Jim Phillips is an experienced Trauma Therapist, having been trained in the most current Cognitive Processing Therapy techniques, and is actively interested in both Transdiagnostic treatment protocols and Process-Based CBT.
Jim has also significant experience across more than a decade in Couples Therapy based in the British Object Relations School tradition, heavily informed by the approaches of Bowen, Schnarch and the Gottmans.
Additionally, Jim is trained in Third Wave cognitive behavioural therapies including Dialectical Behaviour Therapy, Acceptance and Commitment Therapy, MetaCognitive Therapy and Mindfulness-Based Stress Reduction.
Jim is also a trained and experienced Eye-Movement Desensitisation Reprocessing (EMDR) and Hypnosis practitioner.
He has worked in several states and internationally, and has worked extensively with first-responders in a range of contexts.
Jim is an experienced pain psychologist and cbt practitioner. He is a member of both the Australian Pain Society and the Australian Psychological Society. His training has included Multidisciplinary Pain Management and CBT and Pain at the Pain Management Research Institute at the University of Sydney.
Jim has recently become the Australian Psychological Society chair for the Barwon Region.