Meet the Team

The Engage Psychology Team

 

 

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Meet the Team

 

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Zoe Knorre

Director / Clinical Psychologist

Zoe is a Clinical Psychologist with experience working with clients who are facing an array of different challenges.  She has experience working in public, private, and academic settings, and is currently working on a child protection research project.  Zoe has provided expert testimony on a range of cases, including child protection, and sexual/violence risk.  In addition to a passion for working with young people, Zoe has spent many years working in forensic settings, behaviour support, and is dedicated to working with families affected by substance use.

 

 

 

 

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  Vinita Sagar

 Psychologist

Vinita is experienced in working with individuals across the lifespan. She has a particular interest in working with self-confidence, social skills, mood disturbances, drug and alcohol concerns, and grief and loss. Vinita practices with an eclectic mix of Acceptance and Commitment Therapy, Cognitive-Behavioural Therapy, Gestalt Therapy, and Motivational Interviewing.

Vinita is passionate about working in a compassionate, collaborative, and non-judgmental manner with her clients in order to best achieve their treatment goals and to access a more fulfilling life that aligns with their values. Her eclectic mix of therapeutic approaches provides a tailored experience for each of her client

 

 

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 Neia Wong

 Social Worker

Neia is a Social Worker with a wealth of experience working with people who have a disability.  She has certifications in positive behaviour support and has worked with people who have a disability for 10+ years.

 

 

 

 

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 Dr Adina Piovesana

Psychologist

Adina has extensive experience with psychological assessment, both in an academic and private setting.  Adina provides a range of cognitive, educational, and neuropsychological assessment services to children and adults.

 

 

 

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 Janina Leo

Psychologist

Janina is a clinically trained psychologist.  Janina has experience across the lifespan with a range of presentations. She practices using therapeutic modalities including Acceptance and Commitment Therapy, Cognitive-Behavioural Therapy, and Behaviour Therapy. Janina has a special interest in working with individuals experiencing chronic pain.

 

 

 

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Veronica Bell

Psychologist | Neuropsychology Registrar

Veronica has experience with a range of cognitive assessments, such as intellectual, academic/learning and full neuropsychological assessments with adults and children. She also has experience working with children on NDIS programs and has a interest in trauma informed therapy and attachment. She uses a combination of Cognitive Behavioural Therapy, Acceptance and Commitment Therapy and Dialectic Behavioural Therapy when working with clients to provide tailored experience for each client. 

 

 

 

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Daniela Guzzardi

Psychologist

Daniela is a Registered Psychologist having worked primarily with adolescents, adults and geriatric populations in both public and private sectors providing psychological services for a range of mental health issues. These have included Stress and Anxiety Disorders, Depressive Disorders, Personality Disorders, grief and loss issues, address various issues such as self-acceptance and self-exploration, family and social difficulties. She also has experience working with clients from multi-cultural backgrounds addressing issues such as cultural identity and cultural acceptance. Daniela is also quite fluent in the Italian language.

Daniela prides herself on creating safe space with her clients where they feel that they are supported throughout their session, offering a non-judgmental, and strong rapport building approach that is client centered and solution-focused. She adopts an integrative style of treatment that considers individual needs with readiness for change; adopting a range of therapies including Mindfulness and Relaxation, Dialectical Behaviour Therapy approaches (DBT), Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT), Motivation Interviewing, and psychoeducation.

 

 


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Daniel Booth

Daniel is a clinically trained psychologist with extensive experience working in a mental health setting.  Daniel has worked with children experiencing a range of challenges including ADHD, ASD, and other behavioural concerns.  He also has experience working with adults who are struggling with their mental health.

 

Nick Browne

Nick is a Behaviour Support Clinician, who is passionate about supporting and advocating for people living with a disability.  Nick has over a decade’s experience working with people who have a disability, supporting their practical, emotional, and behavioural needs.  Nick’s areas of interest include challenging behaviour, developmental disorders, autism, and non-verbal presentations.  He has further interests in the impact of social isolation, AOD use, and working with populations including rural, LBGTQ, and Indigenous people.

 

Kim Gedritis

Kim is a Behaviour Support Clinician, with over 20 year’s experience working with people living with a disability.  Kim has experience ranging from functional assessment, writing behaviour support plans, training carers and staff, advocating for the rights of people who have a disability, and policy development.

 

Gordon Wong

Gordon is Provisional Psychologist dedicated to helping people with a range of presentations.  Gordon is completing his Masters in Health Psychology, and is fluent in Cantonese.

 

 

 

Administration Team

 

 

Estelle Allery

Practice Manager

Estelle has extensive experience overseeing practice administrative processes and client care.  Her warmth and motivation for high standards for service provision make her an essential part of the Engage team.

 

 

Kylie Gardner

Manager of Accounts

Kylie oversees the Engage Psychology administrative processes.  Kylie has a background in business management and she enjoys the details of managing the administrative duties of a business.  Her expertise is greatly valued and we enjoy smooth operations at Engage Psychology thanks to Kylie’s eye for detail, professionalism, and management skills.

 

 

 

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  Julia Wood

 Receptionist

Julia is one of Engage Psychology’s reception team. She has extensive experience in customer service and strives to provide a great service to clients.

 

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