Adam Finch

Training

Adam completed his undergraduate studies at the Australian National University and post-graduate training at the University of Sydney and University of Western Sydney.  He has undertaken advanced training in Acceptance and Commitment Therapy, Cognitive-Behavioural Therapy, Dialectical Behaviour Therapy and Functional Analytic Psychotherapy. He is AHPRA approved to practice as a Clinical Psychologist.

Clinical Experience

As Clinical Psychologist within the Consultation-Liaison Psychiatry team at St Vincent’s Hospital over the past nine years, Adam has gained extensive experience providing therapeutic interventions to patients with medical conditions.  He is also Clinical Psychologist to the Sacred Heart Palliative Care Service and has past experience within a specialized pain clinic at Westmead Hospital.  At St Vincent’s Hospital, Adam cofounded the Dialectical Behaviour Therapy (DBT) group programme and was awarded a series of grants to establish the service.

 Interests

Adam’s therapeutic experience encompasses a range of issues, including depression, anxiety, adjustment problems, stress, self-esteem, self-harm and borderline personality disorder.  He also has extensive experience assisting people affected by medical conditions such as diabetes, cancer, organ transplantation, cardiac and respiratory disease, chronic pain difficulties, and those facing life-threatening illness.