The team at Solutions Health Psychology Group are passionate about Neuropsychology, Clinical Psychology and Behavioural Medicine. We are experienced in providing psychological services within a medical setting catered to the needs of people experiencing significant health difficulties, as well as in providing general psychological services for a range of mental health issues, forensic psychology and medico-legal assessment.
We believe in providing the highest standard of evidenced based psychological care and psychometric testing. As well as innovation and excellence in professional supervision.
We provide our clients with individualised service, based on up to date research about the most effective approaches to assessing and treating difficulties you may be experiencing.
We utilise a collaborative approach, and will work in partnership with your GP, medical consultant and other health professionals (with your permission of course) to deliver personalised and coordinated care.
Principal Clinical Neuropsychologist
Mandy completed her postgraduate training at Macquarie University in NSW and has been working in private practice since 2001. She has extensive experience in the neuropsychological assessment of adults and older adults referred from medico-legal, compensation, forensic and clinical settings.
Mandy has provided expert neuropsychological opinion in a number of forums including the WA State Administrative Tribunal, Office of the Public Advocate, the District Court of Western Australia and the Supreme Court.
In addition to her teaching role at the University of Western Australia and provision of clinical supervision, Mandy has also been involved as an investigator on research projects with older adult and traumatic brain injury populations. Presently she is enrolled in a Doctor of Philosophy at the UWA in the School of Psychiatry and Clinical Neurosciences, undertaking research in the area of ageing and cognition.
Previously the Chair of the WA Branch of the College of Clinical Neuropsychologists (CCN), Mandy is actively involved in the Neuropsychological community in WA and nationally. Mandy is a member of the Australian Psychological Society and the APS College of Clinical Neuropsychologists.
Principal Clinical Psychologist
Jarred completed his postgraduate training at the University of Western Australia in 2001 and since that time has worked in London and Perth as both a public and private Clinical Psychologist.
Jarred’s areas of interest include: behavioural medicine, health psychology, neurology and acquired brain injury, adjustment to disability, managing chronic pain, general mental health, substance abuse and clinical supervision.
Jarred works Wednesdays and Fridays at Solutions Health Psychology Group in Subiaco. Otherwise he is at the State Rehabilitation Service at Fiona Stanley Hospital. Jarred takes a holistic approach to psychological health with a strong emphasis on evidence based treatment and collaboration with other health professionals.
Commonly, Cognitive Behavioural (CBT), Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT) and/or Mindfulness based therapy is utilised to manage presenting problems. Jarred also provides professional supervision within an Acceptance and Commitment Framework.
Dr Amanda Ch'ng
Principal Clinical Psychologist
Amanda is a Clinical Psychologist who has worked for many years in the public health system in WA providing mental health assessment and treatment to adults and adolescents.
She has assisted people experiencing depression, anxiety, acute and post traumatic stress, grief, loss and who are struggling to adjust to illness or major life transitions. She has worked extensively with people adjusting to traumatic accidents, cancer, rheumatological conditions, illness, amputation and other disability. Amanda also has an interest in psychological approaches to the management of chronic pain, as an adjunct to medical treatment.
Amanda completed both a PhD and postgraduate training in clinical psychology at the University of Western Australia. Her PhD, in the area of adjustment to illness/health problems entailed a series of research projects with patients who had experienced stroke, identifying psychological processes that assist with adjustment. Ways of coping that might improve psychological wellbeing, or reduce depression and anxiety, following a major health event such as stroke were identified.
Amanda draws on her experience with a range of treatment techniques, providing evidence based treatments that are customised to the needs of each individual. Cognitive Behavioural Therapy (CBT), Mindfulness, Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT), EMDR, and Humanistic Existential approaches are employed to assist clients.
Amanda is a member of the Australian Psychological Society and the APS College of Clinical Psychologists.