NICOLE DOYLE

Nicole Doyle

Provisional Psychologist
BA, Grad Dip Psych, Grad Dip Psych (Advanced), MProfPsych.

 

Nicole is a Provisional Psychologist with a Master of Professional Psychology from the University of Melbourne and registration with the Australian Health Practitioner Regulation Agency (AHPRA).

Nicole has worked across community, not for profit, hospital, and higher education settings where she provided assessment, individual therapy and counselling to children, adolescents, families, and adults. Nicole has experience working across a range of presentations including anxiety, depression, trauma, sleep difficulties, adjustment, separation anxiety, and neurodiversity. Nicole has experience delivering cognitive and ADHD assessment and tailor’s practical recommendations to support her clients.

Nicole has particular interest working with individuals who are struggling with chronic or terminal illness, trauma, anxiety disorders, alopecia (hair loss), sleep difficulty and burn out. 

Nicole has previously worked on several international research clinical trials that investigated therapeutic interventions for adults with PTSD, CPTSD, and sleep disorders. She has also worked in research clinical trials that investigated social and cognitive function with children who have a genetic disorder (NF1), ASD, and ADHD at the Murdoch Children’s Research Institute/Royal Children’s Hospital.

Nicole brings a warmth, maturity, and compassionate style to create a non-judgemental and safe space to support and empower her clients to explore, navigate challenges and achieve their goals. She incorporates a client-centred approach and engages collaboratively with her clients to tailor effective and practical evidence-based therapeutic solutions. She also draws on her wealth of mindfulness-based practices from both her psychological studies and the depth of her personal practice that has spanned more than 25 years. 

Nicole enjoys walking in nature (especially the beach), coffee, landscape photography, and meditation.

Clinical Interest Areas

  • Anxiety (Health, Separation, Social, Panic Disorder, Generalised, performance, phobia, OCD)
  • Depression.
  • Health adjustment.
  • Chronic illness and end of life
  • Trauma.
  • Burn out.
  • Emotion regulation (including anger management)
  • Adjustment/life transitions (health, young adulthood, career, parenting, mid-life, ageing)
  • Self-esteem issues
  • Alopecia/hair loss
  • Stress management
  • Sleep Disturbance
  • Cognitive, educational and ADHD assessment.

Therapeutic Modalities

  • Cognitive Behaviour Therapy
  • Acceptance and Commitment Therapy
  • Mindfulness Based interventions.
  • Motivational Interviewing.

Client Groups

  • Children (6+)
  • Adolescents
  • Adults
  • Older age

Nicole is available for appointments on Monday, Tuesday, and Thursday.