Meet Our Team
Our clinical psychologists have the highest level of training, adhere to strict ethical guidelines and stay up to date with the most current research and treatments.
Our psychologists also have special interest areas, such as working with children, trauma, health and illness, eating concerns, ADHD, gambling, self harm, addictions, OCD, PTSD and autism spectrum disorder.
Our practice manager Cassandra will spend time with you on the phone to match you with the best psychologist for your needs.
Natalie is the Director of Sydney City Psychology and has 20 years’ experience working with adults, adolescents and couples. Natalie has worked in a variety of therapeutic settings including drug and alcohol rehabilitation, child and adolescent psychiatry, The University of New South Wales, the Federal Magistrates Court of Australia and The Victims of Crime Tribunal.
Dr Aspasia Karageorge
Aspasia completed her Doctorate of Clinical Psychology at the University of Sydney, as well as a Master’s degree in psychology from the University of Otago. In addition, she has over 13 years experience as a researcher and project manager of various clinical trials. Aspasia’s clinical experience includes working with children and adults of all ages who are experiencing challenges in areas including anxiety, mood and depression, psychosis, relationships, personality, self-esteem, and adjustment to challenging life events. She takes a client-centered approach to therapy, drawing on cognitive behavioural therapy (CBT), acceptance and commitment therapy (ACT), schema therapy, trauma-informed therapy, and psychoanalytic approaches. Aspasia has a special interest in working with longstanding difficulties related to early life trauma.
Dr Brittany Ager
Brittany completed her Doctorate of Clinical Psychology at the University of Sydney. Brittany has over 6 years experience working in psycho-oncology research. Brittany’s clinical experience includes working with children, adolescents and adults who are experiencing difficulties with anxiety, mood, disordered eating, problem gambling and adjustment to chronic illness. Brittany has experience working in community and hospital settings including the Gambling Treatment Clinic (USYD), Rivendell Child and Adolescent Mental Health Service and the Kinghorn Cancer Centre (St Vincent’s Hospital).
Dr Jaymee-lee Chebli
Jaymee completed a Doctorate of Clinical Psychology and a PhD investigating Internet-based treatments for problem gambling at the University of Sydney. Her clinical interests and experience include working with children, adolescents and adults who may experience difficulties with anxiety, depression, emotion regulation, disordered eating, problem gambling, drug and alcohol use and schizophrenia. Jaymee has worked in both inpatient and outpatient settings in Sydney, including, Gambling Treatment Clinic, Fairfield Community Health Centre, and Cumberland Hospital. Jaymee is a kind, warm and empathetic therapist who utilises a strong formulation to help guide the necessary evidence-based treatment for every client.
Dr Keith Johnson, Neuropsychiatrist
Dr Keith Johnson completed his training in Psychiatry in 2015. He was awarded the NSW Institute of Psychiatry Fellowship in Intellectual Disability Mental Health in 2011 and did further training in Learning Disabilities in the United Kingdom. During that time, Dr Johnson worked at the National Brain Injury Centre and The National Epilepsy Society in the UK. Dr Johnson then completed the Master of Sleep Medicine at the University of Sydney in 2016. Dr Johnson worked as a Consultant Neuropsychiatrist and Liaison Psychiatrist at Wollongong Hospital where he established a neuropsychiatry clinic with the Illawarra Brain Injury Service (IBIS). Dr Johnson is currently working at the Woolcock Institute of Medical Research and completing a Doctor of Philosophy in the area of chronic insomnia.
Dr Samantha Joplin
Samantha completed her Doctor of Clinical Psychology at the University of Sydney and is currently in the final stages of a PhD. Samantha’s clinical experience includes working with individuals of all ages experiencing difficulties relating to mood, complex trauma, self-harm, depression/anxiety, personality disorders, and psychoses. Samantha has many years’ clinical and research experience in working with children over 6 years of age and their families. Samantha also has an interest in working with individuals adjusting to new life circumstances, including grief (i.e. complex/prolonged), role transitions, stressful life events, and navigating interpersonal difficulties (such as dealing with workplace, relationship, or family dynamics effectively). Samantha is a warm and empathic therapist, who adopts a tailored, evidence-based approach driven by a thorough formulation of the client’s difficulties.
Alexander completed his Master of Clinical Psychology at the University of the Sunshine Coast. He has a broad range of experience, including work in mental health assertive outreach, addiction, and the Australian Army. Alexander is skilled in a range of effective therapeutic techniques including Cognitive Behavioural Therapy (CBT), Meta-Cognitive Therapy (MCT), Eye-Movement Desensitisation and Reprocessing (EMDR) and Mindfulness. Alexander takes an individualised approach in his work, explaining the therapy options for each individual and tailoring a program accordingly. Alexander’s areas of special interest are Anxiety, Trauma and Autism Spectrum Disorder. He has experience assisting with a wide range of concerns, including Obsessive Compulsive Disorder (OCD), anger issues, various phobias, insomnia, depression and psychosis.
Dr Valerie Lieu
Valerie completed her Doctorate of Clinical Psychology at the University of Sydney. Her experience and clinical interests include working with adolescents and adults who are experiencing difficulties with mood (depression and bipolar disorders), anxiety, post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD), complex trauma, emotion regulation, self-harm, suicidality, psychosis, schizophrenia, drug and alcohol use. Valerie is a warm and compassionate therapist who takes a practical and collaborative approach to therapy. She has experience working in various inpatient and outpatient settings, including the Centre for Emotional Health Clinic, adult mental health inpatient units at Gosford and Concord Hospitals, and the National Centre for Veterans’ Healthcare.
Alan has over 30 years’ experience working with individuals and teams. Alan’s areas of interest and experience include sport & performance psychology, the psychology of bullying, working with elite athletes and veterans. Alan works with individuals from high school age and above through focused individualised evidence-based modalities such as CBT, Motivational Interviewing (MI), Acceptance & Commitment Therapy (ACT), Behavioural Activation Therapy (BAT) and Performance Psychology.
Alan’s particular interests include men’s mental health, relationships, alcohol and substance use, pain management, bullying and sport and performance. Alan is a member of the Australian Psychological Society’s Disaster Response Network assisting after national disasters.
Carly completed her Master of Clinical Psychology at the Australian National University. Her interests and clinical experiences include working with adolescents and adults who are experiencing difficulties with work or study, depression, anxiety, body image, gender, sexuality, and relationships. Her approach is holistic and compassion-focused. Carly utilises evidence-based therapies including Acceptance and Commitment Therapy, Cognitive-Behavioural Therapy, and Compassion-Focused Therapy. Her work is supported by a social justice framework, which has informed her work with individuals from diverse backgrounds including individuals with diverse cultural, linguistic, neurological and social needs.