Dr Jodie Thomas
Registered Psychologist with Clinical Endorsement
Registered Supervisor for psychologists and students (including clinical psychology students)
Bachelor of Science (Hons), Immunology
Graduate Diploma in Psychology
Post-Graduate Diploma in Psychology
Doctor of Psychology (Clinical)
Registered Psychologist with clinical endorsement and is a Registered Supervisor for psychologists and students with the Australian Health Practitioner Agency (AHPRA)
Jodie is a registered clinical psychologist. She completed her psychology graduate and post-graduate studies at Monash University, and her Doctor of Psychology (Clinical) qualification at Deakin University. She has completed post-graduate training in Interpersonal Therapy, Schema Therapy, and Motivational Interviewing. Jodie is also an accredited Psychology Supervisor and Tuning into Kids (Emotionally Intelligent Parenting) facilitator. She has worked in private practice for over 4 years, as well as 7 years within an Inpatient Psychiatric Unit developing and delivering evidence based programs and treatments for a range of psychological disorders.
Jodie has significant experience in the assessment and treatment of clinical and non-clinical psychological issues including interpersonal problems (family, parenting and relationship issues) emotional problems, anxiety, stress, depression, work place difficulties, and drug and alcohol problems. She adopts a collaborative approach with clients to determine therapeutic goals and uses a range of psychological interventions to assist in alleviating psychological discomfort. Jodie has experience with both individuals and groups using the therapeutic modalities of Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT), Cognitive Behaviour Therapy (CBT), Interpersonal Therapy (IPT), Dialectical Behaviour Therapy (DBT), Motivational Interviewing (MI), Schema Therapy (ST), Solution Focused Therapy (SFT) and Supportive Counselling (SC). She has a special interest in attachment theory and the impact of early childhood experiences on current interpersonal functioning. She seeks to use simple language and concepts to assist client to remove the barriers that may be limiting their potential and achievement of life goals.
Some of the most influential quotes that guide my practice and living:
“When we are no longer able to change a situation, we are challenged to change ourselves” Viktor E. Frankl
“When you change the way you look at things, the things you look at change” ~Wayne Dwyer
“Everything we hear is an opinion, not a fact. Everything we see is a perspective, not the truth” ~ Marcus Aurelius
“The greatest discovery of my generation is that human beings can alter their lives by altering their attitudes of mind” ~ William James
Jodie is available at the Little Collins Street city office on weekdays
Please call reception on 1300224665 to book an appointment with Jodie.
Our online self-service booking system is undergoing a major overhaul, and will be unavailable until later in 2017. Until then, our friendly reception team is happy to take your call and book your appointments for you. We apologise for any inconvenience this may cause.