Sheridan Meulblok is a psychologist who provides compassionate, evidence based psychological treatment for Eating Disorders and associated conditions from her consulting rooms in Warrnambool, Victoria. She also accepts referrals for more general mental health concerns. Her approach encompasses the values of balance, compassion and inspiration to support the restoration of health and the return of a meaningful, wholehearted life for her clients.
Sheridan draws practice wisdom from over 17 years of clinical experience using a range of evidence based interventions including Acceptance Commitment Therapy, Mindfulness and Self-Compassion, Narrative Therapy, Positive Psychology and CBT. Sheridan spent much of her career working with Children and Adolescents at Child and Adolescent Mental Health Services (CAMHS), and more recently Headspace.
Sheridan has provided consultation in relation to eating disorders to
- Kids Go For Your Life and
- the Victorian Government
She has presented at numerous national conferences and has publicly spoken in hundreds of schools, universities and gyms about the prevention of eating disorders.
Sheridan also provides reflective and clinical supervision to professionals working in the health and community sector. Clients have included
- South West Healthcare
- Ballarat Health
- Department of Justice
- The Place2Be and
- Private psychologists.
Coaching is offered for those seeking support to “live the life you've always imagined”. Sessions focus on turning dreams, ideas & aspirations into tangible goals whilst using creative and practical approaches to overcome obstacles that present along the way.
Links and Resources
- Self-compassion based therapy: http://self-compassion.org/
- Keeping yourself accountable in psychological treatment and ensuring what you do works: http://www.scottdmiller.com/
- Owning our Shame, Vulnerability and moving beyond perfectionism:
- Finding a beautiful empowering therapeutic language: Maps of Narrative Practice, Michael White (2007)
- On the challenges of being a therapist that no one talks about: On Being a Therapist, Jeffery A Kottler (1986)
- Deepening your understanding of the dynamics between a therapist and client: Between Therapist and Client, A New Relationship, Michael Kahn (1997)
- The best ACT text I've come across to support practical skill development: Learning ACT, An Acceptance and Commitment Therapy Skills -Training Manual for Therapists, Luoma, Hayes & Walser (2007)
Connect With Sheridan
Sheridan's Best Self-Care Tip
Take great holidays – somewhere away from home, hot and restful. And turn your phone off while your there!
Maintain strong social connections outside of work with friends and family.
Have your own supervision.
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