Clinical Psychologist and Director

Wendy prides herself on providing a warm and friendly psychological practice. She has been working in the St George and Sutherland Shire for 25 years. Earlier in her career she worked in community mental health before opening up her own private practice in 2006. Wendy has co-facilitated DBT group programs, depression groups, panic groups and wrote a treatment group program for people with depression or anxiety and an alcohol use problem.

Wendy works with individuals, couples and families. She specialises in working with adults and adolescents with a range of issues including depression, anxiety disorders, anger, grief, substance use, self-harm, trauma, including PTSD, relationship issues, workplace injuries, chronic pain, psychosis, Bipolar Disorder, weight problems and lifestyle issues. In sessions Wendy can also work with you to achieve greater wellbeing, happiness and a sense of direction in life so as to meet the challenges that life brings.

Not only is Wendy specialised in providing clinical psychology services to individuals, she has also completed a Masters in Family Therapy allowing her to provide specialist services to couples and families. She can also help with parenting.

Trained in evidence-based approaches, Wendy practises Cognitive Behavioural Therapy (CBT), Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT), Dialectical Behaviour Therapy (DBT), Eye Movement Desensitisation and Reprocessing (EMDR) and Schema Focused Therapy.

Wendy is approved to provide Clinical Psychology items with Medicare. She is an approved treatment provider with Workcover and will see people with CTP claims. Professional memberships include being a Fellow of the Australian Psychological Society, a Full Member of the College of Clinical Psychologists and an Approved Counsellor with Victims Services (Justice Health).

Wendy is a Board Approved Supervisor of Psychologists and Clinical Psychologists.

In her spare time, Wendy enjoys spending time with her family and friends, gardening and trying out new recipes.

Wendy is available Monday to Friday including evenings.

Areas of Expertise

  • Relationship issues
  • Health anxiety
  • Depression
  • Anxiety Disorders
  • Trauma including PTSD
  • Anger
  • Grief
  • Substance Use
  • Bipolar Disorder
  • Chronic Pain
  • Parenting
  • Psychosis
  • Weight issues
  • Disordered eating

Client Groups

  • Adolescents 15+
  • Adults
  • Older Adults
  • Couples
  • Families