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



CLINICAL SUPPORT MHPS Manager/Clerk | qualified medical clerk | QUALIFIED CIVIL CELEBRANT | CERT III BUSINESS Management |

Julianne is an intrinsically motivated individual with a professional background in Administrative Management and Customer Service.
Highly dependable, proactive and resourceful with a can-do attitude, competent and confident to work with cross-functional teams to ensure operational and service excellence.

Julianne is committed to personal and professional growth, hence a  career change into Mental Health to work as a Contractor  with the Australia Defence Force, firstly at Russel Health Centre followed by a transfer to  Duntroon Medical Centre in Canberra. Julianne then transferred to Enoggera Base Brisbane  followed by joining the Private Sector as Practice Manger at Access Psychology.

Having worked with Paul and other Defence Contractors, Uniform and APS Psychologists during her time with the Australian Defence Force, Julianne’s loyalty, to both her team and Defence Members added value to this  section of the Medical Centre, where her management skills, establishing and building professional report with partner areas went on to achieve the best outcomes for patients which was greatly valued.


Leanne Bottomley

Provisional Psychologist

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

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