Veronica Engel is the director of the Engel Clinic, a member of the Australian Psychological Society, and affilitaed with surgeons and specialists at the SAN, Royal North Shore Hospital, and Westmead. Veronica has experience working with children through to adult patients with mental health presentations and physical disorders. Through the application of the biopsychosocial model, Veronica works with her patients to understand their unique perspectives, their emotional reactions and how they behave. Veronica implements only evidence-based strategies to supports her clients to improve their thinking patterns, optimise their wellbeing, and master life challenges with greater calm, strength, and success.
Veronica has worked in Japan, Australia, Chile and Austria as well as in the non for profit and private sectors (UNSW, SAN, OClinic, The Gut Centre, Pinnacle Rehab, NDIS).
Veronica operates the Engel Clinic out of her private offices in Crowes Nest and The Children's Health Hub in Westmead, where she works with a team of specialists, focused on gut disorders.
Veronica uses Cognitive Behaviour Therapy (CBT), Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT), guided meditation, and clincal hypnotherapy, and tailors treatment to suit her patients needs.
Veronica Engel - Director
Veronica is an active researcher in the field of psychology, gut-brain conditions, & the role of psychology in obesity.
She has presented to the Department of Gastroenterology at the Royal North Shore Hospital on Gut Disorders, at the Sydney Adventist Hospital for Bariatric Procedures regarding the Effect of Psychology on Eating & has been invited to speak at Paediatric Gastroenterology Seminars regarding the use of psychological strategies in the treatment of Gut-Brain conditions and inflammatory gut disorders.
Post Graduate Diploma Professional Psychology (Macquarie University, also known as The Masters of Professional Psychology)
Post Graduate Diploma Psychology (Macquarie University)
Graduate Diploma Psychology (Charles Sturt University)
Post Graduate Diploma TESOL (Macquarie University)
Bachelor of Arts MA Psychology (Macquarie University)
Cert Clinical Hypnotherapy (College of Medical Hypnosis)
Advanced Training in Suicide (Black Dog Institute)