Crystal completed a Bachelor of Psychological Science with Honours, and is a registered psychologist with AHPRA. Crystal is a member of the Australian Association of Psychologists Inc (AAPI). Crystal is a veteran and served six years in the Australian Defence Force (Army).
Crystal has a wealth of experience providing therapy for a diverse range of presenting problems, such as depression, anxiety, suicide intervention and prevention, self-harming behaviours, work-related stress or concerns, adjustment to injuries and pain management, social anxiety or phobias, and issues with self-confidence. Crystal supports adolescents, adults, and older adults through a person-centred approach. Crystal has additional experience with career guidance and advice, vocational assessments, and conducting workshops on improving mental wellbeing in the workplace.
Crystal utilises evidence-based interventions to best support her clients, in particular, cognitive-behavioural therapy, acceptance and commitment therapy, exposure therapy, and a strengths-based and solution-focused approach. Crystal provides a safe and warm environment to all clients, and tailors therapy to suit their individual needs. Crystal has a passion for helping people think and feel Crystal Clear, and live a meaningful and balanced life.
Available at our Sunshine Coast office or via telehealth Australia wide
Dr Ken O'Brien
Mental Health Social Worker
Dr Ken O’Brien is a Registered Accredited Mental Health Social Worker with specialist knowledge, training and experience from over 35yrs research and practical application of the genetic, neurological and social factors driving the intergenerational transmission of Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD).
Dr Ken has worked with a variety of government and non-government agencies and organisations providing primary and advanced biopsychosocial assessments of capacity and impairment of individuals and families including Aboriginal and Torres Strait First Nations people, Military service and ex-service persons and their families, children in State and Federal Care Services, Jobseekers with disabilities, and families in crisis.
Dr Ken combines his extensive research with lived-experience to assist people and families to optimise their situations and capacities and turn misunderstood qualities into valued assets using innovative creative strategies.
Available via telehealth Australia wide