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Deborah Vanzoelen, Clinical Psychology Registrar

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Debbie has completed a Bachelor of Psychology (Hons) and has completed her Masters in Clinical Psychology, and is a member of the Australian Psychological Society.

Debbie has experience in the delivery of individual assessment and therapy, and has experience in delivering services to children, youth and adults with mild to severe mental health. Debbie has experience across a number of settings including public healthcare, community mental health and non-government organisations in Queensland and Western Australia. Debbie uses a range of therapeutic approaches including: Cognitive Behavioural Therapy (CBT), Cognitive Processing Therapy (Trauma-focused, PTSD), Interpersonal Therapy, Solution Focused Therapy, Motivational Interviewing, Mindfulness, Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT), and Narrative Therapy.

Debbie has worked with children, adolescents, and adults on a range of areas including: depression, anxiety, Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder, Bipolar Disorder, Schizophrenia, ADHD, grief and loss, and her special interest lies in diagnosis of Autism Spectrum Disorders, Learning Disorders and other neurodevelopmental disorders in conjunction with paediatricians and other allied health professionals. She works with all ages across the lifespan, and has a particular interest in children and adolescents with behavioural and emotional issues.