Sarah Jacob Psychologist
Sarah Jacob Psychologist
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Sarah Jacob

PRINCIPAL PSYCHOLOGIST

Sarah is the Director of Logic Lounge Psychology. Sarah has experience working with depression, anxiety, stress, chronic pain, grief and loss, and a range of other mental health disorders. She has worked with clients from a range of cultural backgrounds and age brackets, ranging from children to late adults. Sarah has a multidisciplinary background having also worked in the corporate banking, financial services and education sectors. Sarah is a Medicare provider of Focused Psychological Strategies. She is registered with AHPRA (Australian Health Practitioner Registration Agency), and is a member of the APS (Australian Psychological Society).

Practices at: North Sydney Clinic & Gordon Psychology Clinic.

Approach
Sarah provides psychological assessment and treatment based on the scientist-practitioner model. She uses a range of evidence-based approaches that are supported by scientific research. Her therapeutic orientation is primarily CBT, ACT and IPT based, however Sarah uses an eclectic approach when suitable.
Sarah’s passion is to empower her client’s to make change.

Academic Qualifications
Bachelor of Psychological Science (Honours) – Australian College of Applied Psychology
Graduate Diploma in Professional Psychology – University of Wollongong
Graduate Diploma in Psychology – Charles Sturt University

Jimeoin Murphy

Jimeoin Murphy

PSYCHOLOGIST, WORKCOVER NSW ACCREDITED PSYCHOLOGIST

Jimeoin is a Registered Psychologist based at the Logic Lounge offices in Gordon. Jimeoin has worked in private practice, non-government organisations and occupational rehabilitation. Jimeoin has experience providing psychological intervention for a variety of mental health challenges across the lifespan, including anxiety, depression, stress, burnout, anger management, substance use trauma/PTSD, OCD, Bipolar disorders, personality disorders, ADHD/ODD, behaviours of concern, psychotic features and at risk clients. Jimeoin is able to provide services under Medicare, Workcover, EAP and privately. Jimeoin provides psychological treatment to individuals, couples and families.

Jimeoin’s therapeutic approach with clients focuses on their individual goals, needs and strengths with a particular attention to building a positive therapeutic relationship. Jimeoin draws on a variety of therapeutic techniques including Cognitive Behavioural Therapy (CBT), Solution Focused CBT, Dialectical Behaviour Therapy (DBT), Mindfulness, and elements of Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT) in order to provide strategies that best suit each client individually. Jimeoin’s aim is to assist clients to build skills and solutions in order to improve their wellbeing and functioning across their personal, social and professional lives.

Jimeoin is also able to provide psychological and IQ assessments. Jimeoin obtained a Bachelor of Psychology (Honours) and holds a Masters of Professional Psychology.

Jimeoin is available for appointments during weekdays (Monday-Friday).

Practices at: Gordon Psychology Clinic.

Michelle Lippey

Michelle Lippey

PSYCHOLOGIST – CLINICAL PSYCHOLOGY REGISTRAR

Michelle is a clinical psychology registrar based at the Logic Lounge Offices in Gordon. Michelle has worked with adults experiencing depression, anxiety, post-traumatic stress disorder, parental stress, grief and loss, and a variety of other complex mental health disorders. She has also worked with children experiencing anxiety and their families and in community mental health settings with adults at risk of homelessness, leaving domestic violence situations, with severe personality disorders and from a variety of cultural and linguistic backgrounds. Michelle has worked in mental health environments from both private and non-profit settings with teens and adults experiencing eating disorders and severe and persistent mental health conditions. Michelle is a Medicare provider of Evidence-Based Psychological Strategies. She is registered with AHPRA (Australian Health Practitioner Registration Agency), and is a member of the APS (Australian Psychological Society) and an associate member of ACPA (Australian Clinical Psychology Association).

Approach
Michelle provides individually tailored psychological assessment and treatment based on the scientist-practitioner model. She uses a range of appropriate evidence-based approaches that are supported by scientific research. Her therapeutic orientation is based primarily in CBT and ACT but will incorporate skills of mindfulness, motivational interviewing and DBT where appropriate. Michelle believes that passionate that client-centred therapy can facilitate powerful changes in her clients’ lives.

Academic Qualifications
Bachelor of Science (Psychology) – University of New South Wales
Graduate Diploma in Psychological Science (Honours) – Australian College of Applied Psychology
Masters of Clinical Psychology – Macquarie University

Practices at: Gordon Psychology Clinic.

Ammata Phathanak

PSYCHOLOGIST, WORKCOVER NSW ACCREDITED PSYCHOLOGIST

Ammata is a Registered Psychologist with over 15 years as a Mental Health practitioner. Ammata’s professional experience also extends further, combined with over 17 years of nursing as a Registered Nurse specialising in Aged and Palliative Care.
Ammata’s education and training promotes healthy attitudes and behaviour, helping clients and their families to cope with mental / psychological health issues.
Ammata continuously undertakes professional development and training, keeping up-to-date on the latest therapeutic practices that ultimately empower people to develop self-awareness and initiate positive change.

Practices at: Gordon Psychology Clinic.

Ammata Phathanak Psycholgist
Ammata Phathanak Psycholgist

Patricia Kiely

CLINICAL PSYCHOLOGIST

Patricia Kiely is a Clinical Psychologist with over 40 years experience in clinical practice, training, assessment and supervision and in establishing and managing multiple clinical programs for Department of Health and Non Government organisations.

She has particular expertise in working with adults, couples, parents and families, using a variety of safe and supportive research based therapies that build resilience and capacity so that people can confidently move forward in their lives.

Patricia frequently helps individuals with depression, anxiety, grief and loss, adjustment issues, marriage/relationships, stress management, workplace issues, trauma, ageing, AD/HD, Autism and parenting.

Patricia aims to provide a warm, comfortable and respectful place to come and talk about your concerns so that you achieve a positive outcome for now and the tools to manage challenges in the future.

Practices at: Gordon Psychology Clinic.

Patricia Kiely
Patricia Kiely

Aubrey Lualhati

PSYCHOLOGIST

** Note: Aubrey is currently on maternity leave**

Aubrey specialises in working with children, adolescents, young adults and adults and has experience working in non-government organisations and private practice settings. She offers a warm, empathic, supportive and nurturing environment to all her clients whilst catering to the unique needs of each individual. She also enjoys working collaboratively with people of all backgrounds and endeavours to adopt a holistic and client-centred approach to navigate the various challenges in one’s life. She is also GLBTIQ (Gay, Lesbian, Bisexual, Transsexual, Intersex, and Queer) friendly.

Aubrey is a registered Psychologist with the Australian Health Practitioner Regulation Agency, is a registered Medicare Provider of Focused Psychological Strategies and is a Member of the Australian Psychological Society.

Approach: Aubrey is experienced in providing short term and long term therapy and uses evidence-based principles of Cognitive Behaviour Therapy, Acceptance and Commitment Therapy, Solution Focused Therapy, Exposure Therapy and Dialectical Behavioural Therapy

Practices at: North Sydney Clinic (Wed, Fri) & Gordon Psychology (Tue).
Interest areas: Children and Adolescents, depression, anxiety, stress, grief and loss, relationship issues, self-esteem/ self-confidence, bullying, body image, anger management, workplace stress, gender identity and those questioning their sexual preference.

Aubrey Lualhati Psychologist
Aubrey Lualhati Psychologist

Jerusha Rao

Practice Manager

Jerusha is our Practice Manager. She also takes all our calls for North Sydney & Gordon Psychology.

She is warm, passionate & a great asset to our growing team.