Mantle was formed in 2020 by a team
of highly experienced Psychologists.

Mantle Health has team members with a minimum of 10 years experience dealing with Men’s issues in male dominated organisations and environments. Together, everyone at Mantle Health recognises the benefits that effective, evidence-based treatment, delivered securely via video consultation technology can provide. Mantle Health has been created so you have a better way to get expert Psychological assistance – where and when you need it.

The Mantle Health team has been hand-picked and have specific training in Men’s mental health. So no matter where you are and who at Mantle you engage with, you’ll be accessing the best person to help you.’

Our Practitioners

Dr Dave Anthony

AHPRA Registered Psychologist and Sport & Exercise Psychologist
Doctor of Philosophy, Master of Applied Psychology (Sport and Exercise), Grad Dip Psychology, Bachelor of Psychology

Dave is passionate about changing the way Men engage in therapy and improving their quality of life. With over 15 years’ experience in corporate, sport, defence, health, government and academic environments, he’s worked in numerous male-dominated environments, and provides specialist Psychological services in a way that’s identifiable and relatable. Previously a structural draftsman, Dave ‘fell’ into Psychology, and has been hooked ever since. His Doctorate involved developing strategies for the enhancement and maintenance of performance with the West Coast Eagles. A lover of surfing, the outdoors and adventure cycling, Dave is married and currently trying to start a family. Starting with a chocolate labrador called Lani.

Affiliations & Experience: Mantle Health Co-Founder & CEO, Communicorp Managing Psychologist, LIVIN Advisory Board Mental Health Subject Matter Expert, Invictus Team Australia, Lead Sport Psychologist, Australian Army Psychology Corps Senior Psychologist, Dave Anthony Psychology Principal Psychologist, Prime Time Training Consultant Psychologist, University of Queensland Sport and Exercise Psychology Service. AHPRA Board-approved supervisor and Registrar program principal supervisor, Australian Association of Psychologists Member, Adjunct Fellow – Macquarie University.

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Luke Foster

AHPRA Registered Psychologist
Master of Business, Bachelor of Psychology (Hons)

Down-to-earth, approachable, and ‘a bloody good bloke’ is the best way to describe Luke. With 12 years’ experience as an accomplished Psychologist in military, national and global organisations, he has extensive experience working with men in predominantly male environments. Luke also works as the lead facilitator for LIVIN, a mental health charity, delivering mental health awareness and stigma reduction education initiatives for schools, sporting clubs, local communities and workplaces. Passionate about philanthropy, travel, visual arts, exercise and sport (especially his team the Bombers), Luke is highly regarded professionally for his ‘on-the-level’ conversational and very relatable therapeutic approach.

Affiliations & Experience: Mantle Health Co-Founder & CMO, ChekMate Co-Founder & Principal Psychologist, LIVIN Lead Facilitator & Principal Psychologist, Senior Psychologist Australian Army.

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Jon Chan

AHPRA Registered Psychologist
Master of Sport and Exercise Psychology, Bachelor of Arts (Hons Psychology), Bachelor of Business Management

Jon thrives on seeing those he treats take control of their destiny. His passion for bringing out the best in others has taken him around the globe for 15 years. Including the Asia-Pacific, Russia, North America and remote Australia – assisting and supporting workforce engagement, team cohesion and well-being. Jon’s industry knowledge includes Professional Services, Healthcare, Mining, Construction, Aviation, Utilities, Tourism, Education, Media, Sport and more. He has extensive experience dealing with those in FIFO (Fly In Fly Out) roles. Areas of focus within Jon’s work have included mindfulness, mental toughness, resilience, functional coping and personal identity. A fan of food, Jon also enjoys investing and real estate renos.

Affiliations & Experience: High Performance Psychology Founder & Director, HP Psych & HP Psych 2 Pty Ltd Director, Project Psychologist (Oil, Gas, Petrochemicals, Mining, Metals, Industrial Services), Cape Australia Onshore Project Psychologist & Cultural Development Coach, Betchel Zero Accident Plus Manager, Ingeus Project Manager & Organisational Development Specialist, University of Queensland Industry Academic, Australian Catholic University Lecturer, University of Queensland Assessment Consultant (Exercise Psychology Service, Psychometric Profiling, People Solutions).

