Our Psychologists

Our Psychologists

Dr Tracey Zielinski

Dr Tracey Zielinski

BA (Hons), PhD (Clinical Psychology and Clinical Neuropsychology), MAPS, CCN, CCP

Tracey is a Clinical Psychologist and Clinical Neuropsychologist. She has been fully registered as a Psychologist in Queensland since 2001, and obtained her PhD in Clinical Psychology and Clinical Neuropsychology through the University of Queensland in 2006.

She is a Member of the Australian Psychological Society and is registered with the Psychologists Board of Australia as a Clinical Psychologist and Clinical Neuropsychologist. She is also registered with the Psychologists Board of Australia as a supervisor (at all levels) in the areas of Clinical Psychology and Clinical Neuropsychology.

Her successful career has included a variety of psychological roles in the rehabilitation, residential, and community settings. In her recent Queensland Health role, Tracey was part of a multidisciplinary team in a dynamic general medical environment, working predominantly with hospital patients that presented with chronic and complex medical conditions.

In April 2011, Tracey reduced her hours with Queensland Health to start Resource Psychology. By May 2012, she had a small team of talented psychologists working with her, and at the end of July 2014, she left Queensland Health to concentrate full-time on her highly successful private practice.

Tracey is registered as a Clinical Psychologist with Medicare and Private Health Funds; and as a Clinical Psychologist and Clinical Neuropsychologist with WorkCover and the Department of Veterans’ Affairs (DVA).

As a Clinical Psychologist, Tracey chooses to work exclusively with adults and older adults with a variety of mental health issues, specialising in anxiety and panic disorders, PTSD, stress, depression, adjustment disorders, and grief and loss. She also has particular expertise in the areas of chronic health conditions, acquired brain injury, and medicolegal assessments.

Tracey takes pride in individualising therapy to suit each client. Her therapeutic style incorporates education, skills training and development, and empowering clients to achieve their therapeutic goals. To this end, she utilizes a variety of therapeutic modalities including Cognitive Behaviour Therapy (CBT), and Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT), and The Richards Trauma Process (http://therichardstraumaprocess.com/).

As a Clinical Neuropsychologist, Tracey has extensive experience in neuropsychological assessments for insurance companies, WorkCover, DVA, private individuals and medicolegal reports. She provides valuable insight with her assessment of decision-making ability in adults and older adults with acquired brain injuries and other neurological conditions, and facilitates cognitive remediation.

Michele Davidson

Michele Davidson

BA (Hons), MSocScience (Psychology), MAPS, CCP

Originally from South Africa Michele obtained a Masters degree in Psychology in 2001. She is a Member of the Australian Psychological Society and is registered with the Psychologists Board of Australia as a Clinical Psychologist.

Michele has enjoyed a successful career that includes working as a Psychologist in a variety of settings (hospital, educational and private practice); university lecturing; business management; HR and policy development.

She has extensive experience working with children, adolescents and adults in South Africa, New Zealand and Australia. She is also trained in cognitive and learning assessment and diagnosis.

Her real life experience coupled with academic qualifications allow her to offer a down to earth, practical approach to equip clients to deal with life’s challenges. She builds on their existing strengths and skills to assist effective management of thoughts and emotions.

Michele specialises in adults with a history of childhood trauma; adjusting to change; grief and loss (including chronic/terminal illness); anxiety; effective stress managment; sexual identity issues; depression; nutrition and mental health; and aging well.

She supports clients through tailoring the right strategies for each person depending on their individuality and concerns, utilizing a range of evidence based therapy modalities that include Mindfulness; Acceptance and Committment Therapy; Cognitive Behavioural Therapy; Solution Focused Therapy; Interpersonal Psychotherapy; and Sand and Art Therapy.

Sheldon Goldenberg

Sheldon Goldenberg

B.A., MSc., M.A.P.S., E.M.D.R., and PhD Candidate

Sheldon is a Registered Psychologist with Masters Qualifications in clinical and rehabilitation assessment and treatment. Originally from Canada he has offered his academic and therapeutic services in Australia for the past 23 years in public and private sectors. He is currently completing his PhD focusing on how individuals manage trauma and acquire resilience with the right degree of support.

Sheldon assists individuals (children, adults and older adults), couples and families in the treatment and management of a full range of mental health challenges as well as relationship difficulties, fears and phobias and Depression and Anxiety. Sheldon is qualified to offer treatment models including Cognitive Behavioural Therapy, Acceptance and Commitment Therapy, Dialectic Behavioural Therapy and Narrative Therapy.

He is also a highly qualified Hypnotherapist. Sheldon utilises hypnosis to assist in the delivery of effective therapy as well as assisting clients in quitting smoking, managing and losing weight, and reducing the impact of trauma and phobias.

Sheldon creates a safe and professional space in which clients can achieve desired goals and objectives and is delighted to be part of the Resource Psychology team of expert therapists.