Lindsey Crockett is a mental health nurse, perinatal counsellor, family therapist and the director of 'Held' and The Australian Birth Trauma and PTSD treatment Centre. She is also a survivor of PTSD, birth trauma and PND with her irst child, severe pelvic instability with her econd and Hyperemesis gravidarum with both.
She works as a therapist with women and families through all stages of pregnancy, birth and parenthood and has recently trained in EMDR therapy. She is about to egin her research thesis focusing on postpartum PTSD and is part of the paternal perinatal depression initiative advisory committee.
Lindsey is extremely passionate about perinatal mental health and also about working with trauma. She aims to reduce stigma about mental illness and this is why she is open about her own previous struggles with PTSD 12 years ago and birth trauma 6 years ago. Its these experiences of post-traumatic growth that drive her to support others on their journey