ABOUT DR DANIELLE CANNON

Provisional  Psychologist

Danielle is a Provisional Psychologist who graduated from her Master of Professional Psychology (University of Southern Queensland) in 2019. She works with clients across the lifespan, providing evidence-based interventions to support clients with common psychological concerns. Danielle enjoys working with clients across the lifespan, and has a particular interest in working with children, adolescents, and parents, whom have a diagnosis of Autism, Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD), and/or anxiety disorders. Danielle also has a passion for neuropsychological assessment and enjoys working with other concerns including anxiety, depression, suicidal ideation, and social and emotional difficulties. When working with these presentations Danielle works collaboratively with her clients in order to make purposeful life changes and transitions that focus on supporting the individual and improving their quality of life.

 

Prior to her Master’s in Professional Psychology, Danielle undertook a Doctor of Philosophy at Griffith University where she worked with Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease Patients to examine how resilience and readiness-to-change interact with both quality of life and adherence to treatment recommendations. Danielle has also completed a Master of Mental Health Practice, Bachelor Arts Psychology (Honours; University of New England), and a Bachelor Psychological Science (Griffith University). She holds provisional registration as a Psychologist with the Australian Health Practitioner Regulation Agency (AHPRA).

 

Danielle’s experience includes working on the Coronavirus telehealth mental well-being support line, working with primary school children with moderate to severe Autism diagnoses; assisting them enter and attend school in mainstream classroom. She has also undertaken work in a private school undertaking neuropsychological assessments and working with young children who experience anxiety. Prior to this Danielle has also worked with adolescents and adults under the NDIS framework who experienced a range of presentations including, attachment issues, intellectual disabilities, and anxiety.

 

Danielle approaches therapy with her clients from a compassionate, strengths-based perspective. She works collaboratively with her clients, creating a safe space to explore any issues of concern, where clients can learn and grow, and improve their overall quality of life.

 

Danielle’s treatment modalities include cognitive behavioural therapy and compassion focused therapy. She recognises the importance of individual needs and that building a therapeutic relationship is essential in promoting mental well-being and helping the client to reach their full potential.

 

Coming from a large family, Danielle is very family focused. She places a strong emphasis on work/life balance and frequently finds time to spend with her family, enjoy the water, or the beautiful natural surrounds of the  Gold Coast.

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