Cygnet Clinic 

Fremantle, Western Australia

We are a group of Clinical Psychologists and Consultant Psychiatrists dedicated to excellence in clinical practice.

Our Multidiciplinary

A single referral to Cygnet under item number 291 (Psychiatry Review and Report) enables our team to work together with your General Practitioner


Cygnet Fremantle Team

A/Prof Brendon Dellar
Clinical Psychologist
BSc PGDipPsych MPsych(Clin) PhD

Fellow Clinical College of Australian Psychological Society

A/Prof Brendon Dellar is a Clinical Psychologist in private practice and an Adjunct Associate Professor of Clinical Psychology (Curtin University) and a Fellow of the Australian Psychological Society of Clinical Psychologists (FCCLP). He teaches trainee Clinical Psychologists studying at a Masters and Doctoral level in the area of Psychological Assessment and report writing as well as Addictions and Neuropsychology.

Brendon currently supervises postgraduate students on clinical practicums and Clinical Psychologist Registrars completing their training for endorsed title. He is registered with AHPRA to provide clinical supervision at all levels.

A/Prof Dellar currently teaches at Masters level in Clinical Psychology at Curtin University, as well as guest lectures at Notre Dame (Medicine Program) and Murdoch Universities. 

Please note: Dr Dellar does not provide Clinical Psychological reports for Medico-Legal or other non-clinically related purposes.
A/Prof Bradleigh Hayhow
Consultant Neuropsychiatrist

Fellow of Royal Australian & New Zealand College of Psychiatrists

A/Prof Bradleigh Hayhow is a Consultant Neuropsychiatrist at Fiona Stanley Hospital and the state Neurosciences Unit. He obtained his primary medical degree from Flinders University in South Australia after first completing a 1st Class Honours degree in the philosophy of mind and cognition at the University of Adelaide. 

He is a Fellow of the Royal Australian and New Zealand College of Psychiatrists and during training undertook clinical & research fellowships at the Melbourne Neuropsychiatry Centre.

A/Prof Hayhow’s interests include the mood and affective disorders (especially related to primary neurological conditions), obsessive-compulsive disorder (OCD), Touretts Syndrome, General Adult and Young Adult Psychiatry. He is also Associate Professor and head of Psychiatry specialisation at Notre Dame University Fremantle.                                     

Please note:  We do not provide Psychiatric reports for Medico-Legal or other non-clinically related purposes.

Dr Raj Tanna
Consultant Psychiatrist

Fellow of Royal Australian & New Zealand College of Psychiatrists

Dr Raj Tanna is a specialist in Psychiatry and Psychotherapeutic Medicine and a Fellow of the Royal Australian & New Zealand College of Psychiatrists. Dr Tanna has extensive experience in the assessment and management of a broad range of Mental Health illnesses including psychosis, depression, bipolar affective disorders, anxiety, OCD, stress related and post traumatic disorders, personality issues & Psychotherapeutic medicine in the General Adult and Young Adult population.
Most recently he served as Head of Services at Joondalup Community Mental Health Services, providing expertise and leadership to achieve quality patient centred services.

 My approach is to collaborate and address issues together with an emphasis on strengths. I believe that everyone has the right to good mental health and to receive ethical, high quality and evidence informed care. This is a collective community endeavour; as a family member of people with mental illness, I deeply understand the complex needs for recovery”.

Dr Georgie Paulik-White
Clinical Psychologist
BSc(Hons)  MPsych(Clin)  PhD

Dr Georgie Paulik-White is a Clinical Psychologist currently working in Cygnet Clinic Fremantle. She is currently Adjunct Lecturer at the University of Western Australia. Her clinical interests are in psychosis, voice hearing, mood disorders, trauma, and anxiety disorders.

Dr Paulik-White does not see psychosis or voices-based referrals at Cygnet. Instead, please refer to Perth Voices Clinic.

Dr Paulik-White is actively involved in research through her association with UWA and is a published author. Dr Paulik-White is a Senior Clinical Psychologist on our team.
Dr Suzie Brans
Clinical Psychologist
BA(Hons)  MPsych(Clin) PhD

Dr Suzie Brans is a clinical psychologist currently working at Cygnet Clinic Fremantle. She is endorsed as a Clinical Psychologist and Supervisor with the Australian Health Practitioner Regulation Agency.

Her clinical interests include anxiety disorders, trauma, adjustment to illness and major life events, mood disorders, psycho-oncology, low self-esteem and emotion regulation difficulties.

