Tia takes a warm and empathic approach with all individuals. She is collaborative and takes a holistic approach with everyone as she believes that it is important that people are involved in their treatment. Tia is grateful that people can trust that she can help them overcome barriers in their life. Tia is passionate about tailoring treatment to each individual's personal circumstances and utilises evidence based therapeutic approaches.
Tia has worked with many individuals across public health and private organisations. In particular, she has extensive experience working with people who have been diagnosed with: chronic pain conditions, neurological conditions (Stroke, Acquired Brain Injuries, Multiple Sclerosis, Parkinson's Disease), those undergoing major life transitions, the older adult population, and those adjusting to illnesses and chronic conditions. The issues that she is experienced with include: depression, anxiety, obsessive compulsive disorder, post traumatic stress disorder / trauma, adjustment disorders, grief and loss, emotion regulation and distress tolerance difficulties, carer stress, sleep disturbance, and work and life stressors.
Types of Therapy:
Cognitive Behavioural Therapy (CBT)
Dialectical Behaviour Therapy (DBT)
Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT)
Solutions Focused Therapy
All consultations with Tia are conducted through videoconferencing or phone.
Tia has been awarded a Bachelor of Psychology (Honours) and a Master of Psychology (Clinical Psychology) from the University of Western Sydney.
Areas of Special Interest
Grief and loss
Older adult population
Registrations & Memberships
Tia is fully registered as a Psychologist with the Psychology Board of Australia (a division of the Australian Health Practitioners Regulation Agency (AHPRA). All psychologists with general registration meet a minimum standard of education and training and have been assessed as a suitable person to hold general registration in the profession. She has met a high level of education, training, ethical and professional standards, and undertakes ongoing training and skills development. Psychologists with general registration have a minimum of six years of university training and supervised experience, and build on that with ongoing education. General registration allows psychologists to work in any area of psychology and to use the title 'Psychologist'. Psychologists use evidence-based, customised psychological approaches to assess, diagnose and treat a wide range of clients and concerns.
Psychology Board of Australia
Australian Association for Cognitive and Behaviour Therapy