Nicole graduated with Bachelor of Psychological Science (first class Honours) at the University of Queensland and is currently completing her post-graduate internship towards her general registration as a psychologist.
Nicole has previously worked in educational and residential care settings and has experience working with children and adolescents, providing counselling and evidence-based treatments to assist her clients achieve their personal goals and objectives. She has assisted children and adolescents with complex mental health issues, ranging from anxiety and depression, emotion regulation and interpersonal relationship difficulties, through eating disorders and body image issues to neurodiversity, learning disabilities, as well as gender identity, sexuality issues and more.
Her therapeutic approaches draw upon the principles of Positive Psychology and are informed by both Cognitive Behavioural as well as Acceptance and Commitment treatment models. Nicole thoroughly enjoys working with clients from diverse groups, whether culturally, ethnically, spiritually or sexually and has experience in teaching them effective coping strategies as well as helping them adapt their patterns of behaviour.
Nicole has a warm personality and is passionate about supporting clients in becoming the best versions of themselves, assisting them with managing challenging emotions and overcoming personal difficulties. In her approach, Nicole focuses on continuously building trusting relationships to maintain a great client experience and satisfaction throughout the therapy process.
In her spare time, Nicole loves arts and everything creative, and particularly enjoys dancing, yoga and music. She also loves animals and would love to engage in animal assisted therapies as her training progresses
Nicole is available to see clients at our Ipswich Clinic on Tuesday and Wednesday.