Lorraine Cushing

Lorraine Cushing


M.Ed. (Educational Psychology), Post. Grad. Dip. Psych
Grad. Cert. Health Psych., B.Ed., Dip. Counselling
PhD (Candidate)

Lorraine is a registered psychologist with post graduate qualifications in both Educational and Health Psychology, and a board approved supervisor.

Lorraine has worked in a range of settings including schools, universities, youth services and trauma services in Australia, France, The Netherlands and Switzerland. Lorraine works with adults, children, adolescents and families and combines a range of therapeutic techniques such as cognitive behaviour therapy, mindfulness, acceptance and commitment therapy, narrative therapy and DBT. She also runs groups for children and adolescents on a range of topics such as resilience, social skills and living with a chronic illness and runs various workshops for adults and parents. She has particular expertise in women’s health, workplace burn out and with expatriates and cultural transition. Lorraine also provides supervision for School Counsellors and provisional psychologists and runs trainings for schools and teachers.

Lorraine is also a trained relationship/couples counsellor and has completed training with The Gottman Institute and in Emotionally Focused Couples Therapy (EFT). She is completing a PhD in teacher well-being.

Lorraine provides support for a range of issues such as:

  • Life & wellness coaching
  • Low mood/anxiety/depression/social anxiety
  • Trauma/Post-Traumatic Stress
  • Relationship issues/divorce/separation
  • Work and career issues
  • Expatriate and relocation issues
  • Stress and adjustment issues
  • Burn-out and fatigue
  • Chronic illness and pain
  • Grief and loss

Please do get in touch if you would like to book a session with Lorraine.