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QUALIFICATIONS
Ba. App. Sci.(Hons) Psychology/Psychophysiology and Diploma of Alcohol and Other Drugs Work

Rebecca has been working in the mental health and Alcohol and Other Drug sector for 25 years. She has worked in withdrawal services, youth residential rehabilitation programs and most extensively has worked as a therapeutic Alcohol and Other Drug Counsellor which has included forensic counselling. Rebecca has provided supervision in psychological practice and is an APS Board Approved Supervisor.

Rebecca has experience providing counselling and specialised therapies to individuals, couples, and families across the lifespan for issues such as anxiety, depression, addiction, trauma, loss and grief, relationship challenges, and attachment difficulties. This work has enabled her to develop a compassionate response to witnessing and supporting a person’s journey through recovery.

Rebecca has an interest in supporting families with children who are experiencing ADHD. She welcomes neurodiversity and the LGBTIQA+ community. Rebecca is training in Animal Assisted Interventions and is excited about her 5-year-old labradoodle Kobe coming to support her work.

Rebecca is compassionate, empathetic, and non-judgemental to all people, respecting and appreciating a person’s strengths and capabilities. She likes to work collaboratively with those key supporters in a person life to help promote sustainable change and growth.

Rebecca works between private practice at Mullum Road Clinic and works in community health working as a therapeutic Alcohol and Other Drug Counsellor. Rebecca also attends local Dual Diagnosis Meetings. Rebecca provides supervision to other health professionals. Rebecca is currently in training with her dog Kobe.

Rebecca loves to keep active, enjoys yoga and Pilates and spending time in nature. She loves spending time with her family, friends, and Kobe. She has spent many holidays exploring Australia by caravan. Rebecca enjoys cooking, watching movies, listening to podcasts, taking part in various water sports, and watching her children play basketball.

Client Groups
  • Children
  • Adolescents
  • Adults
  • Older Adults
Therapy Specialties
  • Trauma Focused Therapies
  • Cognitive Behaviour Therapy (CBT)
  • Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT)
  • Dialectical Behaviour Therapy
  • Schema Therapy
  • Motivational Interviewing
  • Person Centred Approach
  • Solution Focused Therapy
Service Specialties
  • Anxiety
  • Depression
  • Stress
  • Bipolar Disorder
  • Schizophrenia
  • Borderline Personality Disorder
  • Post Traumatic Stress Disorder
  • Complex Trauma
  • Sexual Abuse
  • Alcohol and Drugs
  • Gambling
  • Grief and Loss
  • Suicidality
  • Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder
  • Parenting Concerns
  • Relationship and Interpersonal Concerns
  • Emotional Regulation Issues
  • Life Transitions
  • Family Violence
  • Emotion Regulation