OUR TEAM

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Lisa Arnold

Adult Clinical Psychologist and Director

Founder of Picton Psychology, Lisa is a Clinical Psychologist with over 20 years’ experience. Lisa practices an empathic and respectful approach towards treating a wide-ranging variety of mental health conditions. 

Using sound clinical judgement to determine the most appropriate therapeutic technique, Lisa provides a flexible therapeutic approach specifically tailored to meet clients’ needs. Lisa draws her therapeutic strategies from evidence-based therapies which include but are not limited to; Cognitive Behaviour Therapy, Dialectical Behaviour Therapy, Trauma-Focused Therapy, Cognitive Processing Therapy, and Mindfulness techniques.

Special Interests: Personality Disorders and Complex Trauma and Board Approval Supervisor.

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Brianna Waldron

Child, Adolescent and Adult Registered Psychologist

Brianna is a Registered Psychologist with extensive experience working with children (7+), adolescents and adults. Brianna is passionate about providing effective therapy and is dedicated to high quality service provision. Brianna is able to provide short and long-term therapy for clients with complex issues.

Brianna assists clients with a range of problems from mild to severe mental health conditions, to recent onset and chronic/long term in nature. Brianna is very flexible with appointment times, providing in house and outreach appointments. 

Brianna draws her therapeutic strategies from evidence-based therapies which include but are not limited to; Cognitive Behaviour Therapy, Dialectical Behaviour Therapy, Trauma-Focused Therapy, Cognitive Processing Therapy, and Mindfulness techniques.

Special Interests: Autism Spectrum Disorders, treatment and diagnostic assessments. Complex Trauma including PTSD and childhood sexual assault.

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Vickie Schuldt

Relationship and Individual Clinical Psychotherapist

Vickie is a Clinical Psychotherapist with over ten years’ experience.  Vickie’s services extend to individuals, couples and families. Vickie passionately helps clients to improve their wellbeing and relationships with others by teaching new life skills and improving their emotional intelligence.

Vickie practices from a holistic and eclectic approach, drawing from different counselling/psychological methodologies. Including Person Centred Therapy, Cognitive Behaviour Therapy, Emotionally Focussed Therapy and Solution Focussed Therapy.

Special Interests: Relationship Counselling and Disabilities with Mental Health issues and Expressive Arts.

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Victoria Criniti

Provisional Psychologist

Victoria is a AHPRA Endorsed Provisional Psychologist completing her final internship before attaining general registration.  

Victoria has broad experience working in private practice, schools, and hospital settings. Victoria provides short and long-term engagements for adults, children, and adolescents who have a diverse range of psychological concerns, complex developmental and neurodevelopmental disorders.  

Victoria is passionate about providing psychological services that foster and build on individual strengths to equip clients with the tools to live prosperously post-treatment. Victoria is very flexible with appointment times, providing in house and outreach appointments to the Wollondilly and Macarthur.  

Victoria draws her therapeutic strategies from evidence-based therapy which include but are not limited to, Cognitive Behaviour Therapy, Dialectical Behaviour Therapy, Cognitive Therapy Techniques and Mindfulness.  

Special Interests: Mood disorders such as Depression and Anxiety. Adolescents and Disabilities.  

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Peter Bland

Child, Adolescent and Adult Registered Psychologist

Peter is a Registered Psychologist with extensive experience in the area of cognitive, educational and adaptive assessments.  

He specialises in cognitive, psycho-educational and functional assessments, and enjoys working with people of all ages. He believes using assessment to clarify learning, educational or cognitive difficulties can assist in tailoring interventions and recommendations specific to the client’s needs.

Peter has a holistic and culturally sensitive approach when working with individuals and is a strong advocate for families. Peter places strong emphasis on exploring an individual’s developmental and emotional profile in order to gain a better understanding of their needs.

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David Batten

Mental Health Outreach & NDIS Access Support Worker

David is an Access Support worker with extensive experience working with children (7+), adolescents and adults with a broad range of psychosocial disabilities. David is passionate about providing support to people with a psychosocial disability to live a full and contributing life.  

David assists clients to take more control of their lives and to better manage complex challenges of day-to-day living. David builds recovery-enabling relationships and interventions, ensuring clients will be supported to build capacity, including strengths and resilience. David works closely and collaboratively with clients, their families, carers and other services and providers to design, plan, implement and review therapeutic plans and goals.  

Special Interests: Autism Spectrum Disorders, Personality Disorders, and Intellectual Disabilities.  

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Natalee Zolotas

Practice Manager

Natalee has a background of Psychology, she manages and maintains Picton Psychology. Working closely with Lisa Arnold and all clinicians to maintain a friendly and professional practice which she is passionate about. 

Natalee takes pride in providing an empathetic and professional service to all clients and other service providers. 

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Kellie Sailsbury

Administrative Assistant

Kellie is our administrative assistant and your first point of contact with Picton Psychology. Kellie has a background of Social Work, and manages appointments and administrative tasks. Kellie works closely with Natalee to maintain efficiency and consistency with appointments.  

Kellie allocates clients with the right clinician to best meet their needs.