Heidi graduated from Swinburne University with a PhD in 2023 and provides services under Medicare and private insurance. She completed her PhD in 2023 exploring trauma and psychosocial processes and the impact on Quality of Life in Inflammatory Bowel Disease. She is a Board-approved supervisor and member of the Australian Psychological Society.
Heidi is experienced in providing services which optimise an individual’s personal fulfillment and has a specific passion in the brain-gut field. Her own journey sparked her interest in the field of psychology and a desire to commence a psychology practice dedicated to supporting individuals with gastrointestinal conditions and eating disorders.
Heidi’s understanding of the intricate link between the brain and the gut is pivotal in her treatment approach and is aimed at healing bodies and minds across all gut and mind conditions. She is committed to ongoing research to improve patient outcomes and has structured her practice with a unique distinction in the market place.
Heidi offers a tailored Gut-Directed hypnotherapy service to individuals with IBS and IBD aimed at reducing gastrointestinal symptoms. Differing from other psychological therapies that are aimed at the conscious mind, Heidi implements a BIOPSYCHOSOCIAL approach to improve Quality of Life and provide relief from symptoms. Using specific techniques designed to influence gut function, clients are assisted to change the way the brain modulates their gut activity.
Dedicated to assisting individuals to improve their overall well-being, Heidi provides a range of therapeutic approaches including Clinical Hypnosis, Cognitive Behavioural Therapy, Acceptance and Commitment Therapy, Family Based Therapy, Positive Psychotherapy, Mindfulness, Motivational Interviewing and Solution Focussed Therapy.