Our Founder Louise is an Army Veteran. As a Psychologist, she served in Afghanistan, Iraq, East Timor, Solomon Islands and a multitude of other places. This formed her interest and her lived experience of trauma. Since leaving the ADF she has furthered her study and broadened her experience across first responder populations, parents of children with disabilities and victims of crime.
Louise has carefully selected colleagues with talent, experience and a genuine interest in empowering our clients to recover and grow after trauma. The team actively works in a multidisciplinary manner and with your consent, we will engage with each other, your doctor and anyone else that you nominate to ensure we take a whole of person approach.
Louise is an experienced Clinical Psychologist with a warm nature. She has dedicated her career to understanding and providing the best psychological treatments to trauma-related mental health conditions. She also brings the lived experience of Post Traumatic Stress Disorder means that she truly understands the effort it takes to show up, engage in therapy and keep moving in life.
DR DALE PITCHER
Dr Dale is our onsite GP who is available to provide you with a Mental Health Care plan in order to access Medicare rebated sessions.
He also contributes to our multidisciplinary approach, enabling us to ensure that both mental and physical health is achieved. He can provide advice and scripts for mental health medication and referrals to allied health practitioners who contribute to overall well-being (Exercise Physiology, Dietician etc)
CHIEF CUTENESS OFFICER & COMFORT DOG
Brutus is a qualified very good boy. He knows that loneliness is a detractor to mental health so he seeks the company of people. He is gentle with adults and children alike. His only goal is shared happiness so he is happy to wait outside should anyone feel uncomfortable in his presence.
Serena is your friendly voice at the other end of the phone. She understands how difficult it can be to reach out and endeavours to make the process as easy as possible. Serena will take you through the important steps that enable you to gain as much as possible from your time with Louise or Dale.
DR DALE PITCHER
Dale is our in-house GP. He is available to provide Mental Health Care Plans. He can talk you through the pros and cons of medication as a component of mental health treatment. He is a GP who is ready to give you the time to listen and understand your physical and mental health.