Nicki is a Clinical Psychologist and a Member of the Australian Psychological Society with 18 years’ experience in the private and public sectors. She completed her PhD in Cairns where she worked towards reducing drug and alcohol initiation among indigenous and non-indigenous adolescents. She also has had extensive experience working with hospital outpatients in the area of chronic disease management. This work involved helping patients cope with depression, anxiety and panic associated with medical conditions such as heart disease, respiratory illness and diabetes. She has undertaken research in a group lifestyle change and weight management program for patients with Type 2 diabetes. Her previous work experiences include mental health and drug and alcohol misuse.
In her private practice Nicki’s areas of interest include:
- Mood disorders
- Interpersonal problems
- Eating disorders,
- Relationship counselling for couples and families.
Her therapeutic interventions include mindfulness-based cognitive behavioral therapy, hypnosis, biofeedback relaxation, and interpersonal therapy.
Nicki is available for appointments from our Melbourne CBD location on Thursdays.More staff member profiles