Nick Cherrie

PSYCHOLOGIST

Nick is a registered Psychologist, with a Bachelor of Psychology (Honours) from the University of Newcastle, and a Master of Organisational Psychology from Macquarie University.

Nick primarily utilises CBT and interpersonal therapy to assist clients with a range of mental health concerns, from relationship problems, to work and study stressors, to anxiety or depression. In particular, Nick is very interested in assisting members of the LGBT community who may be experiencing concerns with their mental health. He firmly believes in a client-centred approach, working collaboratively with the client and their health team to achieve the best results. He is passionate about helping people to meet their goals, develop resilience, and progress on their recovery journey.

Nick has experience working predominantly in the social and community sector, working with a range of care providers to provide mental health support and support coordination. He also has extensive experience working with the NDIS, and has worked with clients from a range of social and cultural backgrounds. In addition, Nick has had experience working with clients under WorkCover and EAPs.

Consultations are $150 for 50 minutes, with Medicare rebates of $88.25.

Practices at: Parramatta Psychology Clinic.

Anna Madigan-Singh

PSYCHOLOGIST

Anna has worked as a psychologist for over 23 years. Her experience ranges from children, adolescents, couples and families.

Anna has worked in the disability sector, schools, as well as private practice.

Her area of expertise lies in addictions, anxiety, grief and loss, trauma and motivational counselling as well as Workers Compensation.

Anna’s treatment modalities are Cognitive Behavioural Therapy (CBT), Behavioural Therapy, Dialectical Behavioural Therapy(DBT), Mindfulness based interventions, Narrative Therapy, Family System’s and motivational interviewing and Solution Focused Brief Therapy.

Anna has a Masters Degree in Psychology, a Post graduate degree in Family Therapy and a Diploma in Marriage Counselling.

Consultations are $150 for 50 minutes, with Medicare rebates of $88.25.

Practices at: Parramatta Psychology Clinic .

Marya Setrak

PROVISONAL PSYCHOLOGIST

Marya is a provisional psychologist who has almost completed more than half of her provisional registration.

Marya’s passion for mental health stems from her childhood, as she spent her schooling years in a rural country town where access to mental health support and resources were limited. Thus, her main focus is to provide therapy in a collaborative way and help individuals create their own personalised, achievable and long-lasting solutions to manage their mental health.

With over 1.5 years of experience in the rehabilitation field, Marya has built a passion for working with individual presentations including depression, anxiety disorders (including PTSD), and personality disorders. She has utilised a range of interventions, such as motivational interviewing, cognitive behavioural therapy, acceptance and commitment therapy and dialectal behaviour therapy to treat a wide range of presentations.

She describes therapy as a rewarding experience and enjoys seeing her clients grow and become independent.

Marya has a love for working with a diverse range of clients, of all ages and from all cultural backgrounds. She is bilingual and able to speak Arabic and English fluently.

When she is not working, Marya enjoys spending time with her close family including her nieces and nephews, going to the gym or enjoying nature!

Consultations are $50 for 50 minutes, with no Medicare rebates

Practices at: Parramatta Psychology Clinic .

Chi Dumebi Morris

PSYCHOLOGIST

Chi is a compassionate, empathetic, and warm therapist who values each individual’s unique experience. She provides a space for people to explore their struggles and needs in ways that encourage change and growth, whilst offering a respectful and validating environment. She feels passionate about helping people to develop a greater capacity for resilience to help them flourish, as well as developing meaningful and positive relationships with themselves and others.

Chi has experience working with people with a range of difficulties including depression, anxiety, substance abuse, grief and loss, traumatic stress, stress management, relationship difficulties and parenting stress and a whole range of other mental disorders. She has worked with clients from a range of cultural backgrounds and age brackets ranging from children to late adults. She has worked providing therapy both to individuals, couples, families, and in group settings. Chi has a multidisciplinary background, also having worked in medical research and in corporate banking.

Chi uses an evidence based and collaborative approach in her work drawing on a number of therapeutic approaches including Cognitive Behavior Therapy, Interpersonal psychotherapy, and Acceptance and Commitment Therapy, she also uses an eclectic approach when suitable to help people achieve their goals.

Chi holds a Post Graduate Diploma and Graduate Diploma in Psychology, from Charles Sturt University and the University of New England, respectively. Chi also holds a Bachelor of Sci (Physiology), from the University of New South Wales. Chi is registered with the Australian Health Practitioner Regulation Agency (AHPRA) and is a member of the Australian Psychological Society (APS). She is also a Workcover accredited practitioner.

Consultations are $150 for 50 minutes, with Medicare rebates of $88.25.

Practices at: Parramatta Psychology Clinic .

