Teresa Stevenson is a senior clinical psychologist and coordinator of psychology in Peel and Rockingham Kwinana Mental Health Service. Teresa works clinically with adults who have complex mental health conditions, including psychotic illness, complex trauma and personality disorders.
Teresa is the co-facilitator of the DBT Group and currently the team leader for the Early Episode Psychosis program. She also provides training and supervision to clinicians working within mental health and in the nongovernment sectors.
Teresa has a strong passion, compassion and conviction for clients and their families who suffer from mental illness. Teresa also runs a private practice providing individual therapy and support for clients suffering from trauma and trauma related conditions including PTSD and BPD.
She is also a board-approved supervisor for psychologists and clinical psychologists and is one of the authors of the NHMRC 2012 best practice Australian guidelines, implemented for clients with BPD.
Teresa has maintained her Glaswegian sense of humour and has a strong sense of social justice. She remains grateful for being a custodian of some powerful healing stories shared by her clients and colleagues.