About Mindful Solutions

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Angela Vrankic

Angela is a Health Psychologist and a member of the Australian Psychological Society and the Australian Association of Cognitive Behaviour Therapy. She completed her Bachelor of Arts degree in Psychology at Macquarie University and obtained her postgraduate degree in Psychology (Master of Arts) from the University of Sydney. Angela has also completed a Graduate Certificate in Medical Hypnosis and a Diploma in Psychological Practice. She has over fifteen years experience providing one-to-one counselling treatment services and corporate psychology services. Angela specialises in the treatment of depression, anxiety, trauma, occupational stress, pain management and bullying and harassment. She also has an interest in using hypnosis for the management of pain in childbirth.

Angela’s experience in the workers compensation system is extensive and involves the provision of medico-legal assessments and psychological treatment. She has also consulted to an insurer panel reviewing psychological treatment provided by psychologists in the workers compensation system and advising insurers and employers regarding claims management.

In addition to counselling services, Angela has a passion for training and is experienced in delivering presentations and workshops to a wide variety of audiences. She has an interest in helping individuals and organisations to enrich their lives/organisation and become resilient individuals and organisations. Angela utilises a number of therapeutic approaches including Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT), Cognitive Behavioural Therapy (CBT), Interpersonal Psychotherapy (IPT), Solution Focused Therapy (SFT) and Clinical Hypnosis. Angela is registered to provide services with Medicare, Health Insurance funds and WorkCover.

Therese Hatfield

Therese is a Health Psychologist with a passion for assisting people to achieve healthier, more rewarding and meaningful lives. She has over fifteen years experience working with a wide range of clients including individuals, couples, families and organisations. As a Health Psychologist, Therese specialises in assessing, treating and rehabilitating people with health related issues including chronic diseases, perinatal depression and anxiety, adjustment to injury and chronic pain, substance use, workplace bullying and harassment, trauma and weight management. She also has extensive experience assessing and treating other common psychological issues including depression, anxiety, panic and relationship issues.

Therese has a particular interest in the use of mindfulness in treatment and frequently utilises Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT) to assist clients with achieving their treatment goals. Therese is a member of the Australian Psychological Society, the APS College of Health Psychologists, the Australian Association of Cognitive Behaviour Therapy, the Australasian Society of Behavioural Health and Medicine and the Association for Contextual Behavioural Science. In addition to providing private counselling services, mediation and Employee Assistance Programs, Therese is registered to provide services through ATAPS, Medicare, Health Insurance funds and WorkCover.