MPsych (Clinical) MA (Forensic Psych) BA (Psych) MAPS CCLIN
Director & Senior Clinical Psychologist
Rebecca Deane is the founder of Creating Change and a Senior Clinical Psychologist. As an experienced therapist in the field of trauma and adaption to change, stemming from early life experiences, Rebecca has a reputation for being passionate about bringing the fun back to families of the Hills District.
She works hard to consolidate your sense of self and build a framework for life, if your journey may have been disrupted. Through support and persistence she will consistently provide the skills to be accepting, feel comfortable, and become hopeful for the future. Rebecca is talented in coupling your potential with your goals, ensuring you understand the impact of the past but stay focused on developing a sound and solid future. She always brings calm, warmth and humour into what can be serious and distressing issues.
Rebecca Deane has worked with a diverse client base, including adolescents and adults of all ages, with dramatic results. She has assisted those who can’t always find the words to share their lives, learn to trust, take on new life experiences, and to enjoy being with themselves.
As an experienced Senior Clinical Psychologist at Creating Change, Mrs Rebecca Deane combines a Masters in Psychology (Clinical), Master of Arts (Forensic Psychology), and Bachelor of Arts (Psychology) degree with extensive training in Cognitive Behaviour Therapy, Acceptance and Commitment Therapy, Schema Therapy, Dialectical Behaviour Therapy and Mindfulness, that have shown to achieve optimal results for her clients. Instrumental in establishing the NSW Drug Court Trial Treatment Program in South Western Sydney, which is renowned for its innovative, evidence-based treatments for adults with drug addictions, has ensured she has vast experience.
Working at Wollongong University Clinic, The Forsight Foundation for deaf/blind adults, Yasmar Juvenile Justice Centre, as well as 16 years in Private Practice ensures she can provide effective treatment for a broad range of presentations, including weight management and body image issues, anxiety and panic, depression, bipolar disorder, parenting issues, self-harm, suicide, grief & loss, post traumatic stress disorder, alcohol and drug abuse, as well as challenges experienced in relationships and families.
Rebecca has also gained valuable experience working with local families as a volunteer with Little Athletics NSW, soccer coaching and her participation in the local mental health networks.
Mrs Rebecca Deane is renowned for her compassionate, thorough, resourceful, and trustworthy nature.
"May your choices reflect your hopes not your fears - Nelson Mandela"