Julie-Anne Geddes, Principal Psychologist
Julie-Anne is always intent on offering a warm, supportive atmosphere where her clients can pursue their goals, find insight and understand their emotions. This safe, professional environment is designed to make individuals, couples, families and adolescents feel comfortable, thereby allowing them to share their fears, anxieties and desires. Julie-Anne´s years of experience give her the insight and knowledge in using effective techniques to work with depression, anxiety, stress management, relationship issues and addictions in Wollongong and surrounding areas.
Julie-Anne helps clients explore their own difficult territory, safe in the knowledge that she will provide an empathetic, professional, healing environment. She also has a particular interest in assisting people with gay/lesbian/transgender and polysexual issues.
With extensive training that includes forensic psychology, (this is where psychology and the law relate to one another), Julie-Anne is fully capable of working with clients of all ages and all conditions, including young people with substance/drug use and mental health concerns, in particular those with a diagnosis of borderline personality disorder.
She also enjoys working with couples to enhance the relationship is also something Julie-Anne has been doing for many years; assisting with communication and sexual problems, which is usually part of this work. She works with men and women to improve their relationships as a partner and as parents.
Psychological treatment is available for anger management and/or management of addiction/bad habits.
Julie-Anne is a registered psychologist and is WorkCover approved.
She practices using Narrative Therapy, Acceptance and Commitment Therapy, Mindfulness and Cognitive Behavioural Therapy.She is a member of Beyond Blue, ASCA (Adult Survivors of Child Abuse), and Narrative Connections.
- Bachelor of Arts (Psychology) (Macquarie University)
- Masters of Arts (Forensic Psychology) (University of Western Sydney)
- Master of Counselling (Hons) (University of New England)
- Master of Creative Writing (Canberra University)
- Diploma in Social Welfare Work