James believes we are all on this human journey together. His philosophy helps him work collaboratively with people and he recognizes each person as the expert of their own experience. James is a General & Performance Psychologist, having completed a Master of Psychology (Sport & Exercise) at the University of Queensland. James is a client-focused, warm, and authentic practitioner. His highest commitment is to treating his clients as fellow human beings. He works with clients 12 years and over.
James is passionate about helping each individual move towards and maximise potential. James wants to improve the way we live, work, and behave in all aspects of our lives that are meaningful to us. He is passionate about ensuring each person has the resources and skills to manage their mental health and wellbeing. He recognises that each person is different, and each person has different strengths and values. As such, James’ approach is to co-create personalised strategies for helping his clients be the person they want to be. For everyone this will look different, and James is happy to work on whichever level the client requires. This includes working in areas such anxiety, depression, stress, addiction, motivation, and other psychological areas. He is also equipped to work on performance enhancement in areas such as sport, business, music, and performing arts.
His approach draws from a wide variety of evidence-based modalities, including Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT), Cognitive Behavioural Therapy (CBT), Motivational Interviewing (MI), Solution Focused Therapy (SFT), Emotional Freedom Techniques (EFT), and Neuroscience-informed Practice. His approach draws from a variety of disciplines and focuses on the commonalities and interconnections between these approaches. His priority is to distil the essence of what works practically by focussing on actionable & practical tools that produce results.
James is passionate about health and fitness and plays basketball, in addition to spending time exercising at the gym and walking. He also loves to watch the NBA (basketball) and like to spend time playing with his two dogs, exploring nature, and relaxing with friends and family.
Phone: 0403 606 489