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Contact Name: Early Start Australia I WA I Subiaco
Contact Number: (08) 9388 9960
Emergency Contact: (08) 9388 9960 (9.00 to 5.00 Monday to Friday)

About Early Start Australia I WA I Subiaco

Overview for specialities column on website:

Child and adolescent emotional health; Circle of Security parenting program; couples counselling; family relationship difficulties; gender identity issues; learning difficulties; post-natal depression; post-traumatic stress; school problems; self-harming adolescents

Karen King, Counselling Psychologist

Karen is passionate about supporting families to enjoy happy relationships across life.  She has expertise working with mums experiencing postnatal depression, children with challenging behavioural and emotional health concerns, learning difficulties and attentional problems, adolescents who self-harm, couples in conflict, and family relationship struggles.

Dr Jenny Sandilands, Clinical Psychologist

Jenny loves working therapeutically with children and families experiencing difficulties with anxiety, depression, disruptive behaviour disorders, high-functioning autism spectrum disorders, and peer social relationships.  She works hard to transfer therapeutic interventions into lasting change within the family system, friendship groups and learning environment.

Aoife McNally, Educational & Developmental Psychologist

Aoife enjoys assisting parents work collaboratively with educators to implement practical school-based interventions for children with learning difficulties, intellectual delays, attentional problems and emotional health concerns.  She has an intimate understanding of school systems to assist parents navigate the complexities of educational requirements for children with unique needs.

Kylie Crump, Educational & Developmental Psychologist

Kylie is passionate about assisting parents to build a strong and healthy relationship with their children.  She has a special interest in perinatal and postnatal mental health and recognises the importance of supporting mums and dads throughout these challenging early first years of life.  Kylie is a registered Circle of Security educator to help parents raise an emotionally secure child.


Dr Davinia Shannahan, Psychologist

Davinia has considerable experience in working with children, adolescents their families and within the school system. Her areas of interest include social and emotional wellbeing, supporting learning potential, family relationship functioning and autism.  Davinia is a creative and playful practitioner who uses a range of therapeutic interventions that help young people and their families find new narratives and possibilities to the challenges they face.

Rhianna Nolan, Psychologist

Rhianna has developed expertise working with children, teenagers and adults.  She loves working from a strength-based and person-centred approach, aiming to empower clients of all ages to improve their wellbeing, emotional resilience and confidence. Her therapeutic areas of interest include anxiety disorders, perfectionism, stress and burnout, post-natal depression and anxiety, grief and loss (particularly miscarriages and deaths within family units), social and emotional wellbeing in children and adolescents, mood disorders and interpersonal relationships.


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