Clinical Psychologist


Carmel is a Clinical Psychologist with a special interest in eating, weight, and body image issues. Carmel’s approach is warm, and person centred, flexibly adapting psychological therapy to meet the individual’s needs. She is trained in a range of evidence-based therapies including Cognitive Behavioural Therapy (CBT and CBT-Enhanced), Schema Therapy, Motivational Interviewing, Maudsley Model of Anorexia Nervosa Treatment in Adults (MANTRA), Specialised Supportive Clinical Management (SSCM) and Interpersonal Psychotherapy.

Carmel has experience working with mental health concerns that commonly co-occur with disordered eating (e.g., depression, anxiety, and trauma), and has a special interest in weight concerns, Binge Eating Disorder and Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery.

Carmel has approximately ten year’s experience in private practice and completed her training at the Australian National University. She holds a Clinical PhD in Binge Eating Disorder and has published a number of academic journal articles on Binge Eating Disorder, and disordered eating more broadly. She is a Credentialed Eating Disorder Clinician (CEDC) and a member of the Australian New Zealand Academy for Eating Disorders.

Additionally, Carmel is a board approved supervisor and offers training workshops and webinars focused on Binge Eating Disorder and provides supervision for clinicians. She offers appointments from our Canberra office as well as via telehealth, she is available on Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Thursdays.

You can read more about Carmel here.