Linda Rowland - ATUNE Health Centres - Psychologist
B.Soc Sci (Psych), G Dip App Psych (Couns)
Linda is a qualified psychologist holding full registration with the Psychology Board of Australia. She gained her Bachelor of Social Science in psychology from the University of New England in Armidale, then moved to the ACT where she attained a Graduate Diploma of Psychology, with a Counselling major, from the University of Canberra. Linda is accredited to provide psychological services under Medicare.
Linda has worked as a psychologist across three states in Australia, with a range of client groups including prisoners in the Qld Corrective system, job seekers, nursing home residents, psychiatric hospital residents with severe mental illness, and general members of the community. She has also supervised other psychologists, provided community awareness seminars on mental health topics, and provided psychological expertise to community groups such as church and hospital Pastoral Care workers and students. In a volunteer capacity, she has worked with homeless people, people living with physical and mental disabilities and women with unplanned pregnancies.
Linda has a passion for helping people break free from the ties which bind them and move forward into healing and wholeness. She is experienced in helping people overcome a range of problems including depression, anxiety, eating disorders, grief, domestic violence and physical pain. Linda loves to see people courageously tackle challenging problems such as addiction, suicidal thinking and post-traumatic stress, and move forward into rich and fulfilling lives. Linda has a deep respect for her clients and works with a collaborative approach in which her training and expertise combine with the client’s own strengths and knowledge in order to bring about lasting change.
Linda is a mum to three children and she loves to be outside at the beach, bush or ski fields. She enjoys continual learning and as well as ongoing professional development in psychology, she has recently taken up singing lessons with her daughter and is getting set to commence learning to surf.