Our Team

Annie Yang

Annie Yang

Senior Psychologist - BA, POST GRAD DIP (PSYCH), MPYSCH (ED & DEV), MAPS

Rachel Kovacevic

Rachel Kovacevic

Managing Director, Principal Clinical Psychologist BA, BSC (HONS), MPYSCH (CLIN), MAPS

Scott Wakeling

Scott Wakeling

Psychologist - BPsychSc (Hons), MPsych (Clin)

Annie's Bio

Annie is a registered psychologist with extensive experience working with children, adolescents, and families.

She specialises in developmental and educational psychology, working closely with teachers, carers and parents to help her clients.

Annie offers clinical assessments and treatments for a wide range of child and adolescent mental health and learning concerns. Special interests include autism, anxiety, depression, learning disabilities and adjustment difficulties for International Students.

Sessions are available to children, young people and their families, in both English and Mandarin.

Rachel's Bio

Rachel has acquired considerable skill in service development and clinical leadership through a range of senior roles in health, education, corporate and community settings.  

She is an advocate for service delivery models that balance financial sustainability with principles of equity and accessibility; and is skilled in methods of qualitative research, including conducting interviews and facilitating focus groups.

Rachel is regularly called on to present workshops and seminars to allied health professionals and provides supervision and mentoring to postgraduate students and clinicians.  She is an endorsed Clinical Psychologist, an accredited Rehabilitation Provider and an AHPRA-accredited Supervisor.

Her particular areas of expertise include pain and psychosomatic medicine; and expressive therapy and sand play.

Rachel especially enjoys working with young adults, children and families. Rachel’s clients appreciate her sense of humor, down to earth approach, and experience in the assessment and treatment of a wide range of mental health concerns.

Scott's Bio

Scott has a Masters degree in Clinical Psychology and is experienced in working with adults, adolescents and parents.

He’s treated and assessed a range of mental health issues in community, clinical, health, and research settings, working collaboratively with clients on issues such as anxiety, depression, relationships, life transitions and health concerns.

Scott uses evidence-based techniques and an approach that’s both analytical and person-centred. His belief is that we each have the ability to realise our potential and to make positive changes.

Sneha Jethmalani

Sneha Jethmalani

BA (PSYCH); POST GRAD DIP (PSYCH); MPSYCH (COUNSELLING)

Dr Karen Hallam

Dr Karen Hallam

Director of Research and Evaluation

Sneha's Bio

Sneha is a psychologist with several years’ experience working with children and adolescents, both in educational settings and the private sector.

She has a strong interest in counselling children on a variety of issues, including anxiety, low self-esteem, parental separation problems and challenging behaviours.

Sneha also has extensive experience conducting psycho-educational assessments for students with learning difficulties, giftedness or those seeking early entry to Grade Prep.

Karen's Bio

Dr Karen Hallam is a researcher, practitioner and evaluator in the health and mental health field with 14-years’ experience delivering reports, tenders and grant applications for research and evaluation projects in the tertiary and commercial sectors. Karen completed her PhD in the Department of Psychiatry at The University of Melbourne and a Masters of Clinical Psychology at RMIT to be both a researcher and clinician. She has extensive experience in project design, analysis and delivery (including survey construction) for University and commercial sponsors. Karen has worked for six Victorian Universities as a statistical consultant and specialises in quantitative research design, implementation and analysis. In addition to consultation roles, Karen has 35 peer reviewed journal articles and over 1,000 journal citations in the areas of health, mental health and novel pedagogical approaches to health worker education.

Client Relationship Team

        Operations

Genna Upson

Genna Upson

Genna's Bio
Jane Mantzalas

Jane Mantzalas

Jane's Bio
Michael's Bio

Michael completed a work a placement at Outlook Matters in 2010 and has stayed with the practice since.  In addition to general cleaning, Michael is an enthusiastic generator of building maintenance ideas.  He takes care of the games and toys, maintains the symbol cupboard and ensures that our art and craft materials are stocked and ready to use.

He’s always up for a chat.  His favourite topics include music and movies.