Greta Neilsen is a Loganholme Psychologist trained in clinical psychology, with a special interest in the treatment of depression and anxiety in adults of all ages.
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), she endeavours to provide specifically tailored 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 and understand their challenges and find ways to overcome these. Greta believes wholeheartedly in the capacity of her clients to grow, change, and reach their full potential.
Greta has worked in the areas of adult mental health, child assessment and treatment and private practice including rural outreach. She is experienced in helping clients with:
- Mood problems;
- Self-esteem and self-confidence issues;
- Anxiety and stress;
- Specific phobias;
- Anger Management;
- Relationship problems;
- Grief and bereavement;
- Interpersonal and social skills training;
- Obsessive Compulsive Disorder;
- Psychosis; and
- Personality disorders.
Previously, Greta was co-facilitator of a Social Cognition and Interaction Training group for clients with psychosis with the Inner North Brisbane Mental Health Service.
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.
Please note: Greta Neilsen is no longer practising at M1 Psychology.
Articles on this website by Greta Neilsen
- An Introduction to CBT
- Are you Self-Handicapping?
- Complex Trauma
- Could I have Borderline Personality Disorder?
- Dialectical Behaviour Therapy
- Help for Distress Intolerance
- Is Anger a Problem?
- Is Faulty Thinking Making You Unhappy?
- Is My Grief Normal?
- Managing Anxiety
- Recovering from Depression
- Schema Therapy Explained
- Stop Procrastinating Now – Not Later!
- The Problem with Perfectionism
- The Rise of Self-Harm
- What is Self-Esteem?
- Young Refugees in Australia