BA(Psych). Grad Dip (App.Psych)
Dip Clinical Hypnosis, MAPS, CCOUNP, MASH
Counselling Psychologist, EMDR Therapist, Clincal Hypnotherapist
Valerie is a Psychologist specialising in EMDR. She has over 20 years experience working with adolescents and adults with a range of issues including:
Grief and loss
Sexual and physical assault
Low self esteem
Stressful life events
Antenatal and Postnatal Depression
Valerie has a special interest in trauma, particularly childhood trauma and it's long term effects.
Valerie has a deep understanding of the vulnerabilities and struggles we all face at times in our lives and she is passionate about helping people navigate their way through these life hurdles. Valerie values the principles of kindness,acceptance and equality.
She works supportively and collaboratively with clients using a range of strategies including EMDR, Cognitive Behavioural Therapy (CBT), Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT), Mindfulness, Relaxation and Hypnotherapy.
Valerie is a full member of the Australian Psychlogical Society and College of Counselling Psychologists.