Child & Adolescent Psychologist, Clinical Registrar
Jonathan is a psychologist who has experience working with children, adolescents, young adults and families, in a variety of contexts, and with varied presenting clinical and psychosocial difficulties.
Jonathan holds a Masters degree in the field of clinical psychology and is undertaking the Clinical Registrar program to become a registered clinical psychologist. Through Jonathan’s training he has developed a strong appreciation for the principals of evidence based practice. Jonathan incorporates various therapeutic modalities, including motivational interviewing (MI), cognitive behaviour therapy (CBT), acceptance and commitment therapy (ACT), schema therapy, dialectical behavioural therapy (DBT), and elements of mindfulness. In addition to his strong clinical skills, Jonathan provides a client-centred approach, works compassionately, logically, and flexibly; and with a strong ethical foundation, to best support clients to enrich their lives, and the lives of those around them.
During his time as a psychologist, Jonathan has had the opportunity to gain experience in the assessment and treatment of a wide range of presenting problems, including anxiety disorders, depression and other mood disorders, attention deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD), specific learning disorders, substance use disorders, grief and loss, personality disorders, behavioural problems, interpersonal and social difficulties, stress, trauma and eating disorders.
Jonathan is a keen advocate for accessible psychological services for young people, and this is reflected in his enthusiasm for working with children, families and schools. Outside of work, Jonathan enjoys painting, all coffee things, music, computer games, running, and spending time with his family.
- Bachelor of Arts (Theatre Performance), Ballarat University
- Graduate Diploma of Psychology, The University of Melbourne
- Post Graduate Diploma of Psychology, Federation University
- Masters of Clinical Psychology, Federation University
- Registered Psychologist with the Psychology Board of Australia, AHPRA
- Member of the Australian Psychological Society (MAPS)
Undertaking the Clinical Registrar Program
- Autism Diagnostic Interview (Revised) – ADI-R
- Autism Diagnostic Observation Schedule (Second Edition) – ADOS-2
Children and adolescent mental heath
Cognitive and educational assessments
Anxiety related problems
Social skills training
Jon consults at the Niddrie Clinic on Tuesdays and Wednesdays.