Richard O'Loughlin

Richard O’Loughlin is a psychologist with over 20 years’ experience working with people with a wide  range of issues. Over this time Richard has had significant experience  working with families and carers  who  provide support to young people  and adults who require ongoing assistance.

Richard is works from the Marion office on Mondays, Tuesdays and Wednesdays for his PHN clients. He is in the Bowden office on Thursdays and some Fridays.

Richard has limited availability for new clients. Please contact reception if you would like to book in with Richard.

Tarnim Sarkes

Tarnim Sarkes

Tarnim Sarkes is an experienced registered psychologist who has worked in Australia and overseas for the last 8 years. She is registered with the Psychology Board of Australia and is an associate member of the Australian Psychological Society (APS). Tarnim can conduct sessions in Arabic and English.

Tarnim has had experience in delivering a range of clinical interventions to clients and their families. Her experience has included providing individual and group interventions for adults with a range of presenting issues such as mood disorders, anxiety disorders, personality disorders, trauma related issues or disorders, drugs and alcohol misuse and addiction, self-esteem issues, relationship issues, domestic violence, parenting issues, career and study planning difficulties, and work related difficulties.

Tarnim uses a range of cognitive behavioral techniques specifically tailored to individuals. These techniques include psychoeducation, motivational interviewing, behavioural modification, exposure techniques, cognitive interventions,mindfulness strategies, relaxation strategies, problem-solving skills training, anger management, assertiveness training, ccommunication training, social skills training, stress managementt, time management, and goal setting.

Tarnim soon will be practicing here on Wednesdays 9.30-5.30 pm. Please contact reception to book in with Tarnim.

Rochelle Hay

Rochelle Hay - clinician psychologist

Please note: Rochelle is not able to take on any new clients at this time. We would be happy to recommend another one of our psychologists for you.

 Rochelle is an experienced Clinical Psychologist who has been offering psychological services to individuals and families for over 20 years. She is registered with the Psychology Board of Australia and is a member of the College of Clinical Psychologists of the Australian Psychological Society (APS).

Rochelle has many years of experience providing services to children, adolescents and adults in both the public and private sectors.

In the public sector Rochelle has worked as a Psychologist and Program Manager for Disability Services.  She has extensive experience in the assessment and diagnosis of children with global developmental delay, intellectual disability and autism spectrum disorder.  She also has considerable expertise in family focused interventions for children with disability who have complex needs including behavioural issues, anxiety, depression and who have experienced trauma and abuse.

Rochelle has 10 years’ experience working in part time private practice with Gardiner Consulting.  In this capacity she provided assessment and treatment for adolescents and adults for a range of presenting issues such as depression, anxiety, panic attacks, fears and phobias, stress, alcohol issues, parenting concerns and relationship issues, obsessions/compulsions and post-traumatic stress. She has also had considerable experience in working with individuals to develop assertiveness skills, resolve conflict, improve confidence and address career and work-related concerns.

In her work with children and adults Rochelle draws upon a range of therapeutic approaches, but primarily Cognitive Behavioural Therapy, Acceptance and Commitment Therapy and Interpersonal Therapy.  Rochelle is known for being a warm and caring therapist who is able to make clients feel at ease and help them to achieve positive outcomes.

Fiona Kelly

Fiona Kelly has been a registered Psychologist since 1989 working in Australia and overseas.

Over this time she has delivered and lead intervention services in the disability, mental health and justice sectors focusing on children and adults with complex behavioural and psychological issues.

Since 2005 she has focused on supporting adults to optimise their wellbeing and performance at work.  This has included assisting them to address psychological distress that is workplace related (e.g. trauma, critical incident) as well as personal issues such as anxiety and self-limiting beliefs that may be impeding their satisfaction and goal attainment. 

Fiona uses a range of approaches and theories including Systems Theory, Cognitive Behavioural Therapy and Solution Focused Intervention to assist individuals to gain an understanding of their current situation, identify strategies to resolve their distress and achieve their goals.

Please note: Fiona's consulting day for therapy clients is 1 Saturday per month or Tuesdays and Wednesdays at 4pm if available.

Lauren Sullivan

Lauren Sullivan was helping us with some assessments, however, she will not be taking on any more assessments as she will be leaving us at the end of this year to pursue a different career path as a tutor and mentor at university for speech pathology students. Thank you to those who have referred to Lauren in the past. At this stage we do not have another Speech Pathologist at this practice, therefore, we cannot offer dual ASD assessments.

Kerry Burke

Please note: Kerry is NOT taking on any new therapy clients at this time. We would be happy to recommend another one of our psychologists for you.

Kerry Burke is a Clinical Psychologist who has experience in working with children and families at a major Adelaide public hospital. She has also had extensive experience in the disability field. Kerry has been in private practice for the past five years, where she specialises in working with children and their families.

Kerry has extensive experience in conducting a range of assessments with children including comprehensive educational assessments to assess for learning difficulties and cognitive difficulties. She also has many years experience conducting assessments for autism spectrum disorders.  She works directly with schools to assist in developing comprehensive  behavioral plans and learning plans to assist teachers working with special needs children. Kerry also works closely with families to  address a range of behavioral, social and emotional needs. 

Kerry works in this office part time: 1 Tuesday per fortnight 9.30-2.30, Wednesdays 10.30-5.30 and 1 Saturday per month.