Michele Diamond is an experienced clinical psychologist and an accredited provider with Medicare and Private Health Funds. Michele established her private practice at Maroochydore on the Sunshine Coast in 2008. Michele is an APS Psychologist and is a member of the APS College of Clinical Psychologists. Michele is registered with the Department of Veteran's Affairs (DVA) to provide psychological services to eligible veterans.
Michele can help you with anxiety, depression, stress, trauma, panic attacks, relationship problems, phobias, grief and loss, adjustment difficulties, social difficulties, obsessions and compulsions, anger management, sleep problems, personality disorders, recovery from sexual abuse, behaviour change, addictions, low self esteem, assertiveness and lifestyle change.
Michele uses mainly a cognitive behavioural approach when helping clients including techniques such as stress management training, skills training (communication, assertiveness, conflict resolution) exposure therapy, behavioural therapy, cognitive therapy, motivational interviewing, relaxation training and mindfulness meditation. Michele will also utilise techniques from other evidence-based therapeutic approaches including: Dialectical Behaviour Therapy, Schema Therapy, Acceptance and Commitment Therapy, Interpersonal Psychotherapy, Family Therapy, Clinical Hypnotherapy. Michele takes a Humanistic approach and recognises there is no one ‘typical’ treatment session as there are different methods of treatment for different problems and different people.