Marina Levez – General Manager
Accredited Mental Health Social Worker/Psychotherapist

Marina has knowledge and experience in a variety of work settings including leadership roles, mental health, crisis intervention, abuse, grief, loss & trauma, relationships, and addiction rehabilitation and recovery. She is a qualified and professionally recognised forensic mental health specialist. Through her own journey and life experience Marina is compassionate, empathetic and non-judgmental and is able to relate and understand the issues faced by individuals today.

Marina focuses on bringing hope to those suffering and helping individuals rebuild their lives and live a rich and meaningful life. Marina has worked with individuals and families of all ages and backgrounds, in one on one, couples, and group settings, working with abuse, addictions, mental health illnesses, family of origin, anxiety & stress, trauma, grief & loss, shame, self-esteem and life-transitions.

Marina established Soothing Minds in 2016 as a sole practitioner, and as the General Manager of the organisation continues to build the practice with a team of 12 made up of 5 therapists, and plan management and administration staff. The Soothing Minds team works with private clients and NDIS participants, providing psychological interventions, support coordination and plan management.

Qualifications and Training

Master of Social Work, Flinders University
Master of Counselling Practice, Tabor College
Master of Forensic Mental Health, Griffith University
Graduate Diploma of Psychology, Charles Sturt University
Bachelor of Criminology and Criminal Justice from Griffith University
Diploma of Alcohol and Other Drugs
Endorsed and Accredited Prepare/Enrich Facilitator

Professional Memberships

PACFA Reg. Clinical Mental Health Practitioner 23699
Association for Contexual Behavioural Science
National Alliance on Mental Illness
Australian and New Zealand Society of Criminology
Australian and New Zealand Mental Health Association
AASW Reg. Accredited Mental Health Social Worker 469628
NDIS Commission Behaviour Support Practitioner – P0002980

Dr. Danny Camfferman – Psychologist (Registered)

Danny Camfferman is a registered Psychologist who has an extensive history of involvement in psychological research and practice within university and clinical environments. Danny is a strong advocate in the use of evidence-based interventions and utilises effective psychological approaches such as Cognitive Behavioural Therapy, Acceptance and Commitment therapy, and Motivational Interviewing in the support and care of his clients.

Danny is motivated to reduce the suffering of his clients through improving their emotional functioning, increasing their skill sets, to better manage their circumstances, and to proceed with a greater ability to deal with future plans and opportunities. He has significant experience in working with a culturally diverse clientele, including ex-service personnel, LGBTQ+, and Indigenous people in the management of mood disorders, anxiety disorders, depression, self-esteem deficits, anger management and self-confidence, emotion regulation, obsessive compulsive disorder, and panic attacks.

Qualifications and Training

Bachelor of Arts, (Psychology and Education) Flinders University
Graduate Diploma in Psychology, University of South Australia
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD), University of Adelaide

Professional Memberships

Australian Association of Psychologists Inc & AHPRA PSY0002418881
NDIS Commission Behaviour Support Practitioner – C2524

Megan Hawes – Psychologist (Registered)

Megan Hawes is a psychologist who has experience working with people with a range of disabilities to improve their quality of life and mental health. Her approach is compassionate, non-judgemental, and supportive.

Megan believes in taking a client centred approach and finding goals that will assist them to lead a meaningful life. To do so, Megan employs evidence based interventions including Cognitive Behavioural Therapy, Acceptance and Commitment Therapy, Positive Behaviour Support, and Motivational Interviewing. Having worked with people of different backgrounds, she has experience tailoring the methodology to the person.

Qualifications and Training

Honours Degree Bachelor of Psychology, Flinders University

Professional Memberships

AHPRA PSY0002345602

Australian Association of Psychologists Inc – Member No 003217

NDIS Commission Behaviour Support Practitioner – A2369

Mallory Cook – Psychologist (Provisional)

Mallory is a registered psychologist (provisional) with an empathetic, compassionate, and warm nature. She has experience working with people from all walks of life, including people with various disabilities and neurodivergence such as Autism, ADHD, and Intellectual Disabilities, as well as providing therapy for people who are experiencing depression, anxiety, and stress. Mallory has extended experience in working with young children and their caregivers, specifically children with disability, developmental trauma, or behavioural concerns.

Mallory has a unique way of applying evidence-based interventions such as Cognitive Behavioural Therapy, Acceptance and Commitment Therapy, and Solution Focused Therapy, in an eclectic, tailored way that best suits the client.

Providing therapy that is underpinned by person-centred therapy is Mallory’s firm belief. This approach is embodied by empathy, unconditional positive regard, and zero judgement. The person-centred approach also has the assumption that the client is the expert of who they are, and the therapist takes on the role of collaborating with the client with transparency and honesty throughout the therapeutic process.

Qualifications and Training

Bachelor of Psychology, Charles Sturt University

Professional Memberships

AHPRA PSY0002599593

Australian Association of Psychologists Inc. Member No. 004281

Lesley Golley – Psychologist (Registered)

Lesley is a registered psychologist with experience in diagnosis and treatment across a range of areas including anxiety, depression, conduct, behavioural, learning, and neurodevelopmental disorders and her clinical practice has included children, youth, adults, family and group therapy.

Building on a lifetime of experience as a worker, student, mother and wife Lesley affords every client compassion and non-judgmental support in recognition of each person's life journey. She is committed to using her knowledge of evidence based practices to provide client-centric, collaborative and tailored care. Whatever the circumstance, Lesley will assist by listening carefully and without judgement, responding to your needs as identified by you and sharing skills and knowledge toward these.

Whether you are seeking diagnosis, commencing support following a diagnosis or just looking to improve or maintain your wellness, Lesley can provide you with the skills, knowledge, and support to empower you on your unique and important journey.

Qualifications and Training

Honours Degree Bachelor of Psychology, Flinders University
Master of Professional Psychology – University of New England

Professional Memberships

AHPRA PSY0002395321

NDIS Commission Behaviour Support Practitioner - P1539726

TBA PBS Practitioner / Psychologist


Robyn Hook - Administration Support

Although, Robyn is new to the medical administration industry she is very passionate about helping people and strives to provide exceptional customer service to all of our clients to make their experience with us as easy and seamless as possible. She endeavours to provide our clients with the most positive and empathetic approach and is always happy to have a chat and a smile with all of our clients. Robyn has extensive experience in customer service and has detailed knowledge and experience in accounts payable, accounts receivable as well as payroll.




Christine Carr – Plan Manager / Accounts Officer

Christine brings a wealth of knowledge and experience from her 40 years in various customer service and administration roles. Christine strives to bring the best customer service to make each client have the best experience possible. Christine has extensive experience in Reception, Accounts payable and Accounts receivable. Christine in her spare time volunteers at Meals on Wheels.





Celestial Engman – Receptionist / Admin

Celestial is a dedicated and professional worker with a bubbly customer focused nature and endeavours to achieve the best outcome for all our clients. Having worked as an administration officer in her previous roles, she is proficient in customer service, reception, general admin, accounts payable/receivable, invoicing, scheduling, payroll, and data/email management.





Sarah Wright – Receptionist / Admin

Although new to this industry, Sarah brings with her over 25 years of customer service experience in the dental health field. Sarah’s roles have included reception, scheduling, correspondence, and practice management. Sarah brings an exacting attention to detail and client care with her compassionate and friendly nature.





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