Elizabeth Parr

Elizabeth Parr is a clinical psychologist with a Master of Clinical Psychology from Queensland University of Technology. She has a broad range of professional experience, including community mental health, hospital, university clinic and university teaching and research settings. She has a naturally warm and empathic style and a passion for supporting people across the life stages to discover insights, acquire new skills, and make positive changes in their lives. She is experienced in working with adolescents and adults experiencing a range of psychological difficulties such as anxiety, depression and low mood, difficult life transitions, emotional dysregulation, excessive worry and rumination, sleep issues, panic attacks, personality disorders, phobias, relationship issues, stress and burnout. Elizabeth specialises in working with families. She takes a non-judgemental stance, and aims to provide a safe, therapeutic context in which parents and children can work toward more connected, meaningful relationships. Elizabeth’s research has focused on the importance of belongingness in our lives. She provides short-term therapy or long-term therapy, depending on each individual’s needs.

Qualifications

BBehavSc(Psych)(Hons) MPsych(Clin), MAPS FCCLP

Consulting Days

Wednesdays 8:00am – 2:00pm

Special Interests

Anxiety, depression and low mood, difficult life transitions, emotional dysregulation, excessive worry and rumination, sleep issues, panic attacks, personality disorders, phobias, relationship issues, stress and burnout. Treatments: Cognitive Behavioural therapy, Interpersonal therapy, Schema therapy, the Circle of Security, Psychodynamic psychotherapy and Motivational interviewing.

Referral Required

GP mental health care plan (12 month calendar year) or a specialist referral