Simon Dann – Psychologist
Simon is a warm, friendly and engaging Psychologist who has been working in the mental health field for over 20 years. He believes that everyone will have life challenges at work or in their relationships than can be managed effectively and turned into opportunities for growth. He has undertaken the latest training in scientific methods for understanding human behaviour and has helped apply these as he assists people to transition through life. Simon believes strongly in personal growth and helping his clients improve their resilience so they can live their best life.
Simon has undertaken a Bachelor of Psychology and a Bachelor of Science. He holds post graduate certificates including Cognitive Behavioural Therapy and Acceptance and Commitment Therapy. He possesses additional qualifications in Motivational Interviewing for addressing Dual Diagnosis and Alcohol and Drug issues. He has undertaken the latest training in scientific methods for understanding human behaviour and is very experienced in assessment and treatment of mental health conditions.
Areas that he has worked in extensively are treating Depression/Anxiety, Alcohol and Drug issues and clients presenting with Employment and Personal relationship issues. He has a research interest in managing major mental illness through therapeutic treatment in addition to medication. He also has an interest in Aboriginal and first nation’s health. Simon’s practice includes the belief that the majority of alcohol and drug issues are related to an underlying disorder, and once that is treated the person can often reduce their subsequent drug and alcohol use.
Simon also has interests in adolescent health and group therapy with adults to help address anxiety/depression. Finally, he is very experienced in helping clients navigate career issues (including those linked to COVID 19).
Days available: Tuesday and Wednesday.
Please note: Appointments are only Telehealth.