In addition to her
psychological qualifications, she has a Masters
degree in Music and a Graduate Diploma in Education from
La Trobe University in Melbourne. She has been a
TAFE lecturer for over 10 years, training students
within the Diploma of Welfare, Certificate IV Youth Work
and Diploma in Justice in applied psychology,
counselling skills, sex education and group therapy.
She has also
supervised psychology and welfare students in their
clinical work. In addition to her private practice work,
she has been teaching stress management to professional
immigrants at NMIT and has provided career coaching and
counselling since 1999. She is a specialist in stress
management and is the director of
The Stress Management
psychological experience involves conducting mental
health assessment, crisis intervention, diagnosis, and
psychological treatment of individuals, couples,
children, adolescents and families. She has extensive
experience treating clients of various ethnic
backgrounds, including Indian, Asian, African, Latino,
Middle Eastern & European, and is known for her
dedication to her work, extensive knowledge, warmth and
effectiveness with her clients.
In working with
clients, she provides an approach that is strictly
confidential, professional & ethical, supportive,
compassionate and creative with the aim of empowering
and motivating clients to achieve their goals.
psychological work she employs a holistic,
client-centered approach using a wide range of
psychological interventions including cognitive-behavioural
therapy, solution-focused therapy, family therapy, play
therapy (children), humanistic, group therapy,
relaxation therapy, systematic desensitisation, as well as the more creative music
and art therapy.
include cross-cultural psychology, relationship
difficulties, child & adolescent behavioural problems,
sexuality & gender issues, stress management, adjustment
disorders, anxiety, PTSD, depression & loss.