Suzie has extensive experience working with the complex interplay between physical and mental health and a special interest in the integration of faith and psychology.
Dr Kaine Grigg
Clinical Psychologist
BAppSc(Psych)(Hons)  DPsych(Clin) 

Kaine has a wealth of clinical experience and knowledge across a variety of settings, including working with children, adolescents, and adults; individuals impacted by substance use/dependence; psychosis; trauma; and individuals with offending histories. Kaine has worked in various roles as a Youth Worker, Outreach Worker, and Psychologist.

Kaine has worked in residential alcohol and other drug withdrawal units, community mental health services, forensic mental health hospitals, prisons & juvenile detention facilities, and in court assessment clinics. 

Dr Georgia Henderson

Clinical Psychologist
BA(Hons), DPsych(Clin) UWA

Dr Henderson has a special interest in Eating Disorders. She has experience in Australian and in the United Kingdom. She is available Tuesdays and Thursdays at Cygnet Fremantle

Her experience includes Individual and group treatment including DBT, CBT, EFT, IPT, ACT, Mindfulness-based, CBT for psychosis and FBT for eating disorders. Dr Henderson has also had extensive experience with Assessment of individuals and strategic planning of therapeutic milleu and care pathways  including Involvement in MDT ward rounds, CPAs, family meetings and staff training She is proficient in Cognitive assessments and reports including use of WASI, WISC-IV and MCMI.  

Dr Henderson is experienced in d
ealing with complex presentations including PTSD, drug and alcohol use, domestic violence, personality disorders and violent offending behaviour.

Dr Henderson has worked in a variety of in-patient and corrective facilities both in Australia and the United Kingdom.  She had previously worked in Cygnet Clinic Midland in 2012 prior to working abroad before returning to Western Australia. 

Dr Caitlin Pearcy

Clinical Psychologist
BPsych(Hons), PhD.

Dr Caitlin Pearcy is a Clinical Psychologist at Cygnet Clinic. Caitlin is available for individual consultation and has experience in working with depression, self-harm and suicidal ideation, anxiety disorders, obsessive-compulsive disorder, perfectionism, addictions, trauma, personality disorders, low self-esteem, and grief and loss. She has a passion for working with adults and older adolescents and has a particular interest in complex trauma, post-traumatic stress disorder, sexual abuse, obsessive-compulsive disorder, and borderline personality disorder. 

Caitlin works with her clients to create a non-judgemental, supportive, and safe space. She utilises a range of evidence-based treatment approaches based on the needs of her clients. These include Schema Therapy, Cognitive Behavioural Therapy (CBT), Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT), Mindfulness Based Cognitive Therapy, Dialectical Behaviour Therapy (DBT) and Metacognitive Therapy. Additionally, Caitlin works as a tutor at Curtin University. 

Caitlin’s PhD research focused on the use of self-help therapy for Obsessive-compulsive disorder. 

Polina Russell

Clinical Psychologist & Sexologist

BBehSc, BAPsych (Hons), PGDipSx, MSx, MPsych (Clin), MAPS

Polina is a Clinical Psychologist currently working at Cygnet Clinic Fremantle as well as for a non-for-profit organisation in the disability sector.

She has a Master of Sexology which has complimented and expanded her interest in working with individuals and couples who are experiencing sexual difficulties, dysfunction or discrepancies.

Her other areas of clinical interest include managing anxiety, depression, anger and stress as well as increasing self-esteem and self-compassion. She enjoys working with both adults and children and has had extensive experience in group therapies.  

Lloyd Fernandez

Clinical Psychologist & Clinical Supervisor

MPsych(Coun) PGradDipPsych BAppSc (Psych) 

Lloyd Fernandez is a Clinical and Counselling Psychologist and a member of the Australian Psychological Society. He has been practising for over 25 years. He provides counselling, psychotherapy, consultancy, and clinical supervision. He works with individuals, couples, groups and organisations (EAP). Lloyd works part-time at Cygnet Clinic in Fremantle on Saturdays.

He works with people across the lifespan for general counselling. He has a particular interest in working with parents in the early years, parent-child attachment, men's issues, trauma recovery, depression, anxiety, relationships, grief and loss, and self-esteem.

Bernard Hughes

Clinical Psychologist 

BSc(Hons) MPsych(Clinical)

Bernard is an experienced Psychologist, with a special interest in sleep disorders, anxiety and rumination. Bernard has a Masters Degree in Clinical Psychology examining psychological aspects of sleep. He is experienced in treating depression, anxiety, bipolar affective disorder and personality disorders. Bernard is Cygnet preferred practitioner for Criminal Injuries Compensation.

His assessment skills extends to the preparation of reports for a number of purposes, including (but not limited to) intellectual assessments, cogntive assessments, assessments of functioning, workers compensation & rehabilitation based reports. 

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