BA, Dip. Psych., MBA, PhD, MAPS, Registered Psychologist
Caring has always been a priority for Dr Carolyn Spencer. As a prior nursing professional, she found her purpose in the rewarding field of psychology. Her experience has led her to work as a clinician in Queensland Health in Psychiatric Services and in the Fire and Rescue Service.
She received her PhD from Griffith University in Cognition and Project Management to consolidate a dual career path she chose. She has developed and implemented significant programs and projects in both the public and private sector and has taught individual leadership programs in industry, business and personal growth.
Today, Dr Spencer works with individual therapy, corporate consulting and facilitating. Her aim is to make a difference in both organisational environments and in people’s everyday lives.
Dr Spencer’s therapeutic frameworks include project management, organisational change, executive coaching, mentoring, motivational strategies, EAP and trauma management, Cognitive Behavioural Therapy (CBT) interventions, interpersonal therapy (IPT), Schema therapy, mindfulness-based counselling, stress management and future-focused positive psychology.