Experienced psychologists registered with the Australian Health and Practitioner Regulation Agency (AHPRA)
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What matters most is what you do today, we pride ourselves in helping you develop the insight you need to make today count and live the life you most deserve.
For over 10 years, insight has brought together a team of highly trained and experienced psychologists with diverse interests and specialisations to deliver a wide range of psychological treatment and assessment services to children, adolescents, adults and couples. Insight aims to provide specialist clinical and forensic services through our assessment and treatment of a wide range of mental health issues, difficult personality styles and behavioural problems using evidence based practices both individually and in groups. Our psychologists exercise professionalism, sensitivity and a client-centered approach to ensure that you feel comfortable and are working towards your goals. Our approach is to ensure that each client feels understood and supported in their therapeutic journey.
Through our corporate and educational well-being programs, we provide mental health wellbeing training packages as well as educational and workplace assessments, personal development, leader training and development, resilience building, coaching, individual and group therapy and conflict resolution. We help you and your organisation thrive by creating a mentally healthy workplace.
All of our psychologists maintain professional development and ensure that our assessment and treatment approaches are up to date and based on the most current research. We help you achieve your goals and the life you deserve through insight.
Meet Our Team
We are a team of experience and registered Psychologists who have Masters or Doctoral level training in clinical, counselling and forensic treatment and assessments.
Our staff have worked in a range of fields such as the Department of Justice, Department of Human Services, forensic and clinical inpatient and outpatient services, trauma support services and University psychological services.
Insights’ clinicians have varied specialties and research interests, and as a result are able to offer expertise in a range of psychological treatment and assessment areas. Our team operates within the ethics and principles prescribed by the Australian Psychological Society’s’ charter.
Dr Elizabeth Terziovski
Elizabeth is a registered Clinical and Forensic Psychologist, having completed a Doctorate in Clinical Psychology, specialising in Forensic Psychology, at Monash University in 2008. She has had over 10 years experience working with adults, adolescences and more recently couples presenting with a range of clinical and forensic issues.
Elizabeth has a broad range of clinical interests including working with clients who experience mood and anxiety disorders, personality disorders, trauma related emotional difficulties, self-esteem and identity issues, loss and grief, anger issues and couples work. Elizabeth works collaboratively and creatively with the client to explore and identify alternative ways of responding to situations that occur in our lives and to develop new skills. She particularly focuses on bringing about self-awareness and identifying the client’s values with the view of creating different opportunities and choices in how we live our lives. Elizabeth tailors the treatment to the client, presenting problem and willingness to change. She is recognised for providing in-depth therapy that is based on the fundamental principles of empathy, respect and validation. She combines these fundamental principles with evidence based psychological approaches such as Cognitive Behavioural Therapy (CBT), Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT), Dialectical Behaviour Therapy (DBT), Mindfulness, Solution Focused Therapy, Exposure Therapy and principles from the Gottman Method and Emotion Focused Therapy (EFT) to achieve client’s goals.
Prior to establishing insight, Elizabeth developed a broad base of skills in clinical and forensic assessment, having worked in several clinical and forensic settings including Thomas Embling Hospital (Forensicare), Community Forensic Mental Health Service (Forensicare), Monash University Clinical Psychology Centre and the Children’s Court Clinic at the Children’s Court of Victoria. Elizabeth has administered and interpreted a wide range of psychological tests designed to assess personality, psychopathology, risk of violence, intelligence and cognitive functioning. Her skills and experience in conducting assessments have extended to authoring Court reports and giving evidence as an expert witness.
Elizabeth is a member of the Australian Psychological Society and also the College of Clinical Psychologists and College of Forensic Psychologists. She is registered to provide clinical psychology services as a Medicare Service Provider, and is also a registered Service Provider with WorkSafe Victoria and the TAC. Elizabeth also speaks fluent Macedonian.
Dr Claire Campbell
Claire is a psychologist with over 12 years of experience working in many different psychology and therapy contexts. She is an active communicator with extensive experience working with diverse client groups, both in one‑on‑one and in group settings. Through her training and professional career Claire has developed advanced skills in therapeutic approaches such as CBT, ACT, and narrative therapy, and strong capabilities in strengths focused approaches and intercultural engagement.
Claire has worked in both the government and non-government sectors. She has developed and managed community mental health programs both locally and internationally. Claire is also a coach with the constelation for life competence and as part of this invovlement has facilitated workshops internationally to develop knowledge and sklls of working alongside communites applying strength based approaches to address health and mental health issues.
Claire has an active interest in research having acted as supervisor or secondary supervisor to a number of research projects (undergraduate, masters and doctoral level). She has presented a number of papers at international conferences.
