Our Team and Locations

Blue Mountains

Principal:  Dr. Anna Cohen, Senior Clinical Psychologist Team Leader:  Dr Anna Cohen, Senior Clinical Psychologist

Address:
Suite 6, Level 1
68-74 Katoomba Rd, Katoomba
NSW Australia 2780

Primary Phone: 02 9555 1168

Secondary Phone: 0404 466 360

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 has strong skills 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.

Crista Wocadlo

Crista Wocadlo

Senior Clinical Psychologist

Registration PSY0001137777

PhD Clinical Psychology, B Arts (Multidisciplinary)

Crista is a Clinical Psychologist with over 25 years experience, having extensive knowledge in caring for families and children following newborn intensive care. Crista has substantial knowledge in the assessment and diagnosis of developmental difficulties that can challenge families and children. Her diagnostic expertise ranges across intellectual, academic, emotional and social domains.  Crista also has a special interest in understanding learning disorders. She is passionate about helping children get ready for school entry, and assisting families in making positive transitions throughout their child’s school life.

Whilst using evidence-based practice in her work with you, Crista actively explores and includes innovative concepts to aid treatment.  She has a deep commitment to ensuring that each child has both the support and the confidence to achieve their very best.

Jessica Gengaroli

Jessica Gengaroli

Clinical Psychology Registrar

Registration PSY0002102138

BPsych (Hons)

Assoc MAPS

Jessica is a provisionally registered psychologist currently completing her Masters of Clinical Psychology. She is committed to working with children and young people who present with a range of emotional, behavioural and psychological difficulties. Jessica adopts an evidence-based approach to assessment and treatment. She has experience offering individual and group treatment based on the cognitive-behavioural framework. She offers a warm and sensitive approach and is dedicated to collaborating with children and young people to support them in the management of various challenges.

Nicholas Szafraniec

Nicholas Szafraniec

Clinical Psychology Registrar

Registration PSY0002105471

M.Clin.Psych, B.A(Hons), PG.Dip(Psych), B.Bus(OpMgt)

MAPS

Nik is a registered Psychologist with a passion for assessment and evidence-based psychological interventions with children, adolescents, and their families. Nik uses a warm, engaging approach, and draws on a cognitive-behavioural foundation to work collaboratively with young people and their families.

Nik has experience conducting individual and group psychotherapy across public and private health settings. He is particularly passionate about working with young people experiencing a range of difficulties such as anxiety, depression, and behavioural difficulties. Nik is also experienced with administering a range of psychological assessments, including assessments relating to cognitive function and academic achievement. Nik brings a wealth of community based experience in working with child and adolescent populations, as well as with families. Nik grew up in the Blue Mountains and is committed to helping young people and their families in the area.