Ms Beatrice Drysdale

Beatrice is an Associate at Joondalup Psychology Centre. She has experience working with clients in Hospital Rehabilitation, Disability Services, Community Mental Health, and the Department of Corrections.

Ms Beatrice Drysdale She has worked with adolescent and adult clients including Indigenous and other cross cultural clients across a variety of metropolitan and regional centres using a client-centred approach. Her approach includes full assessment of individual values, goals, and treatment needs to optimise the evidence-based treatment approach to be used. Therapies Beatrice utilises include Cognitive Behaviour Therapy (CBT), Motivational Interviewing, Solution Focused Therapy, Mentalization, Schema Therapy, and EMDR.

Beatrice has worked with clients who presented with diagnoses such as traumatic brain injury, intellectual disability, anxiety, depression, bipolar, attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) and impulse control disorders. She has experience helping clients address the effects of childhood and adult trauma, family violence, and issues of migration and cultural change. Working with Beatrice, her clients have improved their adjustment to lifelong and acquired disabilities, including chronic pain, grief, and loss.


Qualifications

  • Bachelor of Science (Psychology) First Class Honours Curtin University
  • Master of Psychology (Clinical Psychology) University of Western Australia

Specialties

  • Depression
  • Anxiety
  • Trauma
  • Stress
  • Interpersonal and Relationship issues
  • Grief and Loss
  • Emotion Management (including Anger and Aggression management)
  • Attention-Deficit / Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) and Impulse control
  • Positive Parenting
  • Family and Domestic Violence
  • Chronic Pain
  • Adjustment disorders
  • Alcohol and other substance misuse

Professional Membership

  • Member of the Australian Psychological Society (MAPS)
  • Fellow of the APS College of Clinical Psychologists (FAPSCC)
  • Member of Australian and New Zealand Association of Psychiatry, Psychology and Law (ANZAPPL)

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