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Dr John Baranoff

AHPRA Registered Psychologist, Sport and Exercise Psychologist, Health Psychologist, and a Clinical Psychologist
Doctor of Philosophy, Master of Clinical Psychology, Bachelor of Psychology (Hons), Bachelor of Science

Married with 3 children, John knows well the realities of juggling life, work and performing at your peak. With close to 20 years’ experience across clinical, sport and academic settings, he’s provided Psychological support and intervention to men in a number of high performance and community environments and uses the latest research to inform his clinical approach. Experienced in dealing with elite sportspeople, John has worked with the AIS, AFL and the AFLPA. He also trains other Psychologists in effective treatments for anxiety and depression. His University of Queensland Doctorate focused on coping with athletic injuries, and those that affect well-being. Naturally, John loves sport, particularly open water swimming, running and cycling. He’s also a keen guitarist.

Affiliations & Experience: Centre for Treatment of Anxiety and Depression Team Manager & Senior Clinical Psychologist, AFL Players’ Association, AIS Mental Health Referral Network, Communicorp Group, Endorsement in Clinical Psychology and Sport & Exercise Psychology, AHPRA Board-approved supervisor, and Registrar program principal supervisor, Adjunct Lecturer, The University of Queensland, Clinical Senior Lecturer, The University of Queensland, SA State Chair, Australian Psychological Society, and College of Sport and Exercise Psychologists.

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Jo Nazareth

AHPRA Registered Psychologist
Master of Applied Psychology (Sport and Exercise) Postgraduate Diploma in Psychology, Bachelor of Arts (Psychology)

As the mother of two young Men (one a sensitive soul and the other independently headstrong), Jo is passionate about enhancing individual and group performance across all areas of life – including mental health, employment, relationships, and parenting. Her home-life also means she has an active interest in reducing male mental health stigma and improving early intervention and support mechanisms for Men. With 13 years’ experience in adult and adolescent mental health, Jo has worked in military and performance-based settings. Her methods are collaborative and evidence based, utilising goal-setting to work through concerns, life difficulties and challenges. Out of hours, Jo is an avid runner, netballer and tennis player.

Affiliations & Experience: Australian Defence Force Senior Psychologist, Open Arms Psychologist, Queensland University of Technology Dance Psychologist, AFL Queensland Psychologist, University of Queensland Sport and Exercise Psychology Service Psychologist, AHPRA Board-approved supervisor.

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Dave Burroughs

AHPRA Registered Psychologist
BsC (Hons) Psychology

Dave has had a 20 year international career as a Psychologist, strategist, consultant and advisor. With an early career path that has included construction and earthmoving, hospitality, and small business ownership, through to leadership positions in ASX companies working with C-suites and Boards, he is a recognised expert in workplace mental health who is a regular on the national and international speaking circuit. With a knack for untangling complexity, Dave is experienced in dispute resolution, workplace dynamics, executive stress, leadership self-care and risk management. A keen surfer, fisherman, history-buff and traveller, he keeps busy not only with his hobbies, but also raising a family of three.

Affiliations & Experience: Mantle Health Co-Founder & Chief Evangelist, Chief Mental Health Officer, Westpac Group, Federal Government ‘Ahead for Business’ Healthy Mind, Healthy Business Leadership Advisory Group Member, Psychological Safety Australia Founder and Partner, Ethics Applied Founder and Partner, Australian Army Psychology Corps (Reservist) Psychologist, Canberra Hospital Psychologist, Australian Psychological Services Principal Psychologist.

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Dr Stewart Hase

AHPRA Registered Psychologist
Doctor of Philosophy, MA Psychology (Hons), Dip Psychology, BA Psychology & Education, Associate Diploma Nursing Education

An experienced management and executive coach, who has run workshops in leadership, learning, mental health, team development and change for many years, Stewart is best known for developing a learning theory with a colleague that’s now used globally. An author of over 130 books, book chapters and scientific papers, he has been a registered Psychologist in private practice since 1986. Stewart has assisted countless Men to resolve concerns, improve relationships, develop careers and lead a better life. Living in a small northern NSW fishing village with fabulous beaches, surf and golf course (where he tries to hit a little white ball with a stick poorly suited to the task), Stewart enjoys painting, fishing, being amazed at his grandchildren and continuing to write his fictional stories and articles.

