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Jocelene Lomas

Jocelene is a provisional psychologist who has worked in both public and non-for-profit organisations. She is a compassionate and driven therapist who demonstrates an eclectic treatment style adapting to the individual presenting in front of her. Jocelene is a holistic psychologist who delivers intervention through a client-centered approach drawing from a number of different evidence based therapies including Cognitive Behavioural Therapy (CBT), Mindfulness CBT, Motivational and Solution-Focused strategies, and demonstrates a keen interest for Schema Therapy. She acknowledges that growth in an individual is holistic and encompasses the mental body, the physical body and the spiritual body. By acknowledging this broader need for growth; her practice provides a space for the client to heal in all areas of life.

Jocelene has a counseling background and has worked with different aged children supporting them through change, loss, grief and trauma. She has also worked extensively with adults and adolescents within the forensic population who present with problematic offending behaviour. While working within the forensic field she has been inspired by the individuals she has treated and now holds a keen interest to work with specific challenges including complex trauma, personality disorders and attachment issues.

Jocelene has experience working with a variety of mental health issues including depression, anxiety, Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD), ASD, and a range of personality disorders. She has extensive experience in suicide/self-harm risk assessments and has provided short and long-term intervention to individuals who engage in these acute and maladaptive behaviours.

 

Qualifications:

  1. Bachelor of Social Science (Counselling)
  2. Graduate Diploma – Psychology
  3. Post Graduate Diploma – Psychology
  4. Static 99R; STABLE 2007 and ACUTE Assessor (Sexual Offending)
  5. Schema Therapy Training