Winnie is a registered psychologist who has more than 12 years experience and practice. She began her psychology career as a counsellor with the Victoria Aboriginal Health Services. She brings a sense of compassion, humour, respect and honesty to her work and is passionate about helping individuals to overcome and transition through challenges, particularly at critical and vulnerable stages of their lives. Winnie offers clients strategies that facilitate change and empower their potential by drawing on a range of psychological approaches such as, Cognitive Behavioural Therapy (CBT), Acceptance Commitment Therapy (ACT), Existential, Narrative Therapy, Dialectical Behavioural Therapy (DBT) and Solution Focused Therapy (SFT). She also provides psycho-education in the counselling process. Winnie sees clients with a broad range of presenting issues including anxiety, depression, relationship difficulties, trauma, PTSD and is experienced working with refugees. She is able to provide counselling services in English as well as Vietnamese and works with children, youth, and adults.
With more than 20 years of accumulated experience and practice, Catherine has a vast knowledge of both the public health and educational sectors. She is adept not only in providing counselling services in clinical psychology but also frequently provides management staff consultation and remediation.
Catherine works with people of all ages and backgrounds; individuals as well as groups. She is able to provide counselling services in English as well as Cantonese. Whether you are seeking a confidential individual consultation or organisational consultation, she can help you work through these challenges and provide you the best avenue to move forward.
Catherine’s expertise includes:
Anxiety and Depression,
Drug and Alcohol
Cross Cultural Counselling
If you are grappled with any of the above, Catherine can help you work through these challenges and provide you the best avenue to move forward.
Lien (Lily) Phan
Lily is a provisionally registered psychologist with over 7 years of field experience working with children and parents, adolescents, adults, and families in private practice, hospital and community settings. In addition to providing individual therapy, Lily also has an interest in facilitating psychoeducational and therapeutic groups for children and adults. Lily is comfortable conducting sessions in person and online (video calling; for adults).
Lily speaks fluent English, Vietnamese and conversational Mandarin Chinese, and has a good understanding of Vietnamese and Chinese culture and family dynamics.
She is a warm and engaging therapist who works with the best interests of the client in mind, guided by their individual strengths and needs, whilst respecting their values, resources, and capacity for choice. As such, psychological treatment is tailored to the individual, and Lily draws from evidence-based therapeutic frameworks such as Cognitive Behavioural Therapy (CBT), Acceptance & Commitment Therapy (ACT), Positive Psychology, Narrative Therapy, Dialectical Behaviour Therapy (DBT), Solution Focused Therapy (SFT), Motivational Interviewing, Play Therapy, and Art Therapy.
Her areas of interest include:
adjustment to/after injury
anxiety and stress (including life, studies and work)
depression (including low mood, lack of motivation and negative thinking)
family conflict, divorce and separation
grief, loss, death and bereavement
improving general health and well-being, work/life balance