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The Futures In Mind team is comprised of highly skilled practitioners who are established, experienced and well-respected in their individual speciality.

Our priority is to provide the highest level of care to both patients and their families. We achieve this by assisting with comprehensive assessments and treatment of children, adolescents and young adults.

Our clinic team has grown into a multidisciplinary team of like-minded paediatric allied health professionals.

Our team includes:

• Psychologists
• Mental Health Social Workers
• Occupational Therapists
• Speech Pathologists
• Family Therapists
• Art Therapist
• Play Therapist

Ms Felicity Ferber – Director – BSc., Grad Dip Child & Adolescent Psych., Masters in Educational Psychology MAPS
Psychologists

Ms Felicity Ferber – Director – BSc., Grad Dip Child & Adolescent Psych., Masters in Educational Psychology MAPS

Felicity Ferber completed her studies in 2001, and has worked intensively with children, adolescents and their families since becoming a Registered Psychologist. She is a Member of the Australian Psychological…

Jo Ellen
Art Therapist

Jo Ellen

‘Creative Thoughts’ Arts Therapy Arts Therapist, Jo Ellen, is passionate about improving the emotional state of children and adolescents. She works to give young people a medium through which to…

Ms Karen Collidge – Karen Collidge BN, PGradDip MHN, MClinFT, PGrad cert paediatrics, Credentialed MHN (ACMHN)
Family Therapist

Ms Karen Collidge – Karen Collidge BN, PGradDip MHN, MClinFT, PGrad cert paediatrics, Credentialed MHN (ACMHN)

Karen is a trained Family Therapist and Mental Health Nurse with advanced specialist training in child and youth mental health. Karen has worked in many different settings including public hospitals,…

Dr Martina Waring – Bachelor Science (Hons), Doctorate Clinical Psych, Intermediate Certificate in Systemic and Family Therapy
Psychologists

Dr Martina Waring – Bachelor Science (Hons), Doctorate Clinical Psych, Intermediate Certificate in Systemic and Family Therapy

Martina is a UK trained Clinical Psychologist with over 25 years of experience working with children and their families. She has a special interest in supporting young people with neurodevelopmental…

Rebecca Fall – BPsych & Exercise Science, Grad Dip Prof Psych, Master of Educational and Developmental Psychology
Psychologists

Rebecca Fall – BPsych & Exercise Science, Grad Dip Prof Psych, Master of Educational and Developmental Psychology

Rebecca has extensive experience working as an ABA therapist with children with Autism Spectrum Disorder both in an educational and specialist setting, collaborating with allied health professionals, teachers and families.…

Zarina Haans – BArts (Psych), BPsychSci(Hons), MProfPsych
Psychologists

Zarina Haans – BArts (Psych), BPsychSci(Hons), MProfPsych

Zarina is a registered Psychologist who has worked in a range of clinical settings including schools, early intervention services and community organisations. Her therapeutic style is holistic and inclusive, with…

Tara O’Boyle – Bachelor of Arts (Psych Honours), Master of Professional Psychology
Psychologists

Tara O’Boyle – Bachelor of Arts (Psych Honours), Master of Professional Psychology

Tara is a registered Psychologist who has experience working with children with Autism Spectrum Disorder and their families. She enjoys working collaboratively with parents and children. She has extensive experience…

Sharon Mittiga – Bachelor of Social Science (Psychology), Grad Dip Professional Psychology, Master of Educational and Developmental Psychology/Doctor of Philosophy Candidate
Provisional Psychologist

Sharon Mittiga – Bachelor of Social Science (Psychology), Grad Dip Professional Psychology, Master of Educational and Developmental Psychology/Doctor of Philosophy Candidate

Sharon is a provisional psychologist currently undertaking a doctorate and her research interest is in the use of behaviour management mobile applications to promote positive student behaviours within classrooms. Sharon…

Rachel Marsden
Practice Manager

Rachel Marsden

Rachel loves managing our awesome admin team and clearing the voicemails! She has competed in Dragon Boat Racing in Penang.

Kimberly Roewer
Practice Manager

Kimberly Roewer

Kimberly is the mumma of 3 gorgeous kids and was a child model. She can talk underwater and is a master of handballing jobs!

Megan Carvarjal – Team Leader
Client Experience Officers

Megan Carvarjal – Team Leader

Megan is the proud Mumma of twin girls. She loves to make everyone laugh and is studying to become a remedial massage therapist.

