Psychologists

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Rachel Hodson                                              Director/Psychologist                                                          Bachelor of Psychology & Criminology

 

Rachel Hodson is a Registered Psychologist and a Board Member of the Australian Psychology Society. She has worked in a variety of settings, which includes non-government organisations, pain management clinics, Child Protection and the WA Police.

Rachel offers confidential and professional counselling and coaching services to individuals, couples, and families. She specialises in Trauma Related Conditions, specifically with Emergency Personnel, as well as a range of issues, including:

  • Anxiety Disorders
  • Self-Esteem Issues
  • Panic Attacks
  • Stress & Adjustment Issues
  • Mood related difficulties, such as: Feeling Down, Lacking Energy & Motivation
  • Depression
  • Anger Management
  • Workplace Bullying
  • Relationship Issues
  • Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD)
  • Personal Development

Rachel tailors the therapy to address each person’s psychological needs. In her therapeutic interventions,  Rachel draws from her extensive training experience, and ongoing professional development in:

  • Cognitive Behaviour Therapy
  • Interpersonal Therapy,
  • Acceptance and Commitment Therapy
  • Cognitive Processing Therapy (CPT)
  • Eye Movement Desensitisation and Reprocessing (EMDR)
  • Solution Focused Therapy
  • Mindfulness-Based Cognitive Therapy

Rachel offers a warm and supportive environment. She is passionate about helping individuals to overcome difficulties they are facing, whilst restoring confidence, building resilience and helping them to reach their full potential.

 

Moira Turnbull                                                                                                        Psychologist                                                                                                                              BArts (Psychology), Hons 1

Moira is a Registered Psychologist with extensive clinical experience in a range of settings. She uses a person-centred approach to assist clients to overcome difficulties and bring about positive change. Moira is trained in evidence-based interventions for anxiety, depression and trauma. Her areas of interest include gender, sexual identity, LGBTI-related concerns, Autism Level 1 (previously known as Asperger’s Syndrome) and using mindfulness therapeutically.

Currently Moira works at the ANU Counselling Centre where she counsels enrolled students as well as maintaining a small private practice.

                                                                                                            

psychologist2Natasha Nolan                                                       Administration Assistant                                                    Bachelor of Science in Psychology 

 

Natasha Nolan is an Administrative Assistant at Capital Counselling & Coaching Services. She has previously worked for Aspire Early Intervention as a Behavioural Therapist specialising in children with Autism.

The programs Natasha implemented are guided by evidence-based contemporary Applied Behaviour Analysis techniques. Natasha also provided other therapies such as:

  • Verbal Behaviour (VB)
  • Natural Environment Training (NET) / Incidental Teaching
  • Precision Teaching (PT)
  • Discrete Trial Training (DTT)

Natasha is also a full-time Psychology student who is completing her final year of her Bachelor’s degree through the University of Canberra. On completion of her degree Natasha will be pursuing further post-graduate studies in the field of Psychology, with the goal to become a Registered Psychologist.