Joseph Witt | Psychologist
BPsych (Hons), MPsych (Clin.)
Joseph is a registered psychologist and member of the Australian Clinical Psychology Association (ACPA). He holds a Masters degree in Clinical Psychology and has worked in a variety of roles within government and not–for–profit organisations, education settings, and private practice.
Areas of specialisation
Joseph assists clients of all ages to develop psychological skills for overcoming life challenges, increasing life satisfaction, and realising their unique potential. His main areas of specialisation include mood disorders and problems related to trauma and substance use, including:
- Adolescence & youth
- Substance use
- Interpersonal Problems
- Emotion dysregulation
- Post-traumatic stress & complex trauma
- Anger Management
- Men's Issues
Joseph also helps clients with existential challenges (e.g., death and dying, loneliness, meaninglessness, and freedom/responsibility), as well as working with young men to assist them in transitioning to adulthood.
Joseph seeks to establish an authentic, non-judgemental and collaborative relationship with each client. He provides individually-tailored interventions and draws from offers a variety of evidence-based approaches to suit each client's unique strengths and needs.
- Cognitive-behaviour therapy
- Psychodynamic psychotherapy
- Existential psychotherapy
- Mindfulness-based interventions
- Motivational interviewing
Joseph is passionate about helping individuals to lead healthier and happier lives. He has investigated the use of novel psychological treatments for drug and alcohol addiction, as well as the dynamics of visual attention. His research publications have featured in the International Journal of Perception, Attention, Memory & Action. Jospeh has also lectured on the topic of mindfulness and facilitated workshops to address addictions and substance use.