Our Staff


Leonie Lorien

Leonie Lorien

Clinical Psychologist, Director, Psychology Wellness Centre
MAPS, BA(Beh. Science), GradDipPsych, MClinPsych

Leonie has over 20 years experience working as a Psychologist in Regional Queensland. Leonie's interests include adult mental health, clinical assessments and health psychology

A/Prof Sarah Blunden

Associate Professor Sarah Blunden

Clinical Psychologist, Director, Masters of Clinical Psychology Program
MAPS, BAPsych (Hons), MSicSc, PhD

Sarah is Director of the Master of Clinical Psychology program and Head of Paediatric Sleep Research for CQUniversity and a clinical psychologist in her private practice specialising in the treatment of children’s sleep problems. She has published over 100 academic papers and books.


Karen Tyrrell

Karen Tyrrell

Karen has been providing high quality administration support to the Wellness Centre for the last 5 years.

Trina Attard

Trina Attard

Trina commenced with our service in 2016, and comes with a wealth of experience and commitment in the Allied Health sector supporting clients and students.


Client appointments are booked with Masters of Psychology Students. All students at the Wellness Centre are either registered psychologists or provisionally registered psychologists, practicing under supervision by experienced Clinical Psychologists. As part of their placement at the Wellness Centre, students must demonstrate competencies in working with child and adult clients across a range assessments and therapy interventions