Training and Qualifications

Maxine holds a Bachelor of Psychology Degree from The University of Western Australia and a Master of Psychology Degree from The University of New South Wales. She is also trained as a Psychotherapist


Maxine has specialist training in the following areas:


Sensorimotor Psychotherapy.

A sensorimotor approach to Psychotherapy. A psychosomatic approach to traumatized people focusing on both physical as well as psychological manifestations of trauma resulting in a more integrated healing.

Click here for the Sensorimotor Psychotherapy Institute website.


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EMDR. Eye Movement Desensitization Reprocessing.

A treatment for Trauma approved by the Australian Psychological Society.

Click here for the EMDRAA website



Psychoanalytic Psychotherapy.

Psychoanalytic Psychotherapy looks for significant events or patterns that contribute to a persons current difficulties emphasizing increasing self understanding and insight into emotional issues.

This understanding can enable new and healthier choices to be made.

Click here for the NSW Institute of Psychoanalytic Psychotherapy website.



CBT. Cognitive Behavior Therapy.

CBT is a relatively short term focused approach to thr treatment of emotional, behavioral and psychological problems. It helps individuals identify unhelpful thoughts and behaviors and learn healthier skills and habits. Refer to the Australian Association for

Click here for the Cognitive and Behaviour Therapy website.


Australasian Society for Traumatic Stress Studies – ASTSS

The Australasian Society for Traumatic Stress Studies (ASTSS) provides a forum for extending the understanding, prevention and treatment of major stress and trauma within the Australasian region.

Click here for the ASTSS website


Maxine is a member of the following institutes, associations and societies. Please click on any of the following to find out more about what they mean:


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In addition to face-to-face consultations Maxine does take consultations via Phone, Skype & Telehealth.

To arrange a distance appointment please get in contact via phone or email.

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