Psychologist & Counsellor Services, Melbourne, Sydney & Canberra

Qualifications:

Bachelor of Behavioural Sciences, La Trobe University

Graduate Diploma in Applied Psychology, Northern Territory University

Masters of Business Administration (Exec), RMIT

Member Australian Psychological Society

Experience:

Pam holds membership with the Australian Psychological Society (APS).  She is an office bearer for the APS Oncology special interest group.  She is a Board member on Safe Steps a statewide family violence crisis service.  Experience is derived from working in settings including the Victorian Public Service, Northern Territory Health, Victorian Local Government Authorities, Not-for-Profit sector, and private practice.  Counselling services have been provided to older adults, adults, and adolescents.

Industries:

Aged Care – community and residential settings

Local Government – aged and disability; social policy

Not for Profit – health organisations

Provide Services to: Adolescents, adults and over 55s

Areas of expertise

  • Anxiety (generalised)
  • Workplace stress
  • Anger Management
  • Grief and Loss
  • Depression
  • Alcohol dependence
  • Oncology
  • Adjustment issues
  • Ageing issues- multiple chronic illnesses, cognitive impairment, complications of changing family systems
  • Parenting issues – special interest in parenting twins
  • Self esteem
  • Sleep issues
  • Parkinson’s Disease and Dementia

Types of treatment modalities used:

Pam’s training and approach incorporates Cognitive Behavioural Therapy (CBT), Interpersonal Psychotherapy, Applied Relaxation, Motivational Interviewing, Problem Solving Therapy, and mindfulness skills and interventions drawn from positive psychology research.

Pam’s greatest passion is to help others discover who they are and where they belong so that they can experience a fuller, more robust existence. She provides support to transcend painful emotions, renew confidence, identify true potential, enhance relationships, discover solutions and close the gap between where you are right now and where you want to be in the future.

 

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