Our Team and Locations

Eastern Suburbs

Principal: Dr. Anna Cohen, Senior Clinical Psychologist

Address:
5 /442 New South Head Rd, Double Bay
NSW Australia 2028

Primary Phone: 02 8021 2192

Secondary Phone: 02 9555 1168 or 0404466360

Anna Cohen

Dr. Anna Cohen

Senior Clinical Psychologist

Registration PSY1176554

Doc.Clin.Psych, M.Clin.Psych, B.Psych(Hons)

MAPS

Anna has worked with children, young people and families for over 20 years in both government and non-government organisations. She specialises in the assessment, diagnosis and treatment of children and young people presenting with psychiatric, emotional and behavioural problems, and in assisting parents implement parent management strategies.

Anna is committed to supporting families with the difficult challenges they often face, and in doing so, helping children to re-engage with ordinary everyday childhood tasks.

Belinda Jones

Belinda Jones

Registration PSY1313092

M.Psych, M.A (Psych), B.A. (Psych), Cert IV TAA

MAPS

Belinda has been practicing as a psychologist for over fifteen years, working primarily with children, young people and families. She has worked in the non-government, school and private sector, engaging with children, young people and families who may be experiencing social, emotional, behavioural, educational, substance use and mental health difficulties.

Belinda uses an evidence-based, holistic approach, taking into account the presenting difficulties in context with family and situational factors, to develop a comprehensive plan for intervention and support.

Using innovative and creative methods to engage with her clients in a meaningful way, Belinda seeks to understand a child or young person’s perspective, working with their interests and values to move towards positive outcomes.

Christina Riolo

Christina Riolo

Senior Clinical Psychologist

Registration PSY0001315685

B.A. (Psych), Grad.Dip.Psych., M.App.Psych (Counselling)

MAPS, AACBT

Christina is a Clinical Psychologist, an Honorary Associate of Macquarie University, and a Member of the Australian Association of Cognitive and Behaviour Therapy (AACBT) NSW. She is also an Accredited Triple P provider who is able to facilitate both children and teenage positive parenting groups. Christina is a specialist in the assessment and treatment of anxiety disorders with children, adolescents and adults, with particular interests in the development and manifestation of anxiety across the life-span.

She trained and worked in a variety of settings both in England and Australia, including the corporate sector, public health, and not for profit organisations. Whilst working in England, Christina was supervised by clinicians specialising in Family Therapy in London. This influences her systemic family therapy approach to complex family dynamics alongside other evidence based approaches to treatment, particularly Cognitive Behavioural Therapy.

Dr Holly McGovern

Dr Holly McGovern

Senior Clinical Psychologist

Registration PSY0001159976

DClinPsych, MClinPsych, BSc (Hons)

Holly specialises in the treatment of adolescents who present with a variety of social, emotional and behavioural difficulties in the context of complex family and environmental stressors. Holly studied and worked in the United Kingdom before immigrating to Australia in 2003. She has since worked at Westmead Hospital, Royal North Shore Hospital and Sydney Children’s Hospital in a range of adolescent focused programs.

Holly is committed to helping young people and their families understand and manage the challenging task of adolescence and is focused on developing effective and viable treatments for this purpose.

Dr Jessica Dwyer

Dr Jessica Dwyer

Clinical Psychologist

Registration PSY0001818621

DPsych, MClinPsych, BArts(Hons)

MAPS

Jessica Dwyer has over 15 years experience helping children, adolescents, young adults and their families with complex emotional, behavioural and social concerns.  Jessica began her career in the United States before moving to Australia in 2010. She has extensive experience in diagnosing and treating mental health issues in a variety of practice environments, including day treatment programs, schools, community mental health settings, and private practice. Her particular focus is in the areas of Autism Spectrum disorders, ADHD, and parenting strategies for toddler and preschool behaviour management problems.

Jessica adopts a collaborative approach in working with families and tailors her treatments to meet the individual needs of the child and their family.  She offers a compassionate, therapeutic approach that includes recognised therapies such as cognitive behaviour therapy and solution focused therapy.

Vikki Biggs

Vikki Biggs

Senior Clinical Psychologist

Registration PSY1378970

M. Clin. Psych, B.A (Hons)

MAPS CCLIN

Across 20 years working as a Clinical Psychologist, Vikki has specialised in the assessment of infants, children and adolescents from 12 months to 16 years of age.

Her expertise includes assessment of cognitive and intellectual development for babies and infants, school readiness assessments, cognitive and intellectual assessments, and evaluation of academic strengths and weaknesses to understand how children learn, assess and pinpoint learning difficulties, and identify strategies to help them maximise their abilities.

Vikki’s wealth of experience includes developmental and cognitive assessments at the Growth and Development Clinic at the Royal Hospital for Women, clinical positions at Tresillian Residential Unit, Willoughby and with the Benevolent Society of NSW.