B.PsychSc (Hons), B.SocSc (HumServ), GradCert LGTC, M.Psych (Health)
Cary is an easy-going individual who takes a compassionate and empathetic approach to therapy. Cary believes that humour can play an important role in helping clients gain perspective as well as facilitate change and healing. She operates from a non-judgemental stance, supporting individuals to better understand themselves, their experiences and behaviour to promote a healthy sense of self-acceptance.
Cary has a background in Health Psychology. She has worked within government and non-government sectors, working primarily in correctional services, drug and alcohol and community mental health. She has a passion for working alongside individuals struggling with problematic substance use and those who are overcoming the impact of trauma, including sexual, emotional, and physical trauma.
She values diversity and has experience working with diverse populations including LGBTIQA+, neurodiversity, and cultural diversity. This includes experience working with Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islanders, Refugees and Humanitarian Entrants.
Cary believes in the working collaboratively with individuals to work towards their goals. She tailors her approach to individual needs, drawing upon diverse, evidence-based therapeutic approaches including Cognitive Behaviour Therapy (CBT), Dialectical Behavioural Therapy (DBT), Motivational Interviewing, Cognitive Processing Therapy and Schema Therapy.