MPsych (Clinical) BPsych (Hons) BMedSc (Neuroscience) ACPA FAPS
Chantelle Martyn is a dedicated Psychologist changing lives at Creating Change Psychology & Counselling. As a meticulous and reflective therapist she shines in the field of anxiety. Engaging young adolescents to older adults she develops strong connections to facilitate change. Chantelle brings a friendly and light-hearted approach in helping her clients during heightened times.
Having lived in the Hills District throughout her life, Chantelle has a unique insight into the challenges faced by local youth and families. As a result of her professional experiences, she has developed a passion for providing behaviour management skills to parents and assisting children and adolescents in managing their anxiety.
As a Psychologist at Creating Change, Chantelle holds a Master of Psychology (Clinical), Bachelor of Psychology (Honours) and Bachelor of Medical Science (specialising in neuroscience) degree from the University of New South Wales. In 2013 she was awarded the Syd Lovibond Prize for Psychology Honours, for meritorious performance in the Bachelor of Psychology Honours program.
Her practice experience is comparably strong, spanning a range of environments including community outpatient clinics and inpatient services, working with children, adolescents and adults. In these contexts, Chantelle gained invaluable experience in the provision of both individual and group therapy, primarily from a cognitive-behavioural framework. Chantelle has proficiency in a range of therapeutic approaches including Acceptance and Commitment Therapy and Mindfulness based therapy.
Chantelle’s level of expertise is evident in the range of presentations she treats: generalised anxiety, social anxiety, depression and bipolar disorder. In addition, she has a particular interest in helping people manage obsessive-compulsive disorder (OCD) and hoarding behaviour. Her passion also extends to helping those overcome perfectionism, procrastination and difficulties sleeping and parents managing childhood behavioural difficulties.
Outside of work Chantelle enjoys ballroom & latin dancing, playing with her dog and spending time with friends and family.
"Worrying doesn't take away tomorrow's troubles, it takes away todays peace - Corrie Ten Boom"