Ms Monica Schweickle

Monica Schweickle

Unit Coordinator - Individual Therapies in Mental Health Care

Monica is a Clinical Psychologist with 13 years experience in a range of mental health and educational settings, including drug and alcohol treatment services, prisons and forensic settings, private practice, and inpatient and outpatient psychiatric programs. Monica is passionate about continued education for health professionals. She is inspired by the process of assisting individuals to create meaningful change in their lives, with validation and understanding. She has developed inpatient and outpatient addictions programs for public and private clinics, and has a range of experience as a group program facilitator, including dialectical behaviour therapy, cognitive behaviour therapy, and programs for repeat drink drive offenders. Her private practice specialises in assisting individuals recover from trauma, substance use problems, anxiety, depression and anger management problems. She is also a certified Integrative Restoration Yoga Nidra teacher and has published research on yoga and meditation for mental health. She is a Board-Approved Supervisor of Provisional Psychologists with the College of Professional Psychology, and lectured for several years with the NSW Institute of Psychiatry on a range of topics. She has provided continuing education and supervision for a number of mental health services in the Sydney and Northern NSW area.