OUR PASSION &
A Clinical Psychologist is a Psychologist with advanced training specialising in the area of Clinical Psychology – the area concerned with mental health
ASSESSMENT AND DIAGNOSIS
Vitality Unleashed Psychology provides comprehensive assessment and diagnosis services to clients for a wide range of mental health concerns.
Vitality Unleashed Psychology provides tailored treatment programs to individual, couples, and families as we know one size does not fit all.
At Vitality Unleashed, we provide intelligent psychological care for children, adolescents and their families tailored to your specific needs and unique situations.
Meet our Psychologists & Dietitian
Clinical Psychologist | Director | Board Approved Supervisor
Ashley is a highly qualified, warm & understanding Clinical Psychologist and the Founder and Director of Vitality Unleashed. She has over 14 years clinical experience in psychology. Ashley has a strong passion for understanding the mind and human behaviour, and helping people to work through challenges and reach their happiness goals. Ashley recognises that each individual has their own unique experiences and tailors her treatment to suit the individuals needs.
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Dr. Alana Schuurs
Clinical and Health Psychologist | Board Approved Supervisor
Dr. Alana is a highly qualified and expert Clinical Psychologist and Health Psychologist (dual endorsement) with 15 years of experience in the profession and a Doctoral degree in Clinical Psychology. She has worked extensively with adolescents & adults presenting with a broad range of psychological/mental health issues and physical/medical issues for assessment, diagnosis and treatment. She has a great deal of experience in many treatment modalities including CBT, Schema Therapy, DBT & more. Alana is a very warm and caring person, who strives to help her clients achieve their wellbeing goals.
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Rachael Berry is a fully qualified Clinical Psychologist with experience in providing psychological and psychometric/cognitive assessment, diagnosis and treatment to children, teens and adults for a wide range of mental health and neurodivergent issues. Rachael is warm and empathetic, with a strong passion for psychology and helping her clients to meet their goals.
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Clinical Psychology Registrar
ACCEPTING NEW CLIENTS: Matt is a fully-registered Psychologist and a Clinical Psychology Registrar after having completed his Master of Psychology (Clinical) and Bachelor of Psychology. Matt provides psychological therapy and psychometric/cognitive assessment to both adults and children for a wide variety of clinical presentations including depressive and anxiety disorders, ADHD, autism, personality issues and more. Matt is a warm and friendly member of our team.
Catalina is a warm, relatable and empathetic, fully qualified registered psychologist, who provides therapeutic support to clients aged 15 and over from all backgrounds with an array of presentations. Catalina works with individuals experiencing but not limited to depression, anxiety, panic attacks, stress, PTSD, suicidality and a variety of other concerns. Primarily utilising Cognitive Behavioural Therapy (CBT), Catalina also implements techniques from Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT), Dialectical Behavioural Therapy (DBT), amongst others. She believes in a holistic, person-centred and collaborative approach to treatment, with the goal of increasing a clients’ level of insight, self-efficacy, confidence and awareness on their journey to optimal wellbeing.
Stacey registered as a Psychologist in NZ in 2018. She is a warm and friendly psychologist with an interest in providing psychological assessment and treatment to clients aged 16 years to older adults. Her areas of interest include depressive and anxiety disorders, personality disorders, trauma/PTSD, forensic issues, substance misuse, anger and stress management, emotion dysregulation and more. Stacey adopts various treatment approaches including Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT) and Cognitive Behavioural Therapy (CBT).
Accredited Practising Dietitian
Stephanie is a talented, warm and welcoming Accredited Practising Dietitian having completed her Master of Nutrition and Dietetics and Bachelor of Health Science. Stephanie provides dietetics services to children, teens, adults and older adults for a wide range of physical and mental health issues.
She has a special interest in collaboratively working alongside our Psychologists for treatment provided to clients with Eating & Feeding Disorders, as well as female health issues, food allergies and intolerances, gastrointestinal issues, cancers and thyroid related issues just to name a few.
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About our practice
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Areas of Treatment
We provide evidence-based psychological assessment, diagnosis and treatments for a wide range of emotional, psychological and mental health concerns for children, teens, adults and older adults. All of our treatment plans are tailored specific to our client’s own unique presenting issues, with a no ‘one size fits all’ approach, to help you achieve our wellness goals in the most effective way possible.
Low mood, loss of pleasure & motivation, sleep issues, low energy, worsened concentration, feeling worthless, and sometimes self-harm thoughts are signs of depression. Your happiness awaits you. Seek treatment early today.
Hard to control worries, feeling on-edge, nervous, or perhaps it’s panic attacks, OCD, or PTSD/Trauma. These are all signs of Anxiety. Freeing your mind from the cage of anxiety is possible!
Intense irritable mood, feeling euphoric, racing thoughts, little need for sleep, full of energy, super boost in confidence, starting many projects and not finishing them, with episodes of depression. These are signs of Bipolar Disorder.
Restricting food intake, counting calories, frequent weight checking, unhappy with body image, binge eating, purging, excessive exercise, and guilt are all signs of eating disorders. Building a healthy relationship with your food and body is possible.
Irritable/snappy mood, easily angered, hard to relax, trouble sleeping, overactive mind, dry mouth, feeling tired/exhausted. These signs indicate heightened stress. Effective, yet simple stress management tools help you to enjoy living in the Now!
Sleep problems like insomnia, mid awakening and nightmares is really common and contributes to many psychological issues like depression, anxiety, moodiness, feeling overwhelmed and trouble coping. Get help for a better sleep today.
Contact us to book a consultation
Your happiness and wellbeing is our priority. If you would like to arrange a consultation with our caring, experienced and highly qualified psychologist, or have any further enquiries about the services provided here at Vitality Unleashed Psychology, feel free to get in contact with our friendly team of staff. We are committed to providing an outstanding level of patient care and support, so feel free to give us a call on
07 5574 3888, we’ll be happy to assist with your enquiries.
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