Laura Murfett

Clinical Psychology Registrar

BA Psych, BA ExSci (HM), BA Psych (Honours),

MPsych (ClinPsych)  MAPS

Where do I work?............  I work in Heidelberg 

 

How long have I worked in Mental Health?............  Years

 

Mental Health Experience............ I have worked in the public system at Northern Western Mental Health and in Community based setting at Banyule Community Health. I also have over 7 years experience working in the disability field.

 

Who do I treat?............ Children, adolescents, and adults

 

Areas of expertise........... Anxiety, depression, stress, adjustment to change, parenting and childhood behavioural difficulties. I also have a particular interest in disability, including Autism and was trained in a positive behavioural support approach prior to commencing psychological work.

 

My therapy style............ I work in a collaborative, holistic way and aim for clients to feel heard and understood. Together we set treatment goals with a focus on strengths to build confidence and resilience. Part of this is understanding the underlying reason/function for the issue or behaviour and from that we develop a treatment plan. I utilise evidence-based therapies, including Cognitive-Behavioural Therapy (CBT), Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT), Schema Therapy (ST) and Solution-Focused Therapy (SFT),

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