Rebecca Cartwright

Position: Provisional Psychologist
Location: Paramatta
Service Reach: Paramatta and Penrith Local Government Area
Qualifications: Bachelor of Psychology, Comcare Accredited, CTP Accredited, Pain Management Training, Applied Suicide Intervention Skills Training, Beginners Guide to Personality Assessment Training, Focussed Psychological Strategies (Mindfulness and Cognitive Behavioural Therapy), Crisis Response in the Workplace

Professional experience

Rebecca has worked within the occupational rehabilitation setting for over three years, assisting clients within the NSW Workers Compensation Scheme, Comcare and CTP Scheme to return to work after injury of illness. She provides vocational counselling, health coaching and job skills training.

Rebecca has worked with individuals aged 18 through to 65 years experiencing Depression, Generalised Anxiety, Social Anxiety, Adjustment Disorder and PTSD. She has completed Psychological Functional Assessments to assess an individual’s psychological capacity to engage in work, as well as Employee Asssistance Program services to support individuals with various issues at work or at home.

Rebecca also has over one year of experience working with children and youth in the foster care system and supporting these young people through the process.

Interests

  • Volunteering at the Wagga Wagga Breast Cancer Support Group
  • Soccer
  • Touch Football

What Rebecca loves about working in mental health

“I love helping people and educating clients in how to help themselves. I enjoy building rapport with others and making a difference.”