The following clinicians have their practices at Brighton Psychology Centre.
Steven is a clinical psychologist with 32 years of extensive experience. He has a Masters degree in clinical psychology and is a member of the Australian Psychological Society and a fellow of the Australian College of Clinical Psychologists. He has worked in both hospital and private settings and taught and supervised clinical psychology. Steven specializes in treating anxiety and depressive disorders as well as dealing with relationship problems.He is particularly involved in psychodynamic psychotherapy and has also trained in CBT and ACT. Although Steven also has a strong background in child and family psychology, he now works only with adults. Steven practices full time at Brighton Psychology Centre.
Leanne has a Masters in Educational and Developmental Psychology, and has subsequently developed her area of interest and specialization with children and adolescents. She has gained extensive experience working in various independent and government schools, at both primary and secondary level, and has developed this experience within our local educational system, as well as within an international school setting. She also specializes in cognitive (IQ) and educational assessments. Leanne also helps children and parents in dealing with a range of childhood problems such as low self-esteem, poor social skills, behavioural problems, developmental concerns, loss and grieving, separation and divorce, all of which can ultimately have an affect on the child’s emotional, behavioural and educational well-being. To address these issues Leanne offers play therapy, individual therapy and parent consultations
For more information, please visit www.leanneoshry.com.au
Dr Rosemary Stevenson
Rosemary Stevenson is a registered psychologist with the Psychology Board of Australia (AHPRA). She is a member of the Australian Psychological Society (APS) and the APS Clinical College. She has been working as a clinical psychologist since 1989 and has extensive experience in working with clients with depression, anxiety, substance abuse, anger management and interpersonal/relationship issues.
Rosemary works with adolescents and adults as well as with couples using an integrative approach to counselling and psychotherapy with a person-centered, humanistic basis. She draws on a range of therapeutic approaches including Interpersonal Therapy (IPT), Mindfulness and relaxation strategies, Cognitive Behavior Therapy (CBT) and Motivational Interviewing (MI). Her approach is supportive, solution focused and based on individual client needs.
In addition, she has many years of experience in supporting people (and their families) living with chronic illnesses such as end-stage renal disease, hypertension and those awaiting organ transplants. She completed her doctoral research in this area in 1992.
Keren is an Educational and Developmental Psychologist who completed her training both in Norway and Australia. She has a Masters of Psychology and is endorsed in educational and developmental psychology by the Australian Health Practitioner Regulation Agency (AHPRA), is a member of the Australian Psychological Society (APS) and the APS College of Educational and Developmental Psychologists. She has broad experience, including working in a hospital assessment team and across the government and independent school sectors at preschool, primary and secondary level.
Her area of specialisation is helping children and adolescents resolve a range of emotional and behavioural issues, and she has a particular interest in play therapy for young children. As part of the child’s therapeutic process, Keren incorporates regular parent consultations to provide an opportunity for developing strategies and to support parents throughout their child’s therapy. Keren also specialises in educational assessments, including assessment of Specific Learning Disabilities (e.g., dyslexia). Her approach to educational assessment is based on the Cattell-Horn-Carroll Theory, which is a comprehensive and empirically validated model of the structure of cognitive and academic abilities. Keren is also able to offer these services in the Scandinavian languages.
For more information, please visit www.kerenjontofhutter.com.au
Michele is a Registered Clinical Psychologist with over eighteen years’ experience. She has worked in a range of settings in Melbourne including private practice, medical centres, hospitals, community centres and schools. She is a member of the Australian Psychological Society (APS) and the APS Clinical College.
Michele has extensive experience with working with clients with depression, anxiety, binge eating disorder, bulimia, and anorexia, anger management and interpersonal/relationship issues.
Michele works with adults and adolescents aged 16 and above, using an integrative approach. Using a flexible approach when working with clients, Michele draws on a range of therapeutic approaches including Interpersonal Therapy (IPT), Mindfulness and relaxation strategies, Cognitive Behaviour Therapy (CBT) relaxation/mindfulness exercises. Her approach is supportive, solution focused and based on individual client needs.
Please feel free to call the Centre should you require further information on 9596 8844.