Meet Our Team

Our psychologists and dietitians all have postgraduate training in clinical psychology or nutrition and dietetics. Our clinicians are committed to staying up to date with the latest research regarding effective treatment methods for various physical and mental health conditions. We believe that every person has a right to be heard, understood and respected and will work in partnership with you to achieve your health goals and improve your overall wellbeing.

Each of our clinicians has a genuine interest in understanding and assisting with your difficulties and will help you to feel comfortable to share your concerns at your own pace. Our psychologists and dietitians are also passionate about ensuring that psychological skills and nutrition principles can be made easily accessible to the wider community.

Interested to know more about the practice? Read Our Story to learn more about our background. You can also read more about Our Philosophy of care, Our Approach to treatment, and Our Mission & Vision.

For more information about each of our team members please see below (click on their name or picture to read more).

Dr Amy Talbot

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Amy is the director and founder of Dr Amy Talbot & Associates. She has a warm, friendly and approachable manner and works creatively and collaboratively with children, adolescents, adults and families to provide evidence-based treatment that is tailored to meet the specific needs of each patient. Amy has trained and worked in a variety of inpatient and outpatient settings and is experienced in providing treatment for a wide range of psychological and emotional problems. She has a special interest in anxiety disorders, eating disorders, tic disorders and obsessive compulsive disorders including trichotillomania.

Ali Stevens

Ali is a genuine, passionate and respectful psychologist who strives to empower patients to overcome any challenges or barriers they encounter as they undergo their journey towards a full and rewarding life. Ali has experience working in inpatient and outpatient hospital settings, in government agencies, and in community settings. She has a strong interest in mental health across the ages having trained in both child & adolescent and older adult services and has a particular interest in eating disorders, personality disorders, anxiety and mood disorders, neurodevelopmental disorders, and parenting support.

Jacqui Kemmis-Riggs

Jacqui is a compassionate, non-judgemental and caring psychologist committed to providing client-centred care within a safe environment. Jacqui works with clients of all ages to overcome a range of difficulties that can affect wellbeing at home, work and school. Using approaches supported by high quality evidence, she works collaboratively with clients to enhance their strengths and help support them to achieve their goals. She is passionate about perinatal mental health, parenting, early intervention and improving the quality of family relationships to create positive change in behaviour, mood and overall wellbeing.

Alice Hone

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Alice is an engaging, enthusiastic and approachable psychologist who strongly believes that all individuals deserve to live a happy and meaningful life. Alice has worked with adults, adolescents and children across multiple settings and has a particular interest in working with young people and their families. She has experience assisting patients with a range of difficulties including depression, anxiety, self-esteem, and learning and behavioural difficulties. Alice has a special interest in emotion regulation and believes that identifying and acknowledging emotions is pivotal for positive psychological change.

Brodie Earl

Brodie is an understanding, genuine and dedicated psychologist who is committed to working collaboratively and holistically with clients of all ages to help them live a more meaningful and valued life. She has experience supporting patients to manage a wide range of difficulties such as depression, bipolar disorder, anxiety, personality disorders, suicidal thoughts, and behavioural difficulties. Brodie enjoys supporting older adults to adjust to the difficult changes faced in older age and supporting individuals who have difficulty managing strong emotions to regulate their emotions more effectively and improve their relationships.

Deborah Etienne-Ward

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Debbie is a friendly psychologist with a respectful and non-judgemental attitude who focusses on the inherent strengths that her patients possess and utilises these to assist them to achieve their goals. Debbie has trained with the Central Coast Eating Disorders Service and is highly experienced in providing early intervention services for children with emotional, intellectual and behavioural difficulties. She enjoys working with children, adolescents and young adults and has a strong interest in feeding and eating disorders, gender dysphoria, ASD and attentional and behavioural difficulties.

Tiffany Allen

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Tiffany is a psychologist who passionately believes in the unique value of each individual. She  believes that you are never too young or too old to benefit from working together with a psychologist and is experienced working with patients of all ages from preschoolers to older adults. Tiffany has worked in a variety of clinical settings including community mental health services, oncology services and academic support units, and has a special interest in anxiety disorders, mood disorders, emotion regulation difficulties, behavior problems, academic or learning difficulties, chronic and life-limiting illnesses, and grief.

Kelsey Loudon

Kelsey is an Accredited Practising Dietitian who is passionate about assisting her clients to identify and achieve tailored and balanced nutritional goals. Kelsey’s training in a wide range of clinical areas allows her to understand the differing challenges and specific nutritional needs of those with varying concerns including weight management, diabetes, and malnutrition. With a special interest in the area of eating disorders, her focus is to help her clients achieve a healthy relationship with food, and provide them with the knowledge and skills to make sustainable dietary changes for long-lasting health.

