Sara McCartney B Psych, MAPS, MAICD
TFD Services - About Sara McCartney
Sara is a Psychologist registered with the Australian Health Practitioners Regulation Agency (AHPRA) and in England with the Health Practitioners Council (HPC). Sara is also an Associate Member of the Australian Psychological Society. Sara is also a registered member of American Board of Hypnotherapy, the TimeLine Therapy Association, American Board of NLP, a NLP Coach.
As a Psychologist, Sara has specialised knowledge in Autism Spectrum Disorders and behaviour modification. A comprehensive background in generalist areas of depression, anxiety, stress, and emotional regulation have been developed with interchangeable therapeutic models of Cognitive Behavioural Therapy (CBT), Mindfulness, Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT), Interpersonal Therapy, and Psycho-dynamic Therapy.
Sara is a qualified and registered Hypnotherapist through the American Board of Hypnotherapy. Sara has produced high success rates in areas of Stress Reduction, Performance Enhancement, Weight Management, Pain Management, Personal Enhancement, and Smoking Cessation to name a few.
Sara is also qualified as a Timeline Therapy Practitioner, and through the collective approach of traditional psychotherapy approaches, Hypnotherapy, and Timeline Therapy, client long-term outcomes are greatly increased in short periods of intervention.
Sara has also completed an Advanced Diploma of Business and a Certified NLP Practitioner and NLP Coach. This combination of skills allows Sara to work with individuals and businesses in development, strategic planning, coaching. Sara has had significant interactions with Not-for-Profit community organisation and has sat on a number of organisational and company boards. Currently Sara is a Chair person of a renewed not-for-profit youth service which will provide a flexi-school option to individuals on the Autistic Spectrum as an alternative to mainstream schooling.
Additionally, Sara holds formal qualifications as a registered Mediator and Family Dispute Resolution Practitioner registered through the Australian Attorney Generals Department.
Sara grew up in Brisbane, Queensland, and moved to Rockhampton in 2000 for a lifestyle change. After completing a Bachelor of Psychology at Central Queensland University, Sara worked at a number of community organisations. Over time, and a couple employment changes, a real passion for working with people requiring behaviour modification and management to enable them to live more productive roles within the community emerged. Identifying a gap in local services, TFD Services was established to assist individuals, couples and families in a number of ways through providing professional and specialised services which can be incorporated into daily life for long term positive change.
TFD Services provides generalist counselling services to individuals, couples, families, and groups.
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Time Line Therapy® is collection of techniques that allow the individual to gain emotional control over their life.
TFD Services provides both Employee Assistance Services and Workplace Training to meet the individual needs of the business.
TFD Services provides a range of Online Psychological services to individuals, couples, and Businesses across Australia. Assisting rural and remote Australians access high quality Psychological Services.