Faith Lakey – Psychologist

Faith Lakey is a skilled practitioner with over 13 years’ experience in government and community health settings and expertise in the youth justice and private practice spaces.

This diverse skill set allows Faith to successfully engage with children (aged 5 and above), young adults, adults, couples and families. Using a person-centred framework, Faith applies evidence-based, best practice models to asses and provide therapy to clients.

Faith creates a warm and respectful environment where people feel safe to heal and grow, setting and meeting their own goals as Faith delivers personally tailored and focussed strategies.

Faith works with people to ease the debilitating effects of anxiety, trauma, depression, grief and loss. She also helps people build skills to self-manage panic, stress, anger, addictions and problem gambling.

Faith encourages and supports people to tackle the challenges and issues surrounding identity formation, the restoration of self-esteem and confidence and the complexities of interpersonal relationship breakdowns.

Clients can access Faith’s psychological services through the Medicare system (rebates for up to 10 sessions per calendar year).

Faith is also experienced in helping clients involved in WorkCover, TAC and Victims of Crime systems. She can provide psychological support and help clients navigate the complexities and pressures of those systems.


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Work Days

Daylesford – Thursday

How to book an appointment

Faith’s main office is Mark Poyser Pty Ltd in Kyneton - please call 5422 6321 to speak with them directly.


Dr Andrea Stewart – Psychologist

Andrea Stewart has worked extensively in all areas of mental health, both in Australia and as an aid worker in India and Nepal. She enjoys working practically with people of all ages and life stages to assist them in making positive changes in their lives, finding creative solutions to their problems, and enhancing their wellbeing and quality of life.

Andrea is experienced and happy working with individuals, couples and families of all configurations and orientations. Her doctoral thesis examined childhood and adulthood trauma and suicidality across gender and sexual orientation and she has spent many years working in the trauma field and in suicide prevention, both as a trainer and as a clinician.

Andrea is very experienced in working with depression, generalised anxiety and specific phobias, grief, body image and eating problems and unwanted habits. She likes to work closely with individuals to devise personalised ways to optimise resilience, personal strengths and life stage contentment.

Andrea is a registered provider with Medicare, TAC, Workcover and Victims of Crime. 


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Work Days

Daylesford – Monday and Friday

How to book an appointment

Please call Springs Medical - 03 5348 2227



Alexandra is a registered Psychologist with over 10 years counselling experience, working in a wide variety of settings including community health, family and relationship services, mental health, Employee Assistance Programs, and youth justice.

Working in private practice since 2012, Alexandra is passionate about assisting people to access their inner strengths and energies in practical ways, to facilitate growth and change through a better understanding of themselves and others.

Alexandra has a special interest in trauma, as well as exploring how early developmental experiences shape relational patterns and interactions in adulthood. She brings to the therapeutic relationship respect, encouragement, warmth and sensitivity.

Highly competent in identifying and responding to the varying needs of clients, Alexandra is able to draw from a range of theoretical frameworks and evidence-based therapies including Cognitive Behavioural Therapy (CBT), mindfulness, and interpersonal therapy.

Alexandra is experienced working with adolescents, individuals and couples in the areas of anxiety, depression, stress management, trauma, grief and loss, self-esteem & confidence, personal and professional development and interpersonal and couple counselling.

Alexandra is a registered provider of TAC, WorkCover and Perinatal non-directive counselling services (MBS Item 81000).


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Daylesford – Wednesday


Alexandra’s main office is in Castlemaine. Please call Alexandra directly - 0419 890 195