BA(Psych), BBusMan, MClinPsy, MAPS
Farah is a friendly and solution-focused psychologist who is experienced in the fields of clinical and corporate psychology. She is particularly skilled in helping individuals with work-related difficulties (e.g. performance, work/life balance, stress) and also in adjusting to periods of transition in their lives.
Farah takes a practical skill- and technique-based focus when it comes to wellbeing and mental health. Farah's therapeutic approaches include Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT), Cognitive Behaviour Therapy (CBT), Mindfulness, and Solution-focused Therapy.
Areas that Farah works well with include:
- Work-related issues (Bullying, Motivation, and Work/life balance)
- Stress management
- Anxiety (Generalised Anxiety Disorder, Social Anxiety, Phobias, Performance anxiety)
- Adjusting to change (e.g. grief/loss, migration, loss of job)
- Health (incl. diagnosis of health condition, chronic pain, chronic disease)
- Finding meaning in life
- Communication + relationships
Farah's particular strengths include assisting individuals through a time of significant change or life transition (e.g. loss of job, grief/loss, retirement) drawing on their values to help navigate through such periods of adjustment that typically bring about stress, anxiety, and low mood. She also has a special interest in assisting individuals navigate changes in their health, including adjusting to health diagnoses or working with chronic pain.
In addition to her clinical work Farah also facilitates corporate workshops on wellbeing and resilience, and has also developed and facilitated workshops on Acceptance and Commitment Therapy internationally. She has also spent many years working within Employee Assistance Programs and is therefore well-versed with helping individuals focus on performance and productivity.
Farah studied her Bachelor of Arts at the University of Queensland and her Master of Clinical Psychology at Help University in Malaysia. She is also a Member of the Australian Psychological Society. Farah is dedicated to continued professional development and is currently focused on learning theories and therapy approaches within the area of Contextual Behavioural Science.
Farah sees individuals aged 18+ years, and is also fluent in Malay.
She is registered to provide Medicare rebates and some private health fund rebates.