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SARAH PURVEY
Clinical Psychologist, Clinic Director, & Clinical Lecturer 

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"I can help you to understand how your brain works, make sense of your thoughts, feelings, beliefs, relationships, challenges and the direction you're heading in.

And most importantly, let's work out what we can do to help you live a happier, healthier and meaningful life"

 

Who Do I Work With?

I work with adults experiencing a range of issues, but my current focuses are now trauma, PTSD and any problems in the perinatal period or issues with parenting.​

 

Therapeutic Approaches I'm Into:

Eye Movement Desensitisation and Reprocessing (EMDR) - For PTSD, traumatic memories, phobias

Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (Check out this little vid)

Mindfulness

Cognitive Behaviour Therapy

Dialectical Behaviour Therapy

And a touch of Hypnotherapy, if you're into it ;)


Connect with me now for a psychology session in Rosny, on the Eastern Shore, in Hobart or online too!

Sarah has some limited availability.

Sarah accepts Mental Health Care Plans, private paying clients and workers compensation claims.

If you're a struggling parent, sign up to therapy to your inbox or sign up to grab my 2 free MP3s for Parents Or purchase a copy of my first book, Keep Sane and Parent On here or grab my Online Program for Parents

(CURRENTLY 50% OFF!

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SARAH DAWKINS 
(She/Her)
Clinical Psychologist

Sarah is a registered clinical psychologist with over 10 years’ experience working as a clinician, supervisor, consultant, and facilitator across various settings including universities, not-for-profit, public, and private sectors.
 

Sarah uses practical, strength-based approaches with her clients, drawing primarily on cognitive behavioural therapy and positive psychology frameworks. She builds rapport easily with her clients, utilising a warm and collaborative therapeutic style to help clients achieve their mental health and well being goals.

 

Who Does Sarah Work With?

Sarah is available to work with adult clients experiencing a range of issues including, anxiety, depressed mood, stress, work-related stressors and challenges, and sleep difficulties.

Sarah also has a PhD (Management) and is a senior lecturer at the University of Tasmania. She applies her training and experience in mental health to her research and teaching in workplace mental health and well being.

Sarah currently serves as a director on the Relationships Australia (Tasmania) board and is a graduate of the Australian Institute of Company Directors (AICD).

 

Sarah is no longer accepting new Workers Compensation claims.
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GEORGIA FIGG  
Clinical Psychologist

“I am committed to helping you achieve the changes you want in a collaborative and non-judgmental space."

It is my hope, that you feel safe, understood and empowered throughout therapy. We'll work together to help you achieve positive and lasting changes in your life in order to live a more fulfilling and engaged life.

My experience includes: working in university settings, private practice and NGO’s with clients across all ages.

Therapeutic approaches I use include cognitive behavioural therapy, acceptance and commitment therapy and mindfulness based therapy.

I have a special interest in working with clients experiencing anxiety, stress, depression, adjustment issues and sleep difficulties.

 

Georgia is currently on maternity leave, until end of 2022.

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SAMANTHA BLIGHT 
Clinical Psychologist

Samantha is a registered psychologist and member of the Australian Psychological Society. She uses a range of evidence-based treatment models including:

 Cognitive Behavioural Therapy (CBT)
Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT)
Eye-Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing (EMDR) 
Elements of Schema Therapy.

 

Samantha will be taking limited evening and Saturday appointments to assist clients who have difficulty attending appointments during the weekday. She is also taking referrals from insurance companies such as MAIB or workers compensation and has a special interest in workplace stress.

Who Does Samantha Work With?

Samantha is particularly interested in working with adult clients experiencing anxiety, depression, workplace stress and sleep issues as well as individuals attending psychology appointments for the first time.
 
Prior to engaging in clinical psychology study, Samantha spent over 20 years working across a range of industries domestically and abroad, most recently in senior welfare management. She is also an experienced group facilitator and has developed several mental health and resilience programs for individuals and organisations in Hobart.

 

Samantha has some limited availability. 

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ALEXANDRA HADDAD
Clinical Psychologist

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Alexandra has a passion for helping people and enjoys working collaboratively with clients to help them achieve positive change in their lives.

 

Alexandra is available and committed to treating adults and older adolescents with a range of concerns. She can help support you if you are experiencing anxiety, depression, personality disorders, obsessive-compulsive disorder, adjustment disorder, stress and sleep difficulties.

 

Alexandra uses cognitive behavioural therapy, acceptance and commitment therapy and elements of positive psychology to help you through the difficulties you are facing.
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RICHARD MOORFIELD  
Registered Psychologist

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Alexandra has a passion for helping people and enjoys working collaboratively with clients to help them achieve positive change in their lives.

 

Who Does Alex Work With?

Alexandra is available and committed to treating adults and older adolescents with a range of concerns. She can help support you if you are experiencing anxiety, depression, trauma, personality disorders, obsessive-compulsive disorder, adjustment disorder, stress and sleep difficulties.

 

Alexandra uses cognitive behavioural therapy (CBT), acceptance and commitment therapy (ACT), eye movement desensitisation retraining (EMDR), dialectical behavioural therapy (DBT) as well as elements of positive psychology to help you through the difficulties you are facing. 


