Justine Adler

Justine is a warm, insightful and supportive therapist, skilled at adapting her therapeutic approach to each individual’s needs and objectives. In therapy, she draws on a wide range of evidence-based psychological approaches, including Cognitive Behaviour Therapy, Interpersonal Psychotherapy, Acceptance and Commitment Therapy, Schema Therapy, and Mindfulness Based Therapies. Her work is also informed by attachment based and psychodynamic therapy. This individualised, flexible and integrative approach to therapy meets the needs and goals of each client.

 

Qualifications

  • Bachelor of Arts (Psychology)
  • Honours degree (University of South Africa)
  • Masters degree in Clinical Psychology (Macquarie University)

 

Experience

  • 13 years experience across a range of settings in community and hospital settings, in both public and private health. Assessment and treatment for a range of presenting issues, including depression, anxiety, emotion regulation and relationship difficulties, across the lifespan.
  • Specialised experience in perinatal psychology, including six years working at a Karitane day stay unit and two years at St John Of God Hospital in Burwood. Justine is also a trained and experienced Circle of Security group facilitator. Justine has also maintained a private practice in the eastern suburbs for over a decade.
  • Justine has provided and continues to offer supervision to Psychologists and trainee Psychiatrists, with a focus on perinatal mental health.

 

Specialist Training

  • Watch, wait, wonder
  • Circle of Security
  • Acceptance and Commitment Therapy
  • Mindfulness Integrated Cognitive Behaviour Therapy
  • .b mindfulness in schools teacher

 

Professional Affiliations

  • fully registered with the Psychology Board of Australia
  • full member of the Australian Psychological Society (APS)
  • full member of the Australian College of Clinical Psychologists (CCLIN)
  • a member of Australian Association of Infant Mental Health
  • a member of Marce Society
  • member of Australian Clinical Psychologists Association (ACPA)