CERTIFIED INTERNAL FAMILY SYSTEMS (IFS) THERAPIST
APPROVED IFS CLINICAL CONSULTANT
Sean Cuthbert has over a decade of experience working therapeutically with clients across a number of settings, including community organisations, within public health settings, and in private practice. Sean draws on a variety of experiential methods to create a tailored approach for each individual and situation. He has advanced training in Internal Family Systems (IFS) Therapy, EMDR, Sensorimotor Psychotherapy, the Comprehensive Resource Model (CRM), Interpersonal Psychotherapy (IPT), and Cognitive-Behavioural Therapy (CBT). He has worked extensively with adolescents, young adults, and adult clients, and has a particular interest in men's health. As a therapist, Sean has an approachable manner, and is warm, open, encouraging, and direct. He combines a down-to-earth, realistic approach to the counselling process with a healthy sense of humour. Sean strives to provide a high quality, personalised, professional service.
Sean graduated from Australian Catholic University in Melbourne with a Master of Psychology (Clinical). He is fully registered as a Psychologist with the Psychology Board of Australia (PBA). He has an endorsement in Clinical Psychology with the PBA. Sean is a full Member of the Australian Psychological Society (APS), and a Fellow of the Clinical College of the APS. Sean is a Member of the International Society for the Study of Trauma and Dissociation (ISSTD).
Sean is a PBA-approved supervisor of Psychologists and has worked as a Senior Psychologist and supervisor in a number of settings. Sean is a Certified Internal Family Systems (IFS) Therapist from the IFS Institute, and an Approved IFS Clinical Consultant (Supervisor). He can supervise other therapists and practitioners in gaining competence in IFS practice, and IFS Level 1 graduates for IFS Certification.
Sean specialises in the big challenges: complex trauma and PTSD, addictions/substance use issues, depression/shame, and improving relationships, both internal and external. Sean is energetic, and passionate, and brings the full intention for clients to experience change as soon as possible into the process.