B.A. Psych (Hons), P.G. Dip of Psych, Master of Org Psych, MAPS
Brisbane Psychologist Michelle Chiang is passionate about working with teenager and young adult clients who are going through a magnificent transition of life (more often than not this also comes with chaos and confusion!). Most young people can really benefit from having an adult listening to what they are going through and realizing the value of their lives and how much they contribute to our society. Psychologist Michelle Chiang will walk through the journey with the client to manage, handle, and master their emotions and situational challenges. Psychologist Michelle Chiang also believes in dealing with life’s difficult situations, disappointments, issues with a positive attitude. One of her favourite quote is “if you have made mistakes, even serious ones, there is always another chance for you. What we call failure is not the falling down but the staying down” (Mary Pickford).
Brisbane Psychologist Michelle Chiang has previously worked in both the public and private sectors, working with adolescents, young adults and women. She takes an eclectic and holistic approach, taking care and relating to each client in their unique circumstances.
Her therapeutic orientation is mostly Cognitive Behavioural approach with a blend of Acceptance Commitment Therapy. Within this particular framework, Psychologist Michelle Chiang recognises each individual’s unique personality, situation, and coping style then taylors her therapy to fit the individual in order to maximise the effectiveness of counselling.
Therapy approaches include:
Rational Emotive Behavioural Therapy
Acceptance and Commitment Therapy
Dialectical Behaviour Therapy
Emotion Focused Therapy
Some of the issues Brisbane Psychologist Michelle Chiang is experienced to provide support and guidance for include:
- Eating related issues
- Self-esteem and self-image
- Interpersonal difficlties
- Conflict and Anger
- Career and/or life dissatisfaction
- Relationship Issues
- Job seeking
- Performance and/or social anxiety
- Multicultural/cross-cultural counselling
- Life coaching
Brisbane Psycholgist Michelle Chiang is a Member of the Australian Psychological Society
Qualifications and Experience