Dr Tony Pastore MAPS
Director / Principal
Senior Clinic & Forensic Psychologist
Doctor of Psychology (Clinical)
Tony graduated from Latrobe University with a Doctorate in Clinical Psychology. He is a full member of the APS, a full member of the Colleges of Clinical and Forensic Psychologists with the APS, and is fully registered and fully endorsed by AHPRA in both fields.
Tony works with children, adolescents and adults and treats disorders such as: anxiety, panic attacks, obsessive-compulsive disorder, depression, adjustment disorders, self-esteem and self-confidence issues, relationship issues, children’s issues, behavioural problems in children such as oppositional defiancy disorder and conduct disorder, and many other conditions too numerous to name here. He is also highly experienced in Cognitive Behavioural Therapy (CBT) and other modes of treatment, which he tailors to the needs of each individual client.
He has over 20 years experience in private practice, and has also prepared medico-legal reports for the Magistrates’, County and Supreme Courts and has appeared at a Royal Commission as well as appearing in person in these arenas as an expert witness and as a treating provider.
Tony is a very experienced Clinical (and Forensic Psychologist) with a passion for his work. He is an understanding and competent practitioner who tries to make a difference with every client he sees. Never one to give up, he continues to persist to make the breakthroughs required in therapy to help the person live a better life.
His approach is a very understanding one and as an experienced psychologist, he has the right strength in personality to try and get clients through their difficult times.
Dr Kenneth Davidson
Doctor of Psychology (Clinical Psychology)
Kenneth (Ken) graduated from the University of Ballarat as a Doctor of Psychology (Clinical) and is fully registered and fully endorsed by AHPRA.
Ken has vast clinical experience working with children, adolescents and adults who have learning, developmental, mental health and substance issues to name a few. He treats disorders such as: anxiety, panic attacks, obsessive-compulsive disorder, depression, adjustment disorders, self-esteem and self-confidence issues, relationship issues and children’s behavioural issues.
Some of the areas that Ken developed clinical skills and knowledge in are clinical interviewing, psychometrics, risk assessment, psychotherapy, mental status examination, formulation and treatment planning.
Ken is well versed and well trained in Cognitive Behavioural Therapy (CBT) and other modes of treatment and so uses a variety of therapeutic approaches tailored to the care and needs of each individual client. He is caring and compassionate, and is mindful of a well-matched therapist and client relationship. He understands that each client requires a unique treatment plan and approach to suit their needs in order to obtain a successful and positive treatment outcome.