Elizabeth Penrose is a Clinical Psychologist. She aims to create a warm and empathic therapeutic space. Elizabeth engages respectfully and collaboratively with her clients to gently explore their presenting concerns. Within this relationship, Elizabeth works with clients to develop insight and form an understanding of the impact of early experiences and relationships in the development of longstanding patterns of thoughts, feelings and behaviours. Elizabeth is an integrative therapist and draws on a range of modalities including Cognitive Behavioural Therapy and Acceptance and Commitment Therapy. A psychodynamic-oriented perspective and a focus on attachment underpin her understanding of her client's presenting concerns.
Elizabeth’s experience includes private practice, community health service, public community mental health, private hospital inpatient and outpatient settings. Most recently, she has worked within private practice as well as an Early Intervention Clinician for Child Health Service supporting parents and families. She is trained in Circle of Security Parenting Program.
Elizabeth has tutored students at Queensland University of Technology in the area of communication, formulation and treatment planning.
Bachelor of Arts
Graduate Diploma in Psychology
Bachelor of Psychological Sciences (Hons I)
Masters of Clinical Psychology
Registered Psychologist with the Psychology Board of Australia
Endorsed in the practice area of clinical psychology with the Psychology Board of Australia
Member of the Australian Psychological Society (APS)
Member of the Psychoanalytic Oriented Psychologists Interest Group (APS)
Golden Key Recipient (2015)
APS Prize Recipient (2015)