Rani Goodacre

Senior Registered Psychologist

Rani is joining the READ Clinic in March 2024.

Therapy with Rani

I see my role as a psychologist to be a guide, dedicated to supporting and empowering people on their journey to navigate life’s challenges with resilience and compassion. I work from a holistic, trauma informed perspective and believe that achieving balance and well-being involves working with the mind, body, environment, relationships, and purpose. By addressing all of these aspects, individuals can embark on a journey towards lasting positive change.

My therapeutic approach prioritises respect, collaboration, and empathy with a focus on building trust and safety. I have experience in a range of therapeutic approaches including CBT, ACT, DBT, IFS informed, and Solution Focused therapy. I will tailor treatment plans to each individual’s specific needs, personality and preferences. I work with a wide range of presenting challenges and have a special interest in working alongside people who have experienced complex trauma and members of vulnerable or marginalised communities.

Rani’s Qualifications & Experience

Rani is a registered psychologist with over 15 years of experience across Western Sydney and the Central Coast. She has experience working with diverse presenting needs, particularly with individuals who have experienced trauma and are in crisis. Rani has training in a range of therapeutic modalities, including CBT, ACT, DBT, and IFS informed therapy.

In her early career, Rani worked in adult vocational rehabilitation, supporting individuals facing extreme financial hardship, those presenting with complex mental health concerns as well as people from culturally and linguistically diverse backgrounds who had lived experiences of immigration and detention centers. Rani has also worked for many years in adolescent mental health as both a psychologist and clinical manager. She was responsible for designing, implementing, and managing a comprehensive mental health service for youth dealing with complex psychosocial challenges. During this period, Rani developed a passion for leadership and mentoring, focusing on nurturing young leaders, fostering a healthy team culture, improving communication, managing risks, and effectively navigating change.

Registered practitioners at The READ Clinic are independent practitioners who engage The READ Clinic to provide administrative support. All decisions regarding client treatment and care are the responsibility of the individual practitioners.

LOCATION

Rani is available at READ Clinic Erina only.

Location
READ Clinic Erina
Client Group
15+
THERAPEUTIC METHODS OFFERED
ACT
CBT
DBT
IFS
Brief Solution Focussed Therapy
ASSESSMENTS OFFERED
FUNDING TYPES
Medicare
Private
ABN
48 355 064 129
QUALIFICATIONS
Graduate Certificate Mental Health Practice, Bachelor of Science (Hons) Psychology, Bachelor of Arts, MAPS
AREAS OF INTEREST
ADD / ADHD
Addictions
Adjustment Disorders
Alcohol / Drug
Anger Management
Anxiety
Autism & ASD
Behaviour Management
Bipolar disorder
Childhood Trauma
Chronic Illness / Health Issues
Depression
Domestic Violence
Gender Identity
Grief & Loss
LGBTQI
Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder OCD
Panic Attacks
Personality Disorders
Phobias
Self Harm
Sexual Abuse
Stress Management
Study Problems
Suicidal Feelings
Trauma & PTSD
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