BarCare has a wide referral network of professionals across NSW, including psychologists, psychiatrists, career managers and bereavement counsellors.

If you require confidential assistance, contact the director of BarCare, Jenny Houen, to arrange a consultation. Members in rural and regional areas can contact Barcare for assistance in locating an appropriate specialist closer to home.

The Bar Association’s sole involvement is to fund and promote the service to ensure assistance is available to all members in need. No information is provided to the Bar Association without the express permission of the barrister.

Consultations are held in the strictest confidence.

Psychologists & social workers

Mary Arlington-Watt – Clinical Psychologist

Mary has practised as a psychologist in Sydney, Hong Kong and Singapore over the last seventeen years, working both in private practice and within the Corporate environment. She has professional training in a range of therapeutic approaches and has extensive experience in the treatment of stress, anxiety, depression, grief and loss, couple/ relationship issues and parenting. Her approach is client centred and solution focused.


Sydney CBD Suite 704 – Level 7, BMA House 135 Macquarie Street Sydney, NSW, 2000 Double Bay Suite 2 – Level 1 6 Cross Street Double Bay, NSW, 2028


0403 065 545

Louise Morrow

Louise Morrow is a Clinical Psychologist with over 20 years clinical experience. Prior to starting her private practice ten years ago Louise was the trauma and critical incident program manager for one of Australia’s largest corporate psychology service providers. Louise’s special interests include anxiety and mood disorders, adjustment to separation/divorce as well as workplace stress, particularly associated with bullying and harassment. She is experienced in conducting psychological assessments and in preparing medico-legal reports.


Suite 5, Level 10 187 Macquarie Street Sydney, NSW, 2000


0408 448 326

Susie Danos

Susie is a psychologist with specialised training and experience in loss and grief, depression, anxiety, panic disorder, drug, alcohol and gambling addiction, parenting/blended families, separation/divorce, and sex therapy. Over many years, her work with the Family Court of Australia has brought her into frequent contact with members of the legal profession.


Susie Danos 3/8 Bellevue Road Bellvue Hill, NSW, 2023 Mob: 0424 745 004


02 9389 5662

David Goldman

David is a Clinical and Forensic Psychologist and Psychotherapist. He has over 30 years’ experience in many areas including trauma and bereavement counselling, critical incident stress, corporate psychology, preventative education, treatment for high risk individuals, anxiety, depression, stress and addiction management. In the year 2001 he became a founding member of BarCare and sits on the Specialist panel of the NSW Law Society. He is also on the panel of approved psychologists and psychiatrists for the DPP and is a member of both Clinical and Forensic Colleges of the Australian Psychological Society. He has extensive knowledge as to the pressures experienced by members of the legal profession and those who work in corporate environments.


Suite 17, Edgecliff Mews 201 New South Head Road Edgecliff, NSW, 2027


02 9328 1352

Dr. Nicholas Marlowe, Ph.D

Dr. Nicholas Marlowe, Ph.D. is a member of the Clinical College of the Australian Psychological Society and a credentialed consultant to The Northside Clinic. He has been in professional practice for more than 30 years. He sees people with a range of difficulties including depression and bipolar disorder, anxiety, drug and alcohol problems as well as relationship difficulties. He draws upon short term approaches such as mindfulness, cognitive behaviour therapy (CBT) and interpersonal psychotherapy (IPT), as well as upon longer term therapies where appropriate. Dr. Marlowe continues an active research program, publishing in scientific journals and speaking at international conferences.


Suite 803, Level 8 BMA House 135 Macquarie Street Sydney, NSW, 2000


02 9252 7220

Patricia Durning

Patricia Durning is a Clinical Psychologist, specialising in depression, anxiety, stress and family/relationship issues. Her primary area of interest is in those with complex backgrounds and complex presentations. She works mainly with clients who work at an executive level such as those in the finance and law sectors and has run a practice in the city for over 10 years. Patricia sees clients on both a short and long term basis. She is a member of The Clinical College of the APS and is on the executive committee of the Australian Association of Cognitive Behaviour Therapy and has a Masters Degree in Organisational Psychology and has good understanding of both the private and corporate sectors.


Patricia Durning Suite 704, Level 7 135 Macquarie St Sydney, NSW, 2000


02 9252 1000

Gillian Marcoolyn

Gillian Marcoolyn has worked as a clinical psychologist for over twenty years. She is a member of the Clinical College of the Australian Psychological Society. She has been in private practice both in Hong Kong and Sydney for a total of fifteen years. Her special interests are in relationships, sexual therapy and anxiety disorders but she treats a wide variety of problems in her practice. She has become increasingly involved in executive coaching and mediation work more recently


Suite 5, Level 10 Park House, 187 Macquarie Street Sydney, NSW, 2000


02 9231 4180