Lisa Shetler

Principal Clinical Psychologist

Lisa is a registered Clinical Psychologist with the Australian Health Practitioner Registration Agency (AHPRA) and accredited psychology supervisor with the Psychology Board of Australia. Having worked across both the private and public health sectors, Lisa specialises in supporting children, adolescents and families with complex difficulties. She is a visiting lecturer at the University of Adelaide in the field of Child Psychology, an accredited teacher of Mindfulness and Self-Compassion for Teens and the Circle of Security Parenting Program. Lisa’s vision for FLOW is to ensure that young people and their families have timely and affordable access to a coordinated, multi-disciplinary team of highly trained clinicians. Her goal as a therapist is to ease people’s suffering and improve quality of life.

Emma Currie

Clinical Psychologist

Emma is a registered Clinical Psychologist with the Australian Health Practitioner Registration Agency (AHPRA) and works with young people and their families across both the public and private sectors. Emma is particularly interested in supporting adolescent clients as they navigate the teenage years and the difficulties that may arise during this time. She has a strong passion for helping young people to understand the things they are struggling with, and to build psychological skills to better manage these experiences. Emma focuses on making the therapy space comfortable for her clients and uses a variety of evidenced-based therapies, tailored to meet each person’s needs. Emma also enjoys providing educational assessments to school-aged children, and working alongside schools and families to ensure that their child has all of the support and tools they need to reach their full potential.

Sarah Watherston

Clinical Psychologist

Sarah is a registered Clinical Psychologist with the Australian Health Practitioner Registration Agency (AHPRA) who brings energy and fun to every session. She has previous experience in both the public and disability sector working with complex cases and young people with developmental disabilities. Sarah believes that all sessions should incorporate play-based learning and specialises in working with children aged 2 – 12 years of age. She is passionate about supporting children with developmental disabilities such as Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD), Intellectual Disability (ID), and other genetic conditions which impact on learning and development, along with their families and educational supports. Sarah is also passionate about helping children and their families better understand anxiety, including understanding why anxiety feels the way it does and where the physical symptoms come from. She loves supporting children to ‘boss their brains’, which is an important step in turning anxiety around. Sarah is a strong believer in empowering all children and their families through fun, interactive activities and learning to help them thrive and achieve their goals!

Matt Condie

Clinical & Performance Psychologist

Dr Matthew Condie is an Australian-trained and based Clinical Psychologist with an international education in Sport and Performance Psychology from the United States. Throughout his career, Matt has held several key roles including positions with child protection, youth and adult mental health, forensic drug and alcohol, emergency paediatric services, perinatal and infant mental health and refugee mental health both in Australia and abroad. Matt uses a range of interventions to address mental health concerns, with the goal of developing a balanced, resilient and successful individual. His primary focus is on using a client’s strengths as a driver for change, growth and learning. Matt is also an educator in the United States, teaching in the area of Sport and Performance Psychology and Leadership.

Lyn Verrall

Psychologist

Lyn finds engaging with children, parents and teachers in their partnership of exploration enriching. A desire to connect and collaborate with students is what has taken her on a journey from classroom Early Childhood Teacher, Special Needs Literacy Teacher to Psychologist. She has taught for twenty five years across the Catholic, DECD and Independent School sectors. Lyn now holds a B.Ed. in Literacy, a B.A. in Psychology and a Post Grad Diploma in Psychology. Her last ten years have been spent working as a Psychologist, both in Western Australia as a School Psychologist and Psychologist at Dyslexia Speld Foundation; and here in South Australia with SpeldSA. At FLOW, Lyn specialises in providing cognitive and educational assessments for school age children. She is looking forward to empowering the home-school partnerships of families, to support academic progress and well-being outcomes.

Brad Williams

Occupational Therapist

Brad is a registered Occupational Therapist with the Australian Health Practitioner Registration Agency (AHPRA) and committed to supporting children and their families to make positive changes in their lives. Brad brings a holistic approach to therapy, gained from working across the not-for-profit, government and private sectors.  He has particular interests in the areas of mental health, social and emotional development, well-being and self-worth. Brad is passionate about the value of nature on health and well-being and enjoys weaving this into the therapeutic process.

Madeleine Close

Occupational Therapist

Madeleine is a registered occupational therapist with Australian Health Professionals Regulation Agency (AHPRA), OT Australia and is Better Access to Mental Health endorsed. Madeleine is passionate about helping young people develop confidence, resilience and independence allowing them to flourish within their many environments. Madeleine has worked previously in the private sector and continues her work in the public sector at the Child and Adolescent Mental Health Service. She has a strong interest in mental health, play, therapeutic parenting and social emotional well-being. She believes a collaborative approach is the key to supporting young people not only to be well, but to thrive.

Kate Hodges

Speech Pathologist

Kate is a registered Speech Pathologist with Speech Pathology Australia and brings a wealth of knowledge and experience to the team at FLOW. Having worked in the Disability Sector as well as Primary Health, Kate’s passion is in providing early intervention for young children and working together with families to overcome their difficulties. Kate is trained in Hanen and Circle of Security and specialises in the areas of speech and language, feeding, voice and play-based interventions.

Lorren Cianci

Allied Health Assistant

Lorren is currently studying a Bachelor of Psychology (Honours) degree at the University of South Australia. She has previous experience working with children and young people in her work at Modbury Special School, as an OSHC Educator and as a volunteer with Kickstart for Kids. Lorren has a passion for helping people achieve their full potential and works from a strengths based perspective, believing that empowerment is one of the biggest windows to opportunity. At FLOW, Lorren helps young people and their families to meet their individual goals by supporting the work of FLOW clinicians and providing mentoring, tutoring and implementation behaviour support plans for NDIS clients.

Julie Pollitt

Practice Manager

Julie is our dedicated and friendly practice manager and shares our passion for helping children and families. With experience as a personal assistant, writer, finance manager and mum, Julie keeps everything at FLOW running smoothly and assists families to access the services and information they need.