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B. Psych., M. Psych (Clinical Psychology) MAPS
Bookings available at: Melbourne CBD on Mondays, Tuesdays & Wednesdays
Richard is a Medicare Registered Psychologist with a Masters degree in Clinical Psychology. He has over 15 years of experience in mental health working with individuals, couples and families
Richard specialised in two fields of couples and trauma counselling, completing his formal academic training in Psychology from Australian Catholic University and at the Cairnmillar Institute. He has worked at: Mensline Australia and in Marysville following the Black-Saturday Bushfires, as well as schools and the Australian Childhood Foundation.
Richard has a special interest in relationships and families - their diversity and sometimes challenging complexity. He is particularly interested in the role of attachment and the impact on childhood separation, for example in boarding school, and other developmental challenges. Richard has developed insights in the field of men’s issues, while also working comfortably with both genders.
Richard is informed by the evidence based modalities including Cognitive Behavioural, Mindfulness, Narrative and Interpersonal therapies. He draws also upon a range of Psychodynamic and existential insights to inform practice. He is open to offering brief or long-term psychotherapeutic support.