Meet our Allied Health Services Team

Challenge Therapeutic Services have a dedicated team of caring and capable health professionals and administration staff.

Our staff are well supported to prioritise best practice 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 Camden Team

Gabrielle Sivertsen

Senior Psychologist
  • NDIS Behaviour Support & Positive Behaviour Support Plans
  • Individual Therapy & Clinical Supervision
  • Commencing PhD thesis work on Intrafamilial Violence

Anita Srbjakoska

Psychologist
  • Behaviour support and positive behaviour support plans, individual counselling with all age groups, psychometric assessment.
  • I have a special interest in working with trauma and complex trauma

Yolanda Foy

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

Natalie Camborda

Provisional Psychologist
  • Behaviour Support and Positive Behaviour Support Plans
  • Individual Therapy and Counselling (Trained in Solution Focused Brief Therapy and Cognitive Behavioural Therapy)
  • Psycometric Assessments

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 Maitland Team

Kristie Herbert

Psychologist
  • Behaviour Support and Positive Behaviour Support Plans
  • Individual Therapy and Counselling (Trained in Solution Focused Brief Therapy and Cognitive Behavioural Therapy)
  • Psychometric Assessments
  • Outreach at Taree 

Mollie Thorne

Social Worker – Behaviour Support Practitioner

  • Behaviour support and Positive Behaviour Support Plans.
  • Child, Youth & Family Therapy & Counselling
  • Trauma Informed Practitioner
  • Experienced with Out of Home Care Sector & Childhood Trauma
  • Disability and Out of Home Care Carer Support
  • Domestic & Family Violence Therapy & Counselling

Our Rosehill Team

Liz Grima

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

Natalie Camborda

Provisional Psychologist
  • Behaviour Support and Positive Behaviour Support Plans
  • Individual Therapy and Counselling (Trained in Solution Focused Brief Therapy and Cognitive Behavioural Therapy)
  • Psycometric Assessments

Our Taree (Outreach) Team

Kristie Herbert

Psychologist
  • Behaviour Support and Positive Behaviour Support Plans
  • Individual Therapy and Counselling (Trained in Solution Focused Brief Therapy and Cognitive Behavioural Therapy)
  • Psychometric Assessments
  • Outreach at Taree 

Our Tamworth Team

Kylie Boyraz

General Manager – Therapeutic Services
  • 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

Kimberly Tufrey

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

Amy Goodman

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

Imogen Bailey

Provisional Psychologist
  • Behaviour Support & Positive Behaviour Support Plans (Trained in PEERS Social Skills Program for Adults)
  • Individual Therapy & Counselling (Trained in CBT and Motivational Interviewing)
  • Psychometric Assessments (Special Interest in Cognitive and Achievement Tests for Children, Adolescents and Adults)

Harrison Riley

Behaviour Support Practitioner
  • Behaviour Support & Positive Behaviour Support Plans
  • Working with youth
  • Data analysis

Nicola Phillips

Lead Administrator
  • Management of Administration Staff
  • Restricted Practice Panel Convener
  • Therapeutic Services Rep for WHS Committee

Our Tuggerah Team

Helen Anglais

Senior Psychologist – Team Lead

  • 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

Susan Sawyer

Occupational Therapist
  • Occupational Therapy
  • Brain Injury
  • Behavioural Plan Management

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

Emma McCaig

Provisional Psychologist
  • Behaviour Support & Positive Behaviour Support Plans
  • Individual Therapy & Counselling (trained in CBT and ACT)
  • Psychometric Assessments

Naomi Bennet

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

Sharon Turner

Social Worker – Behavioural Support Practioner
  • Behaviour Support and Positive Behaviour Support Plans
  • Child, youth and family and individual therapy and counselling
  • Domestic and family violence therapy and counselling
  • Certified in: MI, CBT, ACT, DFV,
  • Trauma-Informed practitioner
taylah brown

Taylah Brown

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

Our Tamworth Team

Kylie Boyraz

General Manager – Therapeutic Services
  • 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

Kimberly Tufrey

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

Amy Goodman

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

Imogen Bailey

Provisional Psychologist
  • Behaviour Support & Positive Behaviour Support Plans (Trained in PEERS Social Skills Program for Adults)
  • Individual Therapy & Counselling (Trained in CBT and Motivational Interviewing)
  • Psychometric Assessments (Special Interest in Cognitive and Achievement Tests for Children, Adolescents and Adults)

Harrison Riley

Behaviour Support Practitioner
  • Behaviour Support & Positive Behaviour Support Plans
  • Working with youth
  • Data analysis

Nicola Phillips

Lead Administrator
  • Management of Administration Staff
  • Restricted Practice Panel Convener
  • Therapeutic Services Rep for WHS Committee
Taree (Outreach)

Our Taree (Outreach) Team

Kristie Herbert

Psychologist
  • Behaviour Support and Positive Behaviour Support Plans
  • Individual Therapy and Counselling (Trained in Solution Focused Brief Therapy and Cognitive Behavioural Therapy)
  • Psychometric Assessments
  • Outreach at Taree 
Tuggerah

Our Tuggerah Team

Helen Anglais

Senior Psychologist – Team Lead

  • 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

Susan Sawyer

Occupational Therapist
  • Occupational Therapy
  • Brain Injury
  • Behavioural Plan Management

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

Emma McCaig

Provisional Psychologist
  • Behaviour Support & Positive Behaviour Support Plans
  • Individual Therapy & Counselling (trained in CBT and ACT)
  • Psychometric Assessments

Naomi Bennet

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

Sharon Turner

Social Worker – Behavioural Support Practioner
  • Behaviour Support and Positive Behaviour Support Plans
  • Child, youth and family and individual therapy and counselling
  • Domestic and family violence therapy and counselling
  • Certified in: MI, CBT, ACT, DFV,
  • Trauma-Informed practitioner
taylah brown

Taylah Brown

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

Our Maitland Team

Kristie Herbert

Psychologist
  • Behaviour Support and Positive Behaviour Support Plans
  • Individual Therapy and Counselling (Trained in Solution Focused Brief Therapy and Cognitive Behavioural Therapy)
  • Psychometric Assessments
  • Outreach at Taree 

Mollie Thorne

Social Worker – Behaviour Support Practitioner

  • Behaviour support and Positive Behaviour Support Plans.
  • Child, Youth & Family Therapy & Counselling
  • Trauma Informed Practitioner
  • Experienced with Out of Home Care Sector & Childhood Trauma
  • Disability and Out of Home Care Carer Support
  • Domestic & Family Violence Therapy & Counselling
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.
Rosehill

Our Rosehill Team

Liz Grima

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

Natalie Camborda

Provisional Psychologist
  • Behaviour Support and Positive Behaviour Support Plans
  • Individual Therapy and Counselling (Trained in Solution Focused Brief Therapy and Cognitive Behavioural Therapy)
  • Psycometric Assessments
Camden

Our Camden Team

Gabrielle Sivertsen

Senior Psychologist
  • NDIS Behaviour Support & Positive Behaviour Support Plans
  • Individual Therapy & Clinical Supervision
  • Commencing PhD thesis work on Intrafamilial Violence

Anita Srbjakoska

Psychologist
  • Behaviour support and positive behaviour support plans, individual counselling with all age groups, psychometric assessment.
  • I have a special interest in working with trauma and complex trauma

Yolanda Foy

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

Natalie Camborda

Provisional Psychologist
  • Behaviour Support and Positive Behaviour Support Plans
  • Individual Therapy and Counselling (Trained in Solution Focused Brief Therapy and Cognitive Behavioural Therapy)
  • Psycometric Assessments
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