Name: Jacklyn Whybrow

Profession: Credentialed Mental Health Social Worker

New Referrals: 07 5646 3848

Service Location: Gold Coast & Telehealth

Specialties: Family Therapy, Youth, DBT, Stabilisation, Gender, drugs and alcohol, grief and loss and Borderline Personality Disorder, Supervision.

Jacklyn is a Credentialed Mental Health Social Worker and Credentialed DBT Practitioner who facilitates DBT programs, provides clinical supervision and individual therapy.

Jacklyn’s professional interests includes providing effective therapeutic interventions to individuals, families and couples of all age groups including children, adolescents and adults presenting with with a range of mental health issues including anxiety disorders, depression, drugs and alcohol, grief and loss and Borderline Personality Disorder.

Jacklyn has extensive  mental health experience including: National Clinical Lead at Neami National, Queensland Health; Senior Management at various health services and Team Leader with headspace.

Jacklyn is trained in a variety of therapeutic approaches including Dialectical Behaviour Therapy, Somatic Trauma Therapy, Cognitive Behavioural Therapy, Acceptance and Commitment Therapy, Motivational Interviewing and Mindfulness based interventions. Jacklyn provides psychotherapy from an evidence based framework, and continues to engage in professional development to support his clinical practice.

Jacklyn has completed a Master in Social Work and Master of Health Services management. She is endorsed as a mental health social worker. To be eligible for rebates from Medicare a Mental Health Care Plan is required before seeing Jacklyn at Essentia Health Clinic.

Jacklyn is on the Executive Team of The Australian DBT Institute. You can access that information at