Bachelor of Psychological Science with Honours

Masters of Clinical Psychology

Biography – Andrea Richardson

Andrea completed her Master’s of Clinical Psychology in Darwin. She later moved to Brisbane to continue her career and enjoy the milder weather. She has experience working with adults and adolescents with both mild and complex mental health issues. Her special interest areas include anxiety and anxiety-related disorders, emotional regulation, and self-criticism. Andrea’s approach is to be person-centred and recovery-oriented, always on the background of a solid evidence-base. For Andrea this means finding a balance that fits for the individual between being guided by her clients whilst providing clarity and thoughtful insight, always noticing and nurturing the strengths and resources they already have. Andrea commonly uses Cognitive Behavioural Therapy, Acceptance and Commitment Therapy and Compassion Focussed Therapy. Andrea is passionate about helping people reduce their suffering and work towards their values.