Sharyn is a registered psychologist who has spent a significant amount of time working in a variety of settings including schools, crisis helplines, employment services and counselling and psychological services. This has provided her with skills working with a range of age groups to manage a range of presenting problems.
Child and Adolescent Mental Health and Wellbeing
Sharyn recognises the importance of ensuring children and adolescents are supported as they develop into adults. She has spent time working in school behaviour support programs, as well as five years at Kids Helpline as a counsellor. Sharyn can assist with issues such as:
- School transition difficulties
- Life goals
- School stress
- Autistic Spectrum Disorder (ASD)
- Grief and loss
- Addictions (eg internet gaming)
Parenting is a challenging job that carries no manual or handbook, this can often create difficulties for parents as they experience this challenging, yet often extremely rewarding, journey. Sharyn is a trained Triple P (Positive Parenting Program) practitioner and has extensive experience in providing parenting support and counselling.
Mental Health and Wellbeing in Adults
As a registered psychologist, Sharyn has experience providing support to adults of various ages and backgrounds for a range of issues. These include:
- Addictions (drug, alcohol, gambling and technology)
- Grief and Loss
- Workplace bullying
- Workplace stress and burnout
- Awareness of thoughts and behaviours that are impacting on client well-being.
Therapeutic interventions used by Sharyn include:
- Motivational interviewing.
- Cognitive Behaviour Therapy (CBT).
- Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT).
- Solution Focused Therapy.
Sharyn has a friendly and down to earth nature with a focus on providing clients with a safe space to share their story. She provides understanding and support with the purpose to walk with clients through their journey and towards achieving their goals.
To make an appointment with Brisbane Psychologist Sharyn Jones, try Online Booking – Mt Gravatt or call Vision Psychology on (07) 3088 5422.
Sharyn Jones, B Psych (Hons).