Our Team

Principal Psychologist and Founder, Rachele Davis

Rachele is the Principal Psychologist and Director of Well-Balanced Minds. In addition to being a Registered Psychologist, she has also achieved a Clinical Resource Therapist qualification with the Resource Therapy Institute of Australia and is an experienced Certified Secret Agents Society (SAS) Facilitator.

Rachele graduated from the University of Wollongong in December 2014 with a Bachelor of Arts (Psychology Honors), with a major in Psychology and minor in Philosophy. Following graduation, Rachele joined Possibilities Psychological Services as Practice Assistant and Therapy Assistant for children diagnosed with Autism Spectrum Disorder. At this time, She also worked as a private tutor and provided personalised tutoring and homework support for primary school-aged children with behavioural, learning and regulation difficulties.

In April 2016, Rachele registered as a Provisional Psychologist and completed her internship program with Possibilities Psychological Services under the supervision and Mentorship of Possibilities Principal Psychologist, Chiu Lau. In 2018, Rachele completed her Provisional Psychologist internship and registered as a Psychologist.

After registration, Rachele continued working with Chiu Lau and Possibilities Psychological Services to continue to build and advance her skill set. In 2020, with the support, supervision and guidance of Chiu, Rachele founded her own Private Practice – Well-Balanced Minds.

Since registration, Rachele has developed skills working across the lifespan with children, adolescents, adults and their families. Rachele is experienced in the assessment and provision of evidence-based treatment for a range of presentations including Mood Disorders (such as Depression and Anxiety), Autism Spectrum Disorder, Attention-Deficit and Hyperactivity Disorder and learning difficulties. She is also experienced in supporting clients with stress management, resilience building, managing challenging behaviours, parenting, social and interpersonal skills training, anger management, school and bullying issues, transition to school, emotion regulation, trauma, self-harm and adjustment difficulties and has worked with clients in a variety of settings including individual, family, group, home, community and school environments.

The evidence-based modalities Rachele currently utilise include Resource Therapy, Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, Acceptance and Commitment Therapy, Motivational Interviewing, Positive Behaviour Support and Solution-Focused Therapy. She works from a strengths-based framework with a client-centred approach.

Rachele is an Associate Member of the Australian Psychological Society (APS) and is registered with the Australian Health Practitioner Regulation Agency (AHPRA). She complies with the Child Protection (Working with Children) and Other Child Protection Legislation Amendment Act 2016.

Registered Psychologist, Adiba Icho

Adiba is a Registered Psychologist with the Australian Health Practitioner Regulation Agency and holds a Bachelor of Psychology from Western Sydney University.

Adiba is a passionate clinician who enjoys working with children, adolescents and adults with various psychological presentations. These include but are not limited to Depressive disorders, Trauma, Anxiety Disorders, ADHD, Autism and related disorders, complex behavioural disorders, and intellectual disability. She utilises various evidence-based therapeutic modalities, tailored to each individual’s needs, including Cognitive Behavioural Therapies (CBT/Trauma-Focused CBT), Dialectical Behaviour Therapy (DBT), Motivational Interviewing, and Solution Focused approaches. Adiba is passionate about ongoing professional development, and has a vast interest in trauma and personality.

Adiba works across private and public sectors, and has experience in both community and centre based clinical settings. She provides both individual and group-based interventions. Adiba is passionate about early intervention and utilising creative, holistic and individually tailored approaches to treatment. She is known for her dedicated, warm, compassionate and proactive approach. Adiba holds high regard and complies with ethical standards and the Child Protection (Working with Children) and Other Child Protection Legislation Amendment Act 2016.

When not working, Adiba enjoys reading, music, and spending quality time with her family and friends.