Lynne works with adults, couples and adolescents. She gets excellent results helping people with anxiety, depression and relationship stress. Before joining NBP, Lynne worked in specialist clinics, counselling people suffering with substance use, domestic violence, anger, and complex trauma.
She has a special interest in working with older adults and issues related to ageing. Lynne also has experience and a keen interest in working with LGBTI clients and their loved ones.
Lynne is particularly interested in helping you if you are struggling with uncertainty or change, be it in your career or your relationships. She knows that these stressful changes arise in most people’s lives and how much you want to feel calm and back in control again. She loves to help anyone suffering grief and loss, whether it is the loss of someone close, a pet, a relationship, a treasured goal, job or project. Lynne treats you as unique. She knows you want to understand and make sense of your feelings. She helps you discover your true value, as well as your core values. She focuses on uncovering the unique precious qualities that reside inside you.
Lynne has skills in psychological assessment as well as counselling. Her approach to therapy is based on neuroscience principles to create a sense of safety and acceptance, support you to develop mental flexibility to cope, and show you how to flourish. She has postgraduate training in neuropsychotherapy and enjoys working with a range of evidence-based therapies including Acceptance and Commitment Therapy, Self-Compassion therapy and Mindfulness-Based CBT.
Lynne has also facilitated substance use groups in correctional settings, assisting people recover from past addictions so they can build positive futures. Her psychological research explored the goal-setting and planning of older people in later life and investigated the psychological needs of carers. Before becoming a psychologist, Lynne worked in senior policy and program roles in the state government and began her professional working life as a journalist and magazine feature writer.
Lynne has an adult son as well as a daughter in high school. She loves working with young people and is very interested in parenting issues. She is the custodian of a mischievous moodle and a slightly overweight cat. She has all but given up on her over-planted sub-tropical garden, which now falls to her partner to chop back so they can find their front door!
Lynne is very approachable and non judgmental and she would love to be of help to you. Read a review of Lynne’s approach written by a former client.
Please note: Lynne works Mon & Tues evenings at Stafford Hts, and Wed, Thurs & Fri at Aspley.