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Amy Chiu

  • Doctor of Clinical Psychology, MClinPsych, BSocSc (Honours), BSc

  • Registered with the Australian Health Practitioner Regulation Agency

  • Member of the Australian Psychological Society (APS) and APS College of Clinical Psychology

Amy is a clinical psychologist who offers a range of psychotherapeutic interventions tailored to the needs of an individual. She is experienced in the area of:

  • depression, anxiety, trauma,  stress, and adjustment issues in relations to the area of acute and chronic medical illness
  • lifestyle changes and health management strategies
  • supporting adult carers, partners, or children of those with a medical illness.

Amy has been working in cancer services at Mater Hospital Brisbane for more than nine years. Her other areas of interest and experience include Disability Services Queensland, Child and Youth Mental Health Service, Cancer Support Centre, and Queensland Transcultural Mental Health Centre seeing individuals across their lifespan with various psychological, mental health, and intellectual issues.

 

Stacey Koniw

  • Master of Clinical Psychology, MClinPsych, B. Psych (Honours)
  • Registered with the Australian Health Practitioner Regulation Agency
  • Member of the Australian Psychological Society (APS) and Associate Member of the APS College of Clinical Psychology

Stacey is a clinical psychologist who has worked in diverse populations in a variety of settings. She has a particular interest in:

  • working with adults and young people on issues relating to mood, anxiety, adjustment, substance use and abuse, chronic pain, sleep, trauma and stress related disorders and anger management difficulties, and
  • providing support to those experiencing chronic and life limiting illness.

Stacey has worked in a child development team, correctional facility and most recently with inpatient and outpatients at Mater Hospital Brisbane and Mater at Home. This has involved working with patients from Gastroenterology (Hepatology and Inflammatory Bowel Disease), Oncology and Orthopaedic Physiotherapy Screening Clinic caseloads and patients who require home visits. Stacey uses a variety of evidence based treatment approaches, drawing from Cognitive Behavioural Therapy, Acceptance and Commitment Therapy, Motivational Interviewing and Mindfulness. Stacey’s approach is flexible, client-centred and strengths based.

 

Rachelle Jones

  • Doctor of Psychology (Clinical), DPsych(Clinical) BPsySc MAPS

  • Registered with the Australian Health Practitioner Regulation Agency

  • Member of the Australian Psychological Society (APS)

As a therapist, Rachelle works with clients of all ages who want to understand themselves more deeply. She draws on 10 years of training and practice in clinical psychology to help clients pinpoint, understand and work toward their personal goals.

At Mater Mothers’ Hospitals, Rachelle sees women both antenatally and postnatally and has a special interest in working with men and women in the perinatal period. Prior to joining the Mater Mothers’ team, Rachelle worked in specialist perinatal mental health teams both publically and privately providing individual and group psychological treatment. 

Rachelle is also experienced in working with men and women who are having difficulties with excessive anxiety and worry, obsessive and compulsive symptoms, excessive and uncontrolled fears, depressed mood, grief and loss, difficulties with building or maintaining supportive relationships, difficulties negotiating workplace relationships and adjusting to major life changes.

In an authentic, safe and informed therapeutic relationship, Rachelle offers clients listening and guidance as they explore the changes they wish to make in their lives. She works closely with GPs and other health care providers as needed to ensure a client receives comprehensive care.  

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Level 1, Mater Corporate

Services Building

Raymond Terrace

South Brisbane Qld 4101

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