Deb Spanner is an Accredited Mental Health Social Worker, with 23 years experience in working across government and non-government mental health services, as well as private practice as a mental health clinician.
Working in the area of perinatal mental health has always been an area of passion for Deb, with specialties in grief and loss, working with women and men who are survivors of domestic and family violence and sexual assault, as well as young people from diverse backgrounds. Deb also works with women who are experiencing unplanned pregnancies. Deb has had experience working in Indigenous communities and is committed to cultural safety when working with Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people. from a holistic social and emotional wellbeing approach.
Deb is trained in the use of a range of focused psychological strategies and evidence-based therapeutic approaches. She strives for excellence in service delivery and person-centered care and comes from a strengths-based, anti-oppressive perspective that is empathetic and caring.
Deb is committed to working with people on their journey through recovery, and being a partner in the building of resilience and self-empowerment.