Psychologist / Family Therapist
Barbara Fraser has more than thirty years’ experience in clinical practice with individuals, couples and families. She has training and experience in family therapy and in the field of family law. She is appointed by the Federal Circuit Court of Australia as a Family Consultant. Barbara works with people’s strengths to assist them in addressing difficulties, repairing relationships and building resilience.
Tonya Miles – Bsc (Hons). M. Psych. M.A.P.S.
Tonya is a clinical psychologist in private practice who has specialised in working with children, adolescents and their families since 1987. She has extensive experience working with disorders and difficulties in children from infancy through to early adulthood and is trained in various modalities of therapy, including play therapy, cognitive-behavioural therapy, psychodynamic therapy and systems (family) therapy.
Tonya is able to provide specialist assessments in relation to developmental and learning difficulties and has a background of working with children who have Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder, Intellectual Disability, and Autism Spectrum Disorders (Autism and Asperger’s Syndrome).
Tonya Provides supervision to psychologists and other health professionals, as well as consultations to various agencies including schools and the Department of Human Services. She also has extensive experience in forensic work and is frequently called upon to provide Family Court Reports.
Danny Chable completed both his undergraduate and graduate degrees at the University of Melbourne, Victoria. He has had extensive training and experience in Cognitive Behaviour Therapy, Family Therapy, Psychodynamic Therapy, Strategic Therapy, Neuropsychotherapy, Mindfulness Therapy and ACT. He is a founding member of the Victorian Association of Family Therapists (now Australian Association of Family Therapists), a member of the Psychoanalytic Psychotherapy Association of Australia and a member of the Clinical College of the Australian Psychological Society. He has worked as a teacher and supervisor of trainees from a wide variety of disciplines in a variety of postgraduate training programs and held the role of Deputy Director of the Postgraduate Child Psychiatry Training Programme which functioned as an umbrella organization for several postgraduate training courses. He currently works primarily with adults, adolescents, couples and families and deals with a variety of issues including anxiety, depression, stress and marital and family difficulties.
John Karamanos is a registered psychologist with over 20 years of clinical experience in assessing and managing anxiety and depressive disorders, management of body image problems, post-traumatic stress disorder, the psychological assessment and management of acute and chronic pain conditions arising from work-related and road trauma injuries, treatment of obsessive compulsive disorder (OCD), loss and grief counselling, marital counselling and medico-legal/forensic assessments and reports.
For the past 4 years he has also been involved in medico/legal assessment of adults who were victims of childhood institutional abuse.
As a point of interest, he is fluent in the Greek language and also offer my treatment modalities in the Greek language.