B.Psych; B.Comm; Dip.Ed; A.M.A.P.S
Qualifications and memberships
Rodger is a registered psychologist with the Western Australian Psychologists Registration Board and an associate member of the Australian Psychological Society (APS), with over ten years experience in counseling.
Rodger completed his Bachelor of Psychology in 1997 and his Graduate Diploma in Education in 1998, both at the University of Western Australia, after his former career in finance.
Rodger is committed to continual learning in his field and undertakes extensive ongoing professional development with the Australian Psychological Society and attends seminars and workshops that ultimately benefit patient care. He has completed post-graduate training in drug and alcohol issues, problem gambling counselling, couples and family counselling, sexual abuse, adolescent programs, stress debriefing, trauma counselling, Veterans care, post-traumatic stress and various other areas of interest.
Rodger has worked as a psychologist within a variety of settings within the public and private sectors, including government agencies, facilitating men’s domestic violence groups and problem gambling groups and he has also worked in education as a school psychologist, in addition to private practice.
As a registered Psychologist, clients can be referred to Rodger by their GP on a Medicare ‘Mental Healthcare Plan”, which makes them eligible for a Medicare rebate on their consultations with him.
Areas of specialty and preferred treatment approaches
Sometimes we would like to make changes in our lives but feel unable to do so. Rodger is committed to supporting clients to turn the positive changes they hope for into reality. As a collaborative process, counselling can be very helpful for clients to gain an increased understanding of the issues that they see as limiting their quality of life.
Rodger seeks to work with clients to empower them to move toward a life that is full, rich and meaningful, and firmly based in the values that are important to them.
Rodger works with adults, couples, families, children and adolescents with a wide variety of problems including:
- Relationship difficulties
- Personal issues
- Personal development and self esteem problems
- Addiction issues – including alcohol, drugs and gambling
- Anger management and other emotion regulation issue.
- Work stress and stress management
- Health-related problems
- Life transition and adjustment issues
- Grief and loss
- Sexuality issues
- Fertility problems
- Post traumatic stress
- Parenting concerns
- School and behavioural problems in children and adolescents
Rodger provides counselling for both couples and individuals, as well as families.
In his approach to treatment, Rodger draws from his extensive training and clinical experience and uses a number of therapeutic approaches to empower clients to make meaningful change. The forms of treatment approaches that his clients find very helpful include Cognitive Behavioural Therapy (CBT), Acceptance and Commitment Therapy, aspects of Narrative Therapy and values based approaches.
At all times, Rodger remains committed to working with his clients with compassion and respect for their individual needs and circumstances. His approach is empathetic, considered and warm, which helps his clients to feel comfortable to openly discuss their issues and he treats client-confidentiality with absolute care.
Rodger warmly invites anyone who may be thinking about seeing a psychologist to phone him directly at the practice, to discuss your concerns and to gain an understanding of whether counselling might be valuable for you. His contact details are: 08 9286 1166 or email@example.com
Rodger’s warm and caring approach to client care, together with his experience and commitment to helping his clients achieve their goals, makes him a very valued member of the Remède team.
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