Services for Adults

Our Psychologists utilise a client-centered approach to provide solutions to a wide range of mental health issues for older adolescents and adults. Our services include… Read more

Services for children

To assist children in reaching their full potential socially, emotionally, and academically, we offer the following services: Assessment, Early Intervention… Read more

Disability Services

We provide the following services for people with complex needs including challenging behaviours, early childhood issues, and communication difficulties… Read more

about us

♦♦♦ IMPORTANT ANNOUNCEMENT: Following breaking news from the government due to covid-19, we are now providing free online video counselling and free phone counselling Australia-wide. Counseeling is now more accessible and affordable than ever, with more people opting to seek assistance from the comfort of their own home. Contact us now to find out how.

At Mindwise Psychology Practice, we provide a supportive and caring environment to help you achieve healthy psychological functioning and well-being. Our qualified and professional clinicians adopt a warm, respectful and nurturing interpersonal style to empower clients and create a sense of comfort so that they can navigate through difficult times. Our goal is not to promote dependence on psychologists but to teach clients the skills to manage their own conditions.

We offer a wide range of psychological and consultancy services to individuals, couples, families and organisations. Our clinicians utilise a client-centered approach to provide solutions to the following issues:

  • Depression
  • Anxiety
  • Phobias
  • Panic Disorder
  • Post-traumatic Stress Disorder
  • Obsessive Compulsive Disorder
  • Schizophrenia and other Psychotic Disorders
  • Relationship Counselling / Marriage Counselling
  • Drug Addiction Problems
  • Chronic Pain
  • WorkCover and personal injury claims
  • Challenges of Neurodevelopmental Disorders (including Intellectual Disability,  Autism Spectrum Disorder, Learning Disorders and ADHD)Work Development Orders

Most problems are more common than you think and are treatable. We can help you get back on track and live the life you want!



We are Hiring!

We are currently looking for allied health staff to work as part of our allied health practice. We are looking to hire an occupational therapist, speech pathologist, physiotherapist, exercise physiologist, psychiatrist, social worker, and counsellor. If you are interested in applying please call us or email us at



Mindwise is looking to fill the following roles/positions that are currently available at our practice. We are looking for:

        • **Allied Health Professionals such as Occupational Therapist, Speech Pathologist, Nutritionist, Dietitian, Physiotherapist etc.
        • **Another fully registered Psychologist who speaks Vietnamese
        • **A Provisionally registered Psychologist looking to complete a placement program
        If you are interested in any of these roles, please email with your expression of interest and resume. Successful applicants will be contacted for an interview and a discussion regarding the many perks of working at Mindwise.

Our Workshop Schedule

  • Assertiveness Training Workshop

    March 1, 2020 @ 11:00 am - March 2, 2021 @ 4:00 pm

    Mindwise Psychology Practice

    This 10 hour workshop is run over 2 days and is completely free of charge. You will be provided with knowledge and practical strategies to enhance your communication skills and…


Our team

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Zena Nikro

Principal Psychologist, Managing Director

Zena is a Psychologist with over ten years of experience working with older children, adolescents and adults. She is experienced in the assessment and treatment of a wide range of mental health issues.

After completing her psychology degree, Zena worked at the Transcultural Mental Health Centre in the Cumberland Psychiatric Hospital with patients from Culturally and Linguistically Diverse (CALD) backgrounds. During this time she also worked at the Pain and Trauma Clinic,..Read more
Gemma Stephens


Gemma Stephens is a Psychologist and Behavioural Clinician counsellor who has experience providing counselling and psychotherapy treatment for psychological issues and mental illness faced by young children, adolescents and adults.

Gemma has a background in behaviour intervention, and through her years of work at Disability Services Australia (DSA), she brings a wealth of knowledge and expertise..Read more
Haisam Haidar


Haisam is a registered psychologist with vast experience helping to guide adults, adolescents and children in resolving personal, social and psychological difficulties. Haisam has had extensive experience working in the private, government and NGO sectors, providing him with the ability to engage clients from all walks of life.,..Read more

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Kim Dang


Kim is a Registered Psychologist who has experience in counselling, psychotherapy and assessments, and has worked with diverse populations across the lifespan. Kim has worked with children, adolescents and adults in the areas of mental health, disability and early intervention.

Kim specializes in Autism Spectrum Disorders and Intellectual Disabilities and worked for several years in the disability sector ..Read more
Amanda Butt

Credentialed Mental Heath Nurse and Nurse Practitioner

Amanda Butt is an endorsed Nurse Practitioner as well as a Credentialed Mental Health Nurse. Amanda studied a couple of years in Psychology before moving into Nursing, and subsequently specialised in Mental Health, in which she has a Master qualification…Read more
Ahmed Tohamy


Ahmed is a Registered Psychologist experienced and trained in working with complex concerns in adolescents and adults. He works with a variety of presentations including mood and anxiety disorders, OCD, PTSD, relationship and family issues, drug and alcohol use, as well as complex trauma…Read more
Cheryn Abouesh


Cheryn specialises in Autism Spectrum Disorders and Intellectual Disabilities and provides behavioural intervention, family support, individual therapy and psychoeducation. Cheryn also conducts psychometric assessments for diagnostic purposes.

