Clinical Psychologist

Clinical psychologists are specialist psychologists with a minimum of six years university training, including a Masters in Clinical psychology and placements in psychiatric settings. Clients can access the higher rebate under Medicare with GP referrals under a Mental Health Care Plan to Jocelyn as a Clinical Psychologist. Clinical psychologists are specialists in the assessment, diagnosis and treatment of psychological problems and mental illness including:

  • Adjustment disorders
  • Alcohol and drug misuse
  • Anxiety disorders e.g. social anxiety, phobias, panic attacks
  • Attention deficit disorders
  • Chronic pain
  • Chronic psychiatric conditions
  • Depression and depressive illness
  • Eating disorders
  • Loss, grief and bereavement
  • Medical conditions caused or aggravated by stress
  • Obsessions and compulsive behaviour
  • Parent-child/adolescent relationships
  • Personality problems
  • Post-traumatic stress disorder
  • Sexual disorders
  • Sleep disorders
  • Stress and chronic stress disorders
  • Suicidal behaviour

Because Jocelyn is both a Clinical and Counselling Psychologist, and a member of  the Clinical and Counselling Colleges of the Australian Psychological Society, clients benefit from her highly developed clinical skills in assessment and treatment planning and her highly developed counselling skills for effectively individualizing interventions and effectively working with relationship and process issues.