PROFESSIONAL BACKGROUND

Dr Shanel Few is registered with the Psychology Board of Australia as a Clinical Psychologist and is a Fellow of the Australian Psychological Society (APS) College of Clinical Psychologists.

Dr Few has been working in the Shepparton area the past 12 years.

 

She has clinical experience in public mental health, the not-for-profit sector and private practice. Her expertise is in the area of mental health treatment with a particular interest in the treatment of Eating Disorders and associated issues, as well as trauma.

​Dr Few is a Psychology Board approved supervisor for the 4+ 2 and 5 +1 Internship pathways, Higher Degree Program and Registrar Program for Clinical Psychology.

 

She is also accredited to provide supervision to those wanting to join the APS Clinical College. Dr Few is accredited by Medicare to provide Psychological Therapy, Allied Health Services for Chronic Disease Management and Allied Health Services for People of Aboriginal or Torres Strait Islander Decent. She has Department of Veteran Affairs accreditation, is registered with TAC and Worksafe and can do Victims of Crime work. Dr Few also has an Eating Disorder Credential. 

 

In addition, she has accreditation as an ATAPs provider in the areas of Focused Psychological Strategies, Telephone Cognitive Behavioural Therapy, Children's Mental Health and working with Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander clients. 

Dr Few completed her Doctorate in Clinical Psychology at La Trobe University where she was awarded the APS College of Clinical Psychologists’ Student Prize, acknowledging her high level of clinical skill and ability to design and conduct clinically relevant research.

 

Her Doctoral research was in the area of body image interventions. Dr Few has achieved publication in peer reviewed Australian and international journals.