Introducing Annette Summers - Clinical Psychologist

 Annette is a Clinical Psychologist who spent over a decade working for Defence, and prior to that worked in mental health. Having recently left Defence Annette is now in private practice working with adults, older adults, veterans, and adolescents (16+).
Annette offers assessment and treatment for a range of psychological concerns including: Anxiety - including generalised worry, phobias, obsessive-compulsive tendencies, and panic. Depression - including Low mood, Post-natal adjustment and Bipolar, Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD)’ Grief/ Loss and other life transition adjustments, Problem use of alcohol and other substances; and Communication training to enhance performance in career/work and relationships.

Modalities of Therapy:  Cognitive Behavioural Therapy (CBT), Schema Therapy, Dialectical Behaviour Therapy (DBT), Mindfulness-based approaches, Motivational Interviewing.

Honours & Awards: 2010 Australia Day Defence Medallion ,2010 Group Commendation, Silver Level - Directorate of Psychology, Research & Technology

Qualifications: Bachelor of Arts,Master of Arts,Master of Psychology (Occupational Mental Health),Board approved supervisor of the 4+2 Program, and 5+2 Program.

Professional membership:   AHPRA Registered Psychologist with practice endorsement in Clinical Psychology; Member Australian Psychological Society (APS) & APS College of Clinical Psychologists; Approved Clinical Psychologist for Medicare and Workcover.