Rochelle is an experienced Clinical Psychologist who has been offering psychological services to individuals and families for over 20 years. She is registered with the Psychology Board of Australia and is a member of the College of Clinical Psychologists of the Australian Psychological Society (APS).
Rochelle has many years of experience providing services to children, adolescents and adults in both the public and private sectors.
In the public sector Rochelle has worked as a Psychologist and Program Manager for Disability Services. She has extensive experience in the assessment and diagnosis of children with global developmental delay, intellectual disability and autism spectrum disorder. She also has considerable expertise in family focused interventions for children with disability who have complex needs including behavioural issues, anxiety, depression and who have experienced trauma and abuse.
Rochelle has 10 years’ experience working in part time private practice with Gardiner Consulting. In this capacity she provided assessment and treatment for adolescents and adults for a range of presenting issues such as depression, anxiety, panic attacks, fears and phobias, stress, alcohol issues, parenting concerns and relationship issues, obsessions/compulsions and post-traumatic stress. She has also had considerable experience in working with individuals to develop assertiveness skills, resolve conflict, improve confidence and address career and work-related concerns.
In her work with children and adults Rochelle draws upon a range of therapeutic approaches, but primarily Cognitive Behavioural Therapy, Acceptance and Commitment Therapy and Interpersonal Therapy. Rochelle is known for being a warm and caring therapist who is able to make clients feel at ease and help them to achieve positive outcomes.