Brendan Mooney is a Psychologist who works at Universal Medicine.
Brendan Mooney Psychologist's Bio:
Psychologist Brendan Mooney works with adults, adolescents and children. With a genuine interest in people's well-being, Brendan brings a warmth, practicality and an equality that supports clients to truly address underlying issues and blockages that are preventing them from moving forward.
A firm advocate for the power each person has over their own choices, he sees daily that the ability to make lasting change is in fact simple and can occur at any stage in a person's life.
Brendan Mooney works with people experiencing a variety of conditions including:
Post Traumatic Stress Syndrome
Grief and loss
Cyber-abuse and bullying
And many other emotional and behavioural difficulties.
Working with Brendan Mooney a person will be supported with practical strategies to not only address the issues they are facing, but also to support them to enrich the quality of their life and relationships.
Brendan Mooney Psychologist's Experience:
Psychologist at Universal MedicineJuly 2011 - Present
I work as a Psychologist at Universal Medicine providing psychological services to adults, adolescents and children from the general community.
Psychologist at KonektJanuary 2011 - June 2015
I have previously held a permanent part-time position with Konekt as a Psychologist. Konekt is one of the largest rehabilitation providers in Australia and the company is predominantly focused on assisting injured workers return to work under the WorkCover system. My position involved providing counselling services, performing initial and vocational assessments, and conducting case conferences. I gained experience working with clients who have a range of injuries, for example chronic pain, depression, post traumatic stress syndrome, severe anxiety, and anger issues.
Instrumental Music Tutor at Various Schools and PrivateJanuary 1999 - December 2013
I have worked as an Instrumental Music Tutor, tutoring predominantly the violin. During this time, I have tutored privately as well as at four primary schools, one secondary school and two music centres. For example, in 2003 I tutored 56 students (age range 6-15) privately and at 3 primary schools. The most recent school I tutored at was Emmanuel Anglican College, Ballina for 5 years.
Psychologist at Balance PsychologySeptember 2009 - February 2011
I have previously held a contractual position with Balance Psychology. Balance Psychology is a private practice clinic in Melbourne consisting of a number of health practitioners, including psychologists. Balance Psychology provides services to a number of clients, including Jobfind. My role was to work as a Provisional Psychologist within Jobfind offices (Lismore & Casino), providing evidence-based mental health services to adults from the general community who were receiving Centrelink benefits.
Support Worker at ON-FOCUSSeptember 2008 - September 2009
I have previously held a casual position with ON-FOCUS Inc. as a Support Worker. ON-FOCUS Inc. provides opportunities and services to people with a disability, such as autism, down syndrome, intellectual disability and acquired brain injury. My position involves supporting individuals with a disability (who live in a group home) to make independent decisions in their lives, and to integrate into the community as much as possible.
Support Worker at Ageing Disability and Home Care, Department of Human ServicesFebruary 2009 - September 2009
I have previously held a casual position with DADHC as a Support Worker. DADHC is one of the largest human services organisations in NSW. DADHC provides opportunities and services to people with a disability, such as autism, down syndrome, intellectual disability and acquired brain injury. My position involved supporting individuals with a disability (who live in a group home) to make independent decisions in their lives, and to integrate into the community as much as possible.
Volunteer at Ex-Services HomeSeptember 2007 - April 2008
I have participated in 8 months volunteer work at the Ex-Services Home, Ballina NSW. This work was a regular, weekly commitment of approximately 4 hours per week, and my experiences were very worthwhile. I was involved in the following: • Providing one-on-one sessions with residents discussing issues of daily living • Assisting with problem solving of emotional and cognitive difficulties • Assisting residents in discussing their life history and its relevance to current everyday living
Volunteer at Jacana Acquired Brain InjuryMay 2003 - December 2003
I have participated in 8 months volunteer work at the Jacana Acquired Brain Injury Centre, Bracken Ridge QLD. This work was a weekly commitment (approximately 4 hours per week) and involved: • Being an assistant to neuropsychologist Dr Carey Walmsley for neuropsychological competency assessments of Jacana residents • Active participation in the music therapy program (e.g., performing the violin for residents) • Gaining insight into the broader, multidisciplinary culture (e.g., participating in annual reviews and presentations comprising representatives from different public health sectors)
Brendan Mooney Psychologist's Education:
Psychology1999 – 2002Bachelor of Psychological Science (Hons)
Brendan Mooney Psychologist's Interests & Activities:
Music and community