Dr Crystal McMullen

Director/Clinical Psychologist

BA (Psych, Hons I), BBusMan, DPsych (Clin), MAPS

We are a small team of Psychologists and Clinical Psychologists experienced in work with children and families. We offer Assessment and Treatment of a range of presenting concerns, and aim to provide support and understanding not only to the child, but to the whole family.

Meet Our Team

Dr Crystal McMullen is the director of All for Kids Therapy, and is a qualified Doctor of Clinical Psychology. Crystal has 15 years of experience in the assessment and treatment of children and adolescents, as well as working closely with the parents and families. Crystal has worked extensively with children and families within government and non-government agencies, including community clinics, child and youth mental health services, hospitals, and private practice. Crystal has a passion for supporting the emotional and psychological wellbeing of children and their families, and provides assessment and treatment of many issues, but in particular, focussing on:

• Anxiety
• ADHD

• ASD
• Behaviour Problems
• Cognitive and Learning Assessments (including Dyslexia)
• Parenting Support

• Low self-esteem

Crystal utilises a number of empirically validated treatments in her work including:

• Cognitive Behavioural Therapy
• Play Therapy
• Interpersonal Therapy
• Schema Therapy
• Attachment-based Treatment
• Triple P
• Family therapy
• Strengths-based Therapy
• Narrative Therapy
• Brief Solution-Focused Therapy
• Sandplay Therapy

Memberships

• Registration with Psychology Board of Australia/Australian Health Practitioners Regulation Agency 
• Endorsement as a Clinical Psychologist with Psychology Board of Australia/Australian Health Practitioners Regulation Agency 
• Full Membership with Australian Psychological Society

Research and Academic Achievements

Crystal has also been involved in research investigating the risk factors and treatment of childhood anxiety. Crystal completed her Doctor of Clinical Psychology at the University of Queensland and focused her research on this area. Crystal is endorsed as a Clinical Psychologist, she splits her work time between working in private practice, and as the Director of Postgraduate Psychology at the University of Southern Queensland,

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Kelsey Erdelyi

Registered Psychologist/Clinical Psychology Registrar

BPsychSc; MPsych(Clin)

Kelsey is a registered psychologist and clinical psychology registrar. She enjoys working with children and adolescents from a variety of cultural and linguistic backgrounds, and has worked alongside individuals experiencing a range of psychological challenges. 

 

Kelsey has worked with children and families in community mental health, inpatient settings, private practice, and supported children and families engaged with foster and kinship care services. She has particular interests in:

 

  • Child Protection

  • Attachment 

  • Parenting Support 

  • Emotion Regulation 

  • Behavioural Difficulties 

  • Anxiety

  • Depression

  • Anger Management

  • Stress Management

 

Kelsey works from a Cognitive Behavioural Therapy (CBT) approach, incorporating other frameworks including Systems and Attachment, play therapy, and Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT). Kelsey also has experience administering a variety of psychological assessments for individuals across the lifespan, and is passionate about holistic and comprehensive assessment to support individuals to achieve their full potential.

 

Memberships:

  • Australian Psychological Society

  • Registration as a General Psychologist and Clinical Psychology Registrar with the Australian Health Practitioners Regulation Agency 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Sam is a provisionally registered psychologist, who is currently in the final stages of completing her supervised internship. She has seen her passion for working with children and families grow over her training and has developed particular interests in:

 

·       Parenting Support

·       Anxiety Management

·       Emotion Regulation

·       Behavioural Difficulties

·       Depression

·       Low Self-Esteem

·       Building Resilience

·       ASD

·       ADHD

·       Cognitive and Learning Assessments

 

Sam works from a Cognitive Behavioural Therapy (CBT) approach, incorporating other frameworks including Systems and Attachment, and play therapy. Sam also has experience administering a variety of psychological assessments for individuals across the early years and adolescent lifespan, and is passionate about collaborating with all stakeholders, including children, parents, teachers and other allied health professionals, to ensure each individual receives the support needed to reach their potential.

