Michelle Bakjac


Michelle Bakjac is a highly experienced Registered Psychologist with over 20 years’ experience who divides her time between clinical practice, training, consulting and coaching.
As a Psychologist in clinical practice, Michelle delivers mindfulness based cognitive behavioural therapy (CBT) and acceptance and commitment therapy (ACT), and positive psychology counselling to assist adults manage a range of  emotional, behavioural, and adjustment problems, such as anxiety, stress, depression and relationship difficulties. Michelle also has a special interest in rehabilitation injury counselling and pain management as well as post trauma counselling having worked with a wide range of individuals and organisations to provide post trauma counselling and mental health first aid. In addition, Michelle specialises in conflict resolution and mediation providing many successful resolutions to restore both personal and work place relationships.

Services and Treatment provided for:

  • Stress
  • Anxiety and Panic
  • Depression
  • Adjustment Disorders
  • Vocational Redirection and Counselling
  • Vocational Assessments
  • Pain Management and Injury Management
  • Post Trauma Counselling
  • Relationships Difficulties
  • Loss and Grief
  • Conflict Resolution and Mediation
  • Anger Management
  • Mental Health First Aid

Michelle also provides consulting to organisations on a wide range of issues around mental health and wellness as well as leadership and change management strategies. Michelle is also a Certified Coach with the International Coach Federation and provides specific skills to leaders, teams within organisations and individuals on a range of issues including building mental toughness and resilience, conflict resolution, enhancing communication and healthy relationships and managing change and challenges. Michelle is a Mental Toughness Partner in Australasia and is skilled in Mental Toughness Coaching and MTQ48 Assessments to assess individual’s mental toughness.
Michelle regularly provides workshops, seminars and webinars on a range of topics including mental toughness and resilience, positive psychology, mindfulness, mental health and wellness, mental health first aid, managing change and challenges, building leadership capability (including facilitating Certificate IV in Leadership and Management) as well as managing conflict.