Joanna is a Clinical Psychologist with a special interest in the treatment of eating disorders, trauma and personality disorders. She is committed to supporting her clients to improve their relationships with eating, body image and self-esteem to build sustainable positive changes in their lives.
Joanna has a background working for the public mental health system treating serious mental illness across the lifespan. She is experienced at providing adaptive treatment programs for adolescents, adults and families informed by evidence-based practice to achieve personal goals and overcome personal struggles. She is passionate about providing a safe and collaborative therapeutic environment that is effective in promoting self-awareness and development.
Her qualifications include a Master of Gerontology from Charles Sturt University, a Postgraduate Diploma in Psychology from Macquarie University, a Bachelor of Science with a major in Psychology from The University of New South Wales, and a Masters in Clinical Psychology at the Australian College of Applied Psychology.
She is experienced in a range of psychological approaches such as Cognitive Behavioural Therapy, Dialectical Behaviour Therapy, Cognitive Processing Therapy, Acceptance and Commitment therapy, Short-Term Intensive Psychodynamic Psychotherapy and parent support programs. Joanna is fully registered with AHPRA and is a member of the Australian Psychological Society, and the Australian and New Zealand Academy for Eating Disorders.