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Dr Carrie Bentley
 

  DPsych(Clin), BSc(Psych)Hons
  Clinical Psychologist

  Credentialed Eating Disorder Clinician

 

Returning in January 2024

Carrie is a Doctor of Clinical Psychology specialised in the diagnosis and treatment of eating disorders. She completed her clinical training at the Australian National University and has been practising as a psychologist since 2009. Carrie provides clinical supervision as a Psychology Board of Australia approved supervisor. She is an Australian and New Zealand Academy for Eating Disorders (ANZAED) credentialed clinician. Carrie works with adult clients in private practice.

 

Carrie’s area of specialisation includes:

·    Anorexia Nervosa

·    Bulimia Nervosa

·    Binge Eating Disorder

·    Avoidant/Restrictive Food Intake Disorder (ARFID)

·    Other Specified Feeding or Eating Disorder (OSFED)

·    Body Dysmorphic Disorder

·    Eating, exercise and/or appearance concerns

 

Carrie is also skilled in the provision of interventions concerning:

·    Major Depressive Disorder

·    Anxiety (including Generalised Anxiety Disorder, Panic Disorder, Social Anxiety Disorder and Specific Phobias)

·    Sleep concerns

·    Work/study stress

·    Assertiveness and communication skills

·    Relaxation techniques

 

Carrie utilises evidence-based therapeutic modalities including:

·    Cognitive Behavioural Therapy (CBT)

·    Enhanced Cognitive Behavioural Therapy for Eating Disorders (CBT-E)

·    Motivational Interviewing (MI)

·    Interpersonal Psychotherapy (IPT)

·    Cognitive Processing Therapy (CPT)

 

Carrie adopts a client-centred approach by focusing on individual client needs and progressing at their desired pace in therapy. She brings warmth, empathy and compassion to her role.

 

Carrie offers appointments from Mondays to Thursdays. Appointments may be attended at the clinic or via telehealth (online or phone sessions). Medicare rebates are available to individuals with a current Mental Health Treatment Plan or Eating Disorder Treatment Plan (provided by a GP). Private health fund rebates are available to individuals with eligible coverage.

 

Carrie is currently accepting new bookings for appointments from January 2024.

 

Contact Information: 

E: drcarriebentley@gmail.com

P: (07) 5576 2633 

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