Tanya Donovan is a Clinical Psychologist who has been based at Mylne Street Mental Health for two years.
Tanya has previously practiced as a psychologist with Queensland Corrective Services for seven years. As a scientist-practitioner within the criminal justice system, Tanya has applied psychological knowledge, theory and skills to perpetrators of crime and personnel of government organisations. Experience has included individual psychotherapy, program development and delivery, psychological assessment and report writing and the facilitation of staff training.
Tanya has been involved in promoting resilience within the community through the delivery of both individual and group psychological interventions. She has developed psychological knowledge and skills to assist both children and adults who have experienced trauma. Tanya is trained in a range of therapeutic techniques including, Acceptance and Behaviour Therapy, Cognitive Behaviour Therapy, Dialectical Behaviour Therapy, Schema Therapy and EMDR. These skills enable Tanya to assess, diagnose and treat both children and adults presenting with a variety of mental health concerns (i.e. Anxiety, Depression, Anger, Substance abuse, Posttraumatic Stress Disorder and Personality Disorders).
Tanya has experience completing cognitive, personality and vocational assessments and reports for individuals experiencing memory, learning, attention, problem solving and behavioural difficulties. Tanya applies her knowledge of both the development and neurobiology of the brain when forming evidence based treatment programs, to assist clients in enhancing their cognitive, behavioural and emotional functioning.
Qualifications: BSc (Psychology); Post Graduate Diploma in Psychology; Master of Psychology (Clinical); Graduate Certificate in Forensic Behavioural Sciences.
Registrations: Australian Health Practitioners Registration Agency (AHPRA); Australian Psychological Society (Assoc MAPS).