Tyra Fijalkowski
Client Experience Officers

Tyra Fijalkowski

Tyra is studying Occupational Therapy at Uni. She loves kids and working with our friendly team! Tyra has a crazy black Labrador called Lilo! Tyra also works as a Therapy Assistant…

Lauren Palmieri
Client Experience Officers

Lauren Palmieri

Lauren is studying to be an Occupational Therapist and loves being active. She has climbed to base camp of Mount Everest!

Chloe Dole
Client Experience Officers

Chloe Dole

Chloe loves getting to know all the families and kids who visit Futures. She loves to cook and try new recipes but too often spends all her money on eating…

Julie Maher
Client Experience Officers

Julie Maher

Julie has 30 years of experience in medical admin and loves to spend time with her 3 adorable grandchildren.

Hayley Bosman – BSci, BArts (Honours), Masters of Professional Psychology
Psychologists

Hayley Bosman – BSci, BArts (Honours), Masters of Professional Psychology

Hayley is a registered psychologist who has worked across many different settings, including addictions, forensics, chronic pain, schools, and private practice. Her passion for working with children came from 12…

Megiddo (Megi)
Therapy Dogs

Megiddo (Megi)

Megi is our “mini horse” therapy dog who works alongside Psychologist Vanessa Tan. She weighs more than 70kg and is the smallest out of all her siblings! She loves spending…

Micro
Therapy Dogs

Micro

Micro is a gorgeous therapy dog who works alongside Psychologist Vanessa Tan. He loves making little humans smile and is friends with anyone who likes to pat him. When he’s…

Willow
Therapy Dogs

Willow

Willow is our big fluffy therapy dog who works alongside Mental Health Social Worker Jessica Dehaan. She loves helping kids stay calm and getting lots of pats. When she’s not…

Simone Gindidis – Bachelor of Arts, Graduate Diploma of Psychology, Master of Psychology (Educational and Developmental)/Doctor of Philosophy
Psychologists

Simone Gindidis – Bachelor of Arts, Graduate Diploma of Psychology, Master of Psychology (Educational and Developmental)/Doctor of Philosophy

Dr Simone Gindidis is an Educational and Developmental Psychologist with experience helping people across the lifespan achieve positive learning, relationships, and wellbeing. Simone flexibly assists families with understanding a child’s…

Andrea Sadusky – Bachelor of Psychology (Honours), Master of Educational and Developmental / Doctor of Philosophy
Psychologists

Andrea Sadusky – Bachelor of Psychology (Honours), Master of Educational and Developmental / Doctor of Philosophy

Andrea is a Registered Psychologist, Educational and Developmental Psychology Registrar, and Lecturer at Monash University. In 2021, Andrea completed her PhD about best practices in assessing adults with dyslexia. In…

Ms Breanna (Bree) Lloyd – Bachelor Health Sciences, Masters of Occupational Therapy Practices
Occupational Therapist, Senior Occupational Therapist

Ms Breanna (Bree) Lloyd – Bachelor Health Sciences, Masters of Occupational Therapy Practices

Bree has always loved working with children and appreciates that all children learn in a different and individual way. She therefore provides individualised therapy for each child and their family…

Ms Jessica Dehaan – Bachelor of Social Work
Mental Health Social Worker

Ms Jessica Dehaan – Bachelor of Social Work

Jessica is a professionally qualified Mental Health Social Worker (AMHSW), who specialises in working with children and young people. Jessica’s focus is working with individuals who experience difficulties with emotion regulation…

Ms Vanessa Tan – B.A. (Psych), Grad Dip Psych., MPsych (Educational and Developmental)
Psychologists

Ms Vanessa Tan – B.A. (Psych), Grad Dip Psych., MPsych (Educational and Developmental)

Vanessa is a registered Psychologist and a Member of the Australian Psychological Society (APS). She has a background working in multiple roles across community, clinic and school settings in Australia and Singapore. She…

April Jones – Bachelor Occupational Therapy, Master of Speech Pathology
Occupational Therapist

April Jones – Bachelor Occupational Therapy, Master of Speech Pathology

April is an Occupational Therapist, and a Certified Practicing Speech Pathologist.  April has a strong professional interest in Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD), sensory processing difficulties and pragmatic communication delays. She also enjoys supporting children…

Winnie Li – BSc. (Immunology), Master of Occupational Therapy Practice
Occupational Therapist

Winnie Li – BSc. (Immunology), Master of Occupational Therapy Practice

Winnie is a highly motivated and passionate Occupational Therapist. She believes an excellent early childhood experience has a significant impact on a child’s future quality of life. Winnie has a…

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