BSc (hons), MPsych (Clinical)
Paul sees children, adolescents and adults
Paul works with a wide range of difficulties with sleep, including child, adolescent, and adult insomnia, circadian rhythm disorders, excessive daytime tiredness, and chronic nightmares.
Paul completed his training in Clinical Psychology at the University of Western Australia in 1999, and he has worked as a Clinical Psychologist in public mental health services and in private practice for the past 17 years. His principal area of practice has been with children, adolescents and families, however he also had the opportunity to develop his clinical practice with adults while working in Oxford, UK from 2002-2004. He was Chair of the WA Branch of the Australian Association for Cognitive Behaviour Therapy for two years, and currently provides teaching for the Curtin Postgraduate Clinical Psychology training, and to the Child and Adolescent Health Service Psychiatry training program. He has an active interest in clinical supervision.
Paul's clinical practice puts emphasis on the formation of a safe, ethical therapeutic relationship to facilitate collaborative and goal-directed therapy. His practice is informed most heavily by Cognitive Behaviour Therapy where it is indicated, as well as other models / approaches related to Interpersonal Therapy , Attachment Theory and Mindfulness where they are indicated.