georgiagardiner

“It does not matter how slowly you go as long as you do not stop.” Confucius.

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Georgia is a warm and engaging Psychologist who is passionate about supporting clients to build a better understanding of themselves. She aims to provide a safe space for her clients to process difficult emotions. Georgia hopes that she can support her clients to let go of suffering so they can move forward with a values-based life.

 

Georgia has particular experience with helping people to develop a more productive relationship with distressing emotional states. Georgia's experience in private and hospital settings has enabled her to work with clients across the lifespan who have presented with a range of mental health disorders.

To achieve symptom management and improvement in quality of life, Georgia utilises interventions from the following therapy modalities: Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT), Cognitive Behavioural Therapy (CBT), Dialectical Behavioural Therapy (DBT), Interpersonal Psychotherapy (IPT) and mindfulness.

Areas of Interest

  • Working with complex trauma

  • Self-disorders

  • Depression and mood disorders

  • Anxiety and panic disorders

  • Interpersonal issues and disputes

  • Grief and loss

  • Self-harm behaviours

  • Self-esteem issues

  • Stress management

  • Drug and alcohol

  • Abuse/dependence

  • Life transition and adjustment issues. 

Qualifications

  • University of Newcastle

        Masters in Applied Psychology

  • Macquarie University

        Postgraduate Diploma in Psychology

        Bachelor of Arts (Psychology)

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Treatment Approaches

  • ACT

  • CBT

  • DBT

  • IPT

  • Mindfulness

Professional Memberships

  • Fully registered Psychologist with AHPRA