At Riverlands Therapy Services we pride ourselves on our highly skilled and personable team of therapists, with expertise covering all age groups and a wide range of psychological specialities. We offer treatment for all presenting psychological needs, and cognitive, developmental and behavioural assessments for all ages. Our team can assist with referrals via Medicare, Workers Compensation, Victims of Crime, Employee Assistance Programs (EAP’s), NDIS, Private Health Cover.

Please review our team member profiles below and feel free to ask one of our friendly reception staff for more guidance on selecting the right therapist for your needs.

Meet Our Team

Ken Ferris

Ken Ferris - Clinical Director

Clinical Psychologist
Educational & Developmental Psychologist

Ken works from –
Blaxland on Monday & Thursday
Penrith on Tuesday & Wednesday

Ken has over ten years’ experience working with children, adults, families and couples, across Government and Private settings, having provided therapy, assessment and educational services.

Ken incorporates Attachment and Schematic approaches, and works proficiently with presentations of Anxiety, Depression, Trauma, Behaviour Management, and workplace conflict among others.

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Renee Ferris

Renee Ferris - Director

Registered Psychologist

Renee works from –
Penrith on Monday & Thursday
Blaxland on Tuesday & Friday

Renee has over ten years’ experience in private practice, working with clients across the age range. Today, Renee focuses her therapeutic practice and professional development on general adult mental health, trauma and attachment difficulties.

She works with clients with an insightful and analytical approach towards a more informed and ultimately healthier concept of self.

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Samantha Sach

Samantha Sach

Clinical Psychologist

Samantha works from – 
Blaxland on Wednesday & Friday
Penrith on Thursdays

Samantha has over ten years’ experience working as a School Counsellor. At Riverlands, Samantha works with children from age 11, adolescents and adults, including people with mild to moderate intellectual disabilities.  She works with a broad range of concerns including depression, anxiety, self-harm, grief, and low self-esteem.  She is a Board-approved secondary supervisor for provisional psychologists.

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Flora Suh (Dr.)

Flora Suh (Dr.)

Clinical Psychologist – NO NEW CLIENTS

Flora is currently on leave

Flora is an experienced and highly qualified clinical psychologist who is passionate about helping her clients find meaning amongst suffering, direction in life, and discovering their irreplaceable intrinsic value.

She completed her Doctor of Psychology in Clinical Psychology & Clinical Neuropsychology at the University of Queensland, and has also studied in NZ and the USA. Flora offers psychological assessment and treatment for clients across all ages (children to older adults).

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Arshia Razavizadeh

Arshia Razavizadeh

Registered Psychologist

(also available for Cognitive and Adaptive assessments)

Arshia is available in Penrith on Monday, Thursday evenings, Friday & Saturday

Arshia, is a registered psychologist who has extensive experience working alongside individuals with complex needs and their families. Arshia has worked with people from diverse cultural backgrounds and different age groups, from adolescents through to geriatrics.
Using a person-centred approach he has worked with clients who have presented with a variety of genetic, neurodevelopment, neurodegenerative, psychiatric and behavioural challenges.

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Debbie Robinson

Debbie Robinson

Registered Psychologist

Deb is available on Mondays, Tuesdays and Fridays and on Wednesday afternoons in our Blaxland rooms

Debbie is a Registered Psychologist, having worked as a School Counsellor for the past decade, including a Counsellor Exchange experience in Vancouver, Canada. With a genuine interest in people’s stories, Debbie is conscious of how life experiences have shaped unique individuals, and enjoys working alongside the client throughout their therapeutic journey.

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