our team

Shona

Is the owner of Keeping U on Track, a performance psychologist and coach and is passionate about the wellbeing of all of her clients. Shona is a registered psychologist, endorsed Sport and Exercise Psychologist and member of the Australian Psychological Society (APS). Shona has been practicing as a psychologist for over 17years, over half of these as a consultant and private practitioner. Shona has extensive experience working with adults, adolescents, couples, businesses, and sporting groups. Shona is accredited with WorkCover and registered to see clients referred for Psychological Support Services (PSS)

Shona's strength as a psychologist is her down to earth nature and ability to guide her clients in achieving their goals. Shona is passionate about assisting her clients and is committed to creating a positive therapeutic relationship. Many of Shona’s clients have overcome adversity in their personal and professional lives by making small changes to their lives and circumstances. 

 
Laura

Is a registered psychologist with extensive counselling experience, working with adults and adolescents. Laura is committed to assisting her clients and is passionate about working with them in a collaborative and flexible manner.

Laura has extensive experience working with clients across genders, ethnic groups, ages, and clinical presentations. Laura has worked with clients experiencing a wide variety of mental health issues, medical conditions, and neurological impairment. She has assisted many clients to work through and resolve personal conflicts, adjustment issues, and relationship concerns. Laura’s counselling style is based upon evidence-based treatments, including cognitive behaviour therapy, mindfulness, motivational interviewing and solution-focused therapy.

With Laura's assistance, her clients have successfully overcome their difficulties and achieved their personal goals. Laura is able to assist her clients to address their concerns through either short- or long-term counselling. Laura is passionate about enabling her clients to identify their values, set themselves goals, and work in a collaborative and flexible manner to achieve them. She is committed helping her clients to better understand themselves and those around them, identifying their strengths and encouraging them to live the healthiest and most rewarding life possible. 

 
Helen

Helen is an accomplished and well-respected Psychologist with 25 years’ experience. She is a Full Member of the Australian Psychological Society, is registered with AHPRA and has WorkCover and Comcare Accreditation.

Helen has worked in a range of private and public diverse settings with children, adolescents, adults, couples and families. Helen is highly experienced in the delivery of evidence-based modalities such as Cognitive Behaviour Therapy, Solution Focussed Brief Therapy and Mindfulness and she uses an integrated, client-centered approach, and is skilled at helping her clients address a variety of issues.

Helen has a kind and compassionate nature and enables clients to feel at ease, safe and re-assured.

Helen’s extensive and diverse experience allows her to work effectively in addressing the client’s concerns, underlying issues and works to generate dynamic change. Each counselling sessions equips the client to better manage their life independently and promotes positive change and support.

Helen is passionate and committed to assisting her clients to find new ways to manage life’s challenges, with a focus on health and wellbeing. Helen's interpersonal approach is nurturing, professional and goal-oriented. 

 
Elizabeth

Elizabeth is a registered psychologist with experience within the welfare and education sectors. Elizabeth has extensive experience with children, families, and adults with high/complex needs and challenging behaviours as well as persistent and severe mental illness. Her work has also included working with families impacted by domestic violence, separation, and divorce. Elizabeth is also a trained family therapist

Elizabeth is skilled in delivering a number of evidence-based interventions including; Family Therapy, Cognitive behaviour therapy, Trauma focused cognitive therapy, Acceptance and Commitment Therapy, Dialectical behaviour therapy, Motivational Interviewing, Solution-Focused Brief Therapy, and other strengths-based models.

 

Elizabeth has a special interest in working with children, adolescents and their families and understands the importance of involving parents in order to facilitate the very best outcomes for children and adolescents

Vivienne(currently on leave - returning 2020)

Vivienne is a registered psychologist with a broad range of experience within the public health sector. She has worked with adults with persistent and severe mental illness, women and children escaping domestic violence, disadvantaged young people and children and adolescent with mental health issues.

She is skilled in delivering a number of evidence-based interventions including Cognitive Behavioural Therapy, Dialectical Behavioural Therapy, Trauma-Focused CBT, Motivational Interviewing, Solution-Focused Brief Therapy, and other strengths-based models.

Vivienne has a special interest in working with children and adolescents who are experiencing a board range of difficulties. She takes a client-centered, strengths-based approach to her work and understands the importance of involving parents in order to facilitate the very best outcomes for children and adolescents. Vivienne also has a particular interest in working with children who have experienced trauma and utilises evidence-based techniques alongside a gentle and compassionate manner to assist children and their families recover from trauma.