Seekers of eunoia.
Eunoia (n.) a pure and well-balanced mind; beautiful thinking; a well mind.
Being a small practice we have no administrative support in place and no direct phone number. So the enquiry box above is the best way to get in touch with us.
Canberra Technology Park - Block A, Room 204, 49 Phillip Ave, Watson, ACT, 2602
The Well Mind team tends to work Monday to Saturday. Get in touch to discuss times and availability.
We would like to acknowledge the Ngunnawal people who are the traditional custodians of this land, and pay respect to the Elders of the Ngunnawal Nation both past and present.
Josie is a co-founder and Principal Clinical Psychologist of Well Mind Psychology. She is a Board-approved supervisor, and a full member of the Australian Psychological Society (APS). Josie has a Bachelor of Science Psychology with First Class Honours and a Doctor of Philosophy in Clinical Psychology from the University of Canberra. Her PhD thesis examined causal beliefs about mental illness, and how these beliefs impact perceptions of, and stigma towards, mental illness and the treatment process. Josie has worked with people of all ages and all life stages in a variety of settings, and has over a decade of experience in working with adolescents, young adults, and families within community mental health settings.
Josie works in a genuine, warm and non-judgemental manner. She uses a range of client centered therapeutic approaches which are relational and emotion focused. Josie has training in cognitive behavioural therapies including: Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT), Cognitive Behavioural Therapy (CBT), Dialectical Behavioural Therapy (DBT), Schema Therapy, and Trauma-Focused Cognitive Behavioural Therapy (TF-CBT).
Josie enjoys working with people to overcome challenges in their lives including struggles with managing their emotions. She believes that everyone is unique and enjoys forming a genuine relationship to help work with people towards reaching their goals and creating a life full of value and meaning.
Josie offers therapy and treatment to people who are experiencing depression and low mood, interpersonal problems and difficulties with relationships, anxiety and stress, challenges related to personality disorders, low self-esteem or self-worth, emotion dysregulation, adjustment and transition issues, school-related problems, work stress, parenting difficulties and family-related conflict.
Rohan is a co-founder and Principal Clinical Psychologist of Well Mind Psychology. Rohan is a full Member of the Australian Psychological Society (APS) and Fellow, APS College of Clinical Psychologists. Rohan has a Bachelor of Science Psychology with First Class Honours, and a Master of Clinical Psychology from the University of Canberra. Rohan’s background includes working within both the public mental health sector and private practice settings.
Rohan has experience working with people of all ages and all life stages. He approaches therapy in a warm, genuine, and compassionate manner providing a non-judgmental space for his clients to feel validated and supported to develop the mental skills required to reach their full potential.
Rohan takes a holistic approach, using evidence-based interventions including (not limited to) Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT), Dialectical Behavioural Therapy (DBT) and Cognitive Behavioural Therapy (CBT).
Rohan works directly with clients addressing a range of difficulties including ADHD, depression, anxiety, OCD, emotion dysregulation, adjustment and transition issues, family-related conflict, school-work related problems, sleep, and interpersonal problems.
He has a keen interest in the following cohorts:
• Young people (15-30 age range)
• Parents: having trained and facilitated in the “Tuning into Kids” and “Tuning into Teens” parenting programs, trained in attachment-based “Circle of Security – Parenting”, and having worked in the CAMHS DBT Adolescent Program.
• Athlete mental health and wellbeing: working with young athletes, parents and adult athletes across a range of issues including depression, anxiety, emotion regulation, interpersonal effectiveness, attention and focus skills, resilience building, and identity development.
Kelly is an endorsed Clinical Psychologist, Board-Approved Supervisor and full member of the Australian Psychological Society (APS). Kelly has a Bachelor of Arts Psychology (Honours), and a Doctorate of Clinical Psychology from the University of Western Australia. Her Doctorate thesis investigated the neuropsychological deficits associated with eating disorders. In her career Kelly has worked in a variety of public health settings including community mental health, Australian Public Service and inpatient facilities.
Kelly has built her practice around a client centred approach, and enjoys working collaboratively and empathically with clients. Kelly utilises evidence based approaches including Cognitive Behavioural Therapy (CBT), Dialetical Behavioural Therapy (DBT), Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT) and Eye Movement Desensitisation and Reprocessing (EMDR).
