Our Team

Please be advised this is for illustrative purposes only as this does not display our full roster of therapists.

We contract clinical and general psychologists as well as accredited mental health social workers (MHSW).

All of our therapists provide approved psychological focus strategies.

We typically assign the first available therapist and patients have the flexibility to change therapists throughout their treatment.
Matthew Dara

Matthew Dara

Founder, Managing Director

Matthew has a Bachelor of Psychological Science from Griffith University and Biomedical Science from Bond University. Gateway Home Psychology Service is the product of an aim to provide quality qualified mental health management and treatment without cost to the general public. He believes mental health treatment is necessary for people of all walks of life, especially the most vulnerable. Matthew provides primarily an administrative role to our service.


Gregory Moore


Gregory Moore graduated as a mature aged Mental Health Social Worker in 2002 at the University of South Australia. After graduation he worked closely with people in aged care and also people with brain injuries. Since 2005, Gregory has worked as a Social worker in a private practice. He specializes in:– Relationship Counselling– Anger Management– Men’s Health– Group Work


Jill Kidd


Jill specialises in:– Providing therapy to children and their families – Community work experience in networking, developing programs to assist those who are disadvantaged either mentally, socially and/or physically – Networking with other related providers and agencies, in partnership, to develop and enhance early detention/intervention strategies and community development programs, resources and information focused on the health and well-being of young people and their families

Luke Fullagar

Registered Psychologist – All Ages

Luke is a registered Psychologist, providing psychological therapy to both adolescents and adults. He has experience with a range of presentations including depression, anxiety, adjustment issues, acute stress and PTSD. He also works supporting clients with developmental trauma, relationship challenges, personality concerns, men’s issues, workplace issues and injuries, and transitions.

Luke has a strong interest in research and therapy that focuses on parenting relationships. Luke is currently available to see clients under Medicare, Private Health insurance, Work Cover, NDIS and Open Arms

Keely Van Order

Psychologist, All ages.

Keely is a Registered Psychologist who has also worked for 10 years as a university and professional course instructor. She has worked with a range of clients from adolescents and young adults to seniors in a variety of settings in achieving their therapeutic goals. She utilises a range of approaches including CBT, ACT, and Solution Focused Brief Therapy.

Keely has an empathic and warm approach to supporting people achieve their goals, and takes a client-centered, evidence based, cognitive approach in therapy and intervention. She completed her Bachelor of Psychological Science (Honours) at the Florey Institute of Neuroscience, and then completed her two masters degrees concurrently, Master of Professional Psychology, ISN Psychology and Master of Clinical Research (Neuroscience), University of Melbourne, Faculty of Medicine.


Ethan Solommon

Registered Psychologist

Hi, I'm Ethan, an open-minded Registered Psychologist with a passion for supporting people in navigating life's experiences; supporting them to live a life that is fulfilling. I have experience working with various mental health conditions and challenging life events, such as depression, anxiety, stress, trauma and PTSD, identity exploration, and grief. I utilise Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT), Cognitive Behavioural Therapy (CBT), and other evidence-based therapies to support my clients. I look forward to working with you and supporting you to work towards your therapeutic goals

Urwa Asghar

Registered Psychologist

Urwa is AHPRA registered psychologist who has completed a Bachelor of Psychology (Hons) and a Master of Clinical and counselling Psychology. Urwa has experience working with adults and is committed to helping individuals navigate their mental well-being journey. She has worked with individuals presenting with a range of issues including anxiety, depression, insomnia, chronic pain, intellectual disability, substance use and adjustment issues. Urwa has experience working with Workers compensation client and is SIRA approved. Urwa also has worked in an occupational rehabilitation previously.

Urwa strongly believes that rapport is necessary in achieving results in therapy and strikes to deliver therapeutic interventions in a caring, non-judgemental and empathic way to help clients feel safe and supported. She utilises evidence-based treatment, including Cognitive Behavioural Therapy, Compassion focused Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, Solution focused Therapy, interpersonal therapy, Mindfulness-Based Therapy, Motivational Interviewing and Acceptance Commitment Therapy.

Urwa is committed to a person-centred approach and tailors her therapy techniques to best suit the client’s needs, including culture, language, beliefs, communication style and life.

Additional Languages Spoken: Urdu/Hindi, Punjabi

Laura Gomez

Registered Psychologist

Laura is a registered general psychologist with over 20 years of experience in supporting adults of all ages, children and families. Kind, friendly and respectful, Laura offers a down-to-earth and empathetic approach, incorporating strategies of cognitive behaviour therapy, acceptance and commitment therapy, solution-focused therapy, positive psychology and mindfulness.

She has worked in a broad range of settings, supporting those experiencing anxiety, sleep difficulties or feelings of being 'stuck' or needing change, health and lifestyle obstacles, stresses connected to finances, parenting, behavioural issues, work/life balance, workplace injuries, loneliness, depression, chronic pain, grief and defence veteran life transitions. Outside of her practice, Laura loves to spend time with her husband, three kids and dog, enjoying the outdoors and watching lots of sports.

Shane Jackson

MHSW, ages 16+

Shane is an Accredited Mental Health Social Worker, with over seven years experience, in the public and community sectors. Shane has worked in both clinical and management roles, and currently engages in private counselling practice, university teaching and research. With a humanistic foundation, Shane utilises evidence-based interventions, in a tailored approach to the client needs. Shane prefers a conversational and relaxed style to counselling, providing space for clients to explore situational, physical health, and contextual factors impacting their mental wellbeing. Along with experience in the assessment and treatment of major mental health disorders, Shane has a special interest in working with LGBTIQA+ individuals and individuals experiencing interpersonal violence.


Cindy Wong

General Psychologist

Cindy is a registered psychologist with AHPRA. She has previously worked in different settings including private clinic, non-for-profit organisation, WAPHA aged care program and across public schools. Cindy possesses a warm, empathic, and compassionate therapeutic treatment approach. She strives to develop genuine and collaborative relationships with clients, and to empower clients to work towards values-aligned goals. Cindy has a passion in working with adolescents, adults, and children to improve their mental health. Cindy has an interest in depression, stress, anxiety, self-esteem issues, mood disturbance, early psychosis symptoms, trauma and PTSD, cognitive impairment, Autism Spectrum Disorder, and ADHD.

Margaret Douglas

General Psychologist

Margaret graduated from Griffith University in 2002 with a Bachelorof Behavioural Science; Bachelor of Psychology (Honours) &Graduate Diploma of Counselling. She has worked in communityagencies, non for profit agencies, Government departments and alsoa Private Practice. Her interests are as follows:– Alcohol and Drug abuse– Couples Counselling– Positive Psychology– Grief and Loss– Relationships– Mindfulness– Self-esteem– Depression– Anxiety– Trauma

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Louise Ilufi

General Psychologist

Louise Ilufi completed her Bachelor of Education (Secondary: Humanities) & Bachelor of Arts (Psychology Honours) from the University of Sydney in 2009. She has been a registered psychologist with AHPRA since 2014. In that time frame she has worked in public and independent schools (K-12), in private practice working with adults. When engaging in therapy with Louise you can always expect professionalism, kindness, respect, honesty, friendliness and empathy. Louise's practice centres around individualising Cognitive Behaviour Therapy & Acceptance and Commitment Therapy blended with a positive psychology and and neurodivergent affirming approach. Outside of her professional work Louise is a very family orientated person choosing to spend time with her family and enjoys all sports and the theatre.