Suzanne Bell

Director

Counsellor & RTW Consultant

Bachelor of Behavioural Science (Psychology)

Masters of Human Resource Management

Cert IV Trainnig & Assessment

Services: EAP Counselling, Rehabilitation Management - Pre Injury & New Employer, Suitable Employment Assessments / Vocational Assessments, Career Counselling and Redeployment, Injury Management & HR policy reviews, employee satisfaction surveys, generalist HR Consulting.

Location: Adelaide, regional travel as required.

Suzi has worked within the South Australian vocational rehabilitation industry since 2004, developing a particular expertise on long term claims strategies and the provision of effective vocational counselling, redeployment assistance and associated job search techniques. Suzi has also acquired experience working with organizations to optimise  HR and workforce processes and policy design.

Amber Owen

Senior Psychologist

Director D'Accord

Marion Battista

Principal RTW Consultant

Counsellor

Bachelor Psych (Hons) and Masters in Clinical Psych (MAPS)

Amber was educated in Australia and the United Kingdom, and has worked as a Psychologist in Adelaide, Sydney and London. During her time in the United Kingdom, Amber completed further studies in CBT and was employed by the National Health Service (NHS) Improving Access to Psychological Therapies (IAPT) program and Reading University. Her training and employment has provided a solid foundation for the treatment of a range of psychological issues including anxiety, depression, stress, and relationship and family issues. She has also developed group therapy programs to assist with post natal adjustment, generalised anxiety and social phobia and pain management.

 Amber’s approach draws from Cognitive Behavioural Therapy (CBT), Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT), mindfulness skills, and interventions drawn from best practice evidence-based models for specific issues including interpersonal conflict, post natal adjustment, and post traumatic stress.

Amber has a passion for empowering women to experience calm, joy, and mindfulness throughout their motherhood journey from conception to birth and beyond. Amber has experience working with women having difficulties adjusting to motherhood, and previously ran Postnatal Adjustment groups whilst working for the National Health Service in London. She facilitates Postnatal Wellbeing groups in Adelaide for women experiencing depression, anxiety and adjustment issues. Amber is also a certified HypnoBirthing® Practitioner. She runs HypnoBirthing® (Mongan Method) classes for mums-to-be and their birth companions.

Amber has experience working with children and families from a range of backgrounds and understands the importance of strong attachments and resilience for child wellbeing. She provides group and individual therapy to allow better social integration, emotional literacy, and trauma resolution for children.

Amber provides consulting services to organisations, to improve employee engagement, productivity and satisfaction. In addition, she provides crisis management services following critical incidents and group and individual counselling services following large scale business transfers and redundancies. She also provides a number of training packages to organisations, including Mental Health First Aid training and short workshops on a range of topics including Peer Support and Resilience.

Bachelor of Behavioural Science (Psych & Health)

Post Graduate Diploma in Rehabilitation Studies.

I am a skilled Rehabilitation Consultant with 8 years’ experience with a focus on empowering the client to take ownership of their goals to facilitate a durable return to work. 

I have the ability to understand a client’s interest and use motivational interviewing techniques to assist a client to identify new suitable employment goals and I have developed particular expertise managing job seeking/ transition and redeployment clients. I have extensive experience working with people from a diverse cultural background.  

I am a full member of the Australian Society of Rehabilitation Counsellors (ASORC) and accredited to provide services for SA registered, Self-Insured, Income Protection and COMCARE workers compensation claims.

Marion Battista

Principal RTW Consultant

Counsellor

Deb Faehrmann

Lead WHS Advisor

Lisa Hyde

Clinical Psychologist

Tessa Kong

Clinical Psychologist

Advanced Diploma in Human Resources

Diploma in Occupational Health & Safety

Services: WHS Management System,  Risk Management, Drug and Alcohol Screening, WHS Audits, Incident Investigation, Emergency Planning, Evacuation Diagrams, First Aid Assessments and on site WHS Coordinator Service.

Location: Adelaide, covering all metropolitan areas. Regional travel as required.

Deborah is an approved WHS Consultant with SafeWork SA, is on the SA Branch Committee of the Safety Institute of Australia and holds an Advanced Diploma in Human Resource Management and a Diploma in Occupational Health and Safety.

Deborah’s experience enables her to provide consulting in a wide range of Work Health and Safety disciplines to assist employers in preventing injuries in the workplace.

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Bachelor of Psychology (Honors)

Master of CLinical Psychology (MAPS)

Lisa is a Clinical Psychologist registered with AHPRA. She is focussed on working with her clients to develop practical skills and fresh perspectives on everyday ‘life’ problems. She draws from a range of contemporary modalities in a flexible way, including:

  • Cognitive Behavioural Therapy (CBT)

  • Acceptance and Commitment Therapy

  • Interpersonal Therapy (IPT)

  • Mindfulness

Lisa loves the variety presented in private practice and equally enjoys working with adults and children. Lisa’s approach as a Psychologist is also informed by her experience working in human resources (10 Years in SA Government) and her life experiences as a mother to two delightful young girls!

Lisa’s areas of special interest including:

  • Treating Anxiety and Depression

  • Trauma

  • Illness and Injury Rehabilitation

  • Child Emotional and Behavioural Difficulties (Including Autism Spectrum Disorder)

  • Interpersonal Conflict and Bullying

  • Family and Parenting Issues

Bachelor of Psych (Honors) and Master of Clinical Psychology (MAPS)

 

Tessa is a clinical psychologist registered with AHPRA and is a member of the Australian Psychological Society and  Association for Infant mental Health

 Tessa has amassed vast experience across  both public, private and clinical sectors through her assessment and management of a variety of conditions. Tessa has experience in psychosocial parenting assessments including those required for court order / guardianship proceedings and children’s psychological and emotional  development assessment  Through use of a variety of validated tools including Battelle Developmental Inventory, Child Behaviour Checklist, WISC-V, WPPSI-III and WAIS-IV.

Tessa has undertaken further professional development in the areas of metalising & attachment , narrative therapy training,, child safe training, mindfulness training, trauma focussed CBT (Also applicable for adults and VETS) , borderline personality disorders.  

Tessa has experience in providing therapeutic intervention to adult clients who have  experienced psychiatric disorders, substance misuse issues and relationship problems in addition to provision short term solution focussed counselling  through employee assistance programs, corporate wellness and mental health / stress management training and is experienced in the application of standardised testing for vocational assessments.

Tessa Kong

Clinical Psychologist

Inke Jones

Provisional Psychologist

Counsellor

Grad Dip PSychology

Honors Social Science

Inke completed a Graduate Diploma in Psychology followed by an Honours degree in Social Sciences (Psychology) at Charles Sturt University, graduating in late 2013. She is currently registered with the Psychology Board of Australia as a Provisional Psychologist. Before deciding to take a career change into Psychology, Inke completed her undergraduate studies in Medical Science and Biomedical Engineering in Germany.

 

After moving to Australia and having two children of her own, she developed a strong interest in fostering effective therapeutic skills to help individuals overcome adverse life events, improve relationships, and achieve a personally meaningful and fulfilling life. Inke has worked with children, young people and adults from a range of value systems and cultural backgrounds. Her preferred forms of therapy include Acceptance and Commitment Therapy, Mindfulness and Cognitive Behaviour Therapy.

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