Our Counsellors are:

Allan Mathews

Counsellor - Couples and family issues, with a focus on men's issues, retrenchment, separation, divorce plus general loss, depression, addictions and trauma issues. In addition, Allan works in Relationship and Couples counselling.
Allan is an integrative therapist and draws on his training in emotional focussed therapy, family systems and attachment theory training in his work. Allan has been involved in counselling work in Sydney and the Central Coast for more than a decade.

Qualifications: M.Counselling , BA (major in Educational psychology), Grad Dip Counselling, Grad Dip Relationship Counselling, IMD, Dip Theol, ACA
E-mail: allan.mathews99@gmail.com

Kate McMaugh

Psychologist Kate is a registered Psychologist providing services to children, adolescents, adults and couples. Offers counselling for trauma, depression, anxiety, stress management, sleep problems. Kate has a particular interest in complex trauma from child abuse; trauma-related dissociation; and parenting support for adult survivors of child abuse.
Also offers vocational assessment and counselling; health and lifestyle coaching/ counselling (including weight management, support in adopting healthy lifestyle changes etc); and parenting education and support.
Medicare and ATAPS rebates available. Phone and Skype counselling also available.

Qualifications:BA (Hons) Psychology; Post Grad Dip Health Promotion; M Health Science; Post Grad Cert Prof Psych Assoc. Member Australian Psychological Society
Member International Society for the Study of Trauma and Dissociation (ISSTD)
Mob: 0405 902486 Email: katemcmaughpsychology@gmail.com

Christine Chinchen

Counsellor - Divorce preparation and recovery, grief and loss, depression and anxiety, domestic violence, trauma and crisis, self esteem issues and professional boundary conflicts. Christine works with individuals (children, adolescents and adults), couples and families, as well as professionals for clinical supervision.
Christine has been in private practice on the Northern Beaches since 2000. She has been involved in training counsellors since the early 1990s and continues this work through clinical supervision and self-care for professionals.

Qualifications: including M.Ed (Stress and Burnout thesis), Grad Cert Helping Skills, Dip. Individual, Couple and Family Therapy, B. Ed (Applied Psych sub-major)
Mob: 0403 86 16 87