Our people

Our Psychologists

Dr Kirstin Barchia

Clinical Psychologist
BPsych(Hons), MAClinPsych, PhD, MAPS
Dr Kirstin Barchia - Psychologist

Dr Barchia has over 15 years’ experience and interest in working with children and adolescents and their families. She also has managed a number of research projects in schools examining children’s disclosure of information, children’s lying and children’s understanding of promises.

Dr Barchia’s doctoral research examining bullying and aggression in high schools has been published in international academic journals.

For more information on Dr Barchia please click here https://www.kirstinbarchia.com/

Ben Gleeson

Registered Psychologist
BPsych, MAPS
Ben Gleeson - Psychologist

Ben is a registered psychologist with more than 10 years clinical experience working with adults with a range of mental health difficulties in both NSW Health and non-government settings.

Ben provides psychological assessment and both brief and longer-term psychological therapy using evidence-based principles of Cognitive Behaviour Therapy, Acceptance and Commitment Therapy and Dialectical Behaviour Therapy for the treatment of:-

  • Depression
  • Anxiety
  • Adjustment disorder
  • Grief and loss
  • PTSD
  • Drug and alcohol issues
  • Relationship issues
  • Self-esteem
  • Anger management
  • Bullying

Ben offers an empathetic, supportive approach and enjoys working collaboratively to support the unique needs of each client. He works with clients towards self-empowerment and the confidence to deal with life’s difficulties.

Ben is also a SIRA (Workcover) and Psychology Access Plus (ATAPS) accredited psychologist.

Our Location
You can find us on Barrenjoey Road in Newport above the Newsagency, across the road from the beach.

Call us on 02 89241403
Suite 1, 359-365 Barrenjoey Rd, Newport NSW 2106.
Ph. 02 89241403   Fax. 02 8078 0221