“Thinking Space | Clinical Psychology”
Lisa Benjamin

Lisa Benjamin
M.Psych(Clin) B.Sc.Psych(Hons) MAPSCCLIN MACPA

Lisa is a full member of the Clinical College of the Australian Psychological Society (MAPSCCLIN) , the largest professional association for psychologists in Australia. Lisa is a full member of the Australian Clinical Psychology Association (MACPA). The only national organisation solely representing clinical psychologists who hold post-graduate qualifications in clinical psychology and meet the criteria established by the psychology board of Australia (PsyBA) for endorsement as clinical psychologists. Lisa holds a Masters degree in clinical psychology from the University of Wollongong and a Honours degree in psychology from the University of NSW.

Lisa has formal training in family and couple therapy (Relationships Australia, NSW) and post-graduate training in child and adolescent psychotherapy (Institute of Child and Adolescent Psychoanalytic Psychotherapy). Specific training and supervision in couple therapy (The Couple and Family Psychotherapy Association of Australasia).

Training courses and programs are attended on an ongoing basis, maintaining continuing professional development requirements.

Lisa's wealth of experience includes working in public health, Department of Health Adult Mental Health Service and Department of Health Child, Adolescent and Family Community Health Service, public and private schools and with community groups, Relationships Australia, Waverley Action for Youth Services and Jewish Care.

She is a supervisor and consultant to businesses and clinical psychology practices around Sydney.

She has published in areas investigating public performance anxiety (Australian Journal of Psychology), children exposed to domestic violence and cognitive changes associated with aging. Sydney Morning Herald 'Everyone wins when mothers are able to bond with their babies'. Curriculum development, Masters in family and couple therapy, school of social work, UNSW.

* Note some papers published under maiden name, Lisa Lechem.