meetyourteam

Compassionate, experienced therapists
to help you on your way

Treat Yourself Well is our goal
as well as our name

Treat Yourself Well Sydney is known for providing the community with high quality care in a beautiful setting. Since 2005 we have developed a niche reputation in non-diet approaches to eating disorders, body image, and weight concern as well as offering high quality psychological treatment for a wide range of general issues including depression, anxiety, stress and interpersonal issues.

Tanya Franic

Areas of Interest

  • Complex trauma

  • Positive body image

  • Positive parenting

  • Neurodevelopment

  • Attachment 

  • Complex needs
     

Treatment Approaches

  • DBT

  • RO-DBT

  • CBT

  • ACT

  • Mindfulness

Qualifications

University of Newcastle

Masters in Applied Psychology

Macquarie University

Postgraduate Diploma in Psychology

Bachelor of Arts (Psychology)

Professional Memberships

Fully registered Psychologist with AHPRA 

Registered AHPRA Supervisor

Member of the Australian Psychological Society

Member of the Australian & New Zealand Academy of Eating Disorders

Favourite Quote

“It does not matter how slowly you go as long as you do not stop.” Confucius.

Favourite Far Side Cartoon

Stop and Eat the Roses

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Louise Adams

Areas of Interest

  • Binge Eating

  • Bulimia

  • Over-eating and emotional eating

  • Body Image

  • Anxiety and stress

  • Post natal depression

  • Trauma
     

Treatment Approaches

  • CBT

  • ACT

  • Mindfulness

Qualifications

University of NSW

Master of Psychology (Clinical)

Charles Sturt University - Mitchell

Bachelor Social Science (Psychology) (Hons)

Bachelor Social Science (Psychology)

Professional Memberships

Fully registered Psychologist with the Psychology Board of Australia.

Member of the Australian Psychological Society.

Member of the Clinical College of the Australian Psychological Society

Member of the Association for Size Diversity & Health (ASDAH)

 

Dr Julie Malone

Areas of Interest

  • Binge Eating

  • Body image concerns

  • Body dismorphic disorder

  • Anxiety, panic, phobias

  • Depression

  • Problematic Eating

  • Weight neutral approach to health

  • Adjustment to signiticant life events

  • Preparation for and recovery from cosmetic surgery or dermatological procedures

  • Gambling, alcohol and other drug addictions

  • Motivation

  • Communication skills
     

Treatment Approaches

  • HAES framework

  • Weight neutral paradigm

Qualifications

University of New England

Doctorate in Clinical Psychology

Bachelor of Psychology, Honours

Professional Memberships

Fully registered Psychologist with the Psychology Board of Australia.

Member of the Australian Psychological Society

Member of the Clinical College of the Australian Psychological Society

Member of the Australian & New Zealand Academy of Eating Disorders

Member of the Association for Size Diversity and Health (ASDAH)

Favourite Quote

“Everybody wants happiness, nobody wants pain, but you can't have a rainbow without a little rain."

 

Drazenka Floyd

Areas of Interest

  • Eating disorders

  •  Depression and mood disorders

  •  Anxiety and panic disorders

  •  Relationship and family problems

  •  Grief and loss

  •  Self harm

  •  Self esteem issues

  •  Stress management

  •  Assertiveness training

  •  Life transition and adjustment issues

Qualifications

University of Sydney

   Bachelor of Arts (Psychology)

University of Western Sydney

   Post Graduate Diploma (Psychology)

Professional Memberships

Fully registered Psychologist with the Psychology Board of Australia

Associate Member of the Australian Psychology Society

Member of The Australian and New Zealand Academy of Eating Disorders (ANZAED)

Favourite Quote

“Do what you can, with what you have, where you are.” Theodore Roosevelt

Favourite Far Side Cartoon

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Alana Dulgaro

Areas of Interest

  • Depression and Mood

  • Anxiety 

  • Stress / Adjustment 

  • Eating Disorders

  • Self Esteem 

  • Body Image 

  • Trauma

  • Relationships

  • Personality Disorders

Treatment Approaches

  • CBT

  • ACT

  • DBT

  • Schema Therapy

Qualifications

Bachelor of Psychology

    University of Western Sydney 

Professional Memberships

Australian Health Practitioner Regulation Agency (AHPRA)

Favourite Quote

"I used to think that the brain was the most wonderful organ in my body. Then I realised who was telling me this" 


― Emo Phillips 

Favourite Cartoon 

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Melissa Gilkes

Areas of Interest

  • Complex Trauma

  • Depression and Mood

  • Anxiety 

  • Obsessive Compulsive Disorder

  • Body Image 

  • Grief and Loss 

  • Self harm behaviours

  • Suicidal thinking

Treatment Approaches

  • CBT

  • ACT

  • SFT (Solution Focussed Therapy)

  • Schema Therapy

  • EMDR

  • Mindfulness 

  • Motivational Interviewing

Qualifications

Master of Psychology (Clinical Psychology) 

    University of Western Sydney

Bachelor of Psychological Science (Honours)

Second Class Division 1 

Australian College of Applied Psychology

Graduate Diploma of Psychological Science

Australian College of Applied Psychology

Bachelor of Arts (Media and Communications)

University of New South Wales 

Professional Memberships

Australian College Psychology Association

Australian Psychological Society

Australian Health Practitioner Regulation Agency (AHPRA)

Favourite Quote

 

“The tears of the world are a constant quantity. For each one who begins to weep somewhere else another stops. The same is true of the laugh.”


