So, you can access a greater choice of services, experience and expertise at our clinic. You now have more opportunities for cognitive testing for conditions such as ADHD, Autism Spectrum Disorder, Acquired Brain Injury and neurodevelopmental disorders. Although the team has grown, you’ll find our clinic is small enough to provide the personalised care that our excellent reputation is built upon. From your first appointment to your last, our whole team makes your emotional wellbeing our priority.
All of the friendly, approachable psychologists at our clinic are registered with the Australian Health Practitioners Regulation Agency (AHPRA). They have the relevant qualifications, experience and accreditations required to offer a range of psychological services in Perth, WA. Additionally, all our psychologists are NDIS registered. Many have completed additional study to acquire further skills and qualifications such as Autism Assessor.
Clinical Neuropsychologist Clinical Psychologist
Neuropsychologist | Clinical Psychologist
Cognitive assessments to assist with: Bariatric assessment and support Returning to the workplace after an accident Traumatic Brain Injury (workplace accidents, car accidents, victims of crime) Acquired Brain Injury (strokes, cancer recovery, drug use) Intellectual disability testing
Clinical Psychology for: Adult survivors of abuse Family violence survivors Emotional abuse Eating disorders Generalised anxietyObsessive Compulsive Disorder Panic Disorder Perfectionism Post-natal depression Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder Social Anxiety
When I established the clinic, my goal was to build a team of psychologists who genuinely care about improving emotional wellbeing for children and adults in Perth. As Gateway Psychological Services has grown, we’ve introduced more services for more people.Today, the most rewarding part of my work with cognitive assessments and clinical psychology is seeing the difference we make in people’s lives. Through a combination of empathy and perseverance, we help our clients achieve life-changing breakthroughs.
Doctorate in Clinical Psychology and Clinical Neuropsychology Master’s degree in Community Development Postgraduate Diploma in Psychology Bachelor of Arts in Psychology (minor in Children and Family Studies)
I am iron, and I forge myself.
Psychological therapy for: Children aged 8+ Families with young children needing support with behaviour, sleep, toileting or other issues Anxiety or depression in adults
SAS Group Program Qualified facilitator for this evidence-based small group program for children (8-12 years) with ASD, ADHD or social and emotional difficulties.
I love working collaboratively with families, schools and other stakeholders to get the best outcomes for children.The fantastic SAS Group Program is in high demand in WA. I am delighted to be able to bring it to more people through Gateway Psychological Services.
Bachelor of Psychology Bachelor of Arts (major in psychology)
The good life is a process, not a state of being. It is a direction, not a destination.
Children (7yrs +) Adolescents Young adults and adults Family therapy Couples therapy Trauma and PTSD Anxiety and phobias Depression Bipolar Disorder Dissociative Identity Disorder Hoarding Disorder Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder (OCD) Panic Disorder Post-natal DepressionInfertility Issues Relationship issues ADHD in adults Anger management Life transition and Adjustment difficulties Stress Bereavement, grief, and loss Self-harm and suicidal ideation Domestic violence Personality disorders Gender and sexuality issues Sexual difficulties Low self-esteem and self-development Shyness and social skills deficits
Liz has extensive knowledge and experience in working with children, young people, and adults, impacted by complex trauma, particularly from life events such as sexual abuse and violence. She also provides assessment, formulation, diagnosis, and treatment for a range of other psychological problems and life issues including adjustment difficulties, depression, anxiety, panic, stress, low self-esteem, relationship difficulties, grief and loss, phobias, addiction and dependence, personality disorders and gender/sexuality.
Liz utilises Cognitive Behavioural Therapy, Dialectical Behaviour Therapy, Schema Therapy, Interpersonal Psychotherapy, Eye Movement Desensitisation Reprocessing and Attachment Theory depending on the unique needs of the client. Liz’s approach is collaborative and places primary focus on the therapeutic relationship and building a safe and non-judgemental space for clients. This allows clients to explore their difficulties at their pace, gain insight, establish positive coping strategies, process, and heal from past traumas, all resulting in enhanced wellbeing.
I'm not crazy, I was abused. I'm not shy, I'm protecting myself. I'm not bitter, I'm speaking the truth. I'm not hanging onto the past, I've been damaged. I'm not delusional, I lived a nightmare. I'm not weak, I was trusting. I'm not giving up, I'm healing. I'm not incapable of love, I'm giving. I'm not alone. I see you all here. I'm fighting this.”
Angela provides a holistic formulation, diagnosis, and treatment for a range of mental health issues across the lifespan. Angela has experience working with children, adolescents, and adults and places primary focus on the therapeutic alliance providing a safe and non judgemental space to heal.
Angela works from a number of evidence-based frameworks depending on the needs of the client. This includes cognitive behavioural therapy, schema therapy, eye movement desensitization and reprocessing (EMDR), dialectical behaviour therapy, psychodynamic, and existential therapy. Angela aims to provide a transparent and collaborative space which is tailored to each client.
Angela's treatment areas:
Depression Generalised anxiety disorder Phobias Health anxiety Panic disorder Trauma and PTSD Domestic violence Relationship difficulties Anger management Stress Grief and loss Life transitions Young adults and adults Child therapyPersonality Disorders Gender and/or sexuality concerns Low self esteem Bullying and peer issues Autism Spectrum Disorder ADHD Family separation
Master of Psychology (Counselling) Bachelor of Psychology Bachelor of Arts (Psychology, Criminology and Justice)
Clinical Neuropsychologist Registrar
Clinical Neuropsychologist | Registrar
Cognitive and diagnostic assessments for: Specific learning disorders (dyslexia, dysgraphia, dyscalculia) Attention-Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) Intellectual disability Giftedness and twice-exceptional Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) Williams Syndrome Epilepsy Traumatic brain injury Stroke Cerebral palsy
Holly is passionate about making a positive difference in the lives of individuals with neurodevelopmental conditions and has special interests in the areas of learning disorders, ADHD, giftedness, intellectual disability and Williams Syndrome. Holly is experienced in providing comprehensive assessments and accurate diagnoses, with clinical experience gained across a number of settings in both Sydney and Perth. Through comprehensive assessments of intellectual, academic, memory and executive functioning skills, parents gain a better understanding their child's strengths and weaknesses, and support strategies are provided to help children reach their full potential.
