About Rachel

Rachel Armstrong is an experienced psychologist of sixteen years and brings an authentic, warm and practical approach to her practice. Rachel combines her passion for mindfulness, resilience and positive psychology with evidence-based tools to help people flourish, a process that she sees as unique for each person. She believes that difficult experiences
can lead to growth, strength, and greater connection with others under the right conditions.

 

Rachel is experienced in working with PTSD and trauma (including early life and complex trauma), stress,
anxiety, depression, and interpersonal challenges. Mindfulness-based strategies are key tools used to
enhance relaxation, reduce stress, and help manage chronic physical or emotional pain.

 

Practicing since 2004, Rachel has worked with government, private industry, and private psychology practices in
a range of settings which have cultivated a broad skill set and knowledge. Ongoing learning and
compassion are strong values which, together, allow her to be effective as both a listener and a
guide.


Rachel is skilled in Mindfulness including Mindfulness-Based Stress Reduction (MBSR), Eye
Movement Desensitisation and Reprogramming (EMDR), Exposure and Response Prevention (ERP),
Cognitive Behaviour Therapy (CBT), Schema Therapy, Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT)
and Traumatic Incident Reduction (TIR).

Rachel may assist with

  Qualifications & Professional Associations

  • Master of Psychology (Forensic)

  • Bachelor of Psychology (Honours)

  • Registered with the Psychology Board of Australia/AHPRA accredited Registered Psychologist

 Kensington Psychology & Well-Being   
82 Shipsters Road, Kensington Park, Adelaide 

Phone: 08 7006 5225