Affiliations & Experience: Director Stewart Hase and Associates, Director Diorablue, Sessional Lecturer University of Technology Sydney, Professor Southern Cross University, Director DBA programme, Southern Cross University Manager, Norsearch Ltd, Lecturer Salisbury College of Advanced Education, Lecturer Southern Institute of Technology, Tasmania, Registered Nurse. Member Action Learning Action Research, Editorial board of Southern Institute of Technology, Journal of Applied Research, Editorial board of Pacific Journal of Technology Advanced Learning.

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Shelley Miles

AHPRA Registered Psychologist
Bachelor of Psychology, Grad Dip Psychology

With over 14 years’ Psychological experience, Shelley began her career working with children and families experiencing a range of pressures. She has worked across a broad range of environments including health, education, non-government, corporate and sport, along with the predominantly male industries of mining, construction, utilities, transport, law and finance. A specialist in the area of trauma, Shelley has provided critical incident support to corporate firms in events such as accidental deaths and injuries, as well as stressful occurrences such as organisational redundancies, restructures, change and uncertainty, aggression and conflict. She is a person that cares deeply about helping people maintain their health and wellbeing in all aspects of their life. Big on fitness, Shelley is a keen HIIT trainer, swimmer and cook.

Affiliations & Experience: Performance Coach, Hudl, Agile Sports Technologies, Principal Psychologist, Shelley Miles Psychology, Head of Psychology Services, Assure Programs, Senior Consultant Psychologist, Communicorp, National Manager Intake Services/Senior, Intake Psychologist, Assure Programs, Child and Family Program, Psychologist: Intervention and Reunification Practitioner, Life Without Barriers, Care Coordinator Practitioner, Tennyson Special School/Centre for Alternative Programs, Behaviour Support.

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Kelly Tomlinson

AHPRA Registered Psychologist
Bachelor of Arts in Psychology (Hons)

Kelly’s genuine approach ensures every person she sees is provided with holistic, tailored support within a relaxed, non-judgemental environment. With over a decade of combined experience in military, clinical and sports psychology sectors, Kelly’s definition of success is intertwined with both professional and personal pursuits. Currently she is in the midst of the ‘joys and chaos’ of raising a young family. During the course of her career, Kelly has sought out a diverse range of professional opportunities, including international engagements that have provided a broad framework of lessons and perspectives she’s been able to share and utilise to assist others. Her interests include interior design, travel, photography and coffee.

Affiliations & Experience: Senior Psychologist Australian Army Psychology Corps, Consultant Psychologist to The Australian National Rugby League, Consultant Psychologist, Here. AHPRA Board-Approved Supervisor, Associate Member of the Australian Psychological Society, Trainer Mental Health First Aid Australia.

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Greg Prescott

AHPRA Registered Psychologist, Master of Counselling Psychology, Post-Graduate Diploma (Psychology), Bachelor of Science (Psychology)

Greg’s expertise spans more than a decade, working with major corporates as well as in first responder emergency situations and defence and government environments. From executives, through to emergency personnel, he has deep experience in working with Men at some of their most challenging life moments. He has worked with major incident responses to situations that include the Sydney Lindt Cafe siege, the 2015 Nepal Earthquake Rescue Mission and the death of Cricketer Phillip Hughes. It is from these events that he has come to develop a passion and understanding for helping others through countless crises and life changes to assist them to be their best at home and at work. Greg favours practical strategies to get quick improvements, before digging into further issues if required. A father of two, he thrives on being a Dad, enjoying great food and wine and racing his car on weekends (not all at the same time).

Affiliations & Experience: Senior Management and Trauma Psychology positions with two of Australia’s leading EAP (Employee Assistance Program) providers as well as with a Government Authority.

