Nathan Beehag

Senior Clinical Psychologist & Director

You will never speak to anyone more than you speak to yourself in your head, be kind to yourself.

Therapy with Nathan

I seek to help people understand and integrate their story and themselves so they have compassion for their self and others.

My approach is to help people to firstly be in the best biological shape. We will work on breathing techniques, sleep, exercise, diet and understand any medical conditions. Once you start to improve biologically, we will explore your story further. We will understand your recent stress and traumas, and any childhood trauma. Our negative life experiences often shape how we see ourselves and see the world.

My main approach is to use EMDR and Internal Family Systems (IFS) to process your negative life experiences and/or past trauma. This approach will help integrate and process old thinking patterns and any somatic/physiological sensations that prevent you from being you. I am passionate about treating people who have experienced trauma, particularly those who have experienced trauma during adulthood and childhood, including trauma that occurs within relationships.

Nathan’s Qualifications & Experience

Nathan is one of the Directors of the READ Clinic, Seniour Clinical Psychologist and PhD Candidate. He completed a Bachelor of Psychology and Honors Degree at University of Newcastle, and on exchange at Clemson University (USA) in 2009. He has since completed an Applied Behaviour Analyst post graduate degree with Florida Institute of Technology in 2011. Completed his Masters in Psychology (Clinical) in 2016 at Charles Sturt University and in his final phase of his PhD at Charles Sturt University. Nathan’s PhD is focused on developing a psychometric scale to support the implementation of trauma informed care practices in child welfare.

Nathan has over 12-years of experience in clinical settings using evidence based treatments with children, adolescents and adults experiencing mild to severe psychological difficulties. He established and managed a NSW state-wide clinical team in the disability and child welfare sector. Nathan has been a casual psychology lecturer at Avondale University since 2017.

Nathan is a member of the Australian Psychological Society (APS), APS College of Clinical Psychologists and APS approved supervisor of clinical psychologists and clinical psychologist registrars. He is a member of Eye Movement Desensitisation Reprocessing Association of Australia (EMDRAA). Nathan is a provider of psychological treatment under: Medicare, EAP, NDIS and private clients.

Client Group
14+
THERAPEUTIC METHODS OFFERED
Acceptance & Commitment Therapy (ACT)
Cognitive-Behavioural Therapy (CBT)
Dialectical Behaviour Therapy (DBT)
Eye Movement Desensitisation and Reprocessing (EMDR)
IPT
QUALIFICATIONS
Master of Clinical Psychology Charles Sturt University Bachelor of Psychology (Hons) University of Newcastle PhD Candidate, Charles Sturt University Applied Behaviour Analysis (ABA), Florida Institute of Technology
FUNDING TYPES
Medicare
Private
AREAS OF INTEREST
ADD / ADHD
Adjustment Disorders
Adult Learning Disability
Anger Management
Anxiety
Autism (ASD)
Behaviour Management
Bipolar disorder
Childhood Trauma
Chronic Illness / Health Issues
Depression
Developmental Problems
Domestic Violence
Eating Disorders
Grief & Loss
Hearing Voices
Learning Difficulties
Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder (OCD)
Pain Management
Panic Attacks
Personality Disorders
Phobias
Post-Natal Depression
Schizophrenia
Self Harm
Sexual Abuse
Sexual Dysfunction
Sleep Disorders
Stress Management
Study Problems
Suicidal Feelings
Tourettes
Trauma & PTSD
Trichotillomania
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