Tegan Sherwell

Position: Provisional Psychologist
Location: Newcastle
Service Reach: Newcastle and surrounds
Qualifications: Bachelor of Health Science, Graduate Diploma of Psychology Advanced

Professional experience

Tegan has experience supporting people who have been psychologically injured at work. Clients supported by Tegan have presented with workplace stress and anxiety, depression, adjustment disorder, Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) and agoraphobia.

Tegan also provides services through the IPAR Employee Assistance Program (EAP). This program provides support to help, resolve or manage problems which may be interfering with a person’s ability to work, whether these relate to health issues at work or at home.

In addition to her professional experience, Tegan is also a keen volunteer. She has provided her time and expertise at the Swinburne Wellbeing Clinic for older adults, seeing people living with Alzheimer’s, as well as volunteering for Ronald McDonald House as part of the meals from the heart program.

Interests

  • Rock climbing
  • Hiking and the great outdoors
  • Spending time with my lovely Labrador, Lily

What Tegan loves about working in mental health

“I enjoy seeing clients believe in the power of themselves and their potential, transforming from unhealthy beliefs and self-doubt to clarity and optimism.”