Meet Vanessa

Vanessa is a director and founder of Think Mental Health and has over 25 years of experience working with children, adolescents, adults and families as a clinical psychologist. 

Vanessa provides mental health assessment and treatment for a broad range of psychological difficulties, including; anxiety, behavioural, emotional, mood, parenting and trauma/stress-related disorders. She is trained in evidence-based practice, including cognitive behavioural therapy (CBT), acceptance and commitment therapy (ACT), interpersonal psychotherapy (IPT), schema therapy (ST) and attachment-based interventions.

Vanessa has considerable experience working in the public and private health sectors and has lectured and supervised in the University of Canberra’s Clinical Psychology program. 

Recently she has expanded her Clinical Director role with the establishment of Canberra Head to Health and as such, currently only has capacity for a small clinical load. 

About Vanessa

Role: Clinical Psychologist

Age Range: Adolescent (12-18), Adult (18+), Children (under 12), Older Persons

Specialities/Interests and Experience: Anxiety, Bipolar, Depression, Parenting Issues, Stress


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