Benjamin is a registered psychologist who is passionate about working with young people, adults and families who present with a diverse range of mental health issues. Benjamin has a warm and compassionate approach, and considers the development of strong therapeutic relationships with clients as critical to the effectiveness of treatments that meet his clients’ needs. He uses a range of evidence-based interventions, including Cognitive Behavioural Therapy (CBT), Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT) and Motivational Interviewing (MI). In all treatments, Benjamin places a strong emphasis on working collaboratively with clients to identify and work towards their goals.
Benjamin obtained his Master of Clinical Psychology degree from Macquarie University. Throughout his training, he delivered interventions for a broad range of presentations across all age ranges, including depression, anxiety and schizophrenia in private and public health settings. He has also facilitated a social skills group program for children, modelled on the Australian social skills program ‘STOP THINK DO’.
Benjamin has a particular interest in the treatment of anxiety disorders across the age-span, and has conducted research within his Master of Clinical Psychology degree, which focused on Social Anxiety Disorder and the quality of interpersonal relationships.