Our Psychologists

Each of our psychologists works with a wide range of issues, some of which are highlighted under their names below. Click on any psychologist's underlined name to learn more about them, and to read in more detail about the range of issues that they work with. We are also happy to talk to you over the phone about which psychologist is likely to be a good fit for you.

Dr Lissa Johnson, Principal
BA, BBsc (Psych Hons), MPsych (Clin), PhD (Psych), MAPS
  • Anxiety
  • Relationships, couples therapy
  • Trauma, childhood trauma
  • Life patterns and transitions
  • Meaning, purpose and self worth

Connie Terzis
BA Psych (Hons), MPsych (Clin), MAPS
  • Anxiety & anxiety disorders
  • Relationships
  • Long-term patterns
  • Depression & mood disorders
  • Stress, coping, sleep difficulties

Carla Sarkis
B.Ec (Soc.Sc.) Hons.(Psych), M.Psych (Org), M.Psych (Clin), MAPS
  • Mood & Anxiety Disorders
  • Self esteem, self dissatisfaction
  • Trauma & childhood trauma
  • Relationship issues, couples
  • Stress, grief, unhelpful coping patterns

Emily Phillips
BA (Hons), MPsych (Clin), MACPA
  • Adjustment to illness
  • Grief & bereavement
  • Depression
  • Anxety & Anxiety Disorders
  • Relationships, couples therapy

Dr Paul Pusey
BSc (Psych Hons), MPsych (Forensic), DPsych, Clin
  • Mood & Anxiety Disorders
  • Substance abuse & addiction
  • Sexual difficulties
  • Life patterns & relationships
  • Forensic assessment & treatment

Georgina Squillace
BA Psych (Hons), MPsych (App), Assoc. MAPS
  • Relationships & couple therapy
  • Family therapy & parenting
  • Anxiety & anxiety disorders
  • Depression, trauma
  • Self worth, life passages, grief

Dr Oscar Modesto
BA Psych, MPsych, PhD (Psych), MAPS
  • Couple therapy & family therapy
  • Relationship issues
  • Gay identity
  • Grief and loss
  • Existential issues and self-worth

Dr Michael Player
BPsych (Hons), MPsych (Clin), PhD (Psych), MAPS
  • Depression, anxiety & stress
  • Relationships, couples therapy
  • Men's mental health
  • Trauma, grief
  • Mindfulness, wellbeing

Dr Matt Casey
B.A., M.A.(Public Health), PhD(Clin Psych), MAPS
  • Anxiety Disorders
  • Depression and Mood Disorders
  • Stress, coping & adjustment
  • Self worth, complex difficulties
  • Trauma, grief

  Dr Emma Welch
MSc (Hons, Psych), DPsych (Clin)
  • Depression & Mood Disorders
  • Anxiety & stress
  • Relationships
  • Trauma & childhood trauma
  • Self esteem, life dissatisfaction

Laura Alfred
MA Sociology, BA Psych (Hons), MPsych (Clin), MAPS
  • Depression and Anxiety
  • Complex problems
  • Relationships, couples therapy
  • Parenting & perinatal issues
  • Workplace issues

Chrisi Lambos
BPsych (Hons), MPsych (Clin), MAPS
  • Depression, self esteem
  • Gambling & addictions
  • Anxety & Anxiety Disorders
  • Parenting, family therapy
  • Relationships, couples therapy

Linda Stevens
BA (Hons, Psych), MPsych (Clin), MAPS
  • Relationships, couples therapy
  • Anger & conflict management
  • Grief, infertility, parenting
  • Anxiety & Anxiety Disorders
  • Depression & self esteem

Fiona MacGregor
Bpsych (Hons), MPsych (Clin), MAPS
  • Grief, addictions
  • Hypnosis
  • Anxiety & Anxiety Disorders
  • Relationships, parenting
  • Depression, self esteem

Dr Jennifer Bestel
BA (Psych), MPsych (Clin), PhD (Psych, Clin), MAPS
  • Relationships, couples therapy
  • Anxiety, stress
  • Trauma, complex difficulties
  • Addictions, sexual issues
  • Grief, Self worth

Dr Deepa Patel
BA (Psych Hons), MPsych (Clin), PhD (Psych), MAPS
  • Coaching, executive coaching
  • High achieving, perfectionism, procrastination
  • Work stress, goals, interpersonal skills
  • Anxiety, panic attacks
  • Life patterns, personal growth

Dr Nasreen Yasin
B.A.Psych (Hons), M.A. (Applied Psych), PGDip (Rehab Psych), Grad Dip (Couple & Family Counselling), MPsych (Clin), PhD (Psych), MAPS
  • Depression & Mood Disorders
  • Relationships & couples therapy
  • Anxiety Disorders
  • LGBT issues
  • Migration & resettlement

Phone: Sydney (02) 9331 0756
e-mail: enquiries@lissajohnson.com.au
Address: Suites 517 & 1014, 185 Elizabeth St Sydney