Layne Fletcher

Layne Fletcher

Layne Fletcher

Registered Psychologist

Layne embodies warmth and empathy in his practice as a Psychologist. With a collaborative approach to therapy, he believes in fostering a partnership with his clients, empowering them to gain insights into their own thoughts, feelings, and behaviours. In his practice, Layne provides a secure and nurturing environment, guiding clients to identify areas for personal growth and supporting them in exploring strategies to enact positive change in their lives.

Layne completed a Master of Clinical Psychology at Charles Sturt University. He has experience working with adults, adolescents and children, as well as parents and families in both individuals and group therapy settings. Layne also has experience working with athletes and executives looking to improve their performance and students looking to improve academic performance and manage stress.

Layne has a passion for helping individuals to thrive in everyday life. He has a keen interest in working collaboratively to develop strategies that both build resilience and foster sustained growth. Beyond symptom resolution, Layne has an interest in helping people perform at their best across various life domains

Presenting issues

Layne has experience working with children, teenagers and adults. Layne sees clients presenting with a wide range of issues and has particular interest in the following presentations:

  • Anxiety disorders
  • Depression
  • Athletic and professional performance
  • Trauma
  • Relationship and interpersonal difficulties
  • Values and Goal Setting
  • School and academic difficulties

 

Layne uses the following therapies in his practice:

  • Cognitive Behaviour Therapy
  • Acceptance and Commitment Therapy
  • Schema Therapy
  • Dialectical Behaviour Therapy
  • Mindfulness-based Therapies

 

Qualifications and experience

  • B Psych, PostGradDip PsychAdv, M Clin Psych
  • Associate Member of the Australian Clinical Psychology Association
  • Registered Psychologist with AHPRA

 

Blog

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