad range of therapeutic approaches with a strong interest in Acceptance & Commitment Therapy (Mindfulness), Cognitive Behavioural Therapy and the Developmental Model of Couples Counselling.

Lynne Cawley

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, depressions and 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.

Anne Christensen

Psychologist

Anne is an Educational and Developmental Psychologist with a Master’s Degree in Clinical and Educational Psychology.  Anne has 5 years’ experience working with children, adolescents and families across government, hospital, community and private sectors. 

 

Anne has worked providing intervention, assessment and therapy and has experience working with trauma, anxiety, depression, complex behavioural presentations, attachment, ADHD, Autism Spectrum Disorder and family systems under stress.

 

Anne has experience with CBT, ACT, solution-focused and narrative therapy but prefers to set the framework with the client to ensure that it is tailored to the individual client

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Jasmyn Newton

Provisional Psychologist

Jasmyn is a provisionally registered psychologist who recently completed a Master of Professional Psychology at the University of the Sunshine Coast. Jasmyn works collaboratively with clients of all ages to improve and maintain their psychological wellbeing.


Jasmyn adopts a client-centered, non-judgmental approach in her practice. She draws from evidence-based frameworks including Cognitive Behavioural Therapy (CBT) 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 enjoys working with a wide variety of presentations and has a special interest in working with adolescents and young adults.

Practice Administration 

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:  

​Chris Flage        

Administration