”Carolyn understands medical terminology, she knows about medical conditions and is very interested in the mind-body connection.
THERAPEUTIC MODALITIES USED
Carolyn has advanced training in Counselling Psychology and she is skilled in evidence-based psychological treatments which include Cognitive Behavioural Therapy (CBT), ACT (a mindfulness-based cognitive therapy), and Schema-focused Therapy. She is trained in trauma-informed psychological therapies.
Carolyn also has advanced training in Emotional Freedom Techniques (EFT/Tapping). EFT/Tapping (a.k.a. psychological acupuncture) has been shown in brain imaging studies to reduce activity in an area of the brain called the Amygdala.
This area acts like the smoke-alarm for stress and when EFT is applied, the smoke alarm can be quickly turned down. EFT has wide application as a stress management technique and many scientific studies have shown its effectiveness for treating food cravings, weight management, anxiety, phobias, panic, PTSD, depression, and chronic pain, as well as increasing goal directed behaviours for peak performance.
“EFT is a simple powerful process that can profoundly influence gene activity, health and behaviour.”- Bruce Lipton PhD
Carolyn is a graduate of the Queensland University of Technology (QUT) and Bond University and she holds the following qualifications:
- Master of Social Science (Counselling) QUT
- Bachelor of Social Science (Psychology) with Honours (Post-Grad) Bond University
- Bachelor of Social Science (Psychology) QUT
- General Nursing Certificate Ipswich General Hospital
“There is hope, even when your brain tells you there isn’t.”
― John Green