Dan is a warm and understanding psychologist who holds general registration with AHPRA and is completing his clinical registrar program. He aims to provide a relaxed and safe therapeutic environment to allow clients to feel comfortable and at ease to work on the problems they are facing.
Dan’s clinical interest areas are personality disorders, eating disorders, depression and anxiety. Dan also works at the Child and Youth Mental Health Service (CYMHS) Eating Disorders Team (EDT), where he sees adolescents for a range of issues, including eating disorders, anxiety, social phobia, obsessive compulsive disorder and complex trauma. He also has experience working with a range of presentations for children to older adults at the Griffith University Psychology Clinic.
Dan utilises a variety of evidence-based treatments, including Cognitive Behavioural Therapy (CBT) and CBT-E, Specialist Supportive Clinical Management, Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT), and he has been trained and supervised in Dialectical Behavioural Therapy (DBT) by Melissa Kent.
Dan has a passion for evidence-based treatments and research, and is currently completing a PhD at Griffith University investigating the role of personality and in eating disorders and behaviour. He has published his research in the international journals ‘Appetite’ and ‘Personality and Individual Differences’.
In his spare time, Dan enjoys spending time with his wife, running, cycling, caravanning, playing the guitar and falling off surfboards.
• Personality disorders
• Eating disorders
• Anxiety and stress
• Social phobia
• Men’s well being
Dan is part of our DBT team
Children aged 12+, adolescents, and adults