Administration

Julie Wilson

Practice Manager

Julie joined Laura’s Place as our Practice Manager back in 2008. Along with her telephone and client liaison duties in our reception area, Julie   more…

 

Sue Benterman

Senior Receptionist and deputy Practice Manager

Sue joined the admin team at Laura’s Place as a part-timer back in 2011 but soon went on to become a full time staff member in 2013. Other than   more…

 

Nina Cantillon

Receptionist

Nina joined our team in May 2015. Nina worked for the National Health service in the U.K. and gained considerable knowledge and skills in empathy   more…

 

Therapists

Mette Southwick

Mental health Specialist

Australia became Mette's home in 1996 after finishing her training as a Registered Nurse in Denmark. Before moving to the Central Coast   more…

 

Kate van Beek

Psychologist

Kate is a registered psychologist currently seeking clinical endorsement. Kate has a passion for working with children and adolescents experiencing   more…

 

Debbie Case

Psychologist

Debbie completed her undergraduate studies in psychology with honours at Macquarie University before completing a Masters degree in Psychology at the   more…

 

Nicole Ennis-Oakes

Psychologist

Nicole is a dedicated and friendly psychologist who uses evidence-based interventions to help children, adolescents, and families overcome challenges   more…

 

Nick Whitehead

Psychologist

Nick is a registered psychologist with experience working with children, adolescents and adults. He is passionate about assisting clients to develop   more…

 

Speech Therapists

Catherine Healey

Speech and Language pathologist

Catherine has a Masters of Speech Language Pathology (MSLP) from Macquarie University. Catherine’s undergrad degree is a Bachelor of Science   more…

 

Occupational Therapists

Leanie Eksteen

Occupational Therapist

Leanie has over 20 years of experience as an Occupational Therapist, working with children and adults in a variety of settings. She has worked in   more…

 

Early Years Childhood Teachers

Leanne Lawrence

Early years teacher, Parenting expert and behaviour modification expert

Leanne has been in the Early Childhood field for over 20 years. Her roles have been that of Director & Classroom teacher in Early Childhood   more…

 

Provisional Psychologists

Emma Diamond

Provisional Psychologist

Emma is a mother of two young boys and a provisionally registered psychologist who completed her formal qualifications at the University of   more…

 

Jacqui Darnell

Provisional Psychologist

Jacqui has been working with adults and young people in a variety of scenarios for more than 25 years.  She has mentored women in business,   more…