Our Profiles

Ms Freya Hinrichsen
Executive Director

B.A. (Psych), B.Bus. (Marketing), Postgrad Dip App Psych., M.Psych.

Freya Hinrichsen has worked as a psychologist for over fifteen years.

As a hands-on practitioner Freya has experience working with long term unemployed, assessment, reports, and providing short term Focussed Solution therapy.  Freya in committed to psycho-education and its power to enhance lives and people’s direction.

Freya Hinrichsen had been a committee member of her local APS branch, a facilitator for MHPN, and is currently Executive Director of Australian Health Assist.

Ms Marisa Abate
Executive Director

B.A., B.S.W., B.Ltt., Grad.Dip.Ed.Psych., M.C.A.T.

Marisa Abate has provided professional counselling, training, supervision and management services within the welfare, education and private sectors for the past twenty years.

She is strength-based, solution focussed and creative in her approach with clients. Marisa enjoys the challenge of working with people of different ages and cultural backgrounds at both an individual and group level.

She is currently Executive Director of Australian Health Assist and is committed to empowering people to move forward in all aspects of their lives.