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Our Practitioner Team

Dr Alana Roy

Ph. D Psychology, B. A Social Work (MHSW)

Practice Manager

Dr Alana Roy is a psychologist, social worker and therapist and has spent the last 13 years working in mental health, suicide prevention, trauma, sexual abuse and family violence and the disability sector. She is dedicated to psychedelic assisted psychotherapy and plant medicines. She has engaged with, and provides integration therapeutic support services for communities across Australia. Alana works at several universities as a Research Fellow and supervisor of students on placement. Alana passionately advocates for public policy, community education and legislative changes so that these treatments are regulated and supported by a strong, connected and skilled sector.
Alana utilizes a range of therapies such as emotion focused therapy, Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing (EMDR), cognitive-behavioural therapy, neuro linguistic programming, acceptance and commitment therapy and mindfulness and meditation approaches.
In Alana’s spare time she is kept busy by her young sons, her love of travelling the world, and connecting with the diverse and creative medicine community.

Services

Individual supervision $160 an hour with Dr Alana Roy (Psych, MHSW, PhD) phone, zoom or in St Kilda Melbourne Clinic. Email to book: alana@mindmedicineaustralia.org

Bulk billing for concession card holders, students and people significantly impacted by COVID-19, $75 GAP fee with a mental health care plan from your GP, NDIS and private health insurance.

Cancellation policy: less than 48 hours $50 fee applies. Fee waved if you rebook within 7 days.

Renee Harvey

Manager of Psychedelic Therapy Training Program

Renee has had a long career as a Consultant Clinical Psychologist in the NHS in the UK. More recently she was an Honorary Research Fellow at Imperial College London in the study of psilocybin for treatment resistant depression. She has been responsible for leading in service development for people with complex emotional needs across Sussex (UK), establishing three specialist services, including staff appointments, training and supervision, and in clinical delivery in these services. She established various training courses and treatment programmes during this time, and regularly delivered lectures and courses at various levels. Renee specialised in training clinicians in skills for working with individuals with complex needs across the UK as well as internationally, including Europe, and Japan.  Renee was also a key member of developing psychedelic interest groups in Brighton, and in establishing and running a psychedelic Integration Circle in Brighton UK.

Dr Bianca Rojas Cruz

B.Psych (Hons) Ph.D MAAPi

Bianca is a psychologist with experience in both the public and private sectors working with a variety of mental health concerns including complex post-traumatic stress disorder, substance misuse and personality disorders. Bianca has a particular interest in working with complex trauma, dissociative disorders, addictions and Borderline Personality Disorder.

Bianca uses a variety of evidence-based interventions including Dialectical Behavioural-informed Therapy, Eye Movement Desensitisation and Reprocessing (EMDR) Therapy and Schema Focused Therapy. Bianca enjoys working together with clients to reduce their vulnerabilities to painful emotions, increase their skills to be able to regulate their own emotions, process and heal from their trauma and improve skills for communicating effectively with others.

Bianca has completed postgraduate studies, undertaking her PhD research with Indigenous communities in Australia and Mexico, where she developed an interest in plant medicine. In her spare time, Bianca enjoys salsa dancing, rock climbing and having cuddles with her cat.

Services

Fees: $185 with a rebate of $86.15. 24 hours notice required for cancellation or full fee applies to cancellations with less that 24 hours notice/no show

Tarryn Ellison

Tarryn is a registered psychologist and a Clinical Psychology Student. She has experience in providing clinical services for a broad range of issues, both personal and workplace related. As a clinician, she takes an individualised approach to therapy, working collaboratively with clients.

She draws upon a range of therapeutic modalities that work to create integration of body, mind and spirit. Her holistic approach takes into consideration the broader system that clients are embedded within, whilst recognising the interplay between historical and present-day contexts.

Tarryn believes that the fruit of this work is born from a supportive and collaborative therapeutic relationship, and that often this process is about finding an internal source of truth that can anchor each individual into their own unique expression in the world.

Tarryn finds great fulfillment in the work, and is humbled in the journey of walking along side clients. In working with Tarryn you can expect to sit with an open minded, curious individual with a warm and encouraging demeanour.

Services

Fees: $165 per session with a rebate of $86.15 under a medicare referral.

If cancellation occurs in under 24 hours of the session, a $50 fee is incurred. 

Currently offering bulk billing sessions for those who are financially impacted by COVID.-19 

Clinton McCulloch

B.A. Grad.Dip.Psych. B.Psych.Sci.(Hons). M.Clin.Psych. M.Res.(Psych). MAPS.

Clinton is a Clinical Psychologist who works in private practice in Canberra. He has been supporting people in their growth and healing for over 10 years, and has particular experience working with emotional difficulties such as trauma, anxiety, and mind-body health. His current research interests are in mindfulness and Indigenous healing practices, including the use and integration of transpersonal and non-ordinary states of consciousness.

His therapeutic approach to working with people is founded on holism, collaboration, and curiosity, drawing upon a range of modalities including Mindfulness-based therapies, Schema Therapy, Acceptance and Commitment Therapy, and Trauma-Informed Therapies. He is also a 3-year Graduate of the Hakomi method, a mindfulness-centred somatic psychotherapy.

His intention for therapy is to create a warm, non-judgmental, and mindful space to support growth and healing. Clinton is also an avid reader of Eastern philosophy and enjoys hiking in nature.

Services

  • Psychological Therapy 50min Session: Fee = $215.00, Rebate $128.40, (Gap $86.60)
  • COVID-19 Psychological Therapy (Telehealth) 50min Session: Fee = $215.00, Rebate $128.40, (Gap $86.60)
  • Psychological Therapy 30-50min Session: Fee = $174.00, Rebate $87.45 (Gap $86.55)
  • Also offer bulk billing for concession card holders, students and people impacted by COVID-19.
  • COVID-19 Psychological Therapy (Telehealth) 30-50min Session: Fee = $174.00, Rebate $87.45 (Gap $86.55)
  • 24 hours notice required for cancellation or full fee applies to cancellations with less that 24 hours notice/no show

Robbie Moore

Cert. Gestalt Therapy., BCHC Bach. Counselling

Robbie has over 15 years of experience as a psychotherapist and has extensive experience supporting the integration of plant medicine and psychedelic experiences. Robbie helps people to make sense of and act upon the insights offered through psychedelic experiences to enable deep learning, healing and growth in life. Robbie holds a 4th degree blackbelt in Karate and spends much of his spare time playing the guitar and writing his own music.

Services

  • Cancellation policy less than 24 hour notice full fee payable unless rebooked and attend within 7 days of cancellation

Dr Jamie Rickcord

MBBS BSc (Hons) FRACGP

Dr Jamie has practised medicine since graduating from Imperial College, London in 2006 and for the last 8 years has worked as a GP in the Northern Rivers of NSW. He is the founder of Ananda Clinics in Byron Bay – one of Australia’s first to be dedicated to plant medicine. Jamie is an experienced prescriber of medicinal cannabis and is studying a masters in trauma informed psychotherapy. He is totally committed to the birth of a new paradigm in mainstream society where plant medicines are accepted as the remarkable gifts from nature that they are.

His interests are in healing trauma, the expansion of human potential. In his spare time Jamie surfs, plays his guitars and spends the rest of his time with his 3 year old son.

Services

  • Medicinal Cannabis consultation (no rebate)
  • Mental Health Care Plans & Mental Health Consults. $150
  • Time of consult varies. Rebates apply. Some services are bulk billed for concession card holders
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