Meet the team

Dr Anna Pollock
Clinical Psychologist

Dr Anna Pollock is a clinical psychologist who works predominately in adult mental health. Anna has special interests in working with individuals, couples, clients suffering from burnout in the workplace, and clients with long term health conditions – specifically chronic pain.

Anna endeavours to provide a warm, empathic and collaborative space to equip clients with the tools they need to move forward in their lives.

Anna has over fifteen years of experience in supporting clients to manage the following difficulties:

Anxiety
Depression
Adjustment Difficulties
Stress and Burnout
Obsessive Compulsive Disorder
Phobias
Relationship issues
Trauma
Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder
Long-term health conditions
Chronic Pain
Injury at work/Work Cover Clients

Professional Orientation
With reference to the most recent evidence base and in conjunction with clients,Anna tailors therapeutic interventions to suit individuals. Anna works with integrated formulations and interventions drawing on Compassion Focussed Therapy (CFT), Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT), and Mindfulness approaches within a systemic framework. Anna’s work with couples is informed by the Gottman Method of relationship repair. Anna has particularly enjoyed running groups such as ‘Resilience Training to Prevent Burnout’ and‘Mindfulness for Chronic Pain Management’ in hospital settings.

Training and Memberships
Anna is registered with the Australian Health Practitioner Regulation Agency (AHPRA), the Australian Psychological Society (APS), and the APS College of Clinical Psychologists. Anna holds a Doctorate of Clinical Psychology in addition to a Master of Sciences degree in Research, and a Master of Arts (Honours) degree in Psychology and English from the UK.

Dr Lisa McLean
Psychologist

Lisa is a psychologist with general registration and provides support to adults across a wide range of mental health and other life concerns.

Lisa offers a safe, warm, and compassionate space where clients are empowered to create positive change. Lisa has over twenty years’ experience working across private practice and community-based settings, and has a special interest in working with clients who have been impacted by trauma.

Lisa is able to support clients to manage the following difficulties:

Trauma/Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder
Complex Trauma
Sexual Assault
Anxiety
Depression
Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder
Phobias
Grief and Loss
Stress and Burnout
Life Transitions/Adjustment
Supervision and Training

Professional Orientation
Lisa provides evidence-based interventions to treat presenting concerns, and is committed to ongoing professional development and maintaining up-to-date knowledge and skills of current best practice. Lisa works collaboratively with clients utilising a range of therapeutic approaches to help identify and overcome barriers to growth, healing, and positive change.  Lisa is particularly informed by Compassion-Focused Therapy (CFT), mindfulness-based interventions, and Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT). Lisa is also able to offer EMDR therapy.

Training and Memberships
Lisa has been registered with the Australian Health Practitioner Regulation Agency (AHPRA) since 1997,  is an AHPRA approved supervisor (general, 4+2and 5+1 programs), and has current membership with the Australian Psychological Society (APS).  Lisa is also a full member of EMDRAA. Lisa holds an Honours Degree in Psychology and a PhD from the University of Queensland. Lisa's PhD  explored Compassion-Focused Therapy as an intervention for survivors of childhood sexual abuse. Lisa has also trained extensively in mindfulness-based interventions, and holds a Post-Graduate Certificate in Business Leadership from the University of Southern Queensland.