Clinical Registrar Psychologist
Brooke values empowering individuals experiencing psychological distress towards making positive and meaningful change in their lives. Brooke understands the importance working collaboratively with her clients and creating a therapeutic space that is genuine and non-judgemental where people can feel supported as they work towards their goals.
Brooke has experience working with a diverse range of people from different cultural backgrounds and across the lifespan. Some of the presenting problems Brooke has worked with include, post-traumatic stress, anxiety-related difficulties, depression, stress, grief and loss, disability, adjustment concerns, parenting and behavioural challenges, and addictions, such as drug, alcohol, and smoking. In addition, Brooke has also had experience working with the forensic population, and was previously involved in facilitating drug and alcohol programs within correctional facilities.
When working with clients, Brooke draws upon a range of evidence-based therapies to provide psychological interventions that are tailored to meet the individual needs of the client, including Cognitive Behaviour Therapy, Acceptance Commitment Therapy, Motivational Interviewing, Narrative Therapy, and Mindfulness-based strategies.
Brooke is a registered Psychologist who is a member of the Australian Psychological Society (APS), and a member of the Indigenous Psychology Advisory Group (IPAG). Brooke is currently completing the clinical registrar program towards her clinical endorsement.