Our Team

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Dr Katharine Hodgkinson

Dr Katharine Hodgkinson
Clinical Psychologist

Katharine has over 18 years experience in client care, research and education. Katharine has a long standing interest in the care of those affected by cancer and research into adjustment post cancer.

Kerry Wagland

Kerry Wagland
Consulting Psychologist

Kerry is a Consulting Psychologist with 20 years of experience working in health services and health related roles, both as a Registered Nurse/Midwife and more recently as a Psychologist. Kerry enjoys working with young adults as well as older adults and families, and has a particular interest in hematological malignancies and supporting carers.

Lara Keogh

Lara Keogh
Senior Clinical Psychologist

Lara balances a warm, compassionate approach with the provision of targeted research-based strategies refined over 15 years of clinical practice. Strategies that may assist with anxiety/worry and low mood, as well as a range of other emotional and health problems (including cancer, heart disease and pain), aiming to enhance emotional wellbeing and healthy lifestyle.

Jessica Medd
Senior Clinical Psychologist

Jessica brings over 18 years experience in psychological interventions to assist with a wide range of emotional and health concerns. Jessica has unique expertise in cancer, urological conditions and sexual difficulties, including the latest psychological and physical techniques to maximise functioning and quality of life.

Emily Dylan

Emily Dylan
Consulting Psychologist

Emily has extensive experience working with clients to develop strategies to deal with a range of complex physical, medical and emotional challenges. Emily has particular expertise in treating anxiety and depressive disorders, as well as assisting with recovery from work-related injury to achieve a meaningful and fulfilling life.

Emily offers psychology services at Frenchs Forest, Crows Nest and at Wellac Lifestyle, Eastgardens/City. Wellac is an innovative, evidence based wellness centre for those that have been affected by cancer, either currently or in the past. Services and support are also available to partners, family members and carers. In addition to Psychology Consults, a range of other wellness services are offered including Dietitian and Nutrition Consults/Meal Plans, Lymphoedema Management and Advice, Oncology Massage, Reflexology and General Cancer Survivorship Medical Advisory Service. For more information please visit: www.wellaclifestyle.com.au.

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Jane Freeman
Dietitian

Jane provides evidence-based nutritional and dietary advice to assist those living with cancer and other health conditions achieve their health goals. Jane brings over 20 years experience as a dietitian, sports nutritionist and chef. Jane has worked in hospitals, leading cancer clinics, and charities, and facilitated nutrition workshops in Australia, London and Singapore. She was awarded a prestigious British Medical Association prize for her book “How To Eat Well When You Have Cancer’.  Jane will work with you to develop a personalised nutrition and meal/snack planner that takes into account your medical needs, treatments and any (re)-shape needs; resources and support are provided to help maintain lasting changes. 

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Jennifer Jones
Clinical Psychologist MAPS

Jennifer has been registered as a Clinical Psychologist for over 20 years working in both public and private health care settings. Jennifer has extensive experience helping children, young adults and families manage a range of concerns including depression, anxiety, and adjustment to illness and life change.

Rhondda 2015Rhondda Rytmeister
Clinical Psychologist

Rhondda brings over 25 years clinical and research experience to her practice, working extensively with adults and families to manage serious illness. She has unique skills in paediatric oncology, supporting parents, families, young adults, siblings and children manage a cancer diagnosis and possible longer term sequel.

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karen osbornKaren Osborn
Practice Manager

Karen, our Practice Manager, has been supporting our practice since 2012 and will answer your telephone enquiries, help you to manage your appointments with our team and provide information to assist with booking and billing. Karen oversees the smooth running of your care and is supported by the reception staff at our various locations.

Karen is currently available three days a week (typically Monday, Wednesday and Thursday).

Please be assured that we will endeavour to return your call or respond to your enquiry as soon as possible within reception hours.