Director and Principal Clinical Psychologist
Think Feel Connect Clinical Psychology Services
Think Feel Connect Director and Principal Clinical Psychologist, Donna Buckingham BA (Hons) MClinPsych, Cert IV TAE, has 18 years experience in providing effective, evidence-based psychological services in WA, NSW & A.C.T. She has substantial experience in private practice, inpatient mental health settings, specialist therapy services, major tertiary hospitals, Consultation Liaison Psychiatry teams and community-based psychology services.
Donna has experience in the assessment, diagnosis, and treatment of all major psychological disorders, including complex psychological, social and physical symptom presentations. She is also experienced in assisting people to navigate major life events and transitions including trauma, pain, self-harm, grief and loss, mood disorders, chronic health conditions, addictive and impulsive behaviours, and work, financial and lifestyle upheaval.
She has specialist level training and experience in personality disorders and Dialectical Behaviour Therapy, Schema Therapy and EMDR For PTSD, complex trauma, and pain.
Donna also enjoys collaborating with clients to fulfill goals of personal growth and development.
Donna has a warm and engaging therapy style and can adapt readily to fit with client needs and personal preferences.
Donna provides consultation, training, supervision and mental health workshops to organisations, health professionals, students, and the public on mental health topics.
In addition to Think Feel Connect, Donna works as a Clinical Psychologist in the public health sector in adult mental health units and hospital medical wards. Previously, she has worked in a specialist Dialectical Behaviour Therapy Program.