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Meet Our Team

KLAUDIA GEBERT

Clinic Director | Psychologist
B.Psych, B.Crim, PG Dip Psych

Klaudia has over 10 years experience in the mental health sector providing not only focused psychological assessment, intervention and treatment to individuals but also group intervention programs, workshops and presentations throughout NSW, WA and VIC. Klaudia founded Self Reflections in 2013, relocating it to Wollongong in 2017 with an aim to provide high quality, safe and non-judgemental services which are affordable yet easily accessible to those in the Illawarra community.

As a Psychologist, Klaudia believes in working collaboratively with her clients to help them achieve their individual goals. She understands that each individuals experience is unique, and therefore their treatment must be tailored to meet their needs.

Klaudia goes beyond a “band-aid” treatment approach to ensure clients make lifelong sustainable changes. Klaudia aims to provide a supportive and friendly environment in which clients can develop new skills in managing their current difficulties, while building on their existing strengths. Furthermore, Klaudia provides clinical services that are collaborative, transparent and respectful of clients’ beliefs, culture and heritage, ethnicity, gender and sexual identity.

Klaudia has extensive experience in working with young adults and adults. She is experienced in individual cognitive and behaviour psychological therapies, including Cognitive Behavioural Therapy (CBT), Enhanced CBT, Dialectical Behaviour Therapy (DBT), Enhanced DBT, Schema Therapy, and Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT).

Furthermore, Klaudia has obtained extensive training in the treatment of eating disorders through the Australian Centre for Eating Disorders as well as the treatment of trauma through the Australian Psychological Society. She continues to expand her knowledge to those in need.

As a speaker, Klaudia provides informative and constructive presentations and group interventions for a variety of corporate professionals, executive leadership teams, workshop groups, retreats and forums.

DR KRYSTAL SATTLER

Clinical Psychologist
D.Psych (Clin), M.Psych (Clin)

Krystal is a Doctor of Clinical Psychology who has over 10 years of experience providing psychological intervention to adolescents and adults. She has extensive experience in the assessment and treatment of depression/mood disorders, life stressors and adjustment, anxiety disorders, relationship issues, grief/loss, trauma, and personality disorders.

Krystal works from a client-centred and collaborative approach, with a focus on establishing a strong therapeutic relationship.

She believes this is the solid foundation that is necessary to be able to foster curiosity, safety, and to help empower her clients to become experts in managing their own emotions and overcoming their difficulties.

Krystal uses a number of treatment approaches, including Cognitive Behavioural Therapy, Schema Therapy, Dialectical Behaviour Therapy, Acceptance and Commitment Therapy, and Mindfulness. In addition to providing individual therapy, Krystal has experience in providing education and psychological therapy groups. Krystal has trained and worked in a variety of settings including public health, private hospitals, drug and alcohol rehabilitation centres, non-government organisations, and universities.

Krystal is a registered WorkCover/SIRA/CTP treatment provider, and also provides services through ‘Open Arms – Veterans & Families Counselling’ (previously known as VVCS). Krystal completed her Masters of Psychology (Clinical) in 2014 and her Doctorate of Psychology (Clinical) in 2019 at the University of Wollongong.

Krystal is a member of the Australian Psychological Society (APS) and the Australian Clinical Psychology Association (ACPA).

JUDIT MARKOS

Psychologist
B.Psych, PG Dip Psych

Judit is a Registered Psychologist who has over 10 years of experience providing evidence- based treatment as well as testing and assessment for clients across the lifespan. She has diverse experience working with children and adolescents with emotional and behavioural struggles, social and learning difficulties and using a variety of assessment tools. Judit has extensive experience working in the areas of depression, anxiety, complex trauma, grief and loss, self-esteem and family relationship breakdown. She has a special interest in supporting individuals diagnosed with an Autism Spectrum Disorder and working with people affected by trauma, childhood abuse and domestic violence.

She has worked in both the Out of Home Care and private sectors and holds current registration with Medicare and is an approved provider for Work Cover/SIRA/CTP.

Judit’s sessions provide a non-judgemental, client focussed and holistic approach to counselling and interventions. She tailors treatment approaches to each individual and likes to adopt a strengths-based approach to assist all clients to develop self-confidence and lasting skills to manage difficulties. When working with young clients, she enjoys creating a fun and engaging therapy space and tailors her therapy to the child’s individual needs and interests.

She aims to provide a collaborative approach by working with the child, parents, carers, teachers and other health care professionals to provide the best outcome for the child.

She is proficient in a number of psychological and behaviour change therapies including Cognitive Behaviour Therapy (CBT), Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT), Solution Focussed Therapy,

Circle of Security Parenting (COS), narrative therapy and play therapy. She is passionate about mental health and assisting people to bring about long-term positive change in their lives.

LAURA MCCABE

Psychologist / Clinical Psychology Registrar
B.Psych (Hons), M.Psych (Clinical)

Laura is a Psychologist / Clinical Psychology Registrar who has recently completed a Master of Psychology (Clinical) at the University of Wollongong. She provides evidence-based treatment and assessments for clients of all ages across a wide scope of mental health presentations. Laura has experience working with anxiety and phobias, depression and mood related disorders, self-harm, behavioural difficulties, adjustment difficulties, emotion / mood regulation difficulties, self-esteem, sleep, eating disorders and personality disorders.

