Colleen is a clinical psychologist and family therapist who has worked in the counselling industry for over 30 years. Colleen’s warmth and relational style is complemented by her strengths-based approach to therapy. She is passionate in her clinical work to respectfully assist people uncover the strengths and hope that can become the vehicles for change. Key models in her approach to counselling include Cognitive Behavioural Therapy, Solution Focused Brief Therapy, Narrative Therapy and Interpersonal Therapy. Colleen has expertise in working with a wide range of issues including depression, anxiety, panic disorders, phobias, trauma, domestic violence, addictions, sexuality, sexual abuse, grief, parenting issues, relationship issues and work related stresses.
Colleen has extensive and varied clinical experience, having worked in drug and alcohol counselling, street youth work, adolescent counselling, prison chaplaincy, crisis accommodation and homelessness, mental health, family therapy and couple counselling. Colleen enjoys working with children, adolescents, adults, couples and families.