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Richard Marsh

Psychologist

Summary

Hard-working University graduate with a Bachelor of Psychological Science (Honours) (6.5 GPA) with growing experience within the mental health sector. Aiming to leverage academic experience and experience in case assesment, early intervention, risk assessment, behaviour modification and management, cognitive behavioural therapy, and treatment planning to successfully fill the role within your company. Frequently praised as proactive and detail-oriented by my peers, I can be relied upon to help your company achieve its goals.

Skills

  • Professional attitude
  • Enthusiasm, drive and a positive work ethic
  • Great literacy, mathematical, research, interpersonal, engagement, and communication skills (both written and oral)
  • Ability to correspond appropriately to a variety of clients, including empathy, understanding and positive regard
  • Work well and contribute positively to the team environment
  • Excellent problem-solving skills and an ability to think clearly
  • Exceptional attention to detail and organisational skills
  • Ability to work unsupervised
  • Ability to show and use initiative
  • Willingness to learn and enhance the organisation
  • Knowledge of evidence-based treatment
  • Risk assessment
  • Screening assessments
  • Proficient data entry, analysis and reporting
  • Report writing
  • Case formulation/conceptualisation
  • Cognitive Behavioural Therapy
  • Acceptance and Commitment Therapy
  • Mindfulness
  • Behaviour modification and management

Work Experience

Psychologist (Provisional)

Cool Minds Psychology Clinic

Present

* Provisionally registered with AHPRA

  • Clients include children, adolescents, young adults, and adults (referrals may include MHCP, NDIS, and EAP clients)
  • Presenting issues include: Anxiety and depression, low self-esteem/self-worth, childhood and developmental disorders (autism, ADHD and learning disorders), social, parenting and relationship difficulties, anger and behavioural difficulties, personal development and health behaviour change, and stress management
  • Writing comprehensive reports regarding clients’ diagnoses and treatment recommendations
  • Writing and keeping up-to-date with appointment letters to GPs, newsfax and blog/vlog posts
  • Ongoing professional development and attending regular weekly meetings with my supervisor
  • Please see Psychology & Animal Assisted Wellbeing (below) for alike job description and responsibilities.

Psychologist (Provisional)

Little TheraPeas

Apr 2021

  • Clients mostly include children, adolescents and their carers
  • The majority of client presentations comprise of high needs, complex and comorbid disorders
  • Presenting issues include: Childhood and developmental disorders (autism, ADHD and learning disorders), physical disabilities, such as brain injuries and hemiplegia, depression, anxiety, phobias, trauma, eating disorders, self-esteem issues, parenting, and social dynamics
  • Parenting skills and psychoeducation, such as behavioural and emotional skill training
  • Please see Psychology & Animal Assisted Wellbeing (below) for alike job description and responsibilities.

Psychologist (Provisional)

Psychology & Animal Assisted Wellbeing

Nov 2020

  • Clients mostly include children and adolescents; however, some adult clients
  • Presenting issues include: Childhood and developmental disorders (autism, ADHD and learning disorders), depression, anxiety, trauma, eating disorders, self-esteem issues, difficulties related to bullying, parenting and social dynamics
  • Comprehensive treatment planning for individuals, and small and larger group treatment planning such as, cognitive behavioural therapy, psychoeducation, mindfulness and relaxation strategies
  • Developing and facilitating group programs
  • Administering tests of mood (e.g. Depression Anxiety Stress Scale), Screen for Anxiety Related Disorders, and screening questionnaires for ASD and other developmental and learning disorders. I look foward to the oppotunity to administer additional assessment tools.
  • Forming hypotheses on what tests to give to clients based on semi-structured psychosocial interviews
  • Conducting assessment of clients via observation, semi-structured interviews and clinical psychosocial interviews
  • Writing comprehensive reports regarding clients’ diagnoses, treatment recommendations, and effect of their psychological injuries on their education and personal/home lives. 

Access & Intake Worker

headspace

Jun 2020

  • Clients include young individuals aged between 12-25 years old. Thus, focus is on early intervention
  • Presenting issues predominantly involve depression, anxiety, sexual assault, eating disorders, drug and alcohol dependency, physical disabilities and health problems, difficulties related to bullying, family contexts, schooling or vocational, and other social dynamics, as well as learning and developmental disorders. Several clients also come from disadvantaged backgrounds and/or suffer pre-existing or co-morbid psychological disorders 
  • Psychological assessment and evaluation tools include: K10, suicide risk assessment tools, and the psychosocial assessment tool, the HEADSS 
  • Report writing, client contact, liaison with other employees, including senior psychologists, clients and their family members/carers or referring bodies 

Education

Bachelor of Psychological Science (Honours)

San Jose State University

Nov 2019

First-Class Honours. GPA: 6.5

Bachelor of Psychological Science

Northeastern University

Oct 2018

GPA: 5.94

Diploma of Counselling

Arizona State University

Jul 2014

Majoring in Child Development and Effective Parenting

Majoring in Grief and Loss Counselling (currently completing part-time)

Certificate III in Aged Care

University of South Florida

Oct 2009


Languages

  • English
  • French
  • Arabic
  • German

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