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Leigh Parkin

Clinical Psychology Registrar

Qualifications

  • Master of Psychology (Clinical Psychology) - Swinburne University of Technology

  • Post-Graduate Diploma Applied Psychology - Swinburne University of Technology

  • Graduate Certificate Social Science (Male Family Violence) - Swinburne University of Technology

  • Bachelor Arts (Psychology) - Swinburne University of Technology

Telehealth Only

About Leigh

The decision to undertake any psychological work may feel confusing and daunting, so Leigh strongly values the importance of providing a safe and relaxed environment for people to explore and come to the necessary choices toward growth and change.

Leigh has trained and worked as a psychologist since 1997 and he draws upon this experience across numerous roles he has undertaken across the community, educational, government and private service areas. He enjoys working with a wide range of issues and has a passionate interest in the impacts of family and domestic violence and promoting non-violence in the community.

Leigh values the importance of forming a strong, collaborative relationship with his clients and has a flexible approach that values each clients’ unique experience and life circumstances. He draws upon a
range of evidenced-based approaches including cognitive-behavioural therapy (CBT), schema therapy (ST), acceptance and commitment therapy (ACT), solution-focussed therapy (SFT) and mindfulness-based strategies.

Leigh consults through telehealth sessions only.

Therapeutic Interests

Leigh enjoys working with:

  • Anxiety disorders, including panic attacks, social anxiety, illness/health anxiety and generalised anxiety

  • Depression

  • Obsessive Compulsive Disorder

  • Bipolar and related disorders

  • Trauma

  • Issues relating to family of origin or relationship difficulties

  • Low mood, stress, adjustment to significant live events

Leigh Parkin  (ABN 89 813 686 281) is an independent psychologist practicing from the MPC consulting rooms.

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