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OUR PRACTICE STAFF

 

At WPS clients and referrers can choose from male or female, clinical, educational and developmental or counselling psychologists, day, evening or weekend appointments. Specialist interests include those related to depression and anxiety, child and adolescent counselling and assessment, relationship, body image, trauma, adolescence, pain and injury, serious mental ill health, work stress, domestic violence, aged and other issues.

To assist your individual needs, WPS request that you contact our friendly administration team via phone, email or in person to discuss making a suitable appointment. Our experienced team will triage your referral to assist in finding the best Psychologist for you. 

 

NB: From time to time, some Psychologists may have waiting periods. If so, you will be offered the option to see another Psychologist at an earlier time, or be placed on a waiting list for your preferred Psychologist.

 

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Amanda Abbruzzese

Educational & Developmental Psychologist

BA, PostGradDipPsych, MPsych (Ed & Dev)

Melton | Age: 5+ years

*Maternity Leave*

Amanda is a registered Educational and Developmental Psychologist. She has experience in both primary and secondary education settings, as well as private practice. Amanda enjoys working collaboratively with children... 

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Liana Brasacchio

Psychologist

BAppSc, GradDipCS, GradDipPsych, BPsych(Hons), MPsych(Clinical)

Age: 5+ years

Melton  |  Monday - Wednesday

Telehealth Only | Thursday

Liana is a psychologist completing her clinical registrar program to receive her clinical endorsement.  She has worked with children, adolescents and adults experiencing a variety of challenges including anxiety, depression...

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Diane Bulman

Psychologist

B.A., B.Ed. (Counselling) MAPS)

Melton | Age: 18+ years

Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday

Diane is a psychologist who has worked in both public and private settings. She has worked in Crisis Care, sexual abuse recovery and domestic violence agencies.Her special interests are working with adolescents and adults; self development; women’s health; issues of ...

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Josh Byrne

Psychologist

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Melton | Age: 16+ years

Tuesday - Thursday 

Josh is a registered psychologist who has completed his Master's of Clinical Psychology. Josh endeavours to create a warm and safe environment while collaboratively working with you. He has a friendly approach towards ...

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Jessica Chidgey

Psychologist

B.A. Sc., Grad. Dip. Psych., M. Couns. Psych

Melton | Ages: 16+ years

Wednesday, Thursday

Jessica is a Registered Psychologist who holds a Master of Counselling Psychology qualification. She has experience and enjoys working with adolescents and adults experiencing a wide range of difficulties with life transitions, mood...

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Anja Copelj

Clinical Psychologist

B.Sci. (Hons), MPsych (Clinical)

Melton | Age: Pregnancy to 12 years

Thursday, some Saturdays

Anja is a Clinical Psychologist who has over 8 years’ experience working with children and their families across various setting and various clinical presentations and difficulties. She has worked in early intervention services, community health...

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Joseph Gagliano

Counselling Psychologist

B.A., B.Litt. P.G. Dip., M. Psych. MAPS

Telehealth Only | Age: 17+ years

Monday (monthly), Wednesday

Joseph is a counselling psychologist who has worked in private practice within small and large organisations and a variety of psychology practices including University counselling. His special interests are working with people ...

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Katherine Gayton

Psychologist

Melton |Assessment clinic 

Available now

Not providing counselling services, only available for cognitive assessments and educational assessments.

More information soon

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Rozalia Hecht

Educational & Developmental Psychologist

B.Sci.Psych. (Hons.),M.Psych. MAPS, MCEDP 

Melton | Age: 14+ years

Friday

Rozalia is a Psychologist with specialist training in Educational and Developmental Psychology. Rozalia has worked as a registered Psychologist since 2005, within educational settings at primary & secondary level, and in private ...

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Rebecca Lyons

Psychologist

BA, Grad Dip Psych, BPsySt(Hons), MPsych(Clinical), MAPS

Melton | Age: 16+ years

Monday, Wednesday - Friday

Rebecca is an early career psychologist completing her clinical registrar program to receive her clinical endorsement. Rebecca has previously worked with young people and their families in early intervention, community mental health and educational settings. Rebecca ...

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Suzanne Magtanong

Educational & Developmental Psychologist

BPsych, PostGradDipPsych, MPsych (Ed & Dev)

Melton | Age: 4 - 16 years

*Maternity Leave*

Suzanne (she/her) is an Educational and Developmental Psychologist. She has experience working in early intervention, primary and secondary schools and community services. Suzanne is passionate about early detection ...

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Jenny McColl

Counselling Psychologist

B.A., B.Ed. (Counselling) MAPS & Fam, McCLIN

Telehealth Only | Age: 18+ years

Tuesday (Telehealth Only)

Jenny is a counselling psychologist specialising in relationship counselling and marital and family therapy. She is an accredited supervisor and member of the College of Counselling Psychologists. Her special interests are relationship and couples issues; working ...

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Lyndon Medina

Counselling Psychologist/Psychodramatist

Assoc. Dip. Welfare, BA (psychology), Grad. Dip. Applied Psych. (Counselling), MAPS, FCCOUNP

Melton | Age: 18+ years

Saturday (Fortnightly)

Lyndon is a Counselling Psychologist and a Psychodramatist. He has been a psychologist for over twenty years and has worked with young people and families in community organisation setting, adults studying in university and ...

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Dr. Angelo Pagano

Clinical Psychologist

BA, MBSc.(Prel), DPsych (Clin, Child, Adol & Fam), MAPS, McCLIN

Age: 15+ years

Melton: Monday - Thursday | Essendon: Friday (Fortnightly)

Angelo is the Director of Western Psychological Services and has 30 years of experience working with people with a broad range of mental health issues. Angelo is passionate about his work, likes to be thorough and is...

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Elly Rashidi

Psychologist

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Melton | Age: 5+ years

Monday, Tuesday

Elly is a registered psychologist who has completed her Master of Clinical Psychology. Elly’s passion and drive for mental health have helped her become a professionally and academically astute mental health worker. 

Elly has worked with clients with various presentations, including anxiety, depression...

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Erin Smith

Psychologist

BS Psych, BS (Hons)(Psych), M.Psych (Clin) 

Age: 18+ years

Telehealth | Monday

Melton | Wednesday - Friday

Erin is a registered psychologist who has completed her Masters in Clinical Psychology at Federation University. Erin has experience working with a diverse range of client populations, and has previously worked with young people and their families in community...

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Nikola Sterling

Pyschologist

BBsc(Psych) GradDip(Psych)

Age: 13+ years

Melton | Monday - Wednesday

Telehealth | Thursday

Nikola is a psychologist who has completed her masters degree in counselling psychology. Nikola comes from a background of working with young people in various community and educational services in Australia and the U.K. Nikola has also gained experience working in rural... 

WPS onLine Staff

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Zera Walpole

Mental Health Social Worker

AMHSW

Telehealth Only | Age: 15+ years

Monday-Friday (After Hours)

Zera has significant experience supporting some of our most vulnerable community members, from children and youth in foster-care, incarcerated individuals, people with disabilities and war veterans. As a nationally accredited Mental Health Social Worker working predominantly...

Online Practitioners

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