Meet the team at Benchmark Psychology

Here you can read all about the team at Benchmark Psychology, which includes decades of experience and clinical specialisation, many areas of expertise and effective modes of practice.

Benchmark PsychologyDr Aaron Frost

Clinical Psychologist
Provider Number 2818132L

Clinical supervision
Consultancy
Career mentoring
Trauma Sexual dysfunction
Behavioural problems in children
Personality disorders
Early psychosis

Aaron is a Clinical Psychologist and Director of Benchmark Psychology. He has worked in both research and clinical settings, where he has developed expertise in a range of different presenting problems.  Aaron is also a STAP accredited supervisor and has been a supervisor for both Griffith and  the University of Queensland.

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Benchmark PsychologyDr Rebecca Frost

Clinical Psychologist
Provider Number 4842581J

Couples therapy
Parenting Support
Personality disorders
Sexual Dysfunction
Anxiety in adults and children
Child behaviour issues
Pre and post-natal concerns
Giftedness in children

Rebecca has experience helping individuals and families with a range of problems.  She believes in supporting strong relationships of all types, including couples as well as parents and their children. Rebecca has recently completed her PhD, researching the distress couples experience as a result of sexual desire problems and has an interest in helping people with a variety of sexual dysfunctions and disorders.

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Shalini Alé

Clinical Psychologist
Provider number 4876721Y

Anxiety and Panic
Depression
Coping with Marital Separation
Managing Chronic Illness
Treatment for Adolescents
Clients who identify as LGBTQI
Drug and Alcohol Addiction
Sleep Problems
Clinical Supervision

Shalini primarily works with adolescents and adults and has experience in treating a wide range of presenting problems, she has a client-focused approach and is passionate about achieving long term sustainable change.

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Benchmark Psychology

Dr Jasmine Pang

Clinical Psychologist
Provider Number 5061261J

Trauma Recovery and Crisis Response
Clinical Education, Training and Supervision
Children and Adolescents
Adjustment and Life Transitions
Burnout, Vicarious Trauma and Compassion Fatigue
Anxiety Disorders and Personality Disorders

Jasmine has worked over the past 12 years in various government, community and inpatient settings in Singapore as well as in Australia. She has worked extensively with child protection, foster services, emergency departments and hospital services. Jasmine has a particular interest in supporting children, adolescents, parents and adults who have experienced traumatic or difficult life circumstances and is passionate about ensuring high quality services be made available to them. As such, she practices from a person centered philosophy working primarily from evidence-based models and believes in flexibility within fidelity to ensure the best for clients...

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Benchmark PsychologyDr Jennifer Wilson

Clinical Psychologist
Provider Number 4717581F

Couples therapy
Parenting
Depression
Anxiety
Adjustment to life changes
Children's mental health
Child behaviour problems
Clinical Supervision

Jenni’s PHD research focused on the development of children’s thinking and reasoning skills, and the role that temperament plays in children’s mental health.  Jenni combines evidenced-based treatments with a compassionate approach, and aims to work with each person’s strengths to help people achieve lasting change.

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Benchmark PsychologyDr Julieta Castellini

Clinical Psychologist
Provider Number 4767641W

Clinical Supervision
Anxiety
Depression
Trauma
Relationship Difficulties
Adjustment and life transitions
Personality Disorders

Julieta draws upon a variety of evidence based psychological therapies and tailors these to best assist her clients with a range of presenting difficulties. She believes strongly in the importance of a collaborative process and is client-centred in her approach. She has a strong interest in working with clients who have experienced trauma or difficult life experiences and clients from non-English speaking backgrounds.

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Benchmark PsychologyDr Kylee Forrest

Clinical Psychologist
Provider Number 4674191A

Pre and post-natal adjustment
Difficulties during adolescence
Anxiety in children and adults
Adjustment disorders
Interpersonal difficulties
Grief
Depression
Children on the autism spectrum
Clinical Supervision

Kylee completed her Doctorate with a focus on childhood anxiety, and is also broadly experienced in working with child, adolescent and adult clients experiencing a range of concerns. Kylee has a special interest in supporting couples along the journey of starting a family and adjusting to parenthood. Kylee works collaboratively with clients and their support networks and recognises the courage taken to seek help.

