Peter Weymouth (He/Him/His)
Director/Mental Health Occupational Therapist
Peter is the Director of Life Connect Therapy. He is a Mental Health Occupational Therapist with 17 years of experience working in complex mental health settings, counselling, and within the disability sector.
Peter has an in-depth understanding of the interplay between psychological difficulties and daily function. He has extensive experience in counselling, psychotherapy, group work, and mental health OT.
Peter has a special interest in working with the neurodiverse community.
Amy Smith (She/Her/Hers)
Amy is a Clinical Psychologist who works with children and young people presenting with a wide variety of emotional, behavioural, developmental, and learning challenges. Amy has particular interest in working with neurodiverse individuals, helping them gain a better understanding of themselves and their strengths, while also learning skills and strategies to assist with challenges. Amy values the therapeutic relationship that is formed with her clients and believes it’s a privilege to work with both them and their families. Amy uses a collaborative approach to support children, young people, and their families, including working with schools and other health professionals where appropriate.
Amiee Rogic (She/Her/Hers)
Amiee is a Clinical Psychologist and group facilitator at Life Connect Therapy. Amiee has a background in community child and adolescent mental health services as a senior clinician. Amiee has extensive experience in working with young people, parents, and families to understand and manage complex mental health presentations. Amiee recognises that young people are part of a system and often need the support of the people around them to work through mental health challenges. Amiee is passionate about working with young people and their support networks to build understanding, connection, and meaningful relationships.
Grace Kennedy (She/Her)
Mental Health Occupational Therapist
Meet Grace, a compassionate Mental Health Occupational Therapist who specializes in supporting individuals with diverse mental health conditions and neurodiverse needs.
Grace provides a welcoming and safe space where individuals can explore their concerns, identify their strengths, and work towards achieving their goals.
With extensive experience in complex mental health and disability-related settings and up-to-date knowledge of evidence-based practices, Grace is well-equipped to provide effective support. She is a strong advocate for the people and families she works with and takes a person-centered approach that ensures support is tailored to the individual and unique environments.
Janelle Jenkins (She/Her)
Mental Health Occupational Therapist
Meet Janelle, a highly experienced Occupational Therapist who has worked in various healthcare settings, including Mental Health for young people, Community Health, Occupational Health and Safety, and Rehabilitation. Janelle is passionate about Mental Health work and helping people to live better lives by engaging in meaningful activities and achieving their goals.
Janelle's approach involves using a range of skill development techniques, including ACT therapy (Mindfulness-based, values-driven goal-directed actions) and body-based work to enable and empower individuals to make progress, reach their goals, and thrive.
In her spare time, Janelle enjoys music and is a member of a community choir. She writes songs and facilitates "Feel Good Sing" music sessions.
Janelle is dedicated to helping individuals achieve their full potential and live fulfilling lives.
Stuart Downie (Him/He)
Allied Health Assistant
Stuart has a Diploma of Welfare and Community Services and has been working in the mental health and disability field for over four years.
Stuart is passionate about helping people engage in their interests and improve life satisfaction. He enjoys creating inclusive environments where people can feel at ease and develop friendships.
He brings a sense of humour, friendly nature, and respect for the people he works with. Stuarts interests include sports, film, hiking and Pokémon Go.
Rachael's primary role with Life Connect Therapy is administration and accounts with over 10 years of experience in accounting. Rachael is also a mother of three boys. Two with autism. She is passionate about her role at Life Connect Therapy and ensuring everyone has access to the support they need.
Rachael is studying a Masters degree in applied learning. Some of her other interests include quilting, reading and baking.