Our Team

Meet the Psi Balance Psychology team.

 
Raymond  Inkpen and Delores

Raymond Inkpen

Principal Clinical Psychologist

(at capacity for new client 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.

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Sophie Jordan

Clinical Psychologist

(at capacity for new client 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

Jo Ehrlich Psychologist

Jo Ehrlich

Counselling Psychologist

(at capacity for new client appointments)

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

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Andrew Lewin

Provisional Psychologist

(new client appointments available)

Andrew Lewin is a Provisional Psychologist who graduated with an Honours in Psychology. He studied two Sub-Majors in Psychological Extension and Criminology, and focused his thesis on cultural diversity within the multicultural context of Australia. Andrew is a life-time member of the Golden Key Honours Society, as well as a member of the Australian Psychological Society.

 

Andrew has volunteer experience from a psychological perspective with both the New South Wales Police Force, as a mentor for adolescents, and as a support worker. He is experienced in helping individuals with mental health conditions obtain employment that is tailored towards their physical and psychological conditions. 

Andrew is enjoying working in a private practice and is focused on applying well researched and efficacious therapeutic methods to individuals with mental health disorders.

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Sasha Erasmus

Provisional Psychologist

(new client appointments available)

Sasha is a Provisional Psychologist who has experience working with children and adolescents in social work and educational settings. After obtaining a Bachelor of Social Work degree at the University of South Africa (UNISA), Sasha completed placements at a children’s home and at a substance abuse centre. She counselled refugee children who had experienced trauma, and ran an anger management programme for adolescents suffering from addiction.

 

In 2019, Sasha completed a Master of Arts in Psychology degree at UNISA. Her thesis focused on emotional intelligence in primary school learners, and has been edited and published in the South African Journal of Childhood Education. Sasha has an interest in the positive benefits of meditation and mindfulness, in the development of emotional intelligence, and in holistic health and wellbeing. 

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Chloe Harrison

Social Media Administration Assistant

Chloe is our Social Media Administration Assistant, who is also a full-time student with the University of the Sunshine Coast (UniSC). Chloe is studying a dual degree in Social Science (Psychology) / Counselling. She is also a general committee member of the Moreton Bay Psychology Club at UniSC, where she engages with study groups, market days, event planning, and social media communications. 

 

Chloe also has a Certificate III in Screen and Media (Multimedia) in which she received in 2019 and is applying it to her social media management with us at Psi Balance.

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Tracy Watkins

Administrative Assistant & Client Support

Tracy has extensive experience in the administrative field, having worked for over 40 years in a range of industries. Tracy is very knowledgeable on how to provide positive and meaningful experiences for clients (and alike) from the moment they walk through the door.  Tracy is always happy to help with whatever queries arise. 

 

In her spare time, Tracy enjoys gardening, spending time with her grandchildren, and travelling the world.  Her favourite place to visit is Vietnam. 

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Janine Smith

Administrative Assistant & Client Support

Janine has many years experience in Administration and Customer Service roles, both here in Australia and abroad in various industries. She enjoys supporting both our team and our clients, due to her genuine interest and personal understanding of the value of Psychology and the benefits to those engaged in therapy. 

Janine has a friendly, positive and approachable manner and she looks forward to meeting you and making you feel welcome. 

When Janine’s not doing all things Admin, she loves exploring our beautiful beaches, parks & bush walks with her family & dog Banjo - but is equally happy curled up with a good book & a cuppa!

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.

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Trevor Inkpen

Therapy Poodle

Delores Inkpen

Barry Inkpen

Therapy Poodle

Therapy Poodle