Meet The Team




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

Leanne Bottomley


CertAppPsych | BPsychSci | PostGradDipPsych | MAAPI

Access Psychology also employees the Services of
Psychologist Leanne Bottomley.

Leanne is a highly experienced Psychologist having practiced within hospital inpatient and outpatient mood, anxiety, addiction and eating disorder programs; private practice; NSW state intervention services; and brain stimulation therapy.

“I am deeply committed to helping client’s find ways to cope with life’s challenges in a safe, open, and non-judgmental environment… I will meet them wherever they are on their journey.”


PROVISIONAL Psychologist


Roza is a provisional psychologist currently completing her Master of Professional Psychology degree with Southern Cross University. She completed her Bachelor of Psychological Sciences at Swinburne University of Technology and her Graduate Diploma (Advanced) at Deakin University. 

She has experience supporting children and families in playgroups and women at Women’s Space at the Benevolent Society, and working with NDIS clients with high needs. 

While on placement with us, Roza will be available to assist patients with trauma-focused psychotherapy, counselling for depression, anxiety and stress, couple’s counselling and personal problem solving. She is also trained in a range of psychometric assessments for intelligence, memory, autism, ADHD, and testing for personality and learning difficulties. Roza is passionate about providing inclusive, supportive, safe, and non-judgemental space for individuals of all ages and backgrounds. Her therapeutic approach isto empower people to achieve psychological wellbeing using a strength-based approach while also utilising evidence-based practices.


PROVISIONAL Psychologist

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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Surfers Paradise, QLD 4217
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