Claire is a member of the Australian Psychological Society and is registered to provide medicare, TAC and work cover psychological services.
Mr Robert Leardi
Robert is a registered Clinical Psychologist and completed his Masters in Psychology (Clinical) degree from Deakin University in 2011. He has a broad range of clinical interests, particularly in the areas of depression, anxiety, obsessive compulsive disorder, posttraumatic stress disorder, emerging borderline personality patterns, trauma, anger and emotion regulation, loss and grief, problem gambling, and adolescent mental health. Through his warm, empathic and accepting nature, Robert spends time developing a strong therapeutic relationship with his clients to form a deep shared understanding of their challenges. He then adopts a client-centered, goal-oriented and collaborative approach to treatment. Robert combines essential psychological principles such as confidentiality, respect and validation with evidence-based treatments such as cognitive behavioural therapy (CBT), exposure therapy with response prevention, acceptance and commitment therapy (ACT), solution focused therapy, schema therapy, and principles from the PACE model.
Robert is a Medicare provider and is registered to provide services to people with TAC and Work Cover matters. He has worked with clients of various cultural backgrounds and is also skilled in a wide range of psychological tests designed to assess personality, psychopathology, risk of violence, and intelligence and cognitive functioning. He has authored many Court reports and given evidence as a witness. He provides both psychological treatment and assessment services.
In addition to his current role Robert currently works as a senior clinician at Take Two (Berry Street) and has worked extensively with adolescents involved in the Child Protection and Youth Justice systems. He previously has experience working in community mental health teams and in adult prisons where he provided both individual and group therapy. He has held research and teaching roles with Turning Point Drug and Alcohol Centre, Monash University, Deakin University, and RMIT University. Robert has won academic awards for his research in problem gambling and has presented at international conferences. He is a member of the Australian Psychological Society, the National Association for Gambling Studies, and the Association for Contextual Behavioral Science.
Ms Biljana Celeska
Biljana is a registered psychologist with the Australian Health Practitioner Regulation Agency (AHPRA) and a member of the Australian Psychological Society (APS). She has completed a Master of Counselling Psychology at La Trobe University and Honours in Psychology at RMIT University.
In previous roles, Biljana has worked in both school and university settings to provide assessment and treatment to children, adolescents, and adults experiencing a broad range of mental health concerns. She has also worked in hospital in-patient settings with individuals with more complex mental health concerns undertaking assessments, crisis management, and assisting with discharge into the community.
Biljana has an eclectic and flexible approach to therapy, and tailors treatment to the individuals’ needs. Biljana believes that the fundamental aspect of therapy is a strong therapeutic relationship and approaches clients with an empathic, caring, and supportive nature. In combination with these underlying principles, Biljana uses evidence-based therapeutic modalities such as Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT), Interpersonal Psychotherapy (IPT), Cognitive Behavioural Therapy (CBT), Motivational Interviewing, Solution Focused Therapy, and Mindfulness, to assist clients. She has worked with individuals presenting with a variety of clinical issues and cultural backgrounds, and has a broad range of clinical interests including working with young adults, attachment, and interpersonal relationships.
Biljana is registered to provide psychology services as a Medicare Service Provider, and is also a registered Service Provider with TAC and WorkSafe.
Ms Alexandra Ehrenberg
Alexandra is a registered psychologist with the Psychology Board of Australia and a member of the Australian Psychological Society. She has over 10 years experience in delivering psychological services including individual therapy, family therapy, report writing and providing training and professional development programs.
Being trained in a diverse range of therapeutic frameworks means she is flexible in her approach and tailors the therapeutic process to meet your individual needs. Such therapeutic styles include:
• Acceptance and commitment therapy
• Interactive drawing therapy
• Cognitive behavioural therapy
• Solution-focused therapy
• Narrative therapy
Alexandra works primarily with children, adolescents and families. Her passion and expertise focus on adolescent well being; working with young people who have experienced developmental trauma, domestic violence and emerging mental illness. Her aim is to provide a reparative environment to help young people learn about themselves and learn the skills to have a fulfilling life.
Dr Maritza Thompson
Briana has been in the customer service industry for 10 years. This has always been a passion of hers as assisting customers & attending to their needs is something she prides herself on.
In the workplace Briana is an organized person, warm, helpful & bright, and also doesn’t mind having a chit chat.
In her everyday life, Briana enjoys spending time with her family, shopping & traveling.
