Debbie is a generally registered psychologist with the Australian Health Practitioner Regulation Agency (AHPRA) and holds full membership with the Australian Psychological Society (APS) and the Australian Association of Psychologists Inc (AAPi). She has a Master’s of Science in Clinical Psychology. She has over six years of experience in mental health and is passionate about helping people improve their mental health.
Debbie has experience in supporting people experiencing many challenges, such as:
- Relationship struggles
- Addiction (Alcohol, Substance and Gambling)
- Anger Management
- Bipolar Disorder
- Career strain
- Chronic illness
- Chronic pain
- FIFO issues
- Grief and loss
- Panic attacks and disorders
- Relationship issues and breakdowns
- Work related issues
Debbie also has experience with Bariatric Surgery Reports and Fitness for Work Assessments.
Her approach to therapy is grounded in the belief that every individual has unique strengths and resources to harness to overcome their challenges. Debbie utilizes a person-centred strengths-based approach and evidence-based treatments in providing care for her clients, including:
- Cognitive-behavioural therapy (CBT)
- Dialectical behaviour therapy (DBT)
- Solution-focused therapy (SFT)
Originally from South Africa, Debbie moved to Australia in 2019. She has experience working in the not-for-profit and private sectors, including EAP, providing critical incident response and fitness for work assessments. She has experience working with culturally diverse clients, FIFO (fly-in-fly-out) workers, and their family members.
While Debbie is dedicated to helping people improve their mental health, she does not work with children or provide family sessions. Her focus is on providing support to individual adults.
Debbie will be commencing with Clear Health Psychology on August 1, 2023 and will be accepting new clients. Appointments are now open for bookings.
Debbie runs her own independent practice and engages Clear Health Psychology to provide administrative and other business services to enable her to provide assessment and treatment to her clients.
Appointment duration: 51 minutes
Individuals: $200.00 per appointment
Medicare rebate is available with a Mental Health Care Plan for individual appointments.
Cancellation Policy: Appointments are precious and we appreciate you giving at least 24 hours notice if you can not attend. For cancellations under 24 hours, 50% of the session rate will apply with no Medicare rebate.
Please note: Debbie does not accept bookings for clients under the age of 18 years old, couples or family sessions.