Director of Clinical Services and Clinical Psychologist

MAPsychH PGDipPsych BProcLawPsych MAPS

Masters of Psychology (Health), Postgraduate Diploma of Psychology, Bachelor of Law / Psychology, Member of the Australian Psychological Society


About Elise

Elise is client centered in her therapeutic approach and makes use of a strengths based, mindful and neuro-biology framework that is solution focused and requires creative intuitiveness within evidence-based theories. Elise is largely drawn to a bottom up neural behavioural understanding of the development of self and uses this as a framework for positively influencing understanding about change and wellbeing.

Areas of work

Elise works with older adolescents and adults relating to:

  • Self-worth
  • Wellbeing
  • Anxiety and hyper-arousal
  • Depression
  • Stress
  • Chronic conditions
  • Adjustment
  • Sleep disorders.

Treatment Approaches

Elise utilises the following techniques to best suit the client’s needs and work towards identified goals:

  • Neuro-behavioural approach
  • Behaviour Change Therapy
  • Mindfulness based therapy
  • Client centered
  • Strengths approach
  • Solution focused therapy
  • Cognitive Behavioural Therapy
  • Acceptance and Commitment Therapy

Background and Experience

Elise is the Director of Clinical Services at Cairnmillar, a registered and endorsed Clinical Psychologist, and a Supervisor with a Masters in Health Psychology with a passion for wellbeing. Elise has a background in business, organizational consulting and training as well as clinical private practice. Elise is experienced in public speaking, developing customized workshops, providing training and consultation in areas relating to influencing behavior, anxiety/stress management, effective communication, sleep psychology and improving sleep, mindfulness in action and topics related to helping others thrive.

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