Greta Neilsen

Greta is a Clinical Psychologist who enjoys working with adults with complex mental health issues such as depression, anxiety disorders, trauma-related disorders, and emotional regulation problems.

Greta Nielson

Clinical Psychologist

BA (Hons) GDSS MPsych (Clin) MAPS FCCLP

Greta takes an integrative approach to therapy. By drawing on Person-Centred Therapy combined with Cognitive Behavioural Therapy (CBT) and CBT based therapies, such as Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT), Mindfulness, Schema Therapy and Dialectical Behaviour Therapy (DBT), Greta specifically tailors treatment to each individual client’s needs and goals. Using this approach, she creates a warm and empathic environment to provide a safe space for her clients to explore, understand and overcome their challenges and work toward reaching their full potential.

Greta has worked in the areas of adult mental health, child assessment and treatment, and private practice including rural outreach. She enjoys working with clients dealing with complex mental health issues including:

  • Depression
  • Bipolar Disorder
  • Self-esteem and Self-Confidence Issues
  • Anxiety Disorders
  • Specific Phobias
  • Trauma-Related Disorders
  • Anger Management
  • Relationship problems
  • Grief and bereavement
  • Obsessive Compulsive Disorder

Supervision Approach

Greta is passionate about supervision and helping other health professionals grow and develop in their practice. She takes a developmental and integrative approach to supervision, delivering supervision to meet the needs of the supervisee at the stage they are at and selecting the most appropriate tools and skills from a range of supervision models to meet supervision goals. She has worked in a range of therapeutic settings including hospitals, community and private practice including running her own solo private practice.

Greta is registered with the Australian Health Practitioner Regulation Agency (AHPRA) and is a Member of the Australian Psychological Society (MAPS) and a Fellow of the APS College of Clinical Psychologists (FCCLP). She is clinically endorsed and recognised as a clinical provider of psychological services under Medicare.

Greta has completed a Masters in Clinical Psychology, a Graduate Diploma in Social Science (Psychology) and a Bachelor of Arts with Honours (Psychology). Her Honours thesis explored The Role of Achievement Goals, Self-Efficacy and Competence Satisfaction in the Relationship Between Self-Handicapping and Mental Health Symptoms, while the subject of her Masters’ thesis was the Factors Contributing to Acculturative Stress in Refugee and Migrant Adolescents.