Our Team

Meet the Psi Balance Psychology team.

Raymond Inkpen

Principal Clinical Psychologist

(at capacity for new appointments)

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 Jordan

Clinical Psychologist

(at capacity for new appointments)

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 

  • Reportable therapy 

  • Therapy aimed at child-parent re-introduction 

  • PTSD and complex trauma 

  • Eye-movement Desensitisation and Reprocessing (EMDR) Therapy 

  • Self-harm and suicide prevention 

  • Anxiety 

  • Depression 

  • Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder 

  • ADHD and Sensory Processing Issues

Sze Geet Chee

Clinical Psychologist

(at capacity for new appointments)

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:

  • Depression

  • 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.

Samuel Halpin

General Psychologist

(new client appointments available from mid-August 2021)

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)

  • Anxiety

  • Depression 

  • Trauma/PTSD

  • Child assessment and therapy

  • Addiction (including screen addiction)

  • Sleep issues

  • Chronic pain

  • Eating disorders

Jo Ehrlich

Counselling Psychologist

(new client appointments available from mid-August 2021)

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 Fox-Bliesner

Practice Manager

(contactable Mon, Tue, Wed, 9am-3pm)

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 was her previous role as a Clinic Secretary for the Psychiatric Unit of Greenslopes Private Hospital where she gained a strong understanding and appreciation for the complex nature of mental health services. She has 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.

Jaki Willmer

Administrative Assistant & Client Support

(contactable Wed, Thur, Fri, 9am-3pm)

Jaki is a seasoned Administrative Assistant with over 20 years experience in the field, having held positions in the retail, medical and Allied Health industries. Jaki is able to tailor her skills to meet the various needs of our clients and strives to make a difference to each and every person that visits our practice. Her desire to help others, along with her warm and empathetic approach make her an invaluable asset to Psi Balance.

Brittney Lang

Administrative Assistant & Client Support

Brittney has completed a Bachelor of Behavioural Science in Psychology (Hons.) with First Class Honours.

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.

 

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.

Trevor Inkpen

Therapy Poodle

Delores Inkpen

Barry Inkpen

Therapy Poodle

Therapy Poodle