Sally Jayne Gatt is a clinical psychologist with a background in nursing (RN) and over twenty years experience in health care, most recently in private practice, and also in adult hospital, outpatient adult and adolescent mental health services. She holds a master’s degree in Clinical Psychology, is registered with AHPRA, and a member of the Australian Clinical Psychology Association (ACPA), Institute of Clinical Psychologists (ICP), and the EMDR Association of Australia.
Sally is currently in part-time private practice and offers consultations for adults, adolescents and couples who present with a wide range of concerns, providing brief focused treatment for acute difficulties and long-term psychotherapy for complex issues. At the client’s request, she will collaborate with other medical and health professionals to support each client’s therapeutic journey and achieve best outcomes.
Sally provides a warm, supportive and collaborative environment in order to facilitate a positive therapeutic relationship throughout therapy. She is a trauma informed and psychodynamically orientated therapist, and her practice involves the use of evidence based psychological therapy tailored to each individual client’s need and presenting problem and or mental health issue.
Sally’s health background has resulted in a special interest in how the mind and body interact, and supports a holistic approach to psychological care, including understanding how our body responds to our environment, how we perceive our self and others, how we manage our health and our how past patterns influence present life.
She is an empathetic, active and practical therapist, who aims to help her clients gain insight into their present condition, achieve solutions to their problems and support their journey towards living a full and satisfying life.
Sally has a particular interest in working with adolescents, youth and adults who are struggling to cope in life due to past or present family trauma, relationship breakdown or career stress.