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Clinical Psychology

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Clinical Psychology

We are a group of experienced clinical psychologists who provide evidence-based and
collaborative therapy for a broad range of psychological concerns. We are committed to
creating an inclusive and confidential environment for our clients and treating everyone
with empathy and respect. As clinical psychologists we have Masters and Doctoral
qualifications and specialist post-graduate clinical training in mental health assessment and
treatment.

No doctor’s referral is needed. Our clinical psychologists are registered providers with
Medicare and most private health insurers. Clients may be eligible for rebates when
referred by their GP, Paediatrician or Psychiatrist. Our psychologists are available for face to
face and Telehealth appointments.

Our Clinical Psychologists have specialist assessment and intervention skills in the following
areas across the life span:

Perinatal Period

  • Adjustment to parenthood
  • Grief and Loss
  • Perinatal Depression
  • Perinatal Anxiety
  • Fertility issues
  • Birth trauma

Child and Adolescent

  • Fears and anxiety (including phobias, panic, separation anxiety and OCD)
  • Tic disorders and repetitive behaviours
  • Emotion dysregulation
  • Behavioural and attentional challenges
  • Social skills, friendship issues and bullying
  • Trauma
  • Grief and loss
  • Stress management

Family and Parenting

  • Adjustment and coping with loss, disability, illness and stress
  • Parenting support and difficulties in the parent-child relationship
  • Separation and post-separation parenting

Adult

  • Anxiety disorders (including panic disorder, generalised anxiety disorder, adjustment disorders, social phobias and other phobias)
  • Trauma
  • Clinical depression and mood disturbance
  • Relationship difficulties
  • Chronic stress
  • Chronic illness management
  • Adjustment to grief and loss

Dr Ingerith Martin

Dr Ingerith Martin is an endorsed Clinical Psychologist with the Australian Health Practitioner Regulation Agency (AHPRA). Ingerith completed a combined Masters and PhD from the University of NSW and has 20 years of clinical experience in treating mental health difficulties across the lifespan. Ingerith has worked in a variety of settings including aged care, in patient hospital settings, private practice and not-for-profit organisations. Ingerith has a particular passion for women’s mental health and well-being and the perinatal period.  Her therapeutic approach is one of acceptance and compassion and she has expertise in the following evidence-based approaches: cognitive behaviour therapy, acceptance and commitment therapy, mindfulness based cognitive therapy.

To make an appointment please email: Inge@northsydeytherapy.com.au or imartin@wellpsych.com.au

Dr Fiona McGuigan

Dr Fiona McGuigan is an endorsed Clinical Psychologist with the Australian Health Practitioner Regulation Agency (AHPRA). Fiona completed a combined Masters and PhD from the University of NSW and has 20 years of clinical experience working with both children, adolescents, families and adults. Fiona has worked in hospital, community and private practice settings and has particular expertise in working with children and families. Fiona enjoys supporting parents, children and families from the perinatal period through to young adulthood. Fiona is committed to provided solutions-focused and empathic therapy and draws upon a range of evidence-based approaches including cognitive-behaviour therapy, acceptance and commitment therapy, family systems and attachment-based therapy.

 To make an appointment please email fmcguigan@northsydneytherapy.com.au or drfionamcguigan@gmail.com

Clinical Psychologists at ATGN

Dr Fiona McGuigan
BSc.Psych.Hons., MSc.Clin.Psych., PhD.

Dr Ingerith Martin
BSc.Psych.Hons., MSc.Clin.Psych., PhD.