Meredith Oldis

Clinical Psychologist


About

Meredith is a registered Clinical Psychologist with over 15 years of experience across a variety of clinical settings. Her authentic and approachable interpersonal style, characterised by a strong sense of compassion and sensitivity to the needs of her clients, helps to create a safe and non-judgemental therapeutic space to work towards personally meaningful goals.

In this process, Meredith works collaboratively with clients to foster self-awareness, self-expression, and healthier intra- and inter- personal relationships. She strongly believes that each person is unique, and has existing strengths and attributes that can be nurtured to create meaningful change. 

 Meredith has worked with individuals in a variety of settings including: private practice, public mental health services and organisations supporting those with behaviours of addiction. She has experience in working with adolescents and adults with a range of concerns including trauma, complex trauma, anxiety, depression, emotion dysregulation, stress, grief and bereavement, substance use issues, perfectionism and academic and/or occupational difficulties.


Therapeutic Approaches

Meredith uses a variety of evidence based therapeutic techniques including;

  • Cognitive Behaviour Therapy (CBT)

  • Schema Therapy

  • Trauma-focused Therapy

  • Mindfulness-based Cognitive Therapy (MBCT)

  • Emotional Management Skills

  • Motivational Interviewing (MI)


Publications

Oldis, M., Murray, G., Macneil, C. A., Hasty, M. K., Daglas, R., Berk, M., Conus, P., & Cotton, S. M. (2016). Trajectory and predictors of quality of life in first episode psychotic mania. Journal of Affective Disorders, 195, 148-155.


Qualifications

  • Master of Psychology (Clinical), Swinburne University of Technology

  • Bachelor of Psychology (Honours), Victoria University of Technology

  • Bachelor of Behavioural Science, La Trobe University


Professional Membership

Meredith is registered as a Clinical Psychologist with the Australian Health Practitioner Regulation Agency (AHPRA).