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Candice Graham
Clinical Psychologist / Director, Sage of Mind
Candice is a Clinical Psychologist and the Director of Sage of Mind. She is a client-focused therapist and is passionate about her work. Candice individually caters therapeutic styles to meet her client’s needs. Therapy can be provided via face-to-face therapy at the Picton office and/or phone/Skype/FaceTime sessions (telehealth - which Medicare also offer rebates for since November 1, 2017). She is also a Clinical Supervisor for all streams of gaining full registration.

AREAS OF SPECIAL INTEREST:

- Post-traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) and Complex / Developmental Trauma
- Anxiety Disorders / Panic Attacks
- Borderline Personality Disorder and Deliberate Self Harm / Suicidal Ideation
- Depressive Disorders and Bipolar/Psychotic Disorders
- Family and Parenting Support
- Pain Management / Rehabilitation / Adjustment Disorder
- Grief, Loss and Palliative / End of Life Therapy
- Diagnosis and Psychological Assessment

MODALITIES / APPROACH:

- Cognitive-Behavioural Therapy (CBT)
- Dialectical Behaviour Therapy (DBT)
- Eye Movement Desensitisation Reprocessing (EMDR) - specific treatment of trauma which focuses on treating intrusive memories.
- Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT)
- Mindfulness-Based CBT/Meditation
- Schema Therapy
- Solution-Focused/Brief Therapy
- Psychometric testing for children and adults
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Catherine Sheekey
Registered Psychologist, Sage of Mind
Catherine is a Registered Psychologist with over 10 years’ experience working in a range of public and private settings. She has throughout this time worked with children, adolescents, adults, older adults, couples and families. She has had further experience working with issues pertaining to mental illness, crisis case management, eating disorders, trauma/grief and loss, rehabilitation, substance use and systematic family issues.

She is a client-focused therapist and is passionate about her work. Catherine individually caters therapeutic styles to meet her client’s needs. Therapy can be provided via face-to-face therapy at the Picton office and/or phone/FaceTime sessions.

Catherine is also a Board Approved Supervisor.

AREAS OF SPECIAL INTEREST:

- Post-traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) and Trauma
- Anxiety Disorders / Panic Attacks
- Suicidal Ideation
- Depressive Disorders
- Family and Parenting Support
- Pain Management / Rehabilitation / Adjustment Disorder
- Grief and Loss

MODALITIES / APPROACH:

- Cognitive-Behavioural Therapy (CBT)
- Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT)
- Mindfulness-Based CBT/Meditation
- Solution-Focused/Brief Therapy
- Systemic Family Therapy
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Jennifer Stewart
Registered Psychologist, Sage of Mind
Jennifer is a Registered Psychologist who has a passion for working with children, adolescents and their families. She aims to provide a collaborative approach by including working with the child, parents, teachers and other health care professionals to provide the best outcome for the child.

AREAS OF SPECIAL INTEREST:

-Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder
- Autism Spectrum Disorder
- Oppositional Defiant Disorder
- Anxiety Disorders
- Depressive / Mood Disorders
- Complex / Developmental Trauma
- Domestic Violence
- Diagnostic and Psychological Assessments

MODALITIES / APPROACH:

Jennifer works from a model of evidence-based practice and provides individualised assessment and treatment to meet the client’s need based on their presenting issues. She tailors her therapy to the child’s individual needs and interests and provides a creative, supportive and engaging environment.

- Cognitive-Behavioural Therapy (CBT)
- Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT)
- Mindfulness
- Brief Solution-Focused Therapy
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Lisa Wilson
Registered Psychologist, Sage of Mind
Lisa is a registered psychologist, an accredited neuropsychotherapy practitioner and has a master’s in counselling and psychotherapy

She works within the private sector providing individual and group counselling in a range of areas.

Lisa believes that the core therapeutic values of empathy, validation and a safe space to process emotions are integral to the healing process. Lisa works on meeting the client ‘where they are’ using a client centred and neuroscience based approach. Lisa is aware of the complexities that life events can bring and the importance of having a safe space to talk about our feelings so they can be expressed and validated.

Lisa also works as a retreat counsellor at “QUEST”. She is passionate about, and grateful for this role because she is able to incorporate QUEST philosophies to provide an empathic and compassionate environment to facilitate healing.

AREAS OF SPECIAL INTEREST:

- Anxiety & Depressive Disorders
- Posttraumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) and Complex / Developmental Trauma
- Deliberate Self Harm and Suicidal Ideation
- Grief and Loss
- Self-Esteem
- Resentment & Forgiveness
- Peri/Post Natal Depression
- Communication and Boundaries

MODALITIES/APPROACH

- Cognitive-Behavioural Therapy (CBT)
- Dialectical Behaviour Therapy (DBT)
- Eye Movement Desensitisation Reprocessing (EMDR) - specific treatment of trauma which focuses on treating intrusive memories.
- Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT)
- Mindfulness-Based Meditation & Relaxation
- Schema Therapy
- Solution-Focused/Brief Therapy
- Neuropsychotherapy
- Person centred psychotherapy
- Compassion focused and strength based therapy
- Adult chair and inner child therapy
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Smrity Sharma
Registered Psychologist
Smrity is a Registered Psychologist and sees children, adolescents and adults for therapy. She has
experience in helping those struggling with mild or severe mental illness (such as Depression,
Anxiety, ADHD, Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder), adjustment to medical illness as well as difficulties
such as financial hardship, exam anxiety, gaming addiction; and also has experience in working with
victims of domestic violence. Smrity has a special interest in Autism Spectrum Disorders, treating
and experience in Applied Behaviour Analysis (ABA) also has a reputation for thorough and skilled
psychological assessments, and of being knowledgeable, professional, and above all, genuine and
caring.

AREAS OF SPECIAL INTEREST:
- Anxiety Disorders / Panic Attacks
- Autism Spectrum Disorder and Intellectual Disability
- Deliberate Self Harm / Suicidal Ideation
- Family and Parenting Support
- Grief and loss
- Psychological Assessment
- Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder
- Oppositional Defiant Disorder
- Depressive / Mood Disorders
- Domestic Violence

MODALITIES / APPROACH:
- Cognitive-Behavioural Therapy (CBT)
- Dialectical Behaviour Therapy (DBT)
- Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT)
- Mindfulness-Based CBT/Meditation
- Solution-Focused/Brief Therapy
- Psychometric testing for children and adults