Dr David Bakker


David works collaboratively with his clients to develop a shared, tailored, and holistic understanding of their problems and goals. He uses strongly evidence-based techniques, such as Cognitive Behaviour Therapy, to help clients find achievable, practical strategies to overcome their issues.

David has previously worked in the field of community and mental health – in disability support, rural mental health outreach, youth health, hospital settings, and private practice. He has taught psychology and counselling at Monash University, where he has also researched and developed mental health mobile apps.

Areas of Interest:

  • Practical strategies for depression, anxiety, and stress
  • Social anxiety
  • Using technology, such as apps, to enhance therapy