Sam also enjoys working with people without a diagnosed mental health concern.
Sam is a Clinical Psychologist with special interests in working to support:
With his down-to-earth, very open and warm approach, Sam works collaboratively with his clients to raise awareness of patterns within themselves and patterns of relating with others, and to develop skills to change unhelpful patterns and ultimately meet important emotional needs.
He is also a board-approved supervisor and provides training and supervision for trainee psychologists. He is currently supervising trainee psychologists at the University of Queensland and Queensland University of Technology. He is particularly interested in supervising early-career psychologists and providing supervision in Emotion-Focused Therapy, Focusing-Oriented Therapy and other Process-Oriented Therapies. He also supervises healthcare professionals working with the LGBT community.
Sam completed his Doctoral degree in clinical psychology with research focused on life transitions and well-being in mid and later life women. Sam has worked as a mental health clinician for 13 years in not-for-profit, correctional, hospital and private practice settings.
English and Mandarin Chinese
Doctor of Psychology (Clinical and Health Psychology)
Bachelor of Social Science (1st Class Honours) in Psychology
STAP-training for clinical supervision
Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing (EMDR)
Acceptance and Commitment Therapy
Cognitive Behaviour Therapy (CBT)
Centre for Human Potential (www.cfhp.com.au)