Lisa Irving Psychologist

Lisa Irving

Principal/ Clinical Psychologist

Sees clients 18 years and older

Specialities: PTSD, Post-Natal Depression, Workers’ Compensation Trauma Claims

Available: Tuesday to Friday

Lisa Irving has worked in the profession of psychology for over 20 years. She began her first decade of professional work in psychology, working with people with injuries, disabilities, and stress conditions. During her second decade of working in private practice, she specialised in working with people with anxiety, depression, and trauma-related conditions. She has also worked with people with hoarding behaviours and sexual or gender identity issues.

In 2004 she launched Health Focus Clinical Psychology Services, a private practice in the Armadale-Kelmscott area and managed the practice until 2015. From this experience, Lisa has developed effective working relationships with treating psychiatrists at Perth Clinic and the Marian centre as well as many GP Practices close to the Armadale-Kelmscott area who continue to send referrals to the East Perth practice.

Lisa has trained in a range of therapeutic modalities including cognitive behavioural therapy, mindfulness, gestalt therapy and hypnotherapy.  Over recent years she has further developed her use of “positive psychology” strategies including hypnosis, mindful meditation and acceptance and commitment therapy. She attended the Happiness Conference in 2013 and over the past two years has attended intensive training with Dr Michael Yapko, a clinical psychologist internationally known for his therapeutic skills in hypnosis. She uses EMDR in clinical practice and has recently completed additional training with internationally accredited trainer Graham Taylor.

Lisa has particular interest in working with:

  • NDIS

  • Specific anxiety disorder

  • Trauma reactions (e.g police, prison officer, teachers, ambulance drivers/other)

  • New mums/mums to be (pre and postnatal issues)

  • New mums / mums to be (pre and postnatal issues)

  • Grief

  • Illness and injury

  • Workers’ compensation claims

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