Dadirai is a Clinical Psychologist with over 13 years post-registration experience as a psychologist. Dadirai has been working as a psychologist in the Ipswich area for over 10 years. Apart from her private practice, Dadirai works as a Senior Psychologist in one of Queensland Health's Forensic and Secure Services. Prior to working in the Forensic and Secure Service, Dadirai has held various roles in community mental health, in private practice and in an acute mental health facility.
Dadirai's areas of interest include psychotherapy for adjustment disorders, mood disorders, anxiety disorders, psychotic illnesses, personality disorders, eating disorders, relationship counselling and grief & loss issues. Part of Dadirai's role at PsychCare Psychology involves conducting psychological assessments.
Dadirai is a Psychology Board of Australia Approved Supervisor. Dadirai is passionate about clinical supervision. She supervises psychology students both in the public sector and at PsychCare Psychology. Dadirai is approved to supervise psychologists or psychology interns in the following pathways:-
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Okhola is a registered psychologist with over 14 years post-registration experience as a psychologist. Okhola works with clients to achieve their goals, be it to develop healthier lifestyle habits, to change jobs, to develop in one’s career, to become more assertive, to develop healthier thinking (and doing) habits or to break out of unhelpful patterns of stress, anxiety, and/or depression. Okhola works with adult clients seeking assistance with:
· Anxiety relates disorders
· Depression and other mood disorders
· Sleep difficulties
· Life adjustments
· Communication issues
· Grief and loss issues
· Relationship difficulties
· Workplace difficulties
· Adjustment to injury counselling
· Vocational counselling
At times, therapy can involve vulnerability and emotional intensity; while at other times, it can be enlightening. Okhola's approach is empathetic and practical. She uses evidence-based therapies including Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT) and Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT). Her intention is to create a warm and safe environment where all internal experiences such as emotions, thoughts and memories can be explored with compassion and understanding.
Okhola works with adults of all ages, genders, cultures, economic backgrounds and sexual orientations. She particularly enjoys working with young adults as they navigate change along their journey of life. Face to face is optimal, however, Okhola is able to conduct counselling via telephone or video-conferencing.
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Angela is a Social Worker who holds a Bachelor's Degree in Psychological Science and a Master's Degree in Social Work. She has further completed certificates in Family Dispute Resolution and Mediation from the Queensland University of Technology. She loves to learn and continues to update an extensive Professional Development Portfolio. Angela has worked across a range of different settings including government (Health and Educational Sectors), non government, and private practice sectors. Angela is experienced in providing a range of individual and group based therapy, and NDIS support services.
Angela is constantly inspired by her client’s abilities to show extreme resilience to overcome hurdles in their lives. She is passionate about her work and supporting her clients to reach their goals and adapt to their environments. Angela works holistically with her clients, taking into consideration a persons biological makeup, their thoughts and feelings, as well as their social support systems.
Angela enjoys partnering with her clients to provide support when they are distressed, wanting to improve their health and wellbeing, or wishing to reach their full potential, by providing a range of evidence-based interventions. Angela focuses on creating a strong therapeutic alliance with her clients, where they can feel safe and supported, to enable her and the client to work together to understand a clients difficulties, and create individual targeted goal directed treatment plans. Angela works in a client centered, strengthens based and trauma informed way. She has worked with clients across the full ages of the lifespan from infant to older adult, from a wide variety of backgrounds.
Angela utilizes a variety of therapeutic frameworks. Angela has extensive experience working with clients with complex mental health presentations including Developmental Disorders, Mood Disorders, Psychotic Illness, Trauma and Stress Related Disorders, Dissociative Disorders, Eating Disorders, Somatic Disorders and Personality Disorders. Angela also has a keen interest in working with adjustment disorders, schooling and occupational difficulties, gender dysphoria. Angela works with families to support them with parenting stress and difficulties, separation issues, family dispute resolution & attachment difficulties. She also has experience working with supporting the LGBTQI community.
In her spare time Angela loves spending time with her family, travelling and going on new adventures, being outdoors, catching up with friends, frequently visiting the local coffee shops, and spending time with her puppy.
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Yawar is the Practice Manager at PsychCare Psychology. Yawar is responsible for the everyday running of the practice.
As a qualified Commercial Pilot, Yawar also organises and operates mental health outreach flights to rural and remote areas in Queensland and New South Wales through PsychCare Services (PsychAir).
Bree Werda is a dedicated psychology student who is currently completing her Bachelor of Psychology (honours). Bree hopes to apply for entrance into the Master’s in Clinical and Neuropsychology program once she has completed her undergraduate training.
Bree has over 2 years experience working in medical administration. A valued member of the team at PsychCare Psychology, Bree provides the psychologists with administrative support. She is friendly and approachable, always happy to assist both the clients and the staff at PsychCare Psychology.
Child and Youth Psychiatry
PsychCare Services specializes in the assessments and management of Developmental and Mental Health Disorders for children and young people up to the age of 25. Click on the PsychCare Services logo to view their website.
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