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Bradley Jones MAPS
Forensic Psychologist
B.Psych (Hons), M. Psych (Forensic)
Our Principal Psychologist, Bradley Jones, is endorsed by the Psychology Board of Australia as a Forensic Psychologist. He has completed a Bachelor of Psychology (Hons), a Masters of Psychology (Forensic) and has more than 34 years in the law enforcement and criminal justice system. Brad has experience in the law enforcement settings of the NSW Police Force and NSW Local Government and in non law enforcement employment.
In 2011 Brad entered private practice as the owner of Stephens & Bradley Forensic & Clinical Psychological Services.The combination of Brad's prior employment and his studies has given him extensive experience in the areas of law enforcement and it's inherent triggers for depression, anxiety and Posttraumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD); victims of crime and its many debilitating psychological and physical impacts; the motivations and causes of criminal offending behaviour and its legal implications; and offender incarceration and rehabilitation.  He has a unique combination of life experience and university education that result in a down to earth, pragmatic and direct manner that many people find refereshing, honest and down to earth.  
Bradley Jones Forensic Psychologist
Brad is well acquainted in giving evidence and undergoing cross examination in the NSW Local, District, and Supreme Courts along with the NSW Coroners Court. Additionally the NSW Supreme Court in 2019 affirmed Brad's qualifications and expertise to diagnose mental health conditions.
Given the many complexities of therapy, and with the many 'discoveries' in forensic and clinical psychological research, Brad endeavours to keep up to date with current research.
Brad is a member of the Australian Psychological Society (APS),  Associate (Member) of the APS College of Forensic Psychologists, the Australian and New Zealand Association of Psychiatry, Psychology and Law (ANZAPPL), the Australian and New Zealand Association for the Treatment of Sexual Abuse (ANZATSA), the International Academy of Investigative Psychologists (IAIP), and the Society for Police and Criminal Psychology (SPCP).

Brad can be contacted at b.jones@stephensbradley.com.au


Sarah Van De Velde Psychologist
Sarah Van De Velde
Psychologist
B.A (Social Science) Grad Dip (Psych) PG Dip (Psych) M.Psych (Forensic)


Sarah Van De Velde has a life prior to psychology, not having gone into psychological studies directly after school. Consequently she has life experience that is not measurable in the ‘book work’ of educational environs. Prior to psychology Sarah worked in project management of hospital construction in Perth and Melbourne developing skills in timely delivery of service of projects.
Sarah later completed her post graduate studies in psychology including a Master Degree in Forensic Psychology at the University of New South Wales. Additionally Sarah has ‘hands on’ experience in providing treatment, care and support to individuals tha ejxperience intellectual disability.
During her postgraduate studies Sarah provided individual and group treatment services and programs to forensic clients with a range of issues including substance abuse and mental illness and who have committed a range of offences, including sexual and violent offences. She also provided assessments and developed treatment plans for forensic clients, and has training in risk assessments for sexual and violent reoffending.
Sarah can be contacted at sarah@stephensbradley.com.au

Taylah Mulcahy
Practice Manager
B. Psych Science (Criminology)


Taylah is the Stephens & Bradley practice manager. She joined Stephens & Bradley in June, 2018 as an adminstration officer and with continued growth of the business she became the Wollongong office co-ordinator before securing her current role as our Practice Manager.

Taylah has completed a Bachelor of Psychological Science, minoring in Criminology, at the University of Wollongong and is currently completing a Graduate Diploma of Psychology (Advanced) at Monash University. She aims to complete post graduate (PhD or Masters) studies and become a registered Forensic psychologist.

Taylah can be contacted at taylah@stephensbradley.com.au
Taylah Mulcahy

Emma Jennings
Emma Jennings
Sydney Office Co-ordinator
B. Psych Science (Criminology)

Emma joined Stephens & Bradley in February, 2019 to help manage the increasing foot print of the Company. Emma also completed a Bachelor of Psychological Science, minoring in Criminology, at the University of Wollongong, and is currently completing a Masters of Social Work.
Emma intends to work with juveniles and adolescents caught in the cycle of difficult home lives that result in adolescent offending. She hopes that her studies and experience at Stephens & Bradley will provide her beneficial skills in providing early intervention to adolescents and reduce the risk of recidivism.

Emma can be contacted at emma@stephensbradley.com.au

Samantha Walters
Administration Officer
B. Psych (Hons) (Current)

Samantha joined the Stephens & Bradley practice in December, 2019. She provides the practice with continuing administraive support associated with her psychological studies. Samantha is currently in her third year of a Bachelor of Psychology (Honours) degree and has the desire to complete a Masters of Forensic Psychology.

Sam works 'behind the scenes' but is available to assist in the front line adminstration when required.


"Good people can do bad things"
"We are more than just our behaviours."
"We teach people how to treat us."
"The mouse can eat the elephant, it just may take a while."
Sydney
Suite 28, Level 5
193 Macquarie Street,
Sydney NSW 2000
(Opposite NSW Parliament House)

Tel:  +61 2 8667 3206
Fax: +61 2 8078 6002
 
Stephens & Bradley
Sydney
Suite 28, Level 5
193 Macquarie Street
Sydney NSW 2000
(Opposite NSW Parliament House)

Tel:  +61 2 8667 3206
Fax: +61 2 8078 6002
 
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Wollongong
Suite 14, Level 1
39 Market Street
Wollongong NSW 2500
(Next to Wollongong Court House)

Tel:  +61 2 4254 1026
Fax: +61 2 8078 6002
 
Wollongong
Suite 14, Level 1
39 Market Street
Wollongong NSW 2500
(Next to Wollongong Court House)

Tel:  +61 2 4254 1026
Fax: +61 2 8078 6002
 
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