Practitioners

Jacqui Christie MAPS – Clinical and Counselling Psychologist
MPsych,PGradDipPsych,BBSc

Jacqui Christie is the Director and a principal psychologist of EmPowerMe Health and Wellbeing Practice.  Jacqui is registered with the Psychology Board of Australia and holds a Masters in Counselling Psychology.   Jacqui is a member of both the College of Clinical and Counselling Psychologists and is a registered member of the Australian Psychological Society.  Jacqui has over twenty years experience working with men and women.  Jacqui is a trained group facilitator and clinical hypnotherapist, with specialisations in couples / relationship therapy, family violence, trauma, anger management, anxiety and depression.  Jacqui is a level II accredited PACT relationship therapist working couples to understand the origins of their conflict and how this behaviour impacts their relationship in order to help them create secure healthy ways of relating.

Please contact Jacqui on 043 117 8054

Peter Brown – Psychologist

Peter is a registered Psychologist and Gestalt therapist.  Peter has additional training in EMDR (PTSD / Trauma Treatment), Dialectical Behaviour Therapy and Transference Focused Psychotherapy for Personality Disorder, Clinical Hypnosis and Family Violence.  His therapeutic approach is holistic and works actively and collaboratively with clients in a supportive environment to achieve their goals. Peter helps clients gain insight, resolve internal conflict, as well as develop internal resources and skills, necessary to create healthy relationships and live life more fully.

Areas of Practice
Anxiety, Depression & Emotion Related Disorders
Obsessive Compulsive Disorder (OCD)
Adjustment Disorder
Personality Disorders
Stress Management
Trauma – PTSD
Sexual Abuse
Anger Management / Family Violence
Parenting

Qualifications
MProfPsych, BPsych(Hons), AdvDip Gestalt Therapy, GradDip SocSci Counselling, GradCert SocSci Family Violence Counselling, GradCert SocSci Family Violence Group Facilitation, EMDR (Trauma Treatment), Dialectical Behaviour Therapy, GradCert Clinical Hypnosis, BBus (Major).

Therapeutic Approached Provided

  • United Protocol (Emotion Focused CBT) – Evidence Based Treatment for Anxiety, Depression and Emotion Related Disorders
  • Dialectical Behaviour Therapy
  • Transference Focused Psychotherapy (Psychodynamic)
  • EMDR – Evidence Based Trauma Treatment (PTSD)
  • Gestalt Therapy

Adjunct Therapy

  • Mindfulness
  • Clinical Hypnosis
  • DBT Skills training – Distress Tolerance, Emotion Regulation, Interpersonal, Mindfulness

• Registered Psychologist with Australian Health Practitioners Registration Board (AHPRA)
• Appointments are available week days and evenings
• Medicare rebates available with GP referral (Mental Health Plan)

Please contact Peter on 0421 855 281 for an initial consultation.