Our Team

Dr Danielle McCarthy

Clinical Psychologist

Sometimes life can throw us a curveball and we need assistance to help us through. If you’re an adolescent or adult and you could use a little support, book an appointment with Danielle today.

  • Adolescents
  • Anxiety
  • Depression
  • Stress Management
  • Post-natal Depression & Anxiety
  • Trauma
  • Body Image Concerns

Dinusha (didi) Cragg

Clinical Psychologist

Didi has a passion for providing an integrative and holistic approach to psychological services focussing on client’s strengths, building resilience, fostering positive change, and assisting clients to achieve their personal wellness and health goals. She is a certified personal trainer and also has a personal interest in the field of psychoneuroimmunology.

  • Eating Disorders
  • Children
  • Adolescents
  • Grief
  • Self-esteem
  • Mindfulness-based therapy
  • Acceptance & Commitment Therapy (ACT)
  • Body Image Concerns
  • Depression
  • Anxiety
  • Substance Use
  • WorkCover
  • EAP
  • Insomnia
  • PTSD & Trauma

Amber Vonhoff

Clinical Psychologist

Amber is invested in seeing her clients thrive. She has clinical experience providing evidence-based psychological treatment and has an interest in anxiety and mood-related conditions. Amber also works with children, adolescents and their families, and values the importance of supporting young people to be their best selves. Book an appointment with Amber to help you get back to feeling like yourself.

  • Depression
  • Children
  • Adolescents
  • Grief
  • ADHD
  • OCD
  • Insomnia
  • Meta Cognitive Therapy (MCT)
  • Trauma
  • Anxiety (Generalised, Social, Separation, Phobias)
  • Substance Use
  • WorkCover
  • Behaviour problems
  • EAP

Lisa McLean

Psychologist

Lisa understands there are some issues and life circumstances that are too difficult to manage on your own. Lisa provides a safe and supportive space where clients can feel heard and understood, and are empowered to create positive change.

  • Depression
  • Anxiety
  • Trauma
  • Sexual Assault
  • PTSD
  • Grief and Loss
  • Compassion-focused Therapy
  • Stress Management
  • Mindfulness-based Stress Reduction
  • EAP

Dr Anna Pollock

Clinical Psychologist
Currently on maternity leave

Anna has worked internationally with a diverse range of clients and mental health issues; she holds a masters in psychological research and doctorate of clinical psychology from the UK. She enjoys working with adults and couples using a compassionate focussed framework to support clients to manage their difficulties and enable them to move forward with their lives. Anna is also a trained and certified Mediator specialising in the resolution of workplace conflict.

  • Depression
  • Anxiety
  • Chronic Pain
  • Grief
  • Couples Therapy
  • Mindfulness
  • Workplace Stress
  • WorkCover
  • Stress Management
  • Post-natal Depression & Anxiety
  • Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT)

Madeleine Stoddart

Clinical Psychologist

Maddie believes that everyone has the strength to overcome life’s obstacles, but sometimes you just need some extra support or a new approach to get there.  She works with all ages using evidence-based therapies and is looking forward to working beside you in your journey to better mental health.

  • Phobias
  • Depression
  • Anxiety and Panic
  • Children/Adolescents
  • Body Image Concerns
  • Trauma
  • PTSD
  • Meta Cognitive Therapy (MCT)
  • Trauma & PTSD
  • Mindfulness-based therapy
  • Self-esteem
  • Grief/Loss
  • WorkCover
  • Acceptance & Commitment Therapy (ACT)
  • Cognitive Testing
  • Insomnia
  • ADHD/ASD

Laura baudinette

Psychologist

Laura relishes the opportunity to get to know her clients and assist them to live their healthiest and happiest lives. She aims to meet you where you are at; providing a supportive, non-judgemental space where you feel comfortable in talking about the things which concern or are important to you. She is experienced in working with individuals across the lifespan, addressing a variety of emotional, social, behavioural and psychological concerns.

Her qualifications include a Bachelor of Psychology (Honours) and a Master of Applied Psychology (Health). In addition to training as a psychologist, she has worked for many years in case management roles within the Government sector.

