clinical expertise & practice for over 20 years.

Our friendly team offer expertise in the full range of psychiatric and clinical psychology services for adults, couples, children and families.  Making a difference in people's lives is our mission.

This service comprises a group of independent sole practitioners. All of our clinicians have specialist postgraduate qualifications in clinical psychology or psychiatry and are registered with the Australian Health Practitioners Regulation Agency (AHPRA).  


DR RICCARDO CANIATO
MBBS FRANZCP

Provider No. 21 11 98 MA

Director and Consultant Psychiatrist

Dr Caniato is a Queensland trained psychiatrist. He obtained his medical degree from the University of Queensland.

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He briefly worked as a general practitioner before completing his psychiatric training in Townsville. He worked in the public system for a number of years before deciding to work independently as a private psychiatrist. He has experience in most areas of forensic psychiatry having previously held the position of Director of the Forensic and Secure Services for North Queensland (Australia). His areas of clinical interest include anxiety disorders, pain disorders, psychoses and gender or sexual issues. His approach is biological with a strong focus on modern evidence based treatments.


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LYDIA RIGANO
MAPS CCLP

Provider No. 4262261J Clinical Psychologist
Member of APS College of Clinical Psychologists
Clinically endorsed (PsyBA, AHPRA)

Manager and Clinical Psychologist.

Lydia has worked as a clinical psychologist for over 18-years in health, mental health and clinical education, in Queensland and the UK.

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In her clinical practice, she delivers cognitive behavioral therapy (CBT) and other evidence-based treatments to adult and adolescent clients with a wide range of emotional, behavioral, and adjustment problems, such as anxiety, stress, depression, & relationship problems. She is eager to apply her experience and compassion with clients as they address issues that will help them to improve their life and attain a sense of fulfillment. Her areas of special interest include positive psychology & wellness; nutrition & mental health, relationship counselling and design & organisational psychology.




LYN CRAILL
MAPS CCLP

Provider No. 271590AL Clinical Psychologist
Member of APS College of Clinical Psychologists
Clinically endorsed (PsyBA, AHPRA)

Lyn is a clinical psychologist with 30 years experience in the Townsville area Read more

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Working in such diverse fields as community health centres, employee assistance programmes, rural GP clinics, James Cook University and in private practice.

Lyn’s roles have included psychological assessment and treatment, clinical supervision, team and health programme leadership, the establishment and provision of psychological services in rural areas and academic course coordination and teaching. Lyn is a CBT practitioner and is also experienced in Schema-Focussed Therapy and mindfulness techniques.

Lyn’s clientele include adolescents and adults 18 years and over, experiencing a wide range of clinical disorders/difficulties, including defence personnel, veterans and veterans families.



DR DUNCAN MCINTYRE
MAPS CCLP

Provider No. Clinical Psychologist
Member of the APS College of Clinical Psychologists
Clinically Endorsed (PsyBA, AHPRA)

Duncan is a Clinical Psychologist with more than 17 years’ experience. He has worked in Australia and the UK, providing assessment and intervention to disorders of mood, affectivity and thought from adolescence to older adulthood.

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His treatment approach involves insight-oriented cognitive and behavioural therapies including CBT, IPT, and ACT. He also has extensive experience in the assessment of capacity, character and risk of violence, and has held specific consultative roles to the Magistrate and District Courts. His clinical interests lie in the treatment of anxiety disorders including specific and social phobia, OCD, PTSD, and worry.


AMY SELLER
MAPS CCLP

Provider No. 4816315Y Clinical Psychologist
Member of APS College of Clinical Psychologists
Clinically endorsed (PsyBA, AHPRA)

Amy is a clinical psychologist providing clinical and counselling services to adults and older adults.

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Amy has 10 years' experience working in public community health, inpatient hospital wards and private practice.

Amy is warm and approachable and values the worth and dignity of every person. She uses a person-centred model that considers thoughts, feelings, behaviour, social relationships and brain function. Amy recognises the importance of faith and religion to many clients.

Some of the difficulties Amy can assist with include anxiety and phobias, depression, stress, adjustment, managing chronic illness and managing brain injury.

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David Rodwell
 

Provider No.  5203042B   Neuropsychologist
Neuropsychology endorsed (PsyBA, AHPRA)

David is a neuropsychologist who specialises in the use of psychological testing to diagnose neurological and psychological disorders.

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David has experience working with individuals with a broad age range issues, from adolescents with learning or developmental difficulties to older adults experiencing cognitive decline. He also has experience in providing therapeutic services for depression, anxiety, stress, panic, grief and loss, and relationship difficulties. His treatment approach involves cognitive and behavioural therapies and principles of acceptance and commitment therapy.

David is experienced in the assessment and diagnosis of neurodevelopmental and acquired neurological disease, as well as dealing with workers compensation and life insurance matters.

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Dr Maria Hennessy

MAPS CCN CCLP

Clinical and Neuropsychologist
Member of APS Colleges' of Clinical Psychologists and Neuropsychologists
Clinically endorsed (PsyBA, AHPRA)

Maria is an accomplished psychologist, endorsed to practice as a neuropsychologist and clinical psychologist.  

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She lectures with JCU Psychology Department, Singapore and is Co-Director of the Neurosurgery and Neuropsychology Research Group. Her work life has been a balancing act between research, clinical work and teaching. She has special interest in the flourishing field of positive psychology and she will share her expert opinion and insights as guest writer for Fulham Consulting.

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ESTHER CURRIN

Medical Secretary

Esther is our very experienced Medical Secretary, having worked in medical administration for many years. She is often the first point to contact for clients and her warm nature helps clients feel at ease.


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JODIE SPRATT

Medical Receptionist

Jodie is our wonderful administrative support, helping the medical practice to run smoothly. She is a friendly first point of contact to welcome clients and families upon entry to our clinic.