Delaney Skerrett

Registered Psychologist

 

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ABOUT DELANEY

Delaney is registered psychologist with a special interest in working with LGBTI+ people.

He currently based at the Queensland AIDS Council (QuAC) in Teneriffe and offers therapy to LGBTI+ individuals that have thoughts of suicide or have previously made a suicide attempt. The therapy is available as part of the National Suicide Prevention Trial being managed by the Centre for Human Potential. Delaney also supports LGBTI+ people who are grieving the loss from suicide of a partner, family member, or friend.

Delaney has been working therapeutically with LGBTI people for the last four years. He previously worked in suicide prevention research in relation to LGBTI+ as well as Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people. Delaney is accredited in Aboriginal mental health assessment. His approach is semi-structured with an emphasis on providing a confidential supportive environment for his clients so they can explore, reflect, and grow.

Delaney also has a background in applied linguistics. He loves foreign languages and puts them to good use in international travel. He has written dissertations on language policy and autobiographical memory in bilingual people.

Languages: English, Estonian, and Spanish.

Areas of Focus
  • Depression
  • Anxiety
  • Depression
  • Relationship issues
  • Suicidal behaviours
  • Coming out and identity (LGBTI+ people and their friends and family)
Education
  • Bachelor of Arts (Honours)
  • Graduate Diploma of Psychology
  • Bachelor of Behavioural Science (Honours Psychology)
  • Master of Professional Psychology
  • Master of Arts
  • Master of Applied Linguistics
  • Master of Education (Higher Education)
  • Doctor of Philosophy

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Appointments

Adults50-55 minutes. Contact our office for fee structures.
LGBTI+50-55 minutes. Contact our office for fee structures.
CALD50-55 minutes. Contact our office for fee structures.
Indigenous50-55 minutes. Contact our office for fee structures.