Our Psychologists

Our Mission

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Our psychologists are committed to providing best-practice, evidence-based rehabilitative treatment and assessments to enrich the lives of our clients, strengthen community ties and reduce antisocial behaviours.


Experience and Professionalism

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Our experienced psychologists provide a nonjudgmental space for clients to work through obstacles to their goals and make positive change.

We welcome all clients.

Philosophy

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Our work is guided by the principles of the Good Lives Model and Risk-Needs-Responsivity Model.  We are committed to upholding the ethical standards of our profession and treating each client with dignity and respect.

 

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Gina Lattas

Forensic Psychologist

M. Psych (Forensic), B. Psych (Honours)


Gina Lattas is a Forensic Psychologist. Gina uses principles of Cognitive Behavioural Therapy, Acceptance Commitment Therapy, Narrative Therapy, Mindfulness, the Good Lives Model and Dialectical Behaviour Therapy in her treatment. Her professional interests include mental health assessments, risk assessments, developing and implementing behaviour support plans for people with complex needs, as well as psychological interventions for the treatment of complex trauma, challenging behaviours, substance use and aggression. Gina is a Fellow of the Forensic College of the Australian Psychological Society (APS), and a Member of the Australian & New Zealand Association of Psychiatry, Psychology and Law (ANZAPPL) and National Disability Practitioners (NDP).

Dr Chris Lennings

Dr Christopher J. Lennings

Clinical & Forensic Psychologist

PhD. Psych, M. Psych (Clinical), B. Psych (Honours), D. Clinical Hypnosis


Dr Christopher J. Lennings is a Clinical and Forensic Psychologist. Clinical interests include risk assessment in civil and criminal matters, the assessment of substance abuse, violent and sexually violent offenders, child protection and parenting assessments, and expert evidence. He is a Fellow of the Clinical and Forensic Colleges of the Australian Psychology Society, a Member of the Australian and New Zealand Association of Psychiatry, Psychology and the Law, and a Member of the Australian and New Zealand Association for the Treatment of Sex Abusers. In 2013 he was awarded an OAM for his services to psychology and the community and in 2014 made a Fellow of the Australian Psychological Society. 

What is Forensic Psychology?

Forensic Psychology uses knowledge of both psychology and the law to provide specialist services to people involved in the legal system. Psychologists trained in Forensic Psychology provide expertise in risk assessments, formulations, treatment plans, recommendations to court, risk management plans, rehabilitation and counselling. 

Coastal Forensic Psychology

Coastal Forensic Psychology
Gina Lattas
Gosford

Forensic Psychology Services

Expertise in:

  • Mental Health Assesssment
  • Risk Assessment
  • Court Reports
  • Behavioural Support and  Management
  • BISP, BAR and training
  • Treatment Plan
  • Individual Counselling

What we can help with..


  • Early Childhood Intervention
  • Parenting Strategies
  • Social Skills
  • Challenging (Oppositional) Behaviours
  • Attention Difficulties
  • Inappropriate Sexual Behaviours
  • ABI and Disability
  • Alcohol and Drug Use
  • Aggression
  • Offending
  • Domestic Violence
  • Trauma

Everyone Welcome

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