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Our Team

Meet our Allied Health Services Team

Challenge Allied Health have a dedicated team of caring and capable health professionals and administration staff.

Our staff are well supported to prioritise best practices and maintain an outcome-based service delivery that makes significant and positive improvements to client health.

Our team prides itself on a responsive, person-centred approach, and a supportive environment.

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Our Tamworth Team

Kylie Boyraz

General Manager – Allied Health

  • Alternative Dispute Resolution
  • Child-Inclusive practice
  • Restrictive Practices

Anne Randall

Psychologist
  • AHPRA Supervisor for provisional psychologists
  • Endorsed Educational & Developmental Psychologist

Danielle Moore

Psychologist
  • Positive Behaviour Support Practitioner. –
  • Individual Therapy & Counselling (Medicare, NDIS, Private), –
  • Psychometric Assessments

Amy Goodman

Provisional Psychologist
  • Behaviour Support & Positive Behaviour Support Plans
  • Individual Therapy & Counselling
  • Psychometric Assessments  

Oliver Wrathall

Social Worker – Behaviour Support Practitioner
  • NDIS Proficient Behaviour Support Practitioner
  • Extensive experience working with adolescents with varied abilities, especially Autism
  • Strengths-based behaviour support for adults
  • Individual Therapy (Brief Therapy / Solution Focussed Therapy)

Kyah Williams

Social Worker – Behaviour Support Practitioner
  • Behaviour Support and Positive Behaviour Support Plans
  • Trauma-Informed Practitioner
  • Protective behaviours
  • Child, youth and family and individual therapy and counselling
  • Experienced with Out of Home Care Sector & Childhood Trauma

Jenna Bastian

Social Worker

  • Behaviour Support and Positive Behaviour Support Plans
  • Trauma-Informed Practitioner
  • Protective behaviours
  • Child, youth and family and individual therapy and counselling
  • Experienced with Out of Home Care Sector & Childhood Trauma

Nicola Phillips

Lead Administrator
  • Management of Administration Staff
  • Restricted Practice Panel Convener
  • Allied Health Rep for WHS Committee

Our Armidale Team

Georgina Purcell

Social Worker
  • Experience in the provision of Child, youth and family individual counselling and therapy
  • Trauma informed Practitioner
  • Accredited mediator
  • Positive Behaviour Support Planning

Our Maitland Team

Kimberly Tufrey

Team Leader, Senior Psychologist

  • Specialist Positive Behaviour Support
  • Individual Therapy & Counselling
  • Psychometric Assessments

Katherine McIntyre

Social Worker – Behaviour Support Practitioner
  • Behaviour Support and Positive Behaviour Support Plans
  • Trauma-Informed Practitioner
  • Protective behaviours
  • Child, youth and family and individual therapy and counselling
  • Experienced with Out of Home Care Sector & Childhood Trauma

Ruth Moore

Provisional Psychologist
  • Behaviour Support & Positive Behaviour Support Plans
  • Individual Therapy & Counselling
  • Psychometric Assessments  

Our Tuggerah Team

Helen Anglias

Team Leader, Senior Psychologist

  • Helen is based at Tuggerah but also sees clients from other geographical areas
  • Experienced with paediatric, Out of Home Care Sector and Childhood Trauma.
  • Expertise is working with people with multiple diagnoses of autism, intellectual disability and mental health challenges

Renae Wye

Psychologist
  • Individual Therapy
  • Positive Behaviour Support
  • Psychometric Assessments

Sally Plunkett

Psychologist
  • Behaviour Support & Positive Behaviour Support Plans
  • Individual Therapy & Counselling
  • Psychometric Assessments
  • Specialises in basic AUSLAN
  • Specialises in Adolescents
taylah brown

Taylah Brown

Administration Assistant
  • Scheduling Meetings & Appointments
  • Preparing documentation for our clinicians
  • Greeting & Directing our Clients over the phone & face to face
Lara Collings

Lara Collings

Administration Assistant
  • Scheduling Meetings & Appointments
  • Preparing documentation for our clinicians
  • Greeting & Directing our Clients over the phone & face to face
  • General reception duties

Our Narrabri Team

Owen Atkins

Psycho-Social Recovery Coach

Assisting people with a Recovery Coach in their NDIS funding package to meet their goals, engage with the community and support navigatinging the system.

Our Camden Team

Brooke Gardner

Registered Psychologist

  • Behaviour Support & Positive Behaviour Support Plans
  • Individual Therapy & Counselling
  • Psychometric Assessments

Sarah Fahy

Sarah Fahy
Behaviour Support Practitioner
  • Behaviour Support and Positive Behaviour Support Plans

  • Trauma-Informed Practitioner

  • Protective behaviours

  • Child, youth and family and individual therapy and counselling

  • Experienced with Out of Home Care Sector & Childhood Trauma

Sehel Mahmood

Sehel Mahmood

Social Worker – Behaviour Support Practitioner
  • Behaviour Support and Positive Behaviour Support Plans

  • Trauma-Informed Practitioner

  • Protective behaviours

  • Child, youth and family and individual therapy and counselling

  • Experienced with Out of Home Care Sector & Childhood Trauma

Our Brisbane Team

Yolanda Foy

Registered Psychologist

  • Behaviour Support & PBSPs
  • Individual Therapy & Counselling
  • Clinical supervision and clinical support to mental health support workers
Tamworth

