About

IMG_6323 B&W smallerDr Glenn Bilsborrow – BA Hons (Psych), D Psych (Clin Psych) – is a clinical psychologist doing private work from his room at Somerset Medical Practice. He has many years of experience and has worked in a variety of settings, including public sector and private practice work in Hobart. He has trained in a variety of techniques including Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT), Dialectical Behaviour Therapy (DBT), Cognitive Behaviour Therapy (CBT), clinical hypnotherapy, and Mindfulness Integrated Cognitive Behaviour Therapy (MiCBT). Glenn uses sensitivity and care when helping all his clients to find the right solution for their concerns, in a way that suits their individual needs. He assists clients to manage issues that may have been of long duration in a way that facilitates an enduring change for the better. Compassionate, accepting and respectful, Glenn works with people in a way that encourages personal growth.

MiCBT is the cornerstone of his approach with his clients, something he has been practicing for some years. Using this approach, with strong insight, training and experience, Glenn works with a variety of problems such as any anxiety problems, PTSD, depression, self esteem, grief and loss and a variety of other concerns.

Asperger’s Syndrome

Glenn has a specialist interest in Asperger’s Syndrome (AS). AS is an autism spectrum disorder that is classified as one of the so-called pervasive developmental disorders. This means that it is with the person since childhood. Glenn has specialist knowledge about the condition itself, as well as assessment and diagnosis of the condition.

Personality and Cognitive Assessments

Glenn also has a great deal of experience with cognitive assessments, and personality assessments. In undertaking this role, he has done personality assessments for television shows such as My Kitchen Rules. He can undertake such testing and provide a report about the outcome of the testing.

Dreaming

Another area of interest for Glenn is dreams. As part of his doctoral research, he undertook research into dreams and how they related to emotion and trauma. He has two published peer reviewed articles on this subject and has written other articles on dreaming. He can help people to understand their dreams and their nightmares so that they might better deal with them or even reduce their occurrence.

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