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.


PSYCHIATRISTS

Dr Nathan Fleisch Psychiatrist 

Dr Nathan Fleisch

MBBS (Syd Uni) FRANZCP

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).


PSYCHOLOGISTS

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”.

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 who integrates concepts from Cognitive Behavioural Therapy (CBT), Narrative Therapy, Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT/Mindfulness) and psychodynamic psychotherapy in her approach. Nikki believes in a collaborative and wholistic approach and adapts interventions to the individual’s needs, goals and readiness to change.

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.


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.


OCCUPATIONAL THERAPIST


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.


COUNSELLORS

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.