Our Team

Dr Christine Salisbury

MA, Dip Clin Pscyh, Dr.PH. FCCLP MAPS

Founder of Kids Inc

Dr Salisbury is a Clinical Psychologist and Doctor of Public Health with 25 years experience in Child and Family Psychological Treatment and assessment. Dr Salisbury has worked in Acute Mental Health settings, child and family services and she is a trained family therapist.

Dr Salisbury has been awarded expert status in the diagnosis of Autistic Spectrum Disorder, by the Australian Psychological Society. Dr Salisbury utilizes the ADOS and ADIR which are the recognized gold standard assessment tools.

Dr Salisbury provides treatment for Autistic Spectrum Disorders.

Dr Salisbury is available to provide treatment for all members of the family

Kids Incorporated will work with your child’s Pre School or school to complete a comprehensive assessment and provide a treatment program.

Our Administration Stars

Aishlinn Carter & Nicholas Salisbury

Aishlinn has been with Kids Inc for 3 years and she has previously worked in administration in the health service – her warm and friendly manner and her desire to assist you will ensure the office process is as smooth as possible. Aishlinn is a talented artist and she is offering art classes for children.

Nicholas has worked in hotel reception and administration in London, Holland, South Africa, New Zealand and Australia. He will help you engage with our practice and follow up on any concerns you may have. Nicholas is our yoga teacher and he has been with the practice since it opened in 2010.

Milka Gagic

Clinical Psychologist

BA Psych P.G. Dip Psych, M. Psych (Clinical) MAPS, MCCP – (AHPRA)

Milka Gagic is a registered Clinical Psychologist (AHPRA) and a member of APS Clinical College of Psychologists. She has extensive experience in assessment and treatment of a range of psychological disorders and mental health issues, and works with children, adolescents, and adults. Milka speaks Serbian, Croatian and Bosnian.

Milka provides the following services:

  • Cognitive assessment
  • Behaviour assessment and management
  • Self-harm management (adolescents)
  • Depression and Bipolar Mood Disorder
  • Anxiety disorders

Specialising in:

  • Cognitive Behaviour Therapy
  • Interpersonal Psychotherapy
  • 1-2-3 Emotion Coaching

Sarah Hazell

Sarah Hazell is a registered psychologist at Kids Inc. She completed a Bachelor of Psychology with honours degree at Griffith University. Sarah has significant experience working with young people and their families and is dedicated to helping people experiencing a range of psychological issues such as anxiety and mood disorders, interpersonal, learning and behavioural disorders, exam stress and adjustment difficulties.

Sarah has a passion for working with children on the Autism Spectrum and has complemented her degree with a Social Psychology & Autism Spectrum Disorder certificate from Cambridge University in the UK and a graduate certificate of Autism Studies at Griffith University. She is also currently completing a post-graduate research PHD regarding the Social Aspects of Autism at Griffith University.

Sarah finds that a holistic, collaborative care approach produces the most successful outcomes for your child, and she employs various evidence-based psychological techniques such as Cognitive Behavioural Therapy, client-centred and solution focused therapy, mindfulness-based and play therapy interventions.

Sarah is registered with the Australian Health Practitioner Regulation Agency (AHPRA).

Sarah looks forward to assisting you in developing positive and caring relationships with your children.

Emma Cooper

Emma Cooper is a Clinical Psychologist in private practice. She holds a Bachelor of Science with first class honours, and a master’s degree in clinical psychology.

Emma works with children, adolescents, and adults on a range of issues, such as, anxiety, mood disorders, trauma, relationship difficulties, stress and adjustment, learning and behavioural difficulties in children, school and work-related issues, and vocational/career counselling. Emma uses a range of evidence-based therapy styles to suit each individual client, including Cognitive Behaviour Therapy (CBT), mindfulness-based therapies such as Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT), play therapies, and Solution-Focused Therapy (SFT).

With over 20 years of experience working with children, families, and young people, Emma has a broad range of knowledge and skills to draw on. She has worked as a classroom teacher, playgroup coordinator, life coach, TAFE careers counsellor, school counsellor, and psychologist. Emma draws on her experience in these fields to provide effective psychological strategies to address child and family issues, for both home and school.

Emma’s research interests lie in the field of Transpersonal Psychology. She has presented at an international conference and published an article. Emma draws on transpersonal and transformational perspectives in her work with adult clients, exploring the bigger-picture life questions such as purpose, values, and vision.