Clinton is an accredited psychologist with the Australian Health Practitioners Regulation Agency and a fully registered member of the Australian Psychological Society.
He has worked as a psychologist for over 20 years in several different settings, including Relationships Australia, Rehabilitation and Education. For the past 14-years he has worked as the Principal Psychologist in Private Practices in the Knox and Rowville areas.
Prior to this, Clinton trained and worked as a Naturopath for 13 years. This enables him to have a more holistic approach when dealing with mental health issues. His focus in counselling is to develop a collaborative relationship with clients to encourage them to become actively involved in implementing change in their lives, and to assist them to become more emotionally resilient.
Clients have remarked that Clinton brings a unique energy, enthusiasm and humour into each session. This, together with his ability to establish rapport, provides clients with a supported, safe and nurturing counselling environment.
The philosophy of Centre Peace Psychology is based on the following core ideas:
The modality that is used is usually determined by the goal being focused on, and the psychologist’s assessment of what would work best for this client. The modalities that are frequently used include:
The hypnosis used is the Richards’ TRTP technique. It has been likened to hypnosis on steroids. It is a quick and highly effective method of treating conditions such as PTSD, Anxiety and Depression. It can significantly reduce the time it takes to achieve meaningful results.
If you can day-dream, then you can be a successful candidate for hypnosis. This often allows clients who have painful memories, trauma, anxiety, phobias, grief and guilt locked up inside them to finally experience both relief and a sense of closure.
The most common conditions treated include:
Clients presenting with a Mental Health Care Program from their General Practitioner will be able to a rebate for their appointment. Providing your account is linked to Medicare, this amount will be able to be deposited directly into your account.
Those with Extras for psychologists on their Private Health insurance plan should be able to get a rebate through their health fund.