James Healy

Psychologist
Mental Health & Well-Being Counsellor

B.Sc Psychology (Honours)
Master of Arts (MA)
2 Years Lectureship in Psychology: Bristol UK

Professional Biography

I am a compassionate and highly experienced registered psychologist with a humanistic, person-centred ethos. I am delighted to be part of the team at Fremantle Counselling and Psychological Services, and to be returning to my Fremantle therapeutic roots!

Prior to joining Fremantle Counselling & Psychological Services I worked as the professional lead psychologist on the ALIVE suicide intervention program at the 360 Health & Community services for over 4 years. In this role I provided psychological assessment, psychotherapeutic intervention and support to people across the lifespan and from varied cultural backgrounds.

I have also worked as a Consultant Psychologist to community organisations including Headspace Mental Health practitioners on risk management and attachment informed care.

My therapeutic experience has involved working extensively with individuals presenting with a broad range of mental health issues and life challenges, including:

  • General, Social, and Health Anxiety
  • Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD)
  • Suicide Ideation
  • Depression; Grief and Loss
  • Body Dysmorphia
  • Anger Issues
  • Complex Trauma
  • Relationship Concerns
  • Vocational issues, including career change and development

Qualifications

  • Bachelor of Science, Psychology (hons)
  • Master of Arts (MA)
  • Therapeutic Crisis Intervention
  • SARC (Sexual Assault Resource Centre): The Impact of Complex Trauma
  • Headspace: Early Intervention, Eating Disorders
  • FIT (Feedback Informed Therapy) + ORS training at the Henry Street Centre
  • AIPA: Working Together: The Journey Towards Cultural Competence with Aboriginal and Torres Strait    Islander People
  • APS: Foundations of Suicide Prevention (Advanced clinical training
  • Schema Therapy: Introduction to Schema Therapy – Dr Chris Lee, UWA
  • The Henry Street Centre: Peer Supervision Group (fortnightly)
  • Completed the Cultural Orientation Plan for Health Professionals
  • ATAPS Operational Guidelines (clinical) in house training
  • 360 Health + Community Group Supervision (clinical); Peer Supervision (clinical)
  • Member of clinical governance mental health group at 360 Health + Community
  • Ongoing and extensive research through MHPOD, APS, CCI, BPS and domestic and international psychology journals and treatment manuals.

Registration

Australian Health Practitioner Regulation Agency- PSY0001921844

Referral and rebates that may apply to you

  • Medicare rebates apply with a Mental Health care Plan from your Doctor
  • Self-referrals are welcomed
  • Private Health Fund rebates may apply
  • DVA eligible

Skype & Online Services

If you do not live in Perth and would still like to access services, I am able to provide online services including video conferencing sessions on Skype, Facetime,  Zoom, or Telehealth platforms.

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