 

Memberships:

·    Australian Psychological Society

·    Registration as a Provisional Psychologist with the Australian Health Practitioners Regulation Agency 

Madeleine is a registered provisional psychologist. She enjoys working with young people and their families to support the development and maintenance of resilience in the young person to help their home and school wellbeing.

 

With a long-standing passion for psychology and supporting young people, Madeleine embarked on the journey to becoming a psychologist and completed her Bachelor of Behavioural Science at The Queensland University of Technology in Brisbane. She then went on to complete her 4th year of study at James Cook University where she conducted a cross-cultural investigation into relationships between young people and their parents, and the associations these have with mental health outcomes.

Madeleine has a background that involves experience working with children and young people, in addition to work in an administration/client support role, which provided a strong understanding of the supports and funding opportunities available to families.

Madeleine's goal as a provisional psychologist is to provide a safe therapeutic space for each of her clients to be able to equip both the young person and their family with a strong foundation of coping strategies to support their physical, social, and emotional wellbeing. 

Madeleine works from a Cognitive Behavioural Therapy (CBT) approach, incorporating family and systems work into her sessions. She has a particular interest in: 

  • Anxiety

  • Parenting Support 

  • Emotion Regulation 

  • Resilience

  • Social Skill Development

  • Behavioural Difficulties

  • Anger Management

  • Stress Management

Memberships:​

  • Registration as a Psychologist (Provisional) with the Australian Health Practitioners Regulation Agency 

Caitlin is registered as a provisional psychologist. Her passion is working with children and adolescents to help them grow and thrive in each stage of life they’re walking through. She enjoys working with individuals who face a wide range of psychological challenges.

 

Caitlin completed her four-year Bachelor of Psychology (Honours) degree with Griffith University. Her thesis area focused on the influence on social media use on restrictive eating behaviours among women. Caitlin has also spent time in the care team at Queensland Children’s Hospital, working to support young people with a range of complex mental health presentations. 

 

Caitlin focusses on working collaboratively with children, adolescents, and their families. Her particular interests are:

 

  • Developmental and Intellectual Difficulties (including ASD & ADHD)

  • Cognitive and Learning Difficulties

  • Behaviour Problems

  • Problematic Eating Behaviours

  • Low Self-Esteem

  • Anxiety

  • Depression

  • Parenting Support

 

Memberships

  • Registration as a Provisional Psychologist with the Australian Health Practitioners Regulation Agency

 

 

 

 

 

Katie is a provisionally registered psychologist who is passionate about supporting children, adolescents, and their families. She has experience working with children and adolescents in a variety of community settings and has particular interest in supporting young people with the following: 

  • Anxiety
  • Social skills​
  • Emotion regulation

  • Parenting support

  • Adjustment to major life events 

  • Cognitive and learning assessments

  • Attachment 

  • Behaviour problems

  • Parent-child relationship problems 

  • Self-esteem and confidence

Katie utilises evidence-based treatments, working from a number of frameworks including cognitive behavioural therapy (CBT), acceptance and commitment therapy (ACT), play therapy, and strengths-based approaches. Katie also provides assessments for children and adolescents. She is warm and empathic in her approach and provides families with the care and support they require. 

 

Research and Academic Achievements: 

Katie studied at The University of Queensland and has extensive post-graduate research experience in social and organisational psychology, including publications in peer-reviewed journals. She has teaching experience with undergraduate students and has been awarded for teaching excellence. Katie has also been awarded Dean’s Commendations for excellence in academic achievement in her undergraduate degree. 

Memberships:

  • Australian Psychological Society

  • Registration as a Provisional Psychologist with the Australian Health Practitioners Regulation Agency

Madeleine Bramley

Provisional Psychologist

BBehSc; Hons

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Caitlin McDowell

Provisional Psychologist

BPsych; Hons

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Katie Munt

Provisional Psychologist

BPsych; Hons

Samantha Palmer

Provisional Psychologist

BPsychSc; MPsych(Clin)

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