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MEET MICHAEL

Clinical Psychologist

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Michael (he/him) is a registered clinical psychologist. Michael’s work experience since 2012 spans a diverse range of clinical services. He has worked in public hospital services, covering mental health, drug and alcohol, and chronic pain clinics. He's worked within several psychology practices. He has worked extensively within Australian high-performance sporting organisations. Providing well-being and performance psychology support to athletes, coaches, and high-performance staff. Michael is also pursuing a PhD focused on how mobile health (mHealth) supports can improve chronic pain.

When you work with Michael, you can expect a compassionate, respectful, and non-judgemental approach. He believes in taking the time to truly understand each person's unique background and current circumstances, creating a foundation for meaningful progress.

Michael draws on a range of therapeutic modalities, including Cognitive Behavioural Therapy (CBT), Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT), as well as Schema and Narrative Therapies. He's particularly passionate about the intersection of psychology and physical health, offering guidance to those looking to improve sleep, manage pain, enhance exercise habits, or cope with chronic illness.

EXPERIENCE

 

areas of interest
 

  • Mental Health. Particularly depression, anxiety, and stress management

  • Relationships

  • Substance misuse and addictive behaviours

  • Chronic pain management

  • High-performance thinking and performance psychology

  • General well-being support

qualifications

  • Bachelor of Arts

  • Graduate Diploma of Psychology

  • Postgraduate Diploma of Social Health and Counselling

  • Postgraduate Diploma of Psychology

  • Master of Psychology (Clinical)

He's also a member of the Australian Clinical Psychologists Association (MACPA) and a registered Clinical Psychologist with AHPRA.

availability

Tuesday & Friday 8am - 5pm

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