Flavia Bises – MPsych (Clin), BPsych (Hons), MACPA
Evidenced based psychological interventions for people of all ages presenting a wide range of psychological, psychiatric emotional and behavioural problems.
Flavia Bises is a Clinical Psychologist who has a Masters in Clinical Psychology and is a member of the Australian Clinical Psychology Association and the Australian Association for Cognitive and Behaviour Therapy (WA Branch).
Flavia works with individuals from the ages of 14 to older adults, assisting them with a range of issues including depression, anxiety, trauma, grief and loss, chronic pain, weight management, stress management and dealing with cancer. She employs employ evidence-based strategies including:
- Cognitive behaviour therapy
- Interpersonal psychotherapy
- Solution focused brief therapy
- Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT)
- Mindfulness based therapies
She has worked in adult community mental health, substance use rehabilitation settings, and has been a provider of services to clients of Open Arms, the Insurance Commission of WA and of the Cancer Council of WA.
Rick Underwood BA (Psychology) (Hons)
Rick completed his psychology degree at Edith Cowan University
After a 20 year career in the Australian Navy Rick went to university and obtained his degree in psychology. He started work in the prison system, where he gained experience in treating depression, anxiety, trauma – both recent and from childhood – as well as assessing clients at risk of self-harm and contributing to their management plan. Rick has worked with a wide variety of clients including indigenous people, military veterans, and clients with mental health diagnosis such as schizophrenia.
In addition Rick became a trained facilitator of therapeutic and psycho-educational group programs, including being an accredited facilitator of the Gatekeeper suicide awareness program. He also has worked with men who have had anger issues and those who have have sexually offended and helped them with plans to keep themselves and others safe.
Rick is committed to helping people to have full and healthy lives within their means. He uses CBT (cognitive behavioural therapy), Solution Focused Therapy, Psychodynamic Therapy, Acceptance and Commitment Therapy and EMDR (Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing) for trauma.