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All Meridian Wellbeing Clinicians are experienced, registered, qualified and work within their professional scope of practice, Meridian’s Code of Conduct and the Code of Ethics of their registering body. All Clinicians are proud to be community-focused, inclusive, non-judgemental, compassionate, professional and LGBTIQA+ competent.

Meridian Wellbeing Clinicians bring lived experience to our roles so we can walk beside our clients and build collective resilience against the adverse experiences that impact our communities.




  • AHPRA Registered Psychologist, MAPS, BPsySc(Hons).
  • Languages: English, Vietnamese

Experience: Josephynn has experience working with young people and adults, members of the LGBTIQA + communities, disabled people, and people who are neurodivergent. Josephynn understands the Southeast Asian cultural influences in mental health and in the LGBTQA + space.

Approach: person-centred, trauma-informed, strength-based, and collaborative. CBT, Schema Therapy, Narrative Therapy, and Mindfulness approaches.

Josephynn can support clients with:

  • Anxiety
  • Depression
  • Stress
  • Relationship-related concerns
  • Minority stress
  • Exploring and/or affirming gender
  • Exploring and/or affirming sexuality
  • Trauma including childhood trauma
  • Burnout

Special interests:

  • LGBTQA+ (exploration and/or affirmation)
  • Addressing impact of childhood experiences
  • Burnout recovery
  • Queer Affirming Christianity




  • AHPRA Registered Psychologist, BA(Hons), BPsychSc(Hons), MClinPsych
  • Languages: English

Experience: Veronica has experience working with adolescents and adults across the lifespan, including members of LGBTIQA+ communities, people with neurodivergence, and people from linguistically and culturally diverse backgrounds.

Approach: Person-centred, authentic, and compassionate. Veronica aims to help clients to feel safe and heard, build their understanding and skills, and empower them to feel confident in their own wisdom and capacity to create meaningful change. She also takes very seriously the importance of positive wellbeing, joy, and playfulness. She works to integrate elements of therapeutic frameworks to meet clients’ individual needs, including CBT, ACT, and DBT-informed approaches.

Veronica can support clients with concerns including:

  • Anxiety
  • Depression
  • Coping with stress
  • Trauma recovery and posttraumatic stress
  • Emotional reactivity and regulation
  • Exploring and/or affirming gender and sexuality
  • Interpersonal difficulties




  • ACA Level 2 Counsellor
  • Master of Guidance and Counselling
  • Languages: English

Experience: CJ was a high school and college teacher and career advisor and has worked in the construction industry. He has experience working with adults and adolescence, members of the LGBTIQA + communities, disabled people, and people who are neurodivergent or wish to explore possible diagnosis. CJ is neurodivergent and has experiences of the process of seeking mental health related diagnoses and an awareness of the LGBTQA+ space and non-monogamous lifestyles.

Approach:  Person centred, trauma informed and disability affirming. Cognitive, Experiential, Behavioural, Developmental, Interpersonal, Systemic, Cultural, Psychodynamic and Biological Practice Domains. 

CJ can support clients with:

  • Neurodiversity and Disability related stressors
  • Self-Esteem
  • Career Guidance
  • Emotional Disturbance
  • Non-Monogamy-related concerns
  • Anxiety
  • Depression
  • Stress
  • Exploring and/or affirming gender
  • Exploring and/or affirming sexuality
  • Autistic-Burnout

Special interests:

  • Intersection between Sexuality/Gender and Neurodiversity
  • Shame and Guilt
  • Finding your 'Natural Habitat'
  • Autistic Burnout recovery
  • Non-Monogamy
  • Family/Ally Support




  • PACFA Registered Counsellor (Psychotherapy and Counselling Federation of Australia)
  • Master of Counselling from Monash University
  • Languages: English, Hindi, Urdu.

Experience: Tushar has experience working with the LGBTQIA+ community, people experiencing disability, neurodivergence, people of colour, and other minority groups. As a person of colour, Tushar has a personal understanding of the complexities arising from the intersection of queer identity, racial identity, and mental health.

Approaches: Tushar believes in community approach to mental health and in advocating for moving away from purely individualistic approach, as one’s mental health is also a result of the socially constructed systems we live within. They are a strong believer in client agency in clinical settings, providing space to explore emotional and mental health in pursuit of pre-determined wellbeing goals. They provide person-centred, trauma-informed care aiming to consolidate coping mechanisms and personal resilience amongst clients, while using a community lens.

Tushar can support client with:

  • Anxiety
  • Depression
  • Stress
  • Relationship-related concerns
  • Minority stress
  • Exploring and/or affirming gender
  • Exploring and/or affirming sexuality
  • Trauma including childhood trauma
  • Burnout




Clinical Care Coordinator - Inclusive Pathways & Counselling Services 

  • Master of Social Work, Member of AASW
  • Languages: English, Mandarin

Andrew is a social worker, registered welfare worker and community worker with a thorough understanding of complex biopsychosocial needs with the intersection of gender and cultural identity. Andrew has extensive and varied experiences as a social worker in a therapeutic setting.

As a clinical care coordinator, Andrew assists clients to reduce the barriers that LGBTIQA+ people, people who live with HIV or are impacted by HIV, sex workers and men who have sex with men face in accessing health care services. He helps clients to identify their wellbeing needs and goals to make an informed decision about what service to access.

He is passionate to provide person-centred, inclusive and professional services by honouring people’s unique stories and experiences.

(02) 6257 0372
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Meridian Wellbeing Services is not a crisis service.
We are an appointment-based service and we only respond to phone calls and emails during normal business hours - 9:00am to 4:00pm, Monday - Friday.

If you, or someone you know is in crisis please call the numbers below:
In an emergency always contact 000.
Access Mental Health open 24/7 | (02) 6205 1065 or 1800 629 354
QLife: Open 3pm - Midnight | 1800 184 527 |
Lifeline: Open 24/7 | 13 11 14 |
Domestic Violence Crisis Service: Open 24/7 | (02) 6280 0900 |

For those under the age of 25, there are also the following services available:
Kids Helpline: Open 24/7 | 1800 551 800 |
Eheadspace: 1800 650 890 |