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Deborah Lawton

Deborah Lawton is the principal psychologist of Rose Park Psychology.

Rose Park Psychology has developed from her sole private practice and she is the director and manager of the company. She has a broad life experience and professional experience in the practice of psychology. Generally she takes a cognitive behavioural approach, although she draws from a wide experience of other methodologies.

Generally, she works with adults with a wide range of personal issues and psychological disorders. She works with individuals suffering with depression, panic attacks and other clinical disorders.

Deborah is a member of the Australian Psychological Society and Institute of Private Practising Psychologists . She also played an important role as a member of a key WorkCover committee that drew up current guidelines for the management of workers with work-related stress.

She has worked with many organisations within early intervention and EAP programs to assist employees with solving problems. She is comfortable dealing with work stress, WorkCover Claims and employee assistance counselling.

She enjoys and has developed expertise in the treatment of people who have been involved in accidents and trauma. She uses EMDR in the context of standard cognitive behavioral interventions for the treatment of anxiety.

She undertakes medico-legal assessments in the area of personal injury. She has expertise in the diagnosis of DSM IV mental disorders and in the field of physical and psychological impairment and the assessment of the ability to work.

She has an interest in health psychology and lifestyle counselling. She uses biofeedback to illustrate the impact of stress and self talk on the body.

Qualifications and Memberships:

Bachelor of Science degree with Honours in Psychology.
Member of Australian Psychological Society,
Member of the Australian Association for Cognitive Behaviour Therapy
Registered Psychologist

Address 30 Kensington Road
Adelaide SA 5000
Tel (08) 8333 0940
 
Website www.roseparkpsychology.com.au