Tegan Sherwell provisional psychologist Newcastle

Tegan Sherwell

Position: Provisional Psychologist
Service Reach: Newcastle & Hunter Valley
Qualifications: Bachelor of Health Science, Graduate Diploma of Psychology Advanced
Categories: Compensation Comcare, EAP, Private Paying, Telehealth
Location: Newcastle

Professional experience

Tegan has experience working within the occupational rehabilitation setting supporting clients with psychological injuries, including adjustment disorder, post-traumatic stress disorder, and a range of anxiety disorders recover at or return to work. She has worked within the NSW Workers Compensation Scheme, CTP and Comcare Schemes and provided vocational counselling and health coaching to assist clients in having a greater understanding of their health through exploration and reflection of their values, beliefs and life goals.

Within a clinical setting, Tegan has worked with both adolescents and adults experiencing a variety of mental health concerns including a depression, a range of anxiety disorders, body dysmorphic disorder, and grief.

Tegan also provides services through the IPAR Employee Assistance Program (EAP), providing short-term counselling to employees experiencing problems of any kind, whether they be work-related or personal.

Tegan takes an individualised approach to treatment drawing from a range of therapeutic approaches including Cognitive Behaviour Therapy (CBT), Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT), behavioural activation, psychoeducation and mindfulness.

In addition to her professional experience, Tegan is also a keen volunteer. She has provided her time and expertise at the Swinburne University Wellbeing Clinic for older adults, seeing people living with Alzheimer’s, as well as volunteering for Ronald McDonald House as part of the meals from the heart program.


  • Rock climbing, hiking and the great outdoors
  • Spending time with my lovely Labrador, Lily

What Tegan loves about working in mental health

“I enjoy seeing clients believe in the power of themselves and their potential, transforming from unhealthy beliefs and self-doubt to clarity and optimism.”

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