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Martha Mack - Psychologist & Centre Director - B.B.Sc., Grad. Dip. Coun., MAPS, MANSA.
Honorary Fellow - Melbourne Graduate School of Education (University of Melbourne)
Martha Mack is the founder and director of the Listen And Learn Centre and has been a practising psychologist since 1991. Since 2001 Martha has been dedicated to treating and assisting individuals with a variety of disorders and difficulties, including Autism Spectrum Disorder, Aspergers Syndrome, ADD/ADHD, Dyslexia, Learning Difficulties, Communication and Language Delay, Dyspraxia, concentration and attention problems and behavioural issues.
Martha is the senior therapist and supervisor for all programs. Martha has undertaken training both in Australia and overseas in all the programs offered at the Listen And Learn Centre. Martha oversees the clinical work and implementation of the therapies and programs at the centre. Martha supervises Provisional Psychologists in their process of becoming registered psychologists, as well as supervising Psychology Masters and Honour students who undertake placements at the centre.
Natalie Rezk - Speech Pathologist
Natalie Rezk has been a practicing Speech Pathologist since 2007. She has much experience with the assessment, diagnosis and treatment of children who have a vast range of communication disorders. She has worked in a variety of settings, including the Department of Education, Early Childhood Intervention Services, Disability Programs and Private Practice.
Natalie uses a range of alternative augmented communication systems such as objects, pictures, keyword signing and electronic systems to elicit communication. Due to her increasing experience with children who have an Autism Spectrum Disorder, Asperger's Syndrome and PDD-NOS she has built up resources, techniques and strategies that can be implemented both at the centre and at home.
Natalie is registered with Speech Pathology Australia and is a friend to the Autism Angels Support group as well as the Asperger's Syndrome Support Network. She has been trained in using the Picture Exchange Communication System (PECS), Hanen: It takes two to talk, DIR: Floortime, Cued Articulation, Makaton and the Lidcombe program for dysfluent speech.
Dr. Susanne Dopke - Speech Pathologist - PhD in Linguistics, MA in Speech Pathology
Dr. Susanne Dopke has 5 years experience in the ASD field and works with pre-school and primary school children with ASD, Asperger’s Syndrome, PDD-NOS and language delays at the Listen And Learn Centre and at Sunshine Christian School. Susanne does assessments and implements individual speech and language therapy. She uses a range of alternative augmented communication systems such as objects, pictures, keyword signing and electronic systems as well as kinaesthetic techniques to assist with articulation. Susanne is also experienced in programs for parents to assist with their child's communication.
Anna Crowley - Provisional Psychologist – B.A. Hons, M.A., Grad. Dip. Gest. Th., Assoc MAPS
Anna works as a Provisional Psychologist at the Centre and conducts client assessments. Anna coordinates the Cellfield literacy program, assists with the implementation of the Neurofeedback and LENS therapy, and provides counselling to young adults. Anna also provides support for the set-up and implementation of the auditory training programs.
Trevor Brown - Provisional Psychologist – B.A. Hons, PhD Candidate University of New England, Assoc MAPS,
Trevor specialises in Neuropsychology with emphasis on Quantitative Electroencephalograph (QEEG) and Neurofeedback. Trevor conducted his 4th year Research thesis on Sports Performance Enhancement using Neurofeedback – motivated by his own Olympic level sporting career. Trevor’s experience also includes teaching University level English in Paris, France, for 5 years. Trevor speaks fluent French and has travelled extensively throughout the world, giving him a good cultural understanding and diversity.
Daniela Jensen - Provisional Psychologist – ABA Supervisor – B.Sc. (Psychology and Early Childhood Studies), M.Sc. Health Psych., NNEB Dip. (Nursery Nursing), ABA Cert.
Daniela has completed an undergraduate course in Psychology and Early Childhood Studies at Roehampton University (London, England), a Masters degree in Health Psychology at City University (London, England), a Diploma in Nursery Nursing from Merton College (UK) and has a Certificate in Applied Behaviour Analysis (ABA). Daniela and her family moved to Melbourne in 2008.
Daniela has been working in the area of Autism as an ABA Consultant / Supervisor and ABA Therapist since 2008. Her previous work experience includes Kindergarten teaching and Mental Health Care Support Research.
At the centre, Daniela is supervising and implementing ABA / Behaviour Management programs in both school/ kinder and home settings.
Rachel Faragher - Psychology Assistant - Diploma of Children’s Services, Cert IV Allied Health
Rachel is a psychology program assistant at the Listen and Learn Centre.
At the Centre, Rachel supports the delivery of the auditory training program, LENS Neurofeedback, Cellfield and Interactive Metronome as well as providing support for the administration.
Rachel has been working with children and families for over 10 years in various settings including as a Nanny and an Allied Health Assistant. She has experience working with Speech therapists, Occupational therapists, Psychologists and Physiotherapists.
Rachel Yeo - Psychology Assistant - Bachelor of Psychological Science, Post Graduate Diploma in Psychology
Working as a Psychology assistant, Rachel assists with the set up and implementation of the Auditory Training Program, LENS neurofeedback, Interactive Metronome, Cellfield and the centre’s various other programs .
Rachel is fluent in her second language – Mandarin, and has completed a 4 year Psychology Degree. Her 4th year thesis focused on motor activity levels in children across gender.
Rachel also provides support with Centre Administration.
Alexie Mack - Psychology Assistant – Currently undertaking B.S.Sc.
Alexie works as a psychology assistant at the Centre providing support to the auditory training programs, developmental movement program and Interactive Metronome. Alexie also assists supporting Centre administration.
Demi Papathanasiou - Provisional Psychologist & Administrative Assistant – B. Soc. Sci. (Psych Hons)
Demi is undertaking a Masters in Educational Psychology.
At the Centre, Demi provides administrative support, undertakes educational testing and assists with the implementation of programs such as the Auditory Training and Interactive Metronome.
Angela McGuirere - Centre Administration Manager
As the Coordinator of the Listen And Learn Centre, Angela provides a key interface between the team and inquirers and professionals seeking to find information about the centre’s programs and how these assist in alleviating difficulties and disorders. Angela has managed a number of businesses and is the mother of two children. Angela has extensive knowledge about all the programs and interventions that the centre offers.