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Psychologist

Rebecca is a Psychologist and a Clinical Psychology Registrar with a Masters in Clinical Psychology. Rebecca is a kind and attentive therapist at BodyMatters who values the importance of honouring each individual’s resilience and inner strength.

Through working with people with disordered eating and body image concerns at Butterfly Foundation for Eating Disorders as a counsellor and supervisor, Rebecca has developed a firm belief that recovery is possible and that hope, patience and perseverance are key factors in the recovery journey.

In addition to working with people experiencing a troubled relationship with eating, Rebecca has treated individuals experiencing a variety of difficulties, including depression, anxiety, a history of trauma and chronic pain. Rebecca takes a pluralistic approach to treatment and draws from a variety of therapeutic approaches, including Cognitive Behavioural Therapy for Eating Disorders, Motivational Enhancement Therapy, Narrative Therapy, Schema Therapy, Dialectical Behavioural informed practice and Mindfulness. Rebecca also places a strong emphasis on supporting the therapeutic relationship, as change is only possible in the comfort of a safe, secure relationship.

Rebecca completed her Master’s thesis with Royal Prince Alfred Hospital Eating Disorders Day Program. Rebecca is passionate about keeping abreast of the latest research and applying that to her clinical practice.

In addition to working as a Psychologist at BodyMatters, Rebecca is currently working at Wesley Private Hospital facilitating groups with inpatients with mood and anxiety disorders as well as facilitating DBT day programs for individuals with a history of trauma and drug and alcohol dependence.

You can read more about Rebecca here.