Ms Paula Healy

Ms Paula Healy is a registered (general) psychologist.

Qualifications:

Bachelor of Business (Economics & Marketing)

Bachelor of Arts (Single subject major in Psychology)

Postgraduate Diploma in Psychology

Full Member of the Australian Psychological Society (APS)

Experience:

Paula has over 10 years’ counselling experience working in community health, not-for-profit organisations and private practice, where she has assisted people with a diverse range of presenting issues including problem gambling, drug and alcohol addiction, mental illness, childhood trauma, relationship issues and chronic health conditions.  She has also gained experience supporting people in returning to work following a period of mental health issues as well as facilitating Mindfulness and Dialectical Behavioural therapy groups.

Provides Services To:

Adults

Areas of expertise:

  • Depression
  • Anxiety
  • Trauma
  • Addictions – Gambling, Substance abuse
  • Self-esteem and identity issues
  • Life transitions
  • Grief & loss
  • Relationship issues
  • Workplace stress management

Types of Treatment Modalities Used:

Paula’s work focuses on identifying and responding to the unique needs of each person and tailoring her approach to facilitate meaningful growth and positive change through the healing process.

She is able to draw upon a range of therapeutic frameworks including Interpersonal, Psychodynamic and Mindfulness-Based Cognitive therapies. She brings to the therapeutic relationship respect, warmth, sensitivity, humour and compassion.

 

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