Meet our team
Dr. Sarah Watson, BA, MA(Hons), DClinPsych, MNZCCP
Clinic Director & Senior Child & Adolescent Clinical Psychologist (registered - Clinical scope)
Dr. Sarah Watson is the Clinic Director at Totally Psyched and a registered Child & Adolescent Clinical Psychologist. Sarah has over ten years experience as both a Psychologist and leader across a variety of settings, all specialising in working with children, adolescents and their families.
Dr. Jamie Speeden, MBChB, FRACP (Paeds), FRANZCP (Cert Child & Adol)
Child & Adolescent Psychiatrist and Paediatrician
Dr Jamie Speeden is a Child and Adolescent Psychiatrist and Paediatrician currently working with children, young adults and their whanau privately at Totally Psyched, at the Waitemata District Health Board and as an Adolescent Physician at a youth health community clinic.
Sehar Moughal, BSc (Psychology & Statistics), PGDipPsych (Merit), MSc (Honours), PGDip Applied Psych (Merit)
Behavioural Psychologist, BCBA (registered - general scope)
Sehar Moughal is a NZ trained specialist Behavioural (BCBA) Psychologist. She was born in Pakistan, is a New Zealander and studied at the University of Auckland where she completed her psychologist training. She is highly experienced in working with a variety of child and adolescent, plus family, behavioural challenges. Sehar has specific training and experience in working with families struggling to manage challenging behaviour, having experience supporting children at a Special School and Rehabilitative services. She is an experienced trainer, speaker and passionate about helping our community of five million.
Dr Mnthali Price, B.A. (Hons), DClinPsych., MNZCCP
Clinical Psychologist (registered - clinical scope)
**PLEASE NOTE Dr Price is currently on parental leave and due back in 2021/2** Dr Price is an experienced registered Clinical Psychologist who has worked with children, adolescents, families and adults in a range of settings providing a high level of specialist psychological assessment and treatment. Mnthali's warm and kind personality combined with her skills & knowledge makes her a highly successful and approachable therapist for teens, kids and adults alike.
Dr. Mirsad Begic, MBChB., FRANZCP (Cert Child & Adol)
Child & Adolescent Psychiatrist
Dr Mirsad Begic is a Child and Adolescent Psychiatrist with extensive experience working with children, families, adolescents and young adults. He holds a senior role in the clinical leadership team for the district health board and sits on a variety of committees for the Royal Australian and New Zealand College of Psychiatry. Dr Mirsad is passionate about providing excellent care for young people and helping them to successfully navigate through their struggles and get back on track.
Paul Barber, M.Ed. Psych (Hons)., P.G. Dip. Ed. Psych., P.G. Dip. CBT (Dist)., Dip. Teaching (Primary), B.Soc.Sci., and Cert.Mentoring & Supervision
Senior Psychologist (Registered - Educational Scope)
Paul Barber is an experienced specialist Psychologist in applying assessments and therapies for children and adolescents who experience a variety of psychological and/or learning challenges. With a background in specialist university level cognitive behavioural therapy with children and adolescents, special needs, brain injury and expert learning assessment and interventions Paul has a unique combination of skills.
Dayna Cooper, B.A., M.A. (Hons), MClinPsych, NZCCP
Child & Adolescent Clinical Psychologist (Registered - Clinical Scope)
Dayna is a warm, friendly and approachable Clinical Psychologist with over a decade of experience working with children, adolescents and their families across a variety of settings. Dayna’s experience includes working with mild to moderate mental health issues in a youth development organisation, providing specialist neuropsychological assessment in a university clinic, and assessment and treatment of moderate to severe complex psychological concerns for the DHB Community Child and Adolescent Mental Health Service. She is experienced in providing assessment and therapeutic intervention for children, adolescents and young adults who present with a wide range of mental health concerns, including and specialising in emotional dysregulation, eating disorders, trauma and abuse, obsessive-compulsive disorder, depression, anxiety disorders and dissociative disorders.
Ivana (Iva) Draskovic, BSc (Psych), MPsych, MNZPS
Clinical Child & Adolescent Psychologist
Ivana ("E-va") is a New Zealand registered Clinical Psychologist with a wide range of experience. Specialising in working with children, adolescents and families Iva uses a comprehensive range of therapeutic skills and models to help young people reach thier potential and live lives they love.
Bruce Holroyd, M.A. (Hons), PGDipClinPsych
Senior Clinical Child & Adolescent Psychologist
Bruce is a highly experienced clinical psychologist who works with children, young people, families and adults where they are facing a range of difficulties and at times complex needs. Bruce believes in the capacity of individuals, parents and families to utilise the strengths and resources they have available with the support and expertise of someone who is non-judgmental, knowledgeable and sup
Elaine Driver, BA, PGDipEd, PGDipCouns, MCouns, NZAC, AFT
Elaine is an experienced Counsellor with a passion for working with young people who are experiencing challenges in their life and uses a range of approaches to build strong therapeutic relationships that support young people, parents and families. As a valuable member of our team around a child, Elaine strongly advocates for young people in schools, supporting both learning and mental health needs and can be immense help to parents needing some support for themselves in their parenting journey.
Sophia Dawson, BA (Hons), MA (Hons), PGDipPsychPrac
Child & Adolescent Psychologist (registered - general scope)
Sophia has recently returned from spending 18 months working in the UK, where she worked with young people in both community and inpatient settings. Sophia's experience includes working with young people with a wide range of mental health concerns, and working within Cognitive Behaviour Therapy (CBT), Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT) and Dialectical Behaviour Therapy (DBT) frameworks. Sophia is warm, approachable and passionate about supporting our young people to living happy and healthy lives.
Imogen Nock, BSc (Hons)
Intern Psychologist (Clinical Scope)
Imogen is a Clinical Psychology Intern at the University of Auckland. Completing her final year of her doctorate, Imogen is passionate about working with young people and their families, and prides herself on being friendly and approachable. She has experience in assessments and behavioural therapy, having spent time working at Youthline and the Centre for Learning, Integration and Managing Behaviour. Imogen is supervised by Senior Clinical Psychologist and Clinic Director, Dr Sarah Watson and Clinical Psychologist, Ivana Draskovic.
Dr. Missy Wolfman, BA, BHSc, BSc (Hons), PGDipClinPsych, DPsych
Clinical Child & Adolescent Psychologist (Registered - Clinical Scope)
Missy is a Registered Clinical Psychologist who is passionate in supporting children, young people, and their parents with their own mental health and well-being. She has extensive experience, having worked across many sectors and with many families, children and teenagers.