Bernadette is a Clinical Psychology Registrar currently enrolled in the PhD (Clinical Psychology) program at the University of New England. Bernadette’s psychology experience includes working in private practice, in the mental health unit of a private hospital, working for Lifeline in their text services, working at an aboriginal medical health service, and working in catholic and public schools.
Prior to her work as a psychologist Bernadette worked in her own business delivering training and development services for the private, public, and not-for-profit sectors. Prior to this Bernadette was the CEO of a not-for-profit organisation.
Bernadette has a Bachelor of Psychological Science, Bachelor of Arts with Honours, Graduate Certificate in Training (Action Learning), Master of Professional Psychology, and Master of Business Administration.
In her work she uses evidence-based practices including CBT, ACT, and dialectical behaviour therapy. Bernadette has a genuine interest in people and in working together with her clients to reduce psychological distress.