Laura has experience in many areas within psychology, including organisational, private practice, public health, educational and not-for-profit settings.

She is skilled at treating a variety of presentations, including mood and anxiety disorders, stress, adjustment issues, relationship issues and grief and loss. Her areas of interest in psychology include areas relating to health psychology, perinatal mental health, parenting, grief and loss and occupational wellbeing.

  • Depression
  • Anxiety
  • Substance Use
  • Adjusting to and coping with chronic health issues
  • Chronic Pain
  • Peri-natal and Post-natal depression
  • Non-Directive Pregnancy Counselling
  • Acceptance & Commitment Therapy (ACT)
  • Birth Trauma
  • Parenting
  • Grief and Loss
  • Adolescents
  • PTSD and Trauma
  • Workplace Stress & Wellbeing
  • WorkCover
  • Compassion-focused Therapy

anita hosking

Psychologist

Anita is a Registered Psychologist practicing in psychotherapy since 2009. Recognising the unique individuality of each person, she is passionate about providing an individualised and holistic approach in supporting clients towards improved well-being.

Her therapeutic orientation is predominantly based upon Acceptance and Commitment (ACT). Within this framework Anita tailors creative and solution focussed approaches for individual counselling.  She utilises a range of therapeutic techniques with her clients and draws from a wide range of modalities including Mindfulness; Acceptance and Commitment Therapy; Interpersonal Therapy; Narrative Therapy; Motivational Interviewing; Vocational Counselling, Cognitive Behavioural Therapy (CBT) and more depending on the needs of the client.

Anita is a STAP (Supervisor Training and Accreditation Program) accredited supervisor, recognised by the Psychology Board of Australia.

She has a solid background in working with adult individuals facing life, work, relationship and financial challenges, and those struggling with issues related to depression, anxiety, and stress.  Some of the issues Anita is able to provide support and guidance for include:

  • Anxiety (general anxiety, panic attacks, phobias, social anxiety)
  • Depression (including peri-natal or post-natal depression)
  • Work Life Balance (workplace stress, career change, transitions)
  • Peri-natal and Post-natal depression
  • Grief and Loss
  • PTSD
  • Body image
  • Acceptance & Commitment Therapy (ACT)
  • Eating Disorders
  • Stress
  • Burn out / feeling overwhelmed
  • Career and/or life dissatisfaction
  • (Individual) Relationship Counselling
  • Issues around Sexual and Gender Identity
  • Loss of focus or motivation
  • Career transition – retirement, return to work, career change
  • Return to work from injury or illness
  • Job seeking

Support Staff

Tracey Stevens

Client Relationship Officer

Tracey is the amazing member of our team who you will most likely have first contact with. Her warm, nurturing and supportive nature will ensure you feel comfortable from the moment you arrive. She is very understanding of the uncertainty that sometimes can surround your first visit and is wonderful at providing guidance on the right Psychologist for you. 

daniella yelo

Casual Receptionist

Daniella is warm, approachable, and all about providing exceptional client care. She creates a welcoming presence in our waiting room and will go above and beyond to ensure you are comfortable and well looked after.

Who We Can Help

Psychologists at Mind Potential Psychology have extensive training and experience working with a broad range of presenting concerns. We are likely to have a psychologist on our team who can assist you. Call us to find out more.

Therapeutic Frameworks

Depending on your specific needs and goals, psychologists at Mind Potential Psychology may utilise skills from one of the following evidence-based frameworks:

  • Cognitive behavioural therapy (CBT)
  • Acceptance and commitment therapy (ACT)
  • Mindfulness-based cognitive therapy
  • Cognitive Behavioural Therapy for Insomnia (CBT-i)
  • Meta Cognitive Therapy (MCT)

Who We Can Help

  • Child and Adolescent behaviour and emotional functioning
  • Parenting skills
  • Anxiety Disorders and excessive worry
  • Coping with Stress
  • Depression and Mood Disorders
  • Stress Management
  • Body Image Concerns and Eating Disorders
  • Pain Management
  • Postnatal Anxiety & Depression
  • Trauma
  • Adjusting to change and life transitions
  • Anger
  • Sleep problems