Meet the team
Tanya Chiplin is an experienced Counselling Psychologist with over 20 years in the field having worked in widely diverse private and public settings.
Tanya has extensive experience in working with people dealing with traumatic stress and developmental trauma through her many years working in the Department of Corrective Services where she was Senior Programs Officer and Acting Coordinator of Family and Domestic Violence Services.
She has a thorough knowledge of Complex Chronic Issues through her ten years as a Consultant Psychologist and Sessional Group Facilitator at Abbotsford Private Hospital with a special focus on trauma, addiction, treatment-resistant and chronically relapsing conditions.
Beyond a clinical setting, Tanya committed two years as a Sessional Lecturer for Curtin University’s Counselling Psychology Masters Program where she led a Group Therapy Unit.
Tanya uses a Humanistic Person-Centred approach when working with individuals as well as Theoretical approaches such as Attachment Theory, Neuroscience Motivational Theory, and Developmental, Social and Learning theories.
Key interest areas
- Traumatic Stress
- Developmental Trauma
- Emotional Dysregulation
- Eating Disorders
- Relationship Issues
- Complex Chronic Issues
Key approaches to therapy
- Humanistic Person-Centred Therapy
- Polyvagal Processing
- Narrative Therapy
- Somatic Sensory Therapy
- Psychodynamic and Psychoanalytic Psychotherapy
- Brief Solution Focused Therapy
- Cognitive Behaviour Therapy
- Motivational Interviewing
- Interpersonal Psychotherapy
- Emotion Focused Therapy
- Provocative Therapy
- Acceptance Commitment Therapy
- Internal Family Systems Therapy
- Attachment Theory
- Motivational, developmental, social and learning theories.