Therese has worked as a Registered Psychologist over a period of 30 years. She has a strong commitment to helping individuals who are experiencing emotional distress learn helpful skills for moving forward positively and achieving their goals. She has extensive experience working with children, adolescents and adults and has a collaborative and empathic therapeutic approach. Therese works from cognitive behaviour therapy and other evidence based treatment models and has worked with individuals experiencing issues such as generalised and social anxiety, depression, low self-esteem, anger management/ assertiveness, trauma and adjustment difficulties.
Therese has worked in a wide range of settings including adult and adolescent mental health, catholic schools, educational agencies, government departments such as Centrelink, Ageing Disability and Homecare (including in a Senior Psychologist role) and the Department of Education. She has worked with individuals with autism spectrum disorders, intellectual disability, learning difficulties, brain injury, with forensic clients, refugees, adolescents and young people at Headspace. She is a member of the College of Educational and Developmental Psychologists, a Clinical Psychologist Registrar and an AHPRA approved Psychologist Supervisor.