Telley Psychology was established to provide affordable, evidence based psychological intervention, and now provides services to the communities in Olinda. Telley Psychology prides itself on being a small service where patients are a human being, not just a referral. We take a holistic approach, and understand that many factors, including financial stress, interpersonal conflict, and substance use can all impact on your mental health.
Andrew is a Clinical Psychologist with a background in human resources management. He currently shares his time between private practice and public mental health. Andrew has previous experience in counselling and medical rehabilitation settings.
Andrew works primarily from a cognitive framework, which applies the fundamental factors of how we think to inform treatment for a broad range of personal and psychological difficulties. He has a particular interest in anxiety, personality disorders, post-traumatic stress disorder, complex trauma, and works with adult survivors of childhood sexual abuse.
Andrew is highly empathic and committed to understanding every patient’s unique story. He designs specific intervention strategies tailored to the individual, informed by evidence-based assessment and the latest clinical research. He works collaboratively with patients to implement change, constantly updating and adjusting his formulation to better inform treatment.
Andrew is also an accredited Clinical Supervisor and is available to provide supervision for the Clinical Registrar Program. A list of his research publications can be found here.
Camila is a Registered Psychologist and member of the Australian Psychological Society (APS). Camila recently completed her Master of Psychology (Clinical) and is preparing to commence her two year clinical registrar period. She has experience working with adolescents and adults experiencing common psychological difficulties such as life stressors, self-esteem difficulties, anxiety, depression, adjustment difficulties, social and emotional difficulties, and grief and loss.
Camila is an LGBTQI+ ally and is fluent in both Spanish and English. Camila is trained primarily in Cognitive Behaviour Therapy (CBT), and has also been trained to use Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT) principles. Camila likes to incorporate Mindfulness techniques and assist clients in building awareness and self-compassion, as determined by the unique presentation of each client.
Camila understands that therapy can sometimes be an overwhelming experience for some clients. She uses evidence-based psychological interventions and takes a person-centred approach to ensure that her clients feel safe, comfortable, and understood throughout the therapeutic process. Camila is interested in helping people build confidence in their own abilities and work in a collaborative manner in order to achieve this.
Nele Van De Keere is a registered psychologist with a Masters in Clinical Psychology. She offers a flexible therapeutic approach tailored to the individual. She creates a safe space where stories, feelings, thoughts and behaviours can unravel comfortably, allowing greater insight and clarity.
Nele has experience working with a broad spectrum of mental health challenges including stress, anxiety, depression, high sensitivity, exhaustion, poor sleep, grief and loss, life transitions, developmental differences, relationship difficulties, self-esteem and self-acceptance, life purpose and direction. She understands that self-inquiry is necessary for informed decision-making and personal growth and knows that individuals often find their own answers if they learn to listen carefully and with kindness. Nele can facilitate this experience and make suggestions where appropriate.
She is extensively trained in Mindfulness-based therapies, and her own meditation practice helps her maintain a kind and non-judgemental presence. She draws upon best practise therapeutic approaches including Mindfulness Based Cognitive Therapy (MBCT), Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT), Cognitive Behavioural Therapy (CBT), Systems therapy, Creative (Music) Therapy and Psychodynamic therapy.
Nele has experience with individuals and groups ranging across the lifespan. She has worked in several schools, in adult psychiatry, community health settings, private practice and research. She offers sessions in English and Dutch, and is currently having availability on Tuesday, Wednesday afternoon, and Friday.