Meet The Team

Alison Nipperess

Clinical Psychologist

Alison has over 17 years experience treating mental health conditions and has a special interest in PTSD and anxiety related disorders


Alison has a speciality in child psychology, and works with children in areas of anxiety, OCD, trauma, childhood depression, self-harm, sleep issues, Autism, ADHD, & behavioural difficulties. This work also involves helping parents to get to a place of calmness & strength through focused parenting strategies, relationship building and family resilience. 

Alison also has training and expertise in clinical diagnostic assessment & learning/ educational assessments. 

Amy Penney

Registered Psychologist

Amy began working with Mudgee Psychology in 2012. She utilises an integrative treatment approach using evidence based therapies.


Amy has  extensive experience working with adults and teens with depression and anxiety disorders, grief and loss, and sleep disorders. 


Amy has a speciality in assisting those with personality disorders (e.g. Borderline Personality Disorder).

Amy is warm, approachable and respectful and has a strong passion for helping individuals affect positive outcomes including development of skills along the way. 

Marea Farley

Social Worker

Marea has over 40 years’ experience working with adults and young people in a variety of settings. 


Marea has a special interest in how people develop and adapt in response to their unique life experiences. 


Marea works in the areas of trauma, grief and loss, anxiety and depression, and couples work / relationships counselling. 


She finds it particularly rewarding to help people develop more satisfying relationships with family, friends and colleagues and to find joy in their lives, even in the face of adversity.  

Stephanie Carrigan

Clinical Psychologist

Stephanie has extensive clinical experience in working with children, adolescents and adults. She works with evidence based therapies  

such as cognitive behaviour therapy, acceptance and commitment therapy and family based therapy, and has particular interest in working with children and young people.

Stephanie has skills in working with anxiety, depression and anger, as well as speciality areas such as eating disorders in children and teenagers. She adopts an engaging, curious and passionate approach, working alongside clients to help them achieve their goals during difficult periods. 

Linley Rocha-Shaw

Provisional Psychologist

In addition to her training in psychology Linley brings experience in working with young children and families in other fields. At Mudgee Psychology Linley works with adults, adolescents and children using evidence based therapies such as cognitive behaviour therapy (CBT). Linley has a highly empathic approach to her counselling style and is effective in collaborating with clients to improve mental health functioning.

In her counselling work with children Linley adopts both child-friendly-CBT and play therapy to build skills for emotion regulation, social functioning as well as resolve issues relating to bullying, low mood and anxiety.  

Corrin Kelly

Provisional Psychologist

Corrin works with children, adolescents and adults providing CBT therapy interventions and counselling support. Corrin is skilled in building skills for managing life's difficulties, utilising a client centred  and compassionate approach. She is experienced in helping people improve skills such as effective communication, stress management, problem solving and goal setting to support their health and wellbeing.


Corrin also works with children and adopts a a family focussed approach, building parenting skills alongside working with children to improve social and emotional functioning.



168 Church St

Mudgee NSW 2850