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Andrea Schwede

Clinical Psychologist

Qualifications

  • Master of Clinical Psychology (MPsychClin), University of Queensland

  • Bachelor of Arts (Hons) – Honours in Psychology, University of Queensland

  • Bachelor of Arts – Double Major in Psychology, University of Queensland

  • STAP accredited Supervisor for the Psychology Board of Australia

Telehealth Only

About Andrea

Andrea is an experienced clinician who brings a relaxed, down-to-earth manner to the therapeutic environment. As a specialist in Cognitive Behaviour Therapy, she uses evidence-based practice to tailor treatment to you and your individual circumstances. 

 

Andrea believes that each of us has the power to influence our own future, that although our past may have ‘shaped us’, it need not define who we are and what we can achieve.  Andrea is passionate about helping people live a fulfilling life, equipping them with skills to achieve their treatment goals and lead a life rich in

meaning.

 

Andrea has a career spanning 20 years with experience working in the public and private sectors of mental health. In addition to Melbourne, Andrea has worked in Brisbane, the Gold Coast, Rural Queensland and in London (UK).

Andrea provides her therapeutic services exclusively via Telehealth.  Research has shown Telehealth to be as effective as attending psychology sessions in-person.  Regardless of whether you are at home, on holiday, or travelling for work - Telehealth brings contemporary service provision, convenience, accessibility, and portability to psychological support.

Therapeutic Interests

Andrea enjoys working with adults experiencing:

  • Anxiety including Panic Attacks, Excessive Worries, Social Anxiety, Phobias, and OCD

  • Depression and Adjustment Difficulties

  • Interpersonal difficulties/ Individual relationship difficulties

  • Perinatal issues including Infertility; Pregnancy concerns; Antenatal and Post-Natal Depression, Anxiety, Psychosis;  Birth Trauma; Perinatal Loss (miscarriage, still-birth, post-birth loss); and Adjusting to Parenthood.

  • Psychosis

  • Bipolar

  • Trauma

Other Professional Interests

Andrea is dedicated to providing current, evidence-based treatment and regularly participates in supervision, training and professional development.

Andrea Schwede (ABN 88 493 125 051) is an independent psychologist practicing for the clients of Melbourne Psychology and Counselling via Telehealth.