Our vision is to continue to be industry leaders in the provision of responsive and trusted support through our diverse and skilled team of reputable professionals
MEET LILLEY PLACE PSYCHOLOGISTS
Dr Peta Lilley
CEO & Founder, Clinical Psychologist
Peta is not taking any new clients.
Peta enjoys the arts, particularly dancing, ballet and musical theatre, is an avid reader and huge Dr Seuss fan! Peta has 3 children and enjoys being active with them.
Clinical Services Manager
Pauline currently works as a part of the management team at Lilley Place and is not taking clients. Pauline works with our team of exceptional psychologists to ensure that we deliver client care that reflects our core values.
Dr Wei Wang
Wei works Mondays, Wednesdays, and Saturdays and is currently taking new clients. Wei provides individual psychological consultation and support on a range of presenting issues. He has ample experience working with clients from various backgrounds including university students as well as various age groups. In therapy, Wei encourages and supports clients to develop and cultivate their inner strength so that they are able to increase their coping capacity with independence and confidence. Wei can also provide therapy in English or Mandarin.
Betty is currently taking child and adolescent clients and is passionate about helping people create rich and meaningful lives by accessing their innate awareness, resilience, and authenticity. She strives to create a non-judgmental and genuine space in her sessions, and believes in providing compassionate, collaborative, and inclusive care.
Dr Sue Jackson
Sue is an experienced Consultant Psychologist who works Mondays and one Saturday per month in the clinic, and does Telehealth on Tuesdays. Sue is presently taking on a small number of new clients. Sue has a strong and diverse background of training and is passionate about making a positive difference in her clients’ lives. Sue has a particular interest in Performance Psychology and working with individuals who are preparing for high-performance events, such as medical exams, sport competitions, or artistic performances. Performance psychology is also relevant for individuals who face ongoing challenges in their work or other high performance arenas. Sue understands the stress associated with high level performance, and enjoys guiding clients towards a more positive experience in their chosen endeavour.
Tiah works Tuesdays and Wednesdays and is currently not taking on new clients. Tiah accepts individuals 12 years and above, couples and Cancer Wellbeing clients.
Tiah provides a warm and accepting space for her clients. It is important to her that each person feels heard, understood, and valued.
Lucia is available Thursdays and Fridays and is currently taking on new adult clients. Lucia’s approach aims to go beyond management strategies to collaboratively recognise and address clients’ core issues, including automatic negative thinking and self-sabotaging behaviour patterns to facilitate improved emotional health and interpersonal relationships.
Tali is a Clinical Psychologist who works Mondays, Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Thursdays and is currently taking on new 18+ clients. Tali provides a warm, accepting, and safe, space, meeting you wherever you are at in your journey towards a more meaningful life.
Sandy works Wednesdays, Thursdays and is currently taking Cancer Wellbeing Centre Clients. Sandy is passionate about making a positive difference in the lives of her clients, providing evidence-based compassionate care to reduce distress and promote wellbeing, growth and resilience.
General Psychologist (Health)
Kate works Tuesdays and Wednesdays and is currently taking new clients. She is a warm, empathic Health Psychologist who really enjoys helping clients to enhance their quality-of-life. Kate has a special interest in working with young adults who are living with acute or chronic health problems.
Edwina works Tuesdays, Thursdays and Saturdays once a month and is not currently taking any new clients.
Edwina is a warm, genuine and empathetic psychologist. She strives to create an open and non-judgemental space where clients feel safe and accepted. Edwina works with clients across the lifespan, including children, adolescents and adults, and has a particular interest in supporting adolescents and early adults.
Megan is currently not taking any new clients.
Megan is an experienced clinical psychologist with a background in mental health and hospital services.
Tara is a general psychologist and endorsed counsellor who works Mondays, Tuesdays and Fridays and is currently taking on new therapy and assessment clients. Tara currently provides support to individuals from 17 and above. Tara’s therapeutic style draws from a Person-Centered approach – facilitating the individual’s growth through unconditional positive regard, genuineness, and empathy.
Clinical Psychologist & Counselling Psychologist
Zach is a Clinical Psychologist & Counselling Psychologist & works Mondays, Wednesdays & Thursdays. He is currently not taking new clients. Zach’s mission is to provide a warm, safe, and empathic space for his clients to consider and explore positive and values-driven change.
Tracey is currently working Saturdays and is taking on new clients in the Cancer Wellbeing Centre. She has experience in working with adults who present with a range of psychological difficulties including anxiety, depression, and adjustment disorders.
Michael is a Clinical Psychologist who works on Mondays, Tuesdays, Thursdays and Fridays. He is currently taking new clients and welcomes referrals for individuals 12 years and older. Michael believes that when people are provided a space to understand themselves deeply, they have the innate wisdom and strength to create a life worth living as they choose it to be.
Dr Carmen Spry
Carmen consults at Lilley Place on Wednesdays and Thursdays and is currently taking on a small amount of new clients. She sees children and adults and has a special interest in family psychology and perinatal mental health. Carmen works alongside her clients to help them achieve real changes in their lives by learning new coping strategies, self-compassion and resilience. Everyone deserves to live a happy, fulfilled and peaceful life and sometimes we all need a little support to overcome obstacles in order to thrive and flourish.
Therese is currently not taking any new clients. She offers Telehealth and Face to Face sessions on Thursday evenings, Fridays and Saturdays once a month. Therese is passionate about helping clients across the lifespan reach their potential and has an authentic, warm and collaborative approach.
Dr Alex Short
Alex sees individuals aged 12 years and above (via Telehealth only) and is currently taking on new clients with appointments available within 2-3 weeks. Alex seeks to provide genuine care, compassion, and unconditional positive regard for his clients whilst also employing the most scientifically supported therapeutic techniques.
