The Health Psychology Clinic - Dr. Belinda Thewes

The Health Psychology Clinic - Dr. Belinda Thewes

A clinical psychology service aimed at helping people cope with Physical & emotional consequences of cancer & other chronic illnesses Gastro-intestinal disorders Health worries Adjustment to illness and disability. Carer support issues and more

Gender female
Areas of Health Belinda is an endorsed clinical psychologist and academic health psychologist with over 20 years experience helping adults deal with physical and mental health issues. She completed her post-graduate clinical psychology training at Sydney University in 2000. Belinda has a career-long interest in the interaction between the mind and body and has developed specialist knowledge in medical psychology over the past two decades. She has worked as a clinical psychologist in the Department of Medical Oncology, Prince of Wales Hospital in Sydney, and at Eurobodalla Cancer Services, Moruya. Following her PhD she completed further post-doctoral training at the School of Psychology, University of Sydney and Department of Medical Psychology, Radboud University Medical Centre, in The Netherlands. She has a special interest in psychological issues facing women with breast cancer, having focussed both her masters and doctoral research on this topic. She is also interested in the development and application of online psychological interventions and telehealth. Prior to working in health-related areas she has worked for government agencies and community health organisations in community mental health and intellectual disability. Belinda’s treatment approach is tailored to her client’s need and goals. She takes a wholistic view of physical and mental health, is very behavioural and practical in her style. She will focus on identifying your goals and strengths, and help you develop strategies to live the best life possible in the face of health challenges. Her approach is informed by cognitive behaviour therapy (CBT), Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT), meta-cognitive therapy, mindfulness and compassion-focussed therapies. Belinda also has a background in research and education and has published many research papers on topics related to the psychological aspects of cancer and online interventions See PUBLICATIONS. She regularly speaks at conferences and remains actively involved in research activities related to cancer in Australia and Europe.
Profession Clinical Psychologist
Speciality Health Psychologist
Moruya, NSW, MORUYA, New South Wales 2537
Special Services
The Health Psychology Clinic - Dr. Belinda Thewes
The Health Psychology Clinic - Dr. Belinda Thewes

A clinical psychology service aimed at helping people cope with Physical & emotional consequences of cancer & other chronic illnesses Gastro-intestinal disorders Health worries Adjustment to illness and disability. Carer support issues and more

Gender female
Areas of Health Belinda is an endorsed clinical psychologist and academic health psychologist with over 20 years experience helping adults deal with physical and mental health issues. She completed her post-graduate clinical psychology training at Sydney University in 2000. Belinda has a career-long interest in the interaction between the mind and body and has developed specialist knowledge in medical psychology over the past two decades. She has worked as a clinical psychologist in the Department of Medical Oncology, Prince of Wales Hospital in Sydney, and at Eurobodalla Cancer Services, Moruya. Following her PhD she completed further post-doctoral training at the School of Psychology, University of Sydney and Department of Medical Psychology, Radboud University Medical Centre, in The Netherlands. She has a special interest in psychological issues facing women with breast cancer, having focussed both her masters and doctoral research on this topic. She is also interested in the development and application of online psychological interventions and telehealth. Prior to working in health-related areas she has worked for government agencies and community health organisations in community mental health and intellectual disability. Belinda’s treatment approach is tailored to her client’s need and goals. She takes a wholistic view of physical and mental health, is very behavioural and practical in her style. She will focus on identifying your goals and strengths, and help you develop strategies to live the best life possible in the face of health challenges. Her approach is informed by cognitive behaviour therapy (CBT), Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT), meta-cognitive therapy, mindfulness and compassion-focussed therapies. Belinda also has a background in research and education and has published many research papers on topics related to the psychological aspects of cancer and online interventions See PUBLICATIONS. She regularly speaks at conferences and remains actively involved in research activities related to cancer in Australia and Europe.
Profession Clinical Psychologist
Speciality Health Psychologist

Location

Moruya, NSW, MORUYA, New South Wales 2537
Special Services
The Health Psychology Clinic - Dr. Belinda Thewes

Additional information

The Health Psychology Clinic is a medical psychology practice based in the Eurobodalla region of the NSW South Coast, operated by Dr. Belinda Thewes (Clinical Psychologist). Telehealth available. Services are aimed at helping people cope with: The physical and emotional consequences of: - Cancer and other chronic illnesses (e.g. multiple sclerosis, heart disease, renal disease, stroke, dementia, skin conditions, diabetes, chronic fatigue syndrome etc.) - Depression, anxiety, fear of recurrence or disease progression, severe fatigue, sleep problems and other psychological problems in the context of physical illness - Changes brought about by acquired disability - Health anxiety - Unexplained medical symptoms - Loss and bereavement - Carer issues Serious illness or health problems don’t just affect the body. There are often emotional, mental and social consequences for the affected person and their loved ones. Seeking help can help you learn new coping skills, feel more in control of your wellbeing, and improve your mood, quality of life, and relationships. Services are offered from my clinic in Moruya or via Telehealth for clients living more than 15kms from Moruya.

Qualifications BSc (Psychol), M Psychol (Clinical) PhD MAPS FCCLP
Education University of Sydney
AHPRA registration number PSY0001403878
Years of experience 20

Opening Hours

Closed today
Sunday: Closed
Monday: 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Tuesday: 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Wednesday: Closed
Thursday: Closed
Friday: Closed
Saturday: Closed

Location

Moruya, NSW, MORUYA, New South Wales 2537
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