Favourite Quote: "Our Nervous System is designed to be changed by our experiences… and our experiences depend on what we’re paying attention to." - Rick Hanson
Bea sees clients presenting issues including:
Children 6 + y.o., Adolescents, Parents: • Depression •Anxiety •ADD/ADHD •Personality disorders • Eating Disorders and Body Image concerns • Bullying/school related issues • Anger management • Parental Separation/Divorce • Peer and family relationship conflict • Confidence and self esteem issues • Self harming and suicidal behaviours • Trauma related issues • Grief and loss
Adults: • Parenting • Post Natal Depression • Family dynamic concerns • Anger management • Grief and loss • Depression • Anxiety • Eating Disorders • Personality Disorders
Bea is a registered psychologist who specialises in working with children, adolescents, adults and their families. She has completed a Bachelor of Applied Science (Psychology)(Hons); a Masters of Educational and Developmental Psychology; is a trained Pilates Instructor with the Australian Pilates Method Association and a certified Franklin Method Educator.
Bea has experience working across the lifespan, from infants through to adults. Currently she specialises in working with children, adolescents and their caregivers. She has worked in a variety of settings, researching and teaching, the interconnected nature of mental and physical health and brings a mind/body understanding into her practice. She is passionate about working with young people and their families.
Bea employs a holistic approach when working with clients, specifically tailored to their individual needs. Her therapeutic approaches include Cognitive Behaviour Therapy (CBT), Eye movement desensitization and reprocessing (EMDR), Internal Family Systems (IFS), Mindfulness, Movement and Play.
Bea is passionate about working with young people as she feels that she naturally connects with this age group, enabling positive change. Bea also has experience in working with families where suitable to support the young person, finding this to be a critical part of the therapeutic process.
Through parent work, Bea seeks to educate parents about their child’s concerns as well as providing them with strategies and communication skills to better assist their child which parents have found to be extremely helpful when dealing with a child in distress.