Tim’s therapeutic orientation is grounded in person-centred therapy principles: reflective listening, empathy, and acceptance. He aims to create an environment that enables clients to feel safe discussing their past, current, or future challenges openly. He works with clients to collaboratively set therapeutic goals to ensure session content, discussions, and interventions meet therapeutic objectives.
Tim is passionate about helping people overcome their mental health difficulties and challenges. He helps clients build upon their existing skills and strengths while teaching new strategies and techniques to effectively self-manage complex thoughts, feelings, and emotions. Tim works collaboratively with clients to identify and overcome the obstacles that may hinder their ability to fulfil their potential and devises strategies to place them on a path of self-actualisation.
Tim utilises the bio-psycho-social model that considers the mind and body intertwined. The model stipulates that a person’s biological, psychological, and social states can positively or negatively impact their psychological health and emotional well-being. He examines this complex interaction to better understand the client’s mental health difficulties or psychological disorders, as well as to inform the most effective evidence-based interventions.
Experiences and Interests
Tim has gained extensive experience working within several different industries and in a wide variety of settings. He has experience working with individuals across the entire lifespan (children, adolescents, adults, and older adults) with a diverse range of mental health difficulties and psychological disorders.
He is particularly passionate about identifying the origins of a person’s mental health difficulties. He utilises evidence-based interventions to reduce symptom severity and build resilience to stressors while promoting positive behaviour change to enhance quality of life.
Tim utilises a diverse range of evidence-based modalities and therapeutic interventions to promote or enhance psychological health and emotional well-being. Therapeutic modalities include Cognitive Behavioural Therapy (CBT), Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT), Solution-Focused Brief Therapy (SFBT), Motivational Interviewing (MI), and Mindfulness.
How is Tim described by his clients
Tim is described as a friendly, authentic, and passionate psychologist.
Tim enjoys exercise, socialising, listening to live music, watching sports, and being present and mindful.