Rebecca Svenna Psychology Services

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Rebecca Svenna Psychology...

About Rebecca...

In consultation with the client and relevant stakeholders, Rebecca has experience working with criminality, domestic violence, sexually deviant behaviour, aggression and violence in the provision of psychological, mental health and violence prevention services. She utilise's psychological approaches which focus on assisting clients' to develop specialised strategies for modifying offending behaviour, being accountable and taking responsibility for harm done. Additional services include; psychological risk assessments and reporting as requested by courts, tribunals, or other decision-making bodies to inform key decisions and treatment.

The Service...

Rebecca Svenna Psychology provides evidence-based forensic mental health services to clients with mental health difficulties and a history of criminal offending. Clients are often eligible for treatment under the Medicare Better Access Initiative. The service aims to increase accessibility of evidence-based assessment and treatment to people with psychosocial barriers to treatment; and to work collaboratively with stakeholders to promote effective participation in mental health treatment and recovery. 

 

Rebecca Geddes

B Soc Sci (Psych) (Hons), MPsych (Health), MCCJ, MAPS

Psychologist (Health Psychology Registrar) & Criminologist

PO Box 432, Aspley, QLD 4034

T/F: 3490 8445

Forensic Mental Health...

Those in contact with the criminal justice system are generally characterised by complex and multifaceted health problems, mental illness and psychosocial difficulties. While outcomes generally improve in custody; post-incarceration usually accompanies poor health, elevated rates of drug misuse/overdose, and mortality.

Rebecca is committed to providing evidence-based community treatment to

people with mental illness, and a history of criminal behaviour; or to those at risk of reoffending.