Claire graduated from the University of Tasmania in 2006 with a Masters degree in Clinical Psychology. She is endorsed as a Clinical Psychologist with AHPRA and is also a board approved supervisor. Claire has worked in a range of Tasmanian Government settings including the Department of Education, Disability Services and Adult Community Mental Health Services, giving her a broad range of experience with varying client presentations in children, adolescents and adults. Claire has worked in private practice on a part time basis whilst balancing her Government roles since 2010, providing services primarily to children and adolescents but also adults.
Claire is a registered provider for the National Disability Insurance Scheme and has a particular interest and extensive experience in adapting evidence based psychological approaches for people with intellectual disability including those who have experienced trauma. Other areas of interest include anxiety disorders, management of non-suicidal self harm, and general emotion regulation strategies for children, adolescents and adults. Claire has training and experience in a variety of therapeutic approaches including Cognitive Behaviour Therapy, Acceptance and Commitment Therapy, Eye Movement Desensitisation and Reprocessing, Dialectical Behaviour Therapy and mindfulness skills.