Our staff consist of Provisionally Registered Psychologists. All staff have completed a minimum of 3 years of undergraduate study in Psychology and at least one year Post Graduate studies in Psychology. Their practice is fully supervised by a Senior Psychologist/ Supervisor.
Sam Arnold- Provisional Psychologist
Sam has an interest in working with clients from diverse backgrounds and all ages. Her background in training and development fuels her belief that each client is unique and deserves an approach that addresses and meets their own identified goals and outcomes.
Nadia Ha – Provisional Psychologist
Nadia has experience working with children, adolescents and young adults experiencing (but not limited to) socio-emotional difficulties (e.g., anxiety, depression), social/peer conflict, relationship/adjustment issues, stress management, and academic/work-related concerns and planning. She works collaboratively alongside her clients to determine an appropriate course of action to best support their individual needs. She is inclusive of supporting all aged clients from diverse backgrounds.
Smruthy Nair – Provisional Psychologist
Smruthy has extensive experience working with children, adolescents, and women from marginalized communities, in the areas of disability, sexual trauma and mental health. She has strong skills in CBT, narrative therapy and positive psychology, delivered within a trauma-informed, person-centered and feminist practice. She is multilingual and can support clients speaking Hindi, Urdu, Tamil, and Malayalam as well as English.
Natasha Caligiuri – Provisional Psychologist
Natasha has experience working with children and adolescents. She has assisted children with Autism Spectrum Disorder and learning disabilities. In addition, she is interested in supporting all aged clients with issues related to mood disorders- depression or anxiety, relationship difficulty, work-stress, vocational and cognitive assessments. Natasha is bi-lingual in both English and Macedonian.
Ms Yukti Mehta – Provisional Psychologist
Yukti is interested in the multicultural elements of personality, improving performance and well-being. She is interested in depression and anxiety disorders. Yukti is multilingual in English, Hindi and Gujarati.
Ms Stephanie Fletcher – Provisional Psychologist
Stephanie adopts a warm, empathic, collaborative approach to treatment and seeks to gain an in-depth understanding of each client. She uses a client-centred approach and applies a variety of evidence-based interventions to facilitate positive change.
Stephanie is interested in working with people of all ages and has a special interest in relationship difficulties, anxiety, depression, career development, grief and loss and transition
Ms Laura Viana Lopez – Provisional Psychologist
Laura has experience working with people of all ages. She is interested in working alongside clients with diverse cultural backgrounds. She has experience using key therapeutic techniques for a variety of mental health related issues. Laura is bilingual in English and Spanish
Ms Katy Dib – Managing Director/ Supervisor
Katy has been a registered Psychologist and Supervisor since 2007. She is a founder and Managing Director of Melbourne Affordable Psychology.
Dr. Peter Eide – Managing Director/ Supervisor
Peter is a fully registered Psychologist and Supervisor. He is a founder and Managing Director of Melbourne Affordable Psychology.
Teddy Vu – Social Media/ Marketing
Daniel Dang – Social Media/ Marketing
Previous interns and what they say about their time at MAP
Isaac Lee – 2018 graduate – My time at MAP was invaluable, rewarding, educational and one of the best experiences of my life. I’m so grateful for the opportunity I had to work with everyone involved with the low cost service, especially the wonderful clients.
Karen Fisher– 2019 graduate- MAP provided me the opportunity to grow and gain confidence as a psychologist in an incredibly supportive environment. I realise now since qualifying and working in private practice how grateful I am for the experience, education, skills, support and supervision I gained during that time.
Fabiola Leon– 2019 graduate- I will be always grateful to MAP, my supervisors and colleagues for supporting and encouraging me to get to where I am now. My time there was rewarding, I got to know great people (clients, co-workers and supervisors) and learned many important lessons whilst being in a easygoing and supporting environment.