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Executive Team

Under the guidance of our Director Tarnya Davis, NewPsych’s executive team ensures we deliver consistently high-quality, proactive and responsive services to everyone we work with, in line with our mission of helping people achieve meaningful change.

 

In addition to our executive team, psychologists and psychiatrists, our large administrative team are passionate about helping everyone who comes to NewPsych. 

Tarnya is NewPsych’s Director and Principal Clinical and Forensic Psychologist.  With almost 30 years’ clinical experience, Tarnya has been the sole director of NewPsych for over 25 years.  During this time, NewPsych has supported 35 000 clients, and been chosen by over 100 business to support their combined 50 000 employees. 

From her experience supporting business and people during times of trauma including sudden and unexpected death, Tarnya has developed the best practice critical response model, PRIMES (prevention, responsive intervention, multilayer enduring support) which has been presented at NSW Mining’s HSEC conference.  She leads a team of clinicians across Australia who are committed to evidence-based best practice interventions for individuals, teams and businesses.   She is an author and sought out expert speaker and consults with the media and industry leaders on all things psychological. 

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Tarnya Davis

 Clinical Director and Principal

Kellen brings more than 20 years’ senior leadership experience spanning strategy, operations and marketing to her role at NewPsych. She aligns the delivery of strategy and operations with our exceptional service delivery across our clients, staff, clinicians, EAP customer organisations, our strategic partners and the community.

 

Throughout her career, Kellen has built and developed effective teams, delivered training and continuous improvement processes, and managed executive stakeholder relationships across different cross-cultural settings.

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Kellen Evans

 General Manager

With a background in community mental health and experience in leadership and human resource development, Julia supports organisations and other external agencies to access expert psychological and workplace services from NewPsych.

 

Julia is a Provisional Psychologist and has a Master of Business Psychology, as well as professional membership with the Australian Human Resources Institute. Julia collaborates with NewPsych’s clinical team to coordinate, develop and deliver EAP services to the businesses we support across Australia.

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Julia Hannaford 

External Relations Manager

Diane has a background in human resources, organisational development and psychology. She supports organisations and other external agencies to access expert psychological and workplace services from NewPsych.

 

Diane is also a Provisional Psychologist and has a Master of Professional Psychology. She collaborates with NewPsych’s clinical team to coordinate, develop and deliver EAP services to the businesses we support across Australia.

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Diane Bunch 

External Relations Manager

Kate works closely and collaboratively with NewPsych’s External Relations Manager and Executive Team to support the continued growth of NewPsych’s EAP and Workplace Services. With a background as a solicitor, and experience working in various commercial settings, Kate assists with the management of EAP contracts, onboarding of new EAP organisations, and coordinating various commercial aspects of our EAP services.

 

Kate passionately works to ensure the seamless provision of NewPsych’s EAP services for our clients, and to drive opportunities which allow us to develop our offerings further.

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Kate Alexander 

EAP Coordinator

With more than 20 years’ experience working as a psychologist supporting people experiencing a broad range of life challenges, Matt supports our clinical team to be the best they can be. This includes brainstorming best practice and innovative ways to support their clients, ensuring they are always developing their skills and ideas and are across the latest research and practice, and also especially making sure they taking care of themselves and their own wellbeing. Matt works closely with the executive team to attract the right clinicians whose values match those of NewPsych. 

He supports the people and organisations referring to NewPsych to ensure the right match of client and clinician and makes a strong clinical contribution to all our wellbeing interventions including critical incident response as well as training and education on all things to do with people.  

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Matt Jepsen 

Clinical Team Leader

Gerard is responsible for aligning our organisational strategies and infrastructure to be consistent with NewPsych’s Vision and Values. Our Vision is to meet and exceed the support needs of all of the people we come into contact with, in a timely manner, to an exceptionally high standard. We demonstrate our organisational values of empathy, equity, respect and compassion in all of our interactions with clients, staff, clinicians, business relationships and the broader community. 

Gerard possesses a broad range of experience working within organisations from the Private, Government and the Not for Profit sectors, as well as Education and Training institutions. Gerard is also a psychologist with over 10 years clinical experience, with a special interest in the factors which help to nurture high levels of organisational, vocational, sporting and interpersonal effectiveness.

 

Gerard is also a psychologist with over 10 years clinical experience, with a special interest in the factors which help to nurture high levels of organisational, vocational, sporting and interpersonal effectiveness

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Gerard Devine

Strategy & Infrastructure

Kate is a registered psychologist with over 15 years' experience in supporting workplaces with tricky employee situations, including mediation, leader support and wellness for work. Alongside our team of psychologists and organisational psychologists, Kate assists in assessing challenges and collaboratively developing best-practice workplace solutions.

Kate's experience extends through organisational psychology frameworks, conflict resolution and critical incident supports, along with person-centred clinical intervention. Kate also has extensive experience in workplace health, including psychosocial health and safety planning and risk assessment.

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Kate Maher

Corporate Clinical Consultant

As NewPsych’s Client Services Leader, Tegan is responsible for ensuring that all of our Client Services Team are supported to provide an exceptional service experience to every single person who has contact with NewPsych.

 

Tegan has been with NewPsych since 2012 and contributes extensive knowledge and insight to ensure that we are constantly working in the most efficient way to support our team and our clients. Tegan ensures that clients and the team are supported and their needs met in a timely manner, to an exceptionally high standard.  She also plays a vital role in ensuring that NewPsych demonstrates our organisational values in all of our interactions with clients, staff, clinicians, business relationships and the broader community.

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Tegan Maloney

 Client Services Leader

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