Dr. Stacey Berry
B Psych (Hons), D Psych (Clin)
Psych. Reg. Number PSY0001293332
Stacey has over 10 years experience working therapeutically with children, adolescents, families and adults. She started Berry and Reynolds Psychology with the aim of bringing the best of psychological services to the Northern Beaches, and her team of psychologists has been chosen carefully based on this premise. Stacey is trained in Cognitive Behavioural Therapy, Acceptance and Commitment Therapy, Psychodynamic Therapy, Dialectical Behaviour Therapy and Schema Therapy. Working from a client-centred perspective, Stacey uses the therapeutic approach she believes will achieve the best outcomes for her clients. She has a vibrant personality and brings acceptance, compassion, and warmth to her therapy sessions. Stacey is especially passionate about working with adolescents and young adults, although she enjoys working with clients of all ages and backgrounds. She has recently focused on treatment for depression, anxiety disorders, trauma, drug and alcohol issues, low self esteem, self-harm and suicidality, and personality disorders.
B Ec (Soc Sci), Grad Dip Psych, B Soc Sci (Hons, Psych)
Psych. Reg. Number PSY0001409934
Debra has over 7 years experience working with children, families, and adults across a range of settings. Debra's special interests include supporting children and adolescents to manage anxiety, difficulties with emotional regulation and adjustment, and helping parents to develop their parenting skills. Her experience in the private hospital sector includes working with older adults specifically around grief, adjustment to change and coping with chronic pain. Debra has particular expertise in the assessment of children with special needs and physical disabilities, and is passionate about working with their families to achieve appropriate levels of support at school. Debra utilises evidence based therapies including Cognitive Behavioural Therapy, Acceptance and Commitment Therapy, Mindfulness and Brief Solution Focussed Therapy to build on the strengths of families and individuals. Debra aims to help clients achieve change in their lives, build resilience and foster stronger family and social relationships.
BA Psych, PG Dip Psych
Psych. Reg. Number PSY0001320904
Kelly is a registered psychologist with over 9 years experience working with children, adolescents, adults and families who are experiencing social, emotional, behavioural, educational and mental health difficulties. Kelly strives to support her clients to reach their treatment goals by providing individualised support through the use of evidence based therapies. Kelly uses psychological therapies including Cognitive Behavioural Therapy (CBT), Interpersonal Psychotherapy, Motivational Interviewing, Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT), Play Therapy and Mindfulness. Kelly has extensive experience working with youth mental health and is currently employed part-time as a school counsellor at a local high school. Kelly believes that a life lived well is all about connection including good relationships with oneself, families, friends and communities.
B Comms, Grad Dip Psych, B Soc Sci (Hons, Psych) Class 1
Psych. Reg. Number PSY0001794362
Lynn has over 5 years experience working with individuals, couples, young people and families. She uses a collaborative, psychodynamic approach grounded in mindfulness based Cognitive Behavioural Therapy (CBT). Lynn is trained in Acceptance and Commitment Therapy, Trauma focussed CBT, and Dialectical Behaviour Therapy. With a strengths-based approach, Lynn is a warm and compassionate psychologist who works with presenting issues including anxiety, depression, relationship issues, substance and behavioural addictions, post-traumatic stress disorder, and the impact of childhood trauma and attachment difficulties. As well as working in private practice with clients experiencing eating issues such as binge eating or restricting behaviours, Lynn has extensive experience within an inpatient setting at the Northside Clinic Eating Disorders Unit.
Clinical Psychology Registrar
BSc Psych (Hons), MA (Clin Psych)
Psych. Reg. Number PSY0001965848
Jovana is a clinical psychology registrar who works collaboratively with her clients to help them achieve their treatment goals through an evidence-based approach. She is experienced in the assessment and treatment of a range of issues including anxiety disorders, mood disorders, self-esteem issues and study related difficulties like procrastination and perfectionism. She has a special interest in working with individuals experiencing anxiety (e.g. social anxiety, generalised anxiety, panic disorder, obsessive-compulsive disorder), and has experience working with adults, children and families. Jovana primarily uses the techniques of Cognitive Behavioural Therapy, however adopts strategies as needed from other evidence-based approaches including Mindfulness integrated Cognitive Behavioural Therapy, Acceptance and Commitment Therapy, Dialectical Behaviour Therapy and Schema Therapy.
Dr. Erin Seeto
BSc (Hons), MSc, D Psych
Psych. Reg. Number: PSY0002199379
Erin is a warm and enthusiastic Counselling Psychologist. She was trained in the UK and has over 10 years experience working within the mental health field. Erin has engaged with clients of all ages both individually and in groups, and has worked in a variety of settings including hospital, community, education and specialist services. Her special areas of interest include life transitions, adjustment issues, relational difficulties, perinatal cases, identity issues, loss and grief, resilience, trauma, anxiety and depression. For the last four years Erin has worked with clients with neurological conditions, more specifically individuals who experienced an acquired brain injury, and their families. Drawing on a systemic foundation, Erin utilises aspects of humanistic, psychodynamic and cognitive behavioural models. Respect, empathy and integrity are at the core of her professional work. Erin is passionate about her role and her clients, working collaboratively with them to achieve an understanding of their difficulties and a meaningful way forward.
Clinical Psychology Registrar
BSc Psych (Hons), MA (Clin Psych)
Psych. Reg. Number: PSY0002105674
Soha is a clinical psychology registrar who works within a strengths-based, holistic, and collaborative approach to help her clients overcome mental health concerns. She has experience working with adults, young adults and families in settings such as private practice, medical rehabilitation units and mental health inpatient units. She has a broad range of interests and a willingness to work with all individuals and families facing life struggles and mental ill-health. Soha primarily uses evidence-based treatments rooted in Cognitive Behavioural Therapy (CBT) and draws on strategies from other approaches including Mindfulness, Acceptance and Commitment Therapy and Dialectical Behaviour Therapy.
B Soc Sci (Psych) (Hons), MA (Clin Psych)
Psych. Reg. Number: PSY0002024819
Milka is a Registered Psychologist with experience working with clients of all ages in a variety of health settings including specialist university clinics and paediatric development organisations. Her approach to therapy is empathetic and collaborative with an emphasis on working with a client’s strengths to bring about meaningful change. Milka is experienced in the assessment and treatment of a range of mental health concerns and has particular expertise with anxiety disorders in children and adolescents and gambling disorders in young adults. She is passionate about helping parents develop strategies and confidence in emotionally connecting with their children as well as managing challenging child behaviour. Milka uses evidence based psychological treatments grounded in Cognitive Behavioural Therapy (CBT) and draws strategies from attachment based therapies, Motivational Interviewing and Mindfulness.