Vanessa is a registered Clinical Psychologist. Vanessa undertook her post graduate clinical training at Princess Margaret Hospital eating disorders team, King Edward Memorial Hospital and Alma Street Centre. Prior to becoming a Clinical Psychologist, Vanessa worked as an oncology and hospice nurse. Vanessa has done further postgraduate training in attachment based therapy and Acceptance and Commitment based cognitive therapy and EMDR. Vanessa uses a variety of therapeutic approaches to suit the individual needs of her clients. Vanessa works with children, adolescents, adults, parents and babies, and families.
Her areas of interest include:
- attachment difficulties
- eating disorders
- mood disorders
- antenatal and postnatal mental health for mothers and fathers
- adjustment to various stages of parenthood.
- circle of security (COS)