Our Psychologists and Counsellors

Each of our psychologists works with a wide range of issues, some of which are listed under their names below. Click on any psychologist’s name to learn more about them, and to read about the range of issues that they work with. We are happy to talk to you over the phone about which psychologist is likely to be a good fit for you.

Connie Terzis, Clinical Psychologist
and Practice Principal
BA Psych (Hons), MPsych (Clin), MAPS
Anxiety & anxiety disorders
Long-term patterns
Depression & mood disorders
Stress, coping, sleep difficulties

Dr Lissa Johnson, Retired

BA, BBsc (Psych Hons), MPsych (Clin), PhD (Psych), MAPS
Self worth
Relationships and couple therapy
Trauma and childhood trauma
Grief and bereavement
Long term life patterns

Kim Stevens / Morley, Psychologist
Bpsych, Grad Dip(Psych), MAPS
Anxiety, stress
Grief, coping, change
Life patterns
Relationships, couples therapy
Perinatal psychology

Talia Gonda, Clinical Psychologist
BPsych (Hons), MPsych (Clin), MAPS
Anxiety Disorders
Mood Disorders
Student issues (e.g. procrastination)

Dr Oscar Modesto, Psychologist
BA Psych, MPsych, PhD (Psych), MAPS
Couple therapy & family therapy
Relationship issues
Gay identity
Grief and loss
Existential issues and self-worth

Adrianna Loveday, Psychologist
BSc(Advanced)(Honours), MOrgPsych, MAPS  
Dealing with adversity
Development of leadership capacity
Building resilience

Cristina Wildt, Counsellor
Couples therapy
Migration and relocation
Life change, loss
Meaning, purpose and self worth

Claudia Giezen, Psychologist
BSocSc, Masters of Applied Behaviour Analysis, PGDipPracPsych (BA)
Anxiety & Phobias
Improving social skills
Couples work
Managing symptoms of ADHD
Workplace burnout
Adjustment disorder

Dr Emma Welch, Clinical Psychologist
MSc (Hons, Psych), DPsych (Clin)
Depression & Mood Disorders
Anxiety & stress
Trauma & childhood trauma
Self esteem, life dissatisfaction

Laura Alfred, Clinical Psychologist
MA Sociology, BA Psych (Hons), MPsych
(Clin), MAPS
Depression and Anxiety
Complex problems
Parenting & perinatal issues
Workplace issue

Emily Phillips – books closed
BA (Hons), MPsych (Clin), MACPA
Adjustment to illness
Grief & bereavement
Anxiety & Anxiety Disorders

Linda Stevens – Retired
BA (Hons, Psych), MPsych (Clin), MAPS
Relationships, couples therapy
Anger & conflict management
Grief, infertility, parenting
Anxiety & Anxiety Disorders
Depression & self esteem

Our Counsellors and Couple Therapists

Read about our couple therapists and counsellors here.

Phone: Sydney (02) 9331 0756 
e-mail: enquiries@confides.com.au
Address: Suite 517, 185 Elizabeth St Sydney