Clinical Team

Nesh Nikolic, Clinical Psychologist & Principal of Strategic Psychology, Canberra

Nesh Nikolic

Principal | Clinical Psychologist
B.A. App Psych, Grad Dip App Psych, M. Clin Psych. MAPS, FCCLP, MACBS

Nesh is the principal psychologist at Strategic Psychology. He is a registered Clinical Psychologist with more than 10 years experience and over 15,000 hours of counselling practice. Nesh has significant experience in Acceptance and Commitment Therapy and has provided training to psychologists, counsellors, social workers and occupational therapists around Australia.

Nesh holds a Masters Degree in Clinical Psychology and is a member of the Australian Psychological Society (APS), Association for Contextual Behavioural Science and Fellow of the APS College of Clinical Psychologists.

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Gregg Chapman, Registered Psychologist | Child Psychologist, Canberra

Gregg Chapman

Clinical Manager | Registered Psychologist
B. Arts (Psych), Dip Ed., Grad Dip Ed. Studies (Spec. Ed.), Grad Dip App Psych (Org), M. Business, MAPS

Gregg is a psychologist with over 40 years of experience working with children, adolescents, adults and families. Gregg has significant experience working with adolescents with a wide range of behavioural challenges and psychological difficulties. In addition to offering therapy for anxiety disorder and Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder, Gregg is listed by the Gottman Institute as focusing on Gottman Couples Counselling.

Gregg also works with people experiencing sleeping difficulties, holding an Australian Psychological Society Practice Certificate in Sleep Psychology.

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Our Psychologists

Lauren Bourke

Victoria Burrows

Registered Psychologist
B. Psych (Hons), M. App Psych (Health)
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Victoria is registered Psychologist and holds a Master’s Degree in Applied Psychology (Health Psychology). She approaches mental health holistically and is experienced with adults and older adults. Victoria is skilled in CBT, Motivational Interviewing, and in individualised interventions.

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Awaneesh Bamola, Psychologist

Awaneesh Bamola

Registered Psychologist
BA Psych, Assoc. MAPS
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Awaneesh has 7 years experience providing therapy and support to adolescents and adults struggling with depression, anxiety and/or complex life problems. Awaneesh utilizes therapies including Cognitive Behaviour Therapy, Solution Focussed Brief Therapy and Motivational Interviewing.

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Kate Stacey, Clinical Psychologist

Kate Stacey

Clinical Psychologist
B. App Psych, Grad Dip. Psych, M. Clin Psych, MAPS

Kate is a Clinical Psychologist with experience working with clients who are dealing with stress, anxiety and depression, bereavement/suicide bereavement and couples therapy. She has received training in CBT, Solution Focussed Brief Therapy, Couples Therapy, Reality Therapy and ACT.

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Archana Nair

Registered Psychologist
BA (Psych), MA (Clin Psych), PG Dip. Psych, MClinPsych MAPS

Archana works with adults and older adolescents. Her therapeutic approaches include Cognitive Behavioural Therapy, Acceptance and Commitment Therapy, Motivational Interviewing and Interpersonal Therapy to empower individuals to make meaningful changes that are consistent with their values.

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Amit Pearce, Clinical Psychologist | Child Psychologist, Canberra

Amit Pearce

Clinical Psychologist
BSc Psych, GradDipSc Psych, MClin Psych, MAPS

Amit is a registered Clinical Psychologist with over 10 years experience. Amit works with a diverse range of clients, ranging from children to older adults, and couples. Amit takes a respectful, compassionate and non-judgemental approach in working with clients to assist them in moving towards their goals.

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Saskia Stekhoven

Clinical Psychologist
B PsycScience (Hons), MClinPsyc, MAPS
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Saskia is a Clinical Psychologist with over 7 years experience working with adults, adolescents and children. She is committed to working with her clients to create positive change using evidence-based interventions including ACT, CBT, Motivational Interviewing and Positive Behaviour Supports.

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Simon Pannell psychologist

Simon Pannell

Registered Psychologist
B. Psych
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Simon takes a holistic approach with a focus on personality psychology. His interests lie in working with those experiencing interpersonal / relationship issues and associated difficulties such as stress, anxiety and depressed mood. Simon is also experienced with assisting through difficult workplace matters.

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Kamia Harris

Registered Psychologist
BSc, Grad Dip Ed Psych, M Psych
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Kamia is a registered Psychologist with a Masters Degree in Psychology (Counselling Psychology) and over 18 years experience working with adults. She draws from a range of evidence-based therapeutic approaches and has worked in both the private and public sector as a psychologist.

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Louise Hadden

Registered Psychologist
B. Arts (Psych), Grad Dip Psych
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Louise has 8 years’ experience working in mental health within the public, private and not-for-profit sectors. She is an AHPRA Registered Psychologist and has worked extensively with people under General Practitioner referrals, Employee Assistance Programs and Community-Based Programs.

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Keira-Marie Allen

Registered Psychologist
B. Clin. Prac. (Paramedic), Grad. Dip. Psych. Sci., Post Grad. Dip. Psych., MAPS

Keira works with adults – individually and in couples. Her approach is collaborative, flexible, warm and genuine. She utilises a range of evidence-based interventions including ACT, CBT, and DBT. Keira has an interest in working with individuals with suicidal ideation, couples, and the LGBTQI population.

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Candice Hazle

Registered Psychologist
B.Sc (Hons)(Psych), Assoc MAPS
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Candice is a registered psychologist with 6 years experience. She has worked with a range of clients including adolescents, adults and holistically with families. Candice uses a range of modalities including Cognitive Behavioural Therapy (CBT), Motivational Interviewing and Person-Centred Therapy.

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Jaci Swinton

Registered Psychologist
BA (Psych), MClin Psych, MAPS
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As a Registered Psychologist, Jaci works primarily with adolescents and adults. Jaci establishes an understanding of each client’s unique needs and goals and draws upon a range of evidence-based therapies to develop individualised treatment plans.
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Support Team

Tanya Tosolini

Practice Manager

Tanya has worked in medical practices for over 15 years and has been a Practice Manager for the last 11 years. Her experience ranges from a large inner-city group of General Practitioners (35+ staff) to a medium sized Specialist Orthopaedic Practice. She has undergone the Diploma of Practice Management via the University of New England Distance Education program and she is a Member of the AAPM.

Tanya has a broad range of management skills covering the areas of human resources, financial management, corporate governance, risk management, marketing, information systems and strategic planning.

Tanya is committed to increasing the quality of the workplace for the staff and is inspired to manage a practice where clients have the best chance for increased quality of life.

Lauren Wray

Receptionist / Admin Support

Jordan  Knapp

Receptionist / Admin Support

At Strategic Psychology our highly trained and friendly support staff are available to assist you with all of the additional support surrounding your journey with your psychologist. Our support staff understand your privacy and confidentiality when attending to see a psychologist. We focus on responding to you and striving to accommodate your specific needs whenever you are in contact with our office. You can contact our friendly support staff at any time to ask questions or clarify any information surrounding scheduling or rescheduling an appointment, attending for an appointment or if you have any questions regarding what services we are able to provide which will best suit your needs.