PSYCHOLOGISTS

PSYCHOLOGISTS

Dr Carol Ann Clifford

Principal Clinical Psychologist

BA(Hons) – DClin(Psych) – Board Approved Supervisor
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Carol Ann trained as a clinical psychologist at the University of Edinburgh and has worked extensively with adults, couples, families, teenagers and children, in a variety of clinical settings.

She loves working with clients to promote their well-being and development, helping them to develop the tools to effectively manage adversity and build meaningful relationships with themselves and others.

Since moving to Australia from the UK in 2004, Carol Ann has established a strong reputation for a therapeutic approach which is genuinely warm, insightful and collaborative. After undertaking a comprehensive initial assessment, she develops an evidence-based treatment plan in partnership with the client. This treatment plan is reviewed and revised throughout the course of therapy, ensuring it remains suited to the needs of the client and their wider network.

Carol Ann draws on a wide variety of evidence-based psychological interventions, including Cognitive Behavioural Therapy, Gottman Relationship Counselling, Eye Movement Desensitisation Reprocessing (EMDR), solution focused therapy and mindfulness.

Carol Ann is actively committed to her own ongoing professional development and is also a Psychology Board of Australia approved supervisor for other practising psychologists. She is also an advisor for The Resilience Project.

When she is off duty, she can often be found roaming along Melbourne’s beautiful beaches with Archie, her trained therapy dog.

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Natalie McMahon

Principal Psychologist

BBus – GradDip(Psych) – PostGradDip (Psych) – MProfPsych
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Natalie is motivated to assist her clients improve the quality of their personal wellbeing, and their relationships.  Her collaborative therapeutic approach is based on kindness, empathy and acceptance, and is tailored to the needs of the individual.

Natalie tailors her therapeutic approach to each client using evidence-based therapies including Gottman Therapy, Mindfulness, ACT, CBT, Family Systems, Sensorimotor Psychotherapy and Motivational Interviewing.

Natalie works with many presenting issues including anxiety, depression, grief and loss, relationship issues, parenting, and perinatal and postnatal mental health.  The wellbeing of those caring for children is of particular interest to Natalie, as she recognises that parents who are mentally healthy are in a much better position to support their children.

Natalie has worked in private practice, various educational settings, and in adult mental health support. She balances her private practice work with her position as a primary school Wellbeing Officer, predominantly supporting staff and parents.   At The Harbour, Natalie’s work will predominantly be with Adults and Couples.  

Natalie’s research has focused on the relationship between hoarding disorder and childhood attachment, families bereaved by suicide, and ethical considerations in couples’ therapy.

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PRINCIPAL PSYCHOLOGISTS

PRINCIPAL PSYCHOLOGISTS

Dr Carol Ann Clifford

Principal Clinical Psychologist

BA(Hons) – DClin(Psych) – Board Approved Supervisor
PSY0001686072

Carol Ann trained as a clinical psychologist at the University of Edinburgh and has worked extensively with adults, couples, families, teenagers and children, in a variety of clinical settings.

She loves working with clients to promote their well-being and development, helping them to develop the tools to effectively manage adversity and build meaningful relationships with themselves and others.

Since moving to Australia from the UK in 2004, Carol Ann has established a strong reputation for a therapeutic approach which is genuinely warm, insightful and collaborative. After undertaking a comprehensive initial assessment, she develops an evidence-based treatment plan in partnership with the client. This treatment plan is reviewed and revised throughout the course of therapy, ensuring it remains suited to the needs of the client and their wider network.

Carol Ann draws on a wide variety of evidence-based psychological interventions, including Cognitive Behavioural Therapy, Gottman Relationship Counselling, Eye Movement Desensitisation Reprocessing (EMDR), solution focused therapy and mindfulness.

Carol Ann is actively committed to her own ongoing professional development and is also a Psychology Board of Australia approved supervisor for other practising psychologists. She is also an advisor for The Resilience Project.

When she is off duty, she can often be found roaming along Melbourne’s beautiful beaches with Archie, her trained therapy dog.

Memberhip

Natalie McMahon

Principal Psychologist

BBus – GradDip(Psych) – PostGradDip (Psych) – MProfPsych
PSY0002018265

Natalie is motivated to assist her clients improve the quality of their personal wellbeing, and their relationships.  Her collaborative therapeutic approach is based on kindness, empathy and acceptance, and is tailored to the needs of the individual.

Natalie tailors her therapeutic approach to each client using evidence-based therapies including Gottman Therapy, Mindfulness, ACT, CBT, Family Systems, Sensorimotor Psychotherapy and Motivational Interviewing.

Natalie works with many presenting issues including anxiety, depression, grief and loss, relationship issues, parenting, and perinatal and postnatal mental health.  The wellbeing of those caring for children is of particular interest to Natalie, as she recognises that parents who are mentally healthy are in a much better position to support their children.

Natalie has worked in private practice, various educational settings, and in adult mental health support. She balances her private practice work with her position as a primary school Wellbeing Officer, predominantly supporting staff and parents.   At The Harbour, Natalie’s work will predominantly be with Adults and Couples.  

Natalie’s research has focused on the relationship between hoarding disorder and childhood attachment, families bereaved by suicide, and ethical considerations in couples’ therapy.

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Catherine  Baird

Clinical Psychologist

Psych(Hons), MPsych(Clin)
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Catherine has nearly 10 years experience as a clinical psychologist. She began her career within the drug and alcohol field and has since worked within private practice and an acute inpatient unit simultaneously. Catherine enjoys working with complex presentations, specifically complex trauma, emotional dysregulation and interpersonal challenges/dynamics. Catherine has a developing interest in perinatal psychology. Catherine works particularly well with mood and personality disorders.

Catherine believes in undertaking a comprehensive initial assessment and collaboratively creating a treatment plan with her clients. She believes that understanding generational stories is pivotal to providing good treatment. Catherine enjoys guiding her clients to reconnecting with their inner resources, including enhancing bodily based awareness and sense of self.

Catherine is eclectic in her approach to treatment and adjusts treatment according to each individuals needs. She takes from mindfulness based treatments, schema therapy, acceptance and commitment therapy, cognitive behavioural therapy and interpersonal psychotherapy.

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