Lorraine has been registered as a psychologist since 2001 & has a PhD in Clinical Psychology. She is a member of the APS College of Clinical Psychologists, & has clinical psychology endorsement with the Australian Health Practitioner Regulation Agency. Lorraine has worked in private practice with clients of all ages, & specifically with children, young people & their families in several public mental health services. Lorraine enjoys connecting with people & feels privileged to be able to share & assist in peoples' lives. Her main clinical interests include mood & anxiety disorders, grief, self-esteem issues & attachment. Lorraine's main therapeutic approaches are Cognitive Behaviour Therapy (CBT), & Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT), including Mindfulness. She also utilises Play & Art Therapy with her younger clients. Lorraine has a therapy dog, who can also assist with her interventions. Rebates are available for those with a Mental Health Care Plan.
Anger management, Anxiety & phobias, Assertiveness training, Behaviour problems, Body image, Bullying, Depression, Gay/lesbian issues, Grief & loss, Life transition & adjustment issues, Mental illness, Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder (OCD), Panic Disorder, Parenting, Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD), Post-natal depression, Relaxation, Self-esteem & self development, Self-harm, Shyness & social skills deficits, Stress management, Suicide, Trichotillomania
Client types - Adolescent Adult Child (5 - 12 yo)
Therapeutic approach(es) - ACT CBT Mindfulness-based cognitive therapy
Interventions - Art Therapy
Area(s) of practice endorsement - Clinical Psychology
APS College membership - Clinical Psychologists (CCLIN)