Ilse is a registered clinical psychologist with an interest in helping clients move forward and regain a sense of choice and direction in their lives.
- Anxiety and panic
- Anger management
- Eating related disorders
- Post Traumatic Stress Disorder
- Stress of life
- Feelings of isolation, lack of fulfillment or indecision
Ilse is an approachable and down-to-earth therapist who takes an active approach to helping clients explore the challenges they face. She believes in creating a safe and supportive therapeutic space for people to work through their difficulties. With training in Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing (EMDR), Psychodynamic Psychotherapy, Cognitive Behaviour Therapy (CBT) and other body-oriented approaches, Ilse works with clients in a personalised manner based on their unique presenting concerns, history, and goals. Ilse has undergone specialist training in Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD), including single incident trauma as well as more complex trauma related issues.
Ilse works with people from all walks of life who may be presenting with minor to more severe psychological difficulties. She primarily works with adults and older adolescents and can offer both short-term and longer-term therapy options based on client need.
With a Masters of Clinical Psychology from the Queensland University of Technology, Ilse has experience working in both community and public mental health settings. She has completed specialised training in Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing (EMDR); Dissociation; Circle of Security (COS); and Parents Under Pressure (PUP).
Prior to becoming a psychologist, Ilse completed a Bachelor of Arts at the University of Melbourne in 2004 before commencing work in Indigenous policy in the public sector. She developed an interest in working with people one-to-one and decided to pursue a career in psychology as a mature aged person. Her non-work interests include pottery, being outdoors, and spending time with her dog.