Our Staff

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Director

Robyn Smythe

Clinical Services Manager

Ana Maria Allimant Holas

Counselling Team Leaders

Kerri Berardi
Riziki Saidi

South East Regional Coordinator

Sophie Coote

Counsellor/Advocates

Akar Pardedar
Dart Russell
Donatien Ntikahavuye
Gabriella Gonzalez Falcon
Galawej Ebrahimi
Ghani Nasery
Gulshan Hussain
Jacqueline Taylor
Lisa Jenkins
Maria Morales-Boyce (Senior Counsellor)
Matthew Seabrook (Nurse Lead)
Mehak Khandeparkar
Melanie McGuigan
Nellie Anderson
Rhett McDonald (South East Region)
Sarah Purcell (Senior Counsellor)
Sonia Kiriyanthan
Wah Wah Htoo Naw

Caseworkers

Rima Abu-Assi
Slavica Dedijer (Senior Caseworker)

Community Development Officer

Everine Munyonge

Complementary Therapists

Lyn Butler
Robin Mellors

Bi-Cultural Support Worker

Fatima Shah



ICT & Operations Manager

Daryl Eckermann

Finance Officer

Rachel Inness

Administration Assistants

Carol Cantlon
Komang Sukraeni-Francis
Neelima Kafley
Leah Newman
Natalia Rojas Parra

Intake & Clinic Coordinator

Alica Varesanovic

Intake & Clinic Assistant

Maria Siros

Refugee Mental Health Clinic
(Visiting Clinicians)

Dr Jayakrishnan Nair (Psychiatrist)
Dr Vani Kaler (Psychiatrist)
Amanda Gierasch (Psychologist)
Jessica Evans (Psychologist)
Wendy Anderson (Psychologist)
Sharlene Pope (Mental Health Social Worker)
Simon Humphries (Mental Health Social Worker)

Projects Officers

Hayley Radford
Joanne Riddle

Refugee Health Nurses

Bridgit McAteer
Muslima Huka

Chronic Pain Counsellor/Advocate

Aparnadas Amritha