Ricardo [Rick] Bird (BA Psych (Double Major in Psychology), BPsych (Psychology Honours))
Rick has full registration with the Australian Health Practitioner Regulation Agency [AHPRA] and Medicare. Rick is also an Associate Member of the Australian Psychological Society [AssocMAPS].
• Extensive training and experience in Cognitive Behavioural Therapy [CBT] and Advanced training and experience in Acceptance and Commitment Therapy [ACT].
• Certified training and experience in Interpersonal Therapy [IPT] and Family/Relationship Counselling.
Rick’s many years of clinical and counselling experience with adults will be of benefit if you experience any of the following:
o Anxiety. Making Peace with Anxiety and being Victorious.
o Phobias. Understanding why you have them and how to conquer them.
o Depression. What is the Purpose of Depression and Overcoming it.
o Stress/Burnout. Simple strategies.
o Post Traumatic Stress Disorder.
o Work Place Bullying. Discover what HR doesn’t tell you.
o Anger Management. It’s not always bad.
o How to Feel Equal.
o How to Feel Capable, Worthy, Lovable.
o Discovering your true Identity.
o Finding Direction and Purpose.
o How to Increase Self-Esteem and Self-Worth.
o Relationship Issues. Understanding and Benefiting from the Hidden Rules.
o Problem Solving. Unlocking the emotional secrets that allow progress.
Rick strongly believes in truly listening to a person’s needs, helping them feel comfortable and valued, and to instilling hope and direction, regardless of who they are and what issues they are challenged by. Rick believes that all parts of a person’s life are interconnected and that these parts need to be considered holistically when restoring a person’s health. Rick has vast experience in helping people to choose the correct psycho-therapy and strategies for their unique situation. He also has a strong interest in the relationship between a person’s physical and psychological health.
Rick Bird – Psychologist, Husband, Parent, Student of Life – loves Latin Dancing.