Heather works Thursdays and Saturdays in-clinic and Fridays via telehealth, and is currently taking on new clients. Heather considers clients the experts in their own lives and is invested in walking alongside them to understand their unique needs, strengths, and barriers on the way to a better quality of life. She aims to create a safe, collaborative space where the messiness of being human can be explored with warmth, humour, and compassion.
Gillian works Mondays and Tuesdays and is currently not taking any new clients. Gillian sees individuals 18 years and above and is a compassionate and sensitive therapist who has witnessed the benefit that therapy can have when you engage in the process of personal exploration and professional support.
Dr Kelly Bryden
Kelly works Saturdays and administers assessments.
Kelly Bryden is a Clinical Neuropsychologist who specialises in the assessment of cognitive functioning. She also has experience providing therapy, as well as interventions to improve cognitive functioning.
OUR OTHER PROVIDERS
Accredited Mental Health Social Worker
Amber works Wednesdays and Fridays and is currently taking on new clients. Amber is an accredited Mental Health Social Worker who specialises in trauma-informed practice. She works with young adult and older clients and is reflective and collaborative in her approach to therapy.
Accredited Practicing Dietitcian
Kelsey works Mondays, Fridays and alternating Wednesdays, she is currently taking on new clients across the lifespan and is an empathetic and enthusiastic Dietitian. Kelsey is passionate about enhancing the quality of life of her clients through a food-first mentality. She understands the importance and value of working collaboratively with her clients and creates a warm and non-judgemental space in her dietetic practice.
Clinical Exercise Physiologist
Mel is a Clinical Exercise Physiologist who works Wednesdays and is currently taking on new clients across the lifespan. Mel’s overaching philosophy is to provide movement as medicine as she loves to work with clients and their conditions to support them in moving regularly with confidence. She enjoys working with individuals with a range of conditions including mental health, musculoskeletal injuries and metabolic conditions. Mel also has a particular interest in working with individuals who are Deaf & Hard-of-Hearing as an Auslan user.
Therapy Assistant/ Client Services
Olivia works Monday to Friday and is currently taking new clients. Olivia is a kind and companionate therapist who strives to make sure that everyone who works with her feels welcome and safe. She hopes to create an environment where clients feel that they can be themselves and build their self-confidence and self-esteem.
Jaclyn is a dance and movement therapist, who works Tuesdays and is currently taking new clients aged 14 years and above. Her approach to movement therapy is based on somatic, mindfulness and dance therapy techniques. Jaclyn is passionate about creating a safe and nurturing environment to help her clients reconnect with their body and increase a deeper sense of self through movement and motion.
Maddy works Mondays, Tuesdays and Wednesdays and is currently taking new clients. Maddy sees clients across the lifespan and enjoys empowering them to feel good. She believes in creating a warm, welcoming, non-judgmental space for clients to work on being the best versions of themselves.
Therapy Dog in Training
Meet Teddy, our much loved Lilley Place therapy dog (in training).
Teddy currently works part-time and assists our clinicians in therapy sessions when appropriate. Teddy brings a great sense of calm and comfort to our clients, along with much joy and love to our team members when he visits the clinic.
Chantal believes that everyone’s mental health and wellbeing journey is unique. As such, she will always strive to create a non-judgmental, safe space for her clients to learn and grow, empowering them each step of the way to reach their fullest potential. Alongside a psychologist or other healthcare provider, Chantal can support her clients to develop and reach their personal therapy goals.
Movement and Yoga Therapist, Trauma Center Trauma Sensitive Yoga Facilitator (TCTSY-F)
Erika is a certified yoga therapist and Trauma Center Trauma Sensitive Yoga facilitator. She is passionate about movement, meditation, mindfulness, and breath-based practices that can aid in building connection between body and mind, establishing safety within your body, and can provide support through the changes and challenges of life. She works from a somatic, trauma informed, and person-centred approach. Erika has been a dedicated yoga practitioner herself for over 25 years and has been facilitating since 2011.
Business Development Manager
Lara comes to Lilley Place with a wealth of experience in office and operations management.
Melanie has a background in GP management and customer service. She also has a passion for hairdressing and helping others look and feel better.
Special Projects Manager
Katherine comes to Lilley Place with a wealth of experience in event and project management.
Georgia has recently completed her Honours in Psychological Science and is continuing her studies with a Clinical Master's placement at Griffith University. Georgia has several years of experience in the allied health field and is passionate about helping people across the lifespan.
Client Services (Client Services Lead)
Emma will be completing a Masters in Occupational Therapy at UQ and loves developing her skills working with Children. In her spare time Emma assists families with babysitting and also volunteers as a Joey Scout leader.
Dominique is currently studying a psychology degree at QUT, with plans to continue into honours. She is passionate about helping people by providing services that are welcoming, safe and culturally appropriate.
Rose is currently in her third year of studying a Bachelor of Psychological Science at UQ with aspirations to pursue postgraduate study in the field of neuropsychology. She brings a warm and friendly demeanour and hopes to contribute meaningfully to the Lilley Place team.
Jess is currently completing her Honours in Psychological Science, with plans to continue on to her Masters in the future. With a friendly and welcoming attitude, Jess enjoys interacting with clients and helping people in any way she can. Jess has a special interest in OCD and anxiety and is excited to specialise in this area as a Psychologist upon completion of her studies.
Matilda is currently in her first year of psychology (honours) at UQ and hopes to continue her studies by completing her Masters in the future. Matilda is very excited to join the team at Lilley Place.
Willowbie is in her final year of her undergraduate psychology degree at UQ. With plans to pursue a career in relationship counselling, Willowbie is particularly interested in the importance of social relationships for mental health and wellbeing.