Shelagh has a Masters Degree in clinical psychology and enjoys working across the lifespan with children, adolescents and adults. She offers therapy for a broad range of psychological, emotional and life change issues, including depression, all forms of anxiety, worry and stress, difficulties with emotion regulation, behaviour management, and interpersonal problems. Using a non-judgmental approach, Shelagh works with client’s to implement practical strategies to diminish distressing symptoms, shift unhelpful life patterns, and find meaning in their experience.
Shelagh works collaboratively with clients to reach therapy goals using evidence based approaches such as cognitive-behavioural therapy, schema therapy, acceptance and commitment therapy, mindfulness, imagery rescripting and reprocessing, and psychodynamic principles. She has a special interest in compassion-focused therapy, and has conducted research on enhancing mindfulness with self-compassion.
Shelagh is a full member of the Australian Psychological Society and a registered provider with Medicare, Private Health Insurers, TAC and WorkCover. She is trained in the administration of EMDR for trauma.
Shelagh currently works Wednesdays and Fridays from our42 Villamanta Street building.