Michael Cheung

PSYCHOLOGIST

Michael is a Psychologist with extensive experience working with adolescents, families and adults who are experiencing emotional, social, behavioural and mental health difficulties. Michael has worked in a wide range of settings including private, public, research and community i.e beyondblue, Lifeline support services, Headspace, disability services, Universities, and the Department of Health and Quitline. Having spent much of his life overseas he has a culturally sensitive therapeutic approach. He also enjoys working with clients across the lifespan; from young adolescents to geriatrics. Michael has a particular expertise in the assessment and treatment of adolescents with emotional difficulties.

Michael works collaboratively with his clients to reach their treatment goals by providing individualised support, utilising psychometrics and evidence-based therapies. These include Cognitive Behavioural Therapy (CBT), Interpersonal Psychotherapy, Motivational Interviewing, Solution-Focused Therapy, Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT) and Mindfulness. His clinical interventions encompass the mind-body connection and compassion for self and others. His clients describe him as insightful, approachable and compassionate. Michael is passionate about helping clients achieve positive change in their lives, build resilience and foster stronger relationships. Michael speaks Mandarin, Cantonese and English.

Consultations are $150 for 50 minutes, with Medicare rebates of $88.25.

Practices at: Parramatta Psychology Clinic.

Hurryat Faniad

PSYCHOLOGIST

Hurryat Faniad is a Psychologist registered with AHPRA and is a member of the Australian Psychology Society (APS). He has completed Bachelor of Psychology (Honour) and Master of Clinical Psychology from Macquarie University and University of Western Sydney accordingly.

Hurryat has extensive experience in providing clinical and psychosocial interventions to a diverse population of Adults living with wide range of mental and physical health conditions. Not to forget, he has been interested and experienced in providing assessment and therapy for children (6-16 year old) living with mental disorders such as Anxiety, depression, adjustment disorders and behavioural issues.

Given that Hurryat has lived in many different countries overseas, he provides culturally sensitive and personalised therapy/service to clients from culturally and linguistically diverse background. He is fluent in five languages (Dari, Farsi “Persian”, Urdu, Hindi and English) and has extensive experience working with CALD patients.

Hurryat has been interested and efficient in providing support to clients with mood disorders (e.g. depression, anxiety), substance abuse disorder, Pain management, PTSD, Anger issues, Stress-issues, Sleep disorders, eating disorders and more chronic disorders such as Schizophrenia and Bi-polar disorders.

Hurryat has a holistic approach in providing psychological interventions; considering physical, social and financial stressors that could contribute to the overall mental health concerns. He utilises psychometrics and number of evidence-based psychological interventions to suit his clients and in reaching their therapeutic goals, which includes Cognitive Behavioural therapy (CBT), Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT), Dialectical Behavioural Therapy (DBT), Mindfulness, Interpersonal Psychotherapy, Motivational Interviewing and Solution-focused Therapy.

Consultations are $150 for 50 minutes, with Medicare rebates of $88.25.

Practices at: Parramatta Psychology Clinic .

Larissa Engel-Fiorelli

PSYCHOLOGIST

Offering Telehealth Appointments for patients with a GP referral & Mental Health Care Plan only at this stage.
Larissa is an AHPRA registered Forensic Psychologist with over 8 years of experience working in the public sector. During this time, she has primarily worked in the Drug and Alcohol setting, focusing on aggressive or problematic behaviour, substance-related disorders, depression, anxiety, adjustment disorders, trauma (including Post Traumatic Stress Disorder) and relationship difficulties.

In addition she has several years of experience working with adolescents with psychosocial stressors, behaviour management issues, school-related issues like exam stress, anxiety disorders, deliberate self-harm and suicidal ideation.

Larissa takes a holistic approach in her treatment. Her treatment methodologies include Cognitive Behavioural Therapy (CBT), Motivational Interviewing (MI), Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT), Dialectal Behavioural Therapy (DBT) and Schema therapy. A large part of Larissa’s current role includes fostering and maintaining a positive culture of care and respect for all clientele.

Her aim is to help clients feel at ease so that we can work together to achieve their goals. Evening and weekend appointments are available at the same counselling rate. Rebates available with a referral from a General Practitioner under the Mental Health Care Plan.

Consultations are $150 for 50 minutes, with Medicare rebates of $88.25.

Practices at: Parramatta Psychology Clinic .

Nadine Abdalla

PSYCHOLOGIST

Currently on maternity leave.

Nadine is a registered psychologist, a Board Approved Supervisor and a Medicare provider of Focused Psychological Strategies. She received a Bachelor of Psychology from the University of Western Sydney as well as a Post-Graduate Diploma in Professional Psychology from Macquarie University. In addition to her academic qualifications, she is also registered with the Australian Health Practitioner Regulation Agency (AHPRA) and is a member of the Australian Psychological Society.

