Denise has been a Registered Psychologist since 1996 and is a Member of the Australian Psychological Society (APS).
Her professional background includes working in government organisations, such as mental health, aged care, rural and allied health and also with the Australian Defence Force. She has provided psychological consultancy services for Employee Assistant Program providers and also worked in private practice.
Denise has extensive experience in the assessment and treatment of a range of psychological disorders, with a particular focus on mood disorders, problems caused by work stress and relationship issues. She uses a variety of counselling / treatment modalities, with an emphasis on Cognitive and Behavioural Therapy, EMDR, Acceptance and Commitment Therapy and Mindfulness. Her counselling is directed towards assisting people achieve better insight into their problems and learning new or more effective ways of coping. She has a particular interest in assisting people achieve happier and more fulfilling lives.
Denise provides psychological services
for a wide range of issues including:
- relationship issues
- work related issues
- anger/aggression management
- anxiety related issues
- stress after a traumatic event
- stress management
- grief and loss
- gambling issues
- low self-esteem
- and many more.
Denise uses a combination of therapeutic approaches including:
- EMDR (Eye Movement Desensitisation Reprocessing)
- acceptance & commitment therapy (ACT) incorporating mindfulness
- cognitive behaviour therapy (CBT)
- solution focused therapy (SFT)
If you would like to make an appointment with Denise, please call us on (07) 3831 4452