THE PARTNERS

Dee Cooper 

Clinical Psychologist | M. Psych., MAPS, FCCLP, EMDRAA

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. She has a specific interest in working with adults with PTSD, anxiety, depression. A specific area of focus for Dee has been working with ex-service personnel as well as first responders. Dee has a preference for using EMDR as the main therapy modality. She is an accredited EMDRAA practitioner and working her way to becoming an EMDR Consultant. Dee is a Psychology Board approved supervisor and is passionate about mentoring early career psychologists and other mental health professionals to grow and develop their skills. Dee currently consults at LTC Monday to Friday, with a fortnightly outreach clinic to Cape Barren Island.

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Lucy Wise 

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

Paul Bertoia

Educational & 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 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.

David Belsham

Psychologist l Post-MSc Dip., MSc, BPsych (Hons) MAPS

 

David is a Registered Psychologist with 15 years experience working in both Australia and the UK.  He has experience working in specialist trauma services, eating disorder units, as well as in the education sector.  David works with children and adults, using a variety of evidence based approaches that are tailored to the individual.  He is particularly interested in Psychodynamic approaches and enjoys ongoing study of these as well as Criminology.  David is with LTC full time and is available for weekend appointments.

Georgia Burke

Psychologist 

Georgia is a Psychologist with experience in working with adults, young people, and their families in both mental health and disability support settings. Georgia has an interest in working with anxiety and mood disorders, trauma related difficulties, and various life stressors. Georgia uses therapeutic modalities such as Mindfulness, Cognitive Behavioural Therapy, Dialectical Behaviour Therapy, Schema Therapy and EMDR. Georgia currently consults at LTC on Monday through to Wednesday.

Lily Deeth

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 is currently on maternity leave and will be rejoining LTC as soon as she can tear herself away from her gorgeous little baby.

Claire Goulston 

Educational Psychologist 

Claire is an Educational Psychologist who works at LTC on Fridays. She is experienced in providing assessments for children and adolescents in the areas of learning disorders, neurodevelopmental disorders and ADHD. She also provides therapy for children with anxiety and depression. 

Emma Keen

Social Worker & Provisional Psychologist| B. SW, Grad. Dip. Psychology 

Emma is an accredited mental health social worker with experience in working 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 Acceptance and Commitment Therapy and Dialectical Behavioural Therapy, EMDR and Schema Therapy. She has also completed her Masters in Professional Psychology and is registered as a provisional psychologist. Emma currently consults at LTC on Tuesdays to Fridays.

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Laura Nes 

Provisional Psychologist (AssocMAPS) l 

Laura is a provisional Psychologist with experience working with a range of presenting concerns such as anxiety, depression, relationship issues, grief and loss, adjustment related issues and PTSD. She uses evidence-based therapies including Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT), Dialectical Behavioural Therapy (DBT), Cognitive Behavioural Therapy (CBT) and Schema Therapy. Laura believes that establishing a sound therapeutic relationship with a person is very important, as well as creating a trusting and safe environment. The overall goal for Laura is to help clients to improve their wellbeing and to feel heard and understood.  

Liam Spicer

Registered Psychologist |(AssocMAPS, EMDRAA, AAPI)

Liam is a  registered Psychologist with experience both within government and private practice settings, and has a special interest in working with trauma, dissociation, grief, depression, phobias, and anxiety. Liam’s primary therapeutic modalities include Eye Movement Desensitisation Reprocessing (EMDR) therapy, and Schema Therapy. Liam is currently undergoing further training to become an EMDR accredited practitioner with EMDRAA (EMDR Association Australia) and ISST (International Society of Schema Therapy) certification to be an accredited Schema Therapist. Liam is also trained in and uses components of therapeutic approaches such as Cognitive Behavioural Therapy, Dialectical Behaviour Therapy and Acceptance and Commitment Therapy. Liam works with children, adolescents, and adults and consults at LTC Monday through to Friday.

Kylie Wickham

 Clinical Psychologist  | M. Psych. (Clin.) 

Kylie is a Clinical 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 the 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 Wednesdays late afternoon and early evening, and Thursdays.

Kylie Wolstencroft

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 , Dialectical Behavior Therapy, Play and Art Therapies and incorporates Mindfulness into her practice. Kylie also works with adults and has a particular interest in using  EMDR across age groups. She currently consults at LTC on Mondays and Thursdays late afternoon/early evening, and Saturday mornings.

Caroline Thain

Occupational Therapist 

Caroline is an Occupational Therapist with over 16 years experience working predominantly in mental health settings. Caroline enjoys providing therapy across all age ranges and has specialised in parent work and providing community education workshops. Caroline currently provides therapy services to the antenatal clinic at The Smithton District hospital. With a passion for building health literacy, Caroline is also able to provide local psycho-education workshops to the greater Launceston community. 

Nicky Weber 

Accredited Mediator

Nicky is able to provide mediation in a wide range of matters, from families to work related situations. Nicky is a qualified solicitor, has an Honours degree in Psychology and is a registered Mediator with the Australian Mediation Institute. Nicky is available on Saturdays or other days by appointment, please contact our friendly admin staff for more information. 

Paddington

Accredited Therapy Dog

Paddington is a two year old Spaniel and accredited Therapy Dog who works alongside Kylie Wolstencroft through Animal Assisted Therapy. Paddington loves long walks and being pampered. He is available to work with clients of all ages.

ADMINISTRATION

Reception staff are able to take your phone calls between 8:30 am to 4:30 pm, Monday to Friday. Outside of these times, please feel free to leave a voicemail and your call will be returned as soon as possible.

Alternatively, please email: admin@launcestontherapyclinic.com.au to leave a message.

Stacey Saunders

Practice Manager 

Stacey Saunders is our Practice Manager at Launceston Therapy Clinic. Stacey is responsible for the day to day running of the Clinic and provides support to our clinicians and reception staff. Stacey is passionate about Mental Health and has a raft of experience within the Mental Health Industry.

Tamara Clayton

Administrative Assistant  

Tamara is one our friendly reception staff members that  you will most likely encounter when you first make contact with LTC. Tamara has worked as a receptionist in mental health settings for many years and can help you with any queries that you may have.