Credentialed Social Worker, Bachelor of Arts (Psych), Bachelor of Social Work

Name: Naomi Ramsdell

Profession: Credentialed Mental Health Social Worker

New Referrals: 07 5646 3848

Service Location: Gold Coast & Telehealth

Specialties: Adults, Stabilisation, Supervision, Acute Stress Disorder, Adjustment Disorders, Anxiety Disorders, Bipolar, Borderline Personality Disorder, Depressive Disorders, Dissociative Disorders, Obsessive-Compulsive Disorders, Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD), Psychosis, Sleep Disorders, Somatic Symptom Disorders.

Populations: Aboriginal & Torres Strait Islander populations, Cults, Gender Identify, Health Professionals, LGBTQIA+, Police, Return Service Men/Women, Terminal Illness, Young Adults (18-35), Middle Age (35-60) & Aged Person (60+).

Approaches used: Acceptance & Commitment Therapy (ACT), Behavioural Therapy, Cognitive Behaviour Therapy (CBT), Dialectical Behaviour Therapy (DBT), Emotionally Focused Therapy, Interpersonal Psychotherapy, Mindfulness-Based Cognitive Therapy, Motivational Interviewing, Narrative Therapy, Psychodynamic, Psycho-education, Somatic Therapy, Somatic Trauma Therapy, and Trauma-Focused Cognitive Behavior Therapy

Naomi, is a Clinical Social Worker with over 15 years’ experience in both the private and public sectors. She has specialist training in evidence-based psychotherapies and implements mindfulness DBT, CBT, Interpersonal, person-centered, and Solution Focused Therapies, and Psycho-education. She specialises in working with clients with Borderline Personality Disorder, Adjustment Disorder, PTSD, Anxiety and Depression, Returned Service and Emergency Service personnel, Psychosis, Bipolar, Gender identity, and the LGBTQIA+ community.

Naomi provides a safe and welcoming sanctuary to create meaningful and purposeful therapeutic relationships with her clients. She uses a relational style to create a personable and authentic relationship, where the clients experience is seen as the most crucial aspect of the therapy process, Naomi uses emotionally safe processes and supports clients to lead sessions within a holistic and empowered environment, to achieve their health and wellness goals. She provides a safe space for adults of all cultural backgrounds, diverse sexual and gender identities and expressions, and faiths.

With her clients consent, Naomi can undertake a case management role to collaborate with other health professionals and services to ensure her clients are receiving the best possible intervention and support. Naomi consistently participates in professional development to enhance her practice and her client’s experiences. She is also passionate about nurturing the education of emerging practitioners and providing clinical supervision to other therapists and students.