 

Meet Our Team

Our psychologists and dietitians all have postgraduate training in clinical psychology or nutrition and dietetics. Our clinicians are committed to staying up to date with the latest research regarding effective treatment methods for various physical and mental health conditions. We believe that every person has a right to be heard, understood and respected and will work in partnership with you to achieve your health goals and improve your overall wellbeing.

Each of our clinicians has a genuine interest in understanding and assisting with your difficulties and will help you to feel comfortable to share your concerns at your own pace. Our psychologists and dietitians are also passionate about ensuring that psychological skills and nutrition principles can be made easily accessible to the wider community.

Interested to know more about the practice? Read Our Story to learn more about our background. You can also read more about Our Philosophy of care, Our Approach to treatment, and Our Mission & Vision.

For more information about each of our team members please see below (click on their name or picture to read more).

Dr Amy Talbot

Amy Talbot Headshot Resized
Amy is the director and founder of Dr Amy Talbot & Associates. She has a warm, friendly and approachable manner and works creatively and collaboratively with children, adolescents, adults and families to provide evidence-based treatment that is tailored to meet the specific needs of each patient. Amy has trained and worked in a variety of inpatient and outpatient settings and is experienced in providing treatment for a wide range of psychological and emotional problems. She has a special interest in anxiety disorders, eating disorders, tic disorders and obsessive compulsive disorders including trichotillomania.

Ali Stevens

Ali is a genuine, passionate and respectful psychologist who strives to empower patients to overcome any challenges or barriers they encounter as they undergo their journey towards a full and rewarding life. Ali has experience working in inpatient and outpatient hospital settings, in government agencies, and in community settings. She has a strong interest in mental health across the ages having trained in both child & adolescent and older adult services and has a particular interest in eating disorders, personality disorders, anxiety and mood disorders, neurodevelopmental disorders, and parenting support.

Jacqui Kemmis-Riggs

Jacqui is a compassionate, non-judgemental and caring psychologist committed to providing client-centred care within a safe environment. Jacqui works with clients of all ages to overcome a range of difficulties that can affect wellbeing at home, work and school. Using approaches supported by high quality evidence, she works collaboratively with clients to enhance their strengths and help support them to achieve their goals. She is passionate about perinatal mental health, parenting, early intervention and improving the quality of family relationships to create positive change in behaviour, mood and overall wellbeing.

Alice Hone

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Alice is an engaging, enthusiastic and approachable psychologist who strongly believes that all individuals deserve to live a happy and meaningful life. Alice has worked with adults, adolescents and children across multiple settings and has a particular interest in working with young people and their families. She has experience assisting patients with a range of difficulties including depression, anxiety, self-esteem, and learning and behavioural difficulties. Alice has a special interest in emotion regulation and believes that identifying and acknowledging emotions is pivotal for positive psychological change.

Brodie Earl

Brodie is an understanding, genuine and dedicated psychologist who is committed to working collaboratively and holistically with clients of all ages to help them live a more meaningful and valued life. She has experience supporting patients to manage a wide range of difficulties such as depression, bipolar disorder, anxiety, personality disorders, suicidal thoughts, and behavioural difficulties. Brodie enjoys supporting older adults to adjust to the difficult changes faced in older age and supporting individuals who have difficulty managing strong emotions to regulate their emotions more effectively and improve their relationships.

Deborah Etienne-Ward

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Debbie is a friendly psychologist with a respectful and non-judgemental attitude who focusses on the inherent strengths that her patients possess and utilises these to assist them to achieve their goals. Debbie has trained with the Central Coast Eating Disorders Service and is highly experienced in providing early intervention services for children with emotional, intellectual and behavioural difficulties. She enjoys working with children, adolescents and young adults and has a strong interest in feeding and eating disorders, gender dysphoria, ASD and attentional and behavioural difficulties.

Tiffany Allen

Tiffany Allen Headshot Cropped
Tiffany is a psychologist who passionately believes in the unique value of each individual. She  believes that you are never too young or too old to benefit from working together with a psychologist and is experienced working with patients of all ages from preschoolers to older adults. Tiffany has worked in a variety of clinical settings including community mental health services, oncology services and academic support units, and has a special interest in anxiety disorders, mood disorders, emotion regulation difficulties, behavior problems, academic or learning difficulties, chronic and life-limiting illnesses, and grief.

Kelsey Loudon

Kelsey is an Accredited Practising Dietitian who is passionate about assisting her clients to identify and achieve tailored and balanced nutritional goals. Kelsey’s training in a wide range of clinical areas allows her to understand the differing challenges and specific nutritional needs of those with varying concerns including weight management, diabetes, and malnutrition. With a special interest in the area of eating disorders, her focus is to help her clients achieve a healthy relationship with food, and provide them with the knowledge and skills to make sustainable dietary changes for long-lasting health.