Clinical Psychology Registrar
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
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.
Leigh enjoys working with:
Anxiety disorders, including panic attacks, social anxiety, illness/health anxiety and generalised anxiety
Obsessive Compulsive Disorder
Bipolar and related disorders
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.