ABOUT 

I am a registered psychologist located in Sawtell, working with people in their teens through to later life. My aim is to help people find a way through issues that may be holding them back and to move towards a rich and full life. I to subscribe to a wholistic approach to mental health, considering childhood and family issues, past traumas, health issues, balancing a healthy lifestyle with other priorities, values and beliefs, as well as managing school, work, and relationships. I use evidence-based therapies tailored to the individual, including mindfulness-based therapies (especially Compassion Focussed Therapy), Interpersonal Psychotherapy, EFT tapping and EMDR, and trauma-informed counselling, paying careful attention to the impact of thoughts and memories on physical feelings and somatic sensations. 

  • Anxiety, worry, panic

  • Depression, loss of interest, sadness

  • Low self-worth

  • Recent or childhood traumatic events

  • Pre and postnatal anxiety or depression

  • Preparation for birth

  • Grief, loss and change

  • Interpersonal, family & relationship issues

  • Eating Disorders

  • Victims of bullying or violence