There are many benefits to getting the right amount of quality sleep. These include:
•decreasing the risk of depression and hypertension
•increased immune function
•better mood, thinking, concentration memory and learning
Grahame focuses on insomnia which includes difficulty getting to sleep, staying asleep or having non-restorative sleep despite having adequate opportunity for sleep.
Grahame develops a detailed understanding of your specific situation so together with your input a plan can be developed and implemented over time.
The approaches used have been shown to make a difference and include Cognitive Behaviour Therapy – Insomnia (CBT-I) and Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT).
Grahame is an experienced clinical psychologist and has long term experience in senior management. His qualifications include:
•Bachelor of Science with Honours (Psychology)
•Master of Clinical Psychology
•Practice Certificate in Sleep Psychology.
Grahame is a member of the College of Clinical Psychologists with the Australia Psychological Society and is registered with the Australian Government Psychologists Registration Board with clinical psychology endorsement.
Grahame is married with three children.
$178 for a 50 minute session. Medicare rebate of $124.50 with a current GP Mental Health Treatment Plan and a GP referral for six sessions.
Appointments are held on Mondays, Wednesdays, and Thursdays at Bulli Medical Practice,74 Park Rd, Bulli and Wednesday evenings at Thirroul Medical Practice King St Thirroul.
Best to text 0422 548 022. Call if unable to text.