BPsych(Hons), MclinPsych

Stephen is a Registered Psychologist who has obtained a Master’s degree in Clinical Psychology, and is currently engaged in the registrar program leading to endorsement as a Clinical Psychologist with the Psychology Board of Australia.

Individuals come from all walks of life, and Stephen has had experience in working together with a range of clients from diverse cultures and backgrounds. He has also had experience treating a range of conditions, including autism spectrum disorders, personality disorders, substance use and psychosis. He has worked with adults, adolescents and children in university clinics and community mental health teams. He has a strong focus on developing therapeutic bonds with clients and working together to achieve mutual goals, and finds particular enjoyment in assisting individuals to identify and live in harmony with their personal values.

Stephen consults at BlueSky Psychology on Monday to Friday each week, and treats a variety of mental health conditions such as substance use and addiction, depression, anxiety, trauma, chronic pain and suicidality. He has been involved in research regarding adolescent sleep and mood, and has a particular passion for healthy living for psychological wellbeing. He also offers relationship therapy using a Gottman couples therapy approach.

Stephen’s preferred methods of therapy are Cognitive Behavioural Therapy and Acceptance and Commitment Therapy. He is quick to develop working relationships and will take into careful consideration the needs of each person.