Our health professionals

Dr Jenny Ricketts

Jenny has over 20 years’ experience as a psychologist.

She is committed to working with people who are seeking support, understanding, clarity, and direction.  She is well-tuned to the complexities of life and the impacts of disadvantage, diversity, and dislocation on families, children, and young people.  

Using a person-centred approach, Jenny assists people with contextualising their difficulties, identifying strengths, developing skills, regaining confidence, and moving forward in a meaningful manner.

Jenny has deep trust in people’s capacity for resilience, creativity, courage, and persistence.

Qualifications

  • Doctor of Philosophy (Psychology) (La Trobe)
  • Doctor of Psychology (Counselling) (SUT)
  • Member of Australian Psychological Society (APS)
  • Member of College of APS Counselling Psychologists
  • Psychology Board of Australia – Approved Supervisor.

Areas of special interest

  • Adolescents – mental health, school-related issues
  • Ageing – dementia care and support
  • Work-related issues – bullying, stress, conflict management, critical incidents
  • Psychosocial issues – anxiety, depression, grief, loss, loneliness, trauma.