Clinical Psychological Treatment
Clinical psychological treatment consists of assessment, diagnosis and treatment of range of psychological difficulties. Depending on the presenting issue, the use of schema therapy focused treatment, cognitive-behavioural therapy or supportive psychological therapy will be discussed and agreed upon.
The types of psychological problems that can be treated include:
Complex trauma related problems
For individuals who have an assessed psychological disorder as determined by their GP or Psychiatrist, Medicare assistance is available through the Better Access to Mental Health care initiative. This provides six sessions of clinical psychological treatment. Another four sessions can be accessed following review by your GP or Psychiatrist. Below is a link for more detailed information about this scheme.
Confidential & Collaborative
Psychological treatment is a confidential process. The environment aims to allow the individual a space to discuss, confront and dealing with life's difficulties in a safe, secure and collaborative place. The work we undertake is done together, through the assessment, discussion of treatment approach to how to handle moving on at the conclusion.
Each situation that a person finds themselves in is completely different, so working together and establishing a realistic timeline for treatment is a collaborative process. Understanding the blind spots, the patterns and the issues getting in the way of living a fulfilling life is done in partnership, in a confidential and safe environment.
Practicing Clinical Psychologists need ongoing supervision and support for the, at times, difficult work we undertake.
I provide clinical supervision for: