Tess is a registered general psychologist and has over 15 years experience working with individuals affected by mental health disorders and emotional stress. Tess utilises a person- centred approach that is customised based on the client’s needs and may implement a variety of evidenced based approaches. Areas of interest include positive ageing, the healing of trauma and PTSD, anxiety and mood disorders (depressive disorders and bipolar depression), grief and loss, self- esteem, stress, adjustment disorders and chronic pain management, Tess works with people from all cultural backgrounds and is fluent in Italian and conversational french.
Tess has worked in private practice, acute/ hospital settings as well as in the community and aged care facilities. Tess has a particular interest working with adults and has extensive experience working with older adults aged 65years+