Brooke is passionate about supporting people to develop new skills, build on their individual strengths and experience a greater quality of life with psychological flexibility and emotional wellbeing. With a Master of Clinical Psychology and clinical experience spanning both private and public settings, Brooke is skilled in delivering evidence-based therapies to individuals and their supports with a range of difficulties encompassing anxiety and mood disorders, complex trauma, emotional dysregulation and perinatal mental health.
Brooke has a particular interest in working with individuals and couples around the perinatal period. She has experience supporting new parents with perinatal anxiety and depression, perfectionism, body concerns and birth trauma. Brooke also seeks to assist with difficulties that arise in the context of parenting such as relationship challenges and communication, attachment difficulties and role transitions that often present additional stress during the first years of parenthood and ongoing. Brooke has a special interest in assisting individuals and couples who are childless not by choice, fertility difficulties and IVF support as well as grief and loss.
Brooke’s approach to therapy is informed by a range of evidence-based treatments including Cognitive Behaviour Therapy (CBT), Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT), Dialectical Behaviour Therapy (DBT), and Mindfulness, which are used flexibly to tailor her work alongside her client’s goals and needs. Brooke is an accredited Circle of Security facilitator, an attachment-based program that aims to increase parent’s awareness of their child’s needs to enhance attachment security between parents and children, which also informs individual work.
Being a warm and authentic therapist, Brooke aims to promote a reflective and safe therapeutic space where clients feel they are able to work through their challenges, celebrate their wins, and build their resilience to feel capable to thrive with what life may have around the corner.