Therapy for Individuals, Couples and Families in Ormeau and Sunnybank

I am qualified and experienced in therapy for a range of mental health and psychological conditions.

 

Learn more about my services at Enhancing Lives in Ormeau and Sunnybank.

Therapy for Individuals, Couples and Families in Ormeau and Sunnybank

I am qualified and experienced in therapy for a range of mental health and psychological conditions.

 

Learn more about my services at Enhancing Lives in Ormeau and Sunnybank.

My Clinical Experience

Enhancing Lives
  • Clinical social worker since 1993.
  • Worked as a School Social Worker in Hong Kong before coming back to Australia in 1996.
  • Working with families struggling with mental illness in children and young people, in both non-government and government organisations, since 1996.

My Supervisory Roles

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  • Previously provided supervision to Master’s of Mental Health, Counselling and Bachelor of Social Work students
  • Previously has Clinical title as Lecturer with University of Queensland Psychiatry Department
  • Accredited non-psychiatrist supervisor for the Australian Psychiatry Training programme
  • Extensive experience in providing supervision and clinical trainings to mental health professionals in Australia and overseas

Personal Improvement

Stress Management and coping skills training
Problem-solving training
Anger management

Mental Health Problems in Children, Young People and Adults

Depression
Anxiety disorder including OCD, Social Anxiety disorder etc.
Trauma and complex trauma
Attachment difficulties including attachment disorder
Emotion Regulation difficulties
Eating disorder
Behavioural disorders
Substance used and dependency

Relationship, Couple and Marriage Issues

Enhance and Strengthen couple relationship
Highly Conflictual relationship
Sexual Relationship problems in couples
Pre-marriage counselling
Problem solving as a couple

Family Issues

Enhance and strengthen family relationships
Parenting and managing difficult behaviours in children and young people
Conflict with extended families
Intergenerational family trauma
Complex Family Problems

My Professional and Clinical Training

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  • Extensive training in psychotherapy including Cognitive Behavioural Therapy (CBT), Dialectical Behavioural Therapy (DBT), Mentalisation-Based Therapy, Neuro-Linguistic Programming, Solution-Focused Therapy and Strategic Therapy.
  • Extensive training in Structural, Strategic, Systemic, Postmodern models of Family Therapy as well as Mentalisation-Based Therapy for Families.

Further Areas of Focus

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  • Over 500 hours of Training in Clinical Hypnosis including training delivered by Dr Michael Yapko, Dr Rob McNeily, Mr Bill O’Hanlon, Milton Erickson Foundation at Phoenix, Arizona and National Paediatric Hypnosis Training Institute at Minneapolis, Minnesota, USA.
  • Certified as Gottman Therapist by Gottman Institute in Seattle, USA. Completed level 1, level 2 and level 3 Gottman Couple Therapy trainings; 2 years Gottman Couple Therapy Consultation from accredited Gottman Therapy consultant as well as being assessed as meeting the competency requirements of the Gottman Institute.
  • Supervisor’s training in social work supervision, Supervisor’s training in systemic and family therapy supervision, Supervisor’s training in Mentalisation-Based Therapy for Families and train the trainer for “Adaptive Mentalisation Based Integrated Treatment” (AMBIT).
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