Inner West Clinical Psychologists
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Lisa Hancock is a Psychologist and Clinical Psychology Registrar who has completed Masters training in Clinical Psychology at the University of New South Wales. She has particular interest in treating anxiety, mood and stress-related disorders. Her approach focuses on evidence based techniques that provide clients with enduring skills. She enjoys working together with clients to understand each person’s unique situation and resolve problems. Before coming to Inner West Clinical Psychologists, Lisa worked in a community health service where she treated a wide range of psychological difficulties, and in a hospital-based outpatient unit for anxiety and obsessive-compulsive disorders. She also has experience in a clinical research and treatment facility investigating the cognitive, neurological and biological factors that impact on recovery from posttraumatic stress, grief, anxiety and depression. Lisa has designed and conducted group training in mindfulness and acceptance skills, as well as a Cognitive Behaviour Therapy group for anxiety disorders. She has undertaken further training in Dialectic Behaviour Therapy, Eating Disorders, Personality Disorders, Emotional Schemas, and Posttraumatic Stress Disorder. Currently Lisa is completing a PhD in Clinical Psychology at the University of New South Wales, where her research has focused on restoring the sense of control following sexual assault trauma. She is also involved in research developing internet CBT programs for a variety of stress-related disorders. Her undergraduate training was at the University of Sydney where she began as a pianist and completed Psychology and Music majors followed by Honours in Psychology. She has an additional research interest in adult attachment relationships and has published in this field. Lisa has general registration as a Psychologist with the Psychology Board of Australia. She is a registered Medicare provider and is a member of the Australian Clinical Psychology Association.