Katrina Bull, Clinical Psychologist

Katrina has worked for over 15 years as a Clinical Psychologist, in public and private mental health teams in Australia and the UK. She has a particular interest in working with people experiencing Borderline Personality Disorder (BPD), Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) and Complex Trauma to help them find practical ways to overcome their past and build a life worth living. Katrina is a Certified Dialectical Behaviour Therapy (DBT) Clinician with the DBT-Linehan Board of Certification.

Therapies Katrina offers:

  • Cognitive Behaviour Therapy (CBT) for depression and anxiety
  • Dialectical Behaviour Therapy (DBT) for BPD
  • Prolonged Exposure treatment for PTSD, including the DBT protocol for complex trauma (DBT-PE)

Hannah Hawkes, Clinical Psychologist

Hannah is a warm and compassionate Clinical Psychologist, with over 20 years’ experience in the mental health field. She has worked in public and private settings in the UK and Australia. With a background in nursing and case management she has a collaborative and down to earth approach. Hannah recognises the importance of tailoring evidence-based practice to meet individual needs and preferences. She welcomes feedback and will adjust approaches if required.

Hannah is trained in and uses Cognitive Behaviour Therapy, Acceptance and Commitment therapy, Schema Therapy, Compassion Focussed Therapy and Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing (EMDR). Hannah has also worked in Dialectical Behaviour Therapy programs and can use these principles in her therapy and has experience working with people with depression, anxiety, trauma, bipolar disorder, OCD and personality disorders. She understands how difficult it can be to reach out for help and works hard to provide a safe, comfortable space.

Dr Claire Fowler, Psychologist

Claire is a psychologist with a clinical background in inpatient and outpatient therapy programs and completed her doctorate in researching borderline personality disorder. Claire has extensive experience in facilitating groups in DBT-based therapies. Claire also works with individual clients with a range of mental health concerns including mood and anxiety disorders, post-traumatic stress disorder as well as personality disorders including borderline personality disorder. Claire’s approach to providing therapy is to develop a supportive relationship in which the client can learn to understand their current difficulties and make change.

Dr Shaminka Mangelsdorf, Psychologist

Shaminka is a registered psychologist with experience working with individuals with depression, anxiety, trauma, borderline personality disorder, insomnia and substance use issues. She completed a Doctor of Clinical Psychology, focusing her research on conversations about trauma in families. Shaminka has a warm and empathic nature, seeking to work collaboratively to achieve client goals. Shaminka aims to take an evidence-based approach, using strategies from Cognitive Behaviour Therapy, Acceptance and Commitment Therapy and Dialectical Behaviour Therapy. She is also trained in Tuning in to Kids and Tuning in to Teens parenting programs.