Eastbrooke Health Hub, Level 1, 86 Thuringowa Drive, Thuringowa Qld 4817
info@hemispheres.com.au
0439 074 075

Our Team

Dr Jane Caffery

Clinical and Forensic Psychologist

Jane is a fully registered clinical and forensic psychologist whose skills are in helping people with personal, emotional, behavioural, motivational and relationship problems.

Jane has experience in helping adults dealing with a range of emotional issues including dealing with depression, anxiety, grief and loss, problem behaviours and dealing with stress.  Jane also provides psychotherapy for post-traumatic stress disorder, substance dependence, relationship issues, self-esteem, personality difficulties, anger management and communication skills among other things.

Jane has a special interest in brain-based therapies including EMDR and Neurofeedback.

Qualifications

D.Psych (Clinical & Forensic), James Cook University.

Registrations, Memberships and Training

  • Fully registered psychologist with AHPRA
  • Registered provider with Medicare, National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS), WorkCover and Open Arms (VVCS)
  • Accreditated EMDR practitioner with EMDR Association of Australia (EMDRAA)
  • BSP Trainee, trained in Brainspotting, Phase 1 (August 2018)
  • Trained Neurofeedback Practitioner
  • Trained QEEG Practitioner
  • Affiliate with EEG Education and Research (EEGER)
  • Trained BWRT Practitioner.

Jane is trained and experienced in a number of therapy modes including Cognitive Behaviour Therapy (CBT), Schema-focused Therapy, Eye Movement Desensitisation and Reprocessing (EMDR), Brainspotting and Brain Working Recursive Therapy (BWRT). Jane is well versed in various therapeutic modalities including Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT), Interpersonal Therapy (IPT) and a range of mindfulness approaches.

Jane takes a compassionate and non-judgemental approach in working with her clients to assist them in moving towards their goals. She is a dedicated practitioner who is committed to helping clients maximise their strengths and skills so they can live more meaningful lives.

Prior to commencing in private practice in 2008, Jane worked in a variety of mental health settings and organisations including Centrelink, James Cook University and in correctional centres in Queensland and New South Wales.

Simin Kashi

Neurofeedback & QEEG Practitioner

Qualifications

B.Psych (Hons), James Cook University.

Memberships and Training

  • Trained Neurofeedback Practitioner
  • Trained QEEG Practitioner.

Michelle Bell

Mental Health Accredited Social Worker

Michelle is a Mental Health Accredited Social Worker, registered with the AASW (Australian Association of Social Workers), which qualifies her to provide focussed psychological therapies under Medicare, NDIS, Open Arms (VVCS), Workcover and other funding modalities.

Michelle has experience and skills in a wide range of mental health and emotional issues, including Depression; Anxiety and Stress; Perinatal Anxiety and Depression; Anger, Trauma and PTSD;  Pain; Interpersonal relationships and communication difficulties; Eating Disorders; Grief and Loss, including grief and loss associated with Chronic Illness; Substance misuse; Indigenous emotional health and wellbeing; Chronic and Enduring mental illness and assisting people with Job Readiness Skills.

Michelle is also a trained Neurofeedback practitioner.

Qualifications

Mental Health Accredited Social Worker (University Medal Winner 2009)

Registered Nurse

Registrations, Memberships and Training

  • Registered with AASW
  • Registered provider with Medicare, NDIS and Open Arms (VVCS)
  • Trained Neurofeedback Practitioner
  • YMHFA and BRiTA futures facilitator
  • Butterfly foundation trained group facilitator
  • Cert IV in Training and Assessment

Michelle is trained and experienced in a number of therapies including Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT), Interpersonal Psychotherapy (IP), Motivational Interviewing (MI), Cognitive Behavioural Therapy (CBT), Brief Solution Focussed Therapy and Cognitive Analytical Therapy Formulation (CAT).

Michelle’s practice takes into consideration the uniqueness of every person and situation.  She applies a social work theory base to her practice that is founded on social justice ideals, and that acknowledges the inherent strengths of each individual. Michelle has a strong commitment to holistic health, health literacy and preventative and early intervention health strategies.

Prior to commencing work at Hemispheres Psychology and Neurotherapy, and still working in her ongoing clinical roles, Michelle has worked in a range of Primary and Secondary mental health settings including a specialist mental health employment agency, Queensland Health Mental Health Services (TCCU and ABI), NAPHL, TAIHS and rural areas (Ayr and Ingham).