Welcome to Educare

Our clinic is staffed with highly skilled professionals and experts across many specialist fields who are committed to helping any child, teen, adult or family. Our multi-disciplinary services can be readily accessed and utilised to accommodate your needs in one centre making us your first point of call, should an issue or concern arise.

EDUCARE serves Newcastle, Lake Macquarie, Central Coast, as well as the Lower and Upper Hunter Region and the Mid-North Coast of NSW.

View our specialist services above, use the form below to request a consultation or call us on: (02) 4067 3753

New Child-Teen-Family Clinicians join the EDUCARE Team

Jade Goodman
Clinical Psychologist Registrar

Bachelor of Psychology (Honours Class I)
PhD (Clinical Psychology) Candidate
Registered Psychologist – AHPRA PSY0002024823
Medicare, Private Health Fund, and NDIS provider

Jade has experience working with children and adolescents with autism spectrum disorder, anxiety, mood disorders, and learning and behavioural difficulties...

Kristie Mitchell
Clinical Psychologist

BScience (Psych) (Hons); Master of Psychology (Clinical)
Member APS, Fellow of the Clinical College of Psychologists
Medicare, Private Health Fund, and NDIS provider

Kristie has twenty years experience working as a psychologist with children, adolescents and families. She is available to work with a range of emotional, developmental and behavioural
concerns, including anxiety, autism spectrum disorder, depression, developmental delay, challenging behaviours, ADHD and emotional dysregulation...

Saskia Behan
Consulting Psychologist

Bachelor of Science (Psychology)
Member Australian Psychology Society
AHPRA Reg PS0001326437
Medicare, Private and NDIS Provider
Psychology Board of Australia Approved Supervisor

Saskia attained her degree at the University of Newcastle and has been a member of the Australian Psychological Society for more than 20 years. Her clinical experience has included working across the lifespan in a variety of roles. She has worked in public and private practice in areas of generalist psychology, child and family, traumatic brain injury rehabilitation, occupational rehabilitation, sexual assault, chronic health conditions and trauma.

Emilie De Rop
Occupational Therapist

Master’s of Applied Sciences: Occupational Therapy, McGill University, Canada, 2009
Bachelor of Psychology, Sherbrooke University, Canada, 2009
Registered Occupational Therapist – AHPRA OCC0001977651
Member of Occupational Therapy Australia
Medicare (including mental health care plans), Private Health Fund, and NDIS provider

Emilie is an experienced and dedicated Occupational Therapist who graduated in 2011 from McGill University in Canada. After several fulfilling years practicing in Canada, Emilie moved to Australia where she has since cultivated her career amidst supportive and diverse settings...