Nadine has experience working with psychosis, bipolar, borderline personality disorder, trauma, depression and anxiety, as well as a range of other mental health disorders. She has worked with clients from a range of cultural backgrounds and age brackets, ranging from children to late adults.

Nadine provides psychological assessment and treatment based on the scientist-practitioner model, providing a range of evidence-based approaches that are supported by scientific research. Her therapeutic orientation is primarily CBT, DBT and Narrative Therapy, however Nadine uses an eclectic approach when suitable.

Nadine’s passion is to support clients in beating the stigma of mental health and living a more fulfilling life. She believes in working collaboratively with clients and other health workers to achieve best treatment outcomes.

Consultations are $150 for 50 minutes, with Medicare rebates of $88.25.

Practices at: Parramatta Psychology Clinic.

Jane Lau

PROVISONAL PSYCHOLOGIST

Jane is an AHPRA registered provisional psychologist currently completing her 6th year of study in psychology. Jane holds a Graduate Diploma of Psychology (Advanced) from Deakin University, a Graduate Diploma of Psychological Science from the Australian College of Applied Psychology, and a Bachelor of Psychological Science from UNSW. She has experience working with adolescents with ADHD and adults with Anxiety.

Jane provides private counselling for people of all ages and takes a holistic approach in her work. Jane strives towards an individualised and client-centred approach, where meeting the individual’s needs and ensuring their wellbeing are the main goals of Jane. In her work, Jane takes a holistic approach and utilises skills from Cognitive Behavioural Therapy (CBT), Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT), mindfulness-based therapy, Dialectal Behavioural Therapy (DBT), and Psychodynamic therapy.

Jane has a warm and empathetic personality and is always happy to be there to listen and help clients with their concerns. Jane is also fluent in four spoken languages: English, Mandarin Chinese, Cantonese Chinese, and Japanese. Although the therapy sessions will mainly be conducted in English, she is happy to assist those with language barriers and with diverse cultural backgrounds.

Consultations are $60 for 50 minutes, with no Medicare rebates

Practices at: Parramatta Psychology Clinic

Jemma Taylor

PSYCHOLOGIST

Jemma is a registered psychologist with the Australian Health Practitioner Regulation Agency (AHPRA), a registered Medicare provider, an approved SIRA provider (CTP insurance and workers compensation insurance), and a member of the Australian Psychological Society (APS). She has psychological experience in industries including occupational rehabilitation, disability, crisis support, and education. Jemma has worked with clients of varying ages (from early childhood to late adulthood) and diverse backgrounds. She takes a warm, empathic, and individualised approach working with individuals, families, couples, and supporters such as teachers, carers, and support workers.

Approach

Jemma works collaboratively with her clients to provide psychological assessments and interventions. She uses evidence-based techniques including Cognitive Behaviour Therapy (CBT), Dialectical Behaviour Therapy (DBT), Motivational Interviewing (MI), and Compassion-Focused Therapy (CFT). Jemma is passionate about supporting her clients to see themselves in a non-judgmental stance, increase self-compassion, and build coping skills.

Interest areas: Mood Disorders, Anxiety Disorders, Disability, Family and Domestic Violence

Consultations are $150 for 50 minutes, with Medicare rebates of $88.25.

Practices atParramatta Clinic

Neelab Omar

PSYCHOLOGIST

Neelab is a registered Psychologist with the Australian Health Practitioner Agency (AHPRA) and has been in practice for 9 years Specialising in mood disorders, anxiety and narcissistic abuse, she also covers a wide range of other issues, including, but not limited to anger management, depression, domestic abuse, relationship issues and woman’s issues.

Neelab strives to create a safe and non-judgmental space for her clients to explore their innermost vulnerabilities, and get through the painful emotions, stories, and difficulties life throws their way. One of her greatest joys is when her clients feel understood and supported.

She values the development of a strong therapeutic alliance as it’s of the utmost importance to treatment outcomes. Therefore, you’ll find that her approach is friendly, warm, relaxed, open, and non-judgemental. Neelab is genuinely interested in learning about her clients, hearing their stories and understanding their needs. She has a keen interest in a client-centred approach, drawing on an eclectic framework of therapeutic interventions with the aim of building upon your own strengths to empower and support you in your healing process.

Neelab will work collaboratively with you and equip you with evidence-based tools to become more resilient, work through past experiences so you can embrace your true self, unlearn and relearn behaviours so you can thrive, or she will sit with you in your darkest times. She is there for it all.

Consultations are $150 for a 50-minute session.

Practices at: Parramatta Psychology Clinic