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Jacqui Brown

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Jacqui Brown

Jacqui Brown

Jacqui is a clinical psychologist, registered with the Psychology Board of Australia / Australian Health Practitioner Regulation Agency (AHPRA), as well as the Director of Complex Psychology Pty Ltd.

She has worked with clients who have complex needs for 17 years. Her broad range of experience spans services such as alcohol and other drug (AOD) and harm reduction programs (both as a case worker and in management), dual diagnosis, forensic services, international development programs in Cambodia and program management in health and social services.

Jacqui’s areas of interest include risk assessment, the development of service plans for clients with complex needs, mental health assessment and personality assessment. She also focuses on working with services to develop their capacity to work with clients who have complex needs.

Michelle James

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Michelle James

Michelle James

Michelle is a psychologist registered with the Psychology Board of Australia / Australian Health Practitioner Regulation Agency (AHPRA) since 2005. She has worked across public and private sectors in the delivery of direct client services, the supervision of staff and the co-ordination of service delivery within a custodial setting.

Michelle is experienced in providing individual and group based psychological intervention to clients with complex needs across a range of settings, including within private practice, custody, and in-patient psychiatric and outreach settings. Michelle has experience in the assessment of risk, particularly amongst offenders, and she also provides Care Plan Coordination under the Multiple & Complex Needs Initiative (MACNI).

Lucy O'Hanlon

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Lucy O'Hanlon

Lucy O'Hanlon

Lucy is an occupational therapist registered with the Australian Health Practitioner Regulation Agency (AHPRA). Her clinical practice has involved supporting clients with severe mental illness to live meaningful and productive lives. She has worked in in-patient, community and sub-acute clinical settings, and has capacity to work with clients individually and in groups.

Lucy has collaborated with forensic, dual diagnosis, disability, non-government and AOD service providers to further support her clients. She also has a passion for using sensory modulation principles to help clients manage emotional dysregulation issues. Lucy is now utilising her practice experience to provide Care Plan Coordination for clients with multiple and complex needs, and also undertakes occupational therapy assessments.

Mabrooka Singh

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Mabrooka Singh

Mabrooka Singh

Mabrooka is an experienced occupational therapist registered with the Australian Health Practitioner Regulation Agency (AHPRA). She has worked in a broad range of clinical, project and managerial roles within hospital and community sectors. Working alongside clients with enduring and complex needs since 2009, Mabrooka has experience supporting clients through the Transport Accident Commission (TAC) and the Multiple and Complex Needs Initiative (MACNI). With an interest in capacity building and training, she is involved in the development and delivery of care coordination training for health professionals.

Megan Darwish

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Megan Darwish

Megan Darwish

Megan is the Executive Assistant/Office Manager at Complex Psychology. She holds a Bachelor of Arts and has also completed further studies in Office Administration and community services. Megan has several years of experience as an EA and in administration roles across various industries, including not for profit, health, community services, recruitment, and real estate. She looks after all of the practical day to day management of the office and is a key point of contact for Complex Psychology staff and clients.

Susie Zielin

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Susie Zielin

Susie Zielin

Susie is a psychologist registered with the Psychology Board of Australia / Australian Health Practitioner Regulation Agency (AHPRA).

Susie has worked in both the public and private sectors, providing individual and group-based intervention. Susie has experience working with clients from disadvantaged and diverse backgrounds, and with complex needs, in particular with clients in the justice system.

Susie has a strong interest in working with clients with a dual disability, the assessment of risk, and the administration of cognitive assessments and personality assessments.

Jessica Andrianakis

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Jessica Andrianakis

Jessica Andrianakis

Jessica is a Certified Practicing Senior Speech Pathologist with extensive experience in the Public Health Sector including acute and subacute care. She completed her Masters of Health Science, specializing in stroke management in 2013 and has been an active member of Speech Pathology Australia.

Jessica specializes in the assessment and management of adult communication and swallowing disorders from a variety of origins including neurological, aged care and mental health disorders. She is committed to ongoing professional development and has a strong passion for evidence based practice.

Jessica is able to provide assessment reports, management plans and education packages in the areas of communication and swallowing disorders. She also provides Care Plan Coordination under the Multiple & Complex Needs Initiative (MACNI).

Catherine Cole

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Catherine Cole

Catherine Cole

Catherine is a psychologist registered with the Psychology Board of Australia / Australian Health Practitioner Regulation Agency (AHPRA).

Catherine has worked with children, young people, and adults with multiple and complex needs, together with their families, care teams, and wider support networks for 14 years. Much of Catherine’s previous experience involved work within the acquired disability sector providing specialist care coordination as well as intensive case management services. She has also worked in public and private health providing outpatient and private clinical services.

Catherine comes to Complex Psychology with a strong interest in working with clients with dual disability and mental health diagnoses. She has strengths in specialist care coordination and the assessment of functional capacity, particularly amongst clients with intellectual disability. Catherine also undertakes behavioural assessments provides care plan coordination under the Multiple & Complex Needs Initiative (MACNI).

Renee Sinclair

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Renee Sinclair

Renee Sinclair

Renee comes from a background of working with clients who have highly complex needs. She has qualifications in psychology and rehabilitation counselling and experience working with marginalised groups such as young people and women exiting prison. More recently she has worked at a management level for one of the key providers of services for the Multiple & Complex Needs Initiative (MACNI), as well as conducting MACNI assessments as a private consultant.

Renee is currently involved in the provision of consultation and coordination for clients with extremely complex needs, including significant risk issues (both to themselves and others) and co-morbid mental health, disability and substance use problems. She has expertise in service system negotiation at a senior level, assisting teams to adapt their service provision frameworks to be more conducive to a positive client and community outcome.

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If you are a fully registered psychologist or occupational therapist looking to work in a challenging, but innovative work place that offers flexibility, please contact us.

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