Diamond Valley Clinical Psychologists team

Mr Martin Grinter


Clinical Psychologist Martin is a registered psychologist and has worked with individuals across the life span. He has experience working with a variety of client presentations, including addiction, social anxiety, generalised anxiety, depression, relationship issues and offending behaviour. He also has a special interest in Men’s mental health. [...]

Ms Melissa Smoker


Clinical Psychology Registrar Melissa is a registered psychologist with experience in both private practice and forensic/correctional settings. She has worked with individuals across the lifespan experiencing a range of issues including depression, anxiety, grief and loss, trauma, and substance abuse. Melissa believes in being flexible in her approach [...]

Ms Vicki Ale


Clinical Psychology Registrar Vicki Ale is a provisional psychologist who is completing her Masters of Clinical Psychology.  As part of her post-graduate training she has worked in private practice, community mental health, and school settings. She is also currently working part-time as a school counsellor across two primary schools. [...]

Dr Phil Kavanagh


Clinical Psychologist Dr Phil Kavanagh is a CBT trained clinical psychologist who has worked with individuals across the life span on the treatment of various mental health difficulties including, but not limited to, depression, anxiety, trauma, psychosis, bipolar disorder, sexual abuse, and personality disorders. His professional clinical experiences [...]

Dr Lisa Forrester


Clinical & Forensic Psychologist Dr Lisa Forrester is the founder and Clinical Director of Diamond Valley Clinical Psychology, and has been working privately in the Diamond Valley area for over 15 years.  She has had considerable experience assisting individuals with a variety of mental health issues, and also [...]