Holly understands that neurodevelopmental conditions and learning disorders can have significant academic, social, behavioural and psychological impacts. She is passionate about providing targeted evidence-based strategies designed to help individuals improve, or compensate for, deficits in a range of thinking skills (such as concentration, working memory and executive functioning) and learning difficulties. Holly enjoys providing assessment and intervention strategies for children, adolescents and adults to support progress at school, university/vocational studies and work. She is experienced in developing individualised support strategies to help overcome areas of weaknesses with the aim of improving independence, confidence and overall quality of life.
Qualifications and memberships Master of Clinical Neuropsychology Bachelor of Science (Honours) with First Class Honours Member of the Australian Psychological Society (MAPS) Member of The Australian Paediatric Neuropsychology Research Network Professional Member of ADHD WA Professional
We do not need magic to transform our world. We carry all the power we need inside ourselves already.
Psychological therapy for all ages, including: Anxiety Addictions and dependencies Depression Grief and lossRelationship and family issues Stress and lifestyle balance Sexuality Workplace and organisational issues
Steven is available after hours as follows: Wednesday 4.30pm – 6.30pm Saturday mornings
Bachelor of Psychology
Counselling Psychologist Registrar
Counselling Psychologist Registrar
Children 5+ Adolescents Adults Couples Family Sexuality Sexual dysfunction Gender diversity Non suicidal self-injury Depression AnxietyRelationship issues Complex family dynamics Addictions ASD counselling – not assessment Grief Trauma Adjustment issues Stress Low self-esteem Interpersonal difficulties Social anxiety
Dr. Dawkins has experience working with a diverse range of clients including children, adolescents, and couples from a variety of backgrounds. She has a specific interest in working with clients experiencing issues related to gender, sexual orientation, sexuality, and relationships. Dr. Dawkins also provides treatment to clients presenting with a range of problems such as non-suicidal self-injury (self-harm), depression, anxiety, complex family dynamics, interpersonal difficulties, low self-esteem, grief and loss, phobia’s and trauma. Dr. Dawkins has a collaborative approach to therapy, working with clients to determine goals and work within the therapeutic relationship. She has a person-centred approach, utilising an integration of therapies including cognitive-behavioural therapy, acceptance and commitment therapy, schema therapy and trauma focussed approaches to fit the individual needs of her clients.
Juhi facilitates our social skills groups at Gateway. Juhi is passionate about our social skills programme. She uses a combination of the “Improving First Impressions” training program and other evidence-based social skills programs/techniques to improve the social skills of individuals. The program aims to maximise social skills and encourage participation in everyday contexts.
Trained as a neuropsychologist, Juhi is also experienced in working with cognitive deficits (e.g. attention, memory, problem solving). This training is applicable to individuals who experience cognitive impairments due to a wide range of clinical, sub-clinical or medical conditions. These include, but are not limited to: brain injuries, mild intellectual disabilities, learning disabilities, autism and Asperger’s syndrome.
For further information, please see our social skills group page.
Master of Clinical Neuropsychology Bachelor of Science (honours) with First Class Honours – Quantitative research Bachelor of Science (Psychology) Member of the Australian Psychological Society (MAPS) Member of College of Clinical Neuropsychologists WA committee
Recovery is not about perfection, it’s about progression.
Augmentative and alternative communication (low-tech forms through to provision and prescription of high-tech alternatives) Autism Spectrum Disorder (all through the lifespan) Childhood Apraxia of Speech Developmental Language Delay Disabilities and additional needs for children, adolescents and adults Hanen trained Early Intervention Parent-child interaction and coaching Positive behaviour support Speech disorders Speech disorders Supervision and mentoring of newer speech pathologists (or those wishing to extend their practice in a speciality area) Supporting children in schools with speech and language impairments
I’ve devoted 18 years to growing my expertise as a Speech Pathologist. I’ve managed speech pathology departments in Perth, regional WA and the UK. And I’ve held roles in the public and private sectors as well as hospital, community and educational settings.I’m also a trained assessor for Autism Spectrum Disorder.
Autism Assessor – trained to international assessment standards by Disability Services Commission Bachelor of Science (Human Communication Science)
Mim Kempson is a narrative therapist and couples counsellor accredited by the Australian Counselling Association. She integrates a variety of perspectives into her practice, such as EFT, positive self-talk techniques, internal family systems, Carl Jung's archetypal theory (inner child work) and Marshall Rosenerg's nonviolent communication.
She steers away from diagnostic frameworks and clinical ways of thinking, taking on a more conversational, creative approach to therapy. With a 'past life' in journalism, media and communications, a strong theme of storytelling also runs through her work, with a pinch of art therapy. Mim welcomes LGBTQI+ folks and couples that are queer, polyamorous and/or cross-cultural. Mim also has experience working with transgender people throughout all stages of their transition (pre-coming out through to years post-transition) and with people living with disabilities and chronic illnesses.
Bachelor of Professional Communications 2014 Masters of Narrative Therapy and Community Work 2019 Member of the Australian Counselling Association
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