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. My work has also led to extensive consultation and liaison with community organisations  including Headspace 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.

General Information