About Us

Approach Psychology is a private psychology practice located in Gordon on Sydney’s North Shore, just 10 minutes from Chatswood and 15 minutes from Ryde or Hornsby. We have been providing quality service to clients from the local area – and beyond – for over eight years.

We offer psychological treatment for children, adolescents and adults who are experiencing a variety of emotional and behavioural difficulties and would like help in finding solutions to these challenges.


At Approach Psychology, we pride ourselves on individualising therapy and use soundly researched treatment methods, tailored to suit each client’s particular needs. We provide a safe, comfortable and professional environment where clients work alongside their psychologist towards enhanced wellbeing and personal fulfillment.

Please read more about our team of warm, professional Clinicians below by clicking on the “Read More About…” buttons.

Donna Sobanski, Clinical Psychologist

Donna is a Clinical Psychologist who works with children, adolescents, adults and parents. Donna is available for appointments on Mondays, Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Thursdays.

Tom Butterworth, Clinical Psychologist

Tom is a Clinical Psychologist who works with children, adolescents and parents. Tom is available for appointments on Wednesdays. 

Sara Scott, Clinical Psychology Registrar

Clinical Psychology Registrar Sara works with children, adolescents, adults and parents, with available appointments on Mondays, Tuesdays and Thursdays.

Our Reception Staff

Annabelle and Katarina are our friendly receptionists and the first point of contact for clients. Both have undergraduate psychology degrees, while Katarina has additionally completed her Honors degree and is currently studying her Masters in Clinical Psychology. Both of our receptionists have a thorough understanding of our Practice and are happy to answer any questions you might have. They are available by phone or email to make or change appointments. 



(0478) 763 163

Suite 1, Level 2 (top of stairs)
793-795 Pacific Highway