Ana has been a part of the client relations team at Insight since 2017. In her role, she manages social media as well as coordinating the Insight website, blog material, and client newsletters. This is an integral role as it holds the link in updating clients of news that are relevant to Insight, to ensure open and smooth communication. You may see her friendly face in the clinic, however Ana is usually working away behind the scenes! Ana holds a Bachelor’s degree in Psychological Science and is currently undergoing her postgraduate studies in Psychology. In her spare time, Ana runs her own part-time blog that’s all about positive psychology, lifestyle tips and well-being.
Taylah Ranieri is the face you see at the front desk Monday-Friday. During Taylah’s spare time she loves playing netball and enjoys spending time with friends and family. Taylah has exceptional people skills, computer skills, and a high attention to detail.
When asked about working at Insight, Taylah is quick to explain that it has given her the opportunity to meet many great people and adapt to different situations. Taylah considers being a part of what Insight does (and seeing, first hand, how the clients lives can be enriched by what is offered), as truly wonderful.
Shalini is a registered Psychologist with the Psychology Board of Australia, having completed her MSc and MPhil in Clinical Psychology. Shalini’s professional psychology work has widely spanned across all life stages and clientele. She has worked with older and younger adults, adolescents and children, from highly diverse cultural and socio-economic backgrounds.
Passionate about making a genuine difference to the lives of her clients, she deeply values the Rogerian principles, including therapeutic environment establishment, genuineness, acceptance and empathy. The power of strong therapeutic alliance is an important practice principle for Shalini.
Trained to formulate and tailor-make intervention plans to answer the unique needs of each client, Shalini uses an eclectic method and skills base. She amalgamates multiple preferred therapeutic approaches, including cognitive behaviour therapy, strengths supportive therapy, interpersonal therapies, schema therapy, acceptance and commitment therapy and integrated mindfulness techniques.
Shalini’s experience includes working with socially prevalent clinical conditions, including major depression, anxiety, bipolar disorder, obsessive-compulsive disorder and personality disorders. She has worked extensively too, with neuropsychological conditions, psychological assessments and in neuro-cognitive rehabilitation.
Shalini’s work with children and adolescents has included providing support with neurodevelopmental disorders, learning difficulties and emotional and behaviour problems. She is passionate about being creative in her work with young children, incorporating play and art into therapy. She is trained to administer childhood ability assessments and apply various psychotherapy methods, including behaviour modification support and applied behaviour analysis. She is also proficient with various parent-child management training interventions.
Shalini is a member of the Australian Psychological Society and is registered to provide psychology services as a Medicare service provider.
Vikki is a registered Psychologist with the Australian Health Practitioner Regulation Agency (AHPRA) and has held a full membership with the Australian Psychological Society (APS) for a cumulative period of 20 years. She completed her Bachelor of Education Degree (Secondary), majoring in Psychology and Post Graduate Diploma at Deakin University in Melbourne from 1992-1997. Vikki has worked in a variety of settings. An area of specialisation includes working with children and young people who are experiencing learning and behavioural difficulties. Her special interests include Learning Difficulties, Anxiety and Social Emotional Development. Vikki enjoys working with children and young people of all ages.
Primarily working with children and adolescents , Vikki is especially familiar with issues likely to emerge across the developmental stages. She provides one on one support to young people as well as within a group setting. Vikki aims to develop supportive relationships in order to empower children and their families and collaboratively developing a range of practical strategies in an engaging, creative and age appropriate manner.
Vikki works closely with young people and their families to address a broad range of challenges including but not limited to; anxiety, depression, challenging behaviours, self esteem, Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) and navigating friendships and social difficulties. In counselling sessions, Vikki draws on evidence based techniques most suited to the person and the issues presented. Vikki utilises a range of therapeutic approaches including Cognitive Behaviour Therapy (CBT), Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT) and Mindfulness.
With 20 years of experience, Vikki has worked across a range of settings including; the Department of Human Services-Child Protection, Disability Client Services-Behaviour Intervention & Support Team (BIST), as well as the Department of Education and Training-Early Intervention Services. She currently works part time while maintaining her other roles which include: School Psychologist in a secondary setting and an assessor for funding applications for Victoria School systems. Vikki undertakes assessments for the Department of Education, Catholic Education of Melbourne as well as various other Independent Schools. She is well equiped in advocating and applying for students to receive additional supports within the educational system.
Vikki has extensive experience in assessment work and offers comprehensive cognitive and educational assessments as well as assessments of adaptive behavioural and emotional functioning. She has also been involved in the Australian and New Zealand Standardization Projects for; Wechsler Preschool and Primary Scale of Intelligence-Fourth Edition, WPPSI-IV, Wechsler Intelligence Scale for Children-Fifth Edition, WISC-V and the Wechsler Individual Achievement Test-Third Edition, WIAT-III.
Clinical and Forensic Psychologist