Therapy is a window of time where truths are held, emotions are valued and you bear the load together. Over time, the strength from the safety you experience and the courage you bring becomes yours with which to forge an authentic sense of self.
Gillian works Mondays and Tuesdays and is currently not taking any new clients. Gillian sees individuals 18 years and above and is a compassionate and sensitive therapist who has witnessed the benefit that therapy can have when you engage in the process of personal exploration and professional support.
- Self-esteem & personal growth
- Interpersonal difficulties
- Relationships & Couples therapy
- Parenting support
Master of Clinical Psychology from Queensland University of Technology
Psychological concerns are human concerns and we all deserve to feel well and that requires someone to hear our concerns, someone to really listen. Gillian has clinical experience with a wide range of presentations including anxiety disorders, depression and mood disorders, adjustment disorders, grief and bereavement, childhood and sexual trauma, personality disorders, sleep concerns, addictions, and relationship issues. Gillian adopts an integrative, supportive and tailored approach to therapy. She is curious about personal resilience, the process of psychological growth and the behavioural patterns that we can’t resist.
Gillian’s training is from an attachment and psychoanalytic background however she also utilises Cognitive Behavioural Therapy, Interpersonal Therapy, Motivational Interviewing and Compassion Focused Therapy. Gillian is particularly passionate about Brief Psychodynamic Psychotherapy for individuals and Emotion-Focused Therapy for Couples.
Gillian has additional training in Perinatal mental health, Emotion-Focused couples therapy (Externship), Mental Health First Aid (Trainer) and the Circle of Security parenting program. Gillian is also a Board Approved Supervisor for early career psychologists.
Gillian has three children and enjoys reading, chocolate and hot coffee.