Carol O’Dwyer is a registered Psychologist with a Masters in Clinical Psychology from Deakin University. Her overarching interest is in promoting the strengths of all individuals. She works within a genuine, empathic and person centred framework to support personal reflection and development.
Carol specialises in working with children, adolescents, adults and their families. She utilises a variety of therapies depending on the individual needs, these include dialectic behavioural, schema (DBT), cognitive behavioural (CBT), cognitive analytical, interpersonal, mindfulness, acceptance and commitment, solution focused, applied behavioural analysis and Positive Behaviour Support. She enjoys working in individual, family and group therapy. Carol specialises in mood disorders including depression and anxiety, Autism, eating disorders, personality disorders, interpersonal and relationship difficulties, parenting, substance misuse and offending behaviour.
Carol has completed research in Ireland, the UK and Australia in the areas of Intellectual Disability, Autism Spectrum Disorder, social moral development in young people and Positive Behaviour Support. She has presented at a number of seminars and conferences, such as, Australasian Society for Intellectual Disability (ASID) Conference, Early Childhood Management Conference, and the Australian Psychological Society (APS) Conference.