Team

Professional and Experienced Addiction Counsellors

Team

The Team at The Cabin Sydney is comprised of a highly skilled and credentialed team of addiction experts with years of experience treating the disease of addiction. Many of the staff are in recovery themselves so they understand first-hand the nature of the disease and how it is best treated. To learn more about our key staff, please follow the links below:

 

Get Help Now



Joshua Rosenthal – Clinical Manager

Joshua is a highly trained and experienced counsellor in the field of addictions and mental health treatment. He has completed a graduate diploma of Psychotherapy and Counselling along with a diploma in Community Welfare. He also has mental health and human resource qualifications. Joshua has worked on the front line of addiction treatment in Sydney for over 12 years in residential rehabilitation centres, sober house, family support and outpatient programs.
He has been working at The Cabin since the opening of the Sydney IOP (Intensive Outpatient Program) in 2015, and facilitates clinical assessments, psycho educational and process groups, individual and couples counselling for clients and their family members as well as therapeutic interventions.
Josh has extensive experience and training in individual and group work where he is extremely passionate in assisting people experiencing addictions and their families by providing support, experience and knowledge to individuals who are willing to make the necessary changes to heal and recover from their addictions. Joshua promotes a holistic approach in treating people with addictions which incorporate cognitive behavioural therapy, emotional intelligence, 12-step, mindfulness and the principles of established recovery communities.

 

Back to top




Joshua Rosenthal

Joshua Rosenthal

Clinical Manager


 



Charlene Tan – Primary Therapist

Charlene has several years of experience working in the Mental Health and Addictions field, she has been working with The Cabin Australia since 2015. Charlene has completed a Diploma in Counselling and Communications followed by a Bachelor of Counselling and is currently completing the Post Grad Clinical Training in Contemporary Gestalt Therapy. Charlene is a Clinical Member of the Psychotherapy and Counselling Federation of Australia (PACFA) and is able to facilitate rebates from Medibank Private and Bupa Insurance companies.

Charlene has been trained in addictions in a hospital setting working in a multidisciplinary team treating inpatients and outpatients. She has experience working with individuals who struggle with substance and process addictions, trauma, depression, anxiety, grief and loss, relationship issues, co-dependency and family dynamics, communication skills, emotional regulation, and planning interventions with family members.

Charlene is passionate about creating a safe therapeutic relationship and environment to facilitate awareness and growth towards positive change and therapeutic goals. She believes in a holistic approach to therapy focusing on the mental, physical, emotional and spiritual aspects of the human condition.

Some of her methods include Cognitive Behavioural Therapy, Dialectical Behavioural Therapy, Gestalt Therapy and Mindfulness Techniques. Charlene’s role at The Cabin Australia includes running individual counselling sessions, couples and family counselling sessions, psychoeducational group sessions and process group sessions.

Back to top




Charlene Tan

Charlene Tan

Primary Therapist




Carol Marando – Primary Therapist

Carol Marando is a Sydney born counsellor and psychotherapist. She is currently working towards a Masters of Science in Medicine (Psychotherapy) at Sydney University, specialising in working with complex trauma and personality disorder. She received a Bachelor of Counselling from the Australian College of Applied Psychology, and has previously trained and worked as a counsellor for Lifeline.

Carol completed a 9-month internship at the drug and alcohol unit at Wesley Private Hospital, Sydney. Carol has worked at the Cabin for 3 years and her role includes individual counselling and psychodynamic therapy with people suffering from addiction, working with families and individual family members and running a mindfulness/meditation group.

When not at work Carol, who was previously a professional artist, creates hand painted ceramics, and is passionate about growing plants and using them to create beautiful outdoor spaces for contemplation.

Back to top




Carol Marando

Carol Marando

Primary Therapist




Xanthe Katsouras – Primary Therapist

Xanthe is a qualified and therapist who has a BA/PGDip in Psychology and is presently completing her Masters in Counselling & Psychotherapy. She has worked in various roles in the Mental Health field including Mental Health & Adolescent Health Program Officer and as a Holistic Coach. 

She is passionate and enthusiastic in supporting people with Addiction issues and co-occurring Mental Health, in their recovery journey, here at The Cabin. Xanthe currently runs a number of groups at The Cabin as well as Individual Counselling, which includes specialising in Codependence and Love Addiction.

In her spare time she enjoys the beach, the arts, and living a spiritually embodied life.

Back to top




Xanthe Katsouras

Xanthe Katsouras

Primary Therapist




Dan Martin – Psychologist

Dan is a Psychologist with over 20 years of experience in the field. He has a Master of Science Degree in Psychology. He holds numerous professional credentials in the USA, Singapore and Australia. He has experience working in residential, inpatient and outpatient substance abuse and mental health programs.

Dan offers individual, couples and family sessions at The Cabin.  He has expertise helping clients who have a dual diagnosis.  He uses an eclectic theoretical approach when helping clients by drawing from several different approaches to tailor fit a plan to the individual. Dan has a relaxed and approachable demeanor that clients often find comforting & helps them feel at ease while dealing with difficult issues.

You may be eligible to receive a rebate towards psychological services from your private health fund. Many plans cover psychological services. You may also be eligible for a Medicare rebate for sessions with a referral from your GP or Psychiatrist.

Back to top




Dan Martin

Dan Martin

Psychologist


 

Back to Top