Your support team

Principal Psychologist

Shannon Barton

MPsy(Org),BPsySc, Cert IV Correctional Practice

Shannon Barton is a Brisbane based registered psychologist and accredited correctional services officer, with specific training in psychological/psychometric assessments, Cognitive Behavioural Therapy (CBT), Motivational Interviewing (MI) and Alcohol and Other Drugs (AOD) intervention and counselling.

Shannon works with people experiencing multiple and complex needs, including emotional wellbeing, stress, anxiety, depression, work/life balance, and concerns relating to drugs and alcohol, particularly in young adults and those exposed to the Criminal Justice System.

Shannon has worked in a variety of settings in Australia and the United Kingdom including custodial centres, not for profit mental health care services, the Department of Justice and Attorney General, Corrective Services and with voluntary early intervention programs through a number of magistrates’ courts.


Leah Hague

MOrgPsych MAPS

Leah Hague is a Gold Coast based registered psychologist with training in various psychological/psychometric assessments, Cognitive Behavioural Therapy (CBT-E), Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT), Trauma-Informed Care, and Attachment-Based Therapy. Leah is informed by positive psychology in taking a strengths-based and solution-focussed approach.

Leah provides support to people experiencing stress, anxiety, depression, work-related problems, concerns relating to relationships, eating disorders and a range of other issues.

Leah has worked in public, private, and not for profit settings with individuals of all ages. Leah specialises in behaviour change, cultivating personal and professional wellbeing, and developing resilience and a positive outlook. Leah is also in the final stages of a PhD researching the link between nature contact and engagement with the natural environment and mental health and wellbeing