About Us

Bernie McCarthy is the founder and leader of the Centre for Emotions and Health.  He is a registered clinical psychologist with a Master of Arts in Clinical Psychology from Melbourne University.  He uses the insights of psychology, particularly the person centred philosophy and approaches to care, attachment theory, short-term dynamic approaches to psychotherapy and knowledge of behaviour models. He has extensive experience in providing clinical psychology support to adults and to aged care services throughout Australia to improve and sustain quality of life for people and relieve emotional distress, particularly those receiving care from others.

Anne Connor is General Manager of the practice. She holds a BA from Deakin University, has studied at Post Graduate level at the University of Oxford, UK and holds a TAE Cert IV.