John Laidlaw | Counselling Psychologist
BA, GradDip (Behavioural Studies in Health Care), MA (Counselling Psychology)
John’s expertise has been built over 25 years working in a range of settings including crisis lines, community agencies and medical centres. He has published psychological research and previously worked as a Senior Counsellor and Acting Manager at La Trobe University’s Counselling Service.
John is a friendly, resourceful, professional and compassionate psychologist who genuinely cares about people. He works with adults and teens (14+) with presenting issues such as:
- Addictive behaviour (substances, gaming, gambling)
- Work difficulties
- Relationship problems
- Loss and grief
- Low self-esteem
- Disability (e.g. Autism in adults)
- Chronic illness and Pain Management
John Laidlaw is an endorsed Counselling Psychologist with the Psychology Board of Australia. John’s clinical approach typically draws on a range of theoretical frameworks, namely, Cognitive Behavioural Therapy, Solution Focussed Therapy, Motivational Interviewing, Acceptance and Commitment Therapy, Person Centred Therapy and Positive Psychology.