Bernadette Crompton is a psychologist holding a Master of Professional Psychology. With a varied background, Bernadette has worked as a tertiary Educator, Counsellor, Professional Coach, and Business Manager. Her qualifications include a Master of Social Science (Human Services Counselling), a Master of Business Administration, and a Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) in coaching and mentoring.
Bernadette works with clients experiencing depression, generalised anxiety, social anxiety, and binge eating disorder. She helps clients find alternatives to emotional eating and unhealthy lifestyles. She has worked extensively with clients faced with grief, loss, and bereavement, and those wanting to navigate career change and transition through the life-span to find new meaning and purpose. Bernadette assists clients through stressful situations such as changes in employment, financial pressures, and relationship difficulties.
With a warm and empathic style, Bernadette ensures she understands client’s needs and collaboratively tailors treatment and interventions to help them reach their goals. She utilises a range of approaches including Cognitive Behaviour Therapy (CBT), Acceptance Commitment Therapy (ACT), Schema Therapy, Solution-Focused Therapy, Mindfulness, and Positive Psychology. Bernadette aims to provide clients with a safe and supportive therapeutic space, and welcomes feedback about their experience of working with her.