DR ANN BOONZAIER
BA (Hons), MA (Psychology), DPsych (Clinical), MAPS
Ann is a registered Clinical Psychologist and Member of the Australian Psychological Society (APS).
Ann is a clinical psychologist with extensive clinical experience working in a range of settings including public mental health, public hospitals and private practices. Ann gained experience treating clients with chronic health difficulties including cancer and chronic pain by working over a ten-year period in oncology. She furthered her clinical knowledge working in private practice.
Ann is dedicated to supporting people with chronic pain in finding ways to achieve the best quality of life and wellbeing possible. She believes strongly in working collaboratively with other allied health staff to achieve the best outcomes possible for clients. Ann understands that pain is both a sensory and an emotional experience. Her aim is to both educate and empower clients to learn techniques that help them better regulate their sensory experience, thoughts and emotions related to pain.
Ann highly values empirically validated, best-practice treatments for her clients and holds a personal interest in advanced cognitive behavioural therapy and mindfulness treatments.