Gizelle is a medical doctor who has further specialized in psychological medicine and psychotherapy. In her role as Mental Health Clinical Lead at Sonder, she has clinical oversight for the Mental Health Shared Care program in the North, North Eastern and Western regions.
Gizelle is a practicing senior clinician, managing daily clinical matters and providing clinical supervision to a multidisciplinary team of clinicians. Gizelle has provided training to clinicians in the Shared care program across the state, since the program’s inception in 2008. She also delivers the GP mental health skills training.
Her practice over the last 18 years, adopts a holistic approach, combining medical knowledge and psychotherapeutic skills to enhance people’s understanding of complex and chronic mental health conditions. She believes in reducing the stigma surrounding mental health and empowering people to better manage their symptoms and associated complexities.