Bernard Hughes

Clinical Psychologist Registrar

Bernard Hughes is a Clinical Psychologist Registrar with significant experience in the diagnosis and treatment of mental disorders, personality disorders, trauma, and sleep disorders.

Bernard has a particular interest in bipolar disorder, sleep disorder, anxiety and depression, having worked closely with a diverse range of clients with one or more of these conditions. He also accepts referrals for people with addiction issues and substance disorder as well as working with people who have experienced the effects of domestic violence.

Bernard skilfully employs evidence-based techniques such as Cognitive Behavioural Therapy (CBT), Schema Therapy and Acceptance & Commitment Therapy (ACT), to suit the client and their circumstances.

Bernard assists his clients to make understand the issues affecting their mental wellbeing and provide solutions to overcome these challenges. Bernard finds it incredibly rewarding to see his clients making progress and recovering, which is one of the reasons why he loves working as a Clinical Psychologist Registrar at Black Swan Health.

Specialises in the treatment of:
  • Bipolar Disorders
  • Sleep Disorders
  • Complex Mental Illness
  • Depression
  • Anxiety
Can also help with:
  • Personality Disorders
  • Stress
  • Addiction and substance abuse
  • Chronic Pain
  • Domestic Violence

Bernard’s Mental Health Tip:

Maintain healthy habits for sleep, diet and exercise to protect your mental wellbeing.