OUR TEAM

We provide a safe, friendly, confidential and welcoming environment where adults, adolescents and children can be helped to work through challenges and build upon their own unique strengths. Set in 2.5 acres the practice is located in a natural bushland setting, which creates its own sense of peace, tranquillity and privacy.

HELEN KERSHAW

CLINICAL PSYCHOLOGIST
PLAY THERAPIST

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As the director of this unique psychology clinic, Helen is an experienced therapist who has worked for over 25 years in both government and non-government organisations. She was the founder of Kidzontrack child and family therapeutic centre and has been running an established private practice for the last 12 years.

Helen is a strength-based practitioner who places a high value on a non-judgemental approach to supporting individuals and families. In her practice she utilises a range of evidence- based approaches, tailored to the needs of the clients, which she has acquired during her 25 years in the field.

DR Carly Roberts

CLINICAL PSYCHOLOGIST

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Carly is a clinical psychologist with a PhD in Clinical Psychology from Griffith University. During her studies, she completed and published research in the areas of body dysmorphic disorder and anxiety disorders.

Carly has worked across government, university, and private settings. Between 2016 and 2018, she gained experience in delivering intensive Cognitive Behaviour Therapy to treat OCD and anxiety in her position as a therapist at Griffith University. More recently, Carly has worked in private practice delivering evidence-based interventions for children, adolescents, and adults with complex mental health needs.

She is particularly interested and experienced in working with adolescents and adults with eating disorders. She has completed specialist training in Enhanced Cognitive Behaviour Therapy for Eating Disorders and Family Based Therapy for Eating Disorders. Carly is a strength-based practitioner who tailors her interventions depending on the client’s needs utilising a range of evidence-based approaches. She also believes in the importance of working within a multidisciplinary team, working closely with psychiatrists, GPs and dietitians, when required.

RACHEL KERSHAW

CLINICAL PSYCHOLOGIST

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Rachel is a Clinical Psychologist with experience in both public, community, research and educational settings.  She works from a strengths based perspective using tailored evidenced based interventions such as Cognitive Behavioural Therapy (CBT) and Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT), Family Systems Therapy. She has a particular interest in working with young people and their families presenting with a range of personal, social, emotional, and educational issues, as well as complex mental health presentations. Rachel strives to assist young people, adolescents and families to thrive in all areas of their lives. She enjoys applying a range of child centred techniques such as play therapy, art and sand tray work in order to enhance communication and therapeutic outcomes for children.

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