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Leadership Team


Philip is the founder of childpsych. He is a full member of the College of Clinical Psychologists and College of Educational & Developmental Psychologists. He has extensive experience with children as a teacher, school psychologist and child psychologist. Philip has advanced training in clinical psychology and education. His particular expertise is with the treatment of anxiety and mood disorders in children and adolescents, assessment of learning and developmental problems and the management of behaviour problems. 

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Philip Gosschalk

Clinical & Educational Psychologist

Psychology Board Approved Supervisor


BA(Psych), GradDipEd, MEdSt, PGDipPsych, MPsychClin


Katie provides clinical supervision and professional development to psychologists as part of our practice's commitment to high quality psychology services. She has completed a Doctorate of Clinical Psychology and has over 13 years’ experience working with clients experiencing anxiety and other mental health issues. She has worked in both private and public settings as a Senior Clinical Psychologist

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Dr Katie Thompson
Consultant Clinical Supervisor

Clinical Psychologist

Psychology Board Approved Supervisor

BPsycSci(Hons), DPsyc(Clin)

Sarah Dunstone
Lead Psychologist

BPsycSci(Hons), MPsych

Sarah 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.

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Grace McMurtrie
Operations Manager


BAccounting (Hons), GradDipPsych, GradDip(AdvPsych)



As well as being a Psychologist, Grace has studied accounting and worked for  a top tier accounting firm. Grace brings to our practice the understanding that in order to deliver quality psychology services, a practice must be operationally efficient.

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