MEET THE TEAM
Flourish Psychology was established from a desire to provide professional, gold standard psychological services to the Sunshine Coast community in a positive and authentic environment. As a team, we are dedicated to building strong, supportive relationships with our clients and providing evidence-based treatments to enhance wellbeing.
Dr Gabriel Roux is an experienced practitioner, and Director at Flourish Psychology. He is dedicated to helping his clients overcome challenges, improve relationships and enhance overall wellbeing. He is skilled in working across a diverse range of difficulties, including anxiety, stress, and depression, and has an interest in seeing individuals and teams improve performance, and achieve their best.
Dr Gemma Roux Gemma is an experienced clinician, and Director at Flourish Psychology. She works across a diverse range of disorders, and has a special interest in postnatal adjustment, identity, stress and anxiety. Gemma is passionate about helping people connect with purpose and overcome barriers to reaching their potential. She is an accomplished writer and key-note speaker, using her skills across both television and written media.
Melanie Webley has extensive clinical and early intervention experience. She works
collaboratively with parents and children to strengthen families, improve routines and treat difficulties related to developmental delay, and life transitions. Melanie has a special interest in anxiety disorders, and is committed to helping clients of all ages achieve positive and lasting changes in their overall wellbeing.
Andrew Gatus has a passion for working with both children and adults, and has experience treating symptoms of stress, anxiety and depression, along with trauma, social skills difficulties, substance use, and anger management. He has a relaxed and flexible approach, and a keen interest in the relationship between physical health and emotional wellbeing.
Mariana Cabral is experienced in treating a range of psychological difficulties including low self-esteem, anxiety, depression, grief, relationship issues and substance use. Mariana is passionate about helping others improve their personal awareness and emotional health. She has an empathetic and warm nature, and creates a welcoming and nurturing environment to assist clients to reach their wellbeing goals.
Amy Schultz enjoys working across all age groups, treating depression and anxiety disorders, symptoms of stress, adjustment difficulties, grief and loss. Her warm, understanding, and non-judgemental approach enables her to establish strong therapeutic relationships with her clients. Amy also draws on her years of experience in public relations and as a music teacher, to understand and adapt learning experiences to match the individual needs of each of her clients.
Graham Kell is an experienced clinical psychologist who enjoys helping children, adults, and couples navigate a wide range of mental health and relationship challenges. He has a passion for seeing people break through long-standing unhelpful patterns of thinking and relating. Graham’s compassionate approach, combined with his evidence-based expertise, promotes recovery and helps clients reconnect to what matters most to them. He is also an accomplished key-note speaker, televised presenter, and published author in scientific journals.
Karen McCulloch has experience working with stress, mood, anxiety, and adjustment disorders with both adolescents and adults. She also has expertise treating individuals experiencing chronic pain. Karen has a warm, compassionate and friendly therapeutic style, with a focus on working collaboratively with clients to increase self-awareness and work towards their personal treatment goals.
Chloe Lafon enjoys working with adolescents and adults presenting with a range of difficulties. She has experience in treating anxiety, stress, depression, trauma, adjustment difficulties, low self-esteem, grief and loss. Drawing from a range of evidence-based treatments Chloe aims to provide individualised and collaborative strategies to each person she works with. Chloe strives to create a warm and relaxed therapeutic relationship with an emphasis on compassion and a non-judgemental approach. She is passionate about helping individuals meet their goals and make long-term changes to promote overall wellbeing.
Dr Jacinta Thomson is a kind, friendly, and engaging clinical psychologist who is experienced in helping people navigate complex emotional and physical health challenges. Jacinta is passionate about supporting people with anxiety and depression, acute and chronic illnesses, and has particular expertise in the areas of cancer and disordered eating. She enjoys helping adolescents and adults work through difficult life transitions, including those related to study or work, becoming a parent, disruptions to important relationships, and coping with grief and loss.
Kyla Reid enjoys working with adults across a range of difficulties including Post-traumatic Stress Disorder, complex trauma, depression, anxiety, low self-esteem, assertiveness difficulties, emotion regulation difficulties, relationship difficulties, adjustment issues and stress. Kyla uses and draws from a variety of therapeutic modalities to ensure an individualised and tailored approach to treatment. She is a warm therapist who aims to provide a supportive and relaxed environment.
