Janet is a Registered Psychologist with AHPRA and is a member of the Australian Psychological Society (APS).
Janet specialises in working with adolescents and adults in the areas of anxiety, depression, self-esteem, work related and personal stress issues, trauma, grief and loss, FIFO relationships, couples counselling, parenting, anger management, work/life balance, health and lifestyle changes. She enjoys working with clients, providing a safe and non-judgmental environment, and helping them to acquire and improve their knowledge and skills in managing their emotions to enable a happier and more fulfilled lifestyle.
She has been trained in several evidence based therapeutic techniques including Cognitive Behaviour Therapy (CBT); Solution Focused Brief Therapy (SFBT); Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT); Mindfulness and Relaxation techniques; Motivational interviewing and Narrative therapy.
Clinical Experience and Background
Janet obtained a Bachelor of Science (Psychology) at Curtin University; and Bachelor of Psychology and Master of Applied Psychology at Murdoch University. As a nationally accredited Mediator she has experience in dealing with conflict in the workplace. She has worked as a Registered Psychologist in private practice; with the ADF; with asylum seekers in Detention centres using interpreters to provide psychological services to torture and trauma survivors. She is also experienced in the provision of EAP services in a wide variety of areas including the provision of both face to face interventions, and telephone counselling; assisting managers with organisational issues; attending traumas and critical incidents; and providing mental health training in a variety of remote environments.
Janet focuses on providing a safe and non-judgemental environment in which clients can feel comfortable in expressing their concerns, and tailoring her approach to best suit the individual client needs to facilitate their overall well being.