Teaching Staff

Dr Thea van hees

Dr Thea van Hees is a psychiatrist in private practice. Her main area of interest is psychoanalytic psychotherapy. She is a member of the Queensland Psychoanalytic Psychotherapy Association.

Mrs Margot Lynch

Mrs Margot Lynch is a retired psychologist and psychotherapist. She has completed the BCPS Child Psychotherapy Course. She is a member of the Queensland Psychoanalytic Psychotherapy Association.

Mrs Mary O’Brien

Mrs Mary O’Brien is a clinical social worker and psychotherapist in private practice. She is a member of the Queensland Psychoanalytic Psychotherapy Association and the Australian Association of Group Psychotherapists.

Mr Tom O’Brien

Mr Tom O’Brien is a clinical social worker and psychotherapist in private practice. He also works in Child and Youth Mental Health and as a Senior Lecturer, School of Medicine, University of Queensland. He has worked for 45 years in mental health and psychoanalytic psychotherapy in public and private settings, in the UK as well as in Australia.

Ms Sally Young

Ms Sally Young is a Senior Social Worker in Child and Youth Mental Health and works as a psychotherapist in private practice. She has done post-graduate training at the Tavistock Clinic, London and has completed the BCPS Child Psychotherapy Course. She is a member of the Queensland Psychoanalytic Psychotherapy Association.

Dr Yaser Baqir

Dr Yaser Baqir is a psychiatrist and psychoanalytical psychotherapist in private practice. He has worked in the past in Adult Public Mental Health Services. He is a member of the Queensland Psychoanalytic Psychotherapy Association.

Ms Sigrid O'Callaghan

Ms Sigrid O’Callaghan is a clinical psychologist, psychotherapist and supervisor in private practice. She is a member of the Queensland Psychoanalytic Psychotherapy Association and the Clinical College of the Australian Psychological Society.

Ms Bernadette Rosbrook

Ms Bernadette Rosbrook is a psychologist at the Mater Mothers’ Hospital and a psychotherapist in private practice. She has a strong interest in psychoanalytically oriented therapies. She has also completed postgraduate studies in literature.

Dr Jaime Yasky

Dr Jaime Yasky is a clinical psychologist and psychotherapist with training in psychoanalytic psychotherapy, working in the Child and Youth Mental Health Service and in the psychotherapy stream of the Master of Mental Health at the University of Queensland. He has a particular interest and PhD project on psychoanalytic understanding and treatment of patients with somatic disorders.