About us

We are a group of professional child psychologists dedicated to improving the health and wellbeing of children.

Stephen Morton (He/Him)

Stephen Morton is the Principal Psychologist at the Brisbane Child and Adolescent Psychologist Centre. Stephen is a registered Psychologist and has completed a Master of Educational and Developmental Psychology. Stephen has several years’ experience in Educational and private practice settings providing psychological services to children and adolescents, and their families.

Stephen provides individually-targeted therapeutic intervention for individuals aged 6-18 years with a wide range of psychological problems and has extensive knowledge and experience in the following areas:

  • Anxiety
  • Depression
  • Anger management
  • Oppositional defiant behaviours and other behavioural difficulties
  • Grief and loss
  • Attention Deficit-Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD)
  • Autism Spectrum Disorders
  • School related difficulties
  • Social and friendship problems
  • Self-harming
  • Self-esteem

Stephen also specialises in a range of assessments to help diagnose or best support your child.

  • Academic difficulties/learning disorders
  • Cognitive functioning
  • Developmental disorders (e.g., Attention Deficit-Hyperactivity Disorder)
  • Adaptive Behaviour (day to day functioning) assessments

Stephen is a trained facilitator of the Secret Agent Society (SAS) program and is an accredited supervisor of higher degree Psychology students.

Carley Hearne (She/Her)

Carley Hearne is an Educational and Developmental psychologist who is passionate about improving the wellbeing of children, young people, and families. She has over ten years experience as a psychologist and specialises in treating the following conditions in 6 - 18 year olds: anxiety disorders, depression, grief/loss and family changes, Attention Deficit Hyper-activity Disorder, Autism Spectrum Disorder, and behavioural difficulties. Carley is also skilled in a range of assessment measures related to cognitive functioning and academic difficulties.

Carley is a member of the Australian Psychological Society and is a board approved supervisor for provisional psychologists and registrars (Educational and Developmental). She has previously worked in school settings, government health roles, and non-government agencies.  Carley has also presented for various audiences, including casual post-graduate lecturing at the Australia Catholic University.

Rebecca Yin Foo (She/Her)

Rebecca Yin Foo is an Educational and Developmental Psychologist and member of the Australian Psychological Society (APS) and a Fellow of the College of Educational and Developmental Psychology (CEDP). She has over ten years of experience working as a psychologist across both disability services and private practice. Rebecca works across the lifespan with children, young people, adults, and their families; supporting them in areas such as learning and cognition, anxiety, depression, anger, social skills, self-esteem, behaviour and parenting. She has experience in both assessment and intervention. Rebecca is a board approved supervisor for provisional psychologists and registrars (Educational and Developmental). She also enjoys contributing to counselling textbooks and teaching counselling skills in a small local college.

Mirjana Meyer (She/Her)

Mirjana Meyer is an Educational and Developmental Psychologist with experience working in both private practice and education settings.  Mirjana is passionate about supporting young people and their families to better understand their presenting concerns, and providing individualised and evidence-based intervention.  Her therapeutic approach aims to incorporate the unique strengths of the individual and their family system, and often includes the child or adolescent’s personal interests.

Mirjana primarily provides psychological support for individuals aged 6 to 18 years, including psychoeducational assessment and interventions.  Her areas of interest include:

  • Supporting Neurodivergent individuals (including autism and attention deficit-hyperactivity disorder)
  • Anxiety and low mood
  • Emotional and behavioural regulation (including anxiety and anger)
  • Developmental trauma
  • Building self-esteem and resiliency
  • Adjusting to life changes and new developmental stages

Mirjana is also trained to administer a range of psychological assessments to help diagnose, determine individual strengths and challenges, and provide appropriate recommendations to support the individual’s needs.  This may include assessment of:

  • Neurodevelopmental conditions (autism and attention deficit-hyperactivity disorder)
  • Cognitive functioning
  • Academic abilities (including specific learning disorders)
  • Adaptive and executive functioning
  • Memory

Jesse Wearne (He/Him)

Jesse is an Educational and Developmental Psychologist and has been working in private practice since 2017. Through private practice work, Jesse has gained specific training and experience in providing evidence based psychological interventions for children, adolescents and adults in a wide range of areas including ASD, ADHD, intellectual disability, emotion dysregulation and mood disorders (e.g. depression and anxiety).

Jesse understands that building rapport and a connection with his clients is essential is developing a strong therapeutic relationship. Jesse often develops this connection with his clients through mutual interests such as Minecraft, YouTube and anime. Before becoming a psychologist, Jesse taught English to children in elementary school and junior high school in Japan.

Joanne Edgar (She/Her)

Joanne is a registered Provisional Psychologist completing her final year of a Master of Educational and Developmental Psychology.  Joanne works with children, adolescents and their families using individualised and evidence-based interventions.  She specialises in the areas of anxiety, depression, self-esteem, anger management, school related difficulties, and parenting. 

Joanne is also experienced in a range of assessment measures related to cognitive functioning and learning difficulties for individuals aged 6-18 years.