Our Team

Mike Baraniec, Clinical Psychologist


Mike has fifteen years experience as a clinical psychologist working with children, young people and their families.  Mike has spent eleven years in the mental health departments in both the Women’s and Children’s Hospital and the Flinders Medical Centre providing individual, group and family interventions as well as providing supervision to students, psychologists and allied health professionals. He has also previously worked in the Repatriation Hospital and Ashford Hospital with sleep disorders and has published papers in this area.  Mike is also a registered provider of counselling and therapy to young carers through the Carer’s Association of SA.

Mike has a particular interest in helping young people with trauma, anxiety, obsessive-compulsive disorder, depression, self-harm or suicidal ideation and childhood development. He is a member of the Clinical College of the Australian Psychological Society (APS).

Sally Bowden, Clinical Psychologist


Sally has been working as a psychologist for over 10 years. She completed her undergraduate training at Flinders University and her Masters of Clinical Psychology at the University of Adelaide. She has worked in a variety of roles in the public sector, with a focus on children and adolescents. These included work in child and adolescent mental health services in South Australia as a psychologist and also as a sexual abuse and sexual assault counsellor for adolescents. Sally has also worked in the Women’s and Children’s Hospital as psychology liaison for the Child Development Unit and is accredited to diagnose Autism Spectrum Disorders by Autism SA. Sally has also worked with adolescents and adults in private practice settings, facilitated group cognitive-behaviour therapy programs for adults and has facilitated mental health training for general practitioners. Her own private practice has focused on seeing children, teenagers and young adults since 2010.

Sally has a particular interest in helping young people with anxiety, obsessive-compulsive disorder depression, adjustment difficulties, adolescents with self-harm or suicidal ideation and childhood development. She is a member of the Clinical College of the Australian Psychological Society (APS).

Wendy Jenkin, Clinical Psychologist


Wendy first registered as a Psychologist in 1996 and completed her Master of Psychology (Clinical) degree at Flinders University in 1997.  She then worked in child and adolescent mental health services in South Australia for seven years, both as a clinician and in a management position.  A move to the United Kingdom followed and Wendy worked as a Clinical Psychologist for the National Health Service (NHS) in Glasgow for six years and had the opportunity to further develop her clinical skills.  While living in the United Kingdom she underwent further clinical training and gained recognition as a Chartered Clinical Psychologist with the British Psychological Society.  She is an Associate Fellow of the British Psychological Society and a member of the Clinical College of the Australian Psychological Society.

Since returning to live in Australia in 2009 Wendy has continued to work with adolescents and young adults with the aim of assisting them to overcome barriers which may be affecting their ability to fulfill their potential.

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