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Simonette Vaja

AHPRA Registered Psychologist, Master of Arts (Psychology Research), Bachelor of Arts Double-major in Psychology: Organisational Psychology & Counselling, Grad Dip Clinical Hypnosis, Diploma Insight Meditation. Simonette is also currently a PhD Candidate.

For more than twenty years, Simonette has worked within private practice and the Corporate Wellbeing and Mental Health space in Sydney. With a wealth of experience across a broad range of industries, she has delivered programs and leadership coaching to people from all walks of life, including those in the Banking, Legal, Government, Defence, Health, Aged Care and Not-for-profit sectors. A passionate advocate for supporting Men through life’s many transitions, Simonette is outstanding at tailoring preventative mental health and wellbeing strategies to suit an individual’s personal growth path – particularly after trauma or crises. As a long-term meditator, she brings with her a range of evidence-based mindful skills and solutions. When not at Mantle, you’ll find Simonette outdoors. She enjoys walking and ocean swims, ‘almost’ all year round! She also hanglides.

Affiliations & Experience: AHPRA Approved Supervisor. Member of the Australian Psychological Society. Experience as a Principal Psychologist and Consultant Psychologist with of Australia’s larger, internationally aligned EAP (Employee Assistance Program) providers, and expertise as a Clinical Hypnotherapist in CBT (Cognitive Behavioural Therapy) specialising in grief and trauma, as well as EMDR (Eye Movement Desensitisation and Reprocessing) and PTSD.

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Garrick 'G' Chatterjee

AHPRA Registered Psychologist, Bachelor of Arts (Psychology), Bachelor of Social Science (Psychology – Hons), Master of Human Resource Management, Certificate IV in Training and Assessment

Garrick, or ‘G’ as he is best known, has over 10 years of experience as a General Psychologist and has worked across a range of fields that include corporate, clinical, government and non-profit environments both locally and globally. G began his career supporting and working with people with a complex lived experience of Mental Health within the community, before moving into occupational rehabilitation and then corporations providing performance coaching and well-being support. When not with Mantle he also provides clinical and critical incident support and services as required. He is also enrolled in a Master in Organisational Psychology currently (completing 2023). Originally from Africa, he was a keen Rugby player in a previous life. He remains a passionate Rugby Union fan as well as AFL and League. When G is not in the stands, he loves to cook.

Affiliations & Experience: Advisory Committee Member Lingfield College, Principal Consultant GBC Services, Senior Consultant Actrua, Senior Psychologist People Sense/Altius, Consultant Sentis, Professional Services Manager Konekt, Team Leader FSG Australia, Support Worker Mental Illness Fellowship QLD, Member of Australian Psychological Society, Member of Australian Human Resources Institute (MAHRI).

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Ross Leembruggen

AHPRA Registered Psychologist, Bachelor of Arts (Psychology – Hons), Cert IV Workplace and Business Coaching, Grad Dip Clinical Hypnosis, Doctor of Business Administration, Masters Innovation Management and Entrepreneurship, Masters Business (Distinction), Cert IV Training and Assessment.

Ross is a highly experienced Psychologist, with a far-reaching career that spans more than 23 years. He has worked in both the public and private sectors, including fields that include Sport and Recreation, Defence, Corrections and Workplace Consulting. In that time he has put in place in support, treatment and guidance for individuals, families and communities in areas that include depression, anxiety, work-related stress, PTSD, addictions, sleeping difficulties, conflict at work, relationships, financial concerns, grief, vocational guidance and parenting. His approach to care is 100% focused on those he consults with. For Ross, it’s all about being compassionate and committed, and providing high quality, evidence-based psychological services that make a difference. A fan of the outdoors, when Ross is not at his desk he’s out hiking, surfing, skiing or playing touch footy or soccer.

Affiliations & Experience: Psychologist Royal Australian Air Force, Psychologist Royal Australian Navy, Managing Director/Psychologist AusPsych, Principal Psychologist Advanced Psychology Solutions, Outdoor Education Instructor NSW Dept Sport and Recreation, Psychologist NSW Dept Corrective Services, Australian Psychological Society Member, Australian Institute of Company Directors Member, Australian Society of Hypnosis Member, Hunter Young Professionals Member, Hunter Business Chamber Member, Rotary Member.

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