Our Clinicians

United Consulting Rooms ensures all our clinicians are bound by strict codes of conduct and embody our philosophy of care. We provide a network of carefully selected clinicians, ensuring they are of the highest calibre in the industry, enabling you to have access to a vast range of expertise.

Our clinicians pose a wealth of knowledge and experience, derived from years of work in both the public and private mental health systems, forensic hospitals, government agencies, corporate sector and private practice. United Consulting Rooms provide an emotionally safe therapeutic environment, empowering people to make life changing choices.


Dr Nathan Fleisch Psychiatrist

Dr Nathan Fleisch


Dr Fleisch is a general adult and adolescent psychiatrist with over 17 years’ experience.

Dr Fleisch provides comprehensive psychiatric assessment and treatment services, primarily for depression, anxiety, personality disorders, bipolar disorders, psychotic disorders, eating disorders and attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD).


Grant Spence

Grant Spencer

BA (Psych) PGDIP (Psych)

“I am a psychologist who uses scientifically proven methods, but presents them in a way that is meaningful for my client: ”Compassionate Solutions, Practical Change”.


Phil Botha

Registered Psychologist (Qld), Bachelor of Humanities, Bachelor of Arts (Honours) Psychology, Master of Counselling

Phil is an experienced psychologist with more than 25 years’ experience in a variety of therapeutic contexts.

Karen Martin

Karen Martin

BEd (Primary), BPyhsc (Hons), MPsych (Counselling), MAPS, APS College of Clinical Psychologists

Karen is warm, professional, empathic, and committed to empowering her clients to achieve healthy and balanced lives.

Nikola Westwell

Dr Nikola Westwell

MAPS, Clinical Psychologist, BSc (hons) Psychology, MSc in Cognitive and Affective Neuroscience, Doctorate in Clinical Psychology.

Nikki is an empathic and insightful clinical psychologist with over 14 years experience working with children, adolescents and adults. Her clinical work focuses on clients presenting with a wide variety of issues including mood and anxiety disorders, sleep disturbance, low self esteem, behavioural and emotional problems in children, trauma/abuse, relationship and adjustment difficulties.

Justin Zhu

Justin Zhu

B.Sc (Psych), PGradDip (Psych), MAPS

Justin is a registered psychologist who enjoys working together with clients to improve their overall well being and inspire hope. Justin have extensive experience working with adolescents and adults across issues including depression, anxiety, video game/technology dependency, and issues with school and university. Justin is person centered and non-judgemental, and up to date with the latest evidence based practices.

Claire Trevitt

Claire Trevitt

B.Sc. (Hons) Psychology, Dip C.H, MAPS

Claire is an experienced and empathic therapist with a particular interest in early development and the treatment of depression, anxiety, trauma, and relationship issues. An approved counsellor with Victims Services, Claire has extensive experience assisting individuals who have experienced significant trauma, including sexual assault, domestic violence and physical and/or emotional abuse.

David Kalmar

David Kalmar

B.Science USyd, Grad Dip Sc (Psych) USyd, Post Grad Cert.
Psych Practice (ACAP), Registered Psychologist (Psychology Board of Australia),
Member of Australian Psychology Society (MAPS)

As a registered psychologist and counselor since 1998, David brings many years of professional experience to Psychology Pathways.

Vivien Suttner

Vivien Suttner

BA Hons. Applied Psych. Masters Educational Psychology. MAPS

Vivien Suttner is a registered psychologist and full member of the Australian Psychological Society. She
has a Masters Degree in Educational Psychology. Vivien is a board registered provisional psychologist
supervisor. Vivien has 18 years’ experience as a psychologist and prior to that worked as a crisis
counsellor. Vivien is registered to provide services under Medicare (Better Access), PSS (Psychological
Support Services), and WorkCover.


Feleena Emerton

Feleena Emerton

BApp Sc OT, Member AAOT

Feleena is an Occupational Therapist and mental health counsellor with over 26 years working in public and private practice.

Feleena works with individuals who experience psychological or emotional difficulties to improve their functional capacity, wellbeing, quality of life and engagement in the areas of home, personal care, relationships, employment, education and community living.


Loretta King

Loretta King

BA Grad Dip MCAP (Couns & Psych) PACFA Reg. Clinical

An experienced and eclectic practitioner, Loretta works with individuals, couples, families and groups (of all ages) in areas of mental health, relationship counselling and life coaching.

Tessa Ipp

Tessa Ipp

Certified Sensorimotor psychotherapist and Hakomi psychotherapy graduate
Internal Family Therapy and Accredited Mental Health Social Worker
Member of the Australian Association of Social Workers (A.A.S.W.)

Family of origin work, relationship difficulties, trauma/PTSD, mental health issues such as anxiety and depression, domestic violence, and grief and loss.

Petrina Hennessy

Petrina Hennessy

Australian Counselling Association Accredited Member, Diploma of Transpersonal Counselling, Certificate of Neuro-Linguistic Programming, Diploma in Transpersonal Art Therapy, Reiki Master Teacher

Petrina Hennessy is a compassionate and highly skilled counsellor with extensive professional experience. She is also an active member of the Australian Counselling Association, and the Mental Health Academy. Petrina has worked in a diverse range of settings including the public, education, and private sectors. She specialises in providing effective therapeutic support to adolescents and adults.

Leila Chirgwin

Leila Chirgwin

Graduate Diploma in Counselling and Psychotherapy, BA(Hons)/Dip Ed, MA, IBCLC, Dip in VET, PACFA Reg. Clinical.

Leila is a counsellor, psychotherapist and relationship therapist, working with individuals, couples and families. As a therapist, Leila can guide you on how to make choices which will help you develop as an individual, build on your strengths, and become the person that you can be, using counselling approaches, symbols work, sandplay and writing for life skills.


Kenny Merlevede

Kenny Merlevede

Master of physiotherapy / Postgrad in Manual therapy

Kenny is a passionate, driven physiotherapist with over 10 years experience as an independent practitioner across Physiotherapy, Manual Therapy, Sports Rehabilitation and Dry Needling. He completed his Master of Physiotherapy at the university of Ghent, Belgium in 2006. His key physiotherapy interests lie within low back pain, neck pain and headaches, core stability and sports injuries.

Vanessa Barry

Dr Vanessa Barry (Botany practice)

Chiropractor BChiroSc MChiro CACCP

Dr Vanessa Barry is a Family Chiropractor who loves caring for pregnant women, babies and families. She has a Bachelor of Chiropractic Science and a Masters of Chiropractic from Macquarie University, and is also Certified by the Academy of Clinical Chiropractic Pediatrics (CACCP) and inWebsters Technique – a technique specifically designed to restore neurobiomechanical balance to the sacrum and pelvis. She has also completed the basic baby wearing consultancy course through Die Trageschule, and is currently undertaking a post-graduate diplomate in Chiropractic Paediatrics.

Colin Jones

Colin Jones (Botany practice)

Colin provides three decades of experience in hands-on soft tissue manual therapy combined with an eclectic mix of chiropractic, osteopathic, physiotherapy & sports medicine musculoskeletal techniques – for all muscle, soft tissue & joint pain and tension, poor posture, poor joint mobility & control, and nerve dysfunction.

When combined with advice, active rehabilitation & prevention strategies, you can move better, feel better.


Kelly Robinson

Kelly Robinson

Creative Minds Hypnotherapy Master Practitioner Clinical Hypnotherapist, Master NLP, Life Coach

Kelly uses Modern Hypnotherapy techniques and Mind Tools to get to the root of a clients problem. She offers long lasting relief and a tool box full of wonderful skills that the client can use through out their lives.