Leorah Kagan, Director & Clinical Paediatric Psychologist, has over 16 years experience in the private sector. Leorah works very closely with children, parents and families using a holistic approach, including nutritional advice and natural therapies, together with CBT, ACT, Mindfulness, play & art therapy. Leorah has further training in Naturopathy and is an accredited children’s yoga instructor. She runs the Rainbow Tribe yoga-based social skills group for primary-school aged children at the clinic. Leorah has a special interest in assessment, diagnosis and intervention for Autism Spectrum Disorder and ADHD, and works with children from 2 years of age through to early adulthood. Leorah also practices out of Offspring Health Child Specialist clinics in Hawthorn and Hampton.
Judith David is a clinical psychologist and member of the Australian Psychological Society and the APS college of clinical psychologists. Judith has extensive experience working with adults and young people from 12 years of age, presenting with a range of complex psychological difficulties. Prior to working at Wishing Wellness, Judith worked at a number of well-respected diagnostic & treatment centres including The Melbourne Clinic and The Adolescent Recovery Centre (Southern Health). Before Judith became a Psychologist, she was a secondary school teacher in Melbourne and overseas, teaching a range of subjects including Biology, Health and Psychology. Now as an experienced practising clinical psychologist, Judith continues to enjoy and takes a special interest in working with adolescents and their families presenting with a variety of mental health issues including; parent-child relationship problems, school refusal, complex behavioural difficulties, mood and anxiety difficulties and eating disorders. Judith practices cognitive behavioural therapy (CBT) and acceptance and commitment therapy (ACT). Judith also runs the social skills group, “Wishing Star” and adolescent “All Teenage Matters” group at Wishing Wellness.
There are a number of other paediatric psychologists, educational & developmental psychologists, clinical psychologists, and educational specialists practicing at Wishing Wellness.
Enquire online: firstname.lastname@example.org or via phone: (03) 95769724 (Malvern),
or 1800 KIDSDR (at Offspring Hawthorn/Hampton)