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About Dr Chris


Before working in private practice, Chris was a therapist in the public health system through Austin Health, as well as private health through the Victoria Clinic. Chris has also worked as a Senior Psychologist in a residential aged care facility. Chris has experience in working with individuals from a wide-range of backgrounds, including those for whom English is a second language, and is a LGBTQI-friendly therapist.


Chris uses a person-centered approach to therapy,  flexibly drawing on a variety of evidence-based therapies, depending on client needs and preferences. His training includes:

  • Cognitive Behaviour Therapy (CBT)

  • Emotion Focused Therapy (EFT)

  • Schema Therapy

  • Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT)

  • Positive Psychology

"I provide a calm, warm, and compassionate environment to help my clients feel safe and supported in exploring their mental health and wellbeing. I understand that seeking help can make you feel vulnerable, and I approach therapy at all times with care and respect. Exploring your inner world with you is a privilege. I see myself as a guide and companion on each client's unique journey, and work to empower my clients to change their own lives for the better."


Chris works with individuals 15 years and over to help with a wide range of problems with mental health and wellbeing, including:

  • Anxiety (including social anxiety)

  • Depression

  • Identifying and changing unhelpful or unhealthy patterns of behaviour

  • Grief and loss

  • Processing trauma

  • Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder

  • Relationship difficulties
  • Regulating emotions and managing challenging emotions such as anger and shame
  • Quieting self-criticism and developing self-compassion
  • Fully endorsed as a Clinical Psychologist

  • Member of the Australian Psychological Society (MAPS)

  • Doctor of Philosophy (Clinical Psychology)

    • Including a PhD research thesis on the relationship between shame and social anxiety

  • Bachelor of Science (Psychology) - Honours

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