Everyone (including children) can experience periods of stress, sadness, grief and conflict. Psychologists are mental health experts who provide psychological therapy to assist people to overcome a range of difficulties they may be challenged with in their everyday life.
Psychology can assist people to develop coping strategies to better understand issues or concerns that they are experiencing. These issues can range from reactive problems (stress, excessive worry, grief, low mood) to more significant issues (depression, anxiety, panic, obsessive behaviours, relationship breakdown and trauma).
If you are unsure whether you or your child might need to see a psychologist ask your doctor for more information.
Child & Family Psychologist
Emily is a registered Clinical Psychologist with expertise in the assessment and treatment of anxiety disorders. Her experience includes eight years at Macquarie University’s Centre for Emotional Health Clinic.
Difficulties with anxiety often do not occur in isolation and, as such, Emily’s areas of interest include the full range of emotional, developmental, behavioural, and interpersonal difficulties that frequently co-occur with an anxiety disorder. She offers individual therapy sessions to children/parents, adolescents, and adults.
Emily’s priorities as a therapist are to develop therapeutic relationships with her clients that are characterised by empathy and collaboration, and to work within evidence-based frameworks to offer only treatments with strong research support. She is available for appointments on Tuesdays and Wednesdays.