M Prof Psych, Grad Dip Psych, MPP (in progress)
BA (Journalism), BComm (Marketing)
Jac is skilled in evidence-based practices including cognitive-behavioural therapy and mindfulness-based approaches. She believes in fostering a collaborative environment based on openness and active listening to ensure that therapy is tailored to each client’s specific needs. She has experience working in crisis support, and mental health first aid featuring a range of presentations, gaining an understanding of the way people present in times of crisis and the varied motivations behind why people seek support. Jac also has a particular interest in working with women and relationships and brings maturity, and life experience to her clinical role.
Prior to training in psychology, Jacqueline had a diverse career working in events and communications across the private, not-for-profit and government sectors, both in Australia and the UK. This broad experience has given her a wealth of knowledge of different working and living environments which she brings to her practice. Her specialties lie in working with people from diverse backgrounds, respecting the importance of cultural competency, and understanding how an individuals’ cultural contexts significantly influence their mental health, behaviours, and help-seeking preferences.
Jacqueline is registered with the Australian Health Practitioner Regulation Agency (AHPRA), and is a member of the Australian Psychological Society (APS).
- Relationships (divorce/separation/conflict)
- Women’s issues
- Peri natal concerns
- Anxiety (social, anx, phobias, OCD)
- Work stress
- Family concerns
- Conflict resolution
- Communication skills
- Mindfulness based approaches
- Cognitive Behavioural Therapy
- Adults and older adults