― Samuel Beckett, Waiting for Godot

 

Georgia Gardiner

Areas of Interest

  • Working with complex trauma

  • Self-disorders

  • Depression and mood disorders

  • Anxiety and panic disorders

  • Interpersonal issues and disputes

  • Grief and loss

  • Self-harm behaviours

  • Self-esteem issues

  • Stress management

  • Drug and alcohol

  • abuse/dependence

  • Life transition and adjustment issues. 

Qualifications

University of Newcastle

Masters in Applied Psychology

Macquarie University

Postgraduate Diploma in Psychology

Bachelor of Arts (Psychology)

Professional Memberships

Fully registered Psychologist with AHPRA 

Treatment Approaches

  • ACT

  • CBT

  • DBT

  • IPT

  • Mindfulness

Favourite Quote

“It does not matter how slowly you go as long as you do not stop.” Confucius.

Favourite Far Side Cartoon

The Names We Give Dogs...The Names They Give Themselves

© The Far Side

 

Dr Milica Kecmanovic

Areas of Interest

  • Anxiety Disorders

  • Depression and Mood

  • Trauma

  • Eating Disorders

  • Life transitions, cross cultural adjustment

  • Relationships 

  • Parenting concerns

  • Stress

Treatment Approaches

  • ACT

  • CBT

  • Narrative Therapy

  • Schema Therapy

  • Mindfulness 

Qualifications

Master of Clinical Psychology  

    University of Western Sydney

Bachelor of Psychological Science (Honours)

First Class Honours 

Australian College of Applied Psychology

Graduate Diploma of Psychological Science

Australian College of Applied Psychology

PhD in Economics

University of New South Wales

Bachelor of Arts with Honours in Economics

Clark University, USA

Professional Memberships

Member - Australian Psychological Society

Australian Health Practitioner Regulation Agency (AHPRA)

Associate Member of the Australian Clinical Psychologly Association

Member of the Association for Contextual Behavioural Science

Favourite Quote

 

“The good life is a process, not a state of being. It is a direction, not a destination”


― Carl Rogers

 

 
 

Ella Tremaine

Areas of Interest

  • Sport and Performance Psychology

  • Perfectionism and wellbeing outcomes

  • neurological trauma in competitive athletes

Qualifications

Bachelor of Behavioural Science (Psychology)

Bachelor of Psychological Science (Honours)

 

Graduated with first class honours

2019 University APS Prize 

Provisional Psychologist - currently enrolled in Master of Clinical Psychology

Professional Memberships

Provisional Psychologist 

Australian Psychological Society

Favourite Quote

"I never look back darling, it distracts from the now"

 

Edna Mode (The Incredibles)

Natalie - Yoga Teacher

Qualifications

Diploma of Yoga Studies – Teacher Training Course (500 hours), The Yoga Institute, 2018

Professional Development Certificate in Evidence-Based  Executive Coaching, University of Sydney, 2017

Health Coaching Training Program, Institute for Integrative Nutrition, 2015

Certificate IV in Workplace Training and Assessment, Line Management Institute of Training, 2008

Masters of Psychology (Sport), Western Sydney University,   2002

Postgraduate Diploma in Psychology, Western Sydney University, 2000

Bachelor of Arts (Psychology and Sociology), UNSW Sydney, 1999

Professional Memberships

Psychology Board of Australia

Australian Psychological Society

APS Coaching Psychology Interest Group, Sydney Branch (Chair)

Health at Every Size (HAES) Australia (Verified Practitioner)

Associate for Size Diversity and Health (Member)

Yoga Australia (Level 1 Registered Teacher)

Favourite Quote

"The success of yoga does not lie in the ability to perform postures but in how it positively changes the way we live our life and our relationships" T.K.V Desikachar

Favourite Cartoon

Areas of Interest

  • Holisitic wellness

  • Positiive relationship with mind, body and movement

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Karen Cumming - Our receptionist

Areas of Interest

  • My dog

  • Making you feel comfortable when you arrive for your session.

  • I don't have a favourite colour, I like them all.

  • I have some great hobbies: I make things out of paper and clay!

Favourite Quote

“Sometimes we must all face the choice between what is right and what is easy”.

Favourite Far Side Cartoon

Cat Fud....Cat Fud...

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Treat Yourself Well Sydney

Psychology Practice

Our Contact Details

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Ph: (02) 9555 4810

email:
info@treatyourselfwell.com.au

Our Locations

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449 Darling Street

Balmain

44 Avenue Road

(Within Mosman Osteopathy)

Mosman