Ms Patricia Clancy is an Accredited Mental Health Social Worker.
Post-Graduate Diploma of Psychology, Charles Sturt University
Bachelor of Social Work, Monash University
Bachelor of Arts (Psychology/Sociology), Monash University
Patricia has a strong background treating patients across the full spectrum of mental health concerns.
Her experience includes working in the public psychiatric system as a senior clinician, providing assessment, diagnostic and treatment services and advice to patients suffering from depression, anxiety, psychotic disorders, the full spectrum of mental health concerns.
Trish has extensive experience in applied behavioural analysis and providing specialist counselling diagnosed with mental illness and also intellectual disabilities, including provision of services to Autism spectrum sufferers, some of whom could not communicate by speech.
Trish has specialist experience in family therapy and couples therapy,
is registered with PANDA (post and ante-natal depression association) and is an active member of ASCA (Australian Survivors of childhood sexual abuse).
For more than 13 years, Trish has been working in the field of social and psychological services and is dedicated to quality care and collaborative interventions with people seeking assistance.
Trish is an experienced practitioner who utilises a range of interventions such as cognitive behavioural therapy (CBT), ACT, rational emotive therapy, narrative therapy and play therapy.
Provides Services To:
Couples, Adults, Adolescents and Children
Areas of Expertise:
- Pregnancy Support (Peri-natal issues)
- Veteran Affairs
- Employee Assistance Programs
- Vocational Counselling
- Child Protection
- Eating Disorders
Types of Treatment Modalities:
Patricia has experience with a wide range of therapeutic techniques. Her approach to counselling is to use psycho-education in conjunction with other therapies to assist individuals in increasing their confidence and empowering themselves.