Although all practitioners have their individual contact numbers below, general enquiries
can be made to (02) 6230 1064
Founder - Dr Bruce Stevens
MTh, PhD Psychology
Member of the Australian Psychological Society, Clinical & Forensic Colleges
Bruce is a fulltime academic with an Associate Professorship at the University of Canberra. He remains at Canberra Clinical & Forensic Psychology one day a week where he sees private therapy clients. He also provides supervision to the team. Bruce's current passion is researching and practising schema focused therapy with couples. For further details please see: www.schematherapyforcouples.com
Bruce can be contacted on 0403 529 773
Principal - Kim Lehmann
BPsychSc(Hons), MClinPsych, MAPS, CCLIN
Kim is a clinical psychologist who likes working with adults in therapy. She delivers personalised, evidence-based interventions across a range of psychological disorders such as anxiety, depression and addictions. Kim's clients enjoy her empathetic and solution focused approach and consistently report improved quality of life and functioning.
Kim also has a special interest in families that are experiencing relationship problems and divorce. With her Master's Thesis focusing on anxiety disorders in children, she is passionate about educating and supporting parents to do their best for their kids throughout separation and beyond. Using a collaborative approach, Kim helps parents to boost their children's emotional safety and recovery and minimise the chance of long-term developmental harm.
Kim works on alternate Mondays (she has a fulltime government job) and has limited capacity to take on new clients. She can be contacted on 0409 611 635 or email: email@example.com
Principal - Sam Van Meurs
BArts/BPsych (Hons), AssocMAPS
Sam is a clinically trained psychologist who conducts individual therapy with adults and adolescents while also specialising in legal reports for the criminal, vocational, injury compensation, and family court arenas. He has worked in a variety of community and clinical settings with a range of clinical populations as a volunteer, paid carer, and once qualified, as a psychologist. While undertaking training as part of the Australian National University's clinical psychology program he has also had experience in performing competency assessments, and facilitating group therapy sessions. Showing a commitment to research, at present Sam is also completing his PhD in Clinical Psychology at ANU.
Sam can be contacted on firstname.lastname@example.org or via phone
on 0412 352 028
Principal - Dr Jo Rouston
Jo is a clinical psychologist with experience in treating adults with depression, trauma, anxiety, and severe or complex mental health conditions. She is a member of the Australian Psychological Society's Clinical College, recognising her clinical qualifications and experience, and is committed to ongoing personal research and professional development. Jo possesses a Doctorate in Clinical Psychology (ANU) and has been working since 1998 in a variety of settings as a psychologist, including community mental health, private practice, and with Veterans and Veterans' Families Counselling Service (the latter primarily as a group facilitator). One of her main areas of interest is psychological trauma and PTSD; Jo has undertaken training in a variety of therapies to treat clients with trauma-related issues including EMDR, cognitive-processing therapy, traditional exposure therapy, and Dialectical Behaviour Therapy. More generally, she utilises a variety of evidence-based therapies, tailored to suit the individual client and their presenting problem, including cognitive behaviour therapy, interpersonal psychotherapy, and schema-focussed therapy.
Jo undertakes consultations on Wednesdays and Fridays, but can be contacted Mon-Fri on 0412 071 724, or emailed on email@example.com
Ms Anita Black
B.Sc.(Hons) (ANU), MClinPsych (ANU), MAPS, CCLIN
Anita is a clinical psychologist who enjoys working with both adults and adolescents. She delivers a range of evidence-based therapies, tailoring treatment interventions to the needs of each individual client. Anita's clients consistently achieve excellent recovery outcomes, improved quality of life, and improved functioning. She works across the broad spectrum of psychological disorders, including co-morbid conditions. Anita has a particular interest in the treatment of trauma/PTSD, addictions, marital distress (including couple and family therapy), and the management of bi-polar disorder.
Anita is also available for forensic reports in family law, criminal law, and the ACT and NSW tribunals.
Anita can be contacted on 0425 672 626
Ms Ruth Holt
MClinPsych, BSocSci(HonsPsych), GradDipPsych, BA (Hons)
Ruth has full registration with the National Psychology Board, associate membership with the Australian Psychological Society and is registered with Medicare to provide Focused Psychological Strategies.
Ruth has worked with adults and children in a variety of situations, including individual counselling, facilitating groups for women with post-natal depression, the “Cool Kids” anxiety management program, insomnia groups, marriage enrichment for churches and has also worked with adults in health and medical contexts. She has a special interest in spirituality and mental health.
