Who We Are

Jessica O'Garr
I am a clinical psychologist. I specialise in working with people who have experienced trauma.

Dr Al Griskaitis      

I'm a general adult psychiatrist. I mostly work with depression, anxiety disorders and occupational PTSD.

Why We're Here

Our Mission 

To simplify the mess of mental health.


Our Vision

Bringing quality created and curated content to everyone

with the aim of alleviating psychological distress.


Our Values

Actionable - Skilful - Knowledgeable


The information provided by The Psych Collective is for general informational purposes only. The use of our created or curated content is at the user’s own risk. No patient-clinician relationship is formed. Please consult your own treating health professional for advice on how to apply or implement this information to suit your personal needs. 


While both Jess and Al work at South Coast Private Hospital, this website and associated materials are in no way associated with South Coast Private or Healthecare Australia.

Neither Jess nor Al have any financial interests in services or products mentioned. 

Need Help Now?

The Psych Collective does not provide any crisis support. 

If you are in crisis, please contact a service in your country. 


If you are in an emergency, call 000

Lifeline: 13 11 14


Suicide Prevention Hotline: 1-833-456-4566

Kids Helpline (under 20s): 1-800-668-6868


AASRA: +91-22-2754-6669

United Kingdom

Samaritans: 116 123

United States

National Suicide Prevention Lifeline: 1-800-273-TALK (8255)

Need More?

Check out Befrienders.org for a list of international helplines

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