Nikki Bray

General Psychologist

“Courage starts with showing up and letting ourselves be seen.” – Brene Brown

Nikki works Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Thursdays and is currently taking new clients. Nikki is a Clinical Psychology Registrar who sees adolescents aged 12 years+ through to adults. She takes an action-orientated approach with her clients providing evidence-based interventions to address their unique needs and treatment goals. Nikki places great emphasis on developing meaningful relationships with her clients to provide a safe space to empower clients to improve their wellbeing.

SPECIAL INTERESTS

  • Anxiety disorders (generalised anxiety, social anxiety, specific phobia, and panic)
  • Mood disorders
  • OCD – Adults
  • Self-esteem difficulties
  • Emotion dysregulation

ACADEMIC BACKGROUND

Master of Clinical Psychology from University of Queensland

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION

Nikki has experience working with children, adolescents, parents and adults in university psychology clinics, inpatient and outpatient hospital services, and private practice settings. Nikki has provided support and treatment to individuals experiencing depression, generalised anxiety disorder, social anxiety disorder, panic, stress, OCD, somatic symptoms disorder, emotion dysregulation difficulties, low self-esteem, perfectionism difficulties, and adjustment to life changes.

Nikki primarily utilises Cognitive Behaviour Therapy (CBT), Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT), and Dialectal Behaviour Therapy Informed (DBT-informed). Nikki is compassionate, warm, and enthusiastic about helping her clients build on their strengths through collaborative formulation and treatment planning.

Outside of work, Nikki enjoys spending time with her husband, adolescent daughter and pet cavoodle. She loves going camping, hiking, reading, napping and eating good food.

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Everyone deserves to feel better