Meet the Team
BA. (Hons), M Psychol (Clin), M. Family Therapy
Christine Senediak, is Principal Director of Clinical Supervision Services and has over 30 years of experience working as a clinical psychologist, educator and supervisor. She has a strong interest in evidence based practice and systems theory and integrates this in her work as therapist, educator and supervisor. In 2014 she was appointed one of 12 National trainers to provide PsyBA Supervisor training and in 2015 the practice has grown to now provide five Master Classes in supervision, and has a team of experienced Clinical Psychologists and a Neuropsychologist who also offer training in this field.
In addition to her work with AHPRA, Christine also offers supervision, short courses and workshops and consults to agencies on matters relating to mental health and wellbeing across the lifespan.
BA(Hons), DipEd, MA (Childhood Studies), M Psychol (Clin)
Lydia is a Clinical Psychologist with over 35 years experience working in public and private mental health services, developmental disability, hospital, educational and community settings. She also has a background in policy development, service management, clinical skills training and supervision. Lydia employs evidence based interventions combining principles of Cognitive Behaviour Therapy, Systems Theory, Acceptance and Commitment Therapy, Interpersonal Therapy and Narrative Therapy in her work. She is often called to consult and supervise complex and challenging clinical issues in both government and non- government organizations. She provides supervision to a wide range of professionals including psychologists, school counsellors, medical and allied health clinicians.
She brings to Clinical Supervision Services her extensive clinical, supervisory and consultation experience. Her passion for teaching, mentoring and reflective supervision is demonstrated in all aspects of her work. In addition to being a Board Approved Supervisor for the Full training program, Lydia provides the supervision training for School Counsellors at Clinical Supervision Services with the Master Class ‘Clinical Supervision of School Counsellors’.
Dr. Nicola Gates
BA. (Hons), M. Phil (Psychol), MA. (Clin Neuropsychol), PhD
Nicola Gates is a Clinical Neuropsychologist and has 20 years clinical experience as a registered Psychologist and Clinical Neuropsychologist, with a PhD in neuropsychiatry. She is an experienced clinician, educator and supervisor and is widely recognized as having expertise in the field combining neuroscience research, evidence based therapies, mindfulness, and positive psychology. She has worked in hospital, community and corporate settings and offers consultancy in her specialised field to government services and private corporations. She brings to Clinical Supervision Services her expertise in neuropsychology practice, education and supervision.
Dr. Roy Laube
BSc. MA (Clin Psychol), Dip Clin Hypnosis, PhD
Dr. Roy Laube currently divides his time between private and public health and academic responsibilities. He has a strong background in clinical psychology and specialises in adult mental health, research and ethics and cross cultural practice. As Postgraduate Clinical Psychology Placement Coordinator at UWS, Roy understands the specific requirements of psychology students undertaking the learning pathways for psychology and his 35 years of experience as a clinical psychologist, educator and supervisor, is demonstrated in his teaching.