Samuel is a Registered Psychologist and Clinical Registrar who commenced working at READ Clinic in 2019
Samuel graduated from the Macquarie University with a Bachelor of Psychology (Honours, first class) in 2015. He worked within the community mental health setting for 12 months before completing his Masters of Clinical Psychology in 2017. He began his Clinical Psychology Registrar program in 2018, due for completion in early 2020.
Samuel believes the relationship between the therapist and client is vital for positive treatment outcomes – he focuses on establishing a relaxed, genuine atmosphere that works towards accomplishing the client’s goals and implementing effective change. Predominantly trained in Cognitive Behaviour Therapy (CBT), he uses various other approaches in treatment, including Acceptance Commitment Therapy (ACT), Dialectical Behaviour Therapy (DBT) and Motivational Interviewing.
Samuel is an Associate Member of the Australian Psychological Society, and has experience working in hospital and community settings, as well as private practice. He has also completed research in the areas of anger, mindfulness, and male body image.
Samuel’s areas of interest for children and adults are:
- Anger and aggression
- Stress management
- Behavioural difficulties
- Interpersonal difficulties
Samuel works: Mon 8:00am – 4:30pm, Tue 8:00am – 4:30pm, Wed 8:00am – 4:30pm, Thurs 8:00am – 4:30pm, Fri 8:00am – 4:30pm.