Joanne is a Registered Psychologist who completed her Internship through the Australian College of Applied Psychology after completing a Postgraduate Degree in Psychology at Macquarie University.
Joanne works with children, adolescents and adults. She specialises in working with children and provides intervention and counselling services relevant to the management of developmental and educational issues across the life span. Through her work, Joanne emphasises the importance of working with children, adolescents, parents and schools to overcome any presenting problem. Hence, most of her work with children and adolescents follows resilience building and involves the teaching of specific strategies and the modification of negative attitudes, beliefs and behaviours to enhance their quality of life at both home and school.
Joanne's specialisations include:
- Counselling for children, adolescents and adults with generalized issues (including depression and anxiety)
- Social skills training
- Assertive skills training
- Anger Management
- Relationship Counselling