Madeline is a registered psychologist who is passionate about enhancing the wellbeing and resiliency of her clients. Madeline works from a medical practice in Spring Hill called Brisbane GP & Travel Doctor.
Education & Experience
Madeline completed her undergraduate degree at Griffith University and her postgraduate degree at the Australian Catholic University followed by a sixth-year internship to attain her registration as a psychologist.
Madeline has experience working with adolescents (16+) and adults in private practice settings who present with a broad range of challenges and conditions. Madeline also has experience working within the disability sector as Behaviour Support Practitioner where she conducts Functional Behaviour Assessments and prepares Positive Behaviour Support Plans to support adults with a range of disabilities.
Bachelor of Psychology (with Honours)
Postgraduate Diploma of Professional Psychology
Professional Memberships & Affiliations:
Registered with the Psychology Board of Australia (AHPRA)
Registered Medicare Service Provider
Member of the Australian Association of Psychologists Inc (AAPi)
Special interest areas:
Madeline works with individuals who are experiencing a range of challenges and mental health issues. Her interest areas include:
mood disorders (e.g. depression)
stress & anger management
low self-esteem / low self-worth
work-life balance issues
Preferred therapeutic style:
Madeline acknowledges that attending therapy can be a nerve-wracking experience, therefore her first priority is to create a comfortable and welcoming environment in which her client feels safe to express their concerns. Madeline provides a counselling approach that is warm, non-judgemental, evidenced-based and tailored to suit the individual’s needs.
In the initial session Madeline is focused on building rapport with her client, listening and gathering information and working together to set achievable goals. After the initial session Madeline will then spend time developing a treatment plan to best achieve her client's goals. Madeline believes it's important to work collaboratively with her clients and values their input, ideas and feedback throughout the therapeutic process.
Madeline works predominantly within a Cognitive Behaviour Therapy (CBT) framework, however she draws on other therapeutic frameworks to suit each client’s needs. Some of these frameworks include:
Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT)
Compassion Focused Therapy
Solution-Focused Brief Therapy (SFBT)
Madeline enjoys supporting her clients to develop self-care and self-compassion as well as to heal and to grow.
Suite 4, 400 Gregory Terrace
Spring Hill Qld 4000
(07) 3236 9599
Thu: 9am - 5pm
Fri: 9am - 5pm
** Sat: 9am - 12pm **
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