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Our Team

Meagan Chippendale

Gino Carrafa

Senior Psychologist and
Managing Director of D’Accord

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Meagan Chippendale

Office Manager

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Jo Burrows

National Client Services Manager

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Jo Burrows
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Joanne Burrows
National Client Services Manager

Joanne has been in customer service for 7 years, which has equipped her with a sense of professionalism that leaves each and every client feeling reassured and well looked after. Complementing her professionalism is her bright and bubbly personality, which sees Joanne going above and beyond to ensure D’Accord are providing the best possible customer service. Joanne is continually looking to expand our company and is always recruiting new associates, which means there are more options for clients nationwide. Joanne makes D’Accord a welcoming and enjoyable workplace. Joanne accredited mental health first aider.

Tara Otto
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Tara Otto
National Support Manager

Tara has been working in customer service for 11 years and has a Bachelor of Arts. She has an excellent phone manner and is accustomed to working under pressure to tight deadlines, whilst maintaining a courteous and friendly manner. She manages our intake team and ensures employees are well supported throughout their EAP experience. Tara is able to assess urgency and often arranges immediate telephone counselling and same day on-site debriefing. She has recently taken on a training role with D’Accord’s newer staff members, as well as assisting with tender writing and strengthening client relations. Tara is an accredited mental health first aider. 

Jaeme Opie
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Jaeme Opie
Intake officer

With a Bachelor of Arts, majoring in Psychology and Communication, Jaeme is highly driven to use her skills and experience to assist employees through the EAP intake process. Confident in supporting a person in a time of crisis, Jaeme draws on her non-judgmental regard and respect for confidentiality in order to connect employees with our clinicians. Level-headed and understanding in times of stress, Jaeme can arrange immediate telephone counselling and same day on-site visits. Jaeme also volunteers at lifeline and is an accredited mental health first aider. 

Monique Gilbert
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Monique Gilbert
Onsite Resources Coordinator

Monique is currently undertaking a Bachelor of Social Science, Majoring in Behavioural Studies. Her previous background in the mining and construction sector also puts her in good stead with our clients who come from a similar background. Monique is well equipped to working under pressure whilst maintaining a calm demeanour, which leaves employees feeling well supported through their EAP experience. She has recently transitioned to leading the resourcing of all onsite trauma responses and facilitating other onsite services across the business. Monique is an accredited mental health first aider.