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.
Amiee Rogic (She/Her/Hers)
Amiee is a group facilitator at Life Connect Therapy. Amiee is a clinical psychologist with a background in community child and adolescent mental health services. Amiee has extensive experience in working with young people and their 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 together to build understanding, connection, and meaningful relationships.
**Please note: Amiee is not currently providing therapy outside of our groups**
Julie Yeo (She/Her/Hers)
Couples Counsellor and Family Therapist
Julie has 20 years of experience working with families, couples, and individuals, 9 of these specifically in the mental health sector as a family therapist and couples counsellor.
Julie's training includes a Masters of Family Therapy, training in Emotional Focussed Therapy and couples counselling. Julie is passionate about supporting couples and families and works alongside them to help develop insights, identify barriers to connection, and consider choices.
Julie uses an open, honest, and transparent approach in counselling that is delivered with warmth, compassion, and humor. Julie is an advocate for the LGBTQI+ community and seeks to create a safe place for all.
Tamara Wolf (She/Her/Hers)
Occupational Therapist Assistant
Tamara has Diplomas in Mental Health, AOD and, Community Services and is trained in Acceptance Commitment Therapy for Trauma Related Disorders. Tamara has worked under the NDIS for almost 7 years in various roles with a primary focus on psychosocial disabilities and recovery. Tamara is passionate about supporting people to live rich and meaningful lives.
Tamara has an incredible ability to attune to the needs of her participants and facilitate positive change. She approaches all client based work in a person-centred and collaborative manner,. She welcomes participants from all walks of life, including from the LGBTIQ+ community and First Nations peoples.
Stuart Downie (He/Him/His)
Occupational Therapy Assistant
Stuart has a Diploma of Welfare and Community Services and has been working in the mental health and disability field for nearly 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. Stuart's interests include sports, film, hiking, and Pokémon Go.
Rachael Semple (She/Her/Hers)
Bookkeeping and Administration
Rachael’s primary role with Life Connect Therapy is administration and accounts and she has over10 years of experience in accounting. Rachel is also the 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.
Melinda Whelan (She/Her/Hers)
Administration and Development of Therapy tools
Melinda has a lifetime of experience in the disability sector as the main carer for her 21-year-old daughter and can empathise with some of the challenges people face in everyday life.
Melinda is passionate about improving people’s ability to engage in activity through creating innovative tools, such as visual schedules, calendars, and motivational aides.
Melinda’s other interests include playing brass music and coordinating the Salvation Army’s Just Brass program.