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Dale Rowland

Provisional Psychologist

BPsychSc, GCertHProfEd, Assoc MAPS, Enrolled in PhD (Clin Psych)

“Within dysfunction there is a function”

Meet Dale:

Dale is a Provisional Psychologist who is completing a PhD in Clinical Psychology. He helps adults, and families cope with difficult emotions, challenging behaviours, and relationship problems. He Dale uses interventions with the best evidence to treat a range of mental health concerns, including anxiety, depression, neurodevelopmental disorders, personality disorders, attachment, and relationship issues. Dale can provide a variety of assessments to help clarify diagnoses, gain a better understanding of client strengths and needs, and assist with applications for support and funding.

Dale’s research area is in digital mental health (see list of publications here), with a focus on the applications of mindfulness-based interventions using virtual reality. Dale has experiencing lecturing and tutoring both Psychology and First Peoples Health at Griffith University. Dale is a proud of his Aboriginal heritage and his connection to Biripi and Wiradjuri NSW.

How Dale can help you:

Dale practices with authenticity, non-judgement, empathy, compassion, and humor to support others in reaching their goals and achieving their potential.  

Areas of Interest:

  • Anxiety disorders
  • Mood and related disorders
  • Neurodevelopmental disorders
  • Personality disorders
  • Stress, health concerns, and burnout
  • Working with families
  • Emotional and coping difficulties
  • Child-parent relationships and parenting skills
  • Trauma
  • Attachment
  • Cultural and identity issues

He is also available for:

  • Assessments of academic achievement, cognitive ability, functional capacity, and personality assessments.
  • Psychological reports for funding or education support
  • Assessment and interventions with Aboriginal peoples

Types of therapy used:

Dale applies an integrative approach that is informed by:

  • Cognitive Behaviour Therapy
  • Dialectical Behaviour Therapy
  • Emotion-Focused Therapy
  • Schema Therapy
  • Motivational Enhancement and collaborative problem solving

Professional Associations:

Associate Member of the Australian Psychological Society

Member of Australian Indigenous Psychology Association