Psychologist Profiles

Helen Killmier

BA, GradDipAppPsych, MAppPsych, FAPS, FCCOMP, MAAPi, GAICD, Advanced Behaviour Support Practitioner

Helen has over 25 years’ experience as a psychologist working in executive management, on executive boards and as a clinician. Her sector experience includes disability, homelessness, alcohol and other drugs, justice, mental health and local government. She has a Masters degree and is a Fellow of the Australian Psychological Society and a Psychology Board of Australia approved Supervisor.

Helen has worked with adults and adolescents providing counselling and psychotherapy for relationships, stress management, depression, suicidal ideation, trauma, anxiety, panic, phobias, grief & loss and work-related issues.

Helen has worked in the field of disability and dual diagnosis for many years and has particular understanding of this area.  Her work encompasses  a variety of therapeutic approaches depending on the situation and she is also a certified master practitioner of hypnotherapy

Please note: Helen has very limited capacity and may not be able to accept new referrals at this time.

Catherine Killmier

BA (Psych) (Hons), GDPsych, MProfPsych, GCertPlayArtTh, MAPS, MAAPi

Catherine is a Registered Psychologist with a warm, accepting, and empathetic approach. She works holistically with children, adolescents, and adults to create a collaborative, person-centred therapeutic environment. Catherine has provided support to children, adolescents and adults experiencing challenges relating to their experience of trauma, disability, and social or systemic adversity, including dual diagnosis.


Catherine has worked in private practice, community, and disability support settings. She has provided counselling and psychotherapy for people experiencing stress, anxiety, panic, agoraphobia, depression, trauma, grief, relationship issues, educational difficulties, work issues, and mental health challenges. Catherine believes in providing a strengths-based, compassion-focused, neurodiversity affirming practice to create a safe and empowering environment for people to explore their goals and life experiences. Catherine has a special interest in the mind-body connection and utilises a number of therapeutic approaches including mindfulness, narrative therapy, acceptance and commitment therapy, cognitive behavioural therapy, dialectical behaviour therapy, art therapy, and play therapy.

Ben Moberley

BA, BSocSc (Psych) (Hons), MAppPsych, MAPS, Advanced Behaviour Support Practitioner

Ben is a Community Psychologist offering a variety of counselling approaches and psychological therapies. Ben has held prior roles in private practices, research, community and disability support organisations. Ben has experience in assisting individual, relationship and family concerns, involving anxiety, depression, trauma, stress, grief and loss.

Ben’s client focus emphasises well-being and self-discovery, prioritising every individual’s lived experiences. His work is informed by wide therapeutic traditions and collaboratively supportive approaches, always taking each unique, personal story into account. Offering a safe and confidential environment, Ben fosters curiosity, practicality, growth and development, in supporting clients toward more positive futures and outcomes.

Kate Bennett

BA (Hons), MAppPsych (Community), MAPS

Kate is a psychologist providing counselling and therapy that is person-centred, respectful and collaborative.  Drawing on evidence-based therapeutic approaches, Kate supports clients to identify their strengths and develop skills to promote mental health and wellbeing.  Kate has previously held roles in community development, health promotion, advocacy and research in the areas of ageing, disability, and children and families.

Kate has worked in community and school settings with clients experiencing a range of concerns, including stress and anxiety, depression, marginalisation and discrimination, parenting and families with disability. Kate’s approach is flexible and relational, and is focused on providing a safe and supportive environment for clients to develop holistic and contextual understandings of their life experiences, and to explore and work towards their goals.

Tania Zapparoni

BbSc, GradDip Ch&Ad Psych, GradDip SocSc (Family Therapy), MEdPsych, MAPS, FCCOUNP, AAFT (Clinical Member)

Tania is a Counselling Psychologist and Family Therapist who has provided counselling and therapy to children, adolescents, adults, couples, and families. Tania has previously held roles in educational settings, community organizations, and private practice, in a range of roles. Tania has worked with a wide range of clients and presenting issues.  These include grief and loss, experience of disability, educational difficulties, carer stress, relationship stresses, family issues, substance use issues, and mental health challenges.

Tania draws from a range of therapeutic approaches in her work, including mindfulness, acceptance and commitment therapy, cognitive behavioural therapy, and narrative therapy.  Tania works with clients in a collaborative way to determine what therapeutic approach would be most effective.

Tania believes in a client centred, strength-based approach that acknowledges and respects all individuals’ goals and prioritizes safety and autonomy.

Anna Northey

BSocSci (Psych), GDPsychAdv, MAppPsych, MAPS, MAPPi

Anna is a psychologist who is passionate about creating safe and respectful therapeutic spaces, adopting strength-based and trauma-informed approaches in her work. As a Master of Community Psychology graduate, she recognises that all people are shaped by our experiences and the world in which we live, work, rest, and play. Anna works with clients to deeply explore their unique experiences with a view to moving towards healing and growth, in accordance with client goals. She works with people experiencing depression, stress, anxiety, and those navigating life transitions, and draws on multiple tools such as mindfulness-based therapy, cognitive behavioural therapy (CBT), acceptance and commitment therapy (ACT), and schema-based therapy.

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