Psychology

Social Work

CLARITY HOUSE

Clinpath Pathology

Naturopathy and Nutrition

Luna Gaoni

Background

Luna Gaoni moved to Clarity House in April 2017 and has over 15 years experience in providing professional therapy and assessment services to people of all ages. She is a Registered Psychologist and offers services under the NDIS to provide early intervention, behaviour support and therapeutic services to clients registered with the agency; and accepts referrals under the Mental Health Care Plan (*Private Health Insurance rebates may also apply*). 


Luna is committed to offering a progressive psychology practice, providing evidenced based intervention and assessment services for adults and young people presenting with a wide range of issues and concerns.  


Qualifications and Experience

​Luna has a Masters Degree in Psychology and has worked in a variety of settings including SA Health, Child and Adolescent Mental Health Services, Disability SA, Adult Mental Health Services, the Criminal Justice System, and the Department of Education and Child Development. 


Luna has developed experience and offers services in the following areas:

  • Diagnostic assessments (single and dual) of Autism Spectrum Disorder in children and adults
  • stress associated with SACE
  • depression
  • anxiety 
  • stress management
  • self esteem and,
  • social difficulties

Michelle Robertson Psychology

Background

Michelle Robertson has been practicing psychology since 2003, she is a Registered Clinical Psychologist, a Member of the Australian Psychological Society’s College of Clinical Psychologists, and a registered Medicare provider to provide specialist clinical psychology services and rebates at a higher rate. 


Michelle has been drawn to the field of psychology since her final year of high school, having always been curious about people, a logical thinker and a problem solver. She initially started as a Youth Worker, moving into senior roles and managerial work until being employed in a Private Practice in 2005. From 2009 onwards, Michelle has worked for herself in Private Practice and relocated to Clarity House in November 2016 as a means to continue on her path of independence. 


Qualifications and Experience

Michelle has many personal qualities and qualifications that make her the psychologist that she is - being curious, investigative, logical, practical, empathetic, friendly, positive, hopeful, having the ability to understand many perspectives, values, likes and connects with people easily, has life experience, and is able to see the positives and strengths within everyone.  

Furthermore, her professional qualifications include a Bachelor of Arts, Graduate Diploma in Social Science, Graduate Diploma in Psychology, and a Masters in Psychology (Clinical), and over the years of her work she has developed and gained experience in the following areas:

  • both organisational and clinical psychology 
  • the treatment of trauma, anxiety, depression and other psychological conditions
  • relationship counselling
  • management 
  • career development
  • problem solving 
  • goal setting 
  • development of personal identity and life balance and satisfaction - personal goal setting and achievement and,
  • employee assistance counselling and related interventions

Pathology is life. Choose right. Choose Clinpath.

Serving South Australia for over 25 years. Clinpath Pathology is a highly respected, well established private pathology practice, providing laboratory services to general practitioners, specialists, private hospitals, Corporate entities and aged care facilities in Adelaide, South Australia.
At Clinpath, we pride ourselves on our personalised service to our clients and we encourage you to contact us if you have any queries, suggestions or concerns.


Leading the way

Experienced collection staff
All routine pathology testing
Acceptance of any pathology form
Please visit our website (www.clinpath.com.au) for more information or consult your Doctor.


Specialised Tests by Appointment

  • Ambulatory Blood Pressure Monitoring
  • Glucose Tolerance Test
  • Helicobacter Test
  • Holter Monitoring
  • Lactose Tolerance Test

 Specialised tests can be booked via our website (www.clinpath.com.au) or by calling (08) 8366 2000


*Standard Trading hours: Monday-Friday 7:00am-11:00am

Sally Watson

Background

Sally joined the team at Clarity House in September 2017. She has 35 years of experience as a social worker and has been an Accredited Mental Health Social Worker since 2008. She has worked in a variety of settings including Child Protection, hospitals, Community Health, and Child and Adolescent Mental Health. Since 2002 she has worked primarily in the area of working with families with infants and young children.
Sally accepts referrals under the Better Access Mental Health Program (mental Health Care Plans) and will bulk bill. She is also a registered provider with NDIS. She will do home visits as part of a specific intervention plan.
Sally works relationally and her primary underpinning theoretical orientation is Attachment Theory. She has extensive training in a number of attachment based interventions and assessments including the Adult Attachment Interview, The Insightfulness Assessment, ABC Intervention, Circe Of Security ® Parenting Program and Child Parent Psychotherapy (CPP).
She is also trained in Mentalisation Based Treatment (MBT).
Sally is a Marte Meo Licensed Supervisor and Therapist.
Sally is committed to having ongoing supervision and training to remain up to date with current practice, research and evidence.


Qualifications and Experience

Sally completed her Undergraduate Social Work degree in 1983 at the South Australian Institute of Technology, (Now Uni SA). She completed her Master of Social work in 1997 at University of Newcastle, (NSW).

Sally has developed experience and offers services in the following areas:

  • Early parent infant/child relationship challenges
  • Social and emotional developmental support in young children
  • Parenting support
  • Childhood trauma
  • Home based parenting support interventions
  • Post natal depression

Heidi Hogarth

Background

Heidi joined the Clarity House team in October 2019. Heidi has been living and practicing Naturopathy since 2002, she is a registered Naturopath, a Member of the Australian Traditional Medicine Society, and a soon-to-be-qualified MINDD* Foundation practitioner. (*Metabolic Immunologic Neurologic Digestive Developmental conditions that often affect the mind)
Heidi had a leaning toward natural therapies from a young age, perhaps due to her German heritage, where herbal and nutritional medicines are widely used and respected. Whilst studying Naturopathy in her late 20’s, she found it exciting for to discover the fascinating workings of the human body, with its innate wisdom to heal itself given the right circumstances & environment. She knew she was in the right place.
Heidi is a strong believer in Food as Medicine, as this is the backbone of our physical, mental and emotional health. Herbal medicine & nutritional therapies provide a great adjunct to good dietary habits. Getting back to basics is key to helping you create a solid foundation on which to support your best self. Heidi loves to be in team with her clients, creating practical & realistic plans to help you achieve your health goals.
Heidi is a friendly, empathetic, pragmatic, non-judgemental & passionate practitioner. She understands the challenges of needing to balance work, family, social life and self-care and always aims to help you make great health simpler and more achievable.


Qualifications and Experience

Heidi has gained experience in many settings & cultures, including working in exclusive health retreats in Thailand and Portugal, massage instructing in Berlin, giving wellness workshops in the UK, and volunteering in a children’s hospital, orphanages and even an animal shelter in Tanzania, where she most recently lived with her husband and young children.
Her professional qualifications include a Bachelor of Arts, Bachelor of Health Science, Advanced Diploma in Naturopathy, Diploma of Nutrition, Diploma of Remedial Massage & a Certificate in Wellness Coaching. Heidi is committed to ongoing study & training to remain up to date with current practice, research and evidence.
Heidi has focussed her professional education and gained experience in the following areas:

  • Anxiety & depression
  • Stress management
  • Gut health
  • Brain function
  • Family nutrition
  • Children’s Health and Nutrition
  • Weight management
  • Chronic inflammation & injury healing
  • Optimal Wellbeing