Lisa is a Clinical Psychologist with extensive experience working in different public mental health settings, including with young people (aged 15-25 years) with severe depression, anxiety, emotional instability, self-harm, and eating disorders, as well as adults with mood and anxiety disorders, psychosis, and other mental health difficulties.
Lisa believes in creating a safe and supportive space where clients can explore their difficulties, including the underlying causes and maintaining factors, and develop strategies to enhance coping, and move towards meaningful change.
Lisa enjoys working with adolescents and adults, and her interests include Depression and Mood Disorders, Anxiety Disorders, Difficulties with Emotions and Self Harm, Eating Disorders and Body image Difficulties, Psychosis, and personality difficulties.
Lisa draws on range of evidence-based approaches, including Cognitive Behaviour Therapy, Acceptance and Commitment Therapy, Dialectical Behaviour Therapy, and mindfulness. Lisa will be undertaking training in Cognitive Analytic Therapy in 2021.
Area of Focus
- Affective disorders
- Anxiety and phobias
- Eating disorders
- General Counselling
- General Psychology
- Grief and Loss
- Identity Problems
- LGBTI issues
- Mental health
- Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder (OCD)
- Panic Attacks
- Panic Disorders
- Personal Development
- Personality disorders
- Post-traumatic stress disorder
- Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD)
- School Issues
- Self-Esteem and Self-Development
- Shyness & social skills deficits
- Women's Issues
- Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT)
- Cognitive-Behavioral Therapy (CBT)
- Metacognitive Therapy (MCT)
- Masters of Clinical Psychology, Bachelor of Arts (Psychology) (Hons)
Friday11:00 am - 5:00 pm