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Benchmark PsychologyDr Tania McMahon

Clinical Psychologist
Provider Number 5028411X

Behavioural Addictions
Substance use disorders
Eating disorders
Anxiety
Procrastination and stress management
Life transitions and adjustment
Online Gaming

Tania holds a Doctorate in Clinical Psychology, and has a special interest in treating a range of behavioural addictions, particularly internet and online gaming; she is also available to present to schools and community groups on this topic.

Tania has clinical experience working with adolescents and adults with a variety of presenting problems, and draws on a number of evidence-based treatments in therapy. Tania aims to integrate new technologies and research into therapy to achieve the best outcomes possible.

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Benchmark PsychologyDr Leona Chun

Clinical Psychologist
Provider Number 5190337Y

Children and adolescents
Depression, anxiety and mood
School anxiety and school refusal
Relationship issues
Cross-cultural issues
Adjustment to medical and physical health problems
Education and consultancy

 

Leona’s work draws on the key values of client-centred and strengths-based approaches. Leona is skilled in evidence-based interventions including: Cognitive-Behavioural Therapy (CBT), Interpersonal Psychotherapy (IPT), Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT) and Circle of Security Parenting (COS-P).

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Benchmark PsychologyDr Alison Bocquée

Clinical Psychologist
Provider number 4364873Y

Children and Families
Parent- Child Relationship
Anxiety and Trauma
Sleep Issues
Mood Disorders
Family Problems
Clinical Supervision

Alison is a Clinical Psychologist and has over 15 years’ experience working in Brisbane-based government and private community and inpatient settings with individuals across the lifespan, presenting with a range of mental health concerns, developmental conditions, and those with dual or more complex presentations.

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Benchmark PsychologyNatalie Miller

Clinical Psychology Registrar
Provider Number 5465351A

Adolescents
Young Adults
Depression
Substance Use
Adjustment difficulties
Older Adults

Natalie enjoys working with adolescents, young adults, and older adults. She has experience with individuals presenting with depression, anxiety, stress, grief and loss, relationship issues, trauma, self-harm and suicidal ideation, and substance misuse. She has worked in both the private and government sector, such as non-profit organisations and Queensland Correctional Services.

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Benchmark PsychologySarah Scupham

Clinical Psychology Registrar
Provider Number: 5571371B

Couples therapy
Anxiety
Depression
Sleep problems
Social anxiety
Coping strategies

Successfully completing Honours in Psychology in 2014, Sarah relocated to rural Queensland to help children and families in the NGO sector. Since then, she completed a Masters of Clinical Psychology and gained experience in both private practice and in the public sector for Queensland Health.

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BenchmarkTessa Hall

Clinical Psychologist
Provider Number: 418789GA

Depression and Anxiety
Substance Use Disorders
Relationship/ Interpersonal Difficulties
Personality Disorders
Assertiveness and Boundaries
Perfectionism and Workaholism
Life Transitions
Crisis of Meaning/ Seeking Deeper Purpose

Tessa has been working in private practice for ten years delivering interventions from Acceptance and Commitment Therapy, Cognitive Behavioural Therapy, Emotion-Focussed Therapy, Gestalt Therapy and Interpersonal Therapy. Tessa’s approach is flexible, humanistic, client centred, process focussed, compassionate, direct and non-judgemental.

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Karien Hill

Clinical Psychology Registrar
Provider Number: 5647491H

Mood Disorders
Anxiety Disorders
Trauma
Sex/Porn Addiction
Pain Management
Adjustment

Karien has experience working with individuals with a range of presenting concerns and cultural backgrounds. She uses evidence-based psychological treatments combined with a compassionate approach. She is currently completing her PhD researching ways to improve suicide prevention skills in the public. She is passionate about working with clients to improve their quality of life.

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Ian Campbell

Clinical Psychologist
Provider Number 2598216Y

Anxiety
Depression
PTSD
Grief
Sexual Behaviour Porblems
Adjustment disorders

 

Ian is a Clinical Psychologist who has over 20 years experience in assessing and providing therapy to a range of adolescents and adults with a variety of psychological challenges.

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