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Meet the Nurtured Thoughts Psychology Team

Our practitioners boast extensive expertise in delivering evidence-based interventions.

At Nurtured Thoughts Psychology, we prioritise fostering a robust therapeutic connection with your therapist. Take a moment to review each practitioner's approach and specialties, and don't hesitate to contact our client support team for assistance in finding the ideal match for you.

Additionally, all our practitioners currently provide Telehealth sessions as an available option.

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Andri Christoforou

PRINCIPAL PSYCHOLOGIST

Children and Adolescents

Andri is a registered psychologist in Australia with clinical psychology registration in Cyprus. Born and raised in the beautiful Mediterranean island of Cyprus, Andri is fluent in both Greek and English.

 

Their academic journey includes an undergraduate degree in psychology from the University of Essex in the UK, followed by a master’s degree in clinical psychology completed in Cyprus.

Victoria Gore-Jones

ADVANCED SENIOR CLINICAL PSYCHOLOGIST

BSc, BSocSc- Psych Hons, MClinPsych, MAPS, FCCLP

Victoria is an Advanced Senior Clinical Psychologist registered with AHPRA and the APS College of Clinical Psychologists. She completed extensive training, including a Master of Clinical Psychology at The University of Queensland.

With over 20 years of experience, Victoria has worked extensively in both inpatient and outpatient settings within Metro South Addiction and Mental Health Services.

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Kelly Mitchell

SENIOR THERAPIST

Individual and Couples Counsellor

With over 20 years of experience, Kelly is a committed relationship therapist dedicated to guiding couples and individuals toward healthier communication, relationship dynamics, and intimacy.

 

She works with the unique needs of each client helping them repair connections strained by conflicts, emotional wounds, parenting difficulties, health concerns, infertility, infidelity, betrayal, or crises.

Saime Dilek

SENIOR PSYCHOLOGIST

BA, M. BA, MAPS

Saime is a Senior Psychologist with over 20 years of clinical experience. She prides herself on making sure she understands her client's concerns & ensuring progress in their mental health journey. 

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Nina Sers

RELATIONSHIP MANAGEMENT

Nina supports our clinic's relationship management with valued referring partners. Her focus ensures seamless connections and strengthens bonds within our network. Beyond her role at Nurtured Thoughts, Nina is undertaking post-graduate studies and enjoys spending time in the great outdoors with her partner and their miniature poodle.

Peta Griffiths

SOCIAL MEDIA MANAGER

Peta supports our clinic's social media. Beyond her role at Nurtured Thoughts, Peta is undertaking post-graduate studies and enjoys spending time at the beach, walking in nature or exploring new places.

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Our Approach

At Nurtured Thoughts Psychology, we pride ourselves on using evidence-based interventions that have been proven effective in helping clients achieve their desired outcomes. Our approach is client-centred, which means that we will collaborate with you to ensure that your treatment aligns with your values, beliefs, and preferences.

 

We understand that the therapeutic process can be challenging at times, but we are here to provide you with the support and guidance you need to make progress towards your goals. Our team of psychologists is dedicated to creating a safe and non-judgmental space where you can explore your thoughts and feelings, and work towards greater insight and understanding.

We believe that everyone has the capacity for growth and change, and we are committed to helping you tap into your inner strengths and resources to overcome obstacles and lead a more fulfilling life. We are passionate about helping our clients achieve their full potential, and we would be honoured to be a part of your journey towards better mental health.

Thank you for considering Nurtured Thoughts Psychology. We look forward to the opportunity to work with you and support you in achieving your mental health goals.

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Our Practice Values

Empathy

Empathy lies at the heart of our practice because it fosters a deep understanding and connection between therapist and client. By empathising with our clients, we create a safe and supportive environment where individuals feel heard, validated, and understood. This compassionate approach enables us to collaborate effectively, tailoring treatment plans to address each client's unique needs and experiences. 

Collaboration

We believe that partnerships are built on trust, empathy, and mutual respect. By working together, therapist and client can explore challenges, identify strengths, and develop personalised strategies for overcoming obstacles. Through collaboration, therapy remains tailored to the unique needs of each individual, empowering clients to take an active role in their journey towards mental wellness. 

Respect

Respect forms the foundation of a healthy therapeutic relationship. When clients feel respected, they are more likely to feel safe, understood, and validated, which enhances the effectiveness of therapy. Respect also fosters trust, open communication, and collaboration, allowing clients to fully engage in the therapeutic process and work towards their goals with confidence.

Empowerment

We recognise that true growth and healing come from within, and we strive to empower our clients to tap into their inner strengths and resources. Through empowerment, individuals gain confidence, resilience, and a sense of agency in navigating life's challenges. Our practice is dedicated to providing the support, guidance, and tools necessary for our clients to realise their full potential and live fulfilling, empowered lives.

A warm, welcoming, and supportive space for you.

We are committed to providing a warm, welcoming, and supportive environment where clients can feel comfortable exploring their thoughts, feelings, and experiences.

We believe that everyone deserves access to high-quality mental health services, and we work with clients to develop treatment plans that are tailored to their unique needs and goals.

Our psychologists are highly skilled in a variety of therapies and treatment approaches for a range of concerns such as:

Grief and loss

Trauma

Relationships and relational wellness

And many more Self-esteem, identity, and personal development Life transitions Eating issues Addictions Pregnancy, parenting and attachment Post-natal mental health Emotional, social & behavioural concerns in children ADHD and Autism Spectrum Early psychosis Family separation Childhood issues Spiritual-related health and wellness Couples Counselling

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We look forward to welcoming you at our practice

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