Our Team of Child Psychologists

Please note:

  • All staff are fully registered psychologists with postgraduate training in psychology and substantial experience helping children, teenagers and parents with learning, emotional and social issues.
  • All staff are trained and experienced in administering full learning assessments which are required to diagnose dyslexia, dysgraphia and dyscalculia (disorders in reading, written expression or maths).
  • All staff are experts in education and familiar with the school environments found at many different private and government schools around Melbourne.

Deborah Jepsen

Deborah JepsenDeborah has extensive experience as a secondary school teacher, counsellor, school psychologist and child psychologist working in private practice. Deborah helps children, adolescents and parents dealing with a diverse range of issues. She also provides professional supervision and coaching for our team as well as other psychologists. Deborah loves helping kids overcome challenges and reach their true potential. 

You can text Deborah Jepsen our Principal Psychologist on 0419 574 537. 

Hayley Quekett

Hayley is passionate about making a difference in the lives of children and families. She has a broad range of experiences assisting children to overcome challenges. Hayley completed a Master of Educational Psychology at the University of Melbourne. She is able to provide evidence-based practices to assist with behavioural, social, emotional, and learning difficulties. This includes working with children experiencing common challenges such as anxiety, depression, social skills, emotion regulation, family relationship issues, study skills, confidence, and motivation. She believes that everyone presents with a unique combination of strengths, which can be harnessed to assist children to reach their potential.

Jessica Levetan

Jessica has a broad range of experience helping children, adolescents and parents overcome many common challenges. Jessica’s areas of focus include anxiety, depression, behavioural problems, peer and family relationship issues, study skills, motivation and performance. Jessica loves helping children develop life skills and learn how to thrive.

How can we help?

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Why have 2,866* parents chosen us?

(*As of 24th July, 2019.)

  • Private and confidential: We are a private service so you will receive 100% independent and confidential advice.
  • Child and adolescent experts: We only work with school age children, teenagers and parents.
  • Education and school experts: We will help you navigate the school system to get the best possible results for your child.
  • Qualified and experienced: We only employ psychologists with a master degree or higher and experience working in schools.
  • Fast appointments: We don't keep a waiting list and see most new clients within 7 days.
  • Convenient location: We are in Port Melbourne with easy access from many parts of Melbourne and unrestricted street parking.
  • Trusted methods: We use approaches that are strongly supported by research evidence or clinical experience.
  • Lovely beachside office: You will love our quiet, modern and attractive office, with its beach and ocean-themed rooms.