Dr Fiona Calvert is an endorsed Clinical Psychologist and Board-Approved Clinical Supervisor. She approaches her clinical work in a genuine and non-judgmental manner, and she is committed to helping each of her clients achieve their goals and improve wellbeing. Fiona completed a 4-year Bachelor degree in Psychology with Honours and a 2-year Master of Clinical Psychology with distinction at the University of Wollongong. She also holds a PhD in psychology and her thesis was focused on improving the training and supervision of early-career psychologists. Fiona was awarded the Freestone Clinical Psychology Award in Recognition of Being an Outstanding Clinical Practitioner during her doctoral training.
Fiona has practised psychology in both inpatient and outpatient settings and her clinical experience includes co-developing and delivering groups for depression, anxiety and psychosis at St John of God Healthcare as well as a DBT program for mental health problems; treatment of individuals with chronic pain at the Pain Management Centre at Royal Prince Alfred Hospital; therapy for individuals with personality disorders at Northfields Clinic; and providing therapy to clients with a variety of clinical presentations in several private practice locations in Sydney and Wollongong.
She has completed advanced training in Cognitive Behavioural Therapy (CBT), Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT) and Dialectical Behaviour Therapy (DBT). Fiona also has a special interest in working with clients with longstanding psychological difficulties, including chronic anxiety and depression, emotional regulation problems, relationship difficulties and Borderline Personality Disorder. She has completed specialised training and supervision in Schema Therapy, a commonly used treatment for such issues.
In addition to her clinical work, Fiona is passionate about teaching and academia. She previously held a lecturing role at the University of Wollongong and was a Senior Lecturer and Clinic Manager in the post graduate clinical psychology program at the Australian College of Applied Psychology. Fiona is an AHPRA Board-Approved Supervisor for Provisional Psychologists, Registered Psychologists, Clinical Psychology Registrars and Clinical Psychologists.
Memberships & Registrations:
- Registration to provide psychology services with Medicare
- Full registration with the Australian Health Practitioner Regulation Agency (PSY0001704199)
- Member of the Australian Psychological Society
- Member of the Australian Clinical Psychology Association