Theo Naidoo

MPsych (Clinical) BA Psych (Hons) BSocSc (Psych)

  • Placement Coordinator
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Teaching

Clinical Expertise

  • Depression
  • Anxiety
  • Trauma
  • Adjustment
  • Stress
  • Self-worth
  • Parenting
  • Relationships
  • Wellbeing
  • Identity issues

Clinically, Theo works to improve the relationships, resilience and wellbeing of individuals (aged 12+), couples and families, through supportive, targeted and evidence-based psychological intervention.

Research interests include the factors that influence relationship functioning and wellbeing, such as attachment styles, schemas, conflict resolution style, etc.

About

As a registered Clinical Psychologist and the founder of a flourishing private practice, Theo has been immersed in the field of Psychology for well over a decade. Over this time, he has had the privilege of developing a wealth of multi-sector clinical, research and management experience, and has also enjoyed many opportunities to share knowledge and build the capacity of others through the facilitation of numerous group psychotherapeutic and education programs, formal lecturing and tutoring, and professional consultancy.

Clinically, Theo is motivated by a genuine desire to help people live the lives that they want to live. He works collaboratively with his clients to develop a mutual understanding of their circumstances and concerns and draws on a range of psychological frameworks to tailor a therapeutic approach that is responsive to their needs and directed by their goals. With authenticity, skill and compassion, Theo ultimately aims to cultivate insight, understanding and strategies to empower people towards lasting and meaningful change.

Theo is registered with the Australian Health Practitioner Regulation Agency (AHPRA) and is a member of the Australian Psychological Society, as well as the Australia and New Zealand Association for Contextual Behavioural Science, the International Association of Applied Psychology, the Australia and New Zealand Association of Psychiatry, Psychology, & Law, and the Australasian Society for Traumatic Stress Studies.