Mental Health & Allied Health Partners
How We Partner With Mental Health Professionals
With a focus on holistic client support, Performance in Health Wellbeing clinic is home to several highly experienced independent mental health professionals.
Providing services in clinical psychology, psychology, psychotherapy, mental health social work and counselling, their individual profiles, contact details and websites are provided should you wish to reach out for personalised support.
About Jemma Doley
Jemma is a registered psychologist with a passion for positive psychology, workplace well-being and coaching. Jemma is experienced in working with anxiety disorders, including social anxiety disorder and emetophobia, depression, trauma, grief, workplace issues, stress management and other issues.
In addition, Jemma is an experienced coach with a Masters Degree in Coaching Psychology and is passionate about career coaching, workplace and executive coaching and life coaching to help people to achieve their goals. Jemma has an interest area in applying coaching to assist clients to meet their health and wellness goals.
Jemma practises using evidence-based techniques including CBT, ACT, DBT, Solution Focused Brief Therapy and Motivational Interviewing. In addition, Jemma is a psychology board accredited 4+2 Supervisor and offers supervision to provisionally registered psychologists.
Jemma’s warm, friendly and approachable personality mean she has an ability to connect with a range of clients across many issues. She has a deep concern for the well-being of her clients and works to maximise the best outcomes for her clients in a collaborative and supportive environment. Jemma is currently completing her masters degree in Clinical Psychology with Charles Sturt University.
Jemma can be contacted on +61 0421 134 402 or [email protected] should you require any further information relating to her current appointment availability and costs, or for help with any other questions you may have.
Psychologist, Coach, Mediator, Facilitator
About Marzena Diard
Marzena is a certified Gestalt Psychotherapist and a Counsellor who offers a gentle and supportive environment to anyone seeking connection, understanding and support on the journey towards healing.
Born in Poland, starting out as an early childhood educator in both Germany and Australia, Marzena is experienced working with children, families and new migrants. Her life experience and circumstance brought her to Gestalt Therapy, because of its individual approach to a person’s challenges as a whole – the present moment, wounds from the past and how we relate to the people and world around us.
Marzena welcomes people from all backgrounds and experiences and has a special interest in supporting:
- individuals who migrated to Australia and are experiencing a multitude of challenges such as cultural shifts, language barrier, adjusting to the new country, homesickness, loneliness, isolation and a sense of feeling stuck.
- parents that find parenting challenging and are looking for a way to connect and cooperate with their children in order to help them flourish.
Her practice is trauma-informed and suitable for individuals who experience:
- Anxiety and Depression,
- Attachment and Adjustment challenges
- Bereavement and Grief
- Low self-esteem
- A sense of feeling stuck or unworthiness
- Somatic Pain
Marzena holds an Advanced Clinical Certificate in Contemporary Gestalt Therapy and a Diploma in Counselling. Marzena can offer therapy in Polish and German if these languages are preferred. She is a member of PACFA and Gestalt Australia and New Zealand (GANZ).
For a free 15 min consultation please contact Marzena at [email protected] or 0452411189.
Gestalt Psychotherapist and Counsellor
About Claudia Vayda
With over 25 years’ experience as a Psychologist and Family Therapist, Claudia brings breadth, depth of expertise and wisdom to both her clients and the clinic. Having worked in crisis and outpatient settings with drug and alcohol, at-risk and acute mental health populations, as well as adolescents, families, couples and individuals in short-and long-term programs of work, Claudia is an accomplished therapist, who now works as both a provider of services and a clinical supervisor and mentor to others.
Claudia brings experience to facilitate and create sustained positive change. She enjoys working with clients to create and move towards compelling life goals whether they are work related, personal, educational or spiritual. Her approach allows clients to identify their limitations and fears and work on transcending them to create hope, possibility and fulfilment.
Claudia’s areas of focus include Mood and Anxiety Disorders; Couples and families; Trauma; Self-esteem and self psychology; mentoring and supervision; long-term psychotherapy.
Claudia’s qualifications include Master in Arts (Psychology) (USYD), Master in Couple and Family Therapy (UNSW), an Advanced Diploma in Naturopathy, Diploma in Nutrition, as well as a Certificate of Psychological Practice and a Cert IV in Coaching and Mentoring.
Claudia can be contacted at [email protected] or on 0405 339 155 for further information about current appointment availability and costs, or for help with any other questions.
Psychologist, Family Therapist & Clinical Supervisor
About Thomasin Litchfield
Thomasin is a psychotherapist and counsellor working with individuals and couples. At the core of her practice is the belief in people’s ability to grow and find greater satisfaction.
She works with:
- relationship issues
- a lack of meaning or purpose
- self esteem
- life changes
Her approach to therapy is humanistic, drawing particularly on existential, psychodynamic and somatic frameworks. She explores with each client what is going to work best for them and the relationship between client and therapist is at the heart of her work. Her practice is trauma-informed and she is committed to ongoing professional training. She has completed the Gottman Method Couples Therapy – Level 1.
Thomasin holds a Masters degree in Counselling and Applied Psychology and is member of PACFA. She is also a certified Iyengar yoga teacher. For more information, go to thomasinlitchfieldtherapy.com, email [email protected] or call +61 0411 104 180.
About Felicity Jefferson
Felicity is a compassionate and empathetic Clinical Psychologist who easily tunes in to the needs of her clients and creates a strong rapport. She is passionate about helping you to heal the past and remove self-sabotaging beliefs and patterns. Felicity currently has immediate availability.
Felicity uses a range of different therapies and has received specialist training in Cognitive Behavioural Therapy, Schema Therapy, EMDR therapy and Mindfulness Integrated Cognitive Behavioural Therapy. Having several different treatment options provides her the flexibility to tailor treatment plans to the individual client and also helps with addressing more stubborn to treat issues.
Felicity is passionate about helping both those who are totally new to therapy as well as those that have been in therapy for many years. Her research has explored the connection between our early life experiences and mental health in adulthood through emotion regulation and self-compassion.
Felicity provides support on the following:
- Alcohol and substance abuse
- Self-esteem issues
- Attachment or relationship issues
- Parents wanting to improve their parenting skills
- Those with a complex trauma history i.e. childhood neglect or abuse
Registered Clinical Psychologist
BA Psych (Hons), MPsych (Clin), DipEd, MAPS
About Dr. Jane Mowll
Jane is an experienced therapist who works with individuals and families experiencing bereavement, grief, and loss (including complex grief) as well as anxiety and mood disorders, life transitions, and trauma. Jane has a particular commitment to working with clients experiencing the sudden, violent, or unexpected death of a family member or friend. As a senior clinician Jane draws on over 22 years of practice wisdom and also has 16 years of experience working in the Forensic and Coronial systems in NSW.
As an Accredited Mental Health Social Worker Jane works with each client to support their unique strengths and capacities. Jane is trained in and draws on a number of evidence-supported therapeutic frameworks including CBT, interpersonal Psychotherapy (IPT), mindfulness, ACT, systemic, and constructionist (meaning making) approaches. Jane centres the importance of the therapeutic relationship to support each client and will work collaboratively with you to meet your individual needs and goals.
As well as her Social Work and therapy training and experience Jane holds a PhD from the University of NSW and her research explores the meanings and experiences of bereaved family members and friends in the wake of sudden death. Jane is an experienced academic who also supervises and teaches in Social Work and counselling.
Jane can be contacted at [email protected] or on 0411 286 997 for further information about current appointment availability and costs, or for help with any other questions.
Jane will not be available for clinic consultations during 2022.
Dr Jane Mowll
Mental Health Social Worker, Counsellor & Clinical Supervisor