Meet The Team




(adj.) Prof. Fellow Paul J. Stevenson OAM is a Psychologist with 48 years experience in the Human Services Industry, to both private and public sectors. His early career was spent working in psychiatric hospitals, clinics and community health centers. After managing two branches of Marriage Guidance Queensland (now Relationships Australia), Paul established his own private practice “Access Psychology” (est.1991). He is a Psychologist and Traumatologist who has a Masters Degree in Organizational Psychology.

Over the past 30 years, Paul has provided treatment to victims of trauma, and strategic design and evaluation of disaster management interventions. His on-site disaster consultancies include the Moura Mine Disaster (1994), the Charleville Floods and Droughts (1993-95), the Port Arthur Shootings (1996), the Margaret River Landslide (1996), the Thredbo Landslip (1997), the Bali Bombings (2002 and 2005), the J.W. Marriott Hotel bombing in Jakarta (2003), businesses affected by the Australian Embassy bombing in Jakarta (2004), and the Indian Ocean Tsunami Disaster (2004 – 2005). Paul provided services to victims of Malaysian Airline Disasters and has served as Senior Psychologist for Australia’s offshore processing centres on Nauru and Manus Islands. He is currently a consultant to the Australian Defence Force.
Click here to Paul’s CV



PTMS Clinician | CertAppPsych Griffith | BPsychSc Griffith | PGradDipPsych Bond | Assoc MAAPI

Access Psychology also employees the Services of Provisional Psychologist Leanne Bottomley.
Leanne is fully qualified and registered with APRA whilst undergoing an Internship, as such Leanne cannot yet claim a Medicare rebate for her services.
However her services are provided for a discounted fee of $88.25 per hour.
As such no rebate can be provided for these services.

Leanne has a broad range of experience including; using transcranial magnetic stimulation therapy to treat depression, anxiety and PTSD, delivering inpatient and outpatient therapeutic groups in a hospital setting, providing guidance and counselling to parents and carers of children, conducting developmental assessments of children with neurocognitive, behavioural and learning difficulties and providing psychological intervention to individuals experiencing chronic mental health issues and long term unemployment.

Leanne is currently focussing on using modern psychoanalysis to address all manner of psychological issues. This therapy is innovative, evidence-based and thorough. It is highly effective when dealing with complicated issues as it allows a depth of understanding of the whole person.
Click here to see Leanne’s CV




Roza completed her Masters of Professional Psychology with Southern Cross University and works a registered psychologist (provisional) under the supervision of (adj.) Professor Paul Stevenson at Access Psychology.

She provides a positive, empathic, trauma-informed, inclusive, and non-judgmental space to individuals of all ages and backgrounds. With Roza, clients can explore their values and strengths, and get support to achieve their psychological wellbeing and other personal and life goals. She aims to work with individuals in ways that make them feel empowered to find their own vision of wellbeing and thriving.

Roza uses evidence-based therapy approaches to help individuals struggling with depression, anxiety, stress, trauma, as well as life, work and personal relationships issues. Additionally, she can provide a range of psychometric assessments, including assessment of intelligence, memory, learning difficulties, personality, and other functioning/behavioural assessments. 

Therapeutic approaches used are:

  • Person-centred psychotherapy/ Counselling
  • Cognitive Behavioural Therapy
  • Acceptance and Commitment Therapy
  • Dialectical Behaviour Therapy
  • Schema-focussed Therapy
  • Emotionally Focused Therapy
  • Gottman couples therapy



BPsycSc (Hons) | BCrim | Assoc MAPS

Lin is a provisional psychologist, currently completing her Master of Professional Psychology at Griffith University. She completed a Bachelor of Criminology and Criminal Justice, and a Bachelor of Psychology (Honours) at Griffith University. She has five years of experience working in disability service. She also worked for the Queensland Government for a few years to support and advocate for the most vulnerable people. 

Lin is able to assist patients with trauma-focused psychotherapy, counselling for depression, anxiety, stress, and family therapy. 

She has a strong interest in conducting psychometric assessments for intelligence, memory, learning difficulties, Autism, ADHD, and testing for personality. Lin works from a non-judgmental and person-centered approach to help clients improve their quality of life and make meaningful changes. She is passionate about creating a safe and trusting therapeutic relationship with her clients. Lin is trained in Cognitive Behaviour Therapy.


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