Cheryn has worked in both the private and public domains and has experience…Read more

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Charlie Rahme

Senior Occupational Therapist

Charlie has over 25 years experience providing Occupational Therapy and Rehabilitation Services. As an Occupational Therapist and case manager he has worked in social services, community and private occupational rehabilitation settings, gaining experience in provision of activities of daily living and care needs assessment, equipment prescription, environmental modifications, moving and handling risk assessments and intervention, functional assessments, workplace assessments, disability case management and medico-legal reporting.Read more

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Omnia Elmecery

Positive Psychologist

Omnia is both a Registered Psychologist and a Positive Psychologist (MAPS). She is dedicated to inspiring growth and evolution in women and holds a Master of Applied Positive Psychology (First Class Honours, 2017) from The University of Melbourne. Omnia has worked in both public and private clinical settings during her 18 years of professional experience.Read more

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Maryam Elcheikh

Registered Counsellor

Maryam is a registered Counsellor who has experience in counselling and psychotherapy and has worked with children and young people from CALD backgrounds. She works with individuals and families with a history of stress and trauma, who are facing cognitive and behavioural difficulties. Read more



The Psychologists at Mindwise Psychology Practice have extensive experience in conducting assessments for your ... [read more]

Clinical Hypnotherapy

Hypnotherapy (also known as Hypnosis) is an education and communication process by which the conscious and unconscious ... [read more]

Injury claims

Whether you have a personal injury, work-related matter, or have been in a motor vehicle accident, our experienced Psychologists ... [read more]

Report Writing

At Mindwise Psychology Practice we are well known for our exceptional expertise in report writing. We provide psychological reports ... [read more]

Psychological IQ Testing

We use the most up to date, well researched test instruments and technologies to administer IQ tests for assessing... [read more]

Consultancy, workshops and training

We use the most up to date, well researched test instruments and technologies to administer IQ tests for assessing child and adult ... [read more]

Home Visits

Our Psychologists provided home visit services upon request in special circumstances. Please contact us to find out more. ... [read more]

Online/telephone counselling

If you are looking for therapy in Sydney NSW, but are in a remote area or have restricted access to mental health ... [read more]



We provide comprehensive assessments for: school readiness, giftedness, learning difficulties, developmental delay, Autism spectrum disorder, and ADHD

Early intervention

Early Childhood Intervention assures that families who have at-risk children in the 0-6 age range receive resources and supports that assist them in maximising their child's physical, cognitive .. [read more]

Home/School Program

We offer both home based programs and school consultations for teaching professionals involved with the child .. [read more]

Self-esteem building

Our Psychologists are experienced with building the confidence of children and adolescents. They can also address any body image issues that may be present. .. [read more]

Skill development

Our Skill development workshops include, but are not limited to Anger Management , Social Skills Trainin .. [read more]

Training workshops

Choose from our existing list of workshops for parents, schools and teaching professionals. Or contact us to enquire and register your interest for a topic of your choice. .. [read more]


Specific Assessments

Specific individual assessments can be made for the purpose of cognitive, adaptive, functional analysis, support needs, eligibility, communication, ..[ read more ]

Behaviour Intervention

We aim to create a personalised service to assist in managing challenging behaviour in children, adolescents and adults with disability. Our ..[ read more ]


The Applied Behaviour Analysis (ABA) approach an its techniques can help children with Autism Spectrum Disorder learn new ways of ..[ read more ]

Legal Reports

This includes all guardianship matters, as well as general court-related issues. Please contact us to find out how we can help


Individuals, families and organisations may wish to ask questions or seek advice from our experienced Psychologists regarding a wide range of ..[ read more ]

Workshop Programs

We provide Training Skill Development Programs for individuals and groups. Some of our workshops include ..[ read more ]


Bulk billing is available at Mindwise Psychology Practice, with no gap fee. This means that treatment is free of charge via Medicare with a referral from the GP, Psychiatrist or Pediatrician. Clients can access up to 15 counselling sessions each year.

 You may also be eligible for counselling sessions, with no out of pocket expenses via the following avenues:

          Workcover and Motor Accidents Claims
          Primary Health Care referral
          Employment Assistance Program
          Most Health Insurance funds
          NDIS funding

Private fee-paying clients can refer to the following fee schedule below:

         Initial consultation - $150
         Subsequent consultation - $120
         Standard report - $250
         Comprehensive Report -  $880
         Standard IQ report - $550
         Court report - $1100

Do you have questions? Send us an email

Contact us

Our office hours are flexible which makes scheduling appointments a breeze.

Phone: (02) 8733 3169
Mobile: 0477 118 184
Fax: (02) 8252 0820

Postal: PO BOX 3524
Bankstown Square NSW 2200

Suite 2,
26 French Ave
Bankstown NSW 2200

25 Fennel St ,
Parramatta NSW 2150

39 Queen St,
Auburn NSW 2144