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Rebecca Wheeler

Clinical Psychologist (Director)

Rebecca is the principal psychologist and Director of RWA Psychology. She is a Clinical Psychologist with 24 years of experience in therapy with clients.

She has a special interest in supporting parents with their experiences of parenting – from contemplating conception, pregnancy & birth through to adjusting to both the joys and demands of parenting. Rebecca works with parents who simply need support during this period as well as those with stronger mental health difficulties such as postnatal depression and anxiety. Clients value the safe and nurturing environment she provides for them to to deepen their understanding of their emotional issues and develop the skills needed to move forward.

Assisting parents in establishing secure and resilient relationships with their children, allowing them to experience the joys of parenting while navigating the inevitable challenges it can bring is critical to how Rebecca works with her clients.  Rebecca has a special interest in building parenting skills in mindful and reflective parenting. She works from an attachment based perspective with parents and children.

Rebecca has worked with many parents who have experienced loss during the pregnancy or postpartum period. Providing compassion, understanding and space to explore their grief is critical to this work as well as assisting parents to find a way to live with their loss.

Additionally, Rebecca has considerable experience working wiht adults in trauma, anxiety and depression, self esteem, attachment issues and personal growth.

Rebecca has had her own successful practice for over 20 years. Her career prior to this spanned diverse areas such as private practice, corporate, community and forensic settings.

Clients value the safe and nurturing environment she provides for them to deepen their understanding of their emotional issues and develop the skills they need to move forward.