Leesa is a Registered Psychologist, who trained at the University of New South Wales and Sydney University. She has extensive knowledge and experience in working with acute and chronic clinical Mental Health presentations, such as schizophrenia and bipolar, as well as with gambling addictions, anxiety, depression, trauma, parenting concerns and has experience in working with children, adolescents, adults as well as older persons. Her special interests are parenting interventions, attachment theory depression, anxiety, gambling and post natal depression and psycho-education.
Leesa is a Psychology Supervisor and mentors and teaches Psychology Interns. She works collaboratively, using a variety of therapy styles including Acceptance and Commitment Therapy, Cognitive Behavioural Therapy, Interpersonal Therapy, Solution Focussed therapy, Motivational Interviewing and strengths based therapy. Leesa’s approach to treatment is that is should be a collaboration, with the aim to assist the client to identify and build on their strengths to help them to live the fulfilling and value filled life they deserve.
She is a Registered Psychologist with AHPRA and Medicare and a member of the Australian Association of Psychologists Inc (AAPI).
Amrit is a Clinical Psychologist who trained at Macquarie University and received her Clinical Masters from the University of Wollongong. She has also received specialist training in the treatment of anxiety and depression at the prestigious Beck Institute in the United States. Amrit has worked extensively with children, adolescents, adults and families presenting with a wide range of psychological concerns including; anxiety, depression, anger concerns, ADHD, Behavioural difficulties, Personality disorders and relationship problems. Amrit has also been responsible for the development and implementation of group-based programs for stress and anxiety.
Stephanie is an Accredited Practising Dietitian from The University of Sydney and is dedicated to teaching individuals about the importance of nutrition and health. Stephanie enjoys cooking healthy recipes at home and trying new cuisines with family and friends. Her nutrition philosophy is free from fad diets and focuses on the use of wholefoods and balance to help patient’s meet their nutrition goals. Stephanie is passionate about providing personalised dietary advice to her patients from every culture to help them lead healthier lives. She has had experience in major public hospitals such as Concord Hospital, as well as one-on-one nutrition consultancy. Stephanie has a particular interest in assisting patients with weight loss, weight gain, healthy eating, diabetes, blood pressure and cholesterol management, vegetarian and vegan diets, emotional eating and women’s health. Please speak to our friendly staff to book an appointment at either St Ives or Hornsby.
Gauri is an Accredited Practicing Dietitian specialising in South Asian Diets. She grew up in the country side on fresh vegetarian food and loved growing vegetables from a young age. She believes that healthy eating is possible in every culture and cuisine. Gauri is passionate about cooking from fresh ingredients and trialling various cuisines. She is a mother of a toddler and understands the challenges of cooking for a family with varying nutritional needs and tastes. Gauri has been working as a dietitian for 5 years and in private practice for 2 years. She enjoys working in a multidisciplinary team who are committed to holistic and preventative health. Gauri’s favourite thing about being a private dietitian is getting to know and help her patients from diverse backgrounds to love food and enjoy good health. Gauri has had experience in a major public hospitals and various nursing homes. Gauri has a special management programs that assist in weight loss, weight gain, healthy eating, Diabetes, Blood pressure and Cholesterol management, Vegetarian and Vegan diets, Emotional eating, Digestive health, Liver health, Food allergies and intolerances and Women’s health.
Jessica has been a practicing Physiotherapist enjoying both private practice sports therapies and general practice to provide patients programs to assist with muscular strength and rehabilitation. She has a special interest in musculoskeletal physiotherapy and applies best practice/ evidence based approach to treatment; incorporating Individualised and patient centered care. Jessica is passionate about health care and fitness and has developed many skills working in multiple physiotherapy settings: Private practice, hospitals and occupational rehab. She has completed, Bounce Back lower back preventative core exercise training programs and the esteemed Professor Jill Cook’s Lower Limb Tendinopathy course and Sports Level 1.
Christineis an Accredited Exercise Physiologist who is experienced in implementing exercise for the prevention and management of a variety of chronic health conditions including Obesity, Diabetes, Hypertension, Hypercholesterolemia, Osteoporosis and Arthritis. He has a passion for equipping people with the knowledge and confidence to be exercising independently and a keen interest in musculoskeletal rehabilitation, particularly in chronic lower back pain.