Our headspace Geraldton team members are dedicated health professionals passionate about helping young people.
What do we provide?
- A safe place to talk
- Friendly staff
- No judging
Our team members:
Fiona Stewart – Centre Manager
Alice Stieger - Clinical Lead
Alice loves working with and getting to hear so many amazing stories from the young people of Geraldton, working in a great and inspiring team. Background: Alice is a Clinical Psychologist...so lots of uni :) and has worked across the age range mainly in community settings. Alice started with an arts degree which Alice states is the best thing ever!
Our team of Psychologists & Counsellors include:
Amber Jackson - Youth Counsellor & Intake Team
Amber loves being able to link young people and families in with support, and feels privileged to be a sounding board for young people's innermost thoughts, feelings and experiences. Working with the team at headspace Geraldton is great, and being a part of community events and festivals is an added bonus. The best part is seeing young people connecting with others, taking control of their health and well being, and working towards their hopes and dreams! Background: Amber has a Bachelor of Human Services majoring in Child and Family Studies ( with honours!) and a Master of Counselling
Zara Kniveton - Youth Counsellor & Intake Team
Zara loves hearing other peoples stories and doing star jumps in the back office with her colleagues! :) Background: Zara is a credentialed Mental Health Nurse
Yvonne Sargeant - Youth Counsellor
Yvonne loves being able to work with people who are going through challenges and give them a sense of not being alone. Yvonne wants to encourage young people to use their inner strengths to overcome the difficulties. Background: Yvonne has a Bachelor of Education and a Bachelor of Social Work.
Reto Blanke - Youth Counsellor & providing support to John Willcock College
Reto loves to spend time with people and talk about stuff. Reto feels challenged by any kind of prejudice. Background: Reto has been a Psycho-Social Support facilitator for Personal Helpers and Mentors, and Partners in Recovery. Reto has a Bachelor in Health Science and Community Mental Health Nursing as a RN.
John Cook - Family Consultations
John loves the therapeutic environment at headspace. Background: John is a Psychologist with training in various psychotherapy modalities.
Penny Fletcher - Youth Counselling
Libby McLauchlin - Drug & Alcohol Support
Suzi Carter - Vocational & Support Services Officer
Suzi loves working alongside people who are passionate and dedicated to the work they do to support young people in our community. Suzi states it is the best feeling when you know you have made a difference for a young person! Background: Suzi has over 27 years experience within the community services and employment industry sectors from Management to Youth Work positions in a variety of diverse programs and roles.
Margie Robinson - Community Communications
Margie loves spreading the word about the awesome things happening at headspace Geraldton, meeting fabulous young people and Margie says the team here is fantastic! Background: Margie's background is in regional community development – Margie gets really excited about all things that make communities stronger!
GPs: Dr Amanda Gee & Dr Martin Lee
Mel Haque - Administration Officer
Mel loves coming to work everyday! Working in a service that is committed to helping young people thrive and grow is the best job in the world :) The young people who come in to headspace inspire Mel with their courage, conversation and commitment! Background: Mel has a Bachelor of Arts in History, over 16 years experience in administration and accounts and is about to start a Bachelor of Laws this year - a dream Mel has had since year 12! (Year 12 was a looooong time ago!)
Janita Bellottie - Administration Officer