Shannon-BurgessShannon is a Clinical Psychologist with over 10 years of experience working in a variety of setting using a variety of psychological therapies for clients age 12 and above. Shannon specialises in working with adolescents. She has worked in a range of settings including mental health, drug and alcohol, private practice, not for profit services, and sexual assault services. She completed her Masters of clinical psychology at Curtin University of Technology in 2009. Since this time she has specialised in working with youth and adult offenders within the WA Department of Corrective Services, providing assessment and treatment, as well as completion of pre-sentence court reports. Shannon is also of Aboriginal descent and has spent a significant amount of her career working with Indigenous and CALD clients. Shannon uses a client-focussed approach utilising skills from a range of therapies including Cognitive Behaviour Therapy, Acceptance and Commitment Therapy, Schema Therapy and Motivational Interviewing.

Shannon is registered to practice as a clinical psychologist with the national Australian Health Practitioner Regulation Agency (AHPRA). She is accredited to provide therapy services through Medicare, private health agencies, and NSW Workcover.

Specialisations
  • Major Depressive Episode/Disorder
  • Depression
  • Anxiety disorders of all types
  • Trauma
  • Relationship difficulties
  • Grief and loss
  • Workplace difficulties
  • Anger management
  • Personal growth including assertiveness and self esteem
  • Bullying
  • Identity issues
  • Offending behaviours
  • Sexual issues
  • Completion of reports, including victims compensation and medico-legal
  • Cognitive-behavioural therapy
  • Schema Therapy
  • Acceptance and Commitment Therapy
  • Motivational Interviewing