Counselling Psychologist & Director
Nigel is a Counselling psychologist in private practice. He works with individuals, couples and families.
Nigel sees therapy as a joint and cooperative enterprise where he uses his skill set to your benefit, rather than trying to fit you into a theory or approach. He has extensive experience with individual and corporate clients and draws on a strength and awareness based philosophy to client work.
Nigel has studied in Australia and overseas with many of the current leaders in psychological research and theory such as Dan Siegel, John and Julie Gottman, Les Greenberg, Alan Schore and the late Michael White.
Counselling Psychologist & Director
Linda is a registered Counselling Psychologist and Clinical Fellow of Australian Catholic University.
Linda provides therapy for a range of concerns, in a collaborative manner, based on a full assessment of client needs and goals. Linda works with (in no order of preference): adjustment and life transition difficulties, anxiety and stress, eating disorders, grief and loss, personal development, relationship difficulties/couples counselling, trauma and PTSD. Linda is trained in a number of therapeutic approaches and together with the client will tailor therapy for best fit.
In addition to individual and couples’ therapy, Linda has over 10 years’ experience in running therapeutic groups.
Linda is an AHPRA registered supervisor, providing supervision to provisional and fully registered psychologists and psychotherapists. In addition to supervision, she provides professional training to practitioners and psycho-educational programs for the general public.
Linda was actively involved in the APS College of Counselling Psychologists Vic Committee for 9 years and has provided professional consultancy to a range of agencies.
Angela is a nationally registered Counselling Psychologist with a Master in Counselling Psychology. She works in a collaborative and respectful manner, using evidenced-based therapeutic techniques most suited to the person and the concerns they want to improve on. She works short-term and long-term towards achieving the individual’s goals.
Angela sees individuals and runs therapeutic groups. She also sees couples to improve their relationship and she has completed the Specialist Course in Couples Therapy.
Angela provides a safe environment for people to feel supported and explore aspects of themselves in order to improve and live their life they way they choose. She sees people presenting with a range of concerns such as; relationship difficulties (including Attachment Repair), anxiety, depression, trauma, low self-esteem, undeveloped sense of self, family violence, as well as grief and loss.
Angela has attended workshops from Dr Daniel P. Brown, Dr Janina Fischer, Dr Pat Ogden, and Dr John Briere to name a few. Angela is actively involved with the APS College of Counselling Psychologists and is a member of the National Executive College of Counselling Psychologists.
Davina is a registered psychologist. She provides therapy short term or long term therapy for a range of concerns in a supportive and collaborative way. She works with a range of concerns such as stress, anxiety, depression, eating disorders, relationship difficulties (social, workplace or family relationships), self-esteem, self-development and life transition (starting a family, work or study pressures). Through a strength-based approach Davina also works with individuals in understanding the impact of caring or living with someone who is experiencing a mental or physical illness and ways of building coping strategies and resilience.
Latha is a registered psychologist, who has completed a Master of Clinical Psychology. She has experience treating a variety of issues; including anxiety, depression, anger, perfectionism, low-self esteem, chronic pain and difficulty sleeping.
Latha’s therapeutic style is approachable and empathetic; with a strong focus on client empowerment and only using evidence-based therapies. Latha believes that it is important for therapy to be a collaborative process between the client and herself.
Jo is currently registered as a Provisional Psychologist having completed her Bachelor of Applied Science (Psychology) and Bachelor of Psychology (Honours) and currently completing her Master of Professional Psychology.
Jo provides low-cost counselling at Integrative Psychology at a reduced cost of $20 per session, without the need of a GP referral or Medicare card.
Jo has 4 years’ experience in counselling individuals withdrawing from benzodiazepine prescription medication, including preparing gradual reduction plans and providing support to clients experiencing withdrawal symptoms such as anxiety, depression, panic disorder, trauma, sleep disorder and pain management. She works collaboratively with her clients to establish goals and to empower them through the therapeutic alliance. Her clinical practice includes Relaxation Techniques, Breathing Training, Cognitive Behavioural Therapy (CBT), Trauma Focused Therapy, Motivational Interviewing, Solution Focused Therapies and Psychoeducation. As an adjunct to individual counselling, Jo has over two years of experience facilitating Guided Peer Support Groups.
In 2012 Jo completed her training to become a group facilitator for Applied Suicide Intervention Skills Training (ASIST), providing vital training to health professionals supporting people with thoughts of suicide. She is now a master trainer having facilitated over 20 workshops to date.
Emily is a Provisional Psychologist offering low cost therapy at $20 per session. She has undergraduate qualifications in Psychology, and is in the process of obtaining full-registration as a Psychologist under the Masters of Professional Psychology program. She has had 8 years experience working in research in the youth mental health sector.
Emily is able to provide psychological therapy for depression, anxiety, self-esteem issues, life transitions and stress. Her therapeutic approach is empathetic, collaborative and respectful.
Daniela is a practising Psychotherapist who is currently completing a Bachelor of Integrative Psychotherapy. Daniela provides low-cost counselling at Integrative Psychology at a reduced cost of $20 per session, without the need of a GP referral or Medicare card.
Daniela’s services are focused on treating the whole person psychologically through exploration of the mind and body. She works in a way which allows clients to utilise their inner resources to foster change. She provides a listening ear and an open heart whilst working collaboratively with her clients. Her areas of interest include anxiety, depression, stress, trauma, self-discovery, purpose and meaning.
Julian is currently studying a Bachelor of Integrative Psychotherapy. Psychotherapy is a deeply relational practice which approaches underlying issues as well as providing relief of symptoms.
