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My Story

Lorraine Cushing is a registered psychologist with post graduate qualifications in both Educational and Health Psychology, and a board approved supervisor.

Lorraine describes herself as a holistic Psychologist with a passion for helping people transform their lives. Lorraine has worked in a range of settings including schools, universities, and trauma services in Australia, France, The Netherlands and Switzerland.

 

Lorraine works with adults, children, adolescents and families and combines a range of therapeutic techniques such as cognitive behaviour therapy, mindfulness, acceptance and commitment therapy, narrative therapy and DBT. She also runs groups for children and adolescents on a range of topics such as resilience, social skills and living with a chronic illness and runs various workshops for adults and parents. She has particular expertise in women’s health, workplace burnout and with expatriates and cultural transition. Lorraine also provides supervision for School Counsellors and provisional psychologists and runs training for schools and teachers.

 

Lorraine is also a trained relationship/couples counsellor and has completed training with The Gottman Institute, Emotionally Focused Couples Therapy (EFT) and Imago therapy.

She is also a certified Calling in the ‘One’ Coach and trained under the mentorship of Katherine Woodward-Thomas. She is working toward certification in Conscious Uncoupling.

Please contact Lorraine to find out more.

 

Lorraine is also an instructor for Mental Health First Aid for Youth, Teens and Adult programs.

 

Lorraine provides support for a range of issues such as:

  • Life & wellness coaching

  • Low mood/anxiety/depression/social anxiety

  • Trauma/Post-Traumatic Stress

  • Relationship issues/dating/divorce/separation/ uncoupling

  • Work and career issues

  • Expatriate and relocation issues

  • Stress and adjustment issues

  • Work Burn-out and fatigue

  • Chronic illness and pain

  • Grief and loss

  • Women’s Health

  • Men’s Health

 

Lorraine  practices at NorthPsych, Lindfield location. She is available for appointments on Tuesday evenings, Thursdays, Saturdays, some Sundays, and is also available for Telehealth appointments.