Psychology

Assessment, intervention and counselling.

Psychology

Meet Our Psychologists

Tracey Morris

Tracey has been a registered Psychologist in Australia for over 18 years. She offers general counselling, autism assessments, early intervention for autism (HCWA and NDIS provider), educational assessments, and group work.  Tracey’s areas of expertise include Autism Spectrum Disorders, early intervention, behavioural difficulties, anxiety, depression, anger, sleep, trauma and a range of other areas. She is trained in CBT (cognitive behavioural therapy), autism early intervention, mindfulness, behavioural interventions, social thinking, DIR floortime and group programs.

Tracey is a board-approved supervisor for Psychologists. She also has an interest in assessments for autism, IQ testing (cognitive assessments), school readiness, academic assessments, ADHD, ODD and conduct disorder.  She has a great deal of experience in food intervention and specialises in fussy feeders and problem eaters.

On the weekend, Tracey loves baking cookies with her three daughters and playing with her puppy.

Ellen Muscat

Ellen is a provisional psychologist with a Masters of Professional Psychology who has experience working with children, adolescents, and young adults. She works in the areas of Autism Spectrum Disorders, ADHD, emotional regulation, anger, anxiety, depression, behavioural difficulties, and learning difficulties. Ellen tailors her intervention based on her client’s needs and has experience in Cognitive Behavioural Therapy, Acceptance and Commitment Therapy, Mindfulness, Social Skills Therapy and Play-Based Therapy. She also has experience with cognitive assessments, academic achievement tests, and ADHD assessments for children and adolescents. Ellen strives to work empathetically and holistically with the individual, their family, other practitioners, and educators to create personal wellbeing and academic goals.

Ellen works from Tuesday to Friday, and fortnightly on Saturday, at Essendon North.

Georgina Draxler

Georgina is a provisionally registered Psychologist who works with individuals from early childhood to young adulthood. Georgina specialises in providing Psychological intervention to individuals with Autism Spectrum Disorder, ADHD, ODD, OCD, anxiety, depression, behaviour difficulties, emotional regulation difficulties, trauma and sleep disturbances. Georgina tailors her intervention based on her clients needs with her main intervention style being Cognitive Behaviour Therapy, Mindfulness and Play Therapy. She is able to complete Cognitive Assessments and ADHD assessments.

Georgina works Tuesday to Saturday at our Essendon location and in 2022 will be based at our Ascot Vale location.

Alyssa Cvetkovski

Alyssa is a provisionally registered Psychologist working with children and adolescents from preschool to adulthood. She works in the areas of Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD), ADHD, anxiety, anger, depression, learning difficulties, behavioural difficulties and building emotional regulation. Alyssa is able to complete cognitive assessments for children of all ages. Alyssa has a strong interest in neuro affirmative practice and understanding the unique attributes of autistic girls and women. She strives to create an environment that is emotionally safe and respectful of young people’s needs, using a warm, playful and empathetic approach when working with children and the important people in their life.

In her spare time, Alyssa enjoys crocheting, watching documentaries and spending time with her two cats, Percy and Olive. Alyssa works on Mondays, Wednesdays, Thursdays and Saturdays.

Madeleine Magetti

Madeleine is a provisionally registered Psychologist and a graduate of Monash University. She works with individuals across the lifespan and their families and values creating an inclusive, friendly and safe environment. Madeleine provides support and intervention in areas including, but not limited to, Autism Spectrum Disorder, ADHD, emotional regulation difficulties, mood disorders, adjustment and behavioural difficulties. Madeleine is passionate about respecting and embracing individual differences and draws from a range of intervention strategies to help clients achieve their goals. 

Abbey Rietschel

Abbey is a provisional Psychologist with a Master of Professional Psychology who enjoys assisting children, adolescents and young adults to reach their goals. She works in areas of Autism Spectrum Disorders, ADHD, anger, learning difficulties, emotional regulation, anxiety, depression and behaviour difficulties. Abbey values supportive and holistic intervention strategies that recognise every individual’s unique strengths and challenges.

In her spare time, she enjoys exploring Melbourne’s many cafes and restaurants. Abbey works Monday to Saturday at our Ascot Vale location.

Kelcey O’Brien

Kelcey is a provisionally registered Psychologist with a Masters in Applied Neuroscience from King’s College London. She works with individuals from early childhood to young adulthood. She works in the areas of Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD), Attention Deficit Hyperactive Disorder (ADHD), separation anxiety, generalised anxiety, social anxiety, panic disorder, depression, trauma, and emotional dysregulation.

Kelcey has experience in Cognitive Behavioural Therapy, Social Skills Therapy and Play-Based Therapy. She customises her interventions based on the requirements of her clients. Kelcey works Monday to Thursday.

Ayah (Aminah) Haddara

Ayah is a provisionally registered psychologist with a Master of Professional Psychology who has experience working with children, adolescents, and young adults. She works in the areas of Autism Spectrum Disorders, ADHD, emotion regulation, anger, anxiety, depression, behavioural difficulties and learning difficulties. She has experience in Cognitive Behavioural Therapy, Acceptance and Commitment Therapy, Mindfulness, Social Skills Therapy and Play-Based Therapy.

Ayah has experience conducting cognitive assessments, academic achievement tests and ADHD assessments for children and adolescents. She values a holistic approach that tailors her interventions to suit the needs and goals of the individual and their family.

Ayah works from Monday to Friday and is based between the Ascot Vale and Essendon North clinics.