Meet our team

Our psychologists are experts in children’s mental health, development, learning and diagnostic assessments.
All psychologists have a Masters of Educational and Developmental Psychology.
Friendly, modern facilities locally on the Sunshine Coast.

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Olga Moisuc

Educational and Developmental Psychologist B.Sc; Post-Grad Dip Psych; M. Psych (Ed and Dev)

Olga  has a keen interest in working with children, adolescents and families. Having obtained extensive experience over the past 10 years working with children, teenagers and families across different settings and 5 years of clinical experience as a Child and Adolescent Psychologist, her philosophy is that every individual has remarkable potential and unique qualities that they bring to the world.

Olga has experience and skill in working with children in a number of key areas including:

  • Learning Disorders

  • Attention-Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD)

  • ASD/Asperger’s Syndrome

  • Anxiety disorders

  • Depression, Self-harm and Suicide risk

  • Adjustment Disorders

  • Eating Disorders

  • Grief and loss/trauma

  • Women’s health

  • Phobias

  • Resilience, self esteem and skills building for bullying/being bullied

Olga will be seeing children, adolescents, and their families on Wednesday, Thursday mornings and Fridays at Bear in Mind, Buderim Clinic.

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Zachariah Sheridan

Educational and Developmental Psychologist BPsychSc Hons, MPsych (Ed&Dev)

Zachariah Sheridan is an Educational and Developmental Psychologist who enjoys working with children, adolescents and families from all walks of life.  Zachariah graduated with a Masters of Psychology (Educational and Developmental) in 2014 at the Queensland University of Technology.   Since then, Zachariah has developed a particular interest in supporting people in the following areas:  

  • Grief and loss

  • School refusal  

  • Anxiety and depression  

  • Specific phobias (e.g., animals, storms, dental)  

  • Self Harm/suicidal ideation  

  • Self-esteem  

  • Resilience  

  • Bullying  

  • Learning difficulties  

  • Behavioural difficulties  

  • Attention-Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD)  

  • Oppositional Defiant Disorder (ODD)  

  • Sexuality and identity related issues  

  • Substance and alcohol use disorders  

  • Parenting support  

​Zachariah also enjoys Arts and Crafts, Pokémon battles, discussing video games, building Lego masterpieces and having as much fun as possible, whilst teaching new skills and providing a warm and supportive counselling environment. 

Zac will be seeing children, adolescents, and their families on:

Tuesday at Bear in Mind, Buderim Clinic, 14 Clearview Court, Buderim.

Wednesdays and Fridays at Kedron (Better Life Centre).

Bookings by appointment only - please contact Zac on 0456 730 768 .

 

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Lisa Good

Educational and Developmental Psychologist BA (Psych), Post-Grad Dip Psych, MPsych (Ed & Dev)

Lisa Good is an Educational and Developmental psychologist who is passionate about helping children, teenagers and their families thrive through a wide range of challenges. Lisa employs a strength-based approach to enhance the wellbeing of the families she works with and tailors therapy to align with the unique needs of each person.

Lisa has a therapy dog, Lola, which helps the children, teenagers, and families she works with feel comfortable within the therapy setting. Lola is a hypoallergenic Groodle (Golden Retriever x Standard Poodle) who loves getting lots of pats and cuddles. Lola can also assist in helping children who have animal/dog related fears and anxiety.  

Lisa graduated with a Masters of Psychology (Educational and Developmental) in 2011 at the Queensland University of Technology and has also completed a Bachelor of Behavioural Science (Psychology) and a Post-Graduate Diploma in Psychology (with Distinction). She has also taught undergraduate psychology students and currently supervises other psychologists (STAP Accredited).

Before completing her Masters, Lisa was trained by an American association, Growing Minds, to work with children who have pervasive developmental delays (such as ASD). Since graduating, Lisa has gained significant experience working with children, adolescents and their families who are experiencing a wide range of difficulties, including:

  • Self-harm/suicidal thoughts  

  • Anxiety and depression

  • Grief and bereavement

  • Bullying and school refusal

  • Trauma and abuse

  • Low self-esteem and resilience

  • Autism Spectrum Disorders (ASD)

  • Emotional regulation difficulties

  • Learning difficulties or giftedness

  • Behavioural difficulties

  • Attention-Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD)

  • Social challenges

Lisa has a wide range of experience in psychoeducational assessments (including cognitive assessments) and writing reports for multiple audiences (e.g., parents, teachers, and other professionals).

Lisa will be seeing children, adolescents, and their families on Wednesday and Saturday mornings at:

 

Bear in Mind, Birtinya clinic.

K1 Building

Level 2 7/16 Innovation Parkway

Birtinya 4575

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Thomas Gerhard

Administrative Assistant

Thomas is a bright and young individual committed to ensuring that the day-to-day operation and administration of Bear in Mind Psychology runs smoothly. He is a student at the University of the Sunshine Coast, studying a double degree in Law and Environmental Management. In his free time, Thomas loves going to the gym, spending time with friends and family and getting outdoors whenever he can. Thomas has been with us since April and he is always happy to help and dedicated to ensuring client satisfaction. 

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Louis

Louis is our friendly Cavoodle helper at our Buderim clinic.

Louis loves to welcome our families to the clinic on Wednesdays – Fridays.

 

His favourite hobbies are cuddles, chasing and catching a ball and treats!

 

Louis is hypoallergenic and does not shed hair. He looks forward to meeting you!