Director, Clinical Psychologist
Available Mondays and Thursdays
Jenna has strengths working with Anxiety Disorders and emotional instability. When you work with Jenna, you can expect sessions to be grounding, validating and goal-oriented. Jenna creates a safe space to experience authentic emotions and gain deep introspection in order to work towards healing and transformation. Her style is gentle and compassionate yet directive and motivating. Her intention is to take a holistic approach to help clients move towards better self-awareness and self-acceptance in order to live a truly authentic and meaningful life.
Jenna is particularly passionate about using mindfulness-based approaches. Her work as a Clinical Psychologist is complimented by her training as a yoga teacher. She finds great benefit by incorporating meditation, breath work, yoga postures, and body awareness into the therapy room. Like all of our clinicians, Jenna is skilful at considering both the scientific evidence with clients’ preferences when utilising treatment modalities. She has training in the most up-to date and evidence based therapeutic approaches, including:
- Cognitive Behaviour Therapy
- Dialectical Behaviour Therapy
- Mindfulness-based interventions
- Acceptance and Commitment Therapy
Jenna currently offers appointments for adults and adolescents 18 years and older. She has particular strengths working with:
- Anxiety disorders, including specific phobias
- Borderline personality disorder, emotional dysregulation issues and high risk behaviours, such as suicidality and self-harm
- Drug, alcohol and addiction related issues
- Body image concerns
- Adjusting to life stressors and transitions (e.g., interpersonal issues, pregnancy)
- Female sexual disorders
Qualifications and experience
Member of the Australian Psychological Society
AHPRA Registration No. PSY0001899000
Jenna has completed a Masters of Clinical Psychology and is passionate about clinical work. Jenna is also the Director of the Institute for Healthy Living. Her past experience includes work at Northside Clinic St Leonards where she facilitated a 12-month DBT outpatient program and provided group therapy on the Drug and Alcohol inpatient unit.
Please call the clinic on (02) 8937 0667 to book an appointment with Jenna.