Tegan Mallett – Psychologist (Medicare approved) Acceptance Commitment Therapy, Children/Adults/Families…

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Individual/family therapy

Tegan aims to teach people how to handle challenging moments in life (the things you want to control but can’t) and get connected with what you want, and need, to live a rich and meaningful life. Utilising the teachings from Acceptance Commitment Therapy and other therapeutic methods Tegan intends to support you through life’s challenges.  Tegan’s holistic approach to wellness will hopefully compliment your current journey to health and happiness.

Common concerns

  • Stress
  • Worry
  • Anxiety
  • Depression
  • Grief and loss
  • Parenting support
  • Parent/child relationship concerns
  • Social difficulties (child and adult)
  • Relationship concerns
  • Behavioural concerns
  • Sleep difficulties

Tegan has trained in a variety of therapeutic models including Acceptance Commitment Therapy (ACT) and Cognitive Behavioural Therapy (CBT). Tegan is also trained in Circle of Security (COS), Parent-Child Interaction Therapy (PCIT), Family Therapy and Strengths-based Therapy. All of these treatment methods are renowned for their solid foundations in research and clinical trials and are considered effective treatments for many mental health issues for many clinical groups.

Professional support

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Tegan’s STAR Service (Supporting Therapeutic skills And Resilience) is designed for staff who work closely with children and families who have experienced complex trauma and emotional and behavioural difficulties. The peer support model focuses on self-care and burnout management as well as personal and professional development.

It is an external and confidential service driven by individual support needs. Topics that could be covered include

  • Vicarious trauma
  • Self-care and burnout management
  • Understanding how systems work (family and organisational)
  • Complex trauma
  • Complex case management
  • Case conceptualisation
  • Models of care and therapeutic intervention
  • Team work and
  • Report writing

About Tegan

Tegan is a registered Psychologist with nearly 10 years experience in the field of mental health, child protection and alternate care. She has been working as a private Therapist for over a year and has growing interests and skills in supporting people living with Anxiety.

Starting as a Child Safety Officer, Tegan then progressed to an Alternate Care/Foster Carer Support worker, a Placement Support/Senior Youth worker, through to being the Goodna Therapeutic Residential Services Therapist in 2009 before starting as a Mental Health Clinician with the Child and Youth Mental Health Service – Evolve Therapeutic Services in 2010. Tegan has also worked as a Parent Child Interaction Therapist and an external consultant and assessor for training courses such as Certificate III and Diploma in Child Youth and Family and Counselling.

Tegan has worked in both government and non-government organisations and has developed a strong framework Attachment and Trauma, Systems theory, Therapeutic case management, vicarious trauma and self-care and burnout management. She has held several positions where supporting staff has been a large part of the role and she has skills in helping build therapeutic knowledge and resilience.

Other

  • General registration with the Psychology Board of Australia
  • Associate membership with Australian Psychological Society
  • Medicare Provider
  • Private Health care rebates may also apply for some individuals.
  • Full Professional Indemnity Insurance