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.

Availability: Saturdays

Currently not accepting new Clients.

 

 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, and LGBTI-related concerns
  • Autism Level 1 (previously known as Asperger’s Syndrome)
  • Using Mindfulness Therapeutically

Currently, Moira works at the ANU Counselling Centre where she counsels enrolled students.

Availability: Mondays

Currently accepting new Clients.

 

 Jacquie Harris                                                                   Psychologist                                                                                  (BPsych, PostGradDipPsych)

Jacquie has been a registered Psychologist for over 10 years, working within a variety of government and non-goverment settings including with current- and ex-serving Defence personnel, brief intervention via Medicare referrals, and early intervention services, within both metropolitan and rural and remote communities. She also has experience delivering psychoeducation programs on a variety of mental health issues including depression, anxiety, eating disorders and overall psychological well-being.

Jacquie has experience in working with a variety of presentations with adults such as:

  • Depression
  • Anxiety
  • Post-Traumatic Stress (current/ ex-serving military and the general population)
  • Chronic Pain
  • Work-related stressors

She approaches her Clients concerns utilising a variety of therapeutic interventions including:

  • Cognitive Behavioural Therapy (CBT)
  • Eye Movement, Desensitization and Reprocessing (EMDR)
  • Cognitive Processing Therapy (CPT)
  • Prolonged Exposure (PE)
  • Schema Therapy
  • Acceptance and Committment Therapy (ACT)

Jacquie has recently returned to further study, currently completing her Masters in Clinical Psychology.

Availability: Tuesday, Wednesday, and Thursdays

Currently accepting new Clients.

 

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.