Inner West Allied Health and Specialist Centre
24/7 physiotherapy keeps you moving well

Libby Newton

Registered Psychologist

Registrations and Memberships

Registered Psychologist(from 2006)

Associate Member, Australian Psychological Society

WorkCover approved

Medicare registered



Employment History


Inner West Allied Health and Specialist Centre


2010-present


 Responsibilities:


· Conduct initial assessments and develop treatment plans

· Provide treatment under a cognitivebehavior therapy framework (referrals via     workers compensation, Medicare,private and Employee Assistance Program - EAP)

· Treat clients who present with a wide range of issues including depression, anxiety,    stress, PTSD, adjustment disorder and chronic pain

· Administer, score and interpret avariety of psychological assessments including DASS, BDI, BAI, QHQ, PRSS, OMPQ,ASDS, P-3, PSPI and PTSD Checklist

· Report writing

· Liaise with doctors, psychiatrists,insurers, rehabilitation consultants and employers

 


 


 



 

Trainingand Professional Development

 

August2010                           UnderstandingTrauma Workshop (Psychological Health                                               Interventions)

May 2010                             The Effective Use of Homework Assignments                                               in Cognitive Behaviour Therapy (Australian                                               Psychological Society - APS)

June2010                              Sleep    Disorders Workshop  (Mental Health                                               Professionals Network)

August2007                           AdvancedCBT: Applying CBT in Everyday Clinical                                               Practice (APS)

August2006                           TherapeuticApplications of Tranquility and Mindfulness                                               Meditation (APS)

October2006                         CognitiveTherapy for Social Anxiety Disorder (Australian                                               Association of CBT)

October2006                          Acceptance andCommitment Therapy with Depression                                                and Suicidality (Australian Association ofCBT)

2004– 2006                            PsychologistRegistration Program (Australian College of Applied Psychology)

2005                                       Certificate IV in Workplace Training(Rehabilitation                                                Services)

2004                                       ManagingChallenging Behaviours After Brain Injury                                                (Westmead Hospital Brain Injury Unit)

2003                                       ReportWriting and Legal Issues (WorkCover)

2000                                       The NewSupervisor (Australian Institute of Management)

1999                                       OH &S for Supervisors / Managers (Mercentile Mutual)

1998                                      GraduateCertificate in Human Resources Management                                                (TAFE)

1998                                      Train the Trainer (Australian College of Applied                                               Psychology)

1997                                       Strategies for Effective Call Centre Training (Australian                                                Telemarketing & Call Centre Association)

 

Education

1995                                       Bachelorof Science (Psychology) Honours (University of                                                NSW)

1991                                       HigherSchool Certificate, TER of 93.4 (Queenwood                                                School for Girls)

 

 

PersonalBeliefs

· Lead by example

· Be ethical, honest and fair

· Learn and grow from any situation

· Take the time to enjoy life before it slips away

 

 

PersonalAttributes

· Excellent communication and negotiation skills

· Excellent report writing skills

· Well organised and efficient managerof time

· Excellent presentation skills

· Initiative and maturity

· Good sense of humour