Meet The Team
Tahnee is Founder and Principal consultant at Reach Life. She is a well sought after senior mental health clinician best known for her work in and treatment of emotional dysregulation, post-natal depression and anxiety disorders. She commits to using personal presence, attentive listening and warmth to create a safe and secure therapeutic space to cultivate growth and capacity building for her clients. She is passionate about supporting and developing our helpers and health professionals and provides clinical mentoring and supervision.
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Natascha is a highly sought after clinician and welcome addition to the Reach Life team. She is well regarded by her paediatric and adult clients alike for her extensive experience in the area of disability, sensory and emotional regulation skill development. Natascha combines her clinical training in focused psychological strategies, her occupational therapy background and her training as an art psychotherapist to create the Art and Science of change and wellbeing support for her clients. Natascha has experience working in the area of trauma with children and adults, anxiety and mood management.
Alison is an experienced clinician passionate about the development and support of personal growth, confidence and body esteem with women. She is equally sought after for her skills in the treatment and management of anxiety and mood related disorders in youth and adult populations.
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Xin is an accredited Mental Health Social Worker with the Australian Association of Social Workers (AASW). He completed his Bachelor of Social Work in 2013, and has spent the past few years working in the field of mental health recovery. He has a personal interest in the benefits of mindfulness, and is highly regarded for his gentle and grounding presence. He identifies as a humanistic social worker and is passionate about the therapeutic potential of unconditional positive regard. To this end, he has trained in Compassion-Focussed Therapy, and has a special interest in the role that Compassionate (Non-Violent) Communication can have in healing relationships. He has also worked with the Hearing Voices Approach for several years, co-facilitating peer groups for people who hear voices.
Xin has supported many people experiencing severe and persistent emotional distress, including people who have experienced a variety of adverse life events such as trauma and neglect. He believes that people already possess a large amount of expertise in their own lives, and seeks to help them utilise their existing capacities whilst offering them the full extent of his professional knowledge and resources.