Rachael completed her Bachelor of Psychology (Honours) First Class at the University of the Sunshine Coast. Rachael is a Provisional Psychologist who is registered with the Australian Health Practitioner Regulation Agency and is a member of the Australian Psychological Society. She utilises strategies from Cognitive Behavioural Therapy, and other evidence-based frameworks. She has been married for 26 years, has six children, including two who were adopted internationally.
Rachael’s research involved implementing a positive body intervention to improve mature aged women’s body image concerns. She had the opportunity to present this research at the International Conference for Eating Disorders. Rachael has an interest in supporting people to work through life challenges such as, depression, anxiety, posttraumatic stress, complex trauma, eating disorders, chronic disease, relationship concerns, and grief and loss.
Rachael is engaging, warm, and understanding person who places high importance on building a positive therapeutic relationship with her clients. She enjoys working collaboratively with her clients believes that when clients feel relaxed and comfortable they can experience greater success in therapy so they can achieve meaningful changes in their psychological wellbeing.