Dr Zoë Wheeler

Dr. Zoë Wheeler
Psychology (Hons), MSc (Health Psychology), PhD (Developmental Psychology), PG Dip Professional Psychology
Registration PSY0001765916

Dr. Zoë Wheeler is a registered Psychologist with the Psychology Board of Australia (PBA) and has a Masters and PhD in Psychology from the University of Sussex in the United Kingdom. Dr. Wheeler has previously worked in a high school as the Senior School Counsellor, in both inpatient and outpatient hospital settings, and has also lectured in Early Childhood at Macquarie University.

Dr. Wheeler has a passion for working with teenagers and young adults, in addition to supporting parents. She has trained extensively in mood difficulties, behaviour change, and health behaviours, and believes in an empathic, emotion focused approach which fosters a strong therapeutic alliance.

Dr. Wheeler tailors her approach to each individual client and draws on Cognitive Behavioural Therapy (CBT), Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT), Dialectical Behaviour Therapy (DBT), Motivational Interviewing (MI), and Mindfulness. Dr. Wheeler conducts  intellectual and educational assessments, in addition to assessing and  treating a range of mood, situational, and behavioural difficulties. She has also worked with disadvantaged adolescents and in early intervention supporting families where a child has an Autism Spectrum Disorder.

Published Articles

de Visser, R. O.,Wheeler, Z., Abraham, C. & Smith, J. A. (2013) ‘Drinking is our modern way of bonding’: Young people’s beliefs about interventions to encourage moderate drinking, Psychology & Health, 28:12, 1460-1480.