About Us

We help everyday people overcome the stress and challenges of life so that they can get back to living their best life.

About Us

Professional, Caring & Effective Psychology Services

We work alongside everyday people to help them to identify and break through the barriers that prevent them from living their best life. We are committed to people feeling respected and heard, and that they have the opportunity to learn new ways to cope with the difficulties that we all face at times in life.

Our fully qualified and experienced psychologists are registered with AHPRA and have membership with the psychological professional body of the Australian Psychological Society (APS). We practise evidence based therapy and are continually undertaking training and updating our knowledge, so that we remain current and fresh to best practice psychological treatments and tools.

We are committed to people living the best life they can and provide a safe, nurturing environment in which it is safe to share and explore the things that may be holding you back from having a fulfilling life.  We will listen and be there for you in a respectful and non-judgemental way, and have your best interests at heart.

Qualified Psychologists

Clients & Growing

Hours Of Support

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Meet Our Team

Dr Natasha Davison

Dr Natasha Davison

Director & Owner. BBSc, Grad.Dip. Psych., Grad. Dip. Ed.; DPsych (Health)MAPS, Member APS College of Health Psychologists

Dr Natasha Davison has been working as a caring and dedicated psychologist within the Diamond Creek community since 2015. She has built ‘Your Local Psychologist’ into a thriving clinic and now has a variety of other therapists now working alongside her, providing an expansion of the types of issues and people who can be seen at ‘Your Local Psychologist’. During this time she has had the privilege of helping hundreds of people resolve their issues and move forward to create a better life. 

In addition to being a registered psychologist for more than 10 years, Natasha is also an accredited results coach, a neuro-linguistic clinician, and a hypnotherapist. She is passionate about helping people in the shortest possible amount of time to get the biggest possible changes. Therefore she has continued to seek and find new ways and methods to get transformational change for people, with the least amount of pain, in the shortest possible time. 

Natasha brings extensive life and work experience, and a deep level of caring and commitment to all of her clients, so that they may have, and be able to create better lives for themselves.

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If you would like to know more about what Natasha can do to help you make the changes you want, or to buy a copy of her new book “Real Talk, Real Change”, please click on the button below.
Alicia Boland

Alicia Boland

Administration & Intake

Alicia is an integral part of our team, who looks after new enquiries and referrals made to ‘Your Local Psychologist’. Alicia brings a wealth of both business and life experience, having worked in both allied health and medical practices, and being a busy Mum to four kids.

She is likely to be the person you will speak to on the phone who will help you to understand the process, answer your questions, provide you with information, and help you to find the most suitable therapist for you and your needs.

Our Clinicians

Ms Anna Johnson

Ms Anna Johnson

BA (Psychology), GradDipSc (Psychology), MPsych (Child & Family), MAPS

Clients: Adolescents, Parents, Families.

Anna has over 10 years’ experience as a psychologist and is passionate about empowering children, adolescents and their families to tackle the issues they are facing.

Anna values the contribution of families to the therapeutic process, especially for younger clients. She is also committed to the involvement of schools where appropriate and particularly enjoys working with teenagers!

Anna sees clients for the following issues: School Refusal & Reluctance, Social & Emotional Concerns, Anxiety, Stress Management, Depression & Mood, Grief & Bereavement, Family Issues & Breakdown & Parenting

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Dr Brooke Heinicke

Dr Brooke Heinicke

BSc (Hons), DPsych (Health), MAPS (Clinical College)

Clients: Adults

Dr. Brooke Heinicke is a Clinical Psychologist who understands that each person has their own unique situation and tailors treatment to suit their particular needs.

Brooke is a compassionate, honest and empathic psychologist, who strives to help people achieve a ​better quality of life. She works collaboratively with them to develop a better understanding of their concerns and find a way forward that will help them develop strategies that they can use for the rest of their life.

Brooke sees clients for the following issues: Eating Disorders & Body Image, Anxiety, Self Esteem, Phobias, Obsessive Compulsive Disorder & Depression & Mood

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Ms Rebecca Vitelli

Ms Rebecca Vitelli

B.App.Sc (Psych), B.App.Sc. (Psych) (Hons), M.Prof.Psych, MAPS

Clients: Adults, Children

Rebecca has gained experience working with adults in a private practice setting, as well as working with children in a primary school.

Rebecca is a friendly and warm psychologist who works ethically and is committed to building strong therapeutic relationships, with a client-centered approach.

Rebecca is passionate about supporting clients in addressing current concerns and working collaboratively with the client to achieve their therapeutic goals.

Rebecca sees clients for the following issues: Depression & Mood, Anxiety, Grief & Bereavement, Anger Management, Emotional & Behavioural Issues, Parenting, Stress Management, Self Esteem & Bullying

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Want to join our team?

Your Local Psychologist is always on the lookout for professional, caring psychologists to support our commitment to providing exceptional counselling and psychological services to our community.

If you are interested in joining our team, please get in touch by clicking the button below 

Mr Brett Pallini

Mr Brett Pallini

B.App.Sc.; PostGrad.Dip (HealthPsych); Cert.PractisingPsych.; Adv.Cert (CISM Debriefer); MAPS

Clients: Adults, Adolescents (16 years and older)

Brett has 20 years of experience working as a psychologist. He has a passion and enthusiasm for supporting people and developing strategies to enhance their health and wellbeing.  Brett assists people to meet their full potential and to better manage and cope with the many risks of their work and personal life.

His approach is friendly, warm and engaging, assisting his clients to feel comfortable in the counselling setting and allow them the courage to address their concerns.

Brett sees clients for the following issues: ​Grief & Bereavement, ​Trauma, Stress Management, ​Self Esteem, ​Workplace Issues, ​Depression & Mood and ​Anxiety

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Ms Michelle Sproats

Ms Michelle Sproats

BSocSc, BPsych (Hons), MPsych (Clinical), MAPS (Clinical College)

Clients: Adults, Couples

Michelle has over 10 years of experience working as a Clinical Psychologist and knows it takes courage for someone to seek help.

Michelle offers her clients hope, encouragement and compassion as people work towards new possibilities and positive changes in their lives. 

Michelle sees clients for the following issues: Perinatal/Postnatal Issues, Relationship & Couples Therapy, Depression & Mood, Bipolar Disorder, Stress Management, Anxiety, Adjustment Issues & Grief & Bereavement

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Ms Jennifer Cidoni

Ms Jennifer Cidoni

BA(Soc.Sc); BSW(Hons); PGrad.Dip (Family Therapy); Accred.MHSW

Clients: Children, Adolescents, Adults

Jennifer has 20 plus years of experience working as a Social Worker/Counsellor and Family Therapist working in a range of mental health settings both in public mental health and community settings. Jennifer has a passion for working with children who are having difficulty regulating their emotions. Her approach is warm and empathetic with a focus on engagement and having fun whilst working collaboratively with parents.

Jennifer is experienced in working with children, families and adults who are experiencing anxiety, depression, adjustment disorders, post-natal depression, grief and loss, self-esteem issues, parenting issues, family breakdown and anger management.

Jennifer has also had experienced in working with families with a specialty being working with adolescents with eating disorders.

Jennifer sees clients for the following issues: Anxiety, Trauma, Addiction, Anger ManagementRelationship Discord, Depression & Mood, Family Issues & Breakdown, Parenting, Grief & Bereavement and Self Esteem.

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Diamond Creek Psychology & Counselling Services

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Our Clinics:

Your Local Psychologist
Suite 1/ 68 Main Hurstbridge Rd
Diamond Creek 3089

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Your Local Psychologist
PO Box 380
Diamond Creek 3089

Fax: 0399 236 003

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