About Us

Heidi Smith


Principal Psychologist

Australian Psychology SocietyHeidi has qualifications and experience in Psychology, Counselling and Organisational psychology.


To the workplace she brings her understanding of conflict and relationships to people management strategies, organisational development, investigation and coaching.
As a psychologist Heidi has experience in relationship counselling, trauma and post-traumatic stress disorder, anger management, depression, anxiety and obsessive compulsive disorder. Heidi is also a qualified Supervisor.
Heidi is a nationally accredited Psychologist with with the following qualifications:

  • Masters in Psychology
  • Advanced training in mediation
  • Eye-movement Desensitisation Reprocessing Therapy
  • Gottman Couple Therapy
  • Workplace Investigation


Alexandra King-Jones

Alexandra - Family Mediator
Principal Mediator 

Dispute Resolution Institute


Alexandra is a specialised family dispute resolution practitioner and mediator. Over her many years in private and government practice she has assisted hundreds of families through the mediation process.
Alexandra’s background in psychology and law helps her support families with complex family matters and inter-personal issues.
Alexandra is registered with the Attorney Generals Department and as Child Consultant. Her work as a child consultant has enabled her to work with children going through family separation and give them a voice.
As a Family Mediator at A resolution, Alexandra’s philosophy is to help people understand how things can be different and improve their parenting relationship.
Alexandra’s key services are parenting matters, property/financial matters, child consultancy and workplace matters.


terryDr Terry Olesen is a Senior Psychologist at Aresolution.

Terry is based in our Applecross office on Tuesdays and Wednesdays and brings over 16 years experience providing expertise to adolescents, individuals, families and couples in private practice and government settings.
Terry works with a range of issues including Relationship Counselling, Mood Disorders, Aging, Pain Management, Critical Incident, Interpersonal Conflict, Family Discord/Conflict, Personal Adjustment, Drug & Alcohol, Workplace Conflict, Gender Identity and Career Choice.

Primary models of therapy include Cognitive Behavioural Therapy (CBT), Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT), Psychodynamic, Exposure, and Choice Theory to address, mitigate or resolve issues.
Terry has worked as a School Psychologist at Perth’s leading Catholic schools. Major issues he has experience with include peer group adjustment, bullying/victimhood, reading/learning difficulties, student performance, classroom misbehaviour, and screening for mental health (both positive and negative).
Terry has worked as psychologist leading groups in Anxiety, Anger Management and Depression for Anglicare WA.

  • Registered Psychologist in W.A. since 1999
  • Former School Psychologist
  • Training in systemic family therapy, ACT/CBT, and other modalities
  • Professional Development via Aus. Psychological Society (14 years)
  • Evidence Based Training (Ph.D., Psychology, ECU, 2005-2012)