If you are in crisis or have a mental health emergency and require immediate assistance:

Phone the Ambulance Service - 000
Visit your local hospital emergency department
Call or visit your local mental health service
Contact your local GP

Our Team

New Directions Psychology are a team of warm, friendly and highly qualified clinical psychologists with an extensive and diverse range of clinical experience. Our clinicians well-practiced in a range of therapy approaches, including Cognitive Behaviour Therapy, Acceptance and Commitment Therapy, Interpersonal Therapy, Schema Therapy, Compassion Focused Therapy and Behavioural Parenting Training.

All our psychologists have Doctoral and Masters level or equivalent qualifications in psychology and are registered with the Australian Health Practitioner Regulation Agency. Additionally, our psychologists are recognised as Specialist Clinical Psychologists by Medicare Australia and the Australian Psychological Society.

Our team has also been involved in teaching, research and supervision within the psychology profession. We are dedicated to ongoing professional development and to providing current, effective evidence-based best practice.

Find out more about each New Directions Psychology Clinician below.

Our Clinicians 

Clinical Psychologist & Director


BHMS (Ed) B Arts (Psych) (Hons)
D Psych (Clinical) MAPS

Psychology Board of Australia approved Supervisor (Clinical Psychology)

Jindalee & Ipswich Practices

Donna Simpson

Dr Nicole Arthur

Clinical Psychologist & Director

B Psych (Hons) M Psych (Clinical)

 

Psychology Board of Australia approved Supervisor (Clinical Psychology)

Jindalee & Ipswich Practices

Dr Kristy Sippel

Clinical Psychologist & Health Psychologist


B Arts, B Arts (Psych) (Hons), D Psych (Clinical & Health) MAPS

Psychology Board of Australia approved Supervisor (Clinical Psychology)

Jindalee Practice

Dr Damon Hine

Clinical Psychologist

BPsychSci (Hons), D Psych (Clinical)

 

Ipswich Practice

Clinical Psychologist 


BA (Psych) MEd (C. Psych)
D Psych (Clinical) MAPS

Psychology Board of Australia approved Supervisor (Clinical Psychology)

Jindalee Practice

Kirsten Grass

Dr Amy Kwan 

Clinical Psychologist


BSc/BA, BSc (Hons) (Psych), MCPsych

Jindalee Practice

Dr Carmen Spry

Clinical Psychologist


BPsySc(Hons) DPsy(Clin)

Jindalee Practice

Dr Roxana Pearson

Clinical Psychologist

B Arts (Psych) (Hons), PhD (Clinical Psych)

Psychology Board of Australia approved Supervisor (Clinical Psychology)

Jindalee Practice

Generalist Psychologist

BPsych(Hons), MPsych(Clinical)
 

Jindalee and Ipswich Practices

Donna-Marie

Thompson

Brooke Skuse

Generalist Psychologist


B Sc (Psych)(Hons) MPsych (Clinical)

Jindalee & Ipswich Practices

Administrative Staff

Kathy Hurley

Practice Manager

Administrative Assistant

Sue Wagstaff