Our story

Our Clinicians

Supporting children and families since 2010

Meet the team

At Play Therapy Melbourne we are committed to working with qualified professionals. Our Specialists are highly skilled in their area of expertise and our Senior Play Therapy Clinicians have completed an undergraduate degree in psychology, social work, counselling or similar, and have completed postgraduate training at a Masters Level or equivalent at a recognised training institute.


All Clinicians are registered with their relevant professional body. We are focused on ensuring that we support our Team with ongoing professional development and engage in regular supervision to support growth and ensure our clients are receiving the highest quality professional care.

PT Supervisors/Lead Clinicians

Christine Harkin

Director /
Senior Clinician /

Katrina Bell

Senior Clinician/Supervisor


Senior Clinician/Supervisor
Renee Headshot

Renee Anderson

Senior Clinician/Supervisor

Kaz Porche

Lead Clinician

Play Therapists/Mental Health Clinicians

Ash Golbasi

Senior Clinician

Mandy Easton

Senior Clinician

Chermaine Yeng

Senior Clinician

Robynne Tongue

Senior Clinician

Elisha Harding

Senior Clinician
Vicki Soar Senior Clinician Play Therapy

Vicki Soar

Senior Clinician

Golnaz Behgoo

Senior Clinician

Sofia Harris


Natalie Walton


Sarah Gordon

Senior Clinician

Sian Toney

Senior Clinician – Registered Psychologist

Yenee Khoo


Zoe Tziannis

Senior Clinician

Tess Drummond

Associate Clinician

Loretta Ho

Senior Clinician


Associate Clinician

Meagan Otu

Clinician / Group Facilitator

Meg Harris

Clinician / Group Facilitator

Alice Robinson

Associate Clinician

David Nguyen

Photo of Annamaria

Annamaria Bingham

Clinician / Group Facilitator

Emily Pavis

Associate Clinician

Shoshi Lazuris

Associate Clinician
Claire Harkin

Claire Harken

Educator / Lead Group Facilitator

Mel lier

Community & Education Liason / Lead Group Therapy Coordinator

Allied Health Specialists

Sarah Wilkinson

Team Leader OT

Livia Li

Speech Therapist

Leesa Devlin Owens

Speech Therapist

Tiffany Po Lam Chan

Occupational Therapist

Kevin Kao

Occupational Therapist

Nicole Bester

Occupational Therapist

Operations / Client Relations

Mady Rowlands

Business Manager

Jillian Wallis

Practice Manager

Jo Benallack

Intake and Allocation

Leesa Smith

Administration Support

Play Therapy Dogs

Bella & RUBI & Marli

Therapy Dogs

Bella, who works with her handler Robynne, is highly popular with her young clients.   



Rubi and her handler Mandy Easton were trained in animal-assisted therapy in 2012. Rubi has a natural ability to help children and young people through daily struggles, stress, anxiety, depression and anger. Rubi loves to bring about self-awareness, reflection, play, mindfulness, empathy and love in children and young people’s lives.


We proudly accept referrals from 

We are proud of the work we do with the following organisations and thank them for their support.
Melbourne City Mission
Elizabeth Morgan House