Helen Hall – Provisional Psychologist
bACHELOR of psychology (HONOURS)
GRADUATE DIPLOMA IN THEOLOGY
BACHELOR OF BUSINESS MANAGEMENT (HR & IR)
BACHELOR OF ECONOMICS
Helen is a Provisional Psychologist, has almost finished completing her internship to become a fully registered psychologist. Helen completed her Bachelor of Psychology with first-class honours at the University of the Sunshine Coast in 2018 and was awarded the Chancellor’s medal for outstanding achievements in academic performance, significant contribution to the local community, and service to members of the university. Helen is passionate about learning and supporting families through her research, having completed her honours thesis in parenting loneliness and currently completing her PhD at UniSC in adolescent cognitive empathy and its links to teenage loneliness and psychological distress. Helen also has two years of experience tutoring first and second year psychology students at USC.
Helen has a background of working with children, adolescents, and young adults that spans twenty years with her strengths particularly lying with late teens to early thirties with anxiety and depression. In recent years, she has worked with older adults and the healthy ageing research project at UniSC. In the last year, she has gained experience as a provisional psychologist in occupational rehabilitation, working predominantly with veterans and clients experiencing chronic pain and trauma (PTSD) and most recently Post Natal Depression.
Helen approaches her work with her clients with a deep desire to understand each individual in their own unique experiences to help them optimise functioning and provide support in a non-judgmental, empathic space. Helen mainly utilises treatments such as cognitive behavioural therapy, acceptance and commitment therapy, motivational interviewing, and solution-focused therapy.
Helen has experience with functional and personality assessments including WISC, WAIS, NEO, PAI, ABAS and Conners.