Practitioners Profile

Our team of clinicians at Thinkaheadare highly qualified with a minimum of 20 years clinical experience working with children, adolescents, and adults experiencing a range of difficulties. Each member of our team has completed at least six years of university training including a post-graduate masters degree in psychology.

Our clinicians are members of the Australian Psychological Society, which is a professional body with its own code of ethics. Our psychologists are subject to a wide range of professional and ethical requirements imposed by a statutory body and their own professional association.

At Thinkahead we are committed to providing excellent customer care, supportive and therapeutic interventions and are experienced in treating complex cases. Please see below for a more detailed overview of our clinicians experiences and areas of expertise.

Tanja Limnios

Managing Director at Thinkahead Consultant Psychologists Pty Ltd

Tanja Limnios is a registered psychologist with over 21 years clinical and organisational experience. She specialises in the assessment and treatment of mental health conditions such as anxiety, depression, grief, trauma and eating disorders. Tanja has had additional training in eating disorders (Anorexia and Bulimia) and uses evidence based interventions when treating individuals, children, couples and families. Tanja works closely with local GP’s, communities and corporate organisations and divides her time working across both the clinical field of private practice as well as the corporate consulting.

Tanja’s area of interest is working with couples and families providing pre-marital and couple counselling. She also sees children and adolescents that experience difficulties at school, behavioural issues and/or mental health conditions such as anxiety and depression. Being a parent herself she works closely with parents, couples and families by using a family systems approach and providing psycho-education and parenting skills training to help support all members within the family unit.

Tanja also works in the corporate consulting space and has expertise in assisting and treating individuals experiencing workplace difficulties and return to work issues. She works closely with individuals to deal with the broader issues that surface in all organisations and takes a very strategic and solution focused approach. She uses a combination of positive psychology, coaching and counselling to create behavioural change and build resilience.

Tanja also delivers training to various industries and organisations. Her focus is to provide early intervention, equipping managers to better support staff as well as implement effective preventative strategies.Tanja is also a presented at a number of national conferences and a lecturer at the Australian College of Applied Psychology.

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Bachelor of Arts (Psychology) University of Newcastle
  • Masters of Applied Psychology University of Newcastle
    • ADDITIONAL TRAINING CERTIFICATIONS:

      • Certificate IV in Training and Assessment (TAE40110)
      • EMDR St John of God Hospital (Burwood)
      • Advanced Critical Incident Stress Debriefing Jeffrey Mitchell and George Everly (Baltimore)
      • Understanding personality and personality disorders (Hunter Institute of Mental Health)
      • Bereavement Counselling Mal McKissock (Sydney Bereavement Centre)
      • Breaking the Pattern of Depression Dr Michael Yapko (Sydney)
      • Therapeutic Treatment of Acute Stress Disorders (Hunter Institute of Mental Health)
      • Eating Disorders Essentials ( Australian Centre for Eating Disorders)
        • MEMBERSHIP OF PROFESSIONAL ASSOCIATIONS:

          • Full Member of Australian Psychological Society (APS104604)
          • Medicare Registered (2861052K)
          • Member of the Psychological Board of Australia (PSY1237261)
          • WorkCover Approved Provider
Jessica Radovan

Consultant Psychologist

Jessica Radovan is a registered Psychologist with over 10 years’ clinical experience both in Australia and the UK. She has worked across various sectors including community mental health, the NHS, non-government services, schools, and hospital settings. She has extensive experience working with children, adolescents, families and adults and takes a holistic approach in treatment.  She has supported clients experiencing depression, various anxiety conditions, addictive behaviours, disabilities and relationship issues.  Jessica regularly liaises with other allied health professionals such as GPs, speech therapists and occupational therapists to ensure the best possible outcome for her clients.

Jessica’s area of interest is working with children, young people, and adults with varying difficulties including depression, anxiety and OCD, as well as family and relationships difficulties. Jessica is trained in and uses a variety of therapeutic approaches including Cognitive Behaviour Therapy (CBT), Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT) and Interpersonal Psychotherapy (IPT), not to mention various parenting programs.

Jessica aims to create a safe space for her clients where they can share their current difficulties and work together towards a shared understanding of these difficulties. Jessica then takes a client centered approach in developing solution focused strategies to alleviate presenting issues and symptoms.

Jessica has also provided training to individuals, teams and carers on understanding various topics related to mental health and disabilities, as well as providing training on specific strategies and interventions to assist individuals in their recovery.

Topics Jessica has provided training on include understanding Autism, mental health conditions, challenging behaviours,promoting positive communication strategies for those with various disabilities and strategies to manage difficult or challenging behaviours.

Jessica’s other area of expertise is running group programs for adolescents using a CBT appraoch. She is also trained in the Triple P (positive parenting program).

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Bachelor of Science University of Sydney
  • Graduate Diploma in Science (psychology) University of Sydney
  • Masters in Social Health Macquarie University
    • ADDITIONAL TRAINING CERTIFICATIONS:

      • Accredited Triple P Practitioner / Facilitator
      • Level 4 Stepping Stones Triple P and Level 4 Group Teen Triple P
      • CBT and Mentalization in work with children, young people and their families(The Anna Freud Center)
      • Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (with Dr Russ Harris)
      • Practitioner Training for Interpersonal Psychotherapy for Adolescents (The British Psychological Society)
      • Mental Health Emergency Care (The Institute of Psychiatry,NSW)
        • MEMBERSHIP OF PROFESSIONAL ASSOCIATIONS:

          • Medicare Registered
          • Member of the Psychological Board of Australia (PSY0001331494)