Jillian is a Clinical Psychologist, with about 15 years of experience working with adults with severe mental illness and their families in QLD Health, in community, inpatient and management positions. For the last 3 years she has been in private practice at Coolangatta.
Jillian has a gentle approach, and is professional, practical and personable. She aims to create a safe, supportive and hopeful space, where people can explore their struggles, work towards their goals, connect with their own strengths and thrive during this perinatal period. She draws on a range of evidence-based therapies that are tailored to best support the client and their unique circumstances. Therapeutic frameworks include CBT, ACT, DBT, Interpersonal therapy, and most recently she has been trained in EMDR.
Jillian’s professional interests include perinatal adjustment, depression, enhancing the parent-infant relationship, and a particular interest in birth trauma.