Clinical Psychologists have postgraduate or doctoral level qualifications in clinical psychology equating to a minimum of 6 years of University training. They hold both general registration as a Psychologist in addition to an endorsement in Clinical Psychology. Clinical Psychologists have specialist training in the assessment, diagnosis and management of people experiencing mental health problems.
Both Aine and Christie are experienced clinical psychologists whose practices are based on principles of professionalism, privacy, and compassion. They provide evidence based interventions for people experiencing a range of difficulties including:
- anxiety (including obsessive compulsive disorder, social anxiety, phobias, panic disorder, post traumatic stress disorder, generalised anxiety disorder)
- sleep problems
- grief and bereavement
- sexual and relationship difficulties
- adjustments difficulties (e.g., health, relational, parenting etc)
- stress arising from life transitions
Referrals of individuals – both adolescents and adults – can be made directly or after seeing a GP who may complete a GP Mental Health Treatment Plan. Referrals from psychiatrists and paediatricians may also be made. A partial reimbursement of session fees may be available from Medicare or private health funds.