Meet the Psi Balance Psychology team.
Principal Clinical Psychologist
Raymond Inkpen is a clinical psychologist, who has 15+ years of experience working on a one on one basis with clients in a range of psychological settings. Prior to commencing his journey as a psychologist, Ray served in the Royal Australian Air Force. His service included overseas duty in a peacekeeping force and multiple overseas deployments. After his defence service, he worked in the mining industry for 10 years before retraining as a psychologist.
Since being registered as a psychologist Ray has worked with high-risk children in foster care, with Queensland Corrective Services, delivering offender programs and for Queensland Health assisting individuals with a serious mental illness to maintain their wellness in the community while assessing risk.
Ray treats clients who present with a range of disorders and has a special interest in disorders such as:
Post-traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD)
Autistic Spectrum Disorder (ASD)
Ray is skilled in the application of many therapeutic approaches, including EMDR therapy and Family Therapy.
Ray holds a Bachelor of Psychology (Hons) and a Master of Clinical Psychology. He has completed postgraduate research in selective visual attention using electroencephalogram and worked with clients who have schizophrenia as part of a research team. Ray conducted research into modified music therapies for ASD (as part of his masters thesis). He is a member of the Australian Psychological Society (APS) and the College of Clinical Psychologists.
Sophie is a clinical psychologist who has experience working with children, adolescents, and adults, having completed placements working with children and adults who have complex and enduring mental health conditions.
Sophie comes from a forensic background, with 16-years of experience working with adults and children undergoing family separation and divorce. She has a special interest in using her clinical skills to assist individuals and families undergoing this stressful transition. Sophie is a registered Triple P Provider, and is able to provide individual Triple P programs for both unified and separated families.
Sophie is also experienced in conducting assessments for conditions such as attention-deficit hyperactivity disorder, learning difficulties, and personality vulnerabilities. She values the opportunity to provide recommendations from a holistic framework, and to collaborate with other professionals to help clients who require multi-disciplinary interventions.
Sophie has an interest and experience in the following areas:
Family separation and divorce
Family and relationship issues
Therapy aimed at child-parent re-introduction
PTSD and complex trauma
Eye-movement Desensitisation and Reprocessing (EMDR) Therapy
Self-harm and suicide prevention
ADHD and Sensory Processing Issues
Sze Geet Chee
Sze (pronounced as ‘zee’) has completed a Bachelor of Science in Psychology (Hons.) with First Class Honours, and a Master of Psychology (Clinical). She is a registered Medicare provider and a member of the Australian Psychological Society (APS).
Sze has experience with individual and group therapy, working in public and private settings in Australia and overseas. In addition, she has worked with children and adolescents with learning, emotional and behavioural difficulties; university students with academic stress, anxiety, depression and suicidal ideation; adults with relationship issues, grief, mental health issues, and stress caused by chronic illness, as well as individuals with substance use issues in correctional settings.
She is experienced in Cognitive Behaviour Therapy (CBT), Acceptance Commitment Therapy (ACT), Compassion Focused Therapy, and Play therapy. Her therapeutic style focuses on self-compassion, mindfulness, problem solving in small achievable steps, with the hope of empowering individuals of different ages.
Sze’s special interest areas include:
Anxiety (e.g., generalised anxiety, social anxiety, specific phobia, illness anxiety)
Acute or complex trauma
Adults’ stress caused by relationship issues, academic/work/unemployment issues, health issues, substance use, grief and loss
Children’s stress caused by academic issues, social difficulties and impulsive behaviours (e.g., ASD, ADHD), self-esteem issues, bullying, grief and loss
Assessments for Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD), Attention-Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD), Intellectual Disability/low IQ, and Specific Learning Disorder.
Sze is multilingual and able to offer services in English, Mandarin and Cantonese.
Sam has been a part of the Psi Balance team since 2019. Sam has a Master of Applied Psychology (Health) from the University of Queensland.
Sam has experience working with children, adults, and older adults. Sam has a particular interest in working with children and adults to develop healthy habits, coping skills, and strengths to enhance positive outcomes in their futures.
Sam has experience with psychological assessment, particularly children with behavioural and neurodevelopmental concerns, such as those suspected of Attention-Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) and Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD). Sam is trained in several therapeutic approaches, including Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT) and Cognitive and Behavioural Therapy (CBT) with a fondness for mindfulness, as well as a strength-based positive psychology approach. Majoring in Health Psychology for his honours and postgraduate study, Sam understands the complex relationship between mental and physical well-being. Sam has worked with clients experiencing chronic pain as well as those with past or current alcohol and/or substance use issues. Sam has an interest and experience in the following areas:
Neurodiversity (ASD, ADHD)
Child assessment and therapy
Addiction (including screen addiction)
After many years working as a nurse, medical practice nurse and practice manager, Jo returned to study and completed her psychology degree and post graduate diploma. Following 18 years in private practice, Jo sold her private practice and travelled around Australia in a small motor home, fulfilling a long-held dream. Since returning home earlier last year, Jo has decided to return to work, on a part time basis. Jo previously worked as a Counselling Psychologist and Professional Supervisor.
Jo's experience has allowed her to develop several key skills necessary for assisting those seeking therapy, including:
Family, Individual and Couple Counselling and Psychotherapy
Knowledge and experience in Trauma and Crisis treatment and interventions
Use of a variety of techniques and therapeutic approaches to meet the specific needs of the client
Knowledge and experience in treating clients suffering with Loss and Grief, Complex Trauma, Anxiety Disorders, Depression, PTSD, Relationship Issues, Personality Disorders, Substance Abuse and Chronic Pain Management
Jo's areas of interest include:
Complex trauma and the potential lifelong sequela of early childhood distress
Loss and grief
The practice of meditation and its uses in therapy
Preventative practices to aid positive mental health and well being
Peace making and conflict resolution at both an individual and international level
Glynda is the Practice Manager who takes care of the daily administrative operations of Psi Balance. She is the main point of contact in our Practice, responsible for attending to client enquiries and scheduling appointments.
Glynda has had 10+ years experience in senior office administrative roles with a background in the finance industry where she worked as an Executive Assistant for various leading financial firms in Brisbane.
However, it is her previous role as a Clinic Secretary for the Psychiatric Unit of Greenslopes Private Hospital where she has gained a strong understanding and appreciation for the complex nature of mental health services. She has since applied these skills and knowledge to her position here at Psi Balance where she is able to provide a high level of service to ensure our client’s needs are met.
Administrative Assistant & Client Support
Brittney has completed a Bachelor of Behavioural Science (Psychology) at QUT and is currently completing her Honours year.
Her administrative role at our practice, along with her studies has allowed Brittney to gain a broader insight into working within the mental health industry. She is passionate towards helping others and hopes to use this knowledge and experience to further her career.
Administrative Assistant & Client Support
Hayley is currently in her third year of studying a Bachelor of Behavioural Science (Psychology) at QUT.
Through her role at the practice, she hopes to become a familiar and friendly face for all clients she meets, and utilise this experience to assist in her progressing towards a potential future career as a psychologist.
Meet the Dogs
Meet Trevor, Delores and Barry. These therapy poodles work on a rotating roster meeting and greeting clients and assisting in psychology sessions.