Rachel’s therapeutic style is warm, empathic and genuine and is guided by the person-centred approach to psychological intervention. She strives to create a safe space to work collaboratively with clients to provide the support needed to create the change they would like to see, and to incorporate a client’s strengths within the therapy process.
Rachel utilises a range of evidence-based therapies including Cognitive Behaviour Therapy (CBT), Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT), Schema Therapy, Dialectical Behaviour Therapy (DBT), Mindfulness and Motivational Interviewing.
Qualifications & Experience
Rachel completed a Graduate Diploma in Psychology and then an honours equivalent Graduate Diploma Advanced in Psychology, before going on to complete a Masters in Clinical Psychology.
Rachel is a Member of the Australian Psychological Society (APS), and is registered as a member of the APS Clinical College. She is a fully registered psychologist with the Australian Health Practitioner Regulatory Agency (AHPRA). She has experience working in private practice, addictions, community health, student counselling and forensic mental health.
Rachel provides therapy to individuals experiencing a wide range of psychological difficulties. These include, but are not limited to:
Depression and mood disorders (including bipolar disorder)
Anxiety and panic disorders
Obsessive Compulsive Disorder (OCD)
Addiction and substance use
Trauma and Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD)
Grief & loss
Adjusting and adapting to change
Self-esteem and identity
Rachel has completed the Circle of Security Parent facilitator training course and is passionate about attachment-based approaches to parenting.
Rachel transitioned to psychology after a successful corporate career working in Australia, USA and Asia. Her diverse experience informs her practice and supports her to relate to clients from diverse cultural backgrounds and across age-groups.
Appointment Costs & Rebates
Appointments with Rachel can be booked through our online booking system.
Rachel provides Medicare rebates of $92.90 per appointment. You need to obtain a referral from your GP to be eligible for this rebate. If you have a private health insurance with extras, you may be able to claim through it (without a GP referral).