Laura has a special interest in working with children, adolescents and young adults. She is extensively trained with treating anxiety disorders, with a particularly interest in obsessive – compulsive traits, panic symptoms and social phobia.

Trained in a wide range of psychological modalities including Cognitive Behavioural Therapy (CBT), Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT), and Dialectical Behavioural Therapy (DBT), Laura tailors treatment to the specific needs of the client and will also draw from aspects of Schema therapy, Narrative therapy, Mindfulness and Family-Based therapies.

Laura strives to create a safe, non-judgemental space where clients can freely express themselves. Her warm and compassionate approach allows clients to feel supported and empowered to make long-term changes. She does not believe in a one-size fits all approach, and works collaboratively alongside clients to create an individualised treatment plan that will work towards achieving their personal goals.

Laura understands that seeking mental health support can be a challenging and daunting experience. She will work with the client, at the pace they feel most comfortable with, while utilising their individual strengths. Laura provides clients with insight and skills ultimately allowing clients to live their most fulfilling life.

SARAH REYNOLDS

Psychologist
B.A. Psych (Hons.)

Sarah is a Registered Psychologist who has over six years experience providing psychological support and intervention to people of all ages, with particular expertise in working with adolescents and young adults. She has diverse experience working with depression, anxiety, social and emotional difficulties, disordered eating, eating disorders and body image concerns. Sarah has a strong passion for working with young people and their families and advocates that the strongest therapeutic relationships are ones that are developed respectfully, transparently, and collaboratively.

Sarah has extensive experience working across the lifespan, with her most recent experience working as a therapist in The Butterfly Foundation’s Youth Intensive Outpatient Program (IOP).

Sarah believes that the therapeutic relationship is key to success in treatment, and her therapeutic style is warm, genuine, and person-centred. Sarah understands that seeking treatment can be difficult and believes in providing a safe and non-judgmental space for clients to explore their own motivations to recover and to assist them in moving closer to a valued and meaningful life.

Sarah supports the Health at Every Size (HAES) approach, works from a non-dieting framework, and is dedicated to helping others make positive changes in their lives.

BILLY FOGDEN

Clinical Psychologist
B.Psych (Hons), M.Psych (Clinical)

Billy is a Clinical Psychologist with over eight years experience working across a broad range of age groups, presentations and contexts. Most recently he has practiced in the child and adolescent setting where he has worked closely with clients in complex family and social circumstances. He has a special interest in psychosomatic conditions, anxiety disorders, eating disorders and parent/child attachment issues. He has additional experience in facilitating groups, working within family systems and consultation to schools. Completing his Masters of Psychology (Clinical) at the University of Wollongong, he continues to hold a teaching role at the University through supervision of Clinical Psychology student placements.

Billy takes an integrative approach to therapy sessions; drawing on ideas from Acceptance and Commitment Therapy, Cognitive Behavioural Therapy, Dialectical Behavioural Therapy, using aspects of schema therapy, narrative therapy, play therapy as well as a range of other family therapy modalities.

He works from the understanding that individuals are doing the best they can with the current skills they have. As such Billy works hard on empowering clients with new skills and strategies to manage their emotions and social relationships. He is passionate in seeing the individual make their own positive changes to their life and works closely with them through this process.

CHARLOTTE PARR

PSYCHOLOGIST
B.SC (PSYCH HONS), M.HS (PSYCH), PG DIP PSYCH

Charlotte is a Registered Psychologist with over 8 years of experience in the mental health sector providing psychological assessment, intervention and treatment to adolescents and adults, both individually and within group intervention programs. Charlotte has extensive experience working in the areas of depression, anxiety, grief and loss, self-esteem, eating/body image/body weight issues, relationship difficulties, life transition difficulties, addictions and sexuality/gender/identity issues.

As a Psychologist, Charlotte takes a holistic, client-centred, collaborative and strength-based approach, she tailors her therapy to the unique needs of each client and is respectful of clients’ culture, beliefs, ethnicity, gender and sexual identity. She is non-judgemental and compassion, dedicated to helping her clients find more joy and meaning in their lives while supporting them to overcome their difficulties.

Charlotte has extensive experience working with adolescents and adults from diverse backgrounds. She is experienced in Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT), Dialectical Behaviour Therapy (DBT), Cognitive Behavioural Therapy (CBT), Compassion Focused Therapy (CFT) and Motivational Interviewing (MI).

Charlotte has obtained comprehensive training in ACT, in particular, ACT for adolescents and emerging adulthood. She continues to expand her knowledge to those in need. When working with adolescents, she enjoys creating a fun and engaging space and tailors her therapy to her clients needs and interests.

ALICIA THACKRAY

Accredited Practicing Dietitian
B.Sc (Nut & Ex Sci), M.Sc (Diet & Ex Phys)

Alicia Thackray has a Masters of Science in Nutrition Dietetics and Exercise Physiology obtained from the University of Wollongong, and is an Accredited Practicing Dietitian with the Dietitians Association of Australia.Alicia has over 10 years experience working in metabolic health, mental health and weight management in children, teenagers and adults, is certified in low FODMAP eating and has an interest in eating disorders.

Alicia has a passion to provide clear evidence based dietary advice to help you to live well, avoid fad dietary trends that do not work and be the healthiest you can be. As a mother of four she understands the busy demands of life and will work with you to develop a healthy lifestyle personalised to your situation.