Our Psychologists

Dr Antoinette Harmer – Clinical Psychologist and Practice Manager

Antoinette is a Clinical and Forensic Psychologist who holds a Bachelor of Science (Honours) and a Master of Clinical Psychology from the Australian National University and a Doctor of Psychology (Forensic) from Charles Sturt University.  She is a member of the Australian Psychological Society, Colleges of Clinical and Forensic Psychologists.

Antoinette is experienced in providing clinical and forensic psychology services for a wide range of child, adolescent and adult issues.  In addition to the usual best practice treatments of Cognitive Behavioural Therapy and Motivational Interviewing, Antoinette also uses clinical hypnosis to enhance interventions.

Appointments available Monday to Friday.

Dr Cath Hunt -Clinical Psychologist

Cath is a Clinical Psychologist who holds a Bachelor of Psychology (Honours) and PhD in Clinical Psychology.  She is a Member of the Australian Psychological Society and the College of Clinical Psychologists.  Cath’s main clinical experience has included treating adults and adolescents with eating and body images disturbances.  She has also worked for a number of years in an EAP setting assisting people with a wide range of work and personal concerns.  Cath has worked full-time in private practice for over 4 years and she has a varied clinical practice, working from late adolescence to older adults and in a wide range of areas.

Appointments available Monday afternoon to Saturday morning.

Dr Allison Clarke – Clinical Psychologist

Allison is a Clinical Psychologist who holds a Bachelor of Science (Honours) and a Professional Doctorate of Health Psychology.  She is a member of the Australian Psychological Society, College of Health Psychologists and College of Clinical Psychologists.  Allison specialises in understanding the effects of psychological factors related to health and illness.  She is interested in the application of psychology to life-style risk factor modification, increasing patient adherence to medical plans and lifestyle changes required for effective chronic disease management, and using psychological treatment for problems that may accompany ill health and injury such as anxiety, depression, pain, addiction, sleep, and eating concerns.

Appointments available Tuesday evening at Weetangera and Thursday evening at Woden.

Nicole Villatobas – Psychologist

Nicole Villatobas is a Psychologist with experience in a range of settings including private practice, EAP and schools.  She works with adolescents and adults on a wide range of issues.

Nicole sees clients on Monday.

Justin Vella – Clinical Psychology Registrar

Justin is currently working part time while he works on his research project for a PhD in Clinical Psychology at the Australian National University.  He is able to provide assessment and treatment services for a range of issues, including anxiety, depression, grief, stress and anger management.  Justin approaches therapy with a focus on forming a collaborative, supportive relationship, and his main treatment approach is Cognitive Behavioural Therapy.

Appointments available Wednesday and Thursday.

Yasmine Umar – Clinical Psychology Registrar

Yasmine Umar is a Clinical Psychology Registrar who provides services to children, adolescents and young adults.  She is currently completing a Doctorate of Clinical Psychology at the Australian National University.

Yasmine is able to see clients on Friday and some Saturdays.

Dr Lyndall Strazdins – Clinical Psychologist

Lyndall is a member of the APS College of Clinical Psychologists and has a PhD in Psychology and a Clinical Psychology Masters degree.  Lyndall has internationally recognised research expertise and publications on the mental health of adults and children, work stresses, and the pressures faced by many families linked to working and parenting.  Prior to her academic career she worked for ten years as a psychologist specialising in child and adolescent difficulties, post natal depression, parenting and family stresses, trauma and pain management.

Joan Webb – Clinical Psychologist

Joan is a Clinical Psychologist who holds a Master of Clinical Psychology.  She is a member of the Australian Psychological Society, College of Clinical Psychologists and she has been a clinical psychologist for over 20 years.  Her experience is predominantly in child psychology practice and clinical supervision.

Joan provides clinical supervision within the areas of her expertise.

Appointments available by negotiation.

Rosy Allen- Clinical Psychologist

Rosy is a Clinical Psychologist who has completed a Doctor of Psychology (Clinical) at the Australian National University.  Rosy specialises in providing clinical psychology services to children, adolescents and their parents.

Rosy is not accepting any new clients.