Meet The Core Psychology Team

Our Psychologists are fully registered with the Psychology Board of Australia and with Medicare as providers of Psychological Services. Our Clinical Psychologists are also members of the Australian Psychological Society’s College of Clinical Psychologists.

Tracey Feltham

BA (Psychology), MA (Psychology), MPsy (ClinPsy)


Tracey is the owner and principal Clinical Psychologist. She has provided counseling and support to adolescents and adults for over 20 years in the public sector and in private practice.


As an accredited supervisor with the NSW Psychologists Registration Board Tracey provides clinical training to Psychologists in training or completing their specialist postgraduate training.


Tracey is not currently taking on new clients as she is focussing on developing an exciting range of programs for Core Psychology. These programs will be offered to all our clients in 2018.

Anna Pengue

BSocSc, MA (Forensic Psych), MPsy (ClinPsy)


Anna has gained extensive experience in public, private and educational settings. She provides treatment to adolescents and adults.


Anna was awarded the Deans Medal at U.W.S. for her MA (Forensic Psych) in recognition of academic excellence. She remains committed to continuing professional development and most recently has undergone training in compassion-focused therapy.

Courtney Smith

M.Psy (Clin Psy), B. Sc. Honours (Psy)


Courtney is an experienced psychologist who has broad experience working with children, adolescents and adults in inpatient hospital and community settings, as well as within the secondary education system.


Courtney is passionate about helping people improve their wellbeing and psychological health and to do this she draws on her training in a variety of therapeutic models including Cognitive Behaviour Therapy (CBT), Acceptance and Commitment therapy (ACT) and Dialectical Behaviour therapy (DBT).

Natasha Sindicich

BPsych, DipPsy(Forensic), MPsy(ForPsy)


Natasha has a varied background in both clinical and research settings. She has worked with children, families and adults around multiple issues including anxiety, depression and other mood disorders.


Natasha is a published researcher and experienced conference presenter and has most recently completed further training in Acceptance and Commitment Therapy.

Sophie Hannaford

B.A. Honours, M.Psy (Clin Psy)


Sophie has several years of experience in Hospital, Community and Private Practice settings. Sophie has particular experience working with older people including in a Specialist Mental Health Team for Older People, and as a Program Coordinator for a Seniors Day Program.


Sophie also enjoys working with Adolescents, having gained experience in Child and Adolescent Mental Health Teams.
Sophie has also received the Dean’s Award for Academic Excellence from Charles Sturt University.

Sophie is currently on maternity leave

Ashling Isik

M.ClinPsych, B.Psych (Honours)


Ashling has experience in the assessment and treatment of adults, adolescents and families. She has worked with a range of presentations including anxiety, depression, disordered eating and post traumatic stress disorder.

She has worked in non-government agencies and university and community settings.

Ashling has a particular interest in the treatment of trauma and utilises various treatment modalities including Cognitive Behaviour Therapy (CBT), Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT) and Dialectical Behaviour Therapy (DBT).

Emma Champion

BA (Psych) LLB


Emma has worked in management positions in the mental health sector for over six years and joined Core Psychology in 2014. Emma is responsible for the general management of the practice and is dedicated to implementing processes that will improve the care and experiences of our patients.

Kate Higson


Mariam Younan