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Christopher Ward

 Clinical Psychologist
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Christopher is a clinical psychologist with more than 20 years’ experience in counselling and psychological practice. He graduated with a Masters degree in Clinical Psychology from the University of Queensland in 2009. Christopher has worked extensively with adolescents via telephone counselling with Kids Helpline and also with parents via Parentline. Upon graduating, he worked for three years with Queensland Health focussing on patients living in the community with acute mental illnesses including Schizophrenia, Bipolar disorder and personality disorders. He has conducted psychological assessment and therapy in private practice since 2011 and has a particular interest in couples therapy and the management of sexual disorders either in a couples counselling context or via individual therapy.

Christopher also has more than 10 years’ experience working with veteran community and accepts clients from the Department of Veterans affairs and Open Arms (individuals and couples). He is well versed in Cognitive Behavioural Therapy (CBT), Schema Therapy, Mindfulness Based Cognitive Therapy (MBCT) and Emotion Focused Therapy (EFT) for couples.

Professional Qualifications and Memberships

- Bachelor of Science (Psychology) (Hons) – University of Queensland. 2001.
- Master of Clinical Psychology – University of Queensland. 2009.
- Member – Australian Psychological Society Clinical College. 2011.
- Registered Clinical Psychologist – Australian Health Practitioner Regulation Agency.

Special Interest/ Specialised Training

- Externship in Emotion Focussed Therapy (EFT) for    couples.

- Core skills A (Emotion Focussed Therapy).

- Core skills B (Emotion Focussed Therapy).

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