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Practitioners at M.B.A.H.R

Moreton Bay Allied Health Rooms is a shared allied health space for practitioners working across a variety of disciplines.  We currently have five practitioners working from our space who share a passion for helping people.  See their profiles below!

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Matt Strickland - Psychologist

Helping Families Be Their Best

Matt has been a Psychologist for over 20 years in a variety of settings and has worked exclusively with children, teenagers and families since 2004. Matt believes in including families in therapy and feels the therapeutic relationship is key to positive outcomes. He believes getting to the core of the problem is essential for creating meaningful change.  Matt is also happy to work with parents for their own therapy.

P: 0452 301 202


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Annette Bex
Child Youth & Family Counsellor

Annette has 25+ years of experience working with children, young people and their families and feels very passionate about empowering families in their journey. Annette draws on people’s strengths and abilities whilst facilitating the healing process. She uses a variety of modalities in her trauma informed work, including play therapy, expressive therapies and narrative therapy.

Annette is a founding member of the Australasia Pacific Play Therapy Association (APPTA). She is currently registered with APPTA as a Play Therapist and Play Therapist Supervisor, whilst continuing to be an advocate in the development of Play Therapy through her work and through APPTA.

P: 0432 909 732



Sarah Mooy
 Psychologist & Contextual Behaviour Analyst

Meaningful change through connection, science, and compassion

Sarah has been dedicated to working with children, adolescents, and families for over 25 years in the UK and Australia, with 15 years as a registered psychologist. Sarah has worked across education, home, and private practice settings with neurodivergent individuals & their families. Sarah also supports children and teens who are seeking help with their mental health and believes it is crucial to work with caregiver and education systems. Sarah works in a collaborative, functional, and creative way, providing a non-judgemental space to explore what is uniquely helpful for young people and their families. GP referrals and NDIS (self and plan managed) accepted.

P: 0413 166 612

F: 07 3569 4340


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Nikki Goodwin
Accredited MH Social Worker

Nikki is an Accredited Mental Health Social Worker with a wide range of experience in providing counselling and therapy for children, teenagers, and families. Nikki’s work centres on the relationship with the individual, and the family of young people to help create lasting change. Nikki has worked with a range of experiences such as gender and sexually diverse community (LGBT+), anxiety and depression, Autism, ADHD and body changes. 

Mental health care plans accepted and NDIS available.


P: 0434 707 171



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Dr. Sally Wessels - Psychologist

Psychological Therapy and Assessment

Sally has 25 years’ experience in psychological services.  She has a masters and a doctoral degree in clinical psychology (South Africa).  She has worked extensively with families and children throughout her career in South Africa, England and Australia. Sally believes strongly in the importance of early intervention and in working collaboratively with parents. She specializes in learning disabilities and in cognitive and functional assessments. Sally enjoys working with people of all ages and believes in a holistic, inclusive approach.


P: 0474 840 154  


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Lisa McGuinness - Dietician

With 20 years in the health industry and a recent graduation as an Accredited Practicing Dietitian, specialising in evidence-based guidelines for managing chronic diseases like diabetes, Lisa offers personalised nutrition guidance to meet individual health goals. Lisa is passionate about working closely with clients, offering ongoing support and monitoring progress to ensure nutritional needs and health targets are met. Lisa is dedicated to empowering individuals to make informed, sustainable dietary choices that align with their unique needs and objectives, ultimately improving their overall health and well-being.

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P: 0421351014 


Renee Jahnke - Play Therapist

Renee is a Special Education Teacher and Consultant and a student Play Therapist with the Australia Association for Play Therapy.  Renee is also studying a Masters in Counselling and is a respite foster carer, providing time out for foster carers. Renee has worked with children with special needs for 25+ years in a range of settings, including mainstream and special schools in Queensland and the Northern Territory.  She draws on a wide range of skills, knowledge and experience to work therapeutically with your child and family, building a relationship to help your child heal, grow and learn new skills. As an Education Consultant, Renee also provides individualised support, education and empowerment to advocate for your child in working with key stakeholders such as teachers, school administration and therapists.

P: 0411 477 237


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