Christopher Garoni has a passion for working with people from across the lifespan experiencing a broad variety of difficulties, and prides himself on creating a warm, safe, and trusting environment for clients to share their stories and reach their goals. Chris is experienced in working with adolescents and adults, and is skilled in providing cognitive behavioural, and acceptance-based strategies.
Melanie Parkes is warm, compassionate, and genuine in her approach, tailoring her therapeutic approach to meet her clients’ unique needs. She enjoys working with adults, adolescents and children to navigate various life stages and challenges and draws on evidence-based treatments such as Cognitive-Behavioural Therapy (CBT), Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT) and Dialectical Behaviour Therapy (DBT). She enjoys working with individuals experiencing symptoms of anxiety, depression, chronic health conditions, substance misuse, emotional dysregulation, relationship difficulties, eating disorders, and exploration and affirmation of gender and sexual diversity.
Genevieve Whybird is a warm and compassionate psychologist, who takes a strengths-based approach to therapy and has experience working with adolescents and adults with severe and complex mental health conditions. She enjoys helping adolescents and adults experiencing symptoms of depression, anxiety, stress, trauma, substance misuse, adjustment or role transition difficulties, low self-esteem, and interpersonal challenges. Genevieve has a particular interest in working with young adults with bipolar disorders, young adults who have experienced their first episode of psychosis, or who are at risk of developing psychosis.
Anthony Brace has a warm, friendly, and collaborative approach with clients. He enjoys working with a wide range of difficulties including anxiety, depression, neurodevelopmental disorders, and with individuals who have experienced trauma. Anthony also has a keen interest in performance psychology, bringing a high level of energy to support athletes and other high-functioning individuals, along with organisations, to achieve their goals and potential.
Isabella Damiris enjoys working with children, adolescents, and adults. She has experience in treating anxiety, depression, stress, interpersonal and behavioural challenges, trauma, and adjustment difficulties. Isabella works collaboratively to support her clients to overcome challenges and provides a warm, empathetic, and non-judgmental therapy space. She is passionate about helping individuals re-engage in life and thrive as their most authentic selves.
Jennifer Morrissey is a warm and compassionate psychologist who works with adolescents and adults. She has a particular interest in working with anxiety, stress, mood issues, and eating/body image concerns, and enjoys working with clients who are seeking psychological treatment for the first time. Jennifer takes a collaborative approach to help clients achieve their goals and improve their mental health.
Jalasayi Atkinson-Nolte (Jala) is a compassionate and warm psychologist who takes a values-based approach to facilitate positive change. She is interested in working across the lifespan and has previously practiced in schools, private practice, and public health settings. Jala is passionate about the mind-body-connection and enjoys working with anxiety, depression, trauma, bereavement, chronic pain, and adjustment disorders.
Shannon Zettl enjoys working with people of all ages experiencing symptoms of depression, anxiety, stress, anger, interpersonal challenges and low self-esteem. She has a particular interest in working with adolescents and adults in the management of eating disorders and personality complexities, and is especially passionate about creating a collaborative therapeutic space where clients feel welcomed, comfortable and empowered. Her person-centred approach ensures that each session is tailored to the client while implementing evidence-based interventions to build upon their strengths, values and goals.
Nicole Ehrlich is our Practice Manager and is highly experienced in office management and business administration. She is warm, professional and approachable and believes strongly in the importance of seeking psychological support to overcome challenges and enhance wellbeing. Nicole has been in charge of administration at Flourish Psychology since it was founded.
Sabine Breitkreuz has a passion for working with people and believes strongly in the value of psychological support. She has warm and caring nature, which along with her experience in administration across various settings, makes her a valuable part of the Flourish team.
Liz Barlow has a passion for working with people and brings with her a wealth of administrative and customer service experience from her roles in both the aviation and health sectors. She strives to make every individual feel comfortable and supported from their first contact with Flourish, and is committed to the values of professionalism, warmth and authenticity.
Audrey Bru comes from a family working in the healthcare industry. A French native, she has a friendly and compassionate nature and thrives through human connections. Audrey has great communication and customer service experience working in administration for the last 10 years and will always go the extra mile to ensure you have the best experience at Flourish Psychology.
Kirsten Monaghan has a warm and compassionate nature and a background in administration and health. She is very passionate about the value of psychological support and endeavours to provide a supportive, warm and welcoming environment for all individuals.