BA (Hons), MPsych (Clinical), MAPS, MCCLP
Stephen is a registered clinical psychologist who has 25 years’ experience working with a range of young adults and adults from diverse cultural backgrounds. He has worked in both public and private settings and spent many years working within the University Counselling Service at The University of Newcastle.
Stephen has a keen interest in helping his clients develop strategies to build psychological resilience essential for coping with the difficult times in life. He has experience working with a broad range of presentations and issues, such as mood disorders, anxiety disorders, trauma, men’s issues, adjustment and life transition issues, particularly relating to the life of a university student.
Stephen utilizes a range of evidence-based approaches, incorporating strategies from cognitive behavioural therapy (CBT), acceptance and commitment therapy (ACT), dialectical behaviour therapy (DBT), and mindfulness-based approaches (MBSR, MiCBT).
Stephen welcomes a collaborative engagement with his clients helping them develop the strategies they need in order to live a fulfilled and value-driven life, leading to meaningful change in their daily lives.