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Qualifications

Bachelor of Arts (Psychology & Education), Grad Dip in Science (Psychology), Master of Psychology

Memberships

  • Registered Psychologist with the Psychology Board of Australia - Australian Health Practitioner Regulation Agency (AHPRA - http://www.ahpra.gov.au/ ).

  • First registered as a Psychologist in 2002

  • Australian Psychological Society

  • Association for Contextual Behavioural Science

Work History

  • 8.5 years working in public health (clinical and health domains)

  • Private practice since 2010, including 3 years as a contract worker at headspace

Psychological Approaches

  • Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT)

  • Behavioural Activation

  • Cognitive Behaviour Therapy (broadly; the first two are types of CBT)

Areas of Interest:

  • well-being

  • anxiety disorders: social anxiety, constant worry, panic, phobias (heights, tunnels, water, animals, enclosed spaces, etc)

  • Obsessive compulsive disorder & Post Traumatic Stress Disorder

  • mood disorders - e.g. depression

  • personality disorders

  • sport psychology

  • exercise and performance psychology

  • group therapy

  • healthy living - weight management, chronic disease management

  • stress management

  • meditation and mindfulness interventions