About Freya

About Freya Goodhew

Freya is a Clinical Psychologist who works with adults to help address emotional and mental health difficulties. She adjusts her therapeutic style to suit her clients’ individual preferences and needs.

She seeks to assist clients with the navigation of life transitions and distress, the discovery of meaning and possibility, and reconnection with personal values. Her approach is best described as open-minded, supportive and respectful.

Freya provides her psychology services from Shelsley House, located in the Eastern suburbs of Adelaide. For more information on her schedule, please reach out and contact her.

Training and Experience

Freya has completed a Bachelor of Arts/Health Sciences, Honours in Psychology, and a Masters Degree in Clinical Psychology at the University of Adelaide, and is registered with the Australian Health Practitioner Regulation Agency (AHPRA), with an endorsement in the area of Clinical Psychology. She is a member of the Australian Psychological Society.

Freya has extensively studied, and predominantly uses Hakomi therapy  (a mindful somatic psychotherapy) and Internal Family Systems therapy (IFS) in her practice. She also draws upon a range of other therapy modalities, including Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT), Cognitive Behavioural Therapy (CBT), Schema Therapy, and Eye Movement Desensitisation and Reprogramming (EMDR).

Freya has extensive experience working with a diverse range of clients in general private practice. She has also previously worked more specifically in the areas of trauma and post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) in military and civilian populations and conducting psychological assessments in a hospital setting.

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