Tara Gannon

 Psychologist

  • Waiting Time Availability: Not Available
  • Name of practice: Focused Psychology
  • Billing methods: Bulk bill, Medicare/Mental health care plan, NDIS, Private fee, Veterans Affairs, Work cover, Transport Accident Commission, Other
  • Qualifications & Accreditations: Masters of Psychology (Clinical) Member of Australian Psychological Society (MAPS)
  • AHPRAH Registration Number: PSY000098982

Tara is a psychologist with over ten years experience working with young people, adults and families to assist with a range of mental health difficulties. Tara has worked in a broad range of settings including public mental health services, community and employee assistance programs and private practice. Tara is committed to achieving the best possible outcomes with her clients. Working collaboratively with each client to identify their individual needs, goals, strengths and priorities and the best matching therapeutic approach is a key aspect of her work. Tara has a range of clinical interests including working with clients who have difficulties with body image and disordered eating, personality disorders and perinatal mood and anxiety concerns. Tara has expertise in working with individuals who have difficulties regulating strong emotions, who struggle to engage in healthy relationships and who may use unhelpful coping strategies.

Approaches to Therapy Speciality Areas
  • Acceptance and commitment therapy (ACT)
  • Cognitive behaviour therapy (CBT)
  • Dialectical behaviour therapy (DBT)
  • Eye movement desensitisation and reprocessing (EMDR)
  • Gestalt, Interpersonal psychotherapy (IPT)
  • Mindfulness-based cognitive therapy (MBCT)
  • Psychodynamic psychotherapy
  • Psychoeducation
  • Schema-focused therapy
  • Alcohol and other drugs
  • Anger
  • Anxiety disorders
  • Bipolar disorder
  • Depression
  • Eating disorders
  • Everyday issues
  • Gambling
  • Grief
  • LGBTIQA+
  • Obsessive-compulsive disorders
  • Panic disorders
  • Phobias
  • Post-traumatic stress disorder
  • Relationship problems
  • Self image
  • Stress
  • Trauma
  • Attachment disturbances in adults*
  • Perinatal Mental Health Personality Disorders*

 

Contact details

157 Myers Street, GeelongGeelong,3220 0491 108 764 tara@focusedpsychology.net http://www.focusedpsychology.net

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