Rachel Room

BScPsych, PGradDipPsych, MPsychClin MAPS

On a personal note, Rachel lives in the local area with her husband, two sons and German Shepherd. Rachel moved to Brisbane from Canberra in 2013 and has well and truly fallen in love with the sunshine state.

 

In her spare time, Rachel enjoys reading, watching a good movie or TV series, getting out into the sun at the beach and spending time with friends and family.

Rachel is a Clinical Psychologist with experience working in private practice, the public health system and the education system.

 

Rachel completed her Bachelor of Science in Psychology, Postgraduate diploma in Psychology and Master of Clinical Psychology at the University of Canberra.

 

Rachel has a passion for working with children and adolescents and also enjoys working with groups and adults.

 

Rachel worked in private practice on the north side of Brisbane from 2013-2015 following a move to Queensland from Canberra. Rachel then relocated to the western suburbs.

Areas of Interest:

Rachel has particular experience with anxiety-related problems and disorders such as:

Social Anxiety

Excessive worry or generalised anxiety

Panic attacks

Obsessions and Compulsions

Fears and Phobias

Insomnia and Sleep related disorders

Anxiety as a result of anaphylaxis

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Rachel is also experienced working with a broad range of presentations including:

Stress Management

Anger Management

Adjustment to major life changes

Attention Deficit-Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD)

Bullying

Challenging or hostile behaviour in children

Change to family structure

Depression

Grief and Loss

Post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD)

Relationship issues

Parenting Strategies

Self-harm

Social skills deficits

Trichotillomania

Tics

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Rachel uses a range of evidence-based interventions including cognitive behaviour therapy, schema therapy, acceptance and commitment therapy, solution focused therapy, and EMDR (eye movement desensitisation and reprocessing).

 

Assessments

Rachel can also provide specialised assessments for children and adolescents.

For more information on assessments and supervision see the services tab.

 

Supervision

As a board approved supervisor, Rachel can offer professional development supervision for other psychologists. She has STAP accreditation and has worked with a range of students and psychologists over time to support their learning needs through supervision.