Emma has worked at WHWS in a number of roles since 2003 and has been in her current role since 2008.
Emma is a passionate advocate for women in business, women's wellness, mental health, leadership and balance. As well as being CEO of WHWS Emma is an author, speaker, business, NPO and life coach, wife and mother.
I have joined WHWS in July 2015 in a capacity of a bookkeeper. In early 2016 another role was added to my job description.
Wearing two hats now of Operations Manager and the Official “Number Cruncher”, I contribute to the success of Women’s Health & Wellbeing Services behind the scenes.
In my free time (what’s that?) I enjoy reading, gardening, boating and just hanging out with my family.
Therapeutic Manager and Clinical Counsellor
BA Applied Psychology & BA Counselling
Cindy has worked with Women, couples and their families, as well as managed the therapeutic team for ten years. She has specialised in supporting parents and their children in developing secure relationships. She brings compassion and warmth in her work in helping individuals and families develop an understanding of their emotional world and successfully navigate their struggles using a wide range of evidence-based interventions to enable them to enjoy connection and life.
Therapeutic Manager & Senior Therapist
Hannah has been working at WHWS since 2010 in full time role as administration coordinator. Together with Kate and Ashlee, Hannah is the face of our organization. Hannah is the welcoming smile at reception, and she specializes in making our clients feel relaxed and welcome. Hannah’s interests are spending time with her dogs, playing softball and travelling.
Kate has been working at WHWS for 2 years in a part time role as administration assistant. Together with Hannah and Ashlee, Kate is the face of our organization. Kate is the welcoming smile at reception, and she specializes in making our clients feel relaxed and welcome. Kate’s interests are spending time with her family and reading books.
Lauren joined the WHWS team in January 2019 as our triage officer and client support. She has a background as a registered nurse and is currently in the final stages of completing her social work degree.
Lauren is passionate about understanding each client’s individual needs and linking them with services within our organisation and services in the community to enhance wellbeing.
In her spare time she loves to bake sweet treats, spend time at the beach with her family and practice yoga.
Triage and Client Support
Bachelor of Social Science (Leisure Science)
Janet has over 10 years of experience working and volunteering in the community in the fields of sports management, recreation and community health. She has a flair for organising programs and events. She is passionate about connecting people and building collaborative relationships between community organisations. Janet is a competent public speaker and small group facilitator who enjoys adding an element of fun to her presentations.
Janet strongly values the health and wellbeing of individuals and the community. She is a self-confessed health freak who loves spending time outdoors, practising yoga and eating nutritious food. She is a wife and mother of two who has learnt the value of making time for self-care and thrives on opportunities for personal growth and development.
As part-time Health Promotion Officer at Women’s Health and Wellbeing Services, Janet:
presents health and wellbeing talks in the SE metro community
sets up information displays at festivals, expos and forums
coordinates health promotion workshops and outreach services
creates partnerships with local government, schools, community organisations and businesses
Health Promotion Officer
B.Psych., PostGradDip. Forensic Sexology, M. Psych
Bree is a registered psychologist who enjoys working with adults and children.
She has a special interest in working with couples and individuals regarding relationship issues and sexuality.
Other interests include helping people incorporate mindfulness creativity and self-compassion in their everyday life.
In her spare time Bree enjoys recharging in nature, making music and attempting to stay balanced by practicing what she preaches
Counselling Psychologist (registrar)
BSc (Psych) Honours, Grad Dip Ed (Primary), MPsych (Counselling Psychology)
Lana is a registered psychologist who provides evidence-based psychological care to individuals across the lifespan. Her approach as a therapist is warm, empathetic and collaborative. Lana’s therapeutic work is strengths-based and person-centered. Lana views therapy as a collaboration between therapist and client and focuses on utilizing and enhancing the client’s own strengths and resources to achieve their goals. Her previous work as a primary school teacher enables Lana to quickly develop a rapport with children and work with them and their family to achieve positive outcomes.
Lana works with children, adolescents, and adults presenting with a wide range of issues including; Depression and anxiety, Grief and loss, Parenting, Relationship difficulties, Behavioural difficulties, Trauma, Stress, Personal development and life transitions
Lana is experienced in several therapeutic techniques which are utilized according to the client and their needs. These include; Cognitive Behavioural Therapy, Solution-focused Therapy, Existential therapy, Interpersonal Therapy and attachment theory.
Melanie Robson is a Counselling Psychologist of 6 years, who works with individual woman and couples and also runs group programs. She has experience in perinatal mental health, parenting difficulties, anxiety, depression, life adjustment transitions, addiction, stress and grief. She has a special interest in sexual difficulties and sexuality and is currently studying sexology.
In her spare time she enjoys going on family adventures, exercise and her cats.
Kasey is a registered psychologist who enjoys working with adults, adolescents and children.
Kasey’s approach to therapy is strengths-based and person-centered. Kasey believes the most important aspect of therapy is for people to feel comfortable in sharing their story, and as such places great importance on building rapport.
Kasey works with a wide range of issues including; Depression and Anxiety, Grief and loss, Relationship and friendship difficulties, Trauma, Stress, and many others.
Kasey uses a range of therapeutic techniques including: Cognitive Behavioural Therapy, Solution-focused Therapy, Existential therapy, Interpersonal Therapy and Acceptance and Commitment Therapy.
Outside of work, Kasey enjoys shopping for fresh ingredients at local WA farmers markets, and cooking up a storm.
BSc Hons (Psych), M Psych (Counselling).
Denise is a Counselling Psychologist who has worked with individuals, couples and groups. She has a special interest in working with anxiety, relationship issues, trauma, and workplace difficulties. Denise uses a range of evidence-based therapeutic techniques depending on the needs of the individual client. She feels strongly that the counselling experience should be a safe and supporting environment.