Mental Health Clinician – Senior Social Worker
Ben is a Mental Health Social-Worker, Psychoanalyst and Artist.
Ben’s experience in working with medical services began as a film and video-maker working directly with surgical teams in filming and producing medical films for training purposes. This experience in video production facilitated Ben in working with Youth Services while pursuing Social Work to assist disenfranchised young people to learn video production as a means of expression and engagement.
Ben has worked in psycho-social support services for over 20 years and for the last 15 years has worked as a Senior Clinician in a state-wide service for Personality Disorders, providing direct treatment while supporting and providing training for Medical Students, GP’s, Doctors and Psychiatrists in public mental health as well as providing clinical leadership and coordination for Emergency Departments, Inpatient Units, Police and Emergency Services.
In private practice Ben provides treatment, supervision, and secondary consultation.