Ruth can be contacted on 0426 275 665
Ms Rowena Cappelen
BSc(Hons), MClinPsych, MAPS
Rowena is a Clinical Psychologist, who has been providing counseling to adults and adolescents for over 10 years. Rowena has worked in a variety of settings including Mental Health, Victims Services, Pain Management and Eating Disorders.
Her particular areas of interest are trauma, depression, anxiety, bipolar disorder, bulimia, schizophrenia, and relationship issues. Rowena utilizes a range of treatment approaches including: Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, Mindfulness based techniques, Schema Therapy and Acceptance and Commitment Therapy; tailored to an individual’s needs and to maximize positive outcomes.
Rowena has also developed and delivered a range of group therapy programs including anxiety management, building psychological skills and mindfulness training.
Rowena can be contacted on 0415 569 046.
Dr Monica Skjerve
BPsych (Hons), MClinPsych, PhD
Monica is a clinical psychologist who enjoys working with adolescents and adults in therapy. She delivers personalised and evidence-based interventions across a range of psychological disorders, and her clients consistently report excellent treatment outcomes. Monica has since 2002 worked in a variety of settings, including community mental health and private practice, and has experience in providing psychological interventions to individuals experiencing mild to severe mental health issues. She has a particular interest in anxiety, depression, relationship problems, and sexual dysfunction. She is a member of the Australian Psychological Society’s Clinical College, reflecting her clinical qualifications and experience, and is committed to furthering her knowledge through ongoing professional development and research.
Monica also has a special interest in neuropsychology and cognitive assessments, and has completed a PhD in clinical psychology. She can provide neuropsychological reports for the court if required, for example in relation to injury compensation claims.
Monica can be contacted on 0411 734 770.
Andrew is a clinical psychologist with more than five years experience in providing psychotherapeutic interventions to clients. Andrew has a particular interest in providing evidenced-based longer-term psychotherapeutic interventions for presentations of trauma and personality dysfunction, as well as treating depression and anxiety related disorders. Andrew is registered to provide clinical psychological services under the Medicare Scheme and is a member of the Clinical College of the Australian Psychological Society. Andrew is a casual lecturer at the Australian National University lecturing and conducting workshops in the Clinical Psychology training program.
Andrew can be contacted on: 0449 150 078.
Ms Tram Dinh
Tram is a clinically trained psychologist who is passionate about the power of positive psychology and has personal strengths in facilitating positive change and maintaining resilience in individuals. She is currently conducting research at the ANU looking at how interpersonal relationship dynamics and personality traits influence our psychology, well-being and life satisfaction.
Tram is skilled in Cognitive Behavioural Therapy, Interpersonal Therapy, Acceptance and Commitment Therapy, Brief Solution-Focused Therapy, and Couples Therapy. She has experience working with a wide variety of mental health conditions including, but not limited to, Anxiety, Depression, OCD and PTSD. She can assist individuals to overcome other problems as well including relationship issues, stress, sleep problems and grief.
Tram also enjoys preparing legal reports for criminal, civil, vocational and family law matters. As a bilingual psychologist, she is able to conduct assessments and therapy in both English and Vietnamese. Feel free to contact her to discuss her work or how she can be of assistance to you.
Tram can be contacted on 0422 417 764
Ms Teall McQueen
BPsychSc(GradDip), MClinPsych, MAPS
Teall is a psychologist who enjoys working with adults and adolescents, on an individual basis. She aims to work toward positive change using evidence-based therapeutic interventions across a range of psychological disorders including: depression, anxiety and insomnia. Teall also has a particular interest in the rebuilding of healthy self-esteem. Teall has an engaging, friendly and approachable manner which allows her to work effectively with clients to improve their overall quality of life.
Teall can be contacted on 0452 496 174
BPsychSc (PostGradDip), MClinPsych, MAPS
Sleiman uses a range of evidence-based and client-centered approaches which he tailors to suit the client’s individual needs and goals. These include mindfulness- based Cognitive Behavioural Therapy, Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT), Positive Psychology, Schema Therapy, Coaching Psychology and Solution Focused Therapy.
Sleiman also enjoys providing lifestyle and leadership coaching, being an accredited Hogan Personality Assessment practitioner, as well as having a background in leadership development through his work in the Public Service and the military. Sleiman also enjoys delivering practical and educational workshops and presentations on mental health and personalities in the workplace.
Sleiman has experience in private practice, the workplace rehabilitation domain, the hospital and community mental health areas. He was also a personal fitness trainer for many years. Sleiman has particular interest in psychological growth following trauma and adversity, including job burnout, workplace harassment, and difficult life events.
Sleiman is recognised and registered as a Medicare provider and is a full Member of the Australian Psychological Society
Sleiman can be contacted on 0413 606 747 .