Kelly has worked with clients from across the lifespan including children, adolescents, adults and older adults. Kelly has background working with military veterans. Kelly has experience with a range of conditions including, anxiety, generalised anxiety disorder (GAD), depression, alcohol and substance use issues, personality disorders and sleep disorders.
Kelly has a particular interest working with clients who have experienced trauma and PTSD, including childhood trauma and traumatic experiences in adulthood.
Kelly works at Well Mind Psychology on Mondays and Wednesdays.
Ben is an endorsed Clinical Psychologist, board-approved supervisor, and a member of the Australian Psychological Society (APS). Ben has a Bachelor of Science Psychology with First Class Honours and a Doctor of Philosophy in Clinical Psychology from the University of Canberra. His PhD thesis examined the development and implementation of youth mental health outcome measures within measurement feedback systems.
Ben has worked mainly with adolescents and young adults within the youth mental health sector over the last decade. He currently works part time at Radford College as a school psychologist (due to this Ben is not able to see Radford College students at Well Mind Psychology as it is a conflict of interest). Ben has also worked in the areas of family support and crisis management.
Ben utilises Acceptance Commitment Therapy (ACT), Cognitive Behavioural Therapy (CBT), and Schema Therapy in his practice. Ben works with a range of issues including depression, anxiety, interpersonal issues and workplace stress.
Ben currently works at Well Mind Psychology on Tuesdays and Thursdays.
Graham has been an endorsed Clinical Psychologist for over 10 years following the completion of his Master of Clinical Psychology at the University of Canberra. He also holds a Bachelor of Science in Psychology (First Class Honours) and Bachelor of Coaching Science, as well as being a Board-approved supervisor. Graham’s research publications have focussed on school bullying, and the impact of ‘green exercise’ on mental health. Graham has an interest in the intersect between physical and psychological wellbeing and the effect of outdoor environments on both.
Graham’s experience of working as a psychologist in Canberra has ranged from forming part of a multidisciplinary health professional team supporting children with disabilities, working in school-based settings through to large government organisations, and in private practice. This has led to experience working with people across the lifespan with a range of presentations and issues, including work/study stress, anxiety, depression, anger, sleep, and neurodevelopmental disorders such as ASD, ADHD and learning disorders. Graham utilises several evidence-based psychological interventions (e.g., Cognitive Behavioural Therapy, Acceptance and Commitment Therapy) in his warm and empathic approach to support the development of practical skills with his clients in their pursuit of leading a meaningful life.
Graham currently works at Well Mind Psychology on Thursdays, with a focus on working with adult clients.
Nikki O’Dwyer is an endorsed Clinical Psychologist and a Board Approved Supervisor with over 10 years of experience. She completed a Bachelor of Science (Psychology) with Honours before meeting the requirements to be a psychologist in 2009. After working for several years, she returned to study and completed a Masters of Clinical Psychology in 2019. Her research has been published, which examined current early intervention for young people with a diagnosis of borderline personality disorder.
Nikki has worked in many settings including community mental health, crisis intervention and therapy services both in management and as a clinician. Nikki has experience working across the lifespan, holding roles in both adult mental health teams and child and adolescent mental health teams. Nikki aims to engage collaboratively with clients in a warm and respectful manner while building a genuine and safe environment for change.
Nikki’s experience involves a variety of evidence-based modalities for therapy including Cognitive Behaviour Therapy (CBT), Dialectical Behaviour Therapy (DBT), EMDR, Cognitive-processing Therapy and Schema Therapy. She works closely with people to reduce the impact of developmental trauma and on managing overwhelming emotions. Nikki has a breadth of experience in assisting those living with psychosis, PTSD, bi-polar affective disorder, depression, anxiety, OCD, and personality disorders.
Clare Watsford is an endorsed Clinical Psychologist who specialises in providing evidence-based psychological interventions to young people, and has been for over 10 years.
She also works with both adults and young people with common mental health presentations such as anxiety, depression, relationship difficulties, parenting concerns, and perinatal mental health.
Her expertise is in providing Cognitive Behavioural Therapy. Clare has a PhD in Clinical Psychology from the University of Canberra and has several publications in the area of youth and perinatal mental health.
Clare currently works in the Well Mind Psychology on Mondays.