Rebecca Sheehy is a registered psychologist providing psychological services to adults out of her private practice in Spring Hill, Brisbane. Specialising in Clinical psychology, she has a special interest in working with people whom experience complex trauma, irregular eating patterns, self-harm, suicidality, low self-esteem, depression, anxiety, stress, relationship problems, loss and grief and work-related stress.
Working with clients in both short-term and long-term capacities, Rebecca draws on a number evidence based treatment approaches such as Dialectical Behavioural Therapy (DBT), Cognitive Behavioural Therapy (CBT), Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT) and Psychodynamic therapy. Rebecca also has an interest in group therapy and offers CBT, DBT and self compassion group therapy.
EDUCATION & EXPERIENCE
Rebecca has been a registered psychologist with AHPRA and a member of the Australian Psychological Society for the past eight years.
During her career she has gained a number of qualifications:
Bachelor of Behavioural Science
Postgraduate Diploma of Psychology
Master of Organisational Psychology
Master of Clinical Psychology (expected completion date, 2019)
In addition to providing private consultations, Rebecca also conducts an outpatient evening CBT group therapy program in her role as a senior psychologist at a local psychiatric hospital. Her previous roles within the hospital included outpatient 18-25 year old DBT, Adult DBT and CBT group therapy programs. In addition, her role also entailed working on the inpatient units, where she provided inpatient group therapy and individual psychotherapy. Rebecca has over 6 years experience working in a Psychiatric hospital providing individual and group therapy.
Rebecca began her career in organisational psychology, which involved group facilitation in the areas of supportive team building, workplace bullying and harassment and mental health awareness within the workplace . In addition, she provided return to work services for WorkCover Queensland and Comcare.
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