Dr Valerie Brown Clinical Psychologist

Valerie is a Clinical Psychologist, currently consulting on Wednesdays at Gippsland Consulting Suites. Valerie has a PhD/Master’s degree in Clinical Psychology from the University of Melbourne, and she is registered with the Australian Health Practitioner Regulation Agency (AHPRA). She is also a member of the Australian Psychological Association (APS) and the Australian Clinical Psychologist Association (ACPA).

 

Valerie has a wide clinical experience across the lifespan, ranging from older children, adolescents and adults, and can assist individuals with concerns about their mental health in the following areas:

 

  • Depression and anxiety (general excessive worries, panic attacks, social anxiety, phobias, obsessions and compulsions)
  • Stress management (related to work, study, family or marital relationships)
  • Trauma and loss (post-traumatic stress, grief and loss)
  • Health issues (adjustment to illness and health concerns, pain management, insomnia, sexual dysfunction, eating disorders)
  • Relationship and interpersonal issues (family and couple relationship difficulties, coping with life transition, assertiveness and positive communication, confidence and self-esteem)
  • In addition, Valerie has an interest in psychology related to middle-age women’s mental health and psychological issues relating to the menopause, the topic of her PhD thesis.
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