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Our Psychologists


Jeremy Sharp

Senior Psychologist

BSci (Psychology) GradDip (Psychology)

Jeremy has over 20 years experience in child protection as a child safety officer, supervisor and as a manager. Jeremy has a demonstrated history of working in the government and private sectors. Jeremy is passionate about the provision of evidence-based psychological services and trauma recovery, recruitment, mentoring and supervision.


Dr. Emily (Millie) Watson


BPsych(Hons)(Psychology) , PhD

Millie completed her doctorate in Psychology and worked in research with a specific interest in diet, sleep, and behaviour in children. Currently, Millie is completing her Master of Clinical Psychology: she will then be registered as a Clinical Psychologist.

Millie provides an energetic, warm, and child-friendly approach to psychological services. She works with children and teenagers with a range of developmental, emotional, behavioural, social, and learning difficulties in the office.

She has developed a particular interest in supporting children with neurodevelopmental difficulties, specialist assessments for ADHD/ASD and anxiety disorders in children. Millie is also a trained C -BIT therapist.


Grace McMurtrie


GradDip (Psychology) GradDip (Advanced Psych) (Hons) BAcc

Gracie is experienced in working with children, adolescents and their families across a range of mental health issues, including as depression, anxiety, as well as neurodevelopmental disorders such as Autism Spectrum Disorder and AD/HD.  She offers Cognitive Behavioural Therapy (CBT), Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT), general counselling and a range of other therapeutic interventions to support her clients.


Anita Cox


BPsych (Hons) MPsych (Clin)

Anita has a keen interest in working with children with anxiety and neurodevelopmental disorders such as ADHD and Autism. She draws from several evidence-based approaches to ensure individualised and client centred treatment. Anita incorporates a child friendly approach into her use of cognitive behaviour therapy and acceptance and commitment therapy. She has experience working with clients across the lifespan, in both private and public sectors, addressing difficulties such as depression, anxiety, ADHD, ASD, PTSD, grief and loss, as well as stress and burnout.

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Lauren Rodgers


BPsycSci (Hons), BLaws(Hons), GradDipLegalPrac

Lauren has a strong interest in working with children, adolescents and adults presenting with mental health challenges such as depression and anxiety, as well as neurodevelopmental disorders such as ADHD and Specific Learning Disorders. She practises from a person-centred approach and believes a strong therapeutic alliance is crucial in supporting her clients. She strives to work with her clients and their families to understand the underlying causes and issues that perpetuate their challenges. Lauren practices primarily with Cognitive Behavioural Therapy (CBT) and Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT), although draws from a wide range of theories to support her clients.


Peter Amundsen


BSci(Psych) Hons, MPsych(Prof), MPsych(Clin)

During his clinical psychology training, Peter gained experience providing evidence-based psychological interventions and testing across the lifespan. Peter integrates a strengths-based approach with evidence-based treatment to support clients to reach their therapeutic goals and live meaningful lives. Peter has conducted therapeutic intervention and diagnostic assessments for school-aged children in a school and private practice setting.

Sarah Dunstone


BPsychSci MPsych

Sarah is experienced in working with clients across the age span from preschool to adults with a range of mental health issues including anxiety, depression as well as neurodevelopmental disorders such as AD/HD and Autism Spectrum Disorder. She also has a particular interest in working with new parents and families to reduce the impact of emotional and mental health difficulties in the pre and postnatal periods. She adopts a client-centered approach utilising evidence-based treatment to provide individualised treatment specific to each client’s needs. Interventions include cognitive behaviour therapy, acceptance and commitment therapy, schema therapy and positive behavioural parenting interventions. Sarah has worked in a specialist inpatient facility for mood, anxiety, and postnatal depression. She also has expertise in the assessment of ADHD, Autism and learning and development problems. 


Angela O'Neale

Psychologist | Teacher

BPsych (Hons) MPsych (Clin) BTeach (Primary) Bed (APD)

Angela has come from a primary education background, having spent 14 years as a classroom teacher. Angela has a special interest in treating childhood anxiety and medical phobias. She offers Cognitive Behaviour Therapy (CBT), positive parenting strategies and assessment of learning and neurodevelopmental disorders, such as Speech and Language Disorder and ADHD.


Daniela Raeth

Clinical Psychologist | Toowoomba

BSW MPsych (Clin)

Daniela completed her training in Germany in clinical psychology. Daniela has worked for non-government organisations as a Team Leader/Case Manager, social worker and worked in psychiatric clinics. Daniela has published research on the treatment of panic disorder and agoraphobia.


Megan Puckering



Megan completed her training in Psychology through the childpsych Intern Program. She has experience with children and teens who have mental health difficulties such as anxiety and depression and neurodivergence such as Autism. Megan is skilled in the assessment of AD/HD and learning disorders as well as autism. Megan has achieved Deans Commendations for her university studies as well as training in Cognitive Behavioural Therapy and Acceptance Commitment Therapy. 

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Lachlan Foster


BPsych(Hons), MPsych(Prof)

Lachlan has worked with children and adolescents' in government, private, and community settings. He has a strong interest in the assessment and diagnosis of neurodevelopment disorders, as well as working with those clients to achieve their goals. Lachlan is experienced in working with depression, anxiety, and behavioural presentations. His therapeutic approach is casual and collaborative, with a focus on building insight, understanding, and empowerment as a means of generating change. Lachlan primarily practices CBT, however is skilled in a wide variety of evidence-based therapies. He is currently undertaking further study by completing his Masters of Clinical Psychology.


Michael Plate


BPsychSci(Hons), 4+2 Professional Training

Michael’s primary focus as a psychologist is to provide the best possible support to children, adolescents, and their families who are struggling with mental health challenges. He believes in the importance of building a strong therapeutic alliance by working hard to establish a warm, supportive, and non-judgmental relationship. Striving to understand the factors contributing to the presenting mental health concern, he has extensive experience working with depression, anxiety, trauma, neurodevelopmental disorders, and many other mental health issues. He brings a broad range of expertise to the practice and utilises evidence-based interventions, such as Cognitive Behavioural Therapy (CBT) and Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT), to help clients and their families achieve their goals and improve their overall well-being.

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