Sandra Hartmann is a fully endorsed Clinical Psychologist who completed her Masters in Counselling Psychology in 2006, and was endorsed as a Clinical Psychologist in 2013.
She has extensive experience working with all areas of general psychology, and in assessing and treating post-traumatic stress injuries in adults. She is registered as a Psychologist and a Supervisor with AHPRA and is a member of the Australian and International Societies for Traumatic Stress Studies (ISTSS/ASTSS). She is trained in a range of recognised therapeutic treatments for PTSD, including EMDR, and recently travelled to the USA to undertake training in a new treatment modality, Accelerated Resolution Therapy (ART).
Sandra worked as a senior practitioner with the Department of Veteran’s Affairs (VVCS) and with the Australian Defence Force for 12 years and has recently worked as a FIFO psychologist in the Perth metropolitan and East Pilbara regions providing services for FIFO and remote residential mining employees and their families.
She has also worked with adults with work-related physical and psychological injuries, and with range of issues including returning to/maintaining employment, adjusting to disability, and living with chronic pain. Sandra completed her Master’s thesis researching CBT group programs for post-natal depression, and also has a strong interest in post-natal wellbeing and parenting issues.
Sandra’s commitment to her clients is underpinned by a strong focus on collaborative assessment and treatment, offering clear information and using evidence-based treatment approaches. These approaches include cognitive- behavioural and behavioural therapies, ACT and mindfulness. She is oriented to helping all her clients to develop robust and flexible skills to enhance their mental wellbeing, resilience and quality of life in the long -term.
Member of the Australian and International Societies for Traumatic Stress Studies (ASTSS/ISTSS).
M.Psych (Counselling Psychology)- Curtin University , completed 2006
Grad.Dip. Psych (Rehabilitation Studies specialisation)- Curtin University, completed 1992
B.A – Murdoch University, completed 1991
Referrals are accepted from MVA insurance, Workers’ Compensation, Medicare based referrals and self-referral.