Dr Carrie Rainbow
- BSocSci (Health)
- BA (Psych) (Hons)
- DPsych (Clin)
Carrie is a compassionate and dedicated psychologist. Carrie supports clients to develop a stance of acceptance and compassion to themselves in times of struggle, and to develop skills to bring about improved coping, wellbeing and life fulfillment. A key focus of her therapy approach is to empower clients to overcome barriers, such as anxiety, to achieve positive change and actualise life goals. While Carrie works within a range of therapeutic approaches, she has a passion for mindfulness and acceptance-based therapies for the treatment of psychological difficulties.
Carrie has 13-years experience in working with individuals across the lifespan presenting with a wide variety of psychological goals. She has an interest and experience in depressive and anxiety disorders, stress and burnout, adjustment issues, performance anxiety, self-esteem issues, perfectionism, eating disorders, and PTSD and complex trauma.
She has provided effective psychological assessment and treatment to individuals and groups across a range of settings. These have included community-based private and not-for-profit psychology clinics and hospital-based services.
Carrie completed her Professional Doctorate in Clinical Psychology at the University of Queensland. She is registered with the Psychology Board of Australia (PBA). Carrie is also an endorsed clinical psychology supervisor through the Psychology Board of Australia and contributes to the supervision and training of postgraduate clinical psychology students and clinicians undergoing the Clinical Psychology Registrar program. She has also been involved in clinical research both as an assistant and investigator including in the area of alcohol and depression treatment. Furthermore, Carrie has been a guest lecturer and Honorary Lecturer for the UQ School of Psychology.