Act Now Psychology


Heidi Hogarth


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

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Qualifications and Experience

Annemarie Monck is a practicing Registered Clinical Psychologist and Registered Nurse with the Australian Health Practitioners Regulation Agency (AHPRA). She is Member of the Australian Psychological Society’s College of Clinical Psychologists, a board approved Supervisor and a registered Medicare provider. She is able to provide specialist clinical psychology services and rebates at a higher rate when referred under a Mental Health Care Plan by a GP.

She has many years of experience and has previously worked in the area of Shared Care in adult mental health for both Country and Outback Health (rural SA) and GP Partners, both not for profit providers.  She currently lectures and gives tutorials to international students at the University of Adelaide College.

Her rich career in the human services sector includes previous tutoring of students at the University of Adelaide in both the psychology and business schools prior to working as an academic and personal counsellor to international students at the university of Adelaide College. These valuable work experiences have contributed to and enhanced her current psychology practice, providing her with a depth of compassion and understanding as well as equipping her with a pragmatic and strengths-based approach towards clinical work as the individual moves through different life stages.Type your paragraph here.


Annemarie has a Masters degree in Clinical Psychology and a First-Class Health Science Honours degree (Psychology) from the University of Adelaide and is clinically endorsed with AHPRA. She has a special interest in anxiety and stress related issues across the lifespan. Other degrees include Bachelor Arts with a psychology major and a Bachelor Commerce with majors in marketing, management and international business.

 She is passionate about psychology and the belief that growth is possible, creativity is important, and that connections and acceptance are essential to psychological wellbeing and resilience. She has a great interest in neuroplasticity and how it shapes behaviour change. Neuroplasticity shows that not only can brain change be driven by psychotherapy and psychological-based therapies; it shows that the brain works by changing, day to day.

Annemarie has experience working with children, adolescents, and adults with a range of mental health issues, in both the not for profit and private mental health sectors. She enjoys working collaboratively and compassionately from a systemic perspective, integrating evidence-based treatments such as Cognitive Behavioural Therapy, Acceptance and Commitment therapy taking a Family systems approach, and working with the client’s wider system where appropriate (e.g., family members, schools, allied health professionals,  GPs) to optimise outcomes.

Annemarie sees clients experiencing a range of personal and emotional challenges including:

  • anxiety and stress; anxiety disorders
  • grief and loss
  • depression, self-harm and suicidality
  • life transitions
  • relationship problems
  • domestic violence
  • substance misuse and other health related issues
  • traumatic life experiences
  • sleep problems
  • developmental disorders including Autism Spectrum Disorder
  • neurological issues including tic disorders
  • learning and attention problems
  • perinatal

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Luna Gaoni


Luna Gaoni moved to Clarity House in April 2017 and has over 20 years experience in providing professional therapy and assessment services to people of all ages.

She is a Registered Psychologist and a Clinical Psychology registrar.  She offers therapeutic services to clients registered with the NDIS as well as accepting 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 (Clinical) 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.

Luna is also an accredited diagnostician with Autism SA, providing dual diagnostic assessments of Autism Spectrum Disorder in young people and adults. 

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

  • Depression
  • Anxiety 
  • Disability including Acquired Brain Injury
  • Stress management
  • Exam stress
  • Self esteem and,
  • Social difficulties

Michelle Robertson Psychology


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

Sally Watson


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