Dr Sandra Porter
Templestowe Psychology (formerly known as SP Care Consulting) provides one on one psychological treatment for the care of you, your family, team or business. We offer a range of therapies and assessments depending on your individual needs. This includes therapy for individual adults, adolescents, couples and families, individuals who have been impacted by road trauma (TAC), individuals who have experienced trauma in the workplace (WorkSafe) and victims of violent crime (VOCAT).
Dr Sandra Porter BSc/BPsych (Hons), MPsych, PhD
Sandra is a Psychologist and Psychology Board-approved supervisor who is passionate about helping individuals maintain their mental health and well-being. Whilst specialising in trauma and Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD), Sandra also assists clients with grief, loss, anxiety, depression and stress as well as relational and interpersonal challenges. Sandra works collaboratively with clients to identify and explore their own goals in therapy and feels strongly about providing culturally appropriate care to all people from diverse backgrounds.
Sandra has worked extensively in the community health sector and has experiences working in the private hospital sector in a specialist trauma service. She has led and completed studies with emergency service organisations in Victoria, regarding the health and well-being of workers and the impact their work has on their lives. She is passionate about helping the helpers within our community.
Sandra is an experienced group facilitator. She has worked with a road trauma organisation, facilitating groups regarding the impact of road trauma and education as well as developed and facilitated group work for related victims of violent crime.
Using evidence-based approaches, Sandra will assist you to meet your goals.
HOW I WILL WORK WITH YOU
MY KEY SKILLS
Trauma and it’s impacts
Grief and loss
Improving communication in relationships
MY THERAPEUTIC APPROACHES
The evidence-based strategies will be person centered, tailored to your own unique set of circumstances and include a strengths-based approach.
Cognitive Behavioural Therapy (CBT)
Cognitive Processing Therapy (CPT)
Exposure Based Therapy
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