Gail Baker – Psychologist
Gail Baker is a fully registered and University qualified psychologist. As the owner of Sunshine Coast Psychology Services, she has over 15 years experience in some of the most demanding areas of counselling and psychology.
Gail works with individuals, couples and organisations by utilising evidence based therapies to achieve measurable results for her clients. Each individual case is approached on it’s own merits allowing a range of specific therapies to be utilised in helping achieve the desired goals. Having worked in some of the most demanding areas of psychology and counselling, Gail provides expertise that is considered, highly experienced and heartfelt.
Kelly Sweeting – Psychologist
Kelly Sweeting commenced as a Psychologist with us in September 2016. She is a fully registered Psychologist and an Associate Member of the Australian Psychological Society. Kelly completed her undergraduate Bachelor of Psychology Degree at James Cook University in 2007 and completed an Honours in Psychology at Central Queensland University in 2009.
Kelly has experience working with children from the age of 9 years, adolescents, adults and couples. Since her time with SCPS, Kelly has worked with many individuals and couples and we have had very positive feedback about her individual counselling as well as couple’s counselling.
Kelly has specialities in generalised anxiety, panic, social anxiety, depressive disorders, couple’s counselling and she works with Clients within a wide range of other conditions and issues. Kelly utilises individual therapy depending on the needs of The Client including Cognitive Behavioural Therapy, Solution Focused Brief Therapy, Acceptance and Commitment Therapy, Motivational Interviewing, Psychodynamic interventions and relationship counselling including Gottman relationship strategies.
Kelly engages in regular peer supervision with Principal Psychologist Gail Baker on a regular basis and continued professional development for at least 30 hours per annum.
Jeff Forsyth – Psychologist
Jeff is a fully registered Psychologist and has a Graduate Diploma of Psychology from Deakin University which he completed in December 2005. He completed a Bachelor of Arts (Psychology and Indigenous Studies) at Monash University in December 2004 and additionally he completed a Higher Diploma of Teaching (Secondary) at Deakin University in 1977. Jeff has experience working with adolescents from the age of 15 years, adults, couples and the elderly.
Jeff describes himself as a mature-age psychologist who has been providing clinical and outreach services from a specialist psychology clinic in Melbourne’s eastern suburbs previously and more recently for the Orbost Regional Hospital in eastern Gippsland. He works mostly with older adolescents (15+) and adults in the areas of depression; anxiety, panic and phobias, trauma-based difficulties; relationship and interpersonal problems; loss of life focus and meaning; drug, alcohol and other dependent behaviour issues; bereavement, grief and loss issues; and pain management.
Jeff engages in regular peer supervision with Principal Psychologist Gail Baker on a regular basis and continued professional development for at least 30 hours per annum.