Treatment is worked out collaboratively between client and therapist and draws on a range of different modalities and approaches, selected for best fit.
Julian is undertaking a work placement at Integrative Psychology. He provides low cost psychotherapeutic counselling at the rate of $20 per session.
Julian is able to work with anxiety, depression, difficulties with thoughts and feelings, problems with relationships, identity, gender, sexuality, and young men’s issues. He has a particular interest in working with people experiencing “eco anxiety” or overwhelming concern, worry, or fear related to the environment.
As well as his psychotherapy training, Julian brings 6 years of mental health sector experience to his client work.
Daniel P. Brown
Consultant International Psychologist
Dr. Daniel P. Brown Ph.D, is a consultant psychologist and advanced training provider to Integrative Psychology. Dr. Brown is an Associate Clinical Professor in Psychology at Harvard Medical School. As an academic and researcher he has served on the Harvard Medical School faculty for over 38 years. In the 1980’s he was Director of Training and then as Chief Psychologist at The Cambridge Hospital. Dr. Brown’s clinical research has focused on assessing attachment disorders in adults and on developing psychotherapeutic and hypnotherapeutic protocols to treat attachment pathology. He is the winner of the 2018 ISST-D Pierre Janet Writing Award for his work on The Three Pillars treatment method with David Elliot.
Dr. Brown was an expert witness and consultant on trauma, memory, and children’s testimony regarding sexual abuse, and testimony before of International War Crimes Tribunal for the Prosecution of war criminals of the former Yugoslavia that was upheld on appeal. He was also the winner of the 1999 Manfred S. Guttmacher Award from the American Psychiatric Association for “outstanding contribution to forensic psychiatry”.
Dr. Drown is an accomplished Indo-Tibetan concentration and insight meditation teacher and runs regular week-long medication retreats.
Dr. Brown is also an author of 24 books on; hypnotherapy, Hypnosis and Behavioural Medicine, attachment repair, affect development, self development from a cross-cultural perspective, Memory, Trauma Treatment and the Law, as well as four books on meditation (Transformations of Consciousness with K. Wilbur & J. Engler), psychotherapy and meditation, contributed to two books of East-West dialogues in psychology with H.H. The Dalai Lama.
Dr Traill Dowie is the Chair of the Australian Counselling Association (ACA) Panel for Trauma Standards & Practice, he is also the Head of Faculty (acting) at Ikon Institute Australia, and is a practising psychotherapist, supervisor and public speaker. Traill has been involved with counselling and psychotherapy for the last 20 years. Traill holds a PhD in Psychiatry and holds a PhD in Philosophy (social theory). Traill holds qualifications in psychology, philosophy, sociology, history of ideas and Jungian psychology. Traill also holds masters degrees in counselling and psychotherapy as well as mind and society. He has extensive knowledge of European philosophy and psychotherapy, including existential and phenomenological systems. As well as this Traill holds qualifications in transpersonal counselling and art therapy. Traill has a particular interest in integrative practice and the treatment of trauma. Traill also has extensive teaching experience in counselling and psychotherapy.
Dr Erin Redmond
Dr Erin Redmond has been a consultant psychiatrist for over twenty years. She has interests across many areas – she has worked with many Vietnam veterans and their families; she was a consultant to the Parent Infant Unit at Albert Rd Clinic when she worked there and worked with all members of the family- mothers, fathers and the infant.
More recently Erin has worked with people who have suffered developmental trauma, be it physical, sexual or emotional. This kind of trauma can result in a variety of psychiatric disorders in adult life.
Erin has a special interest in women’s mental health. She uses a combination of medication where needed, and psychotherapy.
Dr Stephen Brockway
Dr Stephen Brockway, MD, FRANZCP, is an American trained Psychiatrist with a keen interest in psychodynamic psychotherapy and pharmocotherapy. He is happy to work with clients from various backgrounds, ages and diagnoses. Stephen is flexible to work with clients as their sole mental health provider or in conjunction with psychologists or other mental health practitioners. He has been in Australia for the past 5 years and has been accepted as a fellow into the Australian College of Psychiatry.
Stephen has 15 total years of experience in psychiatry. Therapeutically, he has been trained in a variety of modalities and is happy to work with clients in a variety of ways, hopefully in the best fit possible.
Dr Fiona McGlade
Dr Fiona McGlade, MBBS, FRANZCP, MPM, Diploma of Applied Medicine (Infant Mental Health), is a psychiatrist with over twenty years of experience in Victoria and Western Australia in both urban and rural settings. She started her psychiatry career as a Consultation-Liaison psychiatrist delivering psychiatric opinion and care within the general hospital wards. After commencing her private practice, she worked as a consultant on the Parent/Infant ward at Albert Road Clinic for ten years. The work with parents and infants has further developed her understanding of the critical role played by early life relationships and experiences in the subsequent development of psychological health throughout the lifecycle. She carries this psychological understanding into her current work with adults and applies its principles into her work with understanding the impact of trauma and the development of complex personalities.
In her private practice, she mostly works with adults struggling with mood disorders, anxieties disorders, trauma issues, relationship issues, addictions and work-place stress. She remains available to provide care and support to parents and infants who may be struggling at this vulnerable and challenging stage of life. She also accepts referrals of Veterans from DVA.
Fiona has experience and special interests in Indigenous Health and Refugee and Asylum Seeker Health. She has a current appointment as psychiatrist to the Victorian Doctors Health Programme, where she provides assistance to doctors presenting with issues pertaining to mental health or addictions.