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Meet our team

Expert knowledge & genuine care

Our Clinic Director, Dr Vanessa Winchester, has carefully selected her team of psychologists to provide services at Today's Psychology and Today's Kidz ensuring they pride themselves on their ongoing commitment to professional development and use of current therapeutic strategies.

 

Our Psychologists are part of a diversified team of professionals who have extensive training and experience in the vast range of psychological conditions.

Dr Vanessa Winchester, Registered Psychologist

Dr Vanessa Winchester

Clinic Director

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Today's Psychology
Team

Our Psychologists work with children, adolescents, adults, older adults, couples and families.

Clinical Psychologists

Dr Vanessa Winchester

Dr Deanne Armstrong

Jordan Huselton

Jamilla Johnson

Registered Psychologists

Emma-Kate Muir

Priyanka Nandini

Justin Mendes

Provisional Psychologists

Grace Chant

Shanna Rose

Mental Health Accredited Social Workers

Huan Ruan

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Today's Kidz
Team

Our Today's Kidz Psychologists have a special interest in providing assessment and counselling for young people 7-17 years old and their families.

Clinical Psychologists

Jordan Huselton

Jamilla Johnson

 

Registered Psychologists

Priyanka Nandini

Justin Mendes

Provisional Psychologists

Shanna Rose

Please see our Today's Kidz Website for more specific information about our Kidz Clinic.

 

www.todayskidz.com.au

Our team

Our team ...

supporting each other

Our psychology team attend training programs, seminars and conferences to ensure they have cutting edge knowledge, skills and therapeutic style.

 

To this end, we often rely on each other to provide additional support and guidance in working with clients.

 

We provide backup if a Psychologist is on leave, sick or attending training, to ensure your care is not interrupted or delayed.

Team

  Profiles

Dr Vanessa Winchester

Clinical Psychologist

Vanessa is a Clinical Psychologist and works with adolescents, adults, older adults, couples and families. She has a particular interest in adolescent issues, including school to work/university transition, peer group conflict, parental conflict and self-esteem. In addition, she has worked extensively with Queensland Health, providing clinical counselling with young people and their families effected by alcohol and drug abuse.

Emma-Kate Muir

Registered Psychologist

Emma-Kate is a Registered Psychologist working with a variety of clients, including people with disabilities, injuries, illnesses, unemployed persons and athletes. Her areas of experience incorporate management of depression, anxiety, Obsessive Compulsive Disorder, self-esteem, relationship and conflict issues, anger management, vocational guidance, men’s health, illness management, alcohol and drug use, weight management and performance coaching.

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Dr Deanne Armstrong

Clinical Psychologist

Dr Deanne Armstrong is a Clinical Psychologist with a strong interest in working with survivors of trauma, and people struggling with long term difficulties (chronic depression or anxiety, difficulty establishing relationships, longstanding unhappiness). She works with adolescents and adults using a person-centred approach to help clients achieve their goals. Deanne also works with couples who are experiencing relationship distress, communication difficulties, the aftermath of infidelity, or seeking to a safe space to discuss difficult topics and reconnect.

Jordan Huselton

Clinical Psychologist

Jordan is a Clinical Psychologist with empathy and compassion, Jordan works collaboratively with clients to achieve their therapeutic goals. Jordan believes that lasting change is fostered by providing a warm and supportive space. Her approach is client-centred and holistic, drawing from evidence-based practices to explore each clients’ story non-judgmentally. Jordan works with individuals experiencing personality difficulties and disorders and with gender issues across the lifespan.

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Priyanka Nandini

Registered Psychologist

Priyanka is a Registered Psychologist with over 7 years’ experience working with a diverse client population, spanning across lifespan. When you meet Priyanka, you will immediately recognise her gentle and kind nature. Priyanka’s experience is broad and includes working with children and adults with trauma related disorders, depression, anxiety, self-esteem, relationship, conflict issues, transitional and developmental phases. 

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Justin Mendes

Registered Psychologist

Justin is an empathic, warm and person-centred clinician who is passionate about supporting clients in working through and overcoming their challenges, identifying their strengths and empowering them to build meaningful lives. Justin strives to deliver a personalized, individually tailored therapies which focus on building the capacity of his clients to achieve their overarching goals.

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Jamilla Johnson

Clinical Psychologist

Jamilla is a passionate and dedicated psychologist who looks forward to working with you on your therapeutic journey. Jamilla can support you to address concerns or challenges related to depression, anxiety, trauma, OCD, self-esteem, grief and loss, and other mental health concerns. She is a Clinical Psychologist and enjoys working with both young people and adults

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Huan Ruan

Mental Health Accredited Social Worker

Huan has a Degree in Social Work (Master’s Qualifying ) and has additionally attained the qualification of Accredited Mental Health Social Worker. Huan is experienced in treating depression, anxiety, as well as alcohol and other substance use disorders. She has special interests in trauma, social anxiety, and multicultural mental health.

Grace

Grace Chant

Provisional Psychologist

Grace adopts a warm and empathetic approach to create a non-judgemental environment for clients. Grace prioritises working collaboratively with every individual to find the right therapeutic approach, working from a client-centred and trauma-informed framework to support client’s individual goals.

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Shanna Rose

Provisional Psychologist

Shanna is a dedicated and compassionate provisionally registered psychologist committed to helping individuals of all ages enhance their well-being. She utilizes a person-centered, strengths-based approach, drawing on positive psychology to empower clients. Shanna is skilled in Cognitive Behavioural Therapy (CBT), Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT), mindfulness practices, and therapeutic play, providing tailored support for children, adolescents, and adults.

Team profiles

Our Reception team

Our Reception team, provides much valued reception support and direction for both administration and accounts payable departments.

 

Kim, Melissa, Ellen, Ally and Caitlin are our receptionists at our Strathlink consult rooms. Peter manages our accounts department.

 

Kim, Melissa, Ellen, Ally and Caitlin are always approachable and willing to discuss any client feedback, suggestions or concerns.

 

If you have any questions or would like any further information about our clinic and / or services, please do not hesitate to contact our reception team.

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