Pete is a registered Clinical Psychologist who completed his Master of Psychology training at the University of Melbourne. He has significant experience working with adults and adolescents across the public and private sectors. When he is not working at Psychology Care, Pete works in the community sector supporting young people at headspace Sunshine.
Pete has experience treating a wide range of mental health challenges, including but not limited to: anxiety, depression, trauma-related difficulties, body-image concerns, self-esteem, OCD, life transitions, grief and loss, difficulties with interpersonal relationships, difficulties coping with strong emotions and problem behaviours. Pete has a particular interest in supporting people who have trauma-related difficulties, including those who have an experience of complex trauma.
Central to everything Pete does is the therapeutic relationship he grows with his clients. Pete has a warm and empathetic style and is easy to talk to. He believes that a collaborative, teamwork-based approach is the one most likely to result in improvements to symptoms and general wellbeing.
Pete strives to provide a safe and inclusive therapeutic space for people of all backgrounds and has significant experience working with people from LGBTIQ+ and CALD communities.
Pete practices using Cognitive Behaviour Therapy (CBT) and Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT) and uses a trauma-informed approach across all his therapeutic work. Outside of the therapy room Pete is passionate about music, food and spending time with friends.