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RHYLEE HARDIMAN
(She/Her)
Registered Psychologist

Rhylee is a registered psychologist working with us two days a week.  Rhylee aims to create a collaborative and open approach to therapy. She has experience in both individual and group based therapy, utilising therapeutic approaches such as Cognitive Behavioural Therapy, Acceptance and Commitment Therapy and Mindfulness based therapy.

 

Who Does Rhylee Work With?

 

She is interested in working with clients experiencing depressed mood, stress, anxiety, sleep difficulties and relationship difficulties. Rhylee also has a strong interest in working with neurodiverse clients and the LBGTQIA+ community. 

 

Rhylee sees clients over the age of 18, and some adolescents (14-18) on a case by case basis. Please contact our admin team to discuss adolescent referrals.

Rhylee is no longer taking new referrals! 


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Alice is a registered psychologist and clinical registrar who has completed a Masters of Psychology (Clinical). 

Alice uses a collaborative, warm, and supportive approach to helping clients. Alice uses therapeutic approaches, such as Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT), and Cognitive Behaviour Therapy (CBT) to help clients to reach their personal goals.

Who Does Alice Work With:

 

Alice is interested in working with clients experiencing anxiety, depressed mood, stress, and chronic health conditions.


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CHLOE LEWINSKI
Registered Psychologist

Chloe is a registered psychologist and clinical registrar.

 

Who Does Chloe Work With:
She aims to provide a safe and relaxed space for teenagers and adults experiencing anxiety and panic, low mood, stress, relationship issues, and difficulty recognising and regulating emotions.
 

She uses evidence based, therapeutic approaches such as CBT, ACT, solution focused therapy and elements of DBT, to work along-side you to achieve your goals and work towards a happier, more fulfilling life. She enjoys working with people who are new to seeing a psychologist and have yet to experience all the benefits of psychological support.

 She also has experience working with children, teenagers and families in school settings.


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HENRY JOHNSON
Registered Psychologist

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"I love helping people understand themselves and their patterns of thought and behaviour. I believe that the most important part of therapy is creating a therapeutic relationship which is based on warmth, logic, and unconditional positive regard".

After a brief career as a teacher, Henry achieved full registration as a psychologist in 2020. He incorporates cognitive behavioural therapy, acceptance and commitment therapy, emotion-focussed therapy, mindfulness, and schema therapy into his practice.

Who Does Henry Work With:

Henry works with adults (over 16) experiencing depression, anxiety, acute stress, chronic health conditions, trauma (single episodes experienced in adulthood), and disordered eating. He takes referrals privately or through Medicare, NDIS, and Worker's Compensation.

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LIA LAWTON
(she/her)
Provisional Psychologist/Couples Therapist

Who Does Lia Work With:

Lia’s predominant interest is in helping couples in Tasmania, work through relationship issues and helping clients that are experiencing sexual dysfunction. Lia is also interested in supporting clients who present with Low Mood, Anxiety, Depression, Adjustment disorder, LGBTQIA+ community and Neurodivergent clients.

Lia employs a warm, empathetic approach, utilising evidence-based therapies such as Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT), Strengths-based approaches and Cognitive Behavioural Therapy (CBT) to help her clients achieve their goals.

Lia is an APHRA registered, provisionally psychologist and is currently undertaking her Master of Science in Medicine (Sexual and Reproductive Health) with a specialisation in Psychosexual Therapy at the University of Sydney. Lia has also completed Bachelor of Psychological Science (Honours) and Graduate Diploma of Sexology. 

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KAYLA WESLEY
(she/her)
Registered Psychologist

Who Does Kayla Work With:

Kayla is a Provisionally Registered Psychologist previously working in Canberra. Kayla completed her Master’s degree at Aston University in the United Kingdom. Kayla has experience assisting people with anxiety, drug and alcohol dependency, depression, stress, interpersonal issues, family issues, trauma and psychological disabilities. This experience has led to interest in depression and anxiety related disorders and Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD).

Kayla has completed training in; Cognitive Behavioural Therapy (CBT), Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT), Applied Suicide Intervention Skills Training (ASIST), motivational interviewing and mindfulness.

  • Anxiety related disorders

  • Depression

  • Stress Management

  • Drugs and Alcohol Dependency

  • Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD)

  • Interpersonal and family issues

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CATHARINE ALLEN
(she/her)
Provisional Psychologist

Catharine is a provisionally registered psychologist who has completed a Masters degree in Professional Psychology.  Catharine has an open, warm, and collaborative approach to sessions and has experience Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT), Cognitive Behaviour Therapy (CBT), and Dialectical Behaviour Therapy (DBT) in order to work towards cllients’ goals and help them find ways to navigate difficult times.


Who does Catharine work with? 


Catharine has experience working in both a one-on-one clients as well as groups and helps clients facing difficulties from depression, anxiety, and stress. She has a keen interest in helping older adolescents and young adults navigate the challenges and changes that happen on the journey to adult life.

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Administration Team

General Admin Hours
Monday - Friday
    8:30am - 5:00pm*
*Please note admin times may vary depending on staff availability
               

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ABBY
Administration Officer

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GRACE
Administration Officer

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MARIELLE
Administration Officer

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FRANKIE
Administration Officer

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ISABELLA
Administration Officer