Management

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

Nesh Nikolic

Managing Director | 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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Tanya Tosolini

Practice Manager
Dip. PM, AAPM Committee Member ACT/NSW

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.

Psychologists

Victoria Burrows, Registered Psychologist

Victoria Burrows

Health Psychologist
B. Psych (Hons), M. App Psych (Health)
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Victoria is Health 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, Registered 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, Registered 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 and bereavement/suicide bereavement. She has received training in Cognitive Behaviour Therapy, Solution Focussed Brief Therapy and Reality Therapy.

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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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Kamia Harris, Registered Psychologist

Kamia Harris

Registered Psychologist
BSc, Grad Dip Ed Psych, M Psych, MAPS
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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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Rebekah Izzard, Registered Psychologist

Rebekah Izzard

Registered Psychologist
B. Hons Psych, Grad Dip Ed Sec, MAPS
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Rebekah is a registered Psychologist with over 6 years’ experience working with couples, adults, adolescents, children, and disability groups, to achieve their therapeutic goals. She utilises a range of therapeutic approaches including Narrative Therapy, ACT, CBT, COS-P, and Motivational Interviewing.

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Dr Elio Martino, Registered Psychologist

Dr Elio Martino

Registered Psychologist
PhD, MSc, BSc, GradDipCouns.
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Elio is a registered psychologist with broad clinical experience including the treatment of couples, mood, trauma and personality disorders. Interests include high performance, stress, anxiety, adjustment and trauma. Elio uses a variety of approaches including ACT, CBT and Solution-Focused Brief Therapy.

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Katy Brown, Registered Psychologist

Katy Brown

Registered Psychologist
B.Psych (Hons), M. Clin Psych
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Katy completed her Masters of Clinical Psychology with an interest working with adolescents and adults. She holds a soft therapeutic approach when working with clients and has experience in applying different models of therapy including ACT, CBT, DBT, and Schema Therapy.
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Aimee Rose, Registered Psychologist

Aimee Rose

Registered Psychologist
BA, B.Psych (Hons), M. Clin Psych
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Aimee completed her Master of Clinical Psychology and works with clients of all ages, developing individualised treatment plans for a variety of mental health presentations. She has experience with using DBT, CBT, and ACT to support clients toward their goals.
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Laura Smith-Wright, Clinical Psychologist

Laura Smith-Wright

Clinical Psychologist
BScPsych (Hons), MPsych (Clin)
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Laura is a registered Clinical Psychologist with 7 years of experience, who has worked with a variety of clients from children to adults. She is trained in the use of CBT, ACT and EMDR and she provides a compassionate and non-judgmental approach towards her clients.
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Caitlin Hammond, Registered Psychologist

Caitlin Hammond

Registered Psychologist
GDipPsychSc, B.Psych (Hons), M. Clin Psych

Caitlin completed her Masters of Clinical Psychology and is a Clinical Psychology Registrar. She has experience working with a range of presentations and has an interest in working with adults and adolescents. She uses CBT and ACT approaches to assist clients to achieve their therapeutic goals.

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Andrew Ticehurst, Registered Psychologist

Andrew Ticehurst

Registered Psychologist
B. PsycScience (Hons)
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Andrew is a registered psychologist with experience working with adolescents, young adults and older adults. Andrew adopts a collaborative, caring and supportive approach when working with clients toward achieving their goals.
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Harley de Vos, Registered Psychologist

Harley de Vos

Registered Psychologist
B. AppSci (Psych) (Hons), M.AppPsych (Sport Psychology), MAPS

Harley holds a Master’s Degree in Psychology and is experienced working therapeutically with a diverse range of clients including adults, older adults and adolescents. His approach is person-centred and he utilises a range of therapeutic approaches including ACT, CBT, and mindfulness.

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Anna Benincasa, Clinical Psychologist

Anna Benincasa

Clinical Psychologist
BPsychSci, PostGradDipPsych, MPsych(Clinical)

Anna is a clinical psychologist who works with adults experiencing anxiety, depression, and relationship difficulties. Anna has extensive experience and has completed specialised training in the treatment of trauma. She draws on a range of approaches tailored to the unique needs of each client.

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Patricia Peneder, Clinical Psychologist

Patricia Peneder

Clinical Psychologist
BSc Psych, MClin Psych, MAPS, FCCLP, MACBS

Patricia is a registered Clinical Psychologist with over 30 years of professional experience working with children, adolescents, and adults. She takes a caring, compassionate, and non-judgmental approach towards her clients tailoring a treatment plan that will meet their needs and goals.

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Tommy Choi, Registered Psychologist

Tommy Choi

Registered Psychologist
B.A, B.A (Hons), M. Clin Psych
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Tommy is a registered psychologist and holds a Masters Degree in Clinical Psychology. His approach is informed by DBT, schema therapy, motivational interviewing and CBT. Tommy assists clients to achieve their therapeutic goals in a warm, non-judgemental and genuine manner.

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Administration

Lauren Wray

Admin Supervisor

Jordan  Knapp

Receptionist / Admin Support

Milla Tosolini

Receptionist / Admin Support

Shannon Mott

Receptionist / Admin Support

Tamara Darwich

Receptionist / Admin Support

String Nikolic

Marketing & Podcast Manager

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.