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Henry James


Meet Henry, a dedicated and compassionate registered Psychologist at Aresolution. With a wealth of experience spanning various age groups, from children and youth to older adults, Henry brings a diverse skill set to his practice.

One of Henry’s key strengths lies in his ability to work with clients who have experienced recent and historical trauma. Female clients have praised Henry’s approach, finding healing and comfort in his therapeutic sessions. Henry is adept at addressing a wide range of mental health concerns, including anxiety, depression, obsessive-compulsive disorder, ADHD, and trauma-related symptoms. Henry’s professional journey includes significant experience providing psychological services in Carnarvon for three years, particularly within a sexual assault response service. Prior to becoming a registered psychologist, Henry worked the area of in child protection and family support.

Henry also has a deep understanding and appreciation for cultural diversity. He has experience working with clients who identify as Aboriginal, as well as those from culturally and linguistically diverse backgrounds.

Academically, Henry excelled, graduating with distinction and honors in his Bachelor of Psychology in 2014. His research paper was later published in a peer-reviewed scientific journal, showcasing his commitment to advancing psychological knowledge.

Henry has a holistic and particularly human focussed approach and takes pride in his ability to make and maintain a genuine human connection with his clients, which forms the foundation that Henry builds his therapeutic approach from. His warm, engaging and approachable personality, as well as his naturally curious outlook, is a strength that he draws on to engage with his clients, both youth and across the lifespan. Henry involves parents and caregivers throughout the therapeutic process with children and youth when appropriate.

Henry has particular experience in delivering Cognitive Behavioural Therapy (CBT), and Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT), with age groups from across the lifespan. Henry additionally has experience delivering trauma-focussed CBT, which he completes in a particularly holistic approach. Henry enjoys helping clients make sense of their world, their thoughts and feelings, and offering therapeutic guidance to get from where they are now to where they want to be.

Henry is also passionate about psychological assessment. He enjoys using this space of his psychological practice to further help his clients make sense of their circumstances. His particular areas of interest are ADHD assessment and educational assessment, from children to older adults. He is also a part of our assessment team at Aresolution. Henry values his warm, compassionate approach in all areas of his work as a psychologist, and brings this mindset to his work with clients while conducting psychological assessments.


Henry is experienced in working with a range of anxiety-based disorders. Henry supports his clients to identify the relevant symptoms, triggers and unhelpful thoughts, and can assess if a working diagnosis is appropriate. Henry helps clients to challenge unhelpful thoughts and work on avoidance-based behaviour.


Henry is experienced in working with depression, and takes care to create a trusting and safe space for clients to explore these feelings and unhelpful thoughts in a way that helps his clients to make sense of their experiences, their feelings and thoughts. In this way, Henry enjoys helping his clients work on living a life that’s best suited for them. To help his clients get from a space where they may feel stuck or without progress, to a position in which they are leading a life that is meaningful to them. Henry’s approach is holistic, and he draws on elements of both Cognitive Behavioural Therapy and Acceptance and Commitment Therapy in his treatment.

Sexual Abuse

Henry has spent a number of years working with people who have experienced sexual abuse, both in adulthood and during childhood. Henry brings empathy and a caring understanding to working with clients who have these lived experiences, and feels strongly about creating a space in which clients can discuss and process these events at their own pace. Henry is able to help clients during this process, work on grounding techniques and emotional regulation, and in time help clients to work on alleviating feelings of distress and self-regulating.


Henry has experience working with clients who have symptoms associated with PTSD. Henry is passionate about helping clients work through the traumatic experiences in a psychologically safe way that is at the client’s own pace. Henry is comfortable sitting with the vulnerability in session with clients, particularly when discussing traumatic memories, dreams, flashbacks, intrusive thoughts, associated anxiety and reminders of the traumatic event.

Cognitive Behavioural Therapy

Henry is capable of conducting CBT with competency. He has a number of years of experience conducting CBT based psychological intervention for various psychological presentations. Henry is able to tailor a CBT based approach that fits for each client in a meaningful, and evidence-based way where appropriate.

Acceptance and Commitment Therapy

Henry is passionate about using Acceptance and Commitment Therapy with his clients. He enjoys the activities and fun that is held in the therapeutic space with younger clients processing feelings like depression and anxiety, and he is passionate about using this therapy to discuss the lived experiences of adult clients and helping to make sense of their values and where they would like to be. In this way, Henry is able to help his clients make sense of where they are now and how they get to a position in which they’re living a life more in tune with who they really are and what their values are.


  • Bachelor of Psychology (Honours) (2014)
  • Registered Psychologist with the Australian Health Practitioner Regulation Agency
  • Australian Psychological Society Member since 2018

Key Training Highlights

  • Trauma Counselling Skills
  • Cognitive Behavioural Therapy
  • Acceptance and Commitment Therapy
  • Play Therapy

Professional Memberships: Australian Health Practitioner Regulation Agency

Henry is passionate about working with people with these concerns:

  • Children 10 and above
  • Adolescents 13 to 18 and their carers/parents
  • Young Adults
  • ADHD and educational Assessments
  • Adults
  • Suicidal ideation/self-harm
  • Bi-polar Disorder
  • Depression
  • Anxiety
  • Trauma and Sexual Assault
  • Post-traumatic Stress Disorder
  • Anger and Anger management