Ms Robyn Gordon

Registered Psychologist and Assistant Director - The Big Tent Project

MA GDipChildPsych BA MAPS
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Master of Arts, Graduate Diploma in Child Psychology, Bachelor of Arts, Member of the Australian Psychological Society, Member of the College of Counselling Psychologists.

About Robyn

Robyn is interested to work with clients in a respectful way to assist them to develop a greater insight to and awareness of their lives and issues.

Areas of work:

Robyn works with families, individuals, adolescents and children experiencing:

  • Depression and Anxiety
  • Relationship problems
  • General life issues
  • Body image and identity issues
  • Substance use
  • Grief, loss and trauma
  • Organisational consultancy

 

Treatment Approaches:

Robyn utilises her knowledge and experience using the following treatment approaches to best suit the client’s needs:

  • Psychodynamic
  • Humanistic
  • Cognitive Behavioural
  • Group Therapy

 

 

Background and Experience

Robyn has over twenty years of experience in the profession; she has worked in varied settings including juvenile justice, child protection, school counselling, medical surgeries, and private practice.

In addition to her clinical work, Robyn works with individuals and students in a supervisory role and has been involved in the implementation and running of psychotherapeutic group programs. She is a committee member of the Psychoanalytically Oriented Psychologists Interest Group of the Australian Psychological Society. She acts as a consultant and supervisor for individuals and groups in private practice, and in the professional development, supervision, and training of psychologists and psychotherapists.

In her role as the Assistant Director of The Big Tent Project she is engaged in metropolitan and rural supervision and training of Early Intervention Professionals who are involved in work with children under five and their families who have been affected by trauma. In the past she has been invited to lecture in this area in Romania and presented at conferences and seminars on work with troubled children and their families.

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