Lynne Wu is a bilingual psychologist in Australia since 1996. She is proficient in speaking Mandarin, Taiwanese and English. Lynne has had 17 years in professional practice with B.A. and M.A. in professional psychology. She has obtained her B.A. In Psychology in Hawaii. Her Master degree was obtained in Colorado, U.S.A. with specialisation in Marriage and Family Counselling using Systemic Family-Based approaches.
Lynne has ample cross-cultural counselling experiences starting from the years when she studied and worked in Hawaii (1986-1991) and Colorado, U.S.A. (1991-1995). She has had various professional work experiences in the community mental health & behavioural centres, private hospital, psychiatric units, correctional centre and local medical centres over the years since 1991.
Settling in Australia since 1996, Lynne has worked with multi-cultural populations for adult individuals, family, couples, groups and youth for both the mainstream Australian and Asian migrant and international student communities. Her work experiences in Australia include Queensland Corrections and numerous medical centres on the Gold Coast and Brisbane.
Lynne’s specialised areas of counselling include:
- Depression and Anxiety
- Loss , Trauma and Grief issues
- Substance Abuse
- Physical, Mental and Sexual Abuse Recovery
- Marriage, Family & Parenting Issues
- Youth Emotional & Behavioural Difficulties
- Cross- Cultural Counselling
Her primary counselling approach include: Cognitive Behavioural Therapy, Family –Based Systemic approaches, Interpersonal therapy and other psycho-education including Assertiveness skill training, Relaxation, Stress Anger Management, Communication and Conflict Resolution etc.
Lynne currently works in Pimpama Medical Centre and Reedy Creek Village Medical Centre with two very friendly teams of skilled doctors, allied health practitioners and staff. In her leisure time, she enjoys bike-riding, gardening, traveling, painting, and dining out, music and movies.