BSc, BAppSci (Psych) (Hons), MPsych (Clinical)
ABOUT MEI am a registered psychologist with a Masters of Clinical Psychology from the Australian Catholic University.
I have experience in providing psychological assessment and intervention to children, adults, and older adults with mental health difficulties in residential care, community, and tertiary mental health settings. I have worked therapeutically with clients with a range of mental health difficulties including: depression, anxiety, trauma, and personality disorders, as well as with individuals experiencing physical health difficulties, and neurocognitive disorders.
I also have a special interest in supporting the mental health and wellbeing of older adults, and currently work within a diverse team of researchers on front-line international research in Healthy Ageing, Dementia, Alzheimer’s and Huntington’s disease.
HOW I WILL WORK WITH YOUMy therapeutic style is client-focused, collaborative, and empathic. I aim to create an environment where my clients feel supported, and seek to provide the highest quality of care and achieve best possible outcomes for all of my clients using individually-tailored treatment approaches underpinned by evidence-based practice.
MY KEY SKILLS
- Anxiety disorders
- Depression and mood disorders
- Stress management
- Study-related issues: exam stress, motivation and procrastination
- Mental health in older adults
MY THERAPEUTIC APPROACHES
- Cognitive Behavioural Therapy (CBT)
- Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT)
- Reminiscence Therapy