Jaclyn Lim Psychology Experience: Expertise in Postnatal Depression, Anxiety, and Child & Adolescent Mental Health

Greetings! In my professional realm, I thrive on forging partnerships with individuals and families to conquer the intricacies of daily challenges. My mission is to cultivate a shared space that mirrors a sanctuary—imbued with compassion, devoid of judgment, and dedicated to providing a secure haven for you to share your experiences openly.

Moreover, my ultimate objective is to ensure that you not only feel heard but genuinely understood and respected throughout our journey together. This isn’t just a job to me; it’s a dedication to fostering an environment where you can authentically express yourself.

I derive immense satisfaction from empowering individuals like yourself with effective strategies, guiding you toward your aspirations, and nurturing those profound connections. It’s not merely about theories and studies; rather, it’s about incorporating the distinctiveness and autonomy of each person I collaborate with.

So, what dreams are you pursuing? How may I be your ally in transforming them into reality? Let’s embark on this expedition together, celebrating your individuality at every turn.

Clinical Approach

  • CBT, Narrative, DBT, ACT, Mindfulness, Parenting strategies, Parent-Infant Therapy, Problem-Solving Therapy.
  • Parent-Child Interaction Therapy (certified)
    Works with adults, children, adolescents, and parents.
  • Recovery-oriented and trauma-informed approach.
  • A focus on the individual within their context and how experiences can shape unhelpful thoughts, feelings, and behaviours.

I possess extensive experience in providing support at Karitane for individuals dealing with Postnatal Depression and Anxiety, challenges in adjusting to parenthood, and difficulties in bonding with their infants. My expertise extends to delivering tailored individual and group treatments in child and adolescent mental health services across diverse settings, including community mental health, perinatal mental health units, university clinics, and telehealth platforms.

My professional background includes working with a diverse range of clients, including adults, adolescents, and children, addressing various mental health disorders such as depression, anxiety, postnatal anxiety and depression, personality disorders, adjustment disorders, phobias, and complex trauma.

I have actively contributed to the field through publications focusing on suicide prevention and the implementation of internet-delivered Cognitive Behavioural Therapy (CBT) for panic disorder. Additionally, my academic pursuits include a Master’s research project that investigated predictors of psychiatric readmission in culturally and linguistically diverse populations. Furthermore, my Honours research delved into the effectiveness of a virtual reality exposure program for individuals with a fear of heights, with findings presented at various research forums.

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