Our Team of Psychologists
Simone Isemann is a psychologist who has Masters in both Clinical Psychology and Coaching Psychology. Simone manages the clinical services at at Lifeline Harbour to Hawkesbury and sees a diverse range of clients within the bulk billing service.
Simone works in the areas of depression, anxiety and life transitions and adjustments and draws on her knowledge of positive psychology, Cognitive Behavioural Therapy (CBT), Dialectical Behaviour Therapy ( DBT) and Acceptance & Commitment Therapy (ACT) to help clients work towards increased resilience and well-being. As well as seeing individual clients, she co-facilitates the Hoarding Treatment Program and R.E.A.C.H mood disorder group.
Jeanette Svehla is a registered psychologist who has a Bachelor of Arts-Psychology (Honours) and a Post Graduate Diploma in Applied Psychology. Jeanette coordinates the Problem Gambling service at Lifeline Harbour to Hawkesbury, funded by the NSW government’s Responsible Gambling Fund, to provide counselling and support services for problem gamblers, their families and others. She also works in the bulk billing service and on the personal counselling team where she sees clients with a diverse range of issues including trauma, depression, other mood disorders, anxiety, substance abuse disorders, life transitions and adjustment issues.
Jeanette is trained in Focused Psychological Strategies including Dialectic Behaviour Therapy, Acceptance and Commitment Therapy, Cognitive Behavioural Therapy and Motivational Interviewing. She enjoys working with clients to develop skills and strategies for a positive and healthy lifestyle. As well as seeing individual clients Jeanette co-facilitates the R.E.A.C.H mood disorder group, the Hoarding Treatment program and the Problem Gambling group.
Megan Andriessen is a registered psychologist and an Associate Member of the Australian Psychological Society (APS). Megan has completed training in a range of focused psychological strategies including Cognitive Behavioural Therapy (CBT), Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT), Dialectical Behaviour Therapy (DBT), and Anger Management. She is currently engaged in postgraduate studies with the Brain and Mind Centre (University of Sydney).
Megan sees clients with issues including depression, anxiety, grief and loss, and life transitions, as well as parenting and relationship issues. Core to Megan’s therapeutic practise is the desire to create an empathic, non-judgmental and compassion-filled atmosphere where clients feel empowered to set goals and develop workable strategies for achieving them.