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Dr Georgie Bancroft

BA (Psych) Grad Dip (Psych) PhD (Psych)

Georgie holds a Bachelor of Arts and Post-Graduate Diploma in Psychology and has gained additional certification in counselling and psychotherapy, psychological practice, relationship and marital therapy, psychodynamic psychotherapy, contextual modular therapy and cognitive behavioural therapy from the Cairnmillar Institute.

In 2006, she was awarded Doctor of Philosophy (Psychology) from the University of Coventry, England and later obtained a Trainer Certification in The Chronic Disease Self-Management Course at Stanford University, California, USA.

Georgie has worked in academia (including lecturing and research), the community sector, private practice, hospitals (running and developing educational and group work for both in- and out-patients) and in corporate services. Her clinical experience includes providing counselling and psychotherapeutic services, group therapy and group work to both children and adults with a wide range of presenting issues.

Georgie has always been committed to engaging in continuous professional development and training. Since becoming a mother, she has focused her training in the area of child development/parenting, subsequently gaining instructor certification from the Aware Parenting Institute and Hand in Hand Parenting. She also regularly attends many conferences and workshops in the area of child development/parenting which are consistent with the latest developmental neuroscience. These have provided her with skills in helping parents and children with a range of presenting problems, including anxiety, trauma, sleep and severe behaviours including aggression.

Academic Qualifications

  • Bachelor of Arts (Psychology)
  • Graduate Diploma (Psychology)
  • She has gained certification in counselling and psychotherapy, psychological practice, relationship and marital therapy, psychodynamic psychotherapy contextual modular therapy and cognitive behavioural therapy, from the Cairnmillar Institute
  • Doctor of Philosophy (Psychology) from the University of Coventry, England, which looked at psychological well-being among people living with chronic illness attending self-management courses in the UK
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“I have known Georgie for nearly three years now, both professionally and personally. She has such a passion for Aware Parenting, not only in being with her own children, but also in her desire to contribute to other parents. She has a deep and thorough knowledge of the theory and practice of Aware Parenting. She has so much enthusiasm in learning as much as she possibly can. Her warmth, care, and compassion for parents and children is so lovely to watch”

(Marion)