Meet the Team
At Solutions for Life psychology, we work with you as part of your Team. We seek to understand yours or your child’s needs and help to find solutions that work best for you through the provision of therapeutic and assessment services, support, community connection, and up-to-date information. We value our clients and see you as part of our family.
Dr Kerry Marsh
PhD (Psych) B.Psych(Hons) MAPS MAAPi DGPP
Kerry graduated in 2000 from Griffith University. She spent many years working in Private Practice and Government sectors of the community whilst completing her PhD on Bullying in High Schools. In her 21 years of practice she has worked with children, families, adolescents, and adults.
Kerry has focused on providing:
* effective therapy, support
* psychological assessment
* the development of group focussed strategies
for children, adolescents and families.
Kerry works to support people with all types of issues that are impacting their lives including Anxiety, Panic Disorder, OCD, Social Anxiety, Phobias, ADHD, Autism Spectrum Disorders, anger, stress and worry, depression; grief and loss; support with parenting, and behavioural and emotional issues for children.
GDip.Psych, BSc (Psych) MAAPi
Jessie has completed her Graduate Diploma in Psychology through Monash University and her Undergraduate Degree in Psychology at Griffith University. In addition to seeing individual clients, she is proficient in diagnostic and cognitive assessments, and diagnostic assessment. She has a major role in writing, coordinating and co-facilitating Groups.
Jessie takes pride in her work and displays attention to detail, allowing her to advance in all areas of work and has quickly become an important member of our Team.
Jessie completed her 2 Years of Internship as a Provisionally Registered Psychologist at Solutions for Life and holds full registration. She also holds a d Diploma in Justice of Administration
Jessie is proficient in working with anxiety, depression, phobias, ADHD, Autism Spectrum Disorders, anger, stress, worry, grief and loss, supporting parents with behaviour strategies, and has a specific interest in attachment and girls/womens issues.
BSC (Psych) (Hons1stClass) MAAPi
Abigail completed her undergraduate degree in psychology along with achieving 1st Class Honours at the University of Queensland. She is now undertaking her two-year Internship with Solutions for Life as a provisionally registered psychologist..
Abigail has experience working with children in individual and group settings. She is proficient in working with anxiety, depression, phobias, ADHD, ASD, anger, stress, worry, grief and loss, and supporting parentings with behaviour strategies. Abigail has an interest in working with children with disability.
B. PsychSC (Hons), B. CCJ. MAAPi
Khiarn completed her Undergraduate Degree in Psychological Science and Criminology at Griffith University. She worked as a Generalist/ Family Counsellor and Women’s Advocate for over two years, working with children, adolescents, adults and couples. She is now completing her two-year internship at Solutions for Life as a Provisionally Registered Psychologist.
Khiarn has experience working with children, adolescents, adults, families and couples, in individual and group settings. She is proficient in working with domestic violence, anxiety, depression, ADHD, Autism Spectrum Disorder, anger, stress, worry, grief and loss, and parenting. Khiarn has a specific interest in attachment, development, and relationships.
B.BehavSc(Psych)/BJus (SAA), GradDip PsychAdv. MAAPi
Rachel is a provisionally registered psychologist. She holds a bachelor’s degree in Justice (Criminology and Policing) and Behavioural Sciences (Psychology) from The Queensland University of Technology. She completed her fourth year of psychology at Monash University undertaking a Graduate Diploma of Psychology Advanced.
Rachel has experience working with children and adolescents, particularly those with Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) and Attention Deficit Hyperactive Disorder (ADHD). She has also gained work experience from various internships with Child Safety and Bravehearts. Rachel is passionate about helping her clients using an empathic and non-judgmental approach to engage in a safe therapeutic space. She works with clients at both individual and group settings and is proficient in working with ASD, ADHD, anxiety, depression, behavioural and emotional issues for children, anger, pathological demand avoidance, and parenting. Rachel has a specific interest in anxiety and pathological demand avoidance.
B.Psych GDip.Psych PsychAdv. MAAPi
BSC (Honours) Psychology PGCE Med School Guidance and Counselling
Hannah completed her Psychology Honours degree at the University of Leeds in the United Kingdom. During her studies, she developed a keen interest in child, developmental and educational psychology which led her to become a school teacher in the first stage of her career.
As a teacher, Hannah completed a Master of Education in School Guidance and Counselling to train as a school guidance counsellor, before becoming a provisional psychologist and starting her role at Solutions For Life. Throughout her career, Hannah has worked with a diverse range of young people, families and school staff in different countries and from different cultures to work towards solutions that improve clients’ mental health and wellbeing. Hannah has supported children with wide-ranging mental health, learning and social needs from various backgrounds and cultures.
Hannah prides herself on providing a positive and supportive environment that nurtures her clients’ mental health and wellbeing, empowering them to achieve their goals. Furthermore, supporting clients using high-yield strategies that suit the diverse dimensions of their lifelong learning, enables them to have the passion to thrive and succeed in all aspects of their life. Hannah uses a wide range of therapeutic techniques to achieve the best results for clients and thrive on seeing the positive impacts of evidence-based therapeutic interventions to improve client outcomes.
Group Coordinator / Co-Faciliator
Sarah is finalising her Public Health degree
Kyle is finalising his honours project for his Bachelor of Psychology at Griffith University. He is involved in many groups at Solutions for Life, having facilitated groups with children at a wide range of developmental stages. He has worked with clients from ages six to twenty-one, focussing on the development of social skills, emotional recognition and regulation, and anxiety management. In addition to group work, Kyle is assisting Kerry with the roll out of the Tali-Train attention training program.
Kyle cares deeply for quality education. He has offered tutoring services in literature and mathematics, adapting his approach for both primary and high school children.
Kyle is dedicated to maintaining a careful attention and empathic approach to clients. He has particular interests working with neuroatypical individuals and promoting autonomy among young males.
Client Services Team
Client Services Manager Clinic Manager