Jessica is an endorsed Clinical Psychologist with the Australian Health Practitioner Regulation Agency. She holds a Master of Psychology (Clinical) from the University of the Sunshine Coast where she was awarded the APS College of Clinical Psychologists Student Prize. Jessica is experienced working across all ages, including children, teenagers and adults. She has worked in both public and private settings including disability services and child and youth mental health services. Jessica is well regarded for her empathetic, non-judgemental and collaborative approach. She prides herself on using comprehensive case formulation to develop evidence-based treatment plans tailored to each individual’s needs. Jessica uses primarily Cognitive Behaviour Therapy (CBT), Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT), as well as Metacognitive Therapy (MCT).
Jessica works with clients across a broad range of presenting difficulties, though her areas of interest include Obsessive Compulsive and Related Disorders, Tic Disorders, Generalised Anxiety Disorder, Social Phobia, Panic Disorder, Phobias, school refusal, health anxiety and performance anxiety. Jessica has experience and training in working with people with Autism Spectrum Disorder and Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder. Jessica provides support to people under the National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS) that have chosen to self or plan manage their funding. Jessica is also a treatment provider within the Sunshine Coast Eating Disorder Trial and has completed additional training within the area of eating disorders. Jessica values being able to provide a safe therapeutic environment for members of the LGBTIQA+ community. She also has an interest in working with members of the Deaf community and has completed up to Level Two in Auslan.