THE PARTNERS //
Clinical Psychologist | M. Psych., MAPS, FCCLP
Dee is a Clinical Psychologist with over 30 years experience, having worked in a range of different settings both in the public sector as well as private practice. Dee is passionate about assisting people to live full and meaningful lives. She has a specific interest in working with adults with anxiety, depression, Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) and chronic medical conditions. Whilst Dee is comfortable using a range of therapy approaches, she has a preference for using EMDR and is currently completing the requirements to become an accredited EMDR practitioner. Dee is a Psychology Board approved supervisor and is committed to ensuring that professionals be supported to develop their skills to the best they can be. Dee currently consults at LTC Monday to Friday, with fortnightly outreach sessions to Cape Barren Island.
Clinical Psychologist | M. Psych. (Clin.), MAPS, FCCLP
Lucy is a Clinical Psychologist who has worked for a number of different services, including Disability Services and Adult Community Mental Health. Lucy uses evidence based therapies including Cognitive Behavioural Therapy, Schema Therapy and Dialectical Behaviour Therapy. She has a particular interest in working with adults with mood disorders, eating disorders and major mental illness. Lucy hold Psychology Board approved supervisor status. Lucy currently consults at LTC Monday to Friday.
THE ASSOCIATES //
Ed. & Developmental Psychologist | B.A. (Hons.), Dip. Ed., Grad. Dip. Child Psychotherapy Studies, FAPS, FCEDP
Paul is an Educational & Developmental Psychologist who has worked in a range of educational, developmental and mental health settings with infants, children and adolescents, and their families. He has experience in psychological assessment, diagnosis and treatment of young people with a range of developmental / learning delays and disabilities, or mental health problems. He is a Fellow of the Australian Psychological Society, and of the College of Educational & Developmental Psychologists. Paul currently consults at LTC on Saturday mornings.
Psychologist (Clinical Psychologist Registrar) | M. Psych. (Clin.), MAPS
Lily is a psychologist with experience in adolescent and adult mental health. She uses evidence-based therapies including Cognitive Behaviour Therapy and Dialectical Behaviour Therapy and incorporates mindfulness-based strategies into her practice. Lily is interested in providing assessment and therapy for a range of mental heath problems. Lily currently consults at LTC on Wednesday and Thursday.
Clinical Psychologist | M. Psych. (Clin.), MAPS
Michelle is a Clinical Psychologist with experience in child, adolescent, and adult mental health. She uses evidence-based therapies including Cognitive Behaviour Therapy, Acceptance and Commitment Therapy, and Dialectical Behaviour Therapy. Michelle has a specific interest in anxiety and mood disorders, trauma-related difficulties, and cognitive and learning assessments for children, adolescents and adults. She currently consults at LTC on Wednesdays, Thursdays, and Fridays.
Social Worker | B. SW, Grad. Dip. Psychology
Emma is an accredited mental health social worker with knowledge and experience in a number of different areas including adolescents, families and adults in mental health and within the child safety system. Emma has a special interest in the areas of trauma related difficulties, anxiety and serious mental illness. She uses evidence based therapies including cognitive behavioural therapy, acceptance and commitment therapy and dialectical behavioural therapy. Emma currently consults at LTC on Tuesdays to Fridays.
Social Worker | B.SW, MAASW , AMHSW
Karen is an Accredited Mental Health Social Worker with over twenty five years experience counselling women children and men. Karen’s particular passion is working with individuals, couples and families to improve their relationships and emotional wellbeing. Mindfulness based CBT Solution Focussed Therapy and Positive Psychology are some of the approaches Karen incorporates in her practice. Karen consults at LTC on Mondays and Tuesdays, Thursday evenings and Saturday. When not at work Karen is often found drinking coffee in one of Launceston’s cafes or on a road trip taking photographs somewhere.
Psychologist (Clinical Psychologist Registrar) | M. Psych. (Clin.)
Kylie is a Psychologist with experience working with children and adolescents in educational settings, and with adults in mental health and drug and alcohol treatment settings. She has a particular interest in treatment of mood and anxiety disorders, including those co-occurring with alcohol and other substance use problems. Kylie predominantly uses therapies including Cognitive Behavioural Therapy and mindfulness approaches. Kylie currently consults at LTC on Monday and Thursday late afternoon and early evening, and Saturday mornings.
Psychologist | M. Ed. Psych., MAPS
Kylie is a Psychologist with many years’ experience working with children and adolescents in educational settings. She has a particular interest in children and adolescents with anxiety and mood disorders as well as supporting carers with parenting and behavioural issues. Kylie uses evidence based therapies including Cognitive Behavioural Therapy and Acceptance and Commitment Therapy and incorporates Mindfulness into her practice. Kylie currently consults at LTC on Tuesday late afternoon/early evening, and Saturday mornings.
Heather Zacher & Kylie Squires
Heather and Kylie (photo) are our friendly faces on reception and the most-likely-to-answer voices at the end of the phone.
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