Maxine is an experienced Clinical Psychologist who works with adults and adolescents in the areas of depression, anxiety, sleep disorders, stress management, chronic illness, self-esteem and trauma (including road accidents and WorkCover). She also has experience and knowledge with patients considering bariatric surgery.
Maxine uses her extensive clinical experience to assist in understanding complex presentations. Her strengths are in her formulation skills to determine effective and individualised plans to meet client’s treatment goals. Maxine combines components from the modalities of Cognitive Behaviour Therapy, Dialectical Behaviour Therapy, Acceptance and Commitment Therapy, Schema Therapy and psychodynamic approaches with clients.
Dr Hawkins has 17 years experience working in Clinical Psychology. She has worked as a senior Clinical Psychologist across a number of hospitals in Melbourne and Perth in the areas of psycho-oncology, palliative care, cystic fibrosis, lung transplant, sleep disorders and chronic illness. She completed her doctorate at The University of Melbourne. She moved to Perth in 2011 which she now calls home.
Dr Hawkins was the Clinical Director of Edith Cowan University Psychological Services Centre and Senior Lecturer. She lectured in the post-graduate clinical stream and provided clinical supervision in the clinical masters/doctoral programs. She has also worked as a Professional Officer – Psychology for the Australian Regulatory Health Agency. Maxine is passionate about evidenced based and quality mental health. She now works full-time private practice.
Dr Maxine Hawkins 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. Appointments are for 51 minutes at a rate of $370 and can attract a Medicare rebate with a Mental Health Care Plan.
Appointments are precious and we appreciate you giving at least 24 hours notice if you can’t attend, otherwise 50% of the full fee will apply with no Medicare rebate.