Our psychologists are independent practitioners, who provide services in association to the Adelaide Chronic Pain Clinic.
Dr Alexandra Osborn – Clinical Psychologist
Alexandra is a registered clinical psychologist with a Masters degree in Clinical Psychology and a Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) from the University of Adelaide She began her career working in psychological research at the University of Adelaide. She then entered her clinical work at Child and Adolescent Mental Health Service (CAMHS). Since then she has worked in private practice for the last 8 years where she enjoys the variety of the individuals she works with. She has extensive experience working with adults, teenagers and children experiencing a wide range of mental health problems. She is skilled in working with all mental health presentations such as anxiety and mood disorders, eating disorders, sleep problems, grief and trauma, and problem behaviours that cause distress to the person.
She uses a range of therapeutic approaches and customises the treatment to each individual. The evidence-based approaches she uses include; Cognitive-Behaviour Therapy (CBT), Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT), Mindfulness-based Cognitive Therapy, Schema Therapy, and Eye-movement Desensitisation and Reprocessing (EMDR), which is an approach developed specifically for the treatment of trauma.
Alexandra enjoys helping people develop a greater understanding of themselves and their experiences and assist them to develop new patterns of thinking, feeling and behaving. She has a special interest in working with Anxiety disorders and trauma, namely; panic disorder, obsessive-compulsive disorder, generalized anxiety disorder, health anxiety and post-traumatic stress disorder. Alexandra also has an interest working with individuals who have experienced a workplace injury or live with chronic pain.
Engaging Minds Clinical Psychology
Address: GO2/31 Post Parade, St Clair SA 5011