POLY YANG

Therapist

Qualifications:
Master of Professional Psychology, Monash University
Graduate Diploma of Professional Psychology, Monash University
Bachelor of Education in Psychology and Counselling, University of Taipei

Experience:
Poly has worked in community, educational and private settings with individuals from all age groups across the lifespan with a variety of presenting issues, including anxiety, depression, anger management, adjustment issues, behaviour issues, social skills, and general life stress. Apart from working experience in Australia, in Taiwan Poly has also worked in the field of mental health. Because of this cross-cultural experience Poly is interested in assisting clients from culturally or linguistically diverse backgrounds with their mental health and wellbeing issue.

Approach:
Poly is a multilingual speaker, and he provides service in English, Mandarin and Taiwanese. He is flexible with his approach. He believes in the idea that clients are the expert of themselves, and therefore it's essential to understand the presenting issue from the client's perspective and then tailored the intervention according to the client's need.
Poly uses a range of evidence-based approaches, including Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT), Motivational Interviewing, Applied Behaviour Analysis, Cognitive Behavioural Therapy (CBT), and play therapy (Sandplay). Poly is a member of the Australian Psychological Society.
Poly speak fluent chiense (mandarin) and Taiwanese and is able to see clients who speak these languages