Meet our team of generally registered psychologists
Animal Assisted Therapist (Canine & Equine)
Board Approved Supervisor (4+2 & 5+1)
Therapy Dogs Australia Owner & Director
Therapy Dog Trainer
Animal Assisted Therapist
Samuel is a General Psychologist and has an interest in working with Children, Adolescents and Young Adults and is passionate about assisting with challenges such as Autism, Depression, Anxiety, Anger issues and behaviour management. Where appropriate, Samuel is able to provide evidence-based therapy activities with the assistance of his therapy dogs, Willow & Ocean.
Charlie is a learner Therapy Dog who is owned and handled by Callum. Charlie is a wriggly rescue pup who loves to play with toys and do zoomies. Charlie works with Callum on Mondays, Thursdays & Fridays.
Callum is a Generally Registered Psychologist with a passion for assisting young people with social and emotional difficulties to live a full life. Callum is experienced with Neurodivergence, and is working with his young rescue dog Charlie who is a learner Therapy Dog, trained & assessed through Therapy Dogs Australia.
Alana is a Provisional Psychologist. She enjoys being able to assist and support children, young people and adults to achieve their goals and improve the quality of their lives. Alana has experience working within a number of different areas including occupational rehabilitation, Workcover, Department of Veteran Affairs and disability. Alana understands the difficulties that pose adults throughout life and how these difficulties influence and affect children. has an interest in art with numerous qualifications and a passion for all kinds of animals.
Walter is an Old English Sheepdog who is a big gentle boof. Walter absolutely loves children and is always happy for a pat and play. Walter is professionally trained and assessed by Therapy Dogs Australia. Walter is sitting with his little sister who is training to also be a Therapy Dog one day!
Nicole is an experienced Speech Pathologist who has worked in a variety of paediatric settings including early intervention for hearing loss, general community based services, and the Queensland Children’s Hospital.
Nicole is passionate about empowering parents, carers and young people and is very experienced in using parent coaching models in therapy. Nicole loves working with families to support them to support their child’s communication potential.
Nicole has additional training in a variety of speech pathology and therapeutic programs including: Listening and Spoken Language Certified Specialist AVT (for children with hearing loss)Hanen: It Takes Two To Talk Hanen: More than wordsThe Lidcombe Program (stuttering treatment for young children)Talking MatsTrust Based Relational Intervention (TBRI)
Sonny Banana is a yellow Labrador. He is our most senior therapy dog, with over 7 years of experience. He loves swimming, fetch and eating bananas. Sonny works with Sam.
Oliver is a red & white Border Collie. He is a very affectionate and obedient dog. He enjoys sheep herding and belly rubs. Oliver works with Sam.
Baby sister to Sonny & Oliver, Nala is a Yellow Labrador Retriever. She is in training - one day she will take over from Sonny Banana! Nala works with Sam.
Willow is an English Spaniel with a vest for life as big as her ears. She loves relentlessly squeaking toys and mischief. Willow works with Caitlin.
Power is a retired race-horse, at 22yo he is a very gentle giant, definitely slowing down and enjoying his retirement! All of our equine team work with Sam at her Upper Caboolture property.
Ruby is a 5yo miniature pony. She has a lot of attitude and loves to play.
Thunderstorm is a 3yo Brumby gelding. He is Winter's son and was born in domestication 2 months after Winter came along. Thunderstorm is a happy and outgoing little guy.
Dingo is a 4yo Brumby gelding who came from the Tuan/Toolara forrestry. He is a gentle giant, Sam has nicknamed him 'Brumbydor' because he is the most Labrador brumby that she has ever met!
Winter is a 14yo brumby mare, she was trapped at 11yo in the Canavan ranges. She was the lead mare in the wild, and she is the lead mare in our herd too. She has really taken to domestic life, she absolutely loves people, especially kids.
Sumer is a 3yo brumby filly from the Tuan/Toolara forrestry. She started out as quite standoffish but she has quickly learned that humans are super useful for giving the best scratches. She is a real sweetie.
Fern is a 4/5yo Brumby from the Tuan/Toolara Forestry and is a client favourite due to her sweet and reserved nature.