Our Tamworth Team

Kylie Boyraz

General Manager – Allied Health

  • Alternative Dispute Resolution
  • Child-Inclusive practice
  • Restrictive Practices

Anne Randall

Psychologist
  • AHPRA Supervisor for provisional psychologists
  • Endorsed Educational & Developmental Psychologist

Danielle Moore

Psychologist
  • Positive Behaviour Support Practitioner. –
  • Individual Therapy & Counselling (Medicare, NDIS, Private), –
  • Psychometric Assessments

Amy Goodman

Provisional Psychologist
  • Behaviour Support & Positive Behaviour Support Plans
  • Individual Therapy & Counselling
  • Psychometric Assessments  

Oliver Wrathall

Social Worker – Behaviour Support Practitioner
  • NDIS Proficient Behaviour Support Practitioner
  • Extensive experience working with adolescents with varied abilities, especially Autism
  • Strengths-based behaviour support for adults
  • Individual Therapy (Brief Therapy / Solution Focussed Therapy)

Kyah Williams

Social Worker – Behaviour Support Practitioner
  • Behaviour Support and Positive Behaviour Support Plans
  • Trauma-Informed Practitioner
  • Protective behaviours
  • Child, youth and family and individual therapy and counselling
  • Experienced with Out of Home Care Sector & Childhood Trauma

Jenna Bastian

Social Worker

  • Behaviour Support and Positive Behaviour Support Plans
  • Trauma-Informed Practitioner
  • Protective behaviours
  • Child, youth and family and individual therapy and counselling
  • Experienced with Out of Home Care Sector & Childhood Trauma

Nicola Phillips

Lead Administrator
  • Management of Administration Staff
  • Restricted Practice Panel Convener
  • Allied Health Rep for WHS Committee
Armidale

Our Armidale Team

Georgina Purcell

Social Worker
  • Experience in the provision of Child, youth and family individual counselling and therapy
  • Trauma informed Practitioner
  • Accredited mediator
  • Positive Behaviour Support Planning
Narrabri

Our Narrabri Team

Owen Atkins

Psycho-Social Recovery Coach

Assisting people with a Recovery Coach in their NDIS funding package to meet their goals, engage with the community and support navigatinging the system.

Maitland

Our Maitland Team

Kimberly Tufrey

Team Leader, Senior Psychologist

  • Specialist Positive Behaviour Support
  • Individual Therapy & Counselling
  • Psychometric Assessments

Katherine McIntyre

Social Worker – Behaviour Support Practitioner
  • Behaviour Support and Positive Behaviour Support Plans
  • Trauma-Informed Practitioner
  • Protective behaviours
  • Child, youth and family and individual therapy and counselling
  • Experienced with Out of Home Care Sector & Childhood Trauma

Ruth Moore

Provisional Psychologist
  • Behaviour Support & Positive Behaviour Support Plans
  • Individual Therapy & Counselling
  • Psychometric Assessments  
Tuggerah

Our Tuggerah Team

Helen Anglias

Team Leader, Senior Psychologist

  • Helen is based at Tuggerah but also sees clients from other geographical areas
  • Experienced with paediatric, Out of Home Care Sector and Childhood Trauma.
  • Expertise is working with people with multiple diagnoses of autism, intellectual disability and mental health challenges

Renae Wye

Psychologist
  • Individual Therapy
  • Positive Behaviour Support
  • Psychometric Assessments

Sally Plunkett

Psychologist
  • Behaviour Support & Positive Behaviour Support Plans
  • Individual Therapy & Counselling
  • Psychometric Assessments
  • Specialises in basic AUSLAN
  • Specialises in Adolescents
taylah brown

Taylah Brown

Administration Assistant
  • Scheduling Meetings & Appointments
  • Preparing documentation for our clinicians
  • Greeting & Directing our Clients over the phone & face to face
Lara Collings

Lara Collings

Administration Assistant
  • Scheduling Meetings & Appointments
  • Preparing documentation for our clinicians
  • Greeting & Directing our Clients over the phone & face to face
  • General reception duties
Camden

Our Camden Team

Brooke Gardner

Registered Psychologist

  • Behaviour Support & Positive Behaviour Support Plans
  • Individual Therapy & Counselling
  • Psychometric Assessments

Sarah Fahy

Sarah Fahy
Behaviour Support Practitioner
  • Behaviour Support and Positive Behaviour Support Plans

  • Trauma-Informed Practitioner

  • Protective behaviours

  • Child, youth and family and individual therapy and counselling

  • Experienced with Out of Home Care Sector & Childhood Trauma

Sehel Mahmood

Sehel Mahmood

Social Worker – Behaviour Support Practitioner
  • Behaviour Support and Positive Behaviour Support Plans

  • Trauma-Informed Practitioner

  • Protective behaviours

  • Child, youth and family and individual therapy and counselling

  • Experienced with Out of Home Care Sector & Childhood Trauma

Brisbane

Our Brisbane Team

Yolanda Foy

Registered Psychologist

  • Behaviour Support & PBSPs
  • Individual Therapy & Counselling
  • Clinical supervision and clinical support to mental health support workers
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