Ms Robyn Gordon is a counselling psychologist with over twenty years of experience in the profession. Robyn has worked with families, individuals, adolescents and children and uses psychodynamic, humanistic and cognitive behavioural theories in her work. She has worked in varied settings as a clinician in juvenile justice, child protection, school counselling, medical surgeries and private practice. Robyn is interested to work with clients in a respectful way to assist them to develop a greater insight to and awareness of their lives and issues. Robyn works with individuals and students in a supervisory role and has been involved in the implementation and running of psychotherapeutic group programs.
She is a Member of The Australian Psychological Society, a Member of the College of Counselling Psychologists and a Registered Psychologist. Robyn is also involved as a committee member of the Psychoanalytically Oriented Psychologists Interest Group of the Australian Psychological Society. She acts as a consultant and supervisor for individuals and groups in private practice and in the professional development , supervision and training of psychologists and psychotherapists.
In her role as the Assistant Director of The Big Tent Project she is engaged in metropolitan and rural supervision and training of Early Intervention Professionals who are involved in work with children under five and their families who have been affected by trauma. In the past she has been invited to lecture in this area in Romania and presented at conferences and seminars on work with troubled children and their families.
Areas of practice
- Depression and Anxiety
- Relationship problems
- General life issues
- Body image and identity issues
- Substance use
- Grief